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Sardotha

A somber Greninja in hopes of finding his master... No matter what the cost.

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a character in “Pokemon: Humanity's Unexistince”, as played by Dak'nahlan J'novi

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Sardotha


Name: Sardotha

Pokemon Name: Greninja

Trainer's Name: Devren

Region: Unova

City: Floccesy Town

House Name: House of Devren

Pokemon Type: Water/Dark

Age: Maturity- 24 years, Actual Years- 5

Level: 79

Favorite Food: Apples

Attitude: Calm, Intentive and Cunning. Mysterious if you first meet him



Theme: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dO1rMeYnOmM
(I suggest listening while you read...)


I guess this is simple, to tell my life's story. It's nothing too important, just part of an old frog's life. Anyway, it all started when I was a small Grokie; a poor little fella'. I was left as an egg when my parents were stolen from me. It hurt, even if I never got to know them, I've always wondered why? So I lived on my own, going among towns and ravening for food in those places. I got hurt, I would get caught, things would happen to me making me regret ever meeting the human race. How cruel they could be.... Until I met Devren.

One time when I was in the town of Floccessy, there was a crate of apples in front of a woman's house. I thought, "What a score, an entire crate instead of just a few scraps. I picked up the crate and noticed that there was a human standing right in front of me. I stepped back, attempting to run if she had harassed me at all. Only there wasn't a demonic scowl that I would have in my nightmares. But rather... a smile. This was a surprise to me, how unselfish a human could be to greet me with a smile. I stood there for a second and ran off to a dark alleyway. I woke up the next morning, walking by the same house and I noticed... another crate of apples. I walked slowly to the crate and I saw the human there again, drinking a warm liquid from her kitchen. She walked up to me with the same smile she greeted with me before he kneeled down to my eye-level and said, "Do you go hungry every night?" I hesitated to answer, but then I looked down and nodded. She open the sliding glass door and muttered, "I'll make sure that doesn't happen anymore." My eyes widened and I didn't understand what was happening. The human was embracing me with open arms and not doing a thing about it. It's not that I hated that, but going though a life of sneering and anger directed at you would make you think on choices. I set my first foot inside the house and then the next one followed. It wasn't anything to be proud of. Yet, this was the first place I've ever been in where the rain wouldn't hit you on the head. And it was warm... and cozy.

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Why did she have to leave me? I never have done anything to hurt, honestly. Did I do something wrong? Destroy one of her projects she was creating?... One day we were the best of friends and the next day... she was gone. I was going to call someone for help, anyone. But there was no one to call anwhere. Why was that? No, why IS that. It's been going on for sometime now and I'm starting to get worried. Things like this happen for a reason... I needed to figure out why, no matter what the cost.

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So begins...

Sardotha's Story

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The morning air filled my nostrils as the sun slowly peeked up from beyond the mountains. It was only bright enough to see the street below and there was a bit of a fog. I sighed, greeting the morning day with that puff of air. The beginning of summer, it was a wonderful time. The flying pokemon sang out their hearts out in the mornings while relatives of mine croak in the evening. One of my favorite times of the year, especially spending time with Devren in it. She would always sit with me on the front porch and watch me eat her apples. I'd often accidentally bite on some of the core, and it would fill my mouth with a bitter sensation. She would laugh at the sight of that and I would laugh with her.

I slept on the edge of a pond behind her house, dipping in sometimes when the days are hot and I would stare at the clouds. Often I would find myself dozing off and sinking to the bottom. Which I didn't mind of course. It felt quite relaxing feeling the algae of the pond's floor squeeze through my toes as I clinched my feet in them. I stood up and stretched for a few moments before smiling that the morning's day. I noticed though my tongue had gotten caught up while I was sleeping. I untied the slippery knot and wrapped it up around my neck, making it my scarf. Finally, my eyes had willingly opened all the way and I made my way inside my master's house. I went through the kitchen and caught the stairs a feet to the left of said dining area. The stairs were mahogany, a nice smelling wood that would fill the house with a natural scent of woods.

I looked up and said automatically, "Good morning." as I would everyday. I was constantly up before Devren ever did. Only this time I didn't hear the immediate groaning after my greeting. Only silence. I stared at her bed and noticed it had gone untouched. There wasn't even a sense of heat coming from the sheets. I thought that this was very strange: Devren making her bed up perfectly. I'm the one who usually does it for her. Something was off. I quickly walked down the steps and opened the front sliding door to try and find her lying down on one of her wooden benches. On the contrary, she was nowhere to be spotted. I gasped quickly and searched around, trying to find her but I couldn't see anything leading to her. In fact, the milkman hadn't gotten here yet. He comes every tuesday to drop off a pack, but only his bike was there. And now that I think about it, no one was there. What the hell was going on!?

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I couldn't believe how empty the town was. Yet, I wasn't shocked enough to start tearing up at the situation. I knew at times like these, you had to stay calm. Panic is the biggest enemy in catastrophe. The pain was pushed deep down: that I might never find her again, my master. I didn't need to think that, that would be futile. I needed to get answers. And I needed to find her. I felt like deciding to check for evidence on a small scale. I didn't pay attention to the balling goomby, crying her eyes out at the situation it was in. I have been through so many tears that I pity the emotion: sadness. Sadness is a large wall in someone's life that doesn't need to be there. We just get distracted.

The blank expression on my face as I went down the driveway, my arms relaxed at my side and I went towards my trainer's mailbox. I creaked down the steel door, a few chips of paint falling to the ground. Inside the mailbox, contents about some new pokedex accessories coming out. This didn't intrigue at all, so I skipped ahead in the fold of envelopes. I continued on through the mail and still didn't find anything important. Except for this one letter. It was a bill from a trip to the Sevii Islands. This was very miniscule, but I held onto in anyways. I slipped the piece of paper under my scarf and continued on.

