Today she had wandered particularly far from her place of residence, to a small dusting of trees near the start of the cave system. Despite events that had occured within them, she felt no fear, choosing to settle herself against a wide-trunked tree and cracking open her book.
It was soon after she'd started a new chapter that she heard him approaching; one hand slowly slid down to rest on Garchomp's pokeball, the other continuing to support her book. Her expression was one of polite curiousity; she had nothing to fear, after all.
Or so she thought.]]