...ng onto the elevator.
Darkness surged forth from the walls, stronger than ever, but Mickey was quick about pressing the button. The walls of the lfit reappeared and it began to move upward.
"Whew! That was fun." Sora sighed, letting the power of Valor leave him.
"Why can't I ever get fancy clothes like that?" Riku asked, tugging on Sora's sleeve.
"Because I'm too awesome to be replicated." Sora laughed.
"Funny." Riku said sarcastically.
"Alright you two. Now the fighting will only get worse from here on out. The Heartless will get stronger as we get closer to Kingdom Hearts at the top of the tower. I'm sure we can do this without a problem, but there's no harm in being safe." Mickey said as the lift docked in the upper station.
They ran down the hall and out onto the platform that circled around the center of the tower. The long staircase was held over a seemingly bottomless pit. Hordes of Heartless swarmed from the pit, moving up the outer walls. Up and through the large doorway, they ran through the echoing empty hall. The ramp that was outside the other side of the hall swarmed with Heartless. The three of them cut their way through and up the long winding pathway. It was an easy fight, for the Heartless were still weak and unorganized. Fighting through all the darkness, they kept pushing on and made it to the top of the tower.
Above them glowed t...