I walked down the main street of my town, heading towards the forest heading west. I was going to attempt to get company along the way, but what was presented to me was... idiotic. Most of the land pokemon, oddly enough, were rummaging through people's cars, stealing things and fighting over those stolen objects. Aipom were swiping fruit from every stand that they could find, only to throw the fruit at each other. Yet, some of them were devastated; sobbing with their other friends knowing that their trainer was gone as well. No one had decided to leave. Everyone was acting like the world was ending. No that wasn't going to happen. I wasn't going to let it.

I trudged on through thick forest, conserving my energy knowing that it'd be quite a long walk most likely to get to my trainer. The trail began its twists and turns as I contemplated over the entire catastrophe itself. My master didn't die, that was blatantly obvious. But there was something else of the matter. Someone, or something, took her from me. And, boy, did that make me mad. No one had the right to take of what is rightfully mine. I continued on, scratching my neck noticing that the trail was changing. Instead of a lot of curves and hills the road went straight. Ahead of me, past the brush and the ever so annoying bug pokemon, was a bright new city. As the town's sign passed me, I read the words "Castelia" and went on to the residential area, hoping to find more humans.

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Vixy made her way back to her master's house a little defeated. She wasn't quite sure where to look for him first. Where could the people have gone? Who would take them away? Why hadn't she noticed when he vanished? She entered the house and started to nose his belongings trying to find some sort of clue. She heard a noise off to the side and her heart immediately leaped to her throat. Was Daisuke back? She rushed into the man's room and saw a rattata sifting through Daisuke's personal things. It already was wearing the man's necklace.

Vixy's eyes narrowed and she pawed the ground like a tauros. She snarled at the thief to get its attention. The mouse pokemon looked up at her and clung to the things it stole, fur bristling in defiance. "Put that back!" Vixy growled. "That is not yours! It is Daisuke's!"

"So what? Your human is gone. He doesn't need it anymore. I found it. It is mine now," the rattata answered.

"One last waring. Put it back now!"

The Rattata shrugged her off and started to reach for another item. Vixy inhaled sharply, ready to use flame thrower on the mean pokemon. If she threw fire, she'd burn the house! She couldn't damage it. She swallowed her flame and lunged forward instead and bit down on the mouse's arm. The two rolled, scratching and biting at the other, but eventually the rattata fled, discarding the items it was hoarding. Vixy snorted in her victory before she nosed Daisuke's favorite necklace. It was a gift his grandmother had given him before she passed away. It was a simple looking thing with a dragonair charm dangling from it. It was supposed to bring the man good luck. She nosed it around until she finally managed to get it around her neck. It was a little tight, but she couldn't bare to leave it behind. That's right, she had to leave. She had to go find him. She couldn't just sit here and watch the days go by without him. She'd search the ends of the earth to find her trainer.

Vixy hurried to the kitchen and yanked it open with the rag Daisuke tied on it for her to pull on. Once the fridge was open, she devoured the meatballs from last night's dinner before she closed it again and hurried out onto the street. Just in case the humans were hiding somewhere in the large city, Vixy began searching all of the business and offices she could gain access to. No one was there. Even Burgh and all of the gym trainers were gone. The Pokemon center was just as desolate. It made her heart ache. Vixy pulled on her courage then and headed out of the city. She ran as fast as she could, blinded by her grief until she ran right into another pokemon. She stumbled back and shook herself off and stared at the frog pokemon in front of her.

"I haven't seen you here before... did you come here from another town?" she asked. "If you are looking for your trainer... there are no humans in the city," she explained. "It would be best to look elsewhere unfortunately. What's your name? I am Vixy."

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I entered into the city, hesitant to disturb anyone that might be looking for trouble. Not to brag or anything, but I'm not really the one to let out on a fight. There were abandoned vehicles and traffic lights still going in what appears to be a recently removed city. I hadn't been in such a populated looking place in such a long time. At least I didn't have to deal with any hateful humans throwing anything they could find at me. Multiple pokemon had began to wonder around themselves, not knowing what to with their situation. They weren't screaming in panic; they weren't lying down waiting to die. But they just wondered, looking everywhere to find at least one human.

As I was viewing the walking patrons, a Ninetails had run right into me. I stumbled onto my back and got up straight to my feet, letting out a low glottal of a croak. Then, I noticed that she didn't mean any harm. With the information that I was given, I wiped the dirt from my sticky skin away, irritated at how much dirt was attaching itself to me. I cleared my throat and said softly, my voice like the low coo of a Pigeotto, "Sardotha. And, Vixy please don't try to run into me anymore. I'm quite aware of the circumstances." I continued walking, looking back at her and stopping. I saw the necklace laced around her neck and then glared back at her eyes. she seemed just as involved in finding her trainer as I did. And two heads were better than one. I turned back around, stating, "I could use some company on my journey, you seem..." I stopped to see a Watchog fighting over a sloppy mess of food with another Watchog. They got stains in their fur from the saucy pasta and I crinkled my nose. "....intellectual.", I finished moving on from the street.

As we walked on through the city, I was silent for a few moments before speaking. "I have found a lead: about the missing of our owners. I'm not sure if its true, but its something." I took the slip of paper from under my scarf and it was surprisingly dry for it being under a moist tongue. "Its a bill from the Sevii Islands." I explained simply, replacing the slip of paper under my tongue yet again and continuing to walk. "And, I would head there myself with you but... you don't look like the swimming type." I stated, staring at her with one eye. "I'm sure if we head for some more regions, they'll have one of those machines that swim on the water for us." I explained as we headed into yet another city. But, at the edge of this city appeared to be a bridge, lining itself down into the various mountains outside of this mainland.

