Subject: [PW!][NC] Pokemon League Showdown: Kyle vs. Tenchi
Date: Sunday, September 12, 1999 9:09 PM
"We are now in the fifth game of the tournament," spoke the announcer,
"with #5 seed Kyle Richter squaring off against #60 Tenchi Inverse. Kyle has
chosen Scyther, named something like 'Torrasque" if I remember correctly,
while Tenchi has chosen Nightbird, his Flareon. The arena, this time, will
not be completely flat. Instead, large rocks and boulders are placed around
the arena to provide a little more variety in match. This should be in
interesting battle, so let's get started..."
Tenchi and Kyle entered from opposite sides of the arena. The crowd
was quiet, compared to the games before. They released their Pokemon into
the center of the arena.
"Flare! Flare! Flare!" barked Nightbird. Torrasque appeared bored
and didn't give Nightbird a second glance. Nightbird stared at it
"Nightbird, Flamethrower!" yelled Otaku. Nightbird took a few steps
back, and the stadium began to become increasingly hot... Torrasque sighed
and got ready to dodge.
"FLAAAAAAAAARE!" Flareon blasted a huge ray of fire from its mouth,
nearly scorching Torrasque. Luckily, the Scyther got out of the way in time
and dove behind a rock. Burned, but not beaten.
"Torrasque, Slash!" shouted Kyle. Torrasque leapt out behind the rock
and dashed to Nightshade. Torrasque raised its blade and slashed down on
Flareon. Flareon dodged Torrasque's slash and rammed it backwards with its
"Excuse me... Kyle?" started Torrasque.
"How can I win and not kill this Flareon?"
"Beats me. Well... try to slash, but don't try too hard," answered Kyle.
"That's all you can think of!?" Torrasque fumed. The Scyther barely
escaped another Flamethrower by Nightshade. "I think I've got it..."
Awkwardly using his arms, Torrasque weakly lifted up a rock and threw it
at Nightshade, konking it on its head.
"Flare..." Nightshade passed out.
"What!? This isn't fair!" complained Tenchi.
"It looks like Kyle has won it, and is moving on to the second round.
Watch again tomorrow," said the announcer, "we promise it'll be better. We
Quote of the day:
"I dunno. I've heard things about beef."