Darkest Before the Dawn: PrologueMore Like This
"These are dark times for a child to come into." a voice whispered through the silence.
"You think I don't know that?" a second voice hissed. "It's getting more dangerous with every passing day. Pokemon are getting corrupted everywhere because of this cursed darkness. And- oh! Look! It's hatching!"
The two Pokemon looked down at the Egg cradled in the mother Sceptile's arms. The father, another Sceptile watched it start to shake with an unreadable expression. His yellow eyes narrowed as thoughts ran through his head. A newborn in this world. It'll never survive. Children are supposed to bring Hope and new life. Not here. Not in a world where the sun no longer rises.
The Egg shook violently and a small crack appeared in the shell. Then another. And another. Small, hard pieces chipped off onto the cold cave ground. Finally, cracks looking like lightning spread over the shell, and it broke into pieces. In its place was a