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Vixy paused and tilted her head to the side. Companion? A ticket to the Sevii Island? Could her trainer really be there? It was worth a shot. This little froggy had a lead at least. What did she have? Nothing at all. She would just be running from town to town and she doubted the towns would show a different scene. A ticket to the Sevii Islands... she had to try. The frog was right though; she wasn't a swimming type. Just the thought of jumping in the icy water made her shudder in fantasized torture. She wouldn't make it very far at all if she tried. But would the boats work?

"The boats... aren't they powered by humans? I know humans always steer the machine where they want to go. Can you work the boat?" she asked. "We have a port here in Castelia and they have big boats! They have a couple of small ones to. Follow me!" she said and started to bound towards the port like a deerling through the meadows. "Hurry along!" she called and bounded around her companion a moment before she continued to lead the road. She was excited that maybe... just maybe... she'd find her trainer at Sevii Island and find out why her trainer up and went there without her. It wasn't like him at all!

Vixy stopped walking in the middle of the port and looked between the docked boats. No humans here either. She hurried to the edge and looked down to where the boat was anchored. "You'd have to go down and untie the boat... and I think the humans pressed something to make the anchor come up," she explained before she took a running start and jumped onto the boat itself and started to investigate it briefly to see if any pokemon were currently residing here. She saw no one.

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Continuing on through the forest I saw the ninetails run excitedly, shaking my head for a few moments before following her behind. The buildings of the town before us passed me again and I stared at how busy the town should have been once again. The clouds in the air encouraged my breathing even more, myself knowing that a small shower of rain was coming our way. It calmed me; more than I usually would be. But, this eagerness and hurrying, it made me quite irritable. The fact that we'd be heading out immediately with just a note to tell us where we were going... it didn't make sense. I skid behind the back bumper of the boat and crossed my arms, thinking on the criteria of the situation.

Just as the Ninetails pounced onto the deck of the boat, I sighed and said simply, "We can't expect the journey to be easy. We don't even know who took our owners." I stared onto the ground before me and muttered, "I know pokemon well enough that they wouldn't do this. It's not in their nature. Which means other humans, bad humans, took them. We aren't specifically ready to deal with that, yet." I gazed back out onto the water, its steady presence reflecting off my face's appearance. I glanced at the ninetails and stated, "We need numbers: a team. A league of pokemon fighting against this. And I'd rather not leave it to a couple of lacking Rattata." I craned my neck over my scarf and noticed a group of the ruffians. My eyes were half-closed, as I let out a disappointed sigh. I got onto the boat and smiled, stomping to find the boat as sturdy as it is.

"Although, you have given us an excellent resource to use..." I breathed out quietly before quickly jumping off the boat back onto the docks. "We can use it once we have a bigger squad and some more proof as to who took our loved ones. We should get to know with what we're dealing with here." I recommended, walking onto the trail. "Of course, you can go there by yourself. I'm not stopping you." I shouted, simply striding away from the scene. Although, a feeling in my mind told me to halt and glance back waiting for her. There wasn't a feeling of resentment with this intriguing looking pokemon. She had a certain spunk to her that lead me on but intellect that made me know she was of good use to me. I stood there, keeping my arms up behind me and staring at her.

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As I was standing there in the middle of the water-deprived trail, it had started to rain. I hummed in relief that the rain had fallen at such an alarming rate and I sat there. Although, something more caught my attention. The pokemon that were collecting in the city suddenly dropped everything, hid, ran and did anything to get away from the area. How odd, that they would just stop rummaging through the city like that. Maybe it was because it started to rain and they ALL hated it. That was obviously not the case. Something was in town that had obviously frightened the rustlers.

In the middle of the main road, a Krookodile standing there. His shades were glistening thanks to the precipitation and his tattered jacket was swaying back and forth slightly as the rusted appearance made him look slightly dangerous. I whispered to the left of my mouth as ninetails was still on the boat, "Get off the boat now." The snapping of the branches and crisp crunching of the newspapers below his feet got louder and more audible as he got closer to us. I didn't know whether to run or gun. There could be the option that he going to just let us on our way. But it was highly unlikely, seeing as if he was the one serious ruffian that was more than a pair of shades.

We stood there, eyeing him and I stood up straight and realized he'd be a strong addition to our current team. Let's just hope he makes a good decision and doesn't do anything idiotic that would make me think of him otherwise.

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Vixy heard her partner and her ears twitched. She just wanted to go! She didn't want to wait here while something happened to her Daisuke! Unfortunately, Sardotha was right. They couldn't just go galloping to some unknown island to face a danger they knew nothing about. They were just two pokemon. Two pokemon wouldn't be able to do much against a horde of trouble and danger. They wouldn't be able to rescue the humans this way. Oh, she hated it when logic sunk in. And as if to rub salt to injury, it had started to rain heavily. She hated the rain. It made her fur all soggy and heavy. She felt so sluggish in the rain and her fire was weakened in such weather. Today was just not a good day for her. With a sigh, she walked to the door that would lead her to the deck of the ship.

"You are right, you are right. I got ahead of myself. The lead just sounded so good..." she mused. If only things were that easy. She should have known better. Nothing in life was served with a golden platter like that. Whoever took the humans wouldn't just leave a clue that big for anyone to snatch up without some challenges involved. She let out a sigh and pawed at her face when a nasty rain droplet landed in her eyes.

