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Gym Leader Cheren and Pokemon Trainer Anne

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Gym Leader Cheren and Pokemon Trainer Anne

Post by Starbits on Sat Aug 08, 2015 11:21 pm








Anne Rye
Text Color FF437C
Theme(s) [url=???]??? - ???[/url]
Item a backpack that Martin often wears for her; Backpack contains
-universal communicator
-a bottle of water
-handful of berries
-a couple spare pokeballs
-mittens
-a lighter
-a coat
-has Oliver's Pokeball (a primer ball) that she keeps buried in the deepest pocket of the backpack
Weapons a knife, and Martin
Biological Sex Female
Gender Identity She | Her | Hers
Birthdate August 23rd
Age 14
Species Human
Weight 109.7 lbs
Height 5'1"
Region of Origin Sinnoh
Religion Arceist; beginning to doubt beliefs and shifting towards atheism
Accent American
Occupation Pokemon Trainer | Student
Party Only had one Pokemon at the start of the outbreak, and he was not with her at the time.  The Lucario is not originally hers; he was her father's first Pokemon and best friend; Martin raised her alongside her father and considers her his own child.
Pkm 1
MISSING
Species- Chimchar
Name: Oliver
Gender: ♂  
Level- 21
Type-
Ability- Blaze
Attack list-
-Flamethrower (Egg)
-Flame Wheel (Learned)
-Shadow Claw (Egg)
-Dig (TM)
Text Color - FF9C43
**blue scarf

Pkm 2
Species- Lucario
Name: Martin
Gender:♂
Level- 70
Type-
Ability- Steadfast
Attack list-
-Dragon Pulse (Learned)
-Aura Sphere (Learned)
-Earthquake (TM)
-Blaze Kick (Egg)
**Text Color: 303a77
Pkm 3
NONE
Pkm 4
NONE
Pkm 5
NONE
Pkm 6
NONE
Quote "No."
History
history:
Tragedy marred Anne's early life, her mother perishing in a horrific traffic accident shortly after her birth.  Thus, Anne grew up without a mother, but despite his grief, Anne's father ensured that he had himself put together enough to raise his daughter.  She was a normal child in every way; she went to school, had a few friends, earned average grades, played games of pretend in her backyard, loved sun and rain and flowers, fairy princesses and superheroes and stars.  She went to church with her family, celebrated Christmas, played in the snow.  Her father and father's Pokemon, a Lucario called Martin, raised the little girl together in the city she'd been born in, Jubilife.

One fateful day Anne decided to take a route to her friend's house that she didn't normally use because of the obnoxious boy who lived along it.  She'd hoped that because it was so hot he'd be inside, but she was wrong.  As she slowed her walk to watch the Pokemon chase each other on the front lawn, she realized when one of them crashed into her that it wasn't a playful game-- Jon was letting his Pokemon run amok.  Seeing the poor little thing dazed and confused at having just crashed into someone, Anne scooped him up and the Pokemon chasing him halted, unsure of whether or not they wanted to attack a human just to get to their prey.  Jon was displeased, and as the Chimchar slipped off to sleep in her arms, exhausted, she hammered out a deal with the boy.  She wouldn't go to the authorities and nail his butt for abuse, but in return he'd give her immediate custody of the chimp.  Disgusted and annoyed but realizing it was the best deal he'd get, Jon complied and the girl took him to the nearest Pokecenter.

For the next several weeks she visited him, bringing him treats and speaking in a soft voice, using kind words.  Eventually, he let her touch him, and it didn't take long after that for him to melt beneath her affections-- he craved it and she was more than willing to provide, so he wasn't about to resist it.  When offered the chance to be her Pokemon, he agreed, and she took him home with her, naming him Oliver.  For a year she cared for him, treating him with every ounce of love she had to give and spoiling him rather shamelessly.  Throughout all of the problems he faced, she was there to help him through it, and the two went on many adventures around the city together.

On their yearly trip to Johto, disaster struck; that morning Anne went out for a hike with her father and Martin, leaving Oliver behind to sleep.  They were attacked by undead, the father instructing Martin to take Anne and run, realizing that one Pokemon against a whole horde would do nothing.  Heartbroken but realizing the reason behind it, the Lucario scooped the girl up and ran.  Though they returned days later, they were unable to find the spot where they'd been attacked, and the cabin was empty, the little girl's beloved Chimchar missing.  Raiding the place for supplies, Martin took the ten year old by the hand and led her out into the strange, horrifying new world, searching for answers and a safe place to raise her.  

