a new year brings new expectations. civil unrest starts to manifest in the form of online criticisms that spike after the three day war. now that the region no longer has to face the threat of megalopolans, the people of hoenn turn to address smaller and more personal issues. will the league rise up to the situation? what about questionable events that have transpired, overshadowed and overlooked in the face of more imminent issues?
after the ultra beast war, hoenn begins to heal. the megalopolan invasion may have failed; however, it is clear there is much more at stake. a prophecy revolving around a cyclical meteoroid, the appearance of necrozma and a dangerous and viral alien threaten the safety of the region once more.
with rocket's new boss, the resurgence and reappearance of the crime syndicate's presence is imminent. the league has done its best to repair its reputation, and with the victory of a war under their belt, perhaps it is enough. but the seeds of distrust have already been sown in the ravaged land of this region, causing many to wonder what will grow?
Soup wandered Route 110 aimlessly. He'd been evacuated to Mauville City, as had many other civilians. But he wasn't here for long. He had already booked a flight to Sinnoh, and despite the travel regulations tightening, it had worked out. He'd be leaving soon, and he figured he'd explore this place while he could.
He felt bad about abandoning Hoenn during its time of need. But, he reasoned to himself, there were other people who would be here and defending their home. People who were better-equipped to fight the threat of the unknown. And plus, the League had evacuated him themselves. Who was he to argue?
Still wrestling with these heavy subjects, Soup continued to meander through the area.
The heavy subjects would have to wait. A lumbering Bewear waddled over to Soup, trying to... give him a hug? What?
Well, either way, Soup knew better than to trust an approaching wild Pokemon. He'd heard of species like Bewear that would either appear affectionate but be aggressive, or be to aggressive with their endless affection, spelling grave danger for many trainers who were unwary. He released Ersa and Maia, the Surskit and Wingull eyeing the intruder.
The Bewear did not hesitate, continuing to charge them. With no direction from Soup, Ersa released a Water Pulse that struck the Bewear right in the head. The Bewear lunged forward with a Hammer Arm, but the attack was slow, and Ersa slid smoothly out of the way. Maia nailed the Bewear with an Air Slash, and the two of them continued to attack the Bewear until it was worn out.
Soup nodded at his Pokemon, still a little out of it. "Good job, you two," he said, throwing a Pokeball at the fainted fighting-type.