You sighed a little, turning to look at the owner of the voice.
"Uh-huh. They’re pretty, Steven," you murmured softly, glancing at the stone in your boyfriend’s hands quickly, before meeting his gaze.
You and Steven had been dating for almost two years. You'd met when he had been travelling around Johto, and had travelled together for a brief time while you had been out on your Pokemon journey. Those few short weeks you were together was all it took for the young man to steal your heart.
You promised you would meet each other again someday, and so, when you had managed to save up enough, you took the first boat you could over to Hoenn. After all, rumour was that the old Champion had returned.
The look on his face when you had climbed those steps to the Champion’s room in Ever Grande City was priceless - you'd decided