Part 72: Welcome to the Wonderful World of Pokémon!Update 73: Welcome to the Wonderful World of Pokémon!
The next afternoon
Hes on his way! And he brought a friend of ours, be nice.
Hops Dad: Another one? Are we sure we have enough food?
Hops Mum: We raised him and Leon, of course we have enough food
That I will be welcome there?
Mate, theyre all good people. Nobodys going to judge you.
Plus, Gloria is there, and I bet shed jump in to help you if anything happened.
You know her better than I do. Though I suppose you must be
I, ah, I was advised that this would be a small gathering.
It usually is, but we decided to change it up this year.
Did you plan this?
Of course I didnt. Opal did. Now go greet your fans. Avery!
Hops probably going to be underwater for a little while and I doubt youd be comfortable just standing in a corner I wouldnt so I have to introduce you to someone I think youd get along with. Lets find wherever Bede is hiding and go bother him
Three hours later
Oh, THERE you are How you feelin?
Ive been flaggin for a while, honestly You think we can leave?
Absolutely, I just saw Piers and Sonia call a skytaxi and Leon and Raihan are doing their weird rival-flirting thing again, which means theyre probably going to knock off themselves soon.
Can we go to your house? Ive never been
Dont worry about it. As long as we dont, you know, DO anything, Mums probably not going to mind you staying over. If you want to, you can go over there and ask her Is she Is she chatting up Milo?
Im too knackered to read facial expressions now, you tell me
That isnt the sort of thing I want to think too hard about. Lets get outta here.
Cmon in. Id give you a more thorough tour, but after three hours of social interaction
We could both stand to get off our feet right away. But Im too wired to sleep yet, you know? How about we just watch somethin' on the telly for a bit?
Oh! Oh, take a seat, I have just the thing.
Pokemon Sword & Shield - Title Screen Music
The qualitys awful low, innit?
Welcome, one and all!
Ah, thatd be why.
Hey, he may be in jail now, but this was playing when Hop called me over to his house to get Bruce. I was kinda distracted by my phone at the time and wasnt really paying attention, and Im feeling a little nostalgic, you know?
And those of us who choose to raise and train Pokémon to do battle and compete we call Pokémon Trainers! Oh! But Im getting carried away. Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Rose, and it is a pleasure to be here. Now turn your gaze to the Galar regions greatest Pokémon Trainer, your undefeated Champion its time for Champion Leons exhibition match!