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(ELITE) The PYRITE Team

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Re: (ELITE) The PYRITE Team

Post by Silverishness on Mon May 01, 2017 7:11 pm

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"Oh he is, no mistake about that. I don't even need the aura scanner to tell when he's turned," Mike answered, tapping a little device attached to his temple. Huh. Now what was that little gadget? "He's the only one with a special kind of Shadow formula that turned him completely purple when he was under its influence. They called it XD-001. Normally he's pure white but not when this stuff has him. And...wait. Relic Stone? The heck is that? What does a rock have to do with purification?"

"Wish I had some high tech gear to see shadows," Wes mused. "I had to have an angry ginger to do it for me. But wait, you don't... know about the Relic Stone?" At Mike's admittance, Wes sighed.

"How in God's name-- The Relic Stone is this... uh... relic, I guess, in Agate Town. It's imbued with Celebi's power and, when a Shadow is near to purification, the stone is used to undo the final lock. It's also what lets me use the Time Flute." Wes stared at the other man a moment. "...You don't know what that is either, do you?"



"Hehe. Perfect. Let me get a better look at that." Asche held up the coat proudly, glad that he was able to help. "I have an idea. Let's put this on you, and paired with those goggles you can look like that weird doctor in one of Dean's favorite movies. He'll die laughing and stop being so pissy. What do you say?"

"Yeah!" He looked at his strange paws and spat the coat out of his mouth. "So how do I... like... put it on?"


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Pyrite Town |Night [19]

Soon the group of humans and Pokemon went upstairs to accomplish their task. When they made it to a hallway, Diantha checked a door and said, "I suppose now is when we choose an apartment and pick it apart. Makes sense to go for the first one, right?"

Colm agreed, "Makes sense."

Once the door opened with a huge squeak, Cossette joked to Athena, "I guess now is when we split off into human-pokemon groups?  My condolences."

"Try not to kill each other," Colm teased. Any unease he had faded since it appeared that neither trainer had any desire to interrogate him.

Watson weaved between the humans' legs to get a better view of the apartment. When the Raichu was close enough, he took a few tenative sniffs. He promptly sneezed.

"That bad?"

"If the blonde guy cleaned it out like he supposedly did, it wasn't recent."
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"Try not to kill each other," Bishop teases, Cosette giggling alone quietly as she slips off into one of the rooms to search. A sneeze rings out, Diantha turning to find the Raichu twitching his nose and observing that no one had definitely come in here recently.

That's good, she supposes as she follows Cosette fully into the other room. If someone had been through here recently, that could mean a number of disastrous things for us. It's better that there's no one here at all.

And she's eternally grateful when there's no signs of violence in this room. The place is not without sorrow, but at least death isn't one of them.

"Probably a bad idea to check the fridge," Costte remarks as she starts to dig through the cabinets of the kitchen. Diantha can only nod in agreement, pondering the point of searching the kitchen at all.

"We did come here specifically for bedding. Maybe we shouldn't waste time on the kitchen?"

"I mean, we're definitely not going to find anything bedding related in here, but it never hurts to take a peek. There might be something useful. Matches, extra batteries..."

"He said he already checked the place, though," Diantha pointed out.

"He did, but sue me."

No harm in letting her look. She watches as Cosette makes short work og checking everything in the kitchen except for the refrigerator. Dusty, empty cabinets. The drawers are the same. Shame. Cosette sighs, closing the last drawer with a bit more force than actually necessary.

"All right. Let's go find the others then." Diantha follows her out of the kitchen and into the other rooms, looking for the others.


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"Yeah!" Phoenix found herself just as excited as her strange blue friend and her waving tails were more than happy to prove it. "So how do I... like... put it on?" Trotting over to Asche Phoenix picked up the collar of the jacket and draped it over his back, mumbling “Hold still,” as she tried to work it across without dropping it. He shifted a bit to help keep the cloth from falling until finally it settled and she could pull on it to cover him. Once she adjusted it to where it was draped across his back like a cape she put her paw on his back to stabilize it and held up one sleeve in her mouth. “Put your leg in here,” she mumbled again. “Then we’ll do the other one.” Asche complied easily enough.

