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    I LOVED this chapter!!! Very mysterious, leaving people wondering "WTF JUST HAPPENED?!?!?!?!" I think the egg is gunna be a Fennekin, or some Gen 6 Pokemon! Overall, great chapter. Keep it up!
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    Thanks a ton- Means a lot XD I feel like I did well with this chapter but IDK if it was too eventful. Next chapter things speeden a bit again, but not really. Black begins to investigate and the end of the chapter will be the pace pick-up.


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    Are we going to see the trio again? Because I don't really like stories where a character that seems important just vanishes after that small time unless the character has a reason for leaving...

    Also, when is the chapter coming out? Can't wait for it!
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    Sorry my computer monitor is down so it might be a week or so. I planned on getting one this weekend but IDRK right now. If you'd like a reappearance from the trio than that'd be cool. BTW, do you want to be on the PM list? First time you posted here so I dodn't even realize u were a fan.

    Anyways, like I said earlier, I cant write a chapter right now because my laptop doesnt have word and even its internet connection terrible so :/ I'll try for within the week :P See ya then!

    EDIT: New chapter. Nothing too crazy, like you readers out there wished for. XD Here's some plain old plot progression for all of you.


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    Chapter 19: Iron Heart

    I had another dream.

    I was sitting alone in my hospital room when that same man came in. But no one was there; only a pair of glasses sitting on the table. But then, the man materialized in front of me. He took out a Pokeball silently. Hesitantly, I jumped out of my bed and ran for the door. The door turned to stone, and wouldn't budge.

    I could hear the man’s footsteps behind me. My arm wound opened again, and blood was on the floor without him having to use a weapon. He presses the button on the Pokeball, lighting the room with a dim red aura. I couldn't make out the Pokemon, but I saw that it was bright. So bright, it blocked out my vision, but, it was otherworldly.

    My sight reduces to nothing, being entirely blinded by the white light.

    For some reason, I awoke calmly.




    Two nurses were working on the machines next to my bed as I began to stir. They noticed that I was up and called for a doctor. A woman came in.

    “Hello Black. You've nearly fully recovered, but you’re allowed to leave the hospital today. We’re giving you a meal before you go. It’ll be in the room soon. Anyhow, you’ll be able to leave in the afternoon.”

    “Well, thank you very much. I've had a pretty rough few days recently.”

    “I can only imagine,” She responded. She pulls something out of her lab coat pocket. “Here. Your friend White gave this to the receptionist in the front and said that this was for you.”

    Impossible. Now I’m really wrapped up in some weird conspiracy. White was kidnapped! I wouldn’t believe that he’s already back without my help! Or, I mean, then again, maybe the police got involved… After all, I’m no cop…

    I opened the envelope. Inside was three dollars - three dollars that White owed me for coffee at the Pokemon center.

    “No… Impossible.” I mumbled to myself. The nurse to my right looked at me, and gave me a strange look. I ignored her.

    The door opened, and another nurse came in with a tray of plain looking cereal, dyed different colors to look fun, some bacon (which actually looked quite nice), and a small cup of water.

    “Thank you,” I said as she placed it on my bed. I move the tray onto my lap.

    “Not a problem,” she said, “I hope you feel well soon.” I picked up a piece of bacon, and took a large bite out of it. Putting it down, I noticed that the cereal had no spoon. I sighed, and put it towards the corner of the red tray. I took a gulp of water and, without realizing it, drank the whole glass in a single sip. I finished the bacon and waited a while for the nurses to tell me I could go.



    It was two o’ clock. The nurses took the IV out of my arm, and disconnected me from the machines. I only had a few wires on my arms, and some heart detector thing on my left wrist. My parents were there to hand me some clothes from my drawer. The shirt was plain white, and the pants were dark jeans. I also took a sweatshirt that I had at the end of my hospital bed, that was dark green.

    My parents checked me out as I waited impatiently in the car. I was really famished.

    But then there’s a knock on the passenger side door, and a note was slipped in through the cracked (slightly open, not broken) window. I picked it up.

