Nartha has walked into a large room and she walks over to a shelf with a sign: GRENADES. Nartha grabs a leather bag from the shelf and stuffs grenades inside the bag. Then she puts on a CRSC uniform found the CRSC arsenal and says, “ Wow, this place is huge.”, and walks out undetected. As she is walking away, a scientist sees Nartha in a uniform with the name tag WENDY. He asks, “Hey Wendy, did you hear that they are putting on a full-scale search for the crew of Primate 1? The rumor is that they teamed up with Alpha Python.” Nartha just smiles and keeps walking. The scientist points at a group that is fighting and says, “Hey look Wendy, I found them!”
Meanwhile, Wingy and Dr. Wining are facing off. Dr. Wining says, “This is the end, Wingy.” And the robot runs forward Wingy, but suddenly stops. They all hear a beeping. Then, KABOOM! And, the robot is blown to smithereens and the explosion knocks down the team and Dr. Wining. Nartha walks toward them and says, “The CRSC is weak and you are weak too, Wingy. I was always meant to be the one in control. My brother stole all of the thunder. But no more. My brother was always the favorite child, but no one cared about me. You have all been lied to. I have fooled you all. My name isn’t Renna.” She pulls off her blond wig to reveal greasy black hair and says, “It is time I introduced myself properly. The name is Nartha! Nice to meet you.”
Wingy and Dr. Wining yell at the same time: “WWWHHHAAATTT!!!”
Then, Nartha begins to throw more grenades into each part of the CSRS headquarters and they can all hear her maniacal laughter. Dr. Wining and the rest of the CRSC staff flee to their own mothership and our heroes run to the Primate 1. Wingy hears Nartha yell, “Wingy, wherever you go, I will always find you. Afterall, I am the first universal booksailor.”
Once all of them had left, Nartha was left standing in the ruins of the CRSC building. She pulled the Reaper’s Star out of her pocket and says, “What do you even do?” But Nartha had no time to ponder on this because the police began to show up, because someone reported the explosion. The police officer said, “Come with us.” Nartha said, “OK” as she surrendered and they took her to the prison bus. They asked her to turn in all of her possessions, so she gave the officer the predator mask, but when she reached for the Reaper’s Star, it was nowhere to be found. She knew she could not give up the Unisailor card as it was too powerful. The Police officer told her to sit down. When she sat down, she reached into her pocket and the Reaper Star had re-appeared! Then a whisper came from the Reaper’s Star and said, “We can do so much more than just sit on this prison bus.” Nartha said, “What can you do about it? The bus is already rolling.” Suddenly, the Star glowed and the bus overturned. Nartha and the rest of the prisoners climbed out, but the police officers were not quick enough to follow them.
Meanwhile, an alarm rings at a bank. Two masked figures walk out, each holding a bag of money, but before they could reach the street, someone stops them. He says, “Jay walking and robbing a bank? You two have a one-way ticket to prison. One of the robbers says, “Send US to prison, NOT happening, you’re just an ordinary monkey. The monkey says, “You got my name wrong, it’s not Ordinary Monkey its……Power Monkey!”
Power monkey took a bananarang out of his pocket and knocked the robbers down. He also took a portable net out his pocket and trapped the robbers and said, “I have to prepare for the San Jose Fair tomorrow. Thanks for side tracking me.” He walked back to the city to prepare for the fair just as the police arrived to arrest the robbers.
Later that night a hooded figure wearing ski goggles and a ski-mask walked to the prison cell with a lock pick and said, “You came here after fighting Power Monkey, didn’t you?” The robber said, “Who is asking?” She said, “the Predator.” He said, “What are you going to do? I won’t tell you, because revenge against him is mine.” She said, “If you tell me without complaining I will let you out. If you don’t, you might as well rot away in this cell.” The robber said, “Why would I know where he is?” The Predator said, “Because he has a really bad habit of bragging about what he is going to do next.” The robber said, “OK, I will tell you. He is going to the San Jose fair being held tomorrow. But it is going to take you a while to get all the way to the capitol of Costa Rica by then.” Nartha said, “I have my methods.” As she walked away, she put the lock-pick in her pocket and said, “What could I do? You complained!” And then she snickered.
The next day, everything was great at the San Jose fair. An announcer was speaking as all of the floats came by and Alex smiled as he saw one float with monkeys in masks, purple and green shirts with the letters PM embroidered, and dancing around an ice sculpture of Power Monkey. Alex thought, “I normally don’t wear a costume, but those look pretty good. I wonder if I could have Piggy………………” But his thought was interrupted when the announcer said, “I think this might be our last float. And, that is the treasure chest! There may be some special merchandise for the first person who can grab the chest after our lovely workers use the T-Shirt cannon.”
Meanwhile, the Predator was backstage with the workers who had the T-Shirt cannons and the Predator used the Reaper Star to change her face to look like one of the employees. She then told the others, “I don’t feel so good, so I am going home. Can you get one of the Power Monkey characters to be a stand in?” She the used the Reaper’s Star to again change her appearance to look like one of the dancing PM characters from the float. She says, “I can be of assistance” and she is given a T-shirt cannon along with some Power Monkey stuffed animals and T-shirts that said, “San Jose Fair XII.” She walked inside the Treasure Chest float. She picked up a rock and thought, “I have some merchandise for Power Monkey!”
