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    And, back!
    ...Also, I wish I could curl up like a pillbug and never move again.

    Hey, could someone compile links to non-indexed chapters for me? I'd like to update the index, at least, I just haven't had the time.

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    I braided Azula's hair as we all settled down for the night. Azula turned her head and tried to pull away. Her hair is pretty hard to braid, since it's very short...But a few little braids here and there give it some quirkiness, you know?
    "This is undignified," she insists.
    "Yeah, yeah."
    "I want to try next! I'd love her with a coronet!"
    "...This never leaves the room, understand?"
    "A SILLY DREAM. MR. CAMERA DISAGREES."
    "Mr-Mr. Camera?"
    "Mr. Camera."

    He holds up a small digital camera.

    "G-give that here!"

    The group chase each other around. At some point, ChuChu joined in just to run around and cause trouble for both sides.

    "Guys, could we not have a pokemon battle in this dissapointing resort? Just once?"
    "They certainly are a boistrous bunch. Still, all we need is pillows to enter the fray, and you'll have had a satisfying sleepover."
    "We sleep together all the time!"
    "We camp together, about half of us in pokeballs. There's companionship... But not fun. It's not a party."
    "...Yeah. Ok." I laugh. "Then I guess we'll have to call it my first sleepover."
    "Really?"
    She stops, holding the camera. Every one else tackles on top of her.
    "Then I shall endevour to make this the perfect sleepover!"

    "Like how?"

    "Stories. Go!"
    She pointed a finger at Rya.
    "W-well...I know a few fairytales..."
    And she began to tell a story. It was the story of a prince whose father wasn't sure how to divide his kingdoms; so he asked his sons to get him a little growlithe, and the best one would win. And the prince found a few growlithes, but lost them in the woods. And he found the castle of a beautiful little white meowth...
    And because he accepted the hospitality of the meowth, she gave him a walnut that she assured him, if opened at the right time, would contain exactly what he needed. And he did, because he trusted the white meowth.
    This happened again when the old king wanted a fine piece of cloth -- and the prince grew to care about the meowth. So much so, that, when the king said he would pick as king and heir the son who brought back the best bride....The prince rode to the Meowth's castle to tell her his woes.
    And the Meowth told him to chop off her head, paws, and tail and toss them in a fire.

    This is where I interrupted.
    "He didn't!"
    "It's a common archetype in fairytales like this. The frpog prince is hurled against the wall, the linden-worm made to shed his skins to death, the fox asks that it is killed as thanks..."
    "Right! The prince didn't want to, but he had always trusted the meowth. And when he did as she told, she arose again as a beautiful human princess, and all her attendants became human again, too! And the Prince won, for having the bride who loved him the most. And they lived happily ever after."
    "Wait, why do people in fairytales get rewarded for killing people?"
    "Not just any people. People whose true nature is hidden behind their flesh -- in death, they can be truly what they are, without the curses of the world to hold them back."
    "It still sounds terrible."
    "Well, that's just a theory."
    They shrug. I guess to Pokemon, it doesn't sound so dreadful.
    "WELL, I DEMAND A PILLOW-FIGHT. ALL OF YOU AGAINST ME. HAVE AT THEE!"

    ***

    Ok, rule of thumb: never pillow-fight pokemon. Also, never be footing the bill when pillow-fighting pokemon in a hotel room.
    Walls are expensive.

    In the morning, I walk out (staring woefully at my wallet) where there's.... Lance. On a lounge chair.

