I have always been a fan of the Pokémon series ever since I was 2 in 1998 when it came out. I didn't really know that it was a game at first so I just watched the TV. show. Then I played my first Pokémon licensed game: Pokémon Pinball at my doctor's office on his Gameboy colors in the waiting room but finally when I was 5 I would Finally get my own Pokémon game for my own Purple see-through Gameboy color that I had gotten for my 5th birthday along with Pokémon Crystal Version. I loved that thing to death I played it all the time even though I couldn't read some of it but I still loved it all the same.
I popped in the cartridge and watched as the Gameboy screen flickered on with a "Ding!" and watched my first Pokémon journey unfold as something rushed past in the grass and a Pichu and Wooper came up to see what it was. There it was: Suicune running through the fields.
"Level 100!" Marlon exclaimed.
Marlon was a hardcore Pokémon fan, and a great player at that. Even though he wasn't much into the merchandising, he had a serious love for the games. He played every game up to the recent one, and he really loved going back to the old games and finding new ways to play them.
Right now, he was playing Pokémon Silver, and he just leveled up his Lugia to 100. He used both Gold and Silver to catch every Pokémon in the games and level them all to 100, after doing the same with Red and Blue. He wasn't one to give up on the famous slogan, and he was doing damn well with it! I guess you could say he was the ultimate trainer with those games.
But he was hungry for more. He wanted to be the best trainer with all 8 generations (this is the future, deal with it). The problem? He lost his only copy of Pokémon Sapphire a long time ago, and couldn't find a replacement. He had Ruby,