Chapter 5 Section 1 (Stringing a Tune)
March 5th 2134...
The boys looked at Alice in surprise, Spectre was lost, then remebered the last time he saw Alice, she was in a rag, her hair was knotted and was glued together by dirt and grim. She was completely clean, had a blue tank top, and her hair fell over an eye. She was very attractive and beautiful. Spectre was lost for words, so Marty finally came out and said it,
"What happened since we last saw you?" asked Marty, his jaw nearly dropped. Comet had a surprised look on his face. She pushed her hair out of her face and smiled at them,
"I was able to pay the doctors for my brother's operation, but they offered me a bath and hair cut as well, I guess I chased some of the people waiting away with how bad I looked," said Alice. Spectre smiled at her then winked,
"You look alot better!" smiled Spectre. Alice soon lifted her head in pride,
"Don't I?" laughed Alice. Sammy looked at Comet and Marty confused, Alice soon took notice of Sammy,
"Oh hey I don't remember you since yesterday," smiled Alice. Sammy hid behind Comet, Comet laughed at Sammy then looked at Alice,
"This is Sammy, he just joined our circus, he is a little timid," laughed Comet. Alice smiled at him with a friendly smile,
"What's up bro?" asked Alice. Sammy poked his head out and looked at her and smiled back,
"What's up?" laughed Sammy. She then turned to Spectre and from behind her she took out the briefcase from before,
"I don't have it all, but I kept a little under half," smiled Alice. Sammy ran over to the brief case and smiled, he turned to Spectre,
"Spectre maybe we can use some of this for an instrument!" laughed Sammy. Spectre looked at Marty and Comet and nodded,
"Of course, but only one, we still need to resupply the food we have in our trailer, MARTY!" yelled Spectre. Marty shrugged,
"Don't leave your door open next time," laughed Marty. Comet put his hand on Spectre's head and laughed, Spectre gave a bit of an annoyed look. Comet then turned to Alice,
"It is nice to see you again, thanks for returning what you don't need," smiled Comet. Alice rubbed the back of her head,
"Yea it isn't easy figuring you never have any food or shelter, this look is only temporary," said Alice. Marty hopped up and down at Spectre,
"Spectre she should join, she would be great in the circus," smiled Marty. Marty soon jumpped, Spectre, Comet, Sammy, and Alice shook their heads,
"I would love to join you boys, but I can't leave without my brother and I won't join if he doesn't want to," sighed Alice. Spectre nodded, Marty wasn't ready to give up yet,
"Well ask your brother when he gets out!" smiled Marty. Alice shrugged then laughed a bit,
"Maybe then, just maybe," smiled Alice. Soon Spectre checked his watch and sighed,
"It is getting slightly late, we should get back soon," sighed Spectre, Sammy looked upset, but kept his words in, Spectre already knew he was excited for his intrument, Comet soon turned to Alice,
"Your welcome to spend the night Alice," smiled Comet. Alice put her hands together,
"That would be so wonderful, thanks," smiled Alice. Marty laughed and wrapped his arms around Alice and Sammy,
"Awesome, Spectre has these entertaining things under Comet's bed called board games and they are so much fun, if only I knew how to play them," laughed Marty. Marty continued to jabber, Spectre smiled watching tell he jumpped, his ears twitched, he turned over to a car and saw something that looked like a skull peak over the top of it, the skull was like mask and both eyes were still showing, but both glared at the five, almost in envy. Comet soon noticed Spectre's attention being drawn else where and put his hand on his shoulder,
"Spectre you ok?" asked Comet. Spectre looked at Comet then back at the car, the pokemon was already gone. Spectre looked at the car oddly, it was almost like the pokemon that hid there just vanished. Comet looked at Spectre again,
"Gangs heading out, you coming?" asked Comet. Spectre nodded and continued to watch around for the pokemon again tell they got back to the trailer.
The television in the trailer flashed with scenes of Charmander and a Chikorita running around in circles playing with each other. Comet laid on the bed watching as the other 4 laid against him, all of which look slightly annoyed,
"Television has gotten alot worse since I was a little girl," said Alice. Spectre grabbed the remote and started to flip through the channels, Sammy rolled his eyes,
"They are worse back in Unova," said Sammy. Spectre soon stopped at the news where a Ninetales sat with a Persian,
"Recent rooms have identified that after ten years oh retirement the pokemon circus has been revived by former pokeclown Jason Spectre Paw and his two followers Comet Kaius and Martin Howler. They hope to play in RoseCherry Town later this week," smiled the Persian. Instantly Alice patted Spectre on the should and Comet and Marty high fived each other. Spectre turned of the tv and yawned,
"Well I am going to bed, long day tomarrow, cya everyone," smiled Spectre. Marty smiled and followed him shortly behind him was Sammy and Alice. Comet tagged the power button with his tail.
March 6th 2134...
