Her first day, as a trainer, started off like any other day. Her mother brought her breakfast in bed, then she hada nice peaceful shower. Her name is Kimiko Nakatoshi andtoday isher tenth birthday. This is a special time for anyone setting out on their long journey of becoming a trainer.
"Hurry up Kimiko. You're going to be late."
"Mother, I know. I'll be down in a few minutes."
Kimiko quickened her pace and dressed quickly. She made her way downstairs and gave Furret a pat on the head. Furret was her mother's pokemon but they were closer than anything.
"Have you decided on the pokemon you want? Professor Elm is waiting."
Kimiko nodded and gave her mother a hug. She grabbed her backpack and headed straight for Professor Elm's lab. There she was going to start her journey as a trainer. She raced toward his lab, bumped into Sprat, and ran harder to his lab. She knocked on Professor Elm's door and he opened it with a smile.
"Welcome Kimiko. Ah yes, today is the day you start your journey. Now if you'll just follow me, I'll take you through my lab."
Kimiko followed the professor to a small table with three pokeballs. He released each starter and told her their names.
"This is Totodile a Water type, Chikorita, a Grass type, and Cyndaquil, a Fire type. If you want, you can take a few minutes to get to know them."
Kimiko nodded and shyly held her hand out to Cyndaquil, who sniffed it and rubbed his head against her hand. She lifted up Cyndaquil, and set him back down. Kimiko pet Chikorita, who moved her head away. Totodile looked at his feet and froze when Kimiko hugged him. She rubbed his snout and he relaxed in her arms.
"It seems like Totodile has taken a liking to you. Why don't you ask Totodile if he would accompany you on your journey?"
"Hey Totodile, would you want come along with me and become my partner?"
Totodile nodded and jumped from her arms, giving her leg a hug. Professor Elm gave her his pokeball and she carefully took it. She tapped Totodile on the snout and he returned to his pokeball without any difficulty. She smiled and Elm gave her a pokedex and five pokeballs. She raised her eyebrow in confusion and remembered that she needs these for her journey.
"Thank you Professor."
"I wish you twothe best of luck on your journey and remember to call any chance you get to update me on your progress."
Kimiko ran fast and threw Totodile's pokeball in the air. Today they were starting on their journey.