She changed back into her regular appearance with the ski goggles and the ski-mask. She put the rock inside the t-shirt cannon and fired it at Alex, and took off her goggles and mask sure that she had hit him. But when she looked up, Alex had caught the rock, was holding it in the air and looking very confused. He looked over and saw her and said, “Going skiing, Nartha?” Nartha said, “No, I am going shooting. Thanks to you I now only have these t-shirts and plushies to fire at you.” Alex took someone’s blanket and jumped from his top box seat and floated down using the blanket as a parachute. He landed on the Treasure Chest float where he confronted Nartha.
Power Monkey said, “Yeah, Nanas confiscated all of your ammo when you were five.” Nartha said, “I remember it like it was yesterday.” Power Monkey took out one of his bananarangs and plunged it into the float. He jumped off of the gigantic balloon and ran backstage to warn everyone that the Predator was there. He said, “Run! The Predator is here.” Nartha follows him backstage and says, “You think you could fool me that easily?” Power Monkey says, “Yes.” Nartha says, “Prove it.” “OK” says Alex as he runs through the backstage area. Nartha runs after him and Power Monkey takes a small cord out of his utility belt and aims for Nartha’s feet. He throws the cord and it wraps around her feet and she falls over. The Reaper’s Star falls out of her hands and rolls toward Alex. He picks it up and says, “Nice trinket you have here Nartha, I think I will show it to Piggy.” Nartha screams, ‘NNNOOO!!!” Power Monkey walks away.
Power Monkey runs into a small monkey with black fur trying to help someone out of the wreckage from the float. Power Monkey stops and says, “Do you need a hand? ”The monkey says, “Yes please.” Power Monkey feels the Reaper’s Star vibrate in his hand, and the float begins to rumble and disappears. Power Monkey now realizes that the Star is dangerous and puts it in his pocket. Power Monkey asks the little monkey, “What is your name?” The Monkey replies, “I am Aaron. I always wanted to be like you so it is a pleasure to meet you, your Alexness.” Power Monkey says, “Alexander, actually. I think it was great of you to help those people at the float and I think you have what it takes to also be a hero.” The little monkey says, “I don’t think the people will accept a deaf hero, even though I can read lips.” Alex says, “I accept you!” Aaron replies, “Thank you, maybe I’ll give it a try, who knows?” Alex walks away and says, “I’ll see you around.”
Meanwhile, Nartha is very angry and is still thrashing around with her feet wrapped by the cord, when the police show up. The police officer says, “You have to come with us, you are facing some serious charges.” Nartha says, “You know I’ll find a way to get out.” Just then Alex walks by and says, “Don’t be so sure about it.” Alex walks all of the way to Piggy Industries, where his good friend, Scientist Piggy, works. Alex gives the Reaper’s Star to Piggy and asks, ‘Do you know what this is? Piggy takes it to the lab for analysis and when he returns, he says, “It looks like it came from a meteorite, it could be fifty eons old. I think it has a way of communicating through vibrations to whoever it is bonded to, or someone it is about to destroy it, and obviously that is not you or me. It also seems to hold all of the dimensions separate, and if it is destroyed, the dimensions will collapse into one. Someone could then become an all-powerful ruler commanding an immortal army. Where did you get this?” Power Monkey says, “I found it in my sister’s possession. That means that there is only one person that can help us at this point. ……………………..suspense……………….
Power Monkey walks into the prison where he sees Nartha. She says, “What are you here for this time, to laugh in my face?” Power Monkey says, “I can assure you that I am here on official business; but it is funny to see you behind bars. Nartha, can you talk to the Reaper’s Star?” She says with a smile, “I will if you get me out of here.” Alex says, “Please Nartha, this is a matter of life and death. This is your chance to be better than me.” Nartha says, “I never wanted to be better than you, I want rid of you!” The Star began to vibrate in Power Monkey’s pocket. Power Monkey says “Nartha, don’t!” Just then, three large fanged monsters that looked like a cross between an alligator and a bull appeared. “Oh no” said Alex, “Is that an allibull?” Nartha said, “None of your business, but if you must know, they are bulligators.”
Nartha pointed two of the strange dangerous bulligators toward Power Monkey and one of them goes to Nartha and bites the cord. Nartha throws the cord at Alex and it wraps up his feet. He quickly takes out his knife when he falls to cut the cord, but the Reaper’s star falls out of his pocket. One of the Bulligators brings the Star to Nartha and she uses it to melt the bars on her cell. As she left the prison she stopped and aimed laser beams at the building and it began to collapse. Power Monkey ran through the falling debris and just managed to get out the door. He knew he needed to form a team!
