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¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤          - -# # HYPER-CAT # #- -         ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
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¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤                                          ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ - -# ONCE THERE WAS A FAMILY WITH TWO    ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ KIDS. THEY WERE CALLED FELICIA, JOHAN.   ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ THE KIDS WANTED A PET, BUT THEY          ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ COULDN'T AFFORD IT.                      ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ - -# ONE DAY, WHEN JOHAN HAD JUST        ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ RECEIVED HIS ALLOWANCE, HE HAD SAVED     ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ ENOUGH TO GET A PARTICULAR CAT THAT WAS  ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ FOR SALE. THEY BOUGHT ONE. IT WAS        ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ CALLED PERSIAN. THEY MADE SURE HE HAD    ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ IT ALLRIGHT.                             ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ - -# ONE DAY, PERSIAN FOUND A NOTE ON    ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ THE TABLE. IT SAID: THIS IS IMPORTANT!   ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ THIS HERE NOTE I WRITE IN MY ALMOST      ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ LAST MOMENT. SAVE ME!!! FROM ENOK.       ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ - -# STRANGELY ENOUGH, PERSIAN           ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ UNDERSTOOD THE NOTE. HE DIDN'T KNOW WHO  ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ ENOK WAS, BUT HE UNDERSTOOD IT WAS       ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ IMPORTANT.                               ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ - -# MIAOUUU!!!!! MIAOUUUUU!!!!! HE      ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ MEOWED FROM THE KITCHEN. FELICIA CAME    ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ RUNNING.                                 ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ - -# WHEN SHE SAW THE NOTE SHE FAINTED.  ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ PERSIAN TILTED HIS HEAD. THEN HE RAN TO  ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ GET FELICIAS AND JOHANS MOTHER. HE       ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ PULLED, YES HE PULLED HER INTO THE       ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ KITCHEN (HER NAME WAS ANNA BY THE WAY),  ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ AND WHEN SHE SAW FELICIA SHE             ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ IMMEDIATELY FORGOT PERSIANS POWERS.      ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ SUDDENLY, PERSIAN GOT A RED RUBY IN HIS  ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ FOREHEAD. THEN WINGS. AND AFTER THAT, A  ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ COMPUTER CAME OUT OF HIM ON WHICH IT     ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ SAID                                     ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤                                          ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤    /%(*(%&&"*/&(!*"/&)=%()(%)%$&&&**$    ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤                                          ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ THIS WAS SEEN BY FELICIA WHO HAD         ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ AWAKENED.                                ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ - -# PERSIAN TOOK OFF., AND FLEW TOWARD  ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ THE WINDOW. FROM HIS EYES... FROM HIS    ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ EYES CAME A BEAM THAT MELTED THE WINDOW  ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ GLASS. OUTSIDE, PERSIAN MET A FLAME. IT  ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ WAS NINETALES. AND PONYTA.               ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ - -# PERSIAN LANDED: HE SPOKE VULPIX:    ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ - -# THEN THEY ALL FLEW INSIDE. PERSIAN  ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ TOOK JOHAN. NINETALES TOOK FELICIA.      ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ PONYTA TOOK ANNA. NOW THEY ALL FLEW      ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ TOGETHER TO AN UNKNOWN ISLAND.           ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤                                          ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ - -# THEY SAW A HOUSE. THEY ENTERED IT.  ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ INSIDE THEY FOUND: PERISCOPE, MONEY,     ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ FOOD, LASER PISTOLS, COMPUTERIZED        ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ TYPEWRITER AND MUCH MORE.                ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ - -# JOHAN LOOKED THROUGH THE            ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ PERISCOPE. AND GUESS WHAT HE SAW! HIS    ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ REAL HOUSE WAS ON FIRE.                  ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ - -# THEN HE JUMPED ONTO PONYTAS BACK.   ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ VULIPX TOOK CARE OF ANNA. AND PERSIAN    ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ FELICIA. JOHAN BROUGHT A LASER PISTOL.   ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ THEY FLEW BACK TO THE MAINLAND. AND      ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ LANDED AT THE SCHOOL. JUST THEN A LOT    ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ OF DUDES WITH GUNS APPEARED FROM THE     ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ BUSHES.                                  ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤                                          ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ ----- - LOOK OUT! THEY HEARD PERSIAN     ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ CALL.                                    ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤                                          ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ - -# EVERYBODY GOT OFF THEIR FIGURE.     ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ - -# VULIPX WAS TRANSFORMED INTO         ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ NINETALES!!! AND PONYTA WAS TRANSFORMED  ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ INTO RAPIDASH!!!                         ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ - -# THEN THERE WERE FIRES AND LASERS    ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ BOTH HERE AND THERE,,                    ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ - -# THE NINETALE BEAMED EVERYONE ONTO   ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ THE STARSHIP SS ENTERPRISE. THEY WENT    ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ TO SOMETHING CALLED ROUGHLY DIMENSION    ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ NNN¤**¤?%. THERE, THERE WERE ONLY        ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ POKEMON.                                 ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ - -# BULBASAUR SAID: HELLO PERSIAN!      ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ - -# JOHAN WAS SCARED. HE FAINTED. A     ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ SIGN SAID "DONT EXIT!". NINETALES WENT   ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ THAT WAY. HE IS FALLING DOWN A CLIFF     ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ HEEEELP!!! HE SCREAMED.                  ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤                                          ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ ----- - DO YOU THINK HE IS DEAD?         ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ ----- - NOT NINETALES, SAID RAPIDASH.    ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤                                          ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ - -# SUDDENLY, THERE WERE RAINBOWS       ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ ABOVE THE CLIFF. THEN IT HAPPENED. A     ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ VOLCANO ERUPTED.                         ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤                                          ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ ----- - POOR NINETALES!                  ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ ----- - PERSIAN, DON'T CRY NOW.          ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤                                          ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ - -# ANNA FOUND A GREEN RUBY, AND A      ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ BLUE ONE. THEY BEAMED AT THE VOLCANO.    ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ IT STOPPED SQUIRTING.                    ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
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¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤         - -# # CHAPTER TWO # #- -        ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤             ###############              ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤                                          ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ - -# AFTER A DAYS WALK THEY FOUND A      ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ WOLF.                                    ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤                                          ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ ----- - WEIRD COLOUR, HAHA.              ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ ----- - BUT                              ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ ----- - "BUT" WHAT.                      ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ ----- - VULPIX! IT'S VULPIX!             ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ ----- - YOU ARE ALLRIGHT... RIGHT?       ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ ----- - YES.                             ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤                                          ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ - -# A DRAGON! EVERYONE RAN INTO A       ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ CAVE. ENOK! YOU'RE HERE! BUT IT WASN'T   ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ ENOK. IT WAS A KITTEN.                   ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ - -# IT HAD LIKE A GLOWY THING IN IT'S   ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ FOREHEAD. IT TOLD THEM IT WAS CALLED     ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ MEOWTH. VULPIX TOLD THE STORY OF WHAT    ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ HAD HAPPENED, AND MEOW (AS IT IS         ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ PRONOUNCED) WANTED TO JOIN THEM. AFTER   ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ EIGHT HOURS OF WALKING THEY SPOTTED A    ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ KNIFE WITH HOLES IN IT.                  ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤                                          ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤ ----- - WHAT A STRANGE KNIFE, SAID       ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
¤¤¨¨¤¨¨¤¨¤ NINETALES.                               ¤¨¨¤¨¤¨¨¤¨
¨¤¨¤¤¨¤¤¨¤                                          ¤¨¤¤¨¤¨¤¤¨
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