#133: Eevee, the Evolution Pokemon
Its irregularly configured DNA is affected by its surroundings. It evolves if its environment changes.
Often lost in thought.
-Helping Hand (Level-up)
Connor and his sister Penelope were born in the wild and abandoned when they were barely six years old. The two stuck together, with Penelope stealing from towns and even cities to get them food. Connor never approached them; he never even knew what humans were for a long time. The Eevee was entirely dependent on his sister, and the two were inseparable. During their miserable childhood, Connor never once thought of Penelope as anything other than the sweetest, most loving sister any boy could hope to have. With the absence of any real parental figure, she kept him alive and sane.
Once, when they were eight, the two came across a wild Persian and her three Meowth kids. Connor was, unsurprisingly, terrified of the cat Pokemon, but she only thought of the Eevee twins as innocent children in need of food and protection. Penelope told Connor that this was a stroke of luck, not having to risk stealing from people. The Persian took them under her wing as though the two were her own kids. Connor was never truly comfortable with it, but he thought the cat Pokemon was nice enough, and Penelope had said it was a good thing. This arrangement continued for a few weeks, with Connor becoming close to the Meowth children. One day, though, he woke to the sound of the mother Persian screeching and Penelope taking him away to play another one of their "hide-and-wait" game they did whenever they stole food from other wild Pokemon. Connor was confused: why did they have to leave? Penelope said that the Persian had woken up to find all her kids dead, which left Connor feeling very sad. He had also asked what had killed them, but Penelope had just told him to stop asking questions. The Eevee obeyed, and never really put much thought into what had happened. Penelope didn't speak of it, and that meant Connor wouldn't either.
After that incident, the Eevee twins lived on their own once more. Penelope left their makeshift homes without Connor more and more, causing him to be even more dependent on her as an emotional crutch everytime she returned. Their lives were otherwise the same, tired routine of theft and moving. Penelope never did speak of what happened when she left home, but Connor figured that it had to be pretty exciting. The excitement became too much when they were nine years old, and all the Pokemon started eating each other. Connor was too horrified and weak to act, but Penelope had always been the smart one. She and Connor ran, with her dictating their every move, every hiding spot. Some might have called their escape a miracle, but Connor knew his sister too well to believe that.
They survived by running, and staying with other Pokemon that had escaped the dead Pokemon. The Eevees weren't fighters, but they were small, quick, and Penelope could keep them both alive. They never stayed with any one group for extended periods of time, which Penelope explained was because "you can't trust anyone but me and you." Connor marveled at his sister's bravery. The sickness and the dead things were far more than he could take; it was like he was never free of fear. But Penelope? She didn't lose her nerve, and she was just as young as him! As they grew older in the midst of the infection, she only became a stronger person. Connor, on the other hand, never learned to question her actions.
Penelope began acting odd eventually, talking to herself and ignoring Connor completely for hours at a time. It was at this point he was more vulnerable and afraid than ever; without his sister, he couldn't do anything. Finally, Penelope told him that she was leaving too retrieve something: what it was, he would never find out. Penelope didn't return. Connor waited for her but she was nowhere to be found. After days, Connor got up, realizing that he would have to find his sister himself. He could barely fend for himself alone; this was something that had to be done.
Connor is a gaunt and small Eevee, made thin by the years of malnutrition. His fur is filthy and tangled. Unlike most Eevee's brown eyes, his are a darker blue, with a few faint scars over the right. Other than his slightly smaller frame and eye color, there is no other noticeable difference from the rest of his species.
Connor is emotionally dependent on his sister, to the extreme. Without her, he is incapable of surviving on his own. Because he is terrified of strangers and stays only around Penelope, Connor is very shy and terrible with any social situations. Without his twin by his side, Connor will likely attach to anyone of his age out of desperation for a Penelope substitute.
The Eevee is submissive and not strong-willed, due to his sister's bold and dominant personality. Anyone with a personality close to hers could order him around, and he wouldn't question it. He is far from unintelligent, but his utter dependence on his sister left little room for going against her.
Connor is easily frightened, with a strong "flight" instinct. His timid personality makes him rather useless in fights or extremely stressful situations, but Connor is truly a kind and gentle soul. He rarely acts out in anger and, when able to deal with his fear of strangers, patient and honest with others.
Because he and Penelope lived alone, Connor learned quickly to not be selfish. Unfortunately, even this has been driven to an extreme: if Penelope or someone as equally cherished is in need (or danger), he will help them with no thought of how it will affect himself. If left unchecked, Connor can easily hurt himself and neglect his own needs.
The recent abandonment by Penelope, which worsened his view of his parents' abandoning them, he has begun to develop abandonment issues. Without Penelope at his side again, they will only become more severe.
.History, personality, and appearance completely rewritten. TM move (Frustration) was removed to reflect new backstory.
.Penelope has just recently left him alone (as he cannot survive long out by himself for long.)
Last edited by GreySky on Sat Jul 19, 2014 9:03 pm; edited 14 times in total