Megaten Monday: Digital Devil Saga Part 1

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Hello ladies and gentlemen welcome back to Megaten Monday. Today we’re going to take a moment to remember that there are in fact series in the Megaten multiverse that do not have Persona in the  title. So without further ado may I present to you. Digital Devil Saga.

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The very first thing you see upon starting up a new game is this large tower enveloped in fog. It’s huge, kinda makes me think a little of trying to reach the heavens.

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And the follow up to that is our titles protagonists crouched behind rubble. Most of them have some form of visible weaponry on hand.

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The first of our characters that we get a really good look at is Argilla, the groups sniper and at the start the only woman. She’s keeping a close eye on something via the scope on her rifle.

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The second character we get a peek at has an electronic binocular eye piece. This is the stories main character Serph.

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It’s through Serph’s eyepiece that we get our first glimpse at what’s actually going on.  It looks like there’s something large mixed in with the rubble down there.

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It also looks like a rival is present. His name is Harley. I’ve never been particularly fond of that name……

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The text is completely illegible but not that we’re getting a closer look it becomes apparent that it’s some form of tentacle egg that we’re looking at.

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As Serph signals to the other members of his little group we see our third party member, this time it’s the redhaired Heat.

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After Heat in quick succession we also get to see Cielo…..

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And Gale

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Before Serph signals to move out.

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It’s also in this moment that Argilla graces Serph with a few quick words of advice.

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Before Serph runs down to aid his comrades.

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It seems he’s the one who makes it the closest to the strange tentacle egg…

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Before the tentacles start moving….

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And a message goes out warning both the Vanguards…

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And the Embryon to get the egg off of this territory…Seems no one knows who it belongs to….

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Because a strange unidentified tentacle egg thing isn’t strange enough you can see that it has now begun to glow as well.

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So speaking of glowing, the egg then rapid fire breaks apart sending those whisps of light all over the place. They seem to be flowing directly into the characters.

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And not just your characters but everyone who was there.

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It’s after this strange light fades that the camera you’ve been viewing this opening through starts to get really fuzzy…

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And shows some really effed up shit.

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And one lone monster standing amongst the carnage.

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It’s after this screen fades out that we find Serph laying on his back in the rain.

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While Gale ponders over why none of their enemy unit the Vanguards are still there.

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And Argilla makes a startling announcement that she’s in pain.

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And Serph has this strange mark on his face that was not there before.

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It also seems that were the egg was there is now a naked girl…..hmmmm……

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And Heat is curious.

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I’m not sure Serph feels but…okay. And thus they pluck the naked girl out of the glowing hole in the ground and take her home with them. Yeah like you would a puppy.

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Our next scene opens with The team seemingly concerned about this young woman as our first line of dialogue is Cielo asking how she is.

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She however is still sleeping, Argilla is concerned about something else all together, the girl had no identification in the form of a ‘tag’ ring.

 

Gale is unconcerned about the girl and more worried about the battle and what the strange markings on their skin are.

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Heat states that he will visit the Vanguard territory, they were there as well so thet may have answers.

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For not being the team leader Heat sure is willing to tell me what to do…

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Still Argilla volunteers to be our third.

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Even though she still doesn’t feel well.

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So next week I suppose we’ll see what the Vanguards have to say.

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About Tekizen

I am a thirty two year old fujoshi. I adore Aniplex and Capcom both to a near criminal degree. I love cosplaying. Some of my favorites to date are Miles Edgeworth and Chrollo Lucifer. I am also currently working on Tatsuya Suou. My absolute favorite genre is mystery. I LOVE a good mystery. I have a varying degree of fandoms. I love a lot of different anime, but I can honestly say I love old school american cartoons just the same. My favorite book is The Bacta War in the Star Wars X Wing novel series. I finally beat the Demi-Fiend! He was freaking hard!. I think that's all for now though.
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