Years passed with little success; though the two eventually learned things about the infection through word of mouth, there seemed to be no safe place to settle down to live in.  Eventually leaving Sinnoh, they travelled wherever rumor of a safe haven took them, hoping for some kind of hope in the war-torn world.  Time wore on Anne, morphing her from the sweet, cheerful child she had been to a frozen-hearted, bitter teenager who has done her best to forget her past, finding that numbing the pain through not feeling to be easier than living with the despair brought on by all the loss and fear.  Martin, pained by the change in his charge, can do little to change it, unable to communicate properly with her in order to talk it out.  As the days wear on, he watches her once compassionate heart freeze even further, helpless to stop his surrogate daughter from herself.

Rumor has recently brought them to Lacunosa, Unova, where Anne acquired a strange device off a dead body that she is not sure how to work but curious about what it is; she has chosen to hang onto it ever since.  From Lacunosa she and Martin have proceeded to get lost in the forest, accidentally finding their way into a very strange area that looks like an indent into the earth...
Appearance -tan skin, long, wavy brown hair, black eyes
-gap between her two front teeth
-pink jumper with yellow long sleeved shirt and black boots; all are dirty
-Martin is always out of his Pokeball, and wears the backpack that stores their supplies
-decent health still, though does not sleep too much
-does not laugh or smile much
-tends to be wearing a sort of scowl
-glares a lot
-usually wearing a "I am thinking about murder" face
-either that or her face is completely expressionless, except for the eyes
-those stare out with an icy aloofness that's really creepy to see on a child's face
Personality
personality:
  • determined
    -this apocalypse will not kill her
  • bitter
    -it's not fair that she's lost everything
    -it's just fucking not
  • angry
    -see above
    -her temper is also not hard to ignite
  • spiteful
    -she survives on sheer spite
    -if some god up there wants to see her dead he will have to take her life; she will not give it voluntarily
    -on that note it's not uncommon for her to do things out of scorn for people she doesn't like
    -even if it bites her in the ass
  • hardened
    -blood and gore no longer bother her beyond a moment of "ew"
  • numb to grief
    -her father and beloved Pokemon are dead
    -allowing herself to feel the pain is too much to take
    -may as well just kill the anguish however possible
  • cold and irritable
    -having numbed herself to feelings that connect her to others (such as compassion) she is easily made annoyed by displays of emotion
    -aloof, she will keep her distance and be cold and curt with strangers
    -Martin is the only exception
  • cutthroat
    -whatever it takes, she will not die
    -though she would prefer not to voluntarily throw anyone to the wolves, she just might if she thinks it's the only way out
    -and absolutely would if it came down to Martin or someone else
    -if someone attacks her, she will take them out with no hesitation if she's physically capable of it
  • wrestling with her beliefs
    -having grown up a religious child, Anne is not sure what to make of the epidemic
    -a loving god would not allow such horrors to continue, surely?
    -and yet the pandemic rages on
    -where is Arceus?
    -does he even fucking exist?
    -probably not; but maybe he does?
    -fuck it I don't care
  • curious
    -despite everything she's still maintained her curiosity, though not quite with the same wide-eyed wonder she had as a child
    -sometimes it leads her to hang onto weird objects until she finds out what they are
    -Martin is grateful for this as it's a sign that the daughter he loves is still in there somewhere
  • Affiliations
    Anne's relationships:
    Oliver: Her starter pokemon, Anne rescued the little Chimchar from an abusive human a year prior to the Epidemic, and spent much of that year helping him heal from his trauma.  She adores him with every fiber of her being, was determined to protect him and see him one day free from all the mental scarring he'd been left with.  Sadly this did not come to pass and now Oliver is a fading memory, the girl pushing him to the back of her mind; he reminds her too much of hope, and hope is not something she has anymore.  It's best to forget it and the Pokemon she failed so badly.
    User Notes
    notes:
    -she can still be reached, but it's gonna take either one big event to thaw her heart, or lots of patience
    -the thing she picked up in Lacunosa was a universal communicator






