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    Post by ShadowCharizard Tue Jan 10, 2023 6:59 am

    OoC)) Skip, Felix just roles his eyes at the male Radeon.
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    Post by Dandelion Sat Jan 14, 2023 5:45 pm

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    The Great Marsh || Noon [Raining]
    Lu'req 6 || Johvani 6


    "Y-you mean this water's contaminated?!" The little one squeaks with a panic so real, so genuine one could almost pity it. With a constitution that weak he would never survive to adulthood, and any current training had clearly not been effective. Had this thing been sheltered all its life?! "Yes," he retorts on a harsh growl, dumbfounded that anyone around these parts could believe otherwise. Hell, surely waters elsewhere were also unsafe. It was only logical for them to become festering pools. "The flow will keep regular 'mons from getting sick but that doesn't make them safe."

    With light steps he started moving, charges in tow for all their bitching. They had spent enough time in this dirt lot without finishing their patrol. Though they spoke no words of planning Johvani was quick to fall into place, hanging back to take up the rear of the group and 'surround' the Pokemon in the loosest sense of the word. "Can we at least know your names, or you gonna stay cryptic?" The failure whines, a certain fatigue hitting the notes of her question. For a second Reed's steps cease, stopped by the unexpected question. Was that another joke? Turning his head back at them his dark red eyes narrowed with scrutinizing disbelief. The kid didn't seem together enough to lie so smoothly... and the implication was enough to make his paws itch. "Yes, at the very least you owe us that to minimize suspicion..." The Dragon follows up, and while Reed could believe him to be deceptive it only provoked the itching sensation further.

    ...who were these Pokemon?

    Turning his head away from the outsiders he continues walking. "Reed." He finally barks, not offering more, not wanting to converse. There was a job to be done goddamn it and these idiots would not stop him.
    With hurried steps Johvani moved to the side of the group of Pokemon. Tipping their head prior they give a sweet smile. "I'm Johvani." The second replies, voice airy and light. Their face turns to the sky, glossy eyes reading the clouds though what answers they found are unclear. Their long legs nearly fall still as they allow themselves to fall to the back of the group again, smile remaining. A drop of rain hits square between her eyes, breaking whatever thought she had as her head turns back toward the others. "You all are?"
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    Post by Dandelion Wed Jan 18, 2023 3:20 pm

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    The Great Marsh || Noon [Raining]
    Eleroo 188 || Seek 208


    Gazing over her team with shameful blue eyes she landed on each one in turn. Shenron had given them so much, sacrificed for the team without a word of thanks. This rain and water had to be taking its toll on him, yet they always asked more of the imposing Pokemon. He even braved the river and offered what strength he had to help her and the rest of them recover. Her ears fell even lower beneath her helm, disappointed for not giving even a simple thank you to the benevolent dragon.

    Eleroo trailed just behind her, situated neatly in the center of their collective. It would take more than a deft paw to snatch him a second time, not that would be allowed to happen again, but the boy's response was not that of earlier. Unlike their arrival in the Marsh his eyes were once again bright, curiosity burning within the ruby spheres. Was he.. enjoying this? Unease trickled along Seek's spine; was this because of other Radeon, or something that happened in Pastoria? He had been so downcast at first, so.. quietly upset. What had changed then? A second wave passed down her spine, this time more bitterly; if it was simply the Radeon, their kin, why didn't she feel so jovial?

    A strange disappointment gurgled in her belly; she had already failed Eleroo once today, and now she was failing to understand him. With her eyelids falling lower and her shoulders sinking she gazed upon their last. Having taken on the water for her sake Felix was just as rough looking as she was. In her shock Seek could not recalled if she had even thanked him either, and the ungrateful feeling burned along her snout. Was he okay after that, had he been hurt by that river? Gods, with how she felt he could only be- wait. Was he alright, she suddenly realized, being so wet after his little bout earlier? She had always heard that those things were related, but was it really true?