    Lance:"Good morning, Miss Champion. I'm suprised to see you here."
    "Lance. Here for more cryptic advice?"
    "No, but since you mentioned it..."
    *groan*
    "No, I'm serious. You're a good, if somewhat overzealous kid....And...The league didn't help in as many situations as it should have. That Giovanni business..."
    "You guys let it happen!"
    "...Yeah. And that's kind of what I wanted to talk about."
    "?"
    He sits up.
    "Listen...I did what you're doing. But I wasn't met with this much resistance -- the legendaries let me *ask*."
    "...Why me, then?"
    "No clue. Maybe because I ballsed things up. And....I can't...There are things you can't talk about about this. Not because of some rule, but because I basically, literally, can't..."
    "...Buuuut?"
    "But what I can say is this. There really is a granter of wishes. Or there was -- I think she died. I don't know what's risen to fill that spot."
    "Woah. Heavy." I guess I was right...To keep going...
    "Only one other person besides myself has ever come far enough to know that in the past few hundred years....But you're this close. I feel like I ought to tell you one thing."
    "Ok, and that is?"
    "Be absolutely certain there's nothing in you that can be taken advantage of. I never should of -- and I don't think he did any better than me.... You can't wish with your head. It'll grant only the strongest, most powerful wish it can.... Of your heart."
    "...What did you wish for?"
    "A system. A system to keep everyone safe -- I couldn't just wish for everyone to be safe, so it used the idea I felt most attached to. A system... Where I was head and hero."
    "That's the origin of the pokemon league?"
    "I...It wasn't a great system. Everyone was safe, but at all this cost..."
    "And at that cost, no one's safe."
    "Because my heart was selfish. Because I didn't know what would really fix things."
    "And I'm supposed to know better?! I'm 16!"
    "If you don't know, don't go. But...If they're really after you, you may not have a choice. I hope there's still a half-decent world to live in when this is over...
    And...Good luck, Miss Champion."

    He stands up and begins to walk down the beach, wrapping his beach blanket around him like a cape.
    "Wait! Who was the other person?"

    "Who else? Your own Professor Oak."
    ...And what did *he* wish for?
    That's what I wanted to ask, but I couldn't. I felt too worried.


    "Mistress...I have the every confidence in you."
    "Thanks. At least someone does."



    "Eeeeeek!"

    "What about it being a ruin makes it impossible for there to be ghosts?"
    ...Oh, and, also...
    This is a cave.



    These are somewhat more dignified than the rockets. I am pleased.


    ...This cave shall be full of frustration.


    "Ok. More boulders. Is more boulders good? I'm going to assume it's good."
    "Well, it's not a room with a man who cannot recognize a cave."
    "Point."

    "Fewer Boulders. Good? Bad?"

    *cue 60 minutes of wandering*
    I hate this cave...
    At the same time...
    I wish Jewel could see this. She'd love it. She'd love it as much as I hate it!
    Hate! Hate! If every rock I've stepped on here had 'hate' engraved on it, it wouldn't express my hate!
    ...Man, when you go into AM mode over a cave, there is something wrong.
    WITH THIS CAVE!



    "Person! Are you lost in this cave?"

    *whimper*
    "Please not more mysterious powers...I'm still sorting through the ones I have now..."

    SO TINY. SO CUTE <3.

    "I guess you could call Natu... *sunglasses* Bite-sized."
    ...Ok, that one was kinda funny.

    The evolved form loses something in the process.

    Oh, dear. Let the hurt begin.


    ...Or not. Oookay. Well, my hat's off, Xatu.


    A lady? I don't know too many ladies...




    Heeeey! Free Stuff! Light at the end of my tunnel!


    Of course that brings me back to the start. Obviously.
    OF COURSE.



    And some sort of wierd incense. Lax incense?...Well, if it makes you 'lax... I'm not sure if 'incense' is the actual term.
    "Maybe I should give this to Kai. He's kind of a mellow hippy-type."
    "Mellow is sort of the least hippy-type I can think of."
    "Yeah. Poor name choice, there."

    I try this AGAIN.


    Huh. I was expecting this to be yet another person here to give me cryptic remarks about the current status of my life. Wierd.
    ..."Listen, Lady. I don't intend anything. I'm a straight teenage girl who's not strong enough to lift you, and with nothing to stab or attack you on my own. I literally can do nothing to you."
    "..."
    "Oh, that and...Nothing. I'm just lost."


    Ok, Maybe I'll intend to battle your pokemon. Sure.

    "No! Why did you even think that?"


    "...Sure. But you know you could just turn around..."

    I keep having this image, like you're totally some jerk's sister in another game. Wierd.

    Be that way. Your resort sucks anyway. I'm going back to the docks.

    ...Or I would have, but I got lost in the water labrynth. Getting lost is getting tiring.
    (
    Laaaand ho!


    "That's right. It's really one of my favorite parts of the job."

    "I try not to..."
    "She's a total softy."
    "YES."

    "Life would be so much easier if we could actually tell him."


    Free stuff? Epic.


    Free pokemon! oooh....

    *sigh*
    Fine, I'll be back...


    It's a tiny island. Let's not get excited.

    Oh, the nostalgia...Like waves in my soul.

    FISTICUFFS is bad at nostalgia.



    Huh. Like a blue pikachu. A pikablu, if you may.
    "Don't get so silly, Boss! That's my job. You're not 10."
    "Point, Point..."


