Grief-Bringer << Masters Never Quit >> The Darkest Hour

(The Upply are being chased by the lava monster.)

Plundar: I thought we lost this thing!

Korgran: Plundar think wrong!

Cole: No more thinking! Just run! (He sees some carts.) Everyone, into the carts!

Vania: Are you sure these still work?

Wu: I am forced to agree with the princess. This looks rather old.

Cole: Trust me, it'll work. Korgran, give me a hand! (They push the cart together.) Time to go. All aboard! (They scream as they travel along the tracks.) I told you it would work! Woo! That's what you call a good idea.

Vania: We're going too fast!

Wu: Hold on!

Cole: (The cart tilts dangerously.) Push that side. Quick! Oh, what kind of person would build a track like this?

Fungus: I think I'm going to be sick!

Cole: (The cart slows.) Whew, that was close. (The cart accelerates again.) Uh oh!

Vania: What uh oh? (They smash through some gates and tumble onto the ground.)

Cole: See? Another good idea.

Wu: Is everyone all right?

Korgran: Ugh, Korgran head hurt.

Plundar: My whole body hurts.

Fungus: Where are we?

Wu: Cole, what is it?

Cole: I don't know. I have a strange feeling about this place. (Several torches suddenly light up.)

Wu: Hmm.

Cole: What is it?

Wu: It is the old tongue. The language in which my oldest scrolls are written.

Fungus: What does it say?

Wu: There's something about ... the Heart of the Mountain? Let pass through here, into this refuge and sanctuary, only those who are one with the earth. Hmm, I wonder.

Korgran: What means that?

Wu: The Heart of the Mountain is the name of the legendary temple of the Masters of Earth. Some believe it was hidden in the mountains of Shintaro, but it has never been found.

Vania: Oh! I know this story. It's in one of my books, Famous Places That I Will Find Before Anyone Else, by Clutch Powers.

Plundar: What's inside? Treasure? Loot?

Wu: Something even more precious.

Plundar: Gemstones!

Wu: The teachings of the Spinjitzu Burst.

Plundar: The what?

Wu: It's a powerful force. Only an Elemental Master surrounded by his Element can achieve it. It's mentioned in some of the earliest teachings of Spinjitzu. Your mother sought to learn the Burst, but she never did.

Cole: There's so much I never knew about her.

Plundar: How do you open it?

Fungus: Korgran, a little help. (Korgran slams into the door, but he only falls over.)

Wu: If the legend is true, the doors will open only for those who are one with the earth. An Earth Elemental.

Korgran: It would be nice to tell Korgran before.

(Cole hesitates, then activates the door and they enter the temple.)

Fungus: Such beauty.

Wu: We are looking upon something that few have ever seen.

Vania: (Cole gasps when he sees a statue of his mother, then approaches it.) Who is it?

Wu: Cole's mother, Lilly.

Fungus: (He finds the Fire Stone Mech.) Look. Look at this!

Korgran: What is it?

Wu: A mech. But unlike any mech I've ever seen. It appears to be made of ... stone?

Fungus: Perhaps the builders of this place used it to build the temple.

Vania: Do you think it still works?

Plundar: (He climbs in.) There's no controls in this thing. Just a bunch of weird crystals and this junk.

Cole: (He reads from a sign.) "This statue was carved with love and gratitude by Geckle and Munce craftsmen."

Wu: Cole. (Elemental Energy illuminates the ground, revealing a mural of Lilly.)

Cole: Whoa. I guess she did learn how to do it.

Vania: What's that light shining out of her?

Wu: Elemental Energy. Power. Power of the earth itself.

Vania: (gasps) Cole, you have to try it!

Cole: Me? I - I - I can't! I don't know how!

Vania: But you're an Earth Elemental. If you could learn the Spinjitzu Burst, you could use it against my father and free all those poor creatures working in the mines!

Cole: We don't even know for sure if my mother could do the Burst. What if it was the Blades of Deliverance?

Wu: But we don't have the blades, Cole. The Burst is our only chance. You have to try.

Cole: Okay, fine. But I'm not making any promises. Okay. Let's get this Spinjitzu Burst started. (He grunts and punches.) What do I do?

Wu: You're asking me? I don't know!

Cole: You're the Master!

Wu: I know nothing of this kind of Spinjitzu. This is known only to Earth Elementals! You must open your mind. You must discover the truth within you.

Korgran: Mm. Nothing is happen.

Wu: Do you feel anything?

Cole: Nothing!

Korgran: Still, nothing is happen.

Plundar: No kidding.

Cole: You guys mind? (He does Spinjitzu.) That wasn't the Burst, was it?

Wu: No.

Cole: Come on, you stupid mountain! Do something. Do something! (He slams the ground, which begins to shake.) Was that me?

Plundar: Whatever it was, it shook the whole mountain.

Korgran: Sound like thunder.

Fungus: I must look into this. (He drops some rocks into his hat.)

