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New Gotham, Saturday
"Braaaaaains," Dinah chanted at Gabby. "Huuuuuuungrrrrryyy..."

"You need more blood on your face, hold still," her roomie answered.

The accoutrements of zombification were everywhere around their apartment. As well as the canned goods needed for their entry fee.

Now all they needed was an army.

[ooc: for those going zombie-walking! threads up in a second.]

Re: Wuh-Oh.

//Push him back, send him underground, let him smash rubble to his heart's content?//

Jono could get behind that plan. He'd have to be carried out of there, at this rate, but it was the best chance they had.

He gave another push, a flurry of sparks drifting away from his chest. He was going to end up losing ground to himself at this rate, too, but he'd worry about that one later.

Re: Wuh-Oh.

I don't think we have any more time. We're going to get tired, the police are going to get antsy-- Dinah paused for breath, and sent, I'll move off a little. Give him something to retreat from, into that direction. LUCK! She squeezed his hand, and took another breath, then started screaming, but moving away, to drive Grundy backward, into the direction of Old Gotham.

Re: Wuh-Oh.

Roaring again, Grundy veered off, trying to avoid one of the things hurting him. He picked kicked at one of those buckling streetlights, and then picked it up as a bat.

"SOLOMON GRUNDY BORN ON A MONDAY! SOLOMON GRUNDY, BORN ON A MONDAY!"

There wasn't anything else in his head. Except OWIE HURT AAAAAAAAAR!

Re: Wuh-Oh.

Jono hesitated for a moment watching Dinah move, and then nodded, moving around the other way, attempting to corral Grundy back. In his head, he was clinging to the image that Dinah had sent him, and was now trying to send that to Grundy, with a suggestion that he go there to smash things. There was much better smashing to be done in that area. Road that would be easy to pull up, to crush the two pests that were screaming at him and burning him right now.

Didn't he want to go there?

Because if he didn't, Jono was going to just have to keep trying to disintegrate him while nudging him along. Or resort to the old hug-and-explode trick.

People probably didn't want him to resort to the hug-and-explode trick.

Re: Wuh-Oh.

THERE. YES. THERE.

"SOLOMON GRUNDY! SMASH COPS! SMASH PEOPLE!"

And follow the little tiny hint that didn't hurt as much as that screechy girl's voice or that fiery stuff or the punch feeling owie owie "ARRRRRRR!"

Re: Wuh-Oh.

//That's right, mate. Go there. Smash there. The cricket's there, waiting for you.//

Blood was falling from Jono's nose in little pitter-pats against the pavement at his feet as he tried to keep his focus on both the flames and making damn certain that Grundy didn't get sidetracked on his way to Old Gotham.

If he didn't have to push as hard with the flame, maybe he'd make it that far. Maybe he wouldn't have to resort to something that would level a little more of New Gotham than they wanted to spare.

That idea of not hugging and disintegrating? Probably an even better thing to do now that there was a warm presence at his back.

Momoko had gotten enough people out of the way that he had been able to find an empty alleyway and transformed. Finding his way back to the main fight had been no problem.

"Plan?"

Not bleeding from anywhere else had better be included in there.

Jon's voice was faint when he replied, broken, words staggered and fading out here and there as he tried to turn his attention in three directions at once.

//Old Gotham...// And a vague notion of the image that Dinah had sent him. //Through th'... street. Bury 'm... undergroun'... We're corralling 'm.//

Grundy was a howling, flaming, slow mess of a thing, being prodded by Dinah's scream, Jono's pulses of energy, and a vague sense of where to go.

"SOLOMON GRUNDY NO HAPPY!"

... and wrecking everything in his path on the way.

Momoko frowned, taking in the scene, Jono's words, and what he knew of his teammates... A better plan would be for Blossom to fly Grundy out, but Blossom hadn't been here when the plan was started so this totally made more sense! Now that he was here,though, they could actually change the plan!

Especially seeing how much it was taking out of Jono and Dinah... and New Gotham!

Though taking off and flying Solomon Grundy to Old Gotham would leave Jono in a worse situation - injured and with no one near enough who could help him. Right.

"Your choice, General. I lasso the zombie and carry you or vice versa." Sure it would be a little tricky... Solomon Grundy was on fire and apparently strong enough to destroy buildings with a punch! But then, so was Blossom!

Well, not the fire part...

//First option,// Jono said tersely, and it was clear that his nerves were fraying if he wasn't telling her not to call him 'General.' //Lasso him.//

Jono would be less likely to try to smash in Blossom's face while being carried, after all. Significantly so.

And he really wasn't feeling up to being dangled by a yo-yo again.

Blossom would be more than willing to use another name for him, but somehow Jono had never actually told her his code name! Plus, it totally made him switch to thinking like a general and not like a hero and Momoko totally knew that.

Cheating, what?

Blossom pulled a yo-yo from his pocket and, getting DInah's attention, lifted it high while pointing to himself and then up. Hopefully her partner got that the plan had slightly changed and would avoid hitting Blossom with the Cry, please?

He lifted into the air and headed towards the flaming fury... One yo-yo was soon heading towards Solomon Grundy's head, another was held back and ready to go as soon as Blossom saw the right angle...

"OW!" That had Grundy turning in one direction, missing seeing Momoko and Jono by a very little bit, then being driven back by Dinah's next scream. She was definitely herding him to a place where Momoko could pounce.

"STOPPPPP IT!"

//Fat bloody chance.// Yes, Jono did dredge up some extra focus just so that he could snark at Grundy. //Remember that smashy place you want to go to? We're going to help you get there, mate.//

His knees were buckling underneath him, and he was starting to see spots of light. Blossom's appearance was one hell of a relief, really.

//Count of three, then. Dinah and I will stop attacking long enough for Blossom to get that lasso firmly in there. One... two...//

And then, the wall of fire stopped, leaving Jono swaying where he stood, trying to mentally coerce Grundy into being a little more cooperative for the flying... boy.

"THREE!" Blossom had managed to get close enough that the yo-yo was well on its way to making three loops around the large 'man'. As soon as the base looped around the string for the last time, Blossom pulled up sharp, tightening the White-light-infused string. The strong resistance at the other end made it a struggle of superstrength versus supernatural strength, but Blossom wasn't about to give up!

He was, in fact, already trying to head back to pick up Jono, struggling zombie on the line or no.

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