    Black

    Meet me outside of Drayden’s gym, tomorrow night. Important news for our little plan. I’ll see you then.
    ~Kane

    Damn. This guy was my problem. I would meet him anyway, but that’s only because he knew where White was.



    We pulled into our one-car driveway. As always, I almost tripped on the crack in the pale-grey cement. I walked inside, and into my room.

    “How’s it feel to be back in your own bed, sweetie?” I hear my mom call out.

    “Great!” I respond. I roll on my side and feel my night table for my cell phone. I found it, and slid it to the side to message White.

    “Where are you? If you don’t respond with the code, then I won’t believe it’s you.” It read.

    Our code was something to say/do if we’re ever feeling weird or in danger. We said, ”I think that’s a new Pokemon!” or something along the lines of that. But when we couldn't communicate that way, per say, through text message, we just had to say-

    My cell vibrated. It read, “Bananas”. It was him. I looked up in shock. I grabbed my Pokeballs from my Kitchen, which my dad or mom must’ve left there, and said I was headed for White’s house.

    When I arrived, I knocked on the door.

    White’s mother answered, with puffy eyes. “Yes? Oh, hello Black. Are you feeling quite all right?”

    “Yes Mrs. Vision. I was wondering if White was here.”

    “No, he isn't. I was actually just thinking about him…” She managed to speak, another sob coming out in between sentences.

    “Oh, okay. Well, I ah…” I responded, thinking about the three dollars, and the text message.

    “Uh, nothing. I just wondering if he was here.” I said.

    “Oh… Well, no he’s not here right now…”

    “Okay. Well, um, just tell me if he shows up. Thanks.” I replied, turning around to go. I heard the door shut.

    At my house, dinner was already ready.

    “Black, do you want any Mushroom Stew!?” My mom asked.

    “Ugh, no!” I replied. She knows that I hate mushrooms.

    “Hahaha! I know, I know… Here, I made you some pasta.” She said, portioning some onto a plate in front of my seat at the dining table.

    “Great!” I said. I sat down and enjoyed the well-cooked pasta thoroughly.

    After dinner, it was about six o’ clock. “Black, why don’t you get into your pajamas?” My dad said.

    I went to my room and went to my dresser to take out my clothes. I laid them out on the bed. When I turned and looked at my bed, I noticed something on my window sill.

    I inched forwards, hoping that this was not what I thought it was.

    But of course it was.

    A pair of circular glasses, glinting in the faded moon’s light.
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    I had another dream.
    Dream within a dream?! INCEPTION!!!!

    But then, the man materialized in front of me.
    I assume you're talking about the man from a few chapters ago.

    The door turned to stone, andwouldn’t budge.
    Let's just space this right here.

    “I can only imagine.” She responded.
    Comma after imagine. Responded demands a comma.

    ...and a small cup of water.
    I cannot for the life of me drink water while eating cereal. It disgusts me to mix water with milk. UGH!

    “No, he isn’t. was actually just thinking about him…” She managed to speak
    There should be an I before was.

    I responded, think about the three dollars, and the text message.
    Thinking perhaps?

    “Black, why don’t you get into your pajamas.”
    This is actually a question.

