"Gramps!" Alex shouted. "I'm fed up with waiting!" He stamped his foot angrily.
"Let me think," Oak said pensively. "Oh, that's right! You two have never had a Pokèmon before, right?"
Zoe nodded quietly. She was the newest resident in town, and didn't know if she'd be speaking out of turn, in case the question was rhetorical.
Alex wasn't worried about speaking out of turn. "You gonna be giving me one?"
"I am," Oak answered. "There are three Pokémon here." The professor gestured to a table on his left, where three Pokéballs sat. "When I was young, I was a serious Pokémon trainer. But now, in my old age, I have only thes