Alex was walking home when he saw some bullies in a dark alley-way beating up on someone. The bullies were yelling, “You will never be a good as Power Monkey.” The person they were beating yelled, “I know I probably can’t, you just have to accept me for what I am and what I want to do.” He threw a punch at one of the bullies, knocking him down. Just then Alex punches another bully and says, “You will never be as good as Power Monkey and that comes directly from the source!” Alex says to the victim, “I need your help, Aaron.” He asked, “With What?” Alex said, “Hero business.” The two walked away and Alex asked, “Do you have any ideas of others we could recruit?’ Aaron said, “When I first got news of Nartha’s deception a couple of weeks ago, and how she blew up the CRSC headquarters, I heard about a group of four who calls themselves the Crew of Primate 1 and they seem like a good option….if you like snakes. They are three monkeys and one snake!”
Power Monkey tracks down the crew of Primate 1 and asks them if they would join with him and Aaron to fight Nartha and get the Reaper’s Star and they all accept. They all go over to Power Monkey’s home to draw up a battle plan. Power Monkey says, “We have to get her back in prison and bury the Reaper’s Star deep in the ground. He also says, “Nartha will be in New York because I saw her plane ticket. Maybe we can lure her into Times Square.” Wingy, one of the crew members, says, “My friends and I can use the Primate 1 to get close to Nartha.” Aaron said, I could hang on the side of a building and throw one of Power Monkey’s special cords to wrap around her legs and feet.” Power Monkey says, “When Nartha falls, we can take the reapers Star and put Nartha in Primate 1 and take her back to prison, Hangy says, “How can we lure her where we want?” Power Monkey says, “I have a plan.”
Once they got to New York, Power Monkey recorded a video on his phone, “Nartha, meet me in Times Square tonight, and let’s settle this once and for all.” Nartha replies, “I will be there, and make sure you are alone!” After dark, Nartha showed up. Power Monkey was standing on top of one of the buildings and yelled down, “Nartha, there are too many people down there, you have to meet me up here.” Nartha used the Reaper’s Star to fly up. She says, “What do we do now?” Alex says, “You might as well follow me.” He then jumped across to another building and Nartha followed. He continued to jump from building, to building, to building, with Nartha following.
Power Monkey tightrope walks along power lines and Nartha says, “Its over Alex.” She uses the Reaper Star to catch the power lines on fire and, as the sparks and flames get closer to Alex, he pulls out a knife and cuts the cable. He holds on to one end and swings across to a nearby shorter building. He tosses the cable back to Nartha and jumps to the next building. Nartha uses the Reapers Star to transport herself to the building where Alex has landed. Power Monkey takes a nylon rope with a grappler hook and throws it to another building and climb his way to the top. Now he is on the rooftop of the building over which Primate 1 is hovering. Nartha uses the Star to join him and they prepare for battle. During the fight, Nartha drops the Reapers Star and Power Monkey grabs it. As Nartha runs toward Power Monkey, Aaron throws the special cord at Nartha but she dodges it and it hits Alex instead, and he trips, loosing his grip on the Reaper’s Star. It goes over the edge of the building. ……………………………..suspense……………..
Power Monkey jumps off the building to try to retrieve the Star. When he gets to the ground, he finds the Star shattered into pieces. “Uh oh,” thought Power Monkey, “I guess we will find out if Piggy was right and all the dimensions will burst into one. Just then he hears……KABOOM…….
Nartha looks over the edge of the building at Alex and the shattered remains of the Star and screams, “NNNOOOO!!! And jumps down too. Power Monkey runs into the Convenience Store which was on the ground floor of the building. He hears a voice on the intercom say, “It is time to shut down for the day. Remember customers, potato chips will be on sale tomorrow in aisle 4.” Then, the lights went off. Power Monkey was left in the dark and wandered around the store. Just then, the lights flickered on for a brief second and Nartha took advantage and got closer the Alex whose back was turned and he did not see her. The lights flickered again and she got closer. The lights flickered again, and at that moment the Predator pounced. Power Monkey blocked her knife with his bananarang, but she knocks him down. The alarm goes off in the store. She says, “Looks like I can’t finish you off tonight brother, but I will soon.” And Nartha walked away.
Power Monkey gets up and says, “Maybe there are some good monkeys from the other dimensions, but one way or the other, this is going to get pretty crazy.” He greets Aaron at the Primate 1 and tells the team about how they lost, they did not get Nartha back to prison, and the Reapers Star was destroyed.
That same tragic evening, something else happened. Piggy was at the PigTeck building and was on the phone. The person he was on the phone with said, “I think Alex is ready for greater responsibilities, what can you make for him.” Piggy replied, “I already have made him something.” He opened the door of his lab and inside a display a mannequin was wearing a purple and green suit, and on the front, it had two letters, P and M, which represented Power Monkey.
It was a dark and stormy night and Alex was walking home. Suddenly a hooded figure approaches him and Power Monkey takes out a bananarang and says, “Who are you?”
The hooded figure says, “Nope, me first. Have you been in contact with the Reapers Star in the last 24 hours? Because this thing has been vibrating like crazy.” He pulls out a Unisailor card for Alex to see. He continues, “Some civilians who weirdly were talking monkeys, told me to find you,….Alex Monkey! I am……….Hoodie Man!”
Look forward to Power Monkey: The Elusive Prey, where you will find Hoodie Man and other surprise cameos.
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