''well done'', said Falkner handing Ash the zhyper badge.
''thanks '', said Ash
''pika cha '', said Pikachu.
''who are you anyway'', asked Falkner
''er wow you don't reconize me?'', asked Ash,and Falkner shook his head.
''erm I'm Ash Ash Ketchum'', said Ash and Falker looked at him.
''you're joking'', said Falkner
''why would I joke'', asked Ash shrugging.
''good to see you'', again said Falkner and Ash nodded.
''anyway gotta go '', said ash walking away,to Lance,Dawn,Brock and Zoey.
''great job'Ash '', commented Dawn and Ash blushed,as they all walked to the gym.
''be back in a minute'' , said Lance walking into the gym.
''hey Ash '', said Cynthia walking to them a lucario was beside her.
''oh Cynthia hi'', said Ash,and he noticed Bertha,Lucian and Aaron.
''hey Lucian'', said Dawn smiling.
''hello Dawn'', said Lucian.
''hey Cynthia why are you all here'', asked brock
''needed an adventure'', said Lucian.
''cool that's why Zoey is here too'', said Dawn, and at that moment Lance came out with Riolu on his sholder.
''sorry Ash Clair's not here today'', said Lance
''that's fine'', said Ash as Aaron looked at Lance questionly.
''wow no way you're Lance aren't you champion of Kanto and Johto and a pokemon G-man right'', said Aaron looking at Lance with awe.
''er yes that's right'', said Lance sweetdropping.
''erm i'm Aaron of the Shinno Elite 4'', said Aaaron.
''nice to meet you'', said Lance smiling.
''I'm Lucian and that's Bertha '', said Lucian
''erm hi '', said Lance
''that's Cynthia champion of Shinno'', said Bertha
''hello'', said Lance bowing to Cynthia, Cynthia however blushed and giggled,and Riolu did the same but to Cynthia's Lucario.
Lucario growled at Riolu and Lance, who both shot up instenly and blushed, well Lance anyway, then Riolu jumped on Lance's head.
'' wow does he like her or what '', muttered Zoey to Dawn who nodded.
Suddenly Lance's cell phone rang, and Lance looked at the caller I.D. it was the pokemon G-man Hq.
''uh excuse me for a moment'', said Lance ansewering his phone.
'' hello '', said Lance
''Lance this is Cherry, you're sister Clair and you're Grandfather were taken in by team magma'', Said Cherry, from the other line.
Lance's face however paled and he muttered'' you're kidding''
''no sorry Lance'', said Cherry and she hung up.
Lance sighed and slowly closed his phone.
What was that about '', asked Lucian.
'' well Clair and my grandfather were taken by Team Magma'', siad Lance sadly.