Shut Down and Restart
A SketchQueen RP
The year is 2013. Each pokemon game (not including Gen 6) events have taken place in the years they were released.
A celebi awoke to a dark room. He tried moving, but after a few moments of struggling, found he was tied to a chair. "Hello?" the celebi called out, "Is anyone there?"
"Why, hello there, Serebii," a voice came from behind. From the shadows came a bulbasaur. He slid up to the celebi and smiled. "It's so wonderful to see you here," he purred.
"Bulbagarden?" Serebii strained to see his friend. "Bulbagarden, where am I? What are you doing here?"
"Oh, you know, I'm just here to warn you of impending doom."
Serebii struggled in his chair. "Did you tie me up?"
"Why, yes I did," Bulbagarden smirked. "Excellent handywork with the knot, I'm quite please with myself. Now, stay put." Bulbagarden then walked back into the black, then came out with a crystal ball on top of his bulb. He then shot Sleep Powder into the ball, illuminating the crystal with a picture of Serebii Forums.
Serebii forums looked much like a quadrilateral state, divided up into counties - such as the Anime and Manga county. Each subforum was a city, such as Fan Art City and Fan Fiction City of the Fan Work and Interactive County. Usually, a city was huge, and divided up into boroughs, such as Art Shops and Fan Sprites were part of Fan Art City. Each thread was a building, and each page of the thread was another level. Each member was a resident, and could either like in their home of Member List Island, or could build their house in one of the shop boroughs, or they could live in an apartment such as the RPer's Profile. It was Serebii's pride and joy.
"She's a real beauty, ain't she?" Bulbagarden said.
"Yeah," Serebii smiled, "My moderating team and I have put in a lot of work into it."
Bulbagarden put on a sly smirk. "It would be a shame if... something were to happen to it."
Serebii furrowed his brow in confusion. "Bulbagarden... where are you going with this?"
"Serebii," Bulbagarden said as he started to pace around Serebii, "Do you know the state of other, smaller forums, such as GTS+ or PokeHunggry?"
"No, but I would assume they're just fine."
Bulbagarden used Sleep Powder on the crystal ball. The image of Serebii Forums faded, leaving a picture of an abandoned, burning city. Serebii was shocked. He has never seen a forum in such disrepair before. "Bulbagarden... what happened?"
A evil grin spread across the bulbasaur's face. "Me."
"WHAT!?" Serebii hissed. He closed his eyes, and exhaled deeply. "All those members..."
"Serebii, Serebii, Serebii... you could say I'm going on a little crusade."
Serebii narrowed his eyes. "Bulbagarden," he said sternly, "What did you do?"
"I drained their creativity."
Serebii could feel his blood boiling, and his breathing getting heavier. "Drained their creativity?"
"Yes. And once I drained their creativity, they were no match for my army of Bulbasaur. They didn't even put up a fight. I took them down in less than a week." Bulbasaur walked up to Serebii and smiled triumphantly. "And, my good Serebii... you're next. I will drain all the creativity from your precious forum. And I will take you down."
"Why would you do this!?" Serebii growled, struggling in his chair.
"Simple. Once I drain your forum of creativity, I will have enough power to take on Smogon."
"Oh, but I will. You see, Serebii, my objective is... best explained in song." Bulbagarden snapped his fingers, and the theme from Pokemon started to play. "I wanna be, the very best. Like no one ever waaaa-"
Serebii rolled his eyes. "Okay, Bulbagarden. I know this song by heart, you can shut your mouth."
Bulbagarden laughed. "You won't have that attitude when I'm through with you!"
A few moments of silence passed, before Serebii spoke up. "I bet I can take you."
"What did you say?" Bulbagarden laughed.
"Give me a month, and I will take you on."
"Whatever you say, Serebii," Bulbagarden snorted, "But I'm only doing this 'cause of our past friendship." He walked over to Serebii's chair and undid the ropes. "See you in a month, Serebii." Bulbagarden walked back into the darkness, as Serebii flew his way out, and into his part of The Internet. He flew across the sky of Serebii Forums, eventually arriving at his house.
Serebii paced, back and forth, back and forth, trying to think up of a plan. He stopped to look outside, and his eyes fell on Role Play City. "IDEEEEEE-AAAAA!!" he suddenly shouted. He danced around to the center of his room, saying, "If Bulbagarden wants to drain us of creativity, I'll fight him with creativity! There are so many RP characters that have been created, but aren't being used! They're beings of pure creativity! I'll call five of them to me. They will become my elite team.
You are one of these characters. You were a part of another role-play before, but that role-play has died, leaving you idle. Serebii has called you to him. You look around, and see four others. Your attention then turns to Serebii, who looks you straight in the eye. "Serebii Forums is in great danger," he says, "I need you to go to each region - Kanto, Johto, Hoenn, Sinnoh, and Unova - and find the five elements of creativity." Serebii then hands you a list. You look over it, and it says:
Kanto - the Pencil of Ficton
Johto - the Headphones of Music
Hoenn - the Keyboard of Roleplay
Sinnoh - the Paintbrush of Art
Unova - the Mask of Theater
"You do not have to take the league challenge, but it may help in finding these things. Now go," Serebii tells you, "Save your homeland. You must defeat Bulbagarden."
Hello, folks! I'm not sure if this will work, but you never know. Now, small note- I am NOT trying to bash or insult any of the forums mentioned above in any way. So please don't think I am.
1. Follow SPPF rules (duh).
2. This is PG-13, people, let's keep it that way.
3. A reserve will be held for a week. (UNLESS you give me a valid reason other-wise.)
4. NO FLAMING/TROLLING. Ever.
5. No godmodding, or making your character insanely-powerful, or making a Mary-Sue.
6. Please attempt to be active...
7. You must have participated in at least one pokemon RPG, because this RP uses old characters.
8. The character must have a team (at least 4-6) of fully evolved pokemon. If the character does not meet that requirement, you may add pokemon.
9. You may tweak the original SU, but please keep it more or less the same character.
(Oh my goodness, do you know how easy this would be for Monster Guy?)
10. I am only allowing FIVE characters, including myself.
Now- here's where it gets interesting. Use an SU from a RPG that has been abandoned for at least a month, and use something like this-
Name of RPG:
Link to RPG:
- Insert Original Sign Up Here (Name, Age, Appearance, History, Personality, Pokemon Team... y'know, all that jazz.-
1. Aiden Bradford - Team Freewill - SketchQueen
2. Andre Bellamy - The Eevees that Bind and Cross x S[i]n - Monster Guy
3. Reserve for Lost
4. Maddux Stark - Project Legends V2 - iStorm
5. Izefia ‘Izzy’ Brill - Memory Reversal, Memory Reversal 2: Time Loop, and The Return: Memory Reversal - InnerFlame
Waiting List (If needs be)