    So, not much is going on and because of that, I don't have much to comment on. To break this chapter down, it was, in a nutshell, character says this. This happened. Then we went here. I do enjoy the cliffhanger at the end though. Leaves a little thought as to exactly who that man really is. Your grammar has been improving and there have been less and less mistakes lately. The one thing I see you struggling most with is commas though. Just remember that before addressing someone and in speech when the quotation is followed by a verb such as shouted, said, or the like, you need a comma. Other than that there isn't many mistakes besides trying to type too fast. Hope your monitor gets fixed soon. Until then.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadow Lucario
    Dream within a dream?! INCEPTION!!!!
    What? LOL Ik what inception is, but what dream within a dream.
    To break this chapter down, it was, in a nutshell, character says this. This happened. Then we went here.
    Is not every chapter, every fic, every story? All this is saying is that things happened. That's like saying, "How are you?" And then a response of, "I am me." Like, this happened, we went here, etc., is just things happening.
    So, not much is going on and because of that, I don't have much to comment on. To break this chapter down, it was, in a nutshell, character says this. This happened. Then we went here. I do enjoy the cliffhanger at the end though. Leaves a little thought as to exactly who that man really is. Your grammar has been improving and there have been less and less mistakes lately. The one thing I see you struggling most with is commas though. Just remember that before addressing someone and in speech when the quotation is followed by a verb such as shouted, said, or the like, you need a comma. Other than that there isn't many mistakes besides trying to type too fast. Hope your monitor gets fixed soon. Until then.
    Thanks Shadow! Actually, I don't have Word on my laptop so I was able to the screen is fixed now and I can do my art at my art shop again and I can continue the fic.
    Thanks for catching the errors.
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    Finally- Part 2 and chapter 20!! I'd like to thank the readers who are still going along with my fic- It means a lot and I'm glad to see that I have fans! The poll at the top will be updated to Part 2 characters, though Black and White will remain. Because Black is a main character, Wrath also got a vote, so he will make a return in the fiction. So, here it is- CHAPTER 20!


    Part 2~

    Chapter 20: Team of Four

    I couldn’t fall asleep. I fitfully tossed and turned; put on a blanket and then threw it off. I couldn’t help but staring at the glasses.

    When I finally woke up, the glasses were still there, untouched. I immediately threw on clothes, and grabbed my Pokeballs. I’m not waiting any longer.

    I ran around the corner of Drayden’s gym, but came to an abrupt stop when I saw Greed, Lust, White, and Kane sitting there. They seemed sorta… Peaceful.

    “What, the……” I said.

    “Black!” White said, jumping up from his chair.

    “Hey! What- Where- What happened!?” I replied curiously. “And, what’s he doing here?”

    “We have, ah, mutual goals, so to speak.” Greed said.

    “Oh, please, we all know that you’re just in it for the reward.” Lust said.

    “Well, I guess so… I think that that’s what I meant by, ‘mutual goals’”.

    You!” I said to Kane.

    “Me.” He replied. “ I thought you’d come early, so I brought some friends. You’re lucky that Wrath didn’t put up much of a fight.”

    “…” I was speechless. “What!?”

    “Wrath is gone. He’s a part of Team Plasma, but he left when he heard that the Iron Heart team is here,” said White.

    “Iron Heart?”

    “It’s the division of Team Rocket that I’m in,” explained Kane,” It’s a small but skilled and powerful division. You, White, Greed, Lust, and Pride are our newest members.”

    “Huh? But I thought that Pride was captured by Wrath? And, since when am I joining this thing!?” I retorted.

    “Well, unless you’d rather be a prisoner, of Team Rocket, then you’d better join.”

    “I’ve had that threat before, and I must say, escaping wasn’t too hard,” I said, thinking about Team Plasma and Eva.

    “Fine. Then say goodbye to White. Forever.” He said.

    I thought on it for a moment. “Fine. So, what’s the plan?”

    “Finally! Let’s get started,” said Greed. We all leaned in to listen.



    “Hmm… That’s interesting. Who are these, ‘Sozin,’ and, ‘Maya,’ people you mentioned.” I said after listening to the full plan.

    “They’ll be your teammates, along with a boy named, ‘Chrom’. Team Rocket is extremely organized- The Team is divided in several ways, with the most major division being each region. There is a Team Rocket infiltration in Unova, Hoenn, Johto, and Demetri. Then, each region has five divisions. Each division has its own members. We’re the Iron Heart Faction. Each faction has members that specialize in different fields- All of us are field workers; going on missions because we’re smart and good with Pokemon. Of course, there is no division in Kanto because we don’t want to be disbanded by another powerful fool… Him and his Pokemon single-handedly destroyed us back in Kanto, and still watches over his home-region,” Kane replied.

