From: Time Lady
Subject: [PW!]Life goes on....
Date: Friday, November 19, 1999 9:44 AM
Previously in Pokewars: In "Here's the Deal, you must steal," Oz
kidnapped Cuddles, Spunky, and Pteryx as part of his "Rocket
initiation. In "The Shot Heard Round the World," Sarah Jane's Fearow
was searching for the missing Pokemon when a shot from Minax ended the
Fearow's life. Sarah Jane full latent potential was unleased
due to her anger and upset. Backed up by her Alakazam, Hypno, Mr.
Mime, and Jon's Alakazam, the girl confronted Minax, Nori, and Oz, where
Sarah Jane showed Team Rocket that she was a force to be reckoned with.
Sarah Jane reclaimed her baby Pokemon, then disappeared.
And now, back to our story.....
On Cinnabar Island, those who did not go to the abandoned labs to train
are sitting at the Pokemon Center going over their strategies.
"Seriously, he may not seem like it, but Blaine is one tough trainer,"
"I'll take your word for it," replied Runt as he studied his Pokedex.
"I wonder which Pokemon to use," said Christy. "Too bad Sarah Jane's
not back yet. I'd like to see what she suggests."
As if on cue, a glowing shape appears. Slowly the glow subsides
revealing two Alakazams, a Hypno, a Mr. Mime, and a girl holding two
Nidorans and a baby Aerodactyl. They notice that the girl doesn't look
too well, particularly since two of the psychic Pokemon are helping her
stand. Jon recognized his Alakazam and wondered why it was holding a
red stained bundle
"Sarah Jane! What happened?" exclaimed Kat as the four came over to
help their friend.
"Nori's turned Rocket," said Sarah Jane just before she passed out.
A few hours later, at the hospital.....
"That's all she said?" asked Damian as he looked at Sarah Jane, who was
unconcious in the hospital bed.
"Yeah," replied Jon. "And that poor Fearow.... Something happened,
because all the Pokemon, even Cuddles, Spunky, and Pteryx were out of
it. Damn.... I wish I could understand Pokemon the way Sarah Jane
"What does the doctor say?" asked Julia.
"Extreme fatigue. Kind of like she ran some kind of marathon,"
explained Christy. "Maybe that teleporting link she tried wore her
"Yeah.... but that doesn't explain why Cuddles and Spunky were so shook
up," interjected Runt.
"Cuddles..... Spunky......." they heard Sarah Jane moan from the bed.
"Cuddles.... Spunky.... Pteryx..." She sat up suddenly, completely
alert. "Where are they? Where are my babies?"
"They're okay," said Christy soothingly. "They're at the Pokemon Center
with Nurse Joy."
Suddenly, Sarah Jane began to cry hysterically. Between tears she told
of the arrival in Saffron, the kidnapping, Bombadier's murder, and the
rescue. "I.... I couldn't believe.... the way I felt.... it was so
scary.... the power... their minds were wide open to me.... the red
headed kid that took them... I couldn't blame him once I saw why he was
doing it.... but Nori..."
"I can't believe Nori would join Team Rocket," said Damian. Drake
"Nori killed a Pidgeot... she's no better than that other killer...
but.... I almost made Bombadier's murderer pull the trigger on
herself..." Sarah Jane began crying anew. "I.... I could have killed
her.... Oh God.... I wouldn't have been any better than her.... I don't
want to ever be able to have that kind of ability...."
"You know," said Runt, "that may be why Sabrina is the way she is. If
she lost control, she could decimate the city."
"Come on.... you probably couldn't even manage doing what you did
before... stress makes people do strange things," said Jon. "Can you
force my hand to move now?"
"What?" asked Sarah Jane in surprise.
"Can you do it now?" repeated Jon. "if you can't, then the whole
incident was probably a reaction. I mean, having your baby Pokemon
kidnapped, then your Fearow was murdered.... Heck, if I'd had that kind
of ability when my Lapras was killed.... that Rocket would have self
"What if it happens again, and I can't control myself?" returned Sarah
"Remember, Sabrina did offer you the opportunity to come train with
her," said Damian.
"What you have is a gift," said Christy.
"Some gift...." muttered Sarah Jane.
Someone knocked at the door. Drake opened it to reveal Nurse Joy.
Pteryx was in her arms. Cuddles and Spunky dashed past her and took a
flying leap onto the bed.
"Ni ni do!" they cried as they affectionately greeted their adoptive
mother. Little Pteryx tried to flap her under developed wings to get to
the bed. Nurse Joy brought the anxious baby Aerodactyl over to Sarah
Jane. Shields followed into the room.
"They were very anxious at the Pokemon Center," said Nurse Joy. "Your
Mr. Mime suggested we bring them here to you."
"Thank you," said Sarah Jane as she cuddled her babies. Shields came
over and hugged his trainer.
"I know this may not be the best time to ask," said Nurse Joy, "but
should we have your Fearow sent to Lavendar Tower." Sarah Jane nodded.
"I'll.... I'll make a report to Officer Jenny later.... that
murderous woman and those other Rockets need to be put away for good,"
said Sarah Jane as she forced back more tears.
RL Note: I'll write some more later. Need to finish this up for now.
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