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The Silph Co. is a bloody massacre. Just warning 'ya...
wrote:Chris Oak came stalking in his eyes lit with a dangerous fury Professor Oak had never before seen in the boy.
I swear to Arecus, Professor Oak thought, I need to lock that damned door.
I agree. this has to be the fifth or sixth time someone has randomly come storming into Professor Oak's office.
In other news, the tension is building.................. and just when i though i couldn't get an curiouser......
i hope no one dies at Silph Co.
Keep up the good work :biggrin:
But yes, a lot of exploded tension happens at the Silph Co.
And lol, too many people have stormed into Oak's office. That's why I put that line in there...I'm admitting to an overused device.
Gah, thanks Epsilon. I fixed it right away when I saw you commented, but I'm just now thanking you for it.
wrote:Well, Chris exclaimed, when he reached Professor Oaks desk. Where is she?!? Professor Oak blinked up at his grandson, and he leaned back in his seat, trying to escape the intensity of his sons gaze.
might want to fix that, it may cause some confusion.
What probably doesn't help Chris' furious inquiry is that Prof. Oak's mind is completely bondoggled when it comes to anything to to with Daisy at the moment...
The funny thing is I made the same mistake elsewhere but I caught it then before uploading it.
And then there was an update! Sorry no update this past weekend, I was doing a No-Sleep Run.
- [+] Chapter Fifty-Nine
The Parents of Chris Oak
Janine Oak moved without thinking.
One second ago, she was watching Chris Oak walk by her window, his face entirely expressionless. However, it was his eyes that told her what he was thinking. His eyes seemed like they belonged to the dying, for they screamed of a pain from some hidden wound.
Jade was out the door three seconds later. She had not bother to put shoes on she had to get to Chris Oak fast. She shuffled quickly through her front yard, and turned the corner.
Chris Oak was walking down the empty lonely dirt path of Pallet Town. His head was down-casted, and his back to Janine.
Chris! She called out, not sure what she was going to say next.
The young trainer turned slowly to look at her. His eyes still foretold of the great pain he was feeling, but there was also surprise in there as well.
He did not say anything; he just stood still, waiting for her to talk to him.
Janine studied him for a long moment. Deep down, she knew she had been prejudice against him. But when she looked into his eyes and saw the pain, an instinct to care for him had suddenly taken over.
Why dont you come inside. Janine said. It was not a question.
Why? Chris asked her. His voice held insolent, and he was angry. Janine knew he was not angry with her but angry at the world.
I can answer your questions, Janine said. She stood still hoping he would come.
Chriss face portrayed no emotion to the words. His face remained frozen in stone, and his eyes remained that of the dying.
But then, without saying any words, he slowly walked forward. Janine turned, and walked slowly into her house, leading Chris along the way.
How can I tell him?
Here, Janine said, setting down the cup on the table. Have some tea. Chris Oak was sitting at the dining table in Janines kitchen. His eyes were still of the dead, and his face mad of stone. All the same, he tilted his head towards her a single time, an unspoken thanks.
He lifted the cup to his mouth, and took a long, but gentle sip of the warm tea. Then, with careful controlled motions, he set the cup back on the table.
Am I weak? he suddenly asked her. Janine Oak blinked of all the questions she was expecting Chris to ask, this was not the one of them.
What do you mean? she asked him, her voice breaking slightly.
How is William handling this? He asked her. All the lying
everything thats happened. How is he managing?
Janine considered lying to him William was none of Chriss business. But the look in his eyes forced the truth out of Janine.
He struggled with it for awhile, Janine said. And I think hes forever changed because of it. But hes better now.
How does he compare to the way Ive handled it? Chris asked her. Am I weak?
No Chris youre not weak. Janine said. She moved her hand slowly and placed it over Chriss hand that rested on the table. He flinched slightly at her touch, but he did not take it away.
You said hes doing better how?
I told him the truth, Janine said, flinching slightly when she remembered she had kept one piece of information from him.
Who was his father? Chris asked.
Richard Oak, Janine said. She was looking into Chriss eyes, trying to see who he was for the first time. She owed it to him.
She saw a boy. A boy who was scared.
So it was good news for him?
A boy who was alone.
A boy who had been lied to his entire life. A boy who had a woman pretended to be his sister the same woman who had treated him like shit.
Will you tell me who my father is?
A boy whose grandfather didnt give a damn about him. A boy who had practically raised himself. A boy with a dead mother and a vanished father.
Do you want to know? She asked him, still locked into his eyes.
Yes. Chris whispered the word.
A boy whose heart was about to break.
Jimmy, Janine whispered. Im sorry Chris
I know its not what you wanted
but your father is Jimmy Oak.
Chriss face remained expressionless. But his eyes lit with pain like he was on fire.
Im not surprised, Chris said, his voice trembled. It explains the way I am.
What does that mean? Janine asked him.
Chris tore his hand away from her and stood up in an instant, knocking the chair over. His face was not tight, and his eyes had turned from pain to rage.
Im a god damned horrible person arent I? He exploded. I mean Ive freaking killed. I killed one of Brocks Pokémon that makes me a killer right? Right? It explains why Ive always been such a brat. It explains why Im a cocky arrogant bastard who has never had any friends. It explains everything that is freaking wrong with me!
Janine kept her face still during his speech. But then, slowly, she stood up, and walked towards Chris. His body was shaking, his eyes and face red.
And then a single tear fell from the corner of his eye. The remains of Chriss composure broke down, and he started crying.
Janine embraced him, and held him tight against her.
Shh she whispered softly. Everything will be okay
How? He asked her in between subs. How will everything be okay?
Sit down Chris
get off youre feet and Ill tell you.