    “…Woah… That’s seriously awesome. What’s that man’s name that disbanded Team Rocket?”

    “Red.” Kane said grimly.

    I knew that name- I used to aspire to be just like him, but suddenly I hated him. I felt like I could just… Just, obliterate him. “Huh.” I said, plainly.

    “Wait, Black and I are in different groups? Can’t I join him?” White asked.

    “No,” said Kane, “I don’t want to waste any of your skills by grouping too many of you together. Greed, you’ll be joining my group. Lust, you’ll be with White.” He explained.

    “Okay, so, what’s our first mission?” I asked.

    “Finding the maps.” Kane said.

    “Maps to where?” said Lust.

    “To where the key is. Don’t you remember? I explained this in the plan.”

    “Yeah, but you didn’t mention what the key unlocked.” White retorted.

    “It’s not necessary. Look, there are a few maps scattered around Unova, and the Iron Heart Faction already has twenty-five of them. We’re missing one, and we can fins where it is by going to the Artahk Ruins. They’re in Challenger Cave. Not a large ruins, but it is very important. Black, your group, and your group alone, will be venturing into that cave.”

    “Uh, yeah, okay. When?” I asked.

    “Now,” said Kane.

    “Now!?” I asked.

    “Now! Go!” he replied. I said goodbye to Greed, Lust, and White, and head off in the direction of Challenger Cave.



    I finally reached the entrance of the cave, when someone said, “Hey. You must be Black.”

    I turned in a 360 degree circle, but so nobody.

    “Sorry. Here, now can you see me?” the voice said again. As if an invisible curtain were pulled away, a buy appeared in front of me. He had black hair that hung near his ears, and deep, blue eyes. His skin was somewhat pale, but his face was littered with freckles. “Name’s Sozin. This is my Kecleon.” He explains.

    He holds the invisible item in front of him, and a chameleon appears. I scan it with my Pokedex.

    “Cool! Wait, where are the others? I thought that we had a group of four?” I said.

    “We do. Maya and Chrom are inside. I’m standing here, watching for any trainers that want to go in. You can go on inside. Be careful, though. Chrom and Maya have powerful Pokemon, and will fight whatever they see. Chrom has two powerful Steel types, while Maya uses Psychic.” Sozin said.

    “Wait, we have to use only one type of Pokemon?” I asked.

    “No, no, but some people do this for the benefits that Iron Heart offers. I use a mixed team. Think on what you want to use. But, you don’t have to think about this now. Go ahead in.” he said.

    He seemed nice enough. I went inside.



    It was pitch black. I couldn’t see anything. I heard bugs and noises all around me, creating a rhythm and beat. I took one step, and their melody collapsed at my misplaced note. Everything became as silent as everything was dark.



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    They seemed sorta… Peaceful.
    Peaceful should be lowercase. It's still part of the same sentence.

    “We have, ah, mutual goals, so to speak.” Greed said.
    Because of the verb said, the period before the end quotation should be a comma. It will apply if you had put whispered, stated, and so on as well.

    Who are these, ‘Sozin,’ and, ‘Maya,’ people you mentioned.” I said after listening to the full plan.
    This is actually a question.

    We’re missing one, and we can fins where it is by going to the Artahk Ruins.
    Find.

    I said goodbye to Greed, Lust, and White, and head off in the direction of Challenger Cave.
    Because of these two words, you've changed tenses in one sentence. You'll have to choose one and stick to it. It might confuse people later on.

    I turned in a 360 degree circle, but so nobody.
    Didn't see anybody.

    As if an invisible curtain were pulled away, a buy appeared in front of me.
    Boy.

    Really short chapter. Not much happened. Just learning that Black has to find a map for some reason. Not too much description went into the chapter. The most description was used for Sozin. The mistakes were minor and more than likely the result of typing too fast. Hopefully the next chapter will be longer and more descriptive. Until next time.
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    Thanks Shadow! God, it's been almost a moth since this fic has been posted on! DX DX I'll make sure to post a new Chapter soon and to put in those edits.


