On numerous occasions, the Space Rangers would receive serious injuries
while morphed, something which hadn't happened to previous Ranger teams; either the Space Rangers were less durable than
previous Rangers, or the newest villains were
more deadly than previous villains.
- villain; former holder of Mega Vehicle keycards
Skygantor was playing a card game at a table in
the Onyx Tavern when Darkonda and a disguised Andros joined the game.
Skygantor was an ugly human-like warrior with long black hair, bonelike
spikes from his head, and a copper-colored moving beak-like mouth
covering; he wore a brown tunic, the bottom of which had thin gold
designs which looked just like Rita's dress.
Betting once the cards had been dealt, Skygantor
put down five crystals, and Andros put down
five more; the silver-masked player put in a necklace, and Darkonda added a pearl necklace, calling.
Darkonda suggested to
Skygantor that this game was out of his price range, as he only had one
or two crystals left.
When Skygantor took out five black keycards to bet with, the dealer
yelled that they were worthless, but Darkonda
carefully examined them with intrigue, asking where he'd gotten them.
Skygantor defensively told the dealer, "I stole
them when we battled on Eltar!"; the dealer was
Skygantor added, "They were Zordon's! They must be worth something!" and Darkonda agreed, saying the keycards were priceless.
After the dealer had agreed and added his own
money to the pile, Skygantor
showed his hand, three zanabas, but Darkonda
topped that with five zanabatars.
Andros laid down his
cards, and upon seeing it was a zinta, Skygantor stood and aimed a large
gun at Andros, telling him, "You cheat!"
Skygantor's legs out from under him and caught his gun, aiming it back
at him; he growled at Skygantor, "You're the one who was cheating, and
you're lucky I'm in a good mood today," then set the gun on the table
and walked over to the bar to look through the keycards.
As Astronema wondered
why the Rangers would abandon the Astro Megazord and head into space during their battle with giant, mutated Darkonda, Skygantor was threateningly guarded by
two Quantrons behind her.
told Skygantor she wanted answers, and after shoving the Quantrons' blades out of his face, he replied
that he hadn't seen anything.
an energy lasso around Skygantor, forcing him to his knees.
Overpowered, Skygantor explained that they'd been
on Onyx when Darkonda
had won a set of keycards; Astronema immediately asked, "Zordon's keycards?"
Skygantor recounted the Red Ranger's winning of the keycards while disguised, fighting
Darkonda, and escaping with the keycards, finishing with the
realization that Red Ranger had
stolen the keycards.
Startled, releasing her energy grip, Astronema repeated, "The Rangers have Zordon's keycards?"; she then told Ecliptor with determination to get her battle
gear and follow her.
The villains left
the weakened Skygantor in the main room as they stormed out.
Edited by Joe Rovang. Content owned by Disney, used without permission.