It took a few tries but eventually they got his forelegs in the sleeves, however about time for the third try Phoenix was ready to rip them off. Neither of them had the dexterity to button the coat but it didn’t matter, he looked enough the part to amuse their trainers so she declared him finished and led their little game towards where the boys were filling up the tub. Humming ‘My Eyes’ as loudly as possible she strut into the room followed closely by Asche in his ensemble causing Dean to turn around to see what exactly was going on. The smile on his face was instantaneous.

Not only did Asche look like a pokemon version of Dr. Horrible but Phoenix was humming the tune of his favorite song obnoxiously loud and he couldn’t contain his laughter. He put down the jug he was using to fill the tub and staggered over to the Absin to give him a big hug, ruffling his fur affectionately. It took a minute for him to catch his breath enough to even give them the credit they deserved. “I don’t know how, and I don’t know why, but you two are just the best you know that? I haven’t laughed like this in ages!” He pulled Phoenix towards him as well and hugged them both. “Thanks guys…”
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"Wish I had some high tech gear to see shadows. I had to have an angry ginger to do it for me. But wait, you don't... know about the Relic Stone?" Michael shrugged. "Never came up before. What does it do?" It seemed his lack of insight proved to be a bit much for the blonde. Not a feeling the younger man was entirely used to.

"How in God's name-- The Relic Stone is this... uh... relic, I guess, in Agate Town. It's imbued with Celebi's power and,  when a Shadow is near to purification, the stone is used to undo the final lock. It's also what lets me use the Time Flute." Celebi? Like...the Legend? A Legend was responsible for purifying pokemon? With a flute? Well now how in the hell was that supposed to work?! "...You don't know what that is either, do you?"

Michael sighed heavily and pushed himself off of the wall gently. As his mind raced his legs began to get itchy with the need to pace out his thoughts. "To be completely honest, no. No I don't. All I ever had to do was catch a Pokemon, earn their trust and affection, then put them through a Purification Chamber. Music makes a little sense in that we had to get all of their energies lined up in a rhythm, a tempo that maximized the effect of the chamber. That makes sense to me. Scientific cause plus scientific explanation equals scientific solution. 1, 2, 3. Simple. Magic rocks controlled by flutes that summon pseudo-gods? That's a lot less scientific and dives into realms I am really not familiar with."
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Post by Silverishness on Tue May 16, 2017 9:31 pm

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It seemed that Wes' disbelief was a bit much for the redhead. "To be completely honest, no. No I don't. All I ever had to do was catch a Pokemon, earn their trust and affection, then put them through a Purification Chamber. Music makes a little sense in that we had to get all of their energies lined up in a rhythm, a tempo that maximized the effect of the chamber. That makes sense to me. Scientific cause plus scientific explanation equals scientific solution. 1, 2, 3. Simple. Magic rocks controlled by flutes that summon pseudo-gods? That's a lot less scientific and dives into realms I am really not familiar with."

Wes sighed. "It's all that old bat Eagun ever talked about. Celebi this, purification that. In any case, yeah, Celebi was the entire power behind purification at all. Eagun, Agate's leader, said that Celebi helped Shadows remember what they were like before they were fucked over by Cipher. He might have died by the time you came around, though. Everyone there had a foot in the grave." He frowned at the thought; hopefully it wasn't the case. Eagun was Rui's grandpa, after all. "Anyway, the Time Flute is an instrument blessed by Celebi. With it, I can summon Celebi itself and completely reverse shadowfication, even if I haven't worked to purify the pokemon at all. It's got one good summon in it left, but I have to play it by the Relic Stone. Otherwise, it's just a flute."



Justy looked up from their work to see his new pokemon and the hostile Ninetales strutting up and... humming? Wait, was that... “I don’t know how, and I don’t know why, but you two are just the best you know that? I haven’t laughed like this in ages!” Dean could barely stop laughing long enough to breathe much less speak. “Thanks guys…”

"Is-Is that my coat?" Justy asked, peering around Dean to get a better look at Asche. "I'll be damned; I think you're wearing it better than me, buddy."


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Post by Abysswalker on Fri May 19, 2017 11:13 pm


Pyrite Town | Night
[Seventeen]

Once the group arrived at their 'destination', Cosette turns to Athena to make a joke. It's amazing how quickly the two of them have began to get along. "I guess now is when we split off into human-pokemon groups?  My condolences."