    Cheren Stone
    "The one who seeks the right path."
    Text Color 074c9a
    Theme(s) THEME
    Item universal communicator, a backpack; contains
    -crowbar
    -a canteen
    -a compass
    -few spare pokeballs
    -flashlight
    -map
    -rope
    -sleeping bag
    Weapons his Pokemon; the crowbar
    Biological Sex Male
    Gender Identity He | Him | His
    Birthdate September 1st
    Age 23
    Species Human
    Weight 132.9 lbs
    Height 5'10"
    Region of Origin Unova
    Religion doesn't think about religion anymore
    Accent American
    Occupation Gym Leader | Pokemon Trainer | Teacher
    Party The team Cheren used in the Pokemon World Tournament were not his; they were borrowed Pokemon whose typing and level of power would properly fit the Tournament.  The team he raised from childhood consisted of Serperior, Simisear, Haxorus, Liepard, Gigalith, and Unfezant.  The Gym Pokemon he used have died.
    Pkm 1
    Species- Serperior
    Name: Regal
    Gender: ♂
    Level- 65
    Type-  
    Ability- Overgrow
    Attack list-
    -Leaf Blade (Learned)
    -Leaf Storm (Learned)
    -Coil (Learned)
    -Dragon Tail (TM)
    **Text Color-- 552b75
    Pkm 2
    Species- Simisear
    Name:  Royale
    Gender: ♂  
    Level- 63
    Type-  
    Ability- Gluttony
    Attack list-
    -Flamethrower (TM)
    -Rock Slide (TM)
    -Brick Break (TM)
    -Payback (TM)
    **Text Color-- 460432
    Pkm 3
    Species- Haxorus
    Name:  Regent
    Gender: ♂
    Level- 64
    Type-  
    Ability- Rivalry
    Attack list-
    -Outrage (Start)
    -X-Scissor (TM)
    -Rock Slide (TM)
    -Surf (HM)
    **Text Color-- #1c0756
    Pkm 4
    Species- Liepard
    Name:  Monarch
    Gender: ♂
    Level- 60
    Type-  
    Ability- Unburden
    Attack list-
    -Fake Out (Learned)
    -Ariel Ace (TM)
    -Shadow Claw (TM)
    -Night Slash (Learned)
    **Text Color-- 7852a9
    Pkm 5
    Species- Gigalith
    Name:  Sovereign
    Gender: ♂
    Level- 62
    Type-  
    Ability- Sturdy
    Attack list-
    -Giga Impact (TM)
    -Stone Edge (Learned)
    -Earthquake (TM)
    -Stealth Rock (Learned)
    **Text Color-- d5c3ed
    Pkm 6
    Species- Unfezant
    Name:  Divine
    Gender: ♂
    Level- 61
    Type-
    Ability- Super Luck
    Attack list-
    -U-Turn (TM)
    -Air Slash (Learned)
    -Quick Attack (Learned Pre-Evo)
    -Facade (Learned)
    **Text Color-- 381952
    Quote "Thank you! I saw what was missing in me."

    "It was you.  And then you abandoned us."
    History
    history:
    For many years the sleepy town of Nuvema was all Cheren knew; born to two very strict parents, Cheren was raised in an authoritative, fairless loveless home.  His early life was filled with stern expectations; failure was not an option and was met with coldness, occasionally even blatant cruelty.  For as long as Cheren can remember he was studying, studying, always studying.  He would learn all he could, because that's what children were supposed to do, and then he would apply what he absorbed to actual Pokemon battling.

    He would be the very best, and finally his life would have some color in it, instead of this bleak, empty existence.

    That is not what happened.

    Instead, Cheren watched as his childhood friend, the boy responsible for looking after himself and their best friend Bianca, shoot to the top faster than Cheren could follow.  Black hadn't practiced for this, hadn't studied, but he possessed many talents that emerged when gifted their Pokemon.  He honed these talents and his instincts, leaving Cheren far behind, no matter how hard he tried to catch up.  If Cheren's parents stopped comparing the two, the boy probably wouldn't have been so bitter, but nonetheless he never discouraged his friend, instead growing more and more irritable with just about everyone else.

    Bianca was a terrible battler, but her father had accepted she was not going to give up travelling and let her be.  She was terrible, but she was happy.  Why couldn't he be that content!?

    His role in stopping Plasma was minor but he did have some time to shine, and was pleasantly surprised when the Gym Leaders complimented him for his battling skills.  Far more surprising was when they offered him a Gym position.  Cheren was ecstatic and grew to love his mentor, Lenora, very deeply-- in many ways she filled the hole in his heart left from the lack of a parent's love.  However, his real parents were quick to tear the hole back open, pointing out that Black went on to become a Champion.  

    Cheren would later muse that he probably should have seen this coming.  Ever since they were little, Black had a thing for saving people.  With two best friends who had controlling parents, it's really no wonder this developed as much as it did.  But even then, Cheren never would have guessed that after becoming Champion, Black would disappear to run off with Ghetsis's son.

    At first he and Bianca thought he'd gotten busy with some side quest, but he didn't return their calls.  They tried every way they knew to get into contact with him and came up with nothing.  Black's parents seemed unconcerned, and Cheren's were so worried you'd think it was their own son out there.  Days became weeks and that became months.  

    It was about a year later that Cheren learned the truth while on a trip to Opelucid, discovering Black with his lover.  Though he'd only gotten a glimpse of the real story, rage and betrayal bubbled inside, years of bitterness and resentment leaking forth.  Black and N were in a park, walking hand in hand with one another, and for Cheren, this one little look into where Black had gone and why was all he needed to put the pieces together.

    If only he'd known he'd put them together incorrectly.

