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Amy Rose - Ace Attorney: Case 1 - Turnabout Beginnings

By pokeplayer984

Mystery

Prologue

Location: Somewhere at Dr. Eggman's base

"Dr. Eggman, you are under arrest for the murder of Sonic the Hedgehog!" A green crocodile said as he cuffed the hands of a man. The man at hand had a big red nose, a long bushy mustache and was wearing sunglasses.

The man who was just arrested shouted at the crocodile as he was being pulled away. "No Vector! You have to believe me! I didn't do it!"

~Scene Change~
Location: At the prison where Dr. Eggman is held

"Please miss, you have to help me! No one in the world believes I didn't do it!" He said to an unknown figure on the other end of the thick glass.

The being on the other end sighed. A part of her felt she would regret this decision. "Alright! I'll do it! I'll prove you innocent of killing my Sonic!" She said.

~Scene Change~
Location: Defendant's Lobby No. 3
Time: 9:45 AM

~Start Amy's POV~

'Okay! Calm down! Calm down!' I thought to myself as I tried to remove my nervousness. 'You can do this, just breathe deeply!' My heart was racing as if I was about to have a heart attack, not that I've ever had one before, mind you.

I guess you want to know a few things.

My name is Amy Rose. Female. 25 years old. I'm a Defense Attorney.

Also, right now I'm single, but I was married to the most amazing guy ever. We even had two children together. Plus, I found out that I had a third one on the way. I was going to tell him about it, but he was murdered before I could tell him.

My husband's name is Sonic. We met when I was kidnapped by his arch nemesis, Dr. Eggman. After Sonic saved my life, I chased after him for quite some time, trying to pursue a relationship with him since I thought of him as “my knight in shining armor”.

However, even though he was the fastest being on the planet, he was not one to rush into matters of the heart. Despite that, I tried rushing into marrying him, but it never seemed to work. Eventually, during a night when I gave two of my friends a life-changing date, I decided to try a different approach. Instead of dating him, I chose to hang out. He actually gave in to that and it was pretty cool hanging out with him.

Soon enough, he actually asked me out on dates. However, the dates weren't always the best. Reporters were following us around, trying to get information on the one “the blue blur”, as they had called Sonic, had chosen as his girlfriend. We did our best to ignore them, but boy were they persistent. Some “porn reporters” even spread rumors that we were having a secret sexual relationship. Not that we were at the time, mind you.

Anyways, one night, in front of dozens of reporters that were following us, he asked me to marry him. I was quite shocked, but I overwhelming happily accepted. After that, it's pretty much what you'd expect. Marriage, kids and all that junk.

However, my dream turned into a nightmare when his best friend informed me that Sonic was murdered. Which brings me to today. I want to find the one who killed my Sonic and bring him to justice. Yes, my first trial is a personal one.

A purple female cat wearing a black business suit appeared in front of me.

“So, you ready for this, Amy?” She asked.

“You bet I am, Blaze! I am so ready to take on whoever it was that killed my Sonic!” I yelled.

“Good, because you look as pale as a ghost there!”

My eyes went wide in less than a millisecond and I jerked back at the joking remark she made. 'I'm that transparent, huh?' I slumped.

This is Blaze the Cat. She was a good friend of Sonic and is also my mentor in the legal field. I insisted to her that I take on this case for obvious reasons, but she insisted that she be there to help guide me through my first trial. Also to step in if things got way too difficult for me, but I plan to do this myself. I have to know who killed my Sonic!

“I'm quite surprised though. I can't believe you're taking on this case. You know just how much the world wants this one in jail without a trial, right?” She questioned me.

“Yep! I know he's terrorized millions of lives, but I know this is one killing he didn't make.” I told her. “The world is against him because of all the lives he's hurt, but I plan to at least find him innocent of this crime.”

Blaze sighed. “We had to work pretty hard to find a judge who was willing to do this trial fairly. Most just want to literally declare him guilty and slam down their gavel without even listening to what our defendant has to say.” She said.

“Yeah, once they saw the weapon on him, they just arrested him and threw him into a cell without question. No due process or anything. They want to keep him in there until he rots.” I agreed.

Blaze looked up at the ceiling. “The police didn't even want us to meet with our client. They are just that determined to find him guilty without trial. They know that if we don't meet with him, we automatically forfeit to a guilty verdict.”

“Well, we weren't going to let that happen without a fight. We even threatened the police that we would make sure they not only got fired but also never got another job in their lives.” I said with a smug grin.

Blaze practically mirrored my smug grin. “Yeah, they pretty much gave in after that.” She then noticed someone behind me. “Speaking of our client, here he is now.”

I turned around to see a human in front of me. He had long legs, making him rather tall, and he was sort of round. He had a long bushy-straight mustache below his red nose and sunglasses that covered his eyes. Normally, he wore a red suit with black pants, but we just pulled him out of prison and he was already in his assigned orange shirt and pants. To be honest, I'm surprised they found one his size.

This is Dr. Ivo Robotnik, or rather as he is well known, Dr. Eggman. He has been the enemy of my Sonic since before I even met him. This is the man they have accused of killing my husband. All because he was holding the murder weapon at the time of Sonic's death. However, Eggman claims that he never used the weapon. That he was set up by someone. In this case, he would gain nothing for lying about this.

“So, Ms. Sonic the Hedgehog, I see you are serious about taking on my case, correct?” He questioned me.

“Yes! I will ensure that you are found not guilty of killing my Sonic! Oh, and I prefer being called Amy.” I told him.

“Wouldn't you rather just accept what the police say and have me be locked up after all this time?”

I sighed inwardly. It was true that a part of me just wanted him locked away to rot in his cell after he had been caught. However, a nagging thought in the back of my mind is telling me that he's not responsible for Sonic's death. I just know he was framed.

“I wish I could accept it. However, there's someone else behind it and we both know it! In all honesty, I do want to see you in prison, but only for the crimes you did commit!” I said.

He then turned his head away from me. “Hmm. I see!” He let out a small sigh and faced me again. “Very well then! I shall give you my full means of trust.” He accepted.

“That strangely means a lot coming from you.” I reluctantly smiled.

“I have two things to say before we begin.” He began. “One, that they will not allow me to give testimony as they don't trust my word.”

“Understood! I pretty much expected that.”

“And second, is that I believe that this trial will come down to one piece of evidence. The police have yet to fully examine this piece of evidence. Make sure that you take note of the most important thing that they didn't do with it.”

'A single piece of evidence? I wonder what it is, but also... how does he know that the police didn't fully examine it?' I asked myself.

“Amy Rose! Blaze the Cat! The trial will start any minute now!” The bailiff shouted to us.

“Okay!” I answered back.

“You ready, Amy?” Blaze asked.

“You bet! Let's take down the murderer who killed my Sonic!”

Whoever you are, watch out! Amy Rose is bringing you to justice! No one kills my Sonic and gets away with it!

~End Amy's POV~

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