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    After a long break, I finally return to finish up this fic, and then write the three one-shots that follow it.

    Chapter 21: With Friends Like These

    A few steps in, I heard a loud thud, followed by a splash that sounded like someone falling down. “Whose there!?” I said. Spinning around, I saw no one there, but a silhouette of a humanoid.

    Now I was terrified.

    I continued to walk, starting to see a dim light at the end of the tunnel. A small candle was lit from a broken chandelier, missing all candles but the one lit.

    And then I heard another splash.

    I turn, but this time a woman had a knife to my throat.

    “Leave. Now.”

    Her face, and for that matter, our surroundings, were barely visible. Suddenly, I remember that I’m working with Team Rocket. Does that mean that people think poorly of me? I had poor thoughts of this organization when I first heard of it, especially after my encounter with…

    I suddenly recognize her face.

    “I see that you’ve recovered.” I said.

    “I said to leave… And I have friends to help me if you plan on anything otherwise.” She said.

    A boy with blue-gray hair and a girl with short brown hair emerged from behind her, an Escavalier and an Alakazam follow them.

    Chrom and Maya! I thought to myself.

    “Traitors! You were supposed to help me in here! And now you’re working with her… With… With Eva!” I said to them, disregarding the knife to my throat.

    “Has the thought ever occurred to you,” Maya said, “that Kane is the traitor? We’ve always been with Team Plasma, and, for your information, the same thing happening to you is happening to Sozin outside.”

    Damn. There’s no hope now, and I still haven’t made any progress to saving White, Greed, or Lust.

    “Get out, or we’ll take you with us.” Eva said.

    “Aren’t we supposed to just kill him? My Escavalier is itching for it…” Chrom said.

    A lump forms in my throat. I can’t believe I trusted Kane so blindly! I thought to myself.

    Another splash behind me. And another. And another one. I thought they may be footsteps.

    Then a gunshot. Blood sprays the walls, and I feel myself collapse. Everything is black around me, but I hear somebody screaming.

    Then, my pupils adjust to the darkness. I’m not the one who was shot. Eva was shot, and still gripping my shirt, fell to the ground, and I went with her.

    And, she’s not the one screaming. Maya must have been screaming because…

    I take her hand off of me, and pocket her knife. I feel her wrist.

    She’s dead.

    I take out a Pokeball.

    “Charmander, light the way.” I said. Charmander appears in front of me, holding his tail in between his hands to keep it away from the puddles. This worked out for both of us, because it lit up the room more.

    Maya was still screaming. Or, maybe she wasn’t. I began to think that my ears were ringing from the gunshot, and that I still couldn’t hear anything. I saw Chrom moving his mouth, and Escavalier approached me, his blade-arm wound up, as if preparing to strike, but Charmander is in the way. Apparently a Steel/Bug Pokemon didn’t want to fight a Fire Pokemon. I can’t blame him.

    Chrom made an angry face, and I faintly hear his commands. As he takes out a Pokeball- probably to return Escavalier- Maya spits something to Alakazam. He closed his eyes, and Charmander was in the air. Charmander was now hurdling towards me, fiery tail first.

    “Agh!” I shouted. I hear myself say it. Now the ringing was a whisper. I felt myself panic. What option did I have!?

    I instinctively took out a Pokeball. “Come on out!” I said, and Darumaka appeared. He hit into Charmander, and they both feel to the ground. Charmander scurried to stand, spewing Ember attacks to help his tail survive.

    “Hmph. Resourceful,” Maya said, “Maybe you would be a good addition to the team. But we could never trust you. So, Alakazam, finish them.”

    Alakazam closed his eyes and held his spoons out in front of him. He gained a blue glow, and Charmander’s tail was drowned in the water. I feel awful, even though I’m not being hurt. Charmander’s jaw is stretched so wide, and the sound coming from it is louder than anything I’ve ever heard in my entire life.

