Petilil came over, lookin' lonely. I scooched over an' let 'er sit next to me in the shadows. I always liked the shadows, they're dark an' cool an' nobody comes to bother you. She looked at me, an' I looked at her, an' we smiled. We were always good company for each other.
"Lilly, are you ready?" she asked me. I nodded. Yeah, Carly! Let's enter this pageant and win! I reached up to my head and adjusted my flower bud.
Although it pained me, my flower hadn't opened yet. I didn't know why. I wanted to be more beautiful so that Carly would love me even more and we would win more pageants. I actually had no control over when my flower bloomed. I wished every night that it would bloom, but every morning, it was still a bud.
The curtains opened, and Carly and I started to walk down the lane, side-by-side. We were the ones in the front, because we were the prettiest. I saw a few other pokemon in the sidelines and, shooting them a look that would make them feel special, winked.
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