Then her partner spoke up again and she felt the warning in his voice. Alarmed, she turned her crimson gaze up to see the source of their new danger; a Krookodile. Those guys spelled bad news. They had one nasty bite. Vixy's fur bristled as she jumped off the ship and landed easily on the dock. She slowly made her way to stand beside Sardotha. What kind of trouble did this pokemon want here? She wasn't going to just let it wander about and terrorize the pokemon here. She didn't rush at him however. It was best to monitor his next move and calculate the best course of action. She didn't have Daisuke's guidance should this come to a battle. She'd have to use her own wits. And she had to take into account Sardotha beside her. How would he handle the situation if they had to fight? She had a lower level than her companion and she didn't want to get in the way and require assistance after every move. They wouldn't get anywhere that way.

"How do you want to proceed?" Vixy asked Sardotha softly, never taking her eyes off the Krookodile.

Then a movement caught her eye. Off not too far behind the Krookodile came running a.. a... fluff ball? She took a defensive stance with her tails raised and ears laid back as she watched the thing approach fast. It was a Lopunny! What the heck was it doing? Was it chasing something? It looked like she was headed right for the Krookodile. Were they somehow a team? She doubted it. Was the Lopunny going to challenge the Krookodile? And from behind the Lopunny, she saw another figure racing after it. If they were all going to gang up on her and Sardotha, she wasn't sure how far she'd make it. She was only a level 20 after all. Her trainer hadn't been much one for battles. All she could do was wait and see what would happen next in this strange scenario.

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Bloom stopped and skidded as the smaller Pokémon ran toward her, the rain had made her fur heavier and frizier, so currently she looked like a over-sized ball of fluff. Bloom could see tears on the small Leafeon's cheek, and instantly her motherly-instict cut the silence between them as she stood and just looked down at the Pokémon for a moment. Then, Bloom stood closer and knelt down, bending herself over the Leafeon in an attempt to keep it dry as she then spoke, "Oh my, dear don't cry" the Leafeon didn't seem much harm, so Bloom went ahead and scooped up the Pokémon in her arms and stood, "Why, you're in Castelia city, in Unova" Bloom began to pet the Pokémon in her arms while looking into the distance, "It's not safe out here, I saw a Krookodile earlier..and I came out here to warn the smaller Pokémon.." peering down at the Pokémon in her arms, she wondered for a moment what she was going to.

Not taking too long to contemplate due to the heavey rain which made her worry more and more about her fur ending up matted and not as cute-contest winning as it usually is presented, Bloom held tight to the Leafeon and began hopping toward the town again Once she came close to the port, where she saw two other Pokémon, which she identified as Ninetails and Greninja. As she walked through the town, Bloom noticed that there was an unusual shortage of humans and tilted her head as she walked toward the group, coming close to the Ninetails and Greninja, but once she noticed the Krookodile was close by, she tried to keep her distance and held Leafeon close, "Hey..where are the humans? Who is driving that boat?" she asked, trying to peek into the driving bay. But again seeing no humans, Bloom furrowed her brow, and then widened her eyes again once she say the Ninetails, and realised it was still raining, "Oh you poor thing!" Bloom ran over to the Ninetails, "A fire-type like you can't be outside in the rain like this! Where is your trainer?" she asked, attempting the sheild the Ninetails with her long ears.

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Other than the fact that I had no clue as to why there were two balls of fur rolling to the base of this dangerously looking pokemon, I rather didn't mind them trying to fend for themselves. But no one needed a hero. That's what would get you hurt severely out here in the situation we were in. I felt the rain patter on my tongue and I stood still as the pokemon rolled over to us. Her frizzy and outrageous hair made me roll my eyes and I crossed my arms. As I was hearing the conversation, I noticed the Buneary was staring at me through his soft gentle. I gazed at her slightly and flicked my head up to see a pokemon center down the small road of us. "Let's get you dry, all of you." I muttered, heading for the pokemon center with my webbed feet splatting against the grass of the dirt below me.

We entered the dry pokemon center, its sliding glass doors still in operation and I found the registry equipment and began tampering with it as the fur-covered pokemon began to dry themselves on the tiled floor. The equipment came on perfectly and I began trying to type away, my fingers sticking and creating suction on the keys. It came to be difficult, but I eventually search on the CPU's browser "Sevii Islands." Multiple pictures came up, all of them either brochures or pictures of the islands themselves. Most of the people on there were either relaxing or celebrating. The human race is confusing. How happy they can be with their pokemon when they shout out at the stray is beyond me. That wasn't something I was willing to focus on though. I continued clacking away and came up with its location.

I stated, "The Sevii islands are apparently a resort; southeast of Hoenn. That's quite a long journey from Unova." I looked up from the screen and looked at everyone's reactions. I continued searching on the desktop and a name kept coming up. The acronym 'AMSALP' was its name. "AMSALP, hm? Seems they have a variety of resorts all across the world. They're pretty famous for it, too as it seems." I thought in my mind, rubbing the tip of my chin. This meant that AMSALP has something to do with this. But why? There were no conspiracies on the browser that explained why. But apparently they have gotten the attention of a large amount of humans.

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Hama was picked up by the fuzzball pokémon, as Hama was an unusually small Leafeon, only being about 1'7" big. She nuzzled her tear-streaked face against the pokémon's neck, feeling somewhat safer now. "I was trying to get to the Sinnoh Region to look for Professor Rowan, but the Machoke driving the train took me here by mistake, I think. I'm trying to find my trainer.." she murmured sadly. "He's disappeared, and I don't know what to do," she cried, burying her face further into the fluffiness of the pokémon holding her.

The strange pokémon began hopping through the city, and they came across two other pokémon. Hama recognized one to be an oddly coloured Ninetails, but she didn't know what the other pokémon was, only that it looked like some sort of lizard. The pokémon holding her attempted to cover the Ninetails with her ears, trying to shelter her from the rain, as Ninetails was a fire-type pokémon. "Where is your trainer?" the pokémon holding Hama inquired toward the Ninetails. "Have you lost your trainer too?" Hama asked the Ninetails, worried now more than ever about her beloved Aito. "Have all the trainers and people gone missing?"

