Final Moments


Final Moments

  • AUTHOR: Alina
  • TITLE: Final Moments
  • CATEGORY: Action, Drama
  • RATING: PG
  • SUMMARY: Just a wacky, play-by-play comparison of two similar scenes that prelude the Matrix Reloaded. Spoilers for the Animatrix short “Final Flight of the Osiris”.
  • SPOILERS: This story gives away the entire plot of the Animatrix short film Final Flight of the Osiris. If you do not want the ending to be given away (along with some other random tidbits), then do NOT read this. Click ‘Back’ on your browser NOW.
  • AUTHOR’S NOTES: A huge thank you to the Hardliners who helped me fix the fic up with their advice. *Points at Chord, MTS, Gypsy, Jenn, Blake, and Nausicaa* You guys rock the fandom! Also, criticism is highly appreciated, especially about the style, which I’m still not sure worked as well as I had hoped. So review!
  • DISCLAIMER: The Matrix and The Animatrix were written by the Wachowski brothers. Final Flight of the Osiris was brought to life by Square-Enix. I also have to name Warner Brothers right now because they own the rights to The Matrix.

Final Moments

“This is your story.”
~Auron, Final Fantasy X.

As Thaddius, captain of the hovercraft Osiris, jacked her in and hit the loading button, Jue sank into the data input of the Matrix. Her ship melted away along with the sounds of gunfire coming from its weapons bay, and left the colourless world of the Matrix in its wake, silent, cold, and rigid. She didn’t even pause to discern where she was, but instead broke into a run. Only one thing was important right now: Getting to the Drop Point and delivering the package. Zion had to be warned. The machine’s armada was slowly burrowing its way to the city, and if they were not warned, then they would be finding this out the hard way.

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My Matrix Reloaded: Act Five


Act Five: Push the Limits

Out of the still atmosphere of the ancient pipelines came the Nebuchadnezzar, surging forward at breakneck speeds and leaving behind it a trail of smoky air and the whining noise of the engines slowly dying off into the everlasting night. The crew was pulling out all the stops to get to the other ship as soon as possible. The ship under attack was without a doubt disabled by now. If they were to rescue anyone, they had to get there fast, or the machines would get there before them.

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