From: "Adrian Tymes"
Subject: Re: [PW!] Eye of the Storm
Date: Friday, September 17, 2004 12:17 AM
> "Looks like Fortree is next then," Aerie declared.
> "Sounds like a plan. When do we go?"
24 hours later found Aerie in a funk. "I still can't believe I misread
"The map was a little blurry right there," Kitsu reminded her. "And it
was the color of applesauce."
"Yeah, but *still*..."
"Don't be that hard on yourself. Some of our party enjoyed it," Derek
Behind the trio, Keaton and Cass had synchronized while spitting sand
from their mouths, and were now amusing themselves with an impromptu
"Yeah," Aerie sighed. "But I was really looking forward to all that
dessert!" Her eyes grew large and sparkled in the sun as she wistfully
gazed upon visions from her imagination.
Derek wondered to himself just what pokemon she had copied that move
"Anyway," Kitsu reminded them, "since we can't cross the desert, it
looks like we'll have to go through Mauville."
Derek nodded. "I wonder if we will encounter the other group there?"
Aerie's eyes still sparkled.
"I'd say it's fairly likely. They'll stop to get the Dynamo Badge."
"But that won't take long. And then they have no further reason to
Aerie walked into - and instinctively became a ghost just long enough to
go through - a tree.
Derek gave her a glance. "I wonder if our companion heard your
declaration of undying love just now?"
Kitsu gave him a look, then saw Aerie. "You know, I don't think she
"Are you thinking what I'm thinking?"
Kitsu grinned. "No, something a little more far fetched."
Aerie shrank down into a certain feathered pokemon, otherwise still
oblivious to the world.
Derek raised an eyebrow. "Interesting."
Kitsu looked back. "Hey, Cass? Do you still have that dress-up kit? I
think it's time for our friend here to experience being cute for once."
And so it was that they proceeded towards Mauville...
[NS: Like I said, weak joke. But at least the writer's block is
slightly cracked. ^_^;; ]