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Bloom nodded and followed the others obediently toward the Pokécenter, trying her best to keep the Ninetails and Leafeon protected from the rain. Once there, Bloom knelt and let the Leafeon free from her arms, smiling warmly towards it before then standing, and beginning to squueze the water out of the fluff on her ears. Then when her ears were dry enough, she began to brush through them with her paws, grooming her fur back into shape and style as it had been before she left the ranch and found the group of pokémon that she was now with. As she groomed herself, Bloom watched the Greninja pokémon using the computer and tilted her head curiously, "Sevii Islands? Why are you trying to get there?" she asked, moving on to her left ear once the right one was groomed to her standards, "Is that why you were on the boat?" the last of her sentance was drowned out by the sound of the Pokécenters door sliding open, accompanied by the sound of her lover's voice.

"Bloom!" Buddy chimed, walking over to her. Bloom eeped and turned to see Buddy and her son soaked, water dripping onto the tiled floor - Bloom knew that Buddy didn't mind the water as much as she did, but as a pokémon of appearance pride, it always bugged her when he let his fur soak. When Buddy came close, Bloom was thankful she had just finished grooming her own fur because with not one but TWO other pokémon to smarten-up, Bloom needed all the time she could get. "You didn't have to come looking for me. Now you've gotten your fur all wet" she said, as she began to wring out any parts of Buddy that were too wet, and then began to wipe away the rest of the water with her paws. Once finished grooming Buddy, she'd smile up at him and burrow her face against his fur to nuzzle him for a moment before then interupted by Bobby with a loud, "Eeeew!" Bloom chuckled and dropped to her knees, pulling Bobby into her lap, "You're next, mister!" Bloom said, beginning to groom the small Buneary as he struggled in her arms. "AMSALP?" Bloom repeated, looking up to the Greninja, "I think I heard Megan mention that before.." Bloom's eyes widened for a moment, then she looked down to her lap and covered Bobby's ear before she spoke in a hushed voice, "The trainers are gone?!" she exclaimed as loud as she could without enabling Bobby to hear her.

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Hama cocked her head slightly as she was set down and the lizard-like pokémon began tapping away on the computer. She shook herself out, trying to rid of as much water as possible. Thankfully, her fur was short and didn't retain water too much. She sat and pushed the water off of her leaf-like tail, which had ended up catching a fair amount of the rain due to its size. The lizard pokémon said something about a place called "AMSALP," and Hama squinted her eyes thoughtfully, rummaging through her mind, recognizing the acronym from somewhere. "AMSALP?" Hama inquired. "I recognize that...." Then the fluffy pokémon spoke. "AMSALP? I think I heard Megan mention that before." She paused, eyes widening, her paws covering the smaller version of her's ears. "The trainers are gone?!" she exclaimed softly. Hama's eyes widened as well as she started to realize some of what was going on. "So all of the trainers have gone missing? And it seems all of the other humans, too?" she said softly, making sure the small fluff ball, whose ears were still covered up, wouldn't be able to hear her. "What are we supposed to do? How do we find our trainers??" Hama questioned hurriedly, confusion and worry welling up in her voice. A few tears began to fall down her soft cheeks again. "Aito.." she whispered, the sadness in the whisper obvious. "We have to do something!" she exclaimed in a hushed tone.

Hama looked to the lizard pokémon for some sort of answer, even though she knew he probably didn't know any more than she did. "What about the Krookodile outside? Maybe he knows something?" she inquired, unsure of who would actually know anything, but she decided that throwing out ideas wasn't too bad of a plan. "I guess, before we really do anything, we should introduce ourselves, maybe?" she said softly, unaware of how the other pokémon would react to her proposition. She cleared her throat and began: "I'm Hama, and I'm a Leafeon pokémon. I am a Grass-Type pokémon, and I am Level 72. And in case we ever end up in a fight for our lives, I guess I should let you all know what moves I can perform. My moveset is Magical Leaf, Giga Drain, X-Scissor, and Leaf Blade." She stood there for a moment, somewhat awkwardly, waiting for another one of them to explain themselves to the group, hoping that getting to know one another would help them in some way.

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After collecting the information, I veered my eyes to the caregiver of a Lopunny and got back to saying, "I have a bill here. A list of items that my trainer bought at the Sevii Islands." I continued on the list, searching down the multiple purchases of clothing, fruit and various memorabilia that she could come back with. She even afforded a room that was large enough to house an onyx! This was very unusual, knowing that Devren couldn't simply just afford this. If she had this much money, she would have stayed at home and use it for something else, like a better home. There is a possibility that she didn't expect to pay for all of those items. It just made me wonder though; Devren isn't the one to buy things she knew that she wouldn't be able to purchase.

"Maybe that's where the rest of the trainers are as well." I finally stated, coming out of the deepest reach of my thoughts. I had finally finished with the typing and closed down the CPU, moving onto the various medicines in the drawers below me. Potions, Elixers, Antidotes and Other healing potions. I took out the large amount of medicine and handed a few of each bottle to everyone. "We'll need these along the way. These... things helped me whenever I came to pokemon centers." I stated, handing out the last of the bottles. As the Leafeon continued with her speaking, I thought that she was an excellent fighter for her afraid appearance.

I stated, "Sardotha, my species is Greninja. I'm a water-type, as you can see, and I am Level 78. I've learned Shadow Sneak, Water Pulse, Smokescreen and Spikes. Of course, the move I've learned the best is Water Shuriken, which I could use at anytime." I stared at my hand and spun the water that was on the floor below us. It slid towards my hand and then formed the four pointed star made of sheer water above my palm and it glowed a blue hue. I dropped the water on my leg, my skin absorbing the silky liquid and it made itself scarce.

