The First Robbery
Sam padded silently through the Mystifying Forest, her partner, Stephen, by her side. He glanced around nervously, long brown ears flicking with every tiny noise, even a cracked branch from his own footsteps. Sam strode confidently forward, stopