“Ugh… I hate… Adamantoises…” Ashe ground out as she swung her sword somewhat ineffectually at the large shell of the creature.
“We need to lower its defence,” Penelo cried as she dodged a magical jet of water. “Distract and confuse it so we can hit it in a vulnerable area!”
“Not a problem ladies,” Balthier said jovially. He slung his gun onto his back and reached for his belt.
Ashe stopped, sword raised. “What in Ivalice are you doing?”
The sky pirate dropped his pants with a flourish, standing before the Adamantoise without a shred of shame. The giant shelled creature seemed frozen, bewildered by the strange behaviour of this hume. Was it trying to mate with him?
Balthier crossed his arms. “You know, it is getting rather nippy out. If you wouldn’t mind finishing this battle before the cold weather strips me of my reputation I’d be ever so grateful.”
Penelo and Ashe shut their dropped jaws and hesitantly returned to the battle, able to strike the Adamantoise in the softer regions previously guarded.
Basch, Vaan and Fran were on the sidelines. Basch finished his potion and asked Fran if this was a common occurrence. The Viera nodded, prompting Vaan to ask how she could stand to travel with him.
Fran just smiled, eyes on Balthier’s shapely ass, and told Vaan he didn’t understand the female mind.