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Hearing the talk of humans and trainers changed into the topic of introductions, Bloom sighed gratefully and un-covered her sons ars much to his relief. Bobby squirmed and ran as soon as his mother would let him free, to which she and Buddy chuckled and then Bloom stood and Buddy returned to her side, "Hi" she started her introduction merily, "My name is Bloom, I'm a Lopunny if you couldn't tell - winner of two cute contests, one in Hearthome City and one in Floaroma Town" she added, sticking out her chest t show off her extra-fluffyness that she was highly proud of. Continuing on from her small boast session, Bloom started to list her moveset, "I know the moves Jump Kick, Dizzy Punch, Quick Attack and if you ever need to Charm a Pokémon, I'm your gal" she said, boasting a tiny bit once more before she smiled sweetly to the group of other.

However, Buddy wasn't so cheery about the boasting as Bloom was, and stepped forward to introduce himself also, "And I'm Buddy, Bloom's mate, so don't get any ideas" he sneered, specifically eyeing up the only male Pokémon of the group, which appeared to be Sardotha. Bloom chuckled and rested her palm on Buddy's chest, "Now now dear, we're all just friends" she'd say, smiling to Sardotha as she defended him from her lover's wrath, "Besides, we all have a more important issue on our hands" she then continued suddenly filled with a tang of worry, "Speaking of.." Bloom turned to Sardotha, "So Sevii Islands is our lead? Then we must travel there..." Bloom bit her lip anxiously as she turned back to Buddy and peered up at him, "You must stay here with Bobby..I need to find Megan and the others and make sure they are safe.." she said, moving her finger to his lips as he began to protest, "No buts. It's too dangerous for Bobby and we can't leave him alone. And I've never been on a real adventure before" she said, staring up at Buddy with puppy-eyes, washing over him with a wave of guilt which he couldn't refuse, "Alright, alright, I'll stay at the ranch..but you have to come home safe, ok?" Bloom then smiled and nuzzled Buddy, "I promise" she stated, then stepped away from her family, waving to them as the two left the Pokécenter and headed their way back to the ranch. With tears in her eyes (of both joy, and the thought of leaving her family behind for god knows how long), Bloom turned back to the others of the group and gave them another sweet smile, kneeling once more to Hama's level so she could speak, "Don't worry, we will find your trainer.. we'll find all our trainers, and the other humans too, right?" she said, looking up expectantly to Sardotha who had then splashed water down onto his leg and absorbed it.

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Vixy hurried to follow her many companions into the pokemon center, thankful that she could get in out of the rain. She thought it very sweet that the little lopunny tried to keep her dry with her ears, but Vixy was so much bigger than the sweet thing. Besides, she had been in the rain for a while now and she was soaked through and through. The little cover she offered would not keep her dry now. "Thank you for your help," she commented however.

Once inside the pokemon center, Vixy shook herself off, sending droplets of water cascading all around her. She then plopped down on her rump and began to lick her fur to try and get the water off. It was a very slow process and through it all, she remained damp. Her fur had begun to frizz up and her tails looked more like fluffy pillows than anything. It was miserable. She hated friz and she hated water. She was cold to the core now! If only there was a fire here she could jump into and let the coals toast her right up. She shuddered at the pleasurable thought of warmth.

Vixy lifted her head up and watched Bloom interact with her mate and heir little son. They were kind of cute. Bobby was adorable! She just wanted to curl up around him and snuggle the little thing. She wagged her tails at the little thing as she listened to the conversations being held around her. She offered little Bobby a wave with her tails before she turned her attention completely to the little gang of pokemon that all seemed on the same page; they had to do something together to free their humans from whatever evil now had a hold on them.

"My name is Vixy and I am a Nintetails. I am a fire pokemon if you haven't noticed. I am a level 20 so I have much in the way of learning to go when it comes to battles. I usually helped my trainer with his work and as a companion. I wish I did battle more though... I am afraid I am a weak link for you guys," she answered a little sadly. "My battle set includes: attract, flamethrower, protect, and return. My skill is flash fire." Vixy got up from where she sat and looked over the potions and other medical things that Sardotha grabbed. "Those will definitely come in handy. We need to gather a lot of food to if we are going to be on a long boat journey. I don't know if the boat has a lot of food. I didn't check when I was on it earlier. And yes, right now, Sevii islands is our only lead. If they are not there... I don't know where else to look. I think that all the towns are going to be similar to this one; devoid of humans. My trainer never mentioned going to those islands, but who knows?

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The argument going on with the Pokemon didn't intrigue as much as I thought it would. Of course a family would say goodbye to each other, knowing that their connections to each other would be cut off on the current journey. As the man glared at me, I simply stared back, not faltered by his stature by anyway. I've gone through enough to know that intimidation is a tactic to use when you think something you need is in danger. It seemed like an opportune time to wait until the conversation over and I hopped onto the edge of the desk, sitting there waiting for the family to head out.

The sliding doors closed behind the father and his son and I huffed out as some of the rain sprinkled inside. The Lopunny got my attention and asked me the question. I paused for a few moments before breathing out, "That's the plan." As I saw the rain break up and sun beginning to peek in, I stared outside and crossed my arms thinking of our next move. "A good idea would be to get a supply of food and water in this establishment. I highly doubt we'll find anything in the middle of Celestia. It only has scraps thanks to the hoarding Pokemon of the town." I explained, getting off the desk and looking outside as the rain had completely stopped. "Then, we'll head straight for Hoenn, resupply again and then head for the Sevii Islands. We might even find more members in Hoenn." I continued on, spying around the room and checking drawers.