Cole: What's he doing?

Korgran: Fungus magic.

Plundar: He's making the pictures again.

Fungus: I-It is not pictures! It is far sight. I have discovered a special concoction of lichen and moss, which reveal things that are happening far away! Observe. (He throws something into his hat, which releases blue smoke that forms images.)

Cole: Hey!

Vania: It's the other Ninja!

Wu: Where are they? What's happened to them?

Fungus: Quiet! Watch.

Plundar: They're in trouble!

Korgran: They fight dragon?

Fungus: It must be Grief-Bringer.

Cole: Grief-Bringer? The dragon from the picture with my mom? (The image of the Grief-Bringer blasts the Ninja, which dispels the blue smoke.) We have to do something. We have to help!

Wu: Against something so powerful, only the Spinjitzu Burst can prevail.

Cole: Well, I can't do that! Ugh, our friends are in trouble, and we're wasting time, stuck here in this - this useless temple. Argh!

Vania: Master Wu, I hope you will forgive me saying this, but instead of standing around doing nothing, maybe you should be helping Cole.

Wu: Excuse me?

Vania: Cole needs you, and you're not doing anything to help!

Wu: Cole is no longer a student! He is an accomplished Ninja and an Elemental Master. He has not needed me in a long time.

Vania: That's not how it looks to me.

Wu: Hmm. (He follows Cole out of the temple.) On your feet, Cole.

Cole: What's the point?

Wu: We have work to do.

Cole: I can't do it, Master Wu! I'm not my mother! I can't do the Burst, so unless you know how -

Wu: I do not.

Cole: Then we have to find some other way.

Wu: (sighs) Vania is right.

Cole: Vania?

Wu: I have neglected my duties, what has been the principal lesson of all my teachings. I'm waiting.

Cole: Ninja never quit.

Wu: Exactly. Ninja never quit, and from this moment on, neither do Masters! They would never quit on us, and we will never quit on them! Burst or not, we have a dragon to face!

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Pilot Episodes

1. Way of the Ninja · 2. The Golden Weapon · 3. King of Shadows · 4. Weapons of Destiny


1. Secrets of the Blacksmith · 2. Flight of the Dragon Ninja · 3. The New Masters of Spinjitzu · 4. An Underworldly Takeover · 5. Return to the Fire Temple · 6. Battle Between Brothers

Season 1: Rise of the Snakes

1. Rise of the Snakes · 2. Home · 3. Snakebit · 4. Never Trust a Snake · 5. Can of Worms · 6. The Snake King · 7. Tick Tock · 8. Once Bitten, Twice Shy · 9. The Royal Blacksmiths · 10. The Green Ninja · 11. All of Nothing · 12. The Rise of the Great Devourer · 13. Day of the Great Devourer

Season 2: Legacy of the Green Ninja

1. Darkness Shall Rise · 2. Pirates vs. Ninja · 3. Double Trouble · 4. Ninjaball Run · 5. Child's Play · 6. Wrong Place, Wrong Time · 7. The Stone Army · 8. The Day Ninjago Stood Still · 9. The Last Voyage · 10. Island of Darkness · 11. The Last Hope · 12. Return of the Overlord · 13. Rise of the Spinjitzu Master

Season 3: Rebooted

1. The Surge · 2. The Art of the Silent Fist · 3. Blackout · 4. The Curse of the Golden Master· 5. Enter the Digiverse · 6. Codename: Arcturus · 7. The Void · 8. The Titanium Ninja

Season 4: The Tournament of Elements

1. The Invitation · 2. Only One Can Remain · 3. Versus · 4. Ninja Roll · 5. Spy for a Spy · 6. Spellbound · 7. The Forgotten Element · 8. The Day of the Dragon · 9. The Greatest Fear of All · 10. The Corridor of Elders

Chen Mini-Movies

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Video Games

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Villain Throwbacks

1. Villain Throwbacks


1. Day of the Departed

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Wu's Teas

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Ninjago: Decoded

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Season 10: March of the Oni

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Season 11: Secrets of the Forbidden Spinjitzu

1. Wasted True Potential · 2. Questing for Quests · 3. A Rocky Start · 4. The Belly of the Beast · 5. Boobytraps and How to Survive Them · 6. The News Never Sleeps · 7. Ninja vs Lava · 8. Snaketastrophy · 9. Powerless · 10. Ancient History · 11. Never Trust a Human · 12. Under Siege · 13. The Explorers Club · 14. Vengeance is Mine! · 15. A Cold Goodbye · 16. The Never-Realm · 17. Fire Maker · 18. An Unlikely Ally · 19. The Absolute Worst · 20. The Message· 21. The Traveler's Tree · 22. Krag's Lament · 23. Secret of the Wolf · 24. The Last of the Formlings · 25. My Enemy, My Friend · 26. The Kaiju Protocol · 27. Corruption · 28. A Fragile Hope · 29. Once and for All · 30. Awakenings

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