    Ok, let's go back for that pokemon.

    Another egg. Joyous. It's egg city.

    "...Awww, shucks, sir. I do my best."


    Well, it's not a bad little egg. Maybe all it needs is a little love.
    And a christmas special.

    "Do we really want this many baby pokemon around?"
    "...We will cross that bridge when we come to it."
    "I officially abdicate any and all baby-raising responsibilities."
    "Does that mean I get to be the big sister? Or the momma?"

    ...
    ...
    "Why don't we let the birds and Maria handle this."
    Because I'm not sure how prepared I am, either.

    Which is why the best thing to do is charge recklessly onward!

    Anyway, I fly back to Four Island for a little break when...



    ...
    What?
    This is just Far Fetched!
    ...
    ...
    I see what you did there, pokemon namers.
    ...
    I wonder which egg this is from, anyway.
    "Are you my momma?"
    "Ye-"
    "Shush, Rya."

    "No, honey. I'm your trainer. This is your momma."
    I gesture to Articuno. She looks uneasy.
    "H-Hello, little one..."
    "Momma! Hugs?"
    The little pokemon hugs Articuno. Comparatively, she's tiny -- Articuno's taller than most pokemon, and taller than me...And Loituma is still really small.
    But it's Articuno who looked small and scared. But she accepts the hug and looks down tenderly.
    And for a moment, I kind of forget that she really did try and kill me that one time.

    "I hope...that...I can be a good mother to you, Loituma."
    "Of course, we will assist. One of us and two of us and three of us are one, right?"
    "Zapdos..."
    "Don't get sappy. We're sisters, so it's only natural to take care of our niece..."
    "Thank you, both of you."

    "And you can count me in to help, too."
    "But first... You need to focus on completing your task. I doubt the little one will be wholly safe otherwise."
    "...Good point."

    Ok, Loituma is cute and her mom is already working on teaching her to fly, and all, but...
    Here's my question: how did she hatch with a leek?
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    She hatched with a leek, not a leak.

    Also, WHAT.

    Also, funny about the pillow fight.
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    Yeah, I know. Also, I got and hatched eggs from the other two, but the results were so lame that I have stricken them from record. So this won't get repeated with the other two, sadly.
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    Yeah, I know. Also, I got and hatched eggs from the other two, but the results were so lame that I have stricken them from record. So this won't get repeated with the other two, sadly.
    What did the others hatch into?
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    a pidgey and a spearow.
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    a pidgey and a spearow.
    Is Spearow->Zapdos? That seems to fit as far as shape, post-evolution. Then again, Pidgeot is closest to Arcticuno IMO.
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    You know, despite how cute/moe the pillow fight might be seen from Seed's point of view, just try to imagine a freaking Charizard, Gyarados, Nidoking and a Primeape in a pillow-fight.... (Alakazam and Raichu are not that impressive physical wise...but now I have the mental image of Terra with LOTS of pillows floating around her.. it is 50% Scary 50% Awesome)
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    How would other people see Gyarados as throwing them?

    Also, if all the moemon are actually small, what happens if a Tyranitar walks into a small room?
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    Gyarados I guess it would be grabbing them with it's mouth and throwing them...
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    How would other people see Gyarados as throwing them?

    Also, if all the moemon are actually small, what happens if a Tyranitar walks into a small room?
    Well, that latter question is a good one for pokemon in general, that moemon answers better than most... I mean, think about the size of the pokemon relative to the size of the spaces you can fight in.

    The human brain is designed to cut off corners that don't fit, mentally. This is a bigger factor in the moemon-verse than it is in other worlds. In other words, they just sort of fog it over. Like, "the Tyranitar is in this room," they think to themselves. And then, if you asked them how that happened, they'd just keep going "What do you mean? The Tyranitar was in the room. There wasn't any 'how' to it." And when you pointed out that there was no way it should have fit, they'd just shrug and say "Pokemon are called mysterious creatures for a reason. There wasn't anything wierd about it at the time -- maybe it shrunk or something." or "Maybe the room was bigger than you thought?" Or supply some fictional details to make the story work, believing those to be true. But most people would just not think about it too hard.

    Rya pillowfighting is the same way.... But most people would decide to go with Dusk's interpretation.