I got to the top of the desk and stood up there, explaining, "They always have an emergency supply of food in Pokecenters. Let's find it." I jumped off the desk and waltzed slowly into a nearby hallway, switching on the lights as the narrow walls reflected a normal beige like there is in most of these establishments. I continued around, the walls cornering until I saw a door that posted a sign next to it, displaying the words, "Supply closet." I twisted the knob, my fingers sticking on the metallic surface. Suddenly, an Umbreon was in one of the sections of the ceiling, peeking it red eyes at us as the section was finally refilled with the tile that had be removed. I stared at the location, the Umbreon apparently running away. I didn't pay that much attention to it. I knew that we could expect anything in an unknown location.

I veered my head around my scarf and saw small packs and cases of various berry flavored products. Crackers enhanced with multiple types of nuts and juices strained from concentrate. I grabbed one of the bags and began lining the interior with the supplies and boxes of dry pokemon food, meant to feed us all. Nothing had been touched, the food lined perfectly in their containers and I didn't mind. "Good, no one has touched this." I muttered as I continued filling the pack and I carried the pack on my shoulders with its designated straps.

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ImageBloom nodded and followed Sardotha to the 'supply room', eeping in surprise and some worry as she saw the Umbreon occupying the room, "Oh my.." she mutter, watching as the Umbreon quietly slipped back into the roof and closed the panel behind it. Having to shake her head and blink a couple of times to bring her out of shock a curiostiy for the Umbreon, Bloom then watched as Sardotha began packing supplies into a bag and scampered into the room to help, reaching for things on high shelves or in other places where he my not be able to reach himself.

"You know uhm.. there is some supplies back at the ranch" Bloom began as she passed over a box of Poképuffs, "There's a couple of Poké-saddle bags that Megan brought.." Bloom glanced over to Hama and Vixy, "Perhaps the quadropeds of the group would be able to carry some stuff too.. y'know, share out the work load?" Bloom smiled to the others, it was obvious that they could only walk on four legs, it's just how some Pokémon were, Bloom didn't want to sound mean but in all truth she did believe sharing out the work would make things easier, "And of course I'll carry a bag aswell, Megan lets me use her spare backpacks sometimes.." she continued, biting her lip as she tried to think of what other supplies might prove useful to the group.

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Hama nodded at Bloom's suggestion."I was going to ask if we could find something to help me carry things." She smiled softly as she spoke. "I think sharing the load would definitely be in our best interest." Hama moved closer to the Supply Closet, sitting down near the others. "Maybe we could collect some berries, too? I think everyone will have different tastes though. I like Dry-flavoured berries, like Ganlon and Apicot berries, though I prefer Ganlon berries." She realized she was rambling a bit about things that probably were unimportant to the rest of the group.

"Just a suggestion," she added quietly, feeling a bit awkward and self conscious at this point. She rummaged through her thoughts, trying to figure out if there was anything else they could possibly bring on their journey. "We have food, water, medicines.... Is there anything else that we absolutely need that we can't get where we're going?" Hama inquired curiously.

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Vixy followed the group to the storage room with an easy gait and flicked her proud tails behind her. Not wanting to cram into the small space or block the door, she poked her head in and scanned the canned food and boxes of yummy treats. The idea of food made her mouth water. She didn't have time to sit there and gawk at food or chow down. They needed this food for their journey. She could scavenge something from around the city. They did have some food back home if the other pokemon hadn't raided her trainer's fridge by now. She was now patting herself on the back for eating those meatballs earlier. They would keep her satisfied for a while.

When Bloom mentioned carrying the bags and sharing the workload, she gave a happy nod. "Of course. I would be happy to carry some of the bags since I can't do much as it is." She hated feeling like the weak one in the group. She was such a weak level! Helping to carry the food and other supplies was the least she could do for her companions. "Bloom, I think it would be great to check out what you have at the ranch and see if we can use something there on our journey. I can also head to my trainer's house and see if there is something there that we can use. I know the other pokemon might have raided the place, but it is worth a look. And at the very least, I can grab coats for us if it happens to get cold or if it rains again. I know there is a whole cabinet with medicines to and we can never have enough of those!" she beamed to answer Hana's question about whether or not there was something else they could get. "Other than keeping our stock full, I don't think there is anything else we need."

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During the midst of the discussion, it made me wonder as to why this stash of food wasn't taken. What about the pokemon who could have possibly been in rehab? What happened to them? They didn't appear to be there. I rubbed my chin and thought about knowing that someone must have had these set up here. I looked at everyone and stated, "That would be fine, getting berries and other various items like clothing for you Vixy. But think about it. The longer we hold onto these items, the more of a chance that we could get them stolen from us. That Umbreon we spotted earlier was too suspicious as to NOT take any of the items." I got done with the baggage and said, "We'll get those other items at Hoenn, but for now, I don't think it's safe where we are at the moment." I placed a few of the potions in the bag as well.

We exited the pokecenter in an orderly fashion and I had my eyes set on the boat sights ahead of us. "Everyone, on." I muttered, allowing all of the others onto the boat like a proper gentlemen. I got up to the main seat where the controls were. I viewedImage the various knobs and stared at the unfilled blubs, not lighting like I usually see them. I kept scanning until I found a thin piece of metal in the control panel. I touched it, gently twisting it until the boat made a rumbling noise. I had even let go and the rumbling kept going, just at a softer intensity. "I think its working now." I stated to everyone, the clouds completely clearing up as the sun reflected on the rear-view mirror. I then looked at the odd circular device in front of me and the peddles near my feet.