    Then, the entire tunnel lit up with a bright, white light, and Charmander’s yelling stopped.

    CHARMANDERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!

    The white light faded, and everything was dark again.

    A dark, red flame now lit the tunnel. Standing before me was Charmeleon, the evolution of Charmander.

    “Oh… Oh, ah! Charmeleon!” I said. I already know my new favorite move.

    “Use Metal Claw!” I yelled. Charman- or, um, Charmeleon’s eyes lost its pupils, and turned red. He shook his head at me. I guess he wasn’t going to use Metal Claw.

    Blue and orange smoke was steaming off of him, and he shouted at Alakazam. Both Maya and Alakazam seem intimidated now. I would be too.

    Charmeleon jumped like a Blazekin, and launches himself off of the tunnel’s ceiling, straight at Alakazam. He swiped, and kicked, and bit, and smacked, and shot fire at Alakazam until he wasn’t steaming, and his eyes reverted to their normal looking pupil and iris.

    I stood in awe, as did Chrom and Maya. Alakazam was, clearly, knocked out and lying on the ground.

    It’s just like Drayden said. If I train and love my Pokemon enough, it can do anything it wants to do. And Charmeleon just learned Revenge.

    ---

    Sorry it took so long to write, but I'm glad I am finally coming back to this fic. And, yes I know, a crazy chapter. RnR please!
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    Chapter 22: Eternity Flame

    “I… I… I’m, not finished yet!” Maya returned Alakazam and took out another Pokeball.

    Chrom put a hand on her arm.

    “It’s useless. That Pokemon is too weak to fight.”

    “I’ll show you what it can do!” Maya spewed.

    A small, grey cat thing popped out of the device. With almost no distinguishing features but its beady eyes, the small cat stood on two legs, and took a step back at its mighty opponent, Charmeleon.

    “Let’s do it, Espurr!”

    “Espurr?” I said aloud. I pulled out my Pokedex, but its only information on the thing was a picture.

    “A Pokedex? Clearly you’ve never heard of the Kalos region.” Maya said insultingly.

    “Oh… The place with that Chespin thing, right?” I said, remembering my battle with Conor, Liam, and LJ.

    “Chespin, yeah. Anyway, let’s get this thing started with Psyshock.”

    Espurr’s small eyes turned yellow, and it focused- or, it looked like it was focusing- and small rocks and pebbles lifted from the ground. Suddenly, they all whipped at Charmeleon.

    Arrghh!” Charmeleon growled.

    “Woah! Hang in there, and use Metal Claw!”

    This time obeying me, his arms began to shine a metallic silver, and he swung twice at Espurr. It skillfully dodged the first hit, but was caught off guard by a second swing, and was slammed to the ground by a fist full of steel. Espurr stood up, even after that powerful hit.

    “That’ll do nothing,” said Maya, “Wrap it up, Espurr. Confusion.”

    This time, Espurr’s eyes shone a hypnotic purple, and suddenly, a flash of white light enveloped Charmeleon. I stood there; thoughts crossed my mind about escape and about Charmeleon. Would I really win this battle?

    As quickly as it came, the light disappeared and so did the purple in Espurr’s eyes. Charmeleon was on the ground.

    “Charmeleon!! No!” I shouted.

    I ran to him, but something cold hit the back of my head. I saw a flash of gray and red, and then everything darkened.



    I woke up to a strange buzzing noise. The ground felt hard, and my head ached. I was leaning on something metal, and a black circle surrounded my wrist. It looked like a handcuff, or maybe a watch. Next to me, Charmeleon sat there holding a small orange orb. He was still unconscious.

    GET UP.

    Something was telling me to stand, or something. It was hard to make out.

    I rose, though, and saw my surroundings more clearly. We must have still been in the ah…

    The thing we were in when I was knocked out. Or right, a cave. (My memory was still pretty groggy.)

    It didn’t look like the cave though. It contained metal walls, built pretty sloppily. The panels weren’t the same size, and in some places it was peeled off, showing the dark rocks from the wall of the cave.