”You're all invited to his funeral,” Athena says with a snicker she doesn't even try to conceal.

”Rude.”

”Try not to kill each other,” Bishop adds in, and after that, the three mini-groups split up for the search. Unfortunately, as the Raichu notes, everything is dusty as hell and reminiscent of those scenes in movies where they show the untouched rooms of people who died. Matt didn't care all that much for such depressing scenes, but he can imagine someone like his brother commenting on how sad everything looked. Yeah, Chris would have something to say about all this.

Trying not to think of his little brother, Matt follows Athena into one of the bedrooms. On a lighter note, at least dust meant this place hasn't been touched by serial killers and whatnot. That would really put a damper on the mood.

”Alright, mattresses, mattresses. That's what we're looking for,” Matt says as he glances at everything except a bed. The room is pretty bare, but some sketchy drawings are hung unevenly on the wall, as though they'd been brushed past. It doesn't look like kid art, but then, his own art amounts to little more than stick figures. Both his siblings had well surpassed his meager drawing skills by the time they were in elementary school.

”Yeah, there's one problem with that.”

”And that would be...?” Matt asks as he inspects what looks like a pair of Numel.

”Well, for starter's, there's no bed.”

”What-really?”

”Yep.” Sure enough, when Matt looks around the entire room, it's deprived of the one thing they needed. Hell, there isn't even a lone mattress.

”This place is shit,” Matt grumbles. He didn't envy whoever had to sleep on the floor when they were living here. Their 'search' doesn't last much longer; the room barely contains anything, and of what little remains, nothing is of any real use. Either the person using this room had been miles below the poverty line, or it was some sort of storage for throwaway items. Man, if it's the latter, someone must have really disliked their art.

Unfortunately, this means the two of them have to return to the others empty-handed.

(note: feel free to have Matt be w/ the others next round, I kinda meant for that to be the point of the last sentence)


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Pyrite Town |Night [20]

Diantha and Cosette slipped into the kitchen while Matt and Athena headed to one of the bedrooms. While Colm doubted that the first pair would find what they were looking for in there, he left them to their devices. Once Watson's nose stopped bothering him, Colm went to the other bedroom that he could see, or at least he assumed it was a bedroom. The door was closed, so he jiggled the knob to see if it would even open. It didn't resist, so he nudged the door open. Stale air hit them, and thankfully the smell didn't indicate anything else.

When Colm took a few steps in, he was hit with a sense of melancholy that he couldn't shake. The sofa bed was unfolded, and the sheets had been tossed to the side as if someone had jumped out in a hurry. The mattress was still there... "Guess we lucked out, Watson. No floor sleeping for us tonight."

The Raichu sniffed the fabric and sneezed again. "This better not have bed bugs. I swear to Zygarde that if I have bites in the morning, you're going to pay."

"If you have bites, then I probably will have some too," Colm shot back. However, he started pulling off the fitted sheet to get a look at the mattress proper. The white fabric was stained yellow hopefully from age. The alternatives weren't appealing, even if they didn't have much room to complain. He picked up one end of the mattress and shook it a little to see if anything fell while Watson watched like a hawk.

"Should be alright," he approved after a moment.

"Well, that's all I can see for mattresses... Shall we look around for a moment?" Colm was glancing at the closet and nightstand.

Watson wasn't too enthused, but they needed to kill a little time. "Eh... we can try. Don't think we'll find much else."

The night stand's drawers yielded nothing, so Colm moved to the closet."Mostly want to see if they have goggles. I'll take kiddie swim goggles at this point. Riding in the desert earlier was hell." The closet was a mess. More than likely the clothes had been already raided, or it was a reminder of how quickly the former resident had left. He aimed his flashlight to the top shelf, and he was rewarded with the shadow of a box. Eagerly, he reached up and tugged the box towards him and placed it on the ground. It was a bit heavier than he expected, but he didn't mind as his curiosity overcame him. The cardboard top was already slit open, so getting in wasn't an issue. Once it was opened, he was rather confused. "Skiing gear?" In a desert. That made sense. Then again, this stuff looked rather old, even by epidemic standards... He was fairly sure that if given enough time he could wrestle out the story of this aparment's previous owner, but figuring out the puzzle would only make him feel worse. So instead he quietly pulled out the skiing goggles, and scooted the box back into the closet. He'd let the others know of that find in case they needed something.

