Arrancar - Lilynette Gingerback - [A-2] Nov 9, 2010 23:55:58 GMT -5
Post by Sam on Nov 9, 2010 23:55:58 GMT -5
Name: Lilynette Gingerback
Actual Age: unknown
Appearing Age: appears in early teens
Number: Fraccion of Starrk
Lilynette is a young-looking female Arrancar. Her outfit consists of white-colored briefs with a black line positioned in the middle, arm-warmers, a revealing vest with a high collar, and thigh-high, fur-lined boots. Her Hollow hole is positioned in the center of her stomach. The remainder of her hollow mask is the form of a helmet with two horns on the top of her head. The left horn looks as if it has been cut off, and the left half of the mask covers her left eye. Her right eye is light pink and she has light green hair.
Lilynette can be quite cheerful and mischievous, in that she enjoys waking Starrk up in unusual ways, such as shoving her fist down his throat. Despite her initially childish behavior, she does have a more serious side, as she is concerned about the ominous occurrences in Hueco Mundo and shows sorrow over Aaroniero Arruruerie being killed. She also seems to be rather proud, quickly taking offense when underestimated due to her appearance.
Her relationship with Starrk is also unique amongst the Espada and their subordinates, appearing more comical and lighthearted. She does not address him with the usual "-sama" suffix (a Japanese honorific similar to Lord or Master), as the other subordinates generally do for their respective Espada, and simply calls him by his name. As such, her relationship to Starrk is more similar to that of a younger sister than a servant. Despite this familiarity, however, Lilynette does show a certain degree of respect for Starrk and knows of his true power, even when he chooses to be humble about it (or is simply too lazy to show it), to the point of being outraged that he allowed Baraggan Luisenbarn to lead the battle against the Shinigami in Karakura Town, knowing that Starrk is higher in rank and power than him. This is probably because Lilynette is actually part of Starrk, with the two having originally been a single Hollow. In their separated forms, Lilynette appears to retain all self-motivation and drive, while Starrk himself has next-to-none.
When Lilynette was still a part of Starrk, he was always alone. He tried to live with other hollows but just by being around him they lost their souls and died, although how this happened is not explained. Because of this he became jealous of the weak and wanted to become weak. In an attempt to escape his loneliness he split his soul into two (himself and Lilynette). He claims he doesn't remember which of them they originally looked like and suspects that perhaps their original appearance corresponded to neither of them. Starrk wanted to become weak so he could join a pack and if that was not possible, he wanted to find someone as strong as him. It is perhaps for this latter reason Starrk wondered why he had to fight someone as strong as Kyōraku.
Hueco Mundo arc
She first appears after the 9th Espada Aaroniero is killed in battle. She wakes Starrk up and informs him of the occurring events but he already knows about it. Lilynette urges him to do something, but Starrk simply replies: "What do you want me to do about it?"
Fake Karakura Town arc
Currently, she has travelled with Starrk to do battle with the Gotei 13 in the fake Karakura Town alongside the other top two Espada and their Fracción. She angrily scolds Starrk and kicks him in the thigh when he agrees to let Baraggan take control of the situation with Aizen immobilized by Yamamoto's Shikai. After the Shinigami have successfully defended the pillars that keep the real Karakura Town in Soul Society and the fake one in the human world, she and Starrk engage in battle with Captains Jūshirō Ukitake and Shunsui Kyōraku. Following an initial face down, though, Kyōraku asks Starrk if she could be taken somewhere else during the battle, as he would have problems fighting with a young girl nearby. Lilynette responds with furious disbelief, but Starrk tells her to be quiet, using the statement as an excuse to try to avoid a fight. She is next seen arguing with Ukitake, stating that he probably should help Kyōraku due to Starrk's strength. When he politely refuses, Lilynette asks to fight him. Although Ukitake flat-out refuses to fight someone who looks like a young girl, she draws her Zanpakutō and decides to fight him anyway. Despite her confidence, Ukitake barely needs to try to keep her at bay, even blocking her Cero with his bare hands. She is upset and stunned at how little she can do. Ukitake comments that Lilynette's powers (specifically, her Cero) are not mature and are lesser than the powers of a Menos, again begging her to "just go home" so he does not need to continue fighting her.