    Also, yeah. Totally terrifying to some people, adorable to others. And either way, highly destructive.
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    Default Re: More Moe Is Needed: Let's Play Moemon: LeafGreen, Thread II

    Articuno -egg> Farfetch'd
    Zapdos -egg> Spearow -> Fearow
    Moltres -egg> Pidgey -> Pidgeotto -> Pidgeot

    It was actually a coincidence, but once I realized it, I couldn't have it any other way. The chapter was fun. It's sort of a shame that you're not catching things anymore since you won't be showing off that all of the FR version exclusives have been added in the islands, but that has been mentioned previously, so it's no loss to me.

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    Default Re: More Moe Is Needed: Let's Play Moemon: LeafGreen, Thread II

    Is there a particular reason they were able to have eggs? I think I am missing something here (just to be clear I understand the reasoning why each of the birds have a different pokemon hatching from the egg; but not why they are able to breed in the first place)
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    Breeding in general? To be perfectly honest, because I felt like it. As for the birds, it's a vestigial remnant of what I tried to do with Lugia and Ho-oh (get the three legendary beasts by breeding). I didn't manage to do it because it wasn't possible. My backup was that breeding the bird trio would give you the beast trio, but I had already thought of another plan, much more ambitious than that. Then I realized it was even more ambitious than I had expected, and it's stalled.

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    I see, well still it made for a nice surprise
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    Default Re: More Moe Is Needed: Let's Play Moemon: LeafGreen, Thread II

    You know, with as much weirdness and horror as Seed has survived, I'm not that surprised she's familiar with I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream.

    Also I want to see how the ditto responds to now being a daddy.
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    You know, with as much weirdness and horror as Seed has survived, I'm not that surprised she's familiar with I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream.

    Also I want to see how the ditto responds to now being a daddy.
    I love the game version -- Seed occaisonally shares my interests, and this is one of them. The original story's great, too, but nothing tops AM's speech at the start of the game. I occaisonally link to it when I am frustrated.


    Anyway, there may be some small changes to the schedule. Mainly because I've given up trying to get any real LP work done on Fridays. This is because this semester, my body apparently decided that the ideal time to unleash all its misery is Friday afternoon, when I proceed to feel so headachey that I actually get sick to my stomach. So I'm gonna try not fighting that for a while. Because ow.
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    This is sadly one of those places where playing blind screws me over -- why, you ask? Because now I can't think of a narrative reason to do the other side of Six Island. Oops.

    Chapter 80: They are maniacs, maniacs, on the ruin floor
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    Anyway, on to Six Isla --

    Oh boy.


    How cuuuuute! Awww! I lift her up and snuggle her.
    "Momma!"
    "W-what? No, no, I'm not your momma." I mean, I'm not even the same species!
    "Then who is?"
    Everyone else turned away in turn.
    "Wait, seriously, you were looking at me? Heck no."
    "Well, umm, what do you..."
    Togepi started pointing.
    "Biggest sister!"
    "That will do."
    "Big brother!"
    "what."

    "Big Brother #2!"
    "Well, that's better than that once crazy pokemon who went straight for 'husband.'"
    "Big Sisters!"
    "Hm. That would certainly make certain matters complicated...Haha."
    "We'd have little deformed pichus!"
    "Our genetics don't even work that way."
    "And anyway, if they did, this isn't a matter of blood relation. It's in the heart."

    "Does that mean I get to finally be a big sister! Ooh, I'm so excited!"
    "Little sister."
    "But...but...How can I be littler than someone who just hatched..."
    "It must just be engraved on your soul, Rya."

    "Which makes you Momma!"
    "No it does..."
    When I start to say that, she looks so forelorn and sad, like she's about to burst into tears.
    "...Which makes me Momma."
    I agree, and she snuggles up to me.

    Great, I'm a teenage mother. I thought Pokemon Training got you away from that sort of life?

    She's too young to leave in the box right now...I guess I'll carry her with us.



    Anyway, time to talk to some of the fine people of Six Island.


    "But...Those are interesting."
    ...I'm a huge nerd, aren't I?


    "Hey, Beau. It's filling...Interesting."
    "No one's giving you a hard time, right?...Aw, heck: what am I worried about? You can take care of yourself."
    "It's still nice of you to worry." I give him a little kiss.
    We stand there, a little awkwardly - he blushes and tries to look nonchalant.



