Dad (left) and John (right) face off to do battle in front of the oven.
Dad uses his lighter to spark up the thirteen candles on top of the cake he holds.
Soundtrack: Showtime (Original Mix), a chip-tuney combat theme.
The "STRIFE!" title displays.
This is an interactive Flash: you can click either of the "AGGRIEVE"l and "ABJURE" actions.
">AGGRIEVE" — against a green slimer background, John runs at Dad, holding his hammer aloft. He leaps and strikes. Dad defends himself through "AUTO-PASTRY!"
">ABJURE" — Dad employs his "GUARDIAN RUBRIC: CODDLEBRAND". Against a cyan background he proffers the birthday cake gift in John's direction, unleashing the power of "DOTESMITE!"
Soundtrack ends, loops.