Ib – Safari Zone – Kide's Den/Near Entrance"HEY! Turns out you were followed by a group of Infected, huh?"
Garry – Safari Zone – Forest Area/Entrance
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The familiar, yet infuriating voice calls out. Garry glanced over to the side to see the Weavile jump into the fight, only to bring a flock of Murkrows upon him. The Honchkrow scrunched his eyebrows in irritation; how could he not notice that a few were living? As strange as it sounds, it looks like the living Murkrows were working with the Undead, as if they were following one leader. As the Big Boss Pokemon, Garry was respected by other Murkrows, but upon the arrival with the Epidemic, it's as if a majority of them are just following one leader than Honchkrows in general. "We can't take them all down,"
he grunted as he painfully took a Murkrow's life with a messy slash across the neck, "But we can't attract them to the cave Ib and Kide are staying at; what do you suppose we do? Run until they tire out?"
The idea sounded terrifying now that he thought about it, if they tire out, they would be waiting for a still target. If Kide and Ib were to be found while he and Jinzo were away, what is he to do then? He felt a surge of regret to search off for food alone, he dropped the leaf filled with colorful berries safely in the midst of trees. Now was no time for chit-chat, he shook his head madly, whatever idea the Weavile has in mind, he hoped didn't endanger Ib's safety."I'm sure he'll be back soon."
Kide said as he sat next to the shivering Eevee, "He probably just has a lot to carry."
Ib frowned, but wasn't in the state of fear as earlier, she felt herself calm in the Zorua's presence. Nonetheless, she was still worried about Garry, though he was an adult and could cope with Undead just fine, he is
a scaredy-Skitty. Very jumpy, when they first met, he got scared of trees crackling against the wind; which was pretty pathetic in her opinion, but that what makes Garry admirable. At least he doesn't pretend to be brave, he's very open. "G-garry's pretty jumpy..."
She croaked in a quiet voice, "I think Jinzo would help him out..."
However, she trailed off, what could have possibly happened to the Honchkrow? Did he get eaten by Undead? A terrible accident?
Or was it that same Undead that took down the Glaceon and Mary?
Her heart continually thumped against her chest, holding back some tears. No, she shouldn't think like this, those very thoughts were killing her composure. Throughout the Epidemic, all she did was stand behind the Honchkrow's back and followed him lead her into safety, isn't it about time that Ib returns the favor? Garry could have abandoned her at any point, and the Eevee would have been long gone, so why did he even bother? Especially since death seemed such a bliss in this world? Was it because that Ib was a child that he took pity on her and decided to take her in? Even if that were the case, she was grateful for him. She met several Pokemon along the path, Mary was shortlived, but she felt a special connection with her. Jinzo was like the Uncle; annoying, but attempts to be lovable. The Glaceon seemed like a nice guy, and Kide... She glanced over at the Zorua before looking away, he went through the trouble of comforting her in her worse state."A-and thanks for that Kide,"
She said even louder than her previous statements, "I wouldn't really get out of that state if it wasn't for you..."