Captain Eggman paced around the deck of his ship.
“What seems to be the trouble sir?” Orbot asked.
“I’m becoming desperate Orbot. I want to get that hedgehog, but I want to do it in a way that will actually work…” he said, continuing to pace around the deck.
“Well…what exactly do you have in mind?”
Eggman stayed silent, and though for a second.
“I know it sounds weird, but I want to shrink Sonic, after all, surly he would be helpless as a small thing, and with him helpless, I can captured the island and make it mine!”
“I don’t think that’s weird at all doctor, I think it’s a great idea!”
“Really? Good! cause I got nothing else and if I don’t get featured in one more chapter I’m going to make the writer of this story walk the plank!”
A couple of weeks later and the machine was ready. Eggman looked back at the machine.
“Isn’t it beautiful?” he said, whipping a tear from his eye.
“What’s beautiful?” Cubot said. Eggman was about to hit him, but he stopped himself.
“Never mind, Orbot, get the ship near the island, but not too where they could possibly see us!”
“Ey, ey captain!” Orbot said giving him a solute before steering the ship near the island. Once there, Eggman looked into his telescope to see where Sonic was.
“There’s that little pest…” Eggman said to himself, watching as Sonic was standing next to Shadow poking him while he was trying to read the newspaper.
“Come on Shadow I’m bored and you’ve been reading that newspaper since chapter 1!” Sonic said, continuing to poke at Shadow.
“Just ignore him Shadow, you’re the ultimate life form, one day everyone will be thanking you when the world is going to end and you save them…unless you decide not to…”
“Get ready to aim the machine right at the hedgehog!” Eggman said. Orbot and Cubot moved the machine near the deck.
“Ready…aim…FIRE!” Eggman said. Orbot pressed the button that fired the green laser out towards the island. Just as it was about to hit sonic, Knuckles came walking along with sun visor.
“If this tan doesn’t get Shade to notice me I don’t know what will!”
The visor caused the ray to go up to the sky before hitting the reflection of the Babylon blimp. From there, the ray fell right all the way down onto Tails, who at the time was doing his normal duties of protecting Blaze.
Before Tails could get a line in about how bored he was, the ray hit him, causing him to shrink down to the size of a plushy. Tails looked around confused and scared.
“Oh no…don’t tell me I’m in one of those type of fan fictions…” he said to himself. Just at that moment Blaze opened her eyes and looked around.
“Huh…where did he go?”
“Down here!” Tails said, waving his arms at Blaze. Blaze looked down in shock to see the two tailed fox, who had shrunk down a lot.
“Tails? What the heck happened! And why are you so adorable?” Blaze said petting Tails. Tails wanted to be annoyed but small or not he was still dealing with a queen here…that and he was blushing for some reason.
“I…I don’t know, I must have gotten shot by some sort of shrink ray…”
“Yeah, something that is used to shrink someone…”
“I know that…but who the heck would have a shrink ray?”
Tails thought for a second. He couldn’t really think of anyone who would have a shrink ray, expect for…one person…one pirate person…
“I think I know who’s behind this…”
The pirate Eggman of course!”
“Yeah, back on the beach he was our enemy. He would invade it sometimes and try to attack us with his robots and what not; I wouldn’t be surprised if he was behind this…”
Blaze was quite confused by all of this. She had never really heard of or even faced a pirate before.
“So…where are we supposed to find this pirate anyway?”
“We’re goanna have to leave the temple area and go near shore. That’s where he would be…”
“Wait…leaves the temple…” Blaze said in shock.
“That is…if you want me to continue to be you’re protector. No offense queen Blaze but I don’t exactly know how I’m going to be of much help if I’m this small.”
“Good point…” Blaze said.
“Very well, which way to the shore?” Blaze said, putting Tails on her shoulder.
“What do you mean the machine isn’t working?” Eggman said, looking back angrily at Orbot.
Orbot tried pressing the button, but nothing happened.
“Who the heck did the ray hit anyway?” Orbot asked.
“Who cares! Now get that machine fixed up and fast, I think people are starting to notice us…”
“Hey…what’s that big boat doing out there…” Knuckles ask, looking threw his binoculars.
“Oh well, I’ll figure out later, for now, let me watch my favorite show…shade ta-“
As Knuckles turned to face where Shade was, she was nowhere to be found.
“What the heck, were did she go?”
“Right behind you…”
Shade smashed a baseball bat on Knuckles head, knocking him out instantly. She hit Knuckles on the head so hard, the bat broke.
“Serves you right for spying on me…” she said, with one hand on her hip looking at what she had done to Knuckles.
Back on the ship, Orbot continued to try to work on the shrink machine.
“Hey Cubot, can you hand me the wrench?”
“Sure thing buddy.”
“Say that was a pretty good impersonation of s-s-s-s-s-s-SONIC!”
Orbot looked in shock as Sonic stood before him. Eggman came out of his cabin wondering what the heck was going on.
“I’ve got a bad fe-SONIC? What are you doing here?!?”
“Unlike the others, I saw you’re ship the whole time! Now, I’m going to do something about it…”
Just as Sonic was about to attack, a huge fireball shot at Eggman, causing him to duck. Part of the ship had caught on fire, but Eggman put it out with a bucket of water he kept around.
“There’s a reason for everything I do you know…now what the h-e double flag poles was that!”
Standing on the deck of the boat with her arms crossed was the one and only blaze, looking quite serious and in a bad mood.
“Who the heck is that!” Eggman said.
“Who’s she?” Sonic said.
“What is 4 + 4?” said Orbot, causing everyone to look at him.
“Oh…and who’s the cat lady…”
“My name is queen Blaze, and I’d like to know who’s responsible for shrinking my guard.”
Orbot and Cubot pointed at Eggman.
Blaze threw a fireball at, causing Eggman to duck just in time. The fireball went into the ocean.
“Now fix him before I throw another fireball and set this whole thing a blaze!”
Cubot quickly pressed the button over and over again until the beam came out once more, turning Tails normal size once more.
“Well that solved itself quickly…” Blaze said.
“That doesn’t mean I’m not going to let you escape!” Eggman replied.
“Not even with that iceberg coming near us.”
“Ha! Don’t make me laugh, you really expect me to believe that there’s an iceberg coming this way in this hot weather!”
Suddenly, a load scrapping noise came from the front of the ship.
“Sir! We’ve hit an iceberg!” Cubot said.
“What! How is that possible?”
Next thing the crew knew, the ship was going down. Sonic looked at Tails for help.
“I’m sorry Sonic…” Tails said, grabbing Blaze’s hand and flying away from the ship.
Tails tired flying away, only to be met by a cannon ball almost hitting him.
“Woah! You ok Blaze?”
“I’m ok as I’ll ever be, just get me to land quickly please I’m not very fond of water…”
Tails tried his best, but it was a hard task to do with all of the cannons coming at him, not to mention trying to avoid them wore him out. Just as he thought he was going to pass out, he saw a ship nearby.
“I don’t know who’s on that ship, but I really hope there not a bad guy…” Tails said.
Quickly, Tails made it down to the ship, landing with heavy breaths. He passed out right as the cabin door was opening…