Now this was arresting. A menacing Hydreigon and a Dragonair wearing spectacles emerge from the jagged, rocky burrow which used to be a cave. Soon after a rather...disinterested...calm...it was hard to place the emotion the Staraptor was feeling as he darted outward from the former cave. A peculiar Flareon had thundered through before him. It seemed to be wracked with some kind of affliction but the Staraptor said,
"Juugo, calm down."
And so Juugo strained against his affliction. That was more of an afterthought. His name was first and formost in my mind. Juugo eh? Not a name I remembered hearing but then again, I don't recollect much of anything. I divert my attention to a more entertaining situation then my current enthrallment with Juugo's name. The Hydreigon was on the verge of lacerating and possibly devouring the Vaporeon...Suigetsu, wasn't it?
Then the Vaporeon vanished..liquifying...and then solidifying again behind the Espeon...I blinked, several times. Either I was delusional, which hardly seemed likely since I was the most sane person I knew. Why, just ask my former acquaintances who I hope have been eviscerated and disemboweled by a number of very frightening undead. Anyway, back to the matter at hand. One of the things I had a great memory on was the abilities, and weaknesses, of almost every Pokemon, including Vaporeon. I don't recall a Vaporeon being able to liquify in the slightest...Therefore this one was special, meaning it was either worth allying with or worth killing.
The Espeon I hadn't formed a proper decision of...She ran off with the Vaporeon in tow, into town and into the Pokemon center. She gave the impression of being smart, but cowardly. I know she and Suigetsu went to the center, because I trudged after them. Ignoring the others by the cave who so far didn't look like anything particullarly intriguing. I wasn't going to let this Vaporeon escape...not yet. I arrived several seconds after them, and proceeded more with stealth.
Now came the difficult part. I scanned my reflection in the glass of the Pokemon center. I was covered in too much blood that wasn't mine. The last time I had popped up like that, the inhabitants of my former town had immediately distrusted me. I wouldn't make the same mistake. I had been practicing an act that would surely win their approval despite the blood. Laying my ears flat on my head, I stooped toward the ground, diminishing my size ever so slightly, then I tried for a smile. No...too creepy. Instead I just frowned and looked worried. Perfect.
I intentionally put a slight stumble in my step as I opened the door to the PokeCenter. This would give me a clumsy, nonthreatening air. Putting a slight twang in my voice and butchering some of the wordsI asked, in a slightly frantic, slightly fearful voice,
"H-howdy? U-um, Ah sar yo' helter-skelter in hyar. It's no use hidin'."
I paused trying to give a look of indecisiveness. Hell, I hoped they could understand me. Hearing myself speak like that made my head throb. Maybe the accent was a bit much but I was pretty sure I had nailed the act.
"Please, c'd yo' he'p me out? Ah can be yer ally an' he'p yo' in return, as enny fool kin plainly see. Ah's jest so afraid of th' undaid."
I held my breath and waited patiently in the doorway. They'd have to show themselves eventually.
((OoC: Damn, sorry for this infinite trainwreck of a post.))