"Sounds like they're regrouping," Watson's ears twitched and broke Colm's reverie.

"Alright.." Since it was a sofa bed mattress, it folded up easily. He folded it into its trifold shape, and he carried it towards the others. He triumphantly announced, "Found this!"
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Post by Starbits on Thu May 25, 2017 9:27 pm

(Writer's block wins this round fuck this shit I'm out. Better luck next round I suppose.)


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"Is-Is that my coat?" Dean released his hold on Asche as he felt Justy leaning closer to him, trying to hide the slight blush that rose from the nearness behind his still grinning face. "I'll be damned; I think you're wearing it better than me, buddy." Brushing the back of his hands across his eyes Dean tried to clear the misty tears from his heavy laughter away and chuckled out an agreement. "I think our pokemon have been rummaging through your bag. Is there some reason you guys decided to play dress up?”

Phoenix grinned and wiggled out of Dean’s grip to stand proudly by Asche. “Well with you so tense and freaking out repeatedly, of which I admit no part of my share in causing, we thought you could use a bit of fun to clear the air. And I wanted to rummage through your boyfriend’s stuff.” Dean sputtered in embarrassment and nearly fell over scooting away from Justy. “He’s not my-! Phoenix why would you even-?!” The blush he had been trying to hide was spreading across his entire face now as his whole body tensed, unable to even look at Justy without it getting worse.

“Uh huh, so that’s just what, a sunburn?”

“I just met Justy today!”

“Yeah but you think he’s cute.”

“That-! Shut up!”

Phoenix merely arched an eye ridge and continued to watch her stammering trainer. Turning to Justy she gave him a sly grin. “Hear that Justy? He didn’t say no.” Her voice had a light, playful tone at the end almost as though she were singing the last word. “Maybe you two should talk about that, huh? Couldn’t hurt.” Dean honestly thought he was gonna die from embarrassment at this rate.
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"It's all that old bat Eagun ever talked about. Celebi this, purification that. In any case, yeah, Celebi was the entire power behind purification at all. Eagun, Agate's leader, said that Celebi helped Shadows remember what they were like before they were fucked over by Cipher. He might have died by the time you came around, though. Everyone there had a foot in the grave." Eagun...Eagun... Michael's face morphed into one of contemplation as his eyes rolled up, as though he could somehow see the memories filtering through his mind. Why did that name sound so familiar...? "OH! Eagun! The old guy with a million Chu. I fought him a couple times, nice old man. I kind of remember him mentioning a rock, or at least telling me where it was, but mostly I just remember fighting a lot of electric rodents. His wife gave me a Lucky Egg after I helped her out though."

"Anyway, the Time Flute is an instrument blessed by Celebi. With it, I can summon Celebi itself and completely reverse shadowfication, even if I haven't worked to purify the pokemon at all. It's got one good summon in it left, but I have to play it by the Relic Stone. Otherwise, it's just a flute." Michael's blush returned as he realized he had gotten carried away, going silent and waiting patiently for Wes to finish speaking this time in case he accidentally cut him off again. Finally silent for once he was able to take in what Wes was saying even though his mind was still determined to try and pick more logical reasons for Wes's answer than magic. At least until he said he met the Legend.

Michael had never been one to discount people telling tales of seeing or meeting Legends as he himself had captured Lugia in order to save him from Cipher so that wasn't what surprised him. What did seem incredible however was that Celebi would appear from a combination of a flute and this Relic Stone. Maybe they had to resonate together in order to work? All objects have varying resonance and perhaps this flute needed that specific stone in order to produce a sound only Celebi could hear?

"Strange...very strange. But not entirely impossible. If somehow Celebi is still able to be summoned would it really be able to purge him? They were so confidant XD001 would resist the method you had used... I need to know exactly how Celebi does it, if I know maybe we could amplify its power somehow like the Purification Chambers. If the stone acts as a resonator then there is no reason we can't tap into that as well. Maybe Celebi would know...? Ugh. This is bullshit. Stupid Cipher." Michael sighed as his rambling mind halted its numerous theories and he dropped back against the wall again, toeing the ground with his foot dejectedly. "Nothing is allowed to be easy is it?"

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