Chapter 1: Graduation (Corneria)
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Corneria, 1200 hrs.
Current Day: 17 ALW
20 racers were zipping down a racetrack during a G-Zero GP. One of the racers, resembling an Arwing and with a red 17 on the nose was swiftly passing the other racers. Then the Arwing-like racer crosses the finish line just inches in front of the lead racer. A few minutes later, the racer enters a hanger and an anthropomorphic red fox, known as Fox McCloud, climbs out. Then another fox, but female and with blue fur appears and walks up to Fox.
"I see you're getting better at this, Fox." the anthropomorphic blue fox says,
"I sure am Krystal." The Fox says, "I'm sure to beat the final race next week."
"I sure hope you will." Krystal says as she steals a kiss from Fox,
"You know, Marcus is coming home today, remember?" Fox asks Krystal,
"How can I?" Krystal asks jokingly, "Do you think I haven't been keeping in touch with him through telepathy?"
"Well, we better get going." Fox says as he exits the hanger and into a parking lot.
Then Fox and Krystal enter a white and blue limousine, which takes them to their home, a futuristic mansion.
Meanwhile, a ship resembling the Great Fox from Star Fox: Assault comes into Corneria's orbit and heads to the planet's surface. A blue fox wearing a white shirt and pants, a black jacket with red and orange trims, and silver boots is seen sitting on the captain's chair.
"We're home." A blue fox known as Marcus McCloud says,
A gray and white cat wearing a black, red, and blue outfit walks up.
"Indeed we are, after that mission on Sauria." The cat, known as Katt Monroe says,
A blue falcon sitting on a different chair wearing a light blue and silver flight-suit and boots resembling Captain Falcon's from the G-Zero games turns to Marcus.
"Fox and Krystal will certainly be surprised." The Falcon, known as Falco Lombardi says,
"I know my father will be surprised, but my mother probably picked up the signal already." Marcus says,
"That's true." A female rabbit in a red outfit known as Erika Hare says, "I wonder if my grandfather would be surprised too."
"He might be. He is the general now." A monkey in a teal outfit known as Dash Bowman says,
"Actually, he's retired now." Falco says,
"Oh, right." Dash says, then he opens a comm. to the hanger bay, "Hey Corey, how're the fighters down there?"
"They're doing fine." An orange frog in a blue outfit and black cowboy hat, known as Corey Toad says through a screen, "Yours took a barrage of fire though, but it shouldn't be a problem."
"Copy that." Dash says, then he turns off the comm.
"Now docking the Great Fox in the hanger." A robot pilot, known as ROB 64, says as he flies the ship into a large spacecraft hanger.
Landing gear comes out from the bottom of the Great Fox as it touches the ground, then a large tube attaches to the side of the ship and a panel opens and the team exits the ship.
"Welcome back teams Star Fox and Star Falcon." A dog in a green outfit and a black helmet says,
"Nice to see you again Commander Bill Grey." Marcus says, saluting the dog,
"Your parents are expecting you at home." Bill says,
"I thought my mother would spill the news." Marcus says,
"Either way, your friend Leanne's going to graduate soon." Bill says,
"Really?!" Marcus says in surprise,
"You bet." Bill says, "Leanne's parents are also holding a graduation party and they invited you to join."
"I'll be there!" Marcus says, "But I got to go see my parents first."
"Okay, your limo is waiting for you outside." Bill says,
"Thank you, sir." Marcus says, then he leaves for home.
Meanwhile, at the mansion, Fox and Krystal were waiting for Marcus.
"When will he get here?" Fox says a bit impatiently,
"Calm yourself Fox, he'll be here soon." Krystal says,
A knock is heard at the door and Fox opens it to see Marcus.
"Hey Dad." Marcus says,
"Hey son." Fox says, doing a handshake with Marcus.
"Hey Marcus." Krystal says as she walks up,
"Hey Mom." Marcus says, giving her a hug,
"Sure is nice to see you after such a long time." Krystal says,
"Same here." Marcus says, "Dang I need a shower from that mission on Sauria."
Marcus heads to the bathroom and removes his clothes, then he enters the shower and turns it on, enjoying the warmth of the water as if he been away from home for a long time.
After his shower, Marcus slips on an orange shirt, blue jeans, and red and white sneakers in place of his flight suit and heads to the living room where his parents are waiting,
"Hey, I heard that Leanne was graduating earlier." Marcus says,
"Yes." Fox says in surprise, "How'd you figure out? We didn't tell you about it."
"Your old friend Bill Grey told me." Marcus says,
"Oh." Fox says,
"Well we better not keep the young wolf waiting then, should we?" Krystal says,
"Right. Let's go." Fox says, then the 3 foxes leave the mansion and enter their limousine.
Later, at the Cornerian Flight Academy, Marcus climbs out of the limousine and sees a teenage female gray and white wolf wearing a red and black tank top, dark gray pants, and black boots waiting.
"Marcus!" the wolf says, running up to him,
"Leanne!" Marcus says as he hugs his friend lifting her off the ground a bit,
"Sure seems happy to be with his friend again." Fox says,
"No doubt there." A voice says, causing Fox and Krystal turn to see a tall and muscular gray wolf with a scar on his left eye walking up to them.
"Wolf O'Donnell." Fox says, "Should've guessed you'd be here."
"And you guessed correctly." Wolf says, doing a handshake with Fox,
"How's Fiona doing?" Fox asks,
"She's doing fine." Wolf says, "She's waiting back home for me to return with Leanne."
"I also heard you invited our son to join in on a party you set up for Leanne's graduation, right?" Krystal says,
"You bet." Wolf says, "I was thinking of inviting you two as well."
"That's okay with us." Fox says, "When's the party?"
"About 15 minutes." Wolf says,
"That's about 1:30 p.m." Fox says, "We'll be there."
"And we'll be waiting." Wolf says, then he walks over to Leanne.
"Hey Dad." Leanne says upon seeing Wolf,
"And how's my little girl doing?" Wolf asks Leanne,
"Dad, I'm not a pup anymore!" Leanne says jokingly,
"Well, we might as well get you home now." Wolf says, "Your mother's waiting."
"Okay." Leanne says, then she boards a black and red limosine with Wolf,
"Remember, my place by 1:30!" Wolf says to Fox and Krystal,
"We got it!" Fox says, then Wolf's limo drives off,
Later, the McClouds' limousine pulls up to Wolf's mansion, which looks a lot like Fox's, only red instead of blue.
"Here we are." Fox says, "Wolf's mansion."
"And 3 minutes ahead of schedule." Krystal says,
"Well, we better not keep them waiting." Marcus says as he goes up to the door and knocks,
A teenage gray wolf that resembles Wolf, only about Fox's height and with a yellow shirt, dark red jeans, and dark gray boots answers the door.
"Hey Marcus," the wolf says, "What brings you here? The party?"
"You bet, Michael." Marcus says,
"Great, it's about to get started." Michael says,
Later, during the party, Marcus notices Leanne outside standing on a balcony. Curious about why she's there, Marcus goes outside to join Leanne.
"Hey, what'cha doing out here?" Marcus asks,
"Oh, just wondering how life might be now." Leanne says, "How's your life been since graduation?"
"It's been pretty good." Marcus says, leaning against the balcony railing, "The missions I've been on were pretty amazing, both on foot and in aerial combat."
"Sounds cool." Leanne says,
"By the way, Michael already had a fighter built for you when you go on a mission." Marcus says,
"Really?" Leanne asks,
"Yeah." Marcus says, "It's equipped with zapper cannons and the best shields available too."
"Can't wait to try it out." Leanne says,
"I can't wait to see it in action too." Marcus says,