    "I'm sure you're not. Because trying to alter reality just so you'd have a shot -- that's not desperate at all."
    "Shut up, you. Anyway, how's it going? I'm starting to think that catching all the pokemon is impossible."
    "It may be... I'm also beginning to think that this whole 'champion' thing is just BS."
    "I can always fight you for it again."
    "Ha! Hardly!... But I mean... I feel like everyone wants something from me, but no one knows what that is. Not even me."
    "Heavy lies the head, huh?"
    "Something like that."
    "But listen... Seed. Whatever they want from you, they want it from you. So just... Don't worry too much. Do what you want, and I'm sure it'll work out."
    That feels like a dangerously irresponsible train of thought. But I like it.
    "Thanks."


    "Alright. Send everyone my love...And I'll meet you for that dinner when this is all done."


    As he goes, he kisses and sniffs the top of my head.
    "Was that daddy?"
    ...I...What do I say to tha~t?!


    The island's pretty plain: there's really only a few people living here, and a pokemon center.
    But there looks to be some water and some spiffy cliffs, so...


    "...Aren't they right behind you?"
    "Those are very rocky hills. A fine distinction."
    I'm sure it is. And now apparently we must fight over this grave insult.



    Anyway...

    Now, see, these totally look like mountains to me. After all, this is apparently a valley.


    A valley of adorable!


    And block puzzles. If the first block puzzle is here, this bodes not well.

    Free stuff, however, bodes totally awesome. Tell your friends.


    "Can you help that one guy find the mountains?"
    "I'm a nerd, miss! I refuse to help people with my knowledge on principle!"

    I have chosen...Poorly.


    Not that it matters terribly much.

    Braced Itself with Endure, huh?

    Man, now I'm going to spend all day wondering what "Endure" was supposed to do?


    I wonder if they're Braille, like the ones in that cave?


    You know, I kind of like it when my opponents, you know...Make sense.

    ...What. The. Heck.
    That expression...Downright creepy...

    "Thanks, Rya."
    "No problem!"

    I find an item behind some rocks -- free for the taking.
    "Let me get it, Momma!"
    She jumps out of my arms, picks it up, and hands it to me.

    Awww... Baby's first free stuff. The legacy shall live on.


    I wonder if I will have to fight some hikers.
    I'm guessing 'yes.'


    You're telling me.
    "Like, how do they get the little Ms on the M&Ms?"
    ...Yeah, let's go with that.





    "I'm a ragtag hero, battered but not broken by life, out for adventure. This is a place called 'Ruin Valley.' I think the math is very intuitive."

    Oooh, she's really neat looking. I'm surprised that I don't recall seeing one before.



    Well, now it seems like I've found the location of that Rock Celio wants.

    Also, pardon. All these dudes were ruin maniacs. My bad.




    Duh.



    Oh, it is more Braille...Well, it's a three-letter word, so it's not anything like
    "Speak friend and enter," or the like. Say? Ummm...What's something I can do...
    "Cut! Cut! Cut!"
    "What?"
    "I'm guessing that's her guess. I'd guess 'Nil,' but then... I think I'd build a ruin that there's no way to open."
    "Why do you always have to take the most depressing route?"
    "Oh, it's hardly always."
    "Well, I'll give it a shot... I guess we better get Mellow."


    Lolwhat? Oh, well. Let's just keep going.

    "Well, Mellow, let's try..."


    ...Holy **** on a cracker. "That worked!?"
    "AlL pOwEr To ThE mUsHrOoM... In a peaceful way, of course."


    Fun with seemingly bottomless holes time. Yay.

    "Is it... Trying to tell me how to get down?"
    Well, It's no good to stand here hoping to learn to read Braille. Let's go straight.


    Different writing! That's good!


    Is that... A sapphire?
    I move toward it like in a dream... This is an odd feeling, like deja vu.
    And to the tablet here. It's more Braille, just like before.

    "I never liked the translation that the carvers intended."
    I turn around, and there stands a girl in pink. I've seen her before...
    "Am I dreaming again?"
    "Dreaming?... I'm not sure of the right words. When you're dead... The words that will make the living understand sometimes seem very hard to find."
    I'm trying to recognize her, but in the logic of the dream, I cannot see her face.
    "But understanding hearts is important. The Professor said that to me, once -- my own private lesson. When humans and pokemon have hearts that understand one another... That's the place where miracles occur."
    "Miracles, huh?...Wait, who?"
    "Do you believe in second chances, Seed?...Do you wish you had a second chance to stop that man?"
    "Of course I do. I always will... But I guess you can't change the past."
    "Very wise. The professor could not get his own second chance, not really; But he got more than most, because he came so close. He regretted so much."
    "Wait, how do you know the Prof?"
    She giggles.
    "And so... He decided that the only way to have a second chance was to give a chance to someone else."

