From: "Saint Paul"
Subject: Re: [PW!] Aqua Agendas and Rocky Gym Battles
Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2004 11:08 AM
firstname.lastname@example.org (Jose L. Solano) wrote in message news:<email@example.com>...
> > The ref held up a green flag towards Alex and quickly declared, "Match is
> >over! The winner of the Stone Badge is Alexandria!"
> > "Yes," Alexandria happily said under her breath seconds before rushing
> >to the victorious Bayleef, ShadowWarrior fluttering off her shoulder in the
> >process. Kneeling down and hugging her Bayleef, Alex happily said, "Great
> > "Bay bayleef," Nadyra replied, gently nuzzling her trainer.
> "Ah! Hey!" Carol Ross ran into the gym and up the stands to where Ben, Bob
> and Jeff sat. She carried a bag of popcorn with her. "I didn't miss anything
> did I?"
> "The match is over," Ben told her. "Alex got her badge!"
> "I missed it? Nuts."
> "Where were you, anyway?"
> "I had some... business to take care of. Nothing big."
> > Within her hand lay a small Stone Badge, which Alex graciously took as she
> >replied, "Thank you."
> > As she pinned the Stone Badge on the outside of her jacket, she walked up
> >the stands, her three Pokémon in tow, then sat down and said, "Who's next?"
> "No thanks, not now," Carol told her.
> "Hi, Carol! Where were you?"
> "I just had something to take care of, nothing important! Hey, you got a
> badge! That's great! I'm so proud of you!" Carol hugged a confused Alex.
> "So... uh... are you here for a badge?" Alex asked as Carol let her go.
> "No, they're not my thing. I just thought it'd be too weird hanging out with
> the Ditto family. They sort of creep me out..." Carol looked over at Bob and
> the leaf on his head. "Er... "
> [NS: Last minute? But of course!]
[NS: and Last but not Least]
John poked his head into the gym to make sure he'd found the right
place, satisfied that this could only be a gym he stepped inside and
to the back of the group to wait his turn for the Stone Badge.
[NS: Sorry I'm late, real life's been kicking my ass]