It was the start of a new a new day, but the son wasn't shining at all, the sky was covered in a thick fog cover. Sammy, Comet, and Marty walked together down the road, Marty look hat the cell phone in his hand,
"I don't understand this device at all, Spectre told us to hold the two button after we got I choose an instrument," said Marty. Sammy took it from Marty and sighed,
"It is called speed dialing Marty," said Sammy. Comet snicked the air and instantly stuck his nose up at a discussing burning smell,
"Ewww what is that horrid odor?" asked Comet. The other two sniffed the air, Marty covered his nose, but Sammy took another sniff, his face constantly making different expressions,
"That is cigarette smoke," said Sammy, they heard someone puff out smoke behind them, at once the three turned around, it was the Ampharos from yesterday, he wore a small sleeveless blue shirt and jeans. She flicked her cigarette away and walked over,
"Hey I remember you boys from the other day," said Jen, The three boys watched her, she reached into her pocket and pulled out a cigarette box, but had no cigarettes,
"Hmm darn, nothing," sighed Jen. Comet looked at her oddly then turned to Sammy,
"I've never seen Spectre do that?" asked Comet
"It's because Spectre doesn't smoke," said Sammy. She just laughed at them before jabbing her finger into Comet's chest,
"Tred carefully dragon, your near my home and I hate visitors, that tip isn't a welcome party!" growled Jen. Comet looked at her unphased,
"Lady relax, we just got a little lost," said Marty. Jen rolled her eyes then snatched the phone from Sammy, Marty was about to say something before Jen beat him to it,
"You boys don't know anything about phones do you," said Jen, she threw it back to them before passing them, they looked at he map of the town on their phone, Sammy turned around,
"Thank you!" smiled Sammy, she looked over her shoulder and shrugged then walked away.
Meanwhile for Spectre and Alice, the two were pushing a cart in the local store. Alice looked at Spectre,
"So why you guys in town, seems like a strange place to stop of all places," said Alice. Spectre bit his lip and stopped pushing the cart,
"Well it is kind of a complicated story, first thing is Marty ate all of our food," said Spectre. Alice gave a silly expression, Spectre went over to a shelf and grabbed a can and began to take it over, almost instantly a Totodile came screaming and ran into Spectre making Spectre fall over, the Totodile turned and looked a Spectre and Alice,
"Hey watched where your going kid!" hissed Alice. The totodile glared at Alice,
"What ever mister, I don't take orders from you!" said the Totodile before he ran deeper into the store leaving Spectre and Alice confused, Spectre got up and watched the Totodile run around the store like spaz,
"Did he just call you a man?" asked Spectre. Spectre put the can of food in the cart the continued through the store,
"We were also hoping to recruit for our circus," said Spectre. Alice stopped,
"Wait the circus?" asked Alice. Spectre stopped and turned around,
"You sound familiar with it?" asked Spectre. Alice bit her lip and started to remember when she saw a pokemon circus at a very young age with her dad, seeing the Typhlosion in the ring call the shots with his assistant, she shook her head and snapped out of her thoughts,
"Umm no, just heard rumors," said Alice. Spectre looked at Alice with an eye raised then Spectre grabbed a carton of milk,
"We were hoping if you and your brother would like to join since you are such good friends of ours," smiled Spectre. Alice smiled but soon looked upset,
"Thanks Spectre, but I shouldn't delay you, plus I need to think of my brother of all things," said Alice. Spectre looked down,
"Oh I see," said Spectre, the Totodile soon raced past them again screaming with a Kadabra chasing him, both Spectre and Alice laughed.
When they were heading out to the truck Spectre's ears twitched a bit, but Spectre thought nothing of it at first, both put the bags of food into the truck. But soon his ears twitched again, this time Spectre gasped and turned around only to be slugged in the face by a Hypno. Alice jumpped and tried to run over before a spray of posion sting his the ground near her feet. The Sandslash jumpped in front of her and hit her with a metal claw knocking her on her back. Spectre slowly got up with his hand sparking, but soon got scratched across the chest by a Zangoose then kicked in the back by the Hypno and soon both the Hypno and Zangoose picked the barely conscious Quilava up by his arms. Alice got up and slapped the Sandslash across the face an iron tail, but it turned back hit her with a spray of pin missle, she fell backwards into a trash can. The Zangoose laughed at Spectre and Alice,
"Not so tough without your pet salamence!" laughed the Zangoose before throwing Spectre in the back of a truck and shutting it. Alice got out of the trash can and noticed the thugs throwing Spectre in. She screamed,
"Spectre!" she cried before instantly giving chase. The truck pulled away at a fast and reckless speed. Alice turned to the truck and grabbed the phone in the glove department, instantly holding two and putting the phone to her ear.
Sammy held his trumpet up high for the world to see and Comet and Marty smiled at him,
"I am back in business guys," yelled Sammy. Soon Comet felt the phone vibrate and used his claw to answer it, he gave it to Marty,
"Hello?" said Marty in a silly ton, it was a near crying Alice,
"Guy! some thugs popped out of no where and took Spectre! I have no idea where they took him!" yelled Alice. Marty's eyes got big before he dropped the phone to the ground. He looked at the others concerned,
"They are back," said Marty in horror. Comet looked at Marty the same way, no one knowing where Spectre was heading or going.
To be continued...