    Wait, is this actually happening? This person, this little girl with the hidden face, simply laughed again.

    "But you wanted to know about the inscription, right?"
    "Of course."
    "Well, translated into your language, it can mean a good many things. But here's how the ruin maniacs decided to read it:
    'Let the two glittering stones, one in red, one in blue, connect the past. Two friends sharing power open a window to a new world that glows. The next world waits for you.'
    It has already begun. Let your friendships guide you -- and that radiant world may yet exist...

    I think this is my last chance, Seed. Set me free."


    I feel circled like a shark, or judged. She offers me a little hug, smelling like something warm and familiar. Like bygone days. She's something from the past, I think. She's not a real thing anymore.

    "Let the dead stay dead, Seed... Let the dead stay dead... But let the future shine."

    I turn my head to see where she's gone, but then my hand is on the tablet as if I haven't moved this whole time, and everything's clear and lucid again.

    "Mistress? You seem...Pensive."
    "I'm fine, Azula. Let's grab that rock; I bet it's what Celio wanted."


    Or I could sell this. How much are raw sapphires worth?


    ...That's not a good laugh, is it? I mean, it's not a kefka laugh... But when that's the best you can say...

    I guess this is a 'nice job breaking it, hero' bit.

    "How does that work? I found it!"

    Serious money, you say? I mean...how dare you?
    And to Team Rocket, no less.


    "Why don't I just keep it? Like, right now."


    Why a palindrome? Why, I ask you? It's totally unneeded.

    Too late!


    And he snatches it from my hand and is gone. Stellar.
    I guess I better chase after him. And take out Team Rocket! Again.


    But first, free stuff.

    Anyway, back to that high-speed chase!


    ...Also, you guys. By my accounting... We have something like 4 (6 max) chapters to the end. YOU GUYS. THIS IS ACTUALLY GOING TO HAPPEN. *totally stunned*
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    This is sadly one of those places where playing blind screws me over -- why, you ask? Because now I can't think of a narrative reason to do the other side of Six Island. Oops.
    Because of the irresistible Siren song of potential free stuff that might otherwise go unclaimed.

    Also, Shelly could tell Seed to go there. Her hunches are obviously pretty good.

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    Whose egg was that again?
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    ...though Talla does her best to sound objective and impartial, it doesn't cover stuff like "ask a 9-year-old to tank for the party."
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    The one we got from the old man.

    As for going and doing the rest of Island 6 or Island 7... I'm not sure. I'd like to, but can find no time in the storyline for it, or incentive in the storyline to do so. I may do one or the other (reader's choice) before taking down the final dungeon, to give Seed a breather. That may be my plan.
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    Between Chuchu and Rya squeeing about wanting to see the rest of the island...

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    "That Palindrome is ruined by that 'h.' The linguist in me is full of rage."

    Huh? Yes, nah, Chansey. It's the same forwards and backwards?


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    Caught and about to be fixed. I was thinking about something else, or something. Or maybe I should not write a chapter while sick.
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    First battle. Shiny Onix? On a random hiker?

    The collector inside me feels cheated.
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    First battle. Shiny Onix? On a random hiker?

    The collector inside me feels cheated.
    That wasn't a shiny onix. That was an Onix with a special effect overlaying the sprite. You can tell because it's got a pattern on it, even the skin bits.
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    That wasn't a shiny onix. That was an Onix with a special effect overlaying the sprite. You can tell because it's got a pattern on it, even the skin bits.
    Specifically, it's the "stat down" effect. The screen cap was taken while Rya's Intimidate was activating. She's a very scary little sister.

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    Yay, finally caught up! I was at least 5 chapters behind. :I
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    Looks like Shelly startled Fisti so much that she reverted to all lowercase spelling.
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    That wasn't a shiny onix. That was an Onix with a special effect overlaying the sprite. You can tell because it's got a pattern on it, even the skin bits.
    Didn't really pay attention to that, though the color is very similar B:
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    I hate Deoxys. That is all, and my fullest explanation of what's going on at present, where the chapter is, and why there won't be one this weekend.

    I just can't get that darned puzzle to work no matter what I do, so I may just skip that part. It's not like Seed even knows Deoxys exists...
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