Still trembling, Chris lifted the chair back up from the ground, and he sat down in it. Janine stayed next to him though, and she knelt on the ground, looking up to him.
You were left alone all your life, with people who treated you horribly, she said softly to him. When you acted out it was because you were lonely. It was not because of who your father was.
How do you know that?
Because you remind me nothing of Jimmy Oak Chris, she said softly. You remind me more of your mother.
Yes, Janine said. My older sister, Kogas second child and oldest daughter. She was a great woman, who was passionate, but battled ruthlessly. However, she was good. Truly, good.
youre Kogas daughter? Chris asked softly. That means
Yes, Janine said. I am your Aunt.
He didnt say anything.
Im sorry Chris, Janine said., tears in her eyes now. Im sorry I was never there for you. Like so many others, I was prejudice against you because of your father. But I can see you better now. You are nothing like Jimmy Oak. He never felt any guilt.
Chris closed his eyes, and he leaned his head back.
Who is my mother? He asked, in a trembling whisper.
Jasmine, Janine said, her voice now trembling as well. Jasmine
her name was Jasmine. She was my older sister, who inspired me to do a great many of things. She was both the leader and head general of the Johto Rebel Army. She fought off many trainers and gym leaders with her Pokémon.
Jasmine? Chris repeated the name softly.
She couldnt of been that great
she fell for Jimmys act.
Jimmy tricked her into loving him before I could warn her about him, Janine said, her voice trembling softly. He used his influence to get Team Rocket to change sides at the last minute of the Johto Civil War. After that nothing I said could convince her he was an evil man. Even his failing at the Elite Four didnt convince her.
Chris was silent as he took in the information. Then, he turned to her, and asked her softly.
Where did she go? Why didnt she raise me?
She died, Janine said, tears in her eyes now. I was told by your childbirth
but Jimmy was the only one with her
so Ive always had my doubts.
Chriss face tightened in anger for a second, but then it relaxed, and he asked Janine another question.
What was she like?
She loved Steel-types, Janine said, automatically. She thought they were most useful for their defense. Which makes since she battled through war. Our older brother taught her everything she knew about battling
before they got in a fight.
What else? Chris asked.
She loved to walk down the beach and collect shells, Janine said, her eyes distant. She would always say the sound of the waves crashing into the sands was the most peaceful sound in the world.
What else? Chris asked, his voice becoming more eager.
She hated eating fish. She spent so much time camped near the ocean during the Johto Civil War she became sick of anything that swam, Janine was smiling, remembering the way Jasmine would almost vomit whenever she smelled seafood. She loved to snack on chocolate it was a delicate to her.
What was her favorite color?
Blue, she always kept blue beads in her hair, Janine said, thinking softly of the gems that were always set just right. She claimed it matched her eyes
though her eyes were always changing color. Sometimes they were a pretty blue
other times they were a hard silver.
My favorite color is blue, Chris said, softly.
Janine moved her hand softly to Chriss chest, and she picked up the green gem that hung there.
You had this since birth right?
Yes, Chris said. Daisy
she told me it was my fathers.
Its not, Janine said. It was Jasmines she gave it to Jimmy when they became close. He kept it, but I always he felt it was a trophy, not a token of love.
Janine turned the gem softly in her hands. Erika was jealous of Jasmine
she loved Jimmy
and she had always secretly converted this gem of Jasmines. To see Jasmine with Jimmy and Jimmy with the gem
it was like a shot to her chest.
Chris repeated softly. How is she related to all of this?
She is literally, Janine said. She is Kogas daughter as well.
That explains why she hated me, Chris said softly.
she would. She held a grudge against Jasmine and Jimmy
Chris sat in silence for a second. Janine got up, and she returned to her seat. Chris was not longer looking at her, he was looking steadily down at the ground.
Why dont you spend the night Chris, Janine suggested. Williams room is empty, and Im sure you could use a good nights rest in a safe place.
Chris looked up, surprised.
no I need to continue with my journey
Ive got to become the Pokémon Champion
That can wait a day or two, Janine said gently. Please
I insist. Besides
there is more I have to tell you. We havent even gotten started yet really. So please
Chris blinked, and then he nodded, a bit reluctantly.
Good, Janine said. Now
Ill go make dinner. Well have something special tonight.
Janine got up and turned to walk away. But as she left for the cooking area, Chris said something soft to her.
Thank you Aunt Jade.
Janine turned around, surprised. But then, she smiled, and said in a kind voice.
.call me Aunt Janine.
- [+] A Few Thoughts
I was actually thinking of not revealing the identiy of Chris's mother until the sequel of this run. (Yes, there will be a sequel. Of course, the ending of this run could still be happy or sad.) Anyways, I decided to not do that to poor Chris. He suffers much more before this is over anyways.
Also, the run in-game has come to an end. Notice I said come to an end, not whether or not I won or loss. The ending was fairly epic though, I will say that.
Next two chapters will be William's battle with Koga. Although William was not in this chapter...or the last one...or the one before that... I'll post what hid team was before the battle below. It may seem over leveled for a fifth gym battle, but just wait till you see what Koga's effing team was.
- [+] My Team
Tybalt (Charizard): 47
Desdemona (Butterfree): 43
Fleance (Nidoking): 38
Virgilia (Blastoise): 36
Eros (Jolteon): 33
Brabantio (Venasaur): 32
- [+] Koga's Team
Venonat Level 44
Venonat Level 46
Venonat Level 48
Venomoth Level 50
AND ALL OF THEM KNOW PSYCHIC.
So yeah...I may have actually been under leveled for that battle.
Anyways, make predictions and stuff. Or speculate. New chapter tomorrow morning - hopefully.