    Though alarm bells rang in her head she didn't dare ask and manifest it into being, and with her emotions wrought on her face she turned her head forward once more. Each Pokemon had reason to be upset with her, and right now, as a stranger lead them to some unknown place, she could not face that. "Reed." The male Radeon finally answered, the pause before the word weighty and powerful enough to stay her from her mental berating. Reed? It was certainly local sounding, though she dare not make that comment given their situation. With only a nod to acknowledge him she did not dare start another string of jeers.

    "I'm Johvani." The other followed, tone much more welcoming and a stark contrast to their situation. "You all are?" With her eyes still locked on the ground Seek hardly had the will to withhold the information, though her name had been unwillingly spoken already. "Seek." She retorts, the word simple and Eleroo is quick to speak next with a bubbling squeak. "My name is Eleroo." His body was practically vibrating, as if he had been waiting in the edge of his seat for a chance to speak. "Do you know this marsh well?" He asks with hurried words, sparkly eyes beaming while he paused and found the courage for a second question. "Aren't you.. afraid of it?"
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    Great Marsh|Noon (177)

    Shenron chortled in amusement but admittedly their willingness to comply put an awkward ease on him. He huffed shaking clinging drops from his scales and fought his body wanting to sleep. All this rain made him sleepy. "I am Shenron, thank you for complying" He would not say their agreement made him giddy to trust them or relax but having a name to put to the face was... Comforting. In a "it's good to have a name to curse" should something go wrong kind of way. Shenron wasn't that vindictive so no worries there. But if he ever felt the need arise... He looked over the group taking a head count and blinked. Eleroo's kidnapping had left him nervous try as he might ignore it. The thought of any of them being snatched away put him on edge. Eeveelutions were so small it wouldn't be difficult to do. The thought unnerved him greatly. But seeing them all here put him at ease. All in shielding distance. His wings flicked once more as rainwater gathered on him and he sighed annoyed.
    "Dreadful weather..."

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    Post by ShadowCharizard Tue Jan 24, 2023 4:05 pm

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    The Great Marsh|Noon [Raining]
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    When asked for their names, everyone said theirs but Felix was hesitant at first but he then breaks the hesitation. "Felix" Not wanting to say more than he should until he can trust the other two well enough to say where he's from. As far as he is concern, the female's more closer to being trusted than the male. Looking at Shenron after he mentioned the weather. "Dreadful weather..." Will this rain ever let up? Hearing a rumble of thunder from above, he could tell that there was a thunderstorm rolling in. Guess the weather isn't on their side still. How dreadfully annoying this weather was. He would take any breaks and some sunshine over this. "This weather doesn't want to let up. If this monsoon is just starting then we're already in a tough spot." Felix said as he wondered if this was just the beginning of the moisture field that is the monsoon.
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    Post by Dandelion Sat Jan 28, 2023 4:50 pm

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    The Great Marsh || Noon [Raining]
    Lu'req 7 || Johvani 7


    "Seek." The first starts, though her tone was about as willing as his own. "My name is Eleroo." Another goes, energy not matching that of the rest of them. "Felix," and finally, "I am Shenron, thank you for complying." His lips peel back a bit until pink gums poke through. As if such a request was worth the effort of denying. His limp tail swishes, swiping the ground with a quick flick as he makes them move faster. Johvani's steps follow suit, their long legs easily keeping up as she nudged the group from behind; this was their pace, one way or another.

    She looked on from behind, comfortable yet curious to the route Reed would take. Doubtless would he be cautious, keeping them away from the swollen rivers and other hotspots, but they were not on one of their usual routes. As the group moved further from the water the sound of rain grew louder than the roar of the river, the only sound these tense Pokemon found fit to allow. "Dreadful weather..." One eventually comments, breaking the awkward silence between captor and charge. "This is a lovely day." Johvani comments as well, the light rain such a familiar feeling. The heavy rains were never their favorite time per say, but something about the Marsh in its flooded state was still nostalgic.

    That didn't make it easy to travel through though. Soggy paths, fallen limbs, and spotty flooding made them have to alter their course. The Radeon knew this place like the back of their paws, but rising water tables made for a new landscape, and flexibility was key. "This weather doesn't want to let up. If this monsoon is just starting then we're already in a tough spot." With a blink of genial red eyes Johvani found that passing strange. At his age he should be familiar with these patterns, or at least with this around of rain. "This is 'let up'." They purr, enjoying the light drizzle along their forehead. This amount was very pleasant for Jahvani, but a boom of thunder foreshadowed heavier rain to come.

