"We'll see about that..." Raphael commented.
Five Months Later...
Nearly half an entire year had passed by now.
As promised by Raphael and the High Archanfels, those who wanted it would be given training under their guidance to become more capable warriors. The result was...odd, but it was nonetheless effective.
In this time period, Dr. Zed read up more on science educating himself about as much of the universe around him as he could. His projects further developed, and a functioning(though still yet-unbuilt) design of the teleportation gate was created. He was also spent time working on a design for another project: a weaponized cybernetic prosthetic limb, so that injured warriors could continue their battles.
Eric, meanwhile, mastered the art of ninjutsu, becoming a skilled, full-fledged ninja master.
Jonathan received combat and weaponry training, and he soon learned to fight for himself, and defend himself and others from harm of need be.
Martha, however, decided not to fight unlike the others. She took a more passive approach, and settled into Marriage with Jonathan.
As for The Xir'algath, they had been spotted around the planet, but hadn't yet launched a large-scale attack. But they were definitely planning something.
We now join the warriors in the present, in Lamurix's castle...