Terra arrives at Olympus Coliseum directly into the “Town Near Thebes,” where he discovers young Hercules attempting to challenge a group of Unversed. Herc is clobbered by a Buckle Bruiser, so Terra runs into fight on his own. Herc must have been hit pretty hard, too, because he doesn’t even participate in the fight to follow even though he easily could have been included just like in Ven’s campaign! This was probably a narrative decision, but I don’t know if I agree with it.
After clearing the Unversed, Terra helps Herc up, and Herc asks Terra if he’s here for the games, directing him there just before Phil calls him off to go train somewhere else. Terra decides he could use the tournament to help gauge his strength, so off he goes. I admit, I’ve quested for less. (more…)