I gently pressed on the peddle closest to the right side of my foot. The odd metal machine accelerated forward slowly, revving and vibrating as I did so. I held onto the wheel in front of me and twisted it. As I did so, the machine responded by turning the direction I rotated the circular device. I then pressed the peddle closest to my left foot and then the machine stopped going forward. I realized how to move around in this thing. It was oddly satisfying, but I didn't think to go ahead recklessly. I told everyone, "Find somewhere to sit. You'll fly off into the water if you don't. As soon as everyone found a seat, I pushed the right peddle with a little more force and the boat went faster. I grunted as I was pushed back into the seat, but eventually got control of myself and smiled. I steered to the direction of southeast and we began our journey to Hoenn.

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ImageBloom blinked softly as Sardoth shot down all of their suggestions, and then began tapping her chin softly as she thought outloud, "Well..I guess that's true..atleast let me carry that" Bloom said, attempting to take the backpack from Sardotha and carefully slid it onto her own shoulder. If he didn't protest, she would continue on, nodding and then following him outside of the Pokécenter. Bloom was greatful that the rain had stopped, meaning she wouldn't have to go through the process of grooming her fur again - since it was already now in perfect condition - but at the same time, the lack of rain meant she could now clearly see the ranch in the distance, perched merrily atop the hill that just hung over Celestia town.

Bloom remained silent as they all headed onto the boat, still keeping her eye over on the ranch, her heart pounding softly with the realisation of the journey she way about to takeand how she may never see her family again. Gulping away the thoughts, Bloom turned her attention to Sardotha as he played with the buttons and knobs and peeked into the doorway, watching him. Then as he told them all to find a seat, Bloom eeped and bcked herself into one of the seats around the edge of the deck. Bloom eeped again as the boat boosted into motion, pushing her back into the seat, making her cling to the strap of the backpack as she then turned her head away from the ocean spray, "V-vixy" she managed to say over the sound of the boat's engine, "Stay away from the edge so you don't get wet" she said, her ears flapping wildly in the wind. "So much for grooming" she sighed to herself as she tried to lift her head to get a view of the ocean around the now quickly moving boat.

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Hama quickly bounded out of the Pokémon Center, following the group to the boat. She climbed aboard, and Sardotha warned them to take a seat or they may fall out. As the others took their seats, Hama was making her way over to sit beside Bloom when the boat lurched forward, sending her to the floor. She got up and shook herself out, but just as she found her footing, the boat stopped suddenly, sending her face first into the floor this time. She wriggled her nose to alleviate a bit of the pain from landing on it and decided to just lay upon the floor instead of getting up again. The boat pitched forward once more, but Sardotha finally figured out how to make the ride smooth. Hama crawled on her tummy and climbed up onto the seat next to Bloom.

Hama sat quietly and stared out at the vast ocean. "V-Vixy, stay away from the edge so you don't get wet," Bloom managed to say, and Hama noticed that her ears were fluttering uncontrollably in the wind. "So much for grooming," Bloom sighed, and Hama chuckled softly to herself.

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ImageInstinctively, Bloom put her arm over Hama and pulled her close, attempting to keep her safe from the raging wind and sea spray though Bloom's thoughts still rested on Vixy, she wondered how such a 'large' pokémon could escape the water. But Bloom's concern was interupted as a new member climbed aboard, "H-Hello!" the small Vulpix spoke. "Oh my!" Bloom yelped in surprise, "How did you? Poor dear! Are you wet?" Bloom rushed over to the small Vulpix that dawned the scarf in its mouth and attempted to protect it from the water.

As the boat bumped and jolted over the water, Bloom sat herself on the deck of the boat and tried to keep the Vulpix away from the water's harm by leaning herself over it. Then suddenly Bloom remembered Hama's un-easyness with the boats movement and turned to face her again, stretching out her hand to offer to Hama to allow her into the 'bubble' of warmth and protection Bloom created by wrapping her ears around the Vulpix.

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I heard the commotion going on near the back of the boat and I glanced over my shoulder, seeing that a stowaway had gotten onto the ship. I tilted my head and then rolled my eyes towards the ocean as the Vulpix showed everyone the picture and I got back to staring at the blue water. The splashing of the ocean spray calmed me finally and I glared at the horizon, the sun reflecting off the surface of the sea. I reminded myself that we needed not to get distracted from the current mission. It would be rude to just turn around and drop off the poor child in her time of need. It warmed my heart though: thinking about such a small pokemon having such a big heart for her trainer. I hid the happiness behind my blank stare out onto the ocean.

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The late night drew on and I luckily kept my eyes open, the bags under my eyes not affecting my performance of driving. The moonlightImage reflected off the ocean in a different way, making my skin more of a dark black than a light blue. I viewed the horizon as I saw small sparkles of light leading to the region of Hoenn. Finally, we had almost reached our destination. Yet, the machine I was driving was acting up. We were about a feet from the shore when the boat started to loose acceleration. I stared at the control panel and noticed that there was a needle that was pointing to the letter 'E' and blinking at a medium pace. At this point, the boat had completely stopped, so close to the large body of land, yet so far. I noticed that there was quite a long rope on the far deck of the ship.

I cut the engine, sprinting over to the rope and quickly tied it around the point where railings met at the tip of the machine. I then got on top of the railing and looked at the dozing pokemon. I shouted to them, "Hey! I'm going overboard." I held the other end of the rope and saluted with the other hand as I dipped into the water, making a calm splash. I rushed through the water, the bubbles of my breath streaming passed me as I swam. Thankfully, I had reached the shore before the line had gotten some resistance from the boat's weight. I scanned around and eventually found a post to tie the other end of the rope onto. I pulled on the rope slowly, knowing that if I tried to use all of the energy I had at once, I would give out easily. Either way, the boat was nonetheless heavy. I strained against the resistance and got the hunk of metal moving. After a few minutes of pulling, I had gotten it to shore and let out a final grunt.

Everyone had gotten out of the boat and I sighed, still trying to catch my breath from the pulling.