It was one of those normal Friday evenings. My dad and I were at the mall, strolling around and gazing at the vast collection of stores. I was gleefully munching on a frosted cookie I had convinced him to buy for me by saying how much I loved him and I would only ask this one time. I still don't see how he hadn't already caught onto my not-so-hidden pattern.
After several minutes of aimless wandering, I finally found a store that caught my attention. GameStop. I squealed as much as when a little child gets a new puppy. Before even asking for permission, I raced into the store. My father regretfully followed me in.
I ran to and fro, carefully examining every gam
"Come on...I can make it..." He said to himself, peddling carefully, trying not to knock the chain loose as he continued cycling down the dusty desert pathway.
He took his eyes off of the path for a brief moment to make sure the chain was still there, and in that moment, he failed to notice a ditch in the path, obscured by the dust. With a cry of alarm, he tumbled to the ground, his bike hitting the dirt hard. Hard enough, to his dismay, to snap the worn chain on impact.
"GAH!" He cried out as he landed face first on the pathway, his bike falling beside him. He pushed himself back up from the floor, looking over himself. It was a bit of a nasty tumble as he saw, a few gashes along his arms and face, and from the loo
It started normally. I didn't buy a used game. I didn't hack. In fact, I never have. I was playing my copy of Pokemon Platinum on a perfectly normal day, trying to chain Shinx. It had always failed in the past so I expected nothing different this time.
I paused to take a drink of water. And when I looked back at the screen, the familiar words were there again: "Wild SHINX appeared!" Only this time, the Pokemon was green.
I paused. Shiny Shinx was yellow, not green. It certainly wasn't the lighting or a problem with the screen. Everything else was fine. Confused but not wanting to pass up this chance, I immediately selected an Ultra Ball. Shinx was captured in the