in illo tempore - Chapter 6Chapter 6
Viridian City Pokémon Center / 10 Years Ago
10 year-old Shin stared at the window. The sky was blue. The clouds were moving slowly but surely. The trees were ruffled by the wind. Chikorita was warm and he could feel him move in his arms and lap, and yet he himself felt motionless. Shin hadn’t lost any of his senses, but it seemed like his ability to capture and garner any emotion had vanished.
Chikorita looked up at Shin and leaned against his chest, hoping that someday he could help his old friend in some way. Shin’s consistent and slow breaths were hitting Chikorita’s head as he wondered what was going through Shin’s head after such an unexpected and unwanted event.
Behind the entrance to the room that Shin was staying at after the incident, Nurse Joy looked at him, not being able to say a word or even provide him anything. To Joy, Shin simply looked pale and almost as though he were in a coma with his eyes wide open and sitting down on a chai
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I believe in deviantART. Which is to more accurately say I believe in the concept and the reality of the deviantART community.
When in contemplation of the eternal wellspring that is the deviantART project and how it has become the engine keeping my heart and mind on a full burn as I strive to be an upstanding member of the community as well as a helpful architect and eager participant in the conversation -- my thoughts inevitably settle upon my attempts to define my concept of Gratitude.
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