    He returned to Bianca and in Black's absence the two grew closer.  She became Juniper's assistant and he could not have been more proud even though her parents worried she was not smart enough for the job and would be accused tobe the product of favoritism.  The two grew, Cheren doing his best to put Black from his mind, though with Bianca bringing him up periodically, it was not an easy task.

    Plasma struck again and Cheren was pleased that he had a bit of a bigger role this time taking them out.  Things went back to business as usual afterwards, but it would not last forever, as nothing does.  The Epidemic destroyed the life that Cheren had built, and what was more, it took Bianca from him.  His final phone call with her featured the snarls of the dead closing in on her, the girl sobbing that they'd never found Black, what might've happened to him in all of this, oh god-

    And then nothing.

    He was in Nimbasa when the outbreak happened, and returned to Aspertia too late to save his people.  Griefstricken, he fled to Nuvema to try to find at least Bianca, but there was no one.  He howled in rage, furious that he had made a detour to Aspertia even though his duty as Gym Leader dictated he had to.  He had found no one, and what was worse, he may have used up precious time that he could have used to locate and save Bianca on people who were already dead.

    With nothing else to do, he roamed Unova, bitterness consuming him and warping the once kind (if not strict) young man into a twisted husk of hate.  He wasn't sure what purpose he lived for, settling on his Pokemon-- they still lived, and they still needed him, wanted him, and as long as they still breathed, he would too.

    Four years later, he has gotten himself stuck in a cave.  What a bother.

    Appearance -messy black hair
    -permanent scowl
    -glasses that he adjusts a lot when stalling for time or to give his hands something to do
    -dark blue overcoat
    -still has his old tie
    -white shirt, a bit torn; constantly wears the coat to hide this
    -gray pants and brown shoes
    -gray fingerless gloves
    Personality
    personality:
  • bitter
    -how dare all of this happen
    -how dare Black abandon them
  • angry
    -a constant ball of smoldering anger
    -does not take much to provoke
    -can be set off by anything even mildly annoying
  • hateful
    -despises everyone except his Pokemon, Bianca, and her Pokemon
    -quiet and cold unless rage is provoked
  • opinionated
    -he has very strong opinions and they are rock solid, with very little movement to be swayed from them
  • ruthless
    -he does not care who he has to hurt; if he wants something done he will do it
    -if he is crossed, he will be happy to tear them down
  • blunt
    -Cheren sees little point in mincing words or trying to spare people's feelings by putting things gently
    -he will come right out and say whatever he has to and does not care who is hurt in the process
    -Bianca is the only exception and as far as he knows she's dead
  • intelligent
    -he was the top of his class, but beyond that, he possesses excellent people, reasoning, and deduction skills
  • broken, betrayed, closed off
    -does not trust anyone but his Pokemon and Bianca
    -beneath his anger lurks a deep despair and loneliness
    -is unable to admit that, unable to allow himself to be vulnerable, and so hides it, smothers it with anger
    -keeps his walls up at all times; lets no one in
  • Affiliations
    Cheren's Relationships:
    Blair Black and N: how could you; it's the best phrase to sum up his feelings.  He loved Black deeply; in fact, his feelings were not entirely platonic, and he could tell Black's obsession with N wasn't entirely platonic, either. Though he felt foolish when Black fell in love with another, he was willing to accept it, so long as N proved not to be a psychopath and was good to his friend.  Upon finding out what Ghetsis did to N, even just the bare bones of it, he felt that pershaps there was no one better than Black to be his partner.  

    But then Black abandoned himself and Bianca, disappearing without even a note.  Seeing the pain that Black's disapearance inflicted on Bianca, and his own agony at being tossed aside, Cheren's opinion of both young men has changed drastically.  He is furious with N for allowing Black to abandon his friends; since N has met all three of them before, he has no excuse for not prompting Black to contact them, or contacting them, himself.  As for Black, he is disgusted that Black would abandon his childhood friends, the people he spent looking after, just because he met someone he fell in love with who he perceived as needing him more.

    More, as if Cheren and Bianca didn't need him at all, or didn't want him at all.

    Black, and by extension N, became the catalyst for his personality change.

    ♎ Bianca: best friend, like a sister to him; he loves her very deeply and despises the fact that what may have been her dying words were for Black's safety.  She deserved better than that.

    Mei and Nate: decent kids; quite fond of them, though he's not familiar with them personally.

    Hugh: god does he understand this kid's anger

    Cilan, Cress and Chili: knows them only in passing; fought Chili for his first badge.  Thought they were nice guys.

    ♎ Alder: wise old man whose wise words wound up meaning nothing

    ♎ Ghetsis: fuck this guy too
    User Notes
    notes:
    -Divine's name is a reference to the "divine right of kings" of old


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