    "Get used to it; the season is young." Reed grunted, stopping for only a moment to check for new scents. This was not the first storm of the season, but after the short dryspell they had the past few days he could feel a coming downpour. Ominous thunder foretold it, though any 'mon with sense should see it coming eventually. Water beading off of his oily pelt and dripped off his long, scruffy fur, and he kept walking, undeterred by rain and scent. "Do you know this marsh well?" The little one asked, the question direct rather than passive. "Like the back of my paw." It had changed so much over the years, but little to nothing could shock him out here. "I better, sense I was born here." He added mostly to himself. This was his home. No matter how it changed this was the only place he wished to be, to protect, to call home.

    "Aren't you.. afraid of it?"

    Turning his head back to look at the puny one Reed wondered what kind of life he had experienced. Something in captivity, brainwashing him into subordination, so inexperienced in life and the world. .....It didn't add up. Why was he so clueless to everything. Being sheltered was one thing  but the young Pokemon hardly looked able to defend himself, let alone prepared for what they would have him do. "There's nothing out here I can't handle." He barks defensively, though it was confidence that sparked his retort.
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    Post by Dandelion Wed Feb 01, 2023 7:38 pm

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    The Great Marsh || Noon [Raining]
    Eleroo 189 || Seek 209


    "Get used to it; the season is young." Reed said matter-of-factually. While she didn't have the experience to argue the point the Aiveon found her frustration growing nonetheless. "But it was dry when we got here." Seek grumbled, looking back at Shenron with an exasperated huff. That was still an awful time, but at least it wasn't constantly wet to go with all the other horrible things. Legends help them, she couldn't imagine being a type that was weak to water or thrived in arid climes surviving long out here.

    "Like the back of my paw." He responded, the acknowledgement getting nearly as much wow from the small Radeon as the response itself. "I better, sense I was born here." "You were born here?" He parrots, struggling to imagine his infant days out in this land. Between the puddles, bugs, heat, rain, it didn't sound like a pleasant setting for a small child. He knew all too well that Eevee's were built to adapt, but this seemed like such an harsh environment for a furred creature. Some of our evolutions could thrive. Radeon notwithstanding, they had potential of course, but stones were rare to come by to say the least. "There's nothing out here I can't handle." He followed up, the words deep and learned by a Pokemon who had spent much time here. His scarred pelt, his confident steps, Eleroo could only assume he had faced much hardship to learn that.

    Shuffling his paws as they walked he hurried up a few steps, moving forward in the group to be slightly closer to their obstinate lead. He had just met this Pokemon, barely learned his name even, yet something burned inside him. It was like a silent connection had been born, and while it was probably just their shared species the smallest Radeon could not ignore the same of.. something akin to safety he felt from the other male. "...Could you teach me?" He asked on a sharp inhale, the words forbidden given their situation and standing. But they had to be said, his heart bursting with some feeling he could not describe from these two. "Theres so much I could learn from you!"

    "Ahem. Are we headed somewhere sheltered?" Seek butt in, her voice pitching with purpose as she stamped closer to Eleroo. He was acting strange, almost jittery, and there was no chance she let him move too far from her side like this. "We aren't really built for rain back here." Concern for her friends spurred the question, Shenron most of all, but she wanted the focus to move away from Eleroo. Back on weather, back to their destination, she wanted to know what they were in for. A chance to dry off out of the rain would do them all well, but the Charizard deserved the chance to rest most of all.
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    Shenron closed his eyes shaking again. His body was getting sore and tired again. Their conversation had faded into mindless noise under him. Sleepy. So sleepy. How long had he been awake? He looked at Eleroo blinking slowly seeing not a kit trailing after his kin but him dancing on his paws with a wide smile on his face. Shenron shook his head aggressively and snorted returning to reality. Nope, the kit was just padding along talking about something? Was he losing his mind slowly? No... Just tired.
    Very very tired.


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