    In the center of the room was a blue and red pedestal. A symbol was engraved on it, but I didn’t recognize it.

    STAND ON IT.

    I picked up Charmeleon, and stuffed the thing he was holding in my pocket. I proceeded to stand on the pedestal.

    Then, something floated into the room. From the wall, where one of the panels was entirely stripped away, a figure entered.

    MY UNDELRINGS HAVE BEEN FOLLOWING YOU. I AM THE REASON YOU ARE HERE TODAY. I AM WHAT LET YOU LIVE. AND I AM WHAT WILL LET YOU CONTINUE LIVING.

    Before I had a chance to doubt the creature, it revealed itself.

    THE PEDESTAL YOU ARE STANDING ON WILL TELL ME THE REASON I HAVE FOLLOWED YOU. YOU ARE THE KEY, PRIDE.

    Pride? As in… As in the one that Wrath had captive? None of this was making sense to me, but I obviously got mixed up in something awful.

    LET ME BEGIN THE EXAMINATION. SOMETHING THAT I HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR SHOULD BE WITH YOU, IF YOU DID WHAT I TOLD YOU TO DO. IF IT IS NOT WITH YOU, THEN YOU WILL DIE.

    I guess I’m going to die here, then. I thought to myself.

    It put its hands on its head, and activated an orb that looked like the one Charmeleon was holding. The Pokemon changed, and it looked even stranger.

    Then, a thin, black light shot out from the orb. It bounced off of the reflective metal panels in the room, and appeared to scan them. It moved to scan me, and the light moved up and down my body. Starting with my head, and then to my eyes, and then to my torso. It stopped suddenly when it made contact with my bag.

    “Uhh… Is it working?” I asked dumbly, with my still-half-asleep voice.

    YOU’VE DONE IT. YOU’VE FOUND IT. AND NOW I WILL TAKE IT.

    A crumpled piece of paper, glowing black with the light, appeared from out of my bag.

    Mewtwo took the Twenty-Second Paradox.

    THANK YOU FOR THE HELP. I’LL BE SENDING YOU BACK, NOW.

    Mewtwo took the orb away from his head, and reverted to his original appearance.

    “Send me back where!?” I shouted at him. “Tell me what’s-“

    The symbol on the pedestal glowed brightly.



    BEEP BEEP BEEP

    I watched myself throw my arm at my clock, and hit my Pokeballs. Swablu and Darumaka came out of them.

    Where… Am I?

    “Hey mom. I’m going to train today. I want to be ready to prove to Professor Juniper that I’m ready for an adventure!” The person that looked like me said.

    Am I in the past?

    “Okay, but be careful. I don’t want you going near Challenger Cave, it’s too dark, and too dangerous. In fact, why don’t you go battle your friend, White.”

    Crap. What did Mewtwo do? I looked around. I was on the other side of my bed, standing there. Charmeleon was awake now, and two Pokeballs still hung from my belt. But nobody could see me.

    “Mom, we’ve battled a billion times already,” my past self said.

    I walked to the door and left. I was too confused to listen to myself talk.

    The world spiraled around me. I considered why Mewtwo would possibly do this. Why he’d do this to a person. How torturous and evil he could be.

    But then I reconsidered.

    Maybe this was my purpose. To repeat my life until I get it right. To protect my past self in this time. Maybe I am Mewtwo’s underling that follows my past self.

    It explains so much. The gunshot in the cave that killed Eva, and the human-looking figure I saw at the beginning of the cave.

    I wanted to cry. But I just stood there. Ruined; forced to redo my life in this world for eternity as Mewtwo wants me to. I was a pawn in his game.

    But I shook my head. I would win this time around. I would do what I want to do for the sole purpose of helping me and my past self survive. I would ignite a new fire. I’d do what I think is right.

    I’d never lose again.
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    Thank you to everyone who read my fan fiction!!! Expect to see the next book in the fan-fic series on the index soon!
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