Liana's shoulders heaved up and down. Cuts laced her body, black fur long since congealed with blood.
"Thunderbolt!" I yelled, voice hoarse from the eleven other pokemon my team had battled already.
"Body slam," Mars ordered.
My luxray gathered electricity in her fur, but before she could manage anything more, the purugly smashed his body into her. A crack. A yowl. Silence.
"Activate the Red Chain," Mars commanded, turning back towards the heart of Spear Pillar. Her tone was slow, unexcited, like battling me had not worried her to begin with.
I returned Liana to her pokeball. A pair of grunts wrestled it and five other pokeballs from me. My expression (or lack thereof) didn't change as I sank to my knees.
It hadn't changed for weeks, really… not since…
I bit my lip, trying to squash down the memory that was surfacing once again. Jupiter, who'd lost the last of her pokemon several minutes ago, handed her pokeballs to a grunt for healing.
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