Trivial Beginnings"It's so cute!" squealed the flighty, sanguine blonde as she squeezed the pig-like creature's diminutive warm body to her own. "I want this one! Cheren, that one's yours.""Hey, how come you get to choose my Pokémon for me?!" exclaimed the otherwise stoic and erudite boy with jet-black hair. Taken aback by Cheren's sudden outburst, the girl's lighthearted countenance turned a watery crimson, her tears seeming to bother the Tepig in her arms ever so slightly. "N-never mind, Bianca," Cheren tried to reassure her with utmost probity, "I wanted Snivy from the start, anyway.""
Really?" Bianca sniveled with a child's innocence, evoking a smirk from the boy's bespectacled visage."Yes, really. Who else among us would have the skill to train such a perspicacious serpent without becoming the one being trained himself, hmm?" Bianca furrowed her brow as she observed the verdant skink at Cheren's side upturn its snout haughtily."Well, I'm not sure what purspection is," she replied with
The Twin Heroes' Tale: PrologueA fortnight ago, whilst many souls slept,In a bastion far beneath the depths,Came to pass a sacred gathering:Seven men, a crown, and a King.Six men were wise and old of age;The seventh man, younga towering SageHeld up the crown, and made a decree:"He who rules us shall make our friends free!"The King then emerged, and stepped toward the Sage,Remembering his friends from his childhood age:Each friend had known hurt and suffering and pain;Such cruelty would be outlawed under his reign.The Sage crowned the King; and the Goddesses TwoStared, anxious to see what their Brother would do.The King's heart was young; innocent and pure.His motives were righteousof that They were sureBut his mind's eye foretold his endeavors would fail;Thus marks the start of the Twin Heroes' tale.