Post by Johnny Mason on Aug 11, 2020 23:46:57 GMT -5
Johnny Mason often wonders how he gets himself in such strange situations. Although the young champion doesn’t have as much disdain as he once did before for the reason for said strangeness, Tyson Watts, he often thinks to himself that he could be doing something better.
Through the smoke filled fog that has became Johnny’s dining room, you can see the silhouette of the fat bastard himself.
See Johnny, you think of me as this weak, out of shape, shell of a man, but back in the day, back in my prime, I could hang with the best of them!
Yeah yeah, I know man. It’s all you talk about.
And you still stick around ol icebreaker.
You’re warming up to me so much that all the ice is starting to melt! says Tyson as his laugh echoes off the walls.
Actually about the name ice breaker,
I don’t know, I just don’t like it.
It was fine when that girl called me that, but now?
I’m the Vanguard Champion!
I want this title to be as respected as the Heavyweight and International championships and that starts with me.
I’m not going to be named after a damn breath mint!
Well tell me how you really feel Johnny! Watts laughs and literally slaps his leg.
Now that Mason is getting more and more pissed off, anything and everything Watts does just adds fuel to the fire.
You know something? Johnny yells as Tyson just raises his eyebrows.
From now on everyone is going to take me more serious.
I’m the champion! And I would of beat Destroyer if it wasn’t for you hitting him with the title!
I didn’t want to risk it Mason.
You know you’re on a roll right now I just didn’t want it to stop.
It wouldn’t have!
But you didn’t give me that chance.
I have to prove it Tyson. I HAVE TO!
Okay I’m sorry Johnny.
Mason looks at him unsure
Truly man, I am.
And I’m going to make it up to you.
At the next show, Sonic Boom, we are going to tell the world. We are going to SHOW the world just why exactly you’re the best thing going.
Yeah okay. I’m going to bed.
Don’t forget about tommorow Johnny!
Mason stops and turns around
I told you didn’t I?
Oh sh*t Johnny wait til you hear this!
Johnny rolls his eyes and sits back down
What could it possibly be?
Okay wait for it, wait for it....
Watts waits until Mason is about to explode
A TRAINING PARTNER!
Wh- Why not?
When I’m in the ring i just see red.
It’s unbridled rage.
Do you really think it’s a good idea for me to have a training partner?
That’s just a accident waiting to happen.
But Johnny just listen
Right now this guy isn’t much. But his potential is just limitless.
For him it’s a chance to learn from one of the best
He points his chubby finger at Johnny.
And for you, well it gives you someone to beat on and get some of that anger out.
Please Johnny this is a real chance for me to be an agent for another up and comer.
I gotta get the Watts name out there and like you want to be, become well respected. Watts says angrily and pathetically at the same time.
And you know, I kind of helped you out at your lowest point....
Okay whatever, I’m done with this conversation
Johnny gets up and walks to his room and before slamming the door says
But any blood shed will be on your hands.
Inside his room, Johnny tries his best to feel at peace for once.
The scent of a candle fills the room as quick as it’s been lit and the faint sound of the tv makes Mason feel a little bit less lonely.
But once in bed, all of the thoughts rush in at once...
Life has this, grip on me.
The more days that go by the stronger it gets.
I guess by trying to overdose I just wanted to be released.
And now that it didn’t work it’s getting more tight than ever.
It was a night of constant tossing and turning, And now, Johnny finds himself driving to the gym to meet his new “training partner” with his giddy passenger, Tyson Watts.
I’m telling you baby, today is going to be a day to remember!
Tyson I’m going to be here for thirty minutes and not a minute after.
I’m doing this for you, then we’ll be even.
Are you accounting for all the advice I give you too? Or?
Yeah and it’s also “accounting” for me letting you live with me and me being your f*cking taxi driver!
Tyson tilts his head down and glances up at Johnny...
I’ve navigated you through the scum, the c*nts, the dogs, the filth, the sh*t! And this is the thanks I get?
Nevermind! We’re here anyways.
Soon after they pull in, they make their way inside and greeting them is the training partner Watts has been talking about....
Dion! Screams the gleeful tyrant
Hey what’s up Tyson. Dion quickly says as he turns his attention to Mason
And nice to meet you Johnny.
Dion stretches his arm out for a handshake but the vanguard champion walks right past him and into the squared circle.
Are you here to learn a thing or two or to kiss my a*s?
Dion quickly gets in the ring before Johnny immediately locks up with him and pushes the young upstart to the ground.
He quickly gets up and into another lock up with Mason as he slips behind him and takes the champ down as Tyson laughs uneasily.
How about that handshake now?
Johnny acts like he’ll oblige before kneeing Jackson in the stomach to which he crumbles
Watts urgently blurts out as Mason drops a knee on the back of the head of his prone training partner.
Tyson stumbles into the ring as Johnny gets out of the ring, out of the gym, and into his car leaving Tyson behind without saying a word.
Dion! Dion are you okay?
Slowly trying to get up, Jackson shoves Watts away when he tried to help pick him up.
What the f*ck was that man?
I thought you said he wanted to help me out!
I- I don’t know!
One minute he acts fine then the next he snaps.
Well I’m done with this bullsh*t!
I thought you both were here to help me out?
I didn’t know-
Man this is my dream!
If you’re going to get in the way of that leave me the f*ck alone!
Look I’m s- so sorry. Tyson stutters
Please give me another chance.
Please give me another chance.
This is y- your ticket to the big leagues kid.
That was the champ! And you took him down!
And look where it got me!
We can find a different way I promise
Please trust me.
I’ll make it up to you
No we’re done here.
Okay how about this
Just show up at the show
I- I got something for you to do
Wait? The WFWF show?
Yes. Sonic Boom.
That’s in England, how do you expect me to get there?
I got you.
I got you I can pay for your airplane ticket just tell me.
Okay I guess?
Okay see you there Tyson says as the bizarre wacko walks out of the gym to remember that Mason was his ride and is now gone.
Ah f*ck I guess I better call an actual taxi.
Back at his hotel, the young Dion Jackson is icing the back of his neck as he gets a phone call...
It sounds so good to hear your voice Dion.
Oh hi mom, I miss you.
I miss you too son, like crazy.
How are things going?
They’re actually going great Dion lies.
I’m so glad.
Your father will be happy to hear that
I wouldn’t think so, he hasn’t spoken to me in months.
I know honey.
You have to understand he just wants what’s best for you.
For you to pick wrestling over going to college was, a shock to day the least.
Well actually I’m going to be at the big WFWF show.
Things went so good they want me there.
Oh my goodness Dion that’s so great.
I trust that you trust in yourself that you know what you’re doing.
You have a chance that almost nobody in our family has ever had.
I hope that you’ll stay safe.
I will, I promise.
Thank you for calling me. I needed it.
I love you so much Dion
I love you more momma.