Lilynette insists on battling Ukitake and attempts countless attacks, only to fail miserably. Ukitake deflects and forces away Lilynette numerous times, but does not try to kill her. Instead, he's "training" her by not allowing her to use her own sword. Lilynette eventually becomes so frustrated that she begins to cry, still trying to get her sword back. It is later revealed that she and Starrk are, in fact, one. When they evolved from Hollow into Arrancar, instead of splitting their power between their body and sword, they had split into two bodies. If they were to merge back to one, their full power would be released. With that, she merges with Starrk much to Ukitake's shock.
When the Visored come to do battle with Starrk, he initially lets them attack him, depressed over Baraggan's death and Aizen's cold disregard of the 2nd Espada. However, when he lies in the rubble after an attack, she encourages him to protect his friends by fighting. This seems to renew him, and he returns to re-engage Love Aikawa in battle. However, Shunsui returns and deals Starrk a fatal wound to the chest. As Starrk remembers his past, Lilynette dies along with him.
- Swordsmanship- Intermediate
- Cero - Intermediate
- Sonído - beginner
- Hand to Hand - Advance
- Speed - Intermediate
- Power - Intermediate
- Stamina - Advance
- Intelligence - Intermediate
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Despite being Starrk's other half, Lilynette seems to be a rather weak Arrancar, as during her duel against Ukitake, he was easily able to fend her off with low-level Kidō and minimal effort, and when she tried her Cero against him, he easily repelled it unarmed.
Spiritual Power: Being an Arrancar, Lilynette does have some Reiryoku, but the extent has yet to be seen. She has not used Sonído.
- Description of Attack - Cero: Lilynette charges a light-green Cero through her left eye (which her mask remnants cover), and fires it from the center of her face.
- Type - Blast
- Range - Mid/Long
- Limitation - The power of the Cero is questionable, but Jūshirō Ukitake comments that even a Gillian-class Menos fires a more potent Cero
Name: Los Lobos
Translation - Wolf Pack
Call Out Phrase: Kick About
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Due to the fact that Lilynette and Starrk were originally one being, she shares his Resurrección, "Los Lobos". While she wields her own sword, in her (and Starrk's) Resurrección form, she is both of Starrk's guns. She can apparently still feel things and talk audibly in this form, as she says it hurts when he hits her against his head, and cries out when he slaps the back end of the gun. After merging with Starrk, her sword is seen to still be beside Ukitake, where it is in the process of disintegrating.
Sword: Lilynette has a sword that is drawn from the stump of the missing horn on her mask fragment. It resembles a scimitar with a standard katana hilt and an oblong guard.
Starrk and Lilynette become one when they enter Resurreccion, so they appear the same. See Starrk app for details.
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Standing over the sleeping Starrk, Lilynette gave off a bored look. ”Hey Starrk, wake up.” She said waiting for her stronger half to wake. Placing a hand on her hip, tapping her foot, and waited a whole five seconds before she reached her free hand and trusted it into Starrk’s opened mouth.
In a single motion, her hand was removed as Starrk woke up coughing hard in a comedic fashion. ”What gives, Lilynette?” He asked her a stupid question.
As if he needed to ask. The thought came into her light green haired head, as her cheerful face turned into one of displeasure. ”Are you done yet? I’m bored here.” Lilinette said as she hated being in Karakura town and not casing some kind or trouble. This place just gave her a bad vibe, seeing this is where they fought that kimono freak and the white haired bastard during that war. The thought of him refusing to fight her seriously just made her so mad, she wanted to hit someone.
Scratching his head, Starrk closed his eyes as he thought of an answer to give. ”Come on, we went to that movie yesterday.”
”You slept through the whole thing,.” She argued with a hint of annoyance. It was an action film and he still fell asleep through it. If the humans could have seen him, Lilynette would have been far more embarrassed.
”What about that *yawn* carnival thing?” Starrk head began to dip up and down as he began to fall asleep once more.
”The rides sucked as…” She started before she noticed Starrk falling back into his slumber on the bench. This was a great annoyance which in turn caused her to jump in the air and slam her body into Starrk’s stomach.
”Don’t fall asleep in the middle of our conversation, wake up already.” She complained and punched at the same time, making it hard for Starrk to sleep. She hated it here, it was almost as bad as when they were alone in the desert. At least in Hueco Mundo they could be with other Arrancar, talk to them if they wanted to, and end this loneliness they tried so hard to end.
So she kept punching Starrk, gradually slowing down as she noticed him staring at her, and then she finally stopped. For a moment they just stared at each other, as the cloud moved through the sky, and the birds sang.
”When are we going home?” A calm question as Lilynette sat on Starrk.
”Soon.” Starrk replied straightening up, allowing his small fraccion to slide down to his lap.
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