Sonic Battle - Professor Gerald's Journals

From: Sonic Battle (in-game)
Obtained by: PSXPhile

Prof. Gerald's Journal 1

I found a most interesting specimen
from the warehouse. I believe it is
some sort of puppet or robot made by
an ancient people. At first, I didn't
think anything of it, but when I was
experimenting on "Chaos Emeralds," it
began to move. This suggests the
possibility that even the ancient
civilizations could harness the power
of the "Chaos Emeralds."

When I was researching various papers
related to the "Chaos Emeralds" and
this robot, I discovered that there
was a possibility that this robot was
something incredible. I don't want
to get ahead of myself, but this robot
may be the cause of the destruction of
the Fourth Great Civilization. I'm not
sure I believe it just yet, though.

Prof. Gerald's Journal 2

I am no longer able ignore the
possibility that this robot did in fact
destroy the Fourth Great Civilization.
I have discovered a stone tablet that
explains as much. According to the
tablet, "When the figure falls from
the heavens, and the Stone of the Gods
is joined, all that exists will become
one again."

Though it is difficult to
believe, this robot has been watching
my movements, and mimicking all that I do.

I was amazed by my scans of this being.
Surprisingly, reams and reams of data
scrolled and caused my most powerful
computer to crash.

More intriguing was that the data was
all about melee combat and weapons of
that age.

Eventually, if this being is ever restored
to its former stage, it will put all that
data to use, and recreate all the weaponry
and combat abilities that it once had…
And that's not all. If my guesses are
correct, it will also have the ability to
absorb modern weaponry as well. What have
I done? I have uncovered a horrible weapon…

Prof. Gerald's Journal 3

I now understand why this being was named
"Gizoid". In the ancient tongue, it means
"everything." According to the stone
tablet, if the Gizoid establishes a "Link"
with someone, the Gizoid will swear loyalty
to that person. Perhaps it still lacks "Chaos
Emerald" energy, but it has been saying the
work "Link" to me in broken tones. It went
on to explain: "Show me your true strength,
and I shall obey. I am all things, and all
shall belong to me."

So, as it suggested, I brought before it my
collection of model guns, and fired them all.
Then, suddenly, it said, "I shall follow your
every command, and never leave your side."
And since then, it refuses to listen to anyone
but me.

While it still is a fearsome weapon of
destruction, while it remains under my control,
at least it won't be used for evil. However, if
someone with evil intentions ever forms a "Link"
with the Gizoid… I don't even want to think
about what will hapen. I must research how one
can re-establish a "Link" with the Gizoid…

Prof. Gerald's Journal 4

The upper echelon is going crazy. Perhaps, they
aim to freeze Project "Shadow". Soon, the
ultimate life form, "Shadow" will be completed…
The application to my granddaughter is also
imminent. I cannot just let them stop my
study at this point. Because I am the only
one who can save my granddaughter's life.

Prof. Gerald's Journal 5

The higher ups are threatening to shut down
this research facility. I had no choice but
to hand them the Gizoid to buy more time for
my research. I tried to be careful and
commanded it to never absorb any dangerous
technologies. However, I have heard that other
researchers have been making the Gizoid absorb
weapons. Apparently, the way to cause the
Gizoid to form a new "Link" is to show it
power that surpasses that of its former master.
While this poses immense danger, I cannot risk
losing Maria.

Prof. Gerald's Journal 6

My worst fears have come true. The Gizoid has
absorbed enough weaponry and technology that
it started to go out of control. The resulting
rampage resulted in the destruction of most
of the "Ark."

I have deciphered the rest of the stone tablet.
It says, "When the Gizoid had learned all that
it could, it became a god of wrath, and all
was destroyed." The researchers somehow managed
to subdue the Gizoid and sealed it away.
Luckily, it only had one "Chaos Emerald" installed.
If it were to have all 7 Emeralds installed,
it might destroy the whole planet. The Gizoid is
too much of a liability. I tried destroying its
core, but nothing I did worked. I understand too
little of the technology that built him. My
best hope is to try and reprogram its AI into
a free-willed, emotions-based AI…

Prof. Gerald's Journal 7

I have heard there was an accident at the
research facility.

… … …

Everything is gone. My own Maria's name was
among the list of casualties. My beloved
granddaughter… They tell her parting words
were, "Bring hope to humanity."

I have decided that the keyword to activate
the Gizoid's free-willed emotions-based AI
program will be those very words. "Bring hope
to humanity." My poor, poor Maria…

Prof. Gerald's Journal 8

A heritage of the past I dug out, "Gizoid"…
And the ultimate life form I created by my own
hands, Shadow… I equipped both weapons
with "heart."

If all powers are not what is to be obtained
for oneself, but what is to be born from
hearts that yearn for someone, I believe
all conflicts should cease to exist.

Please… If there is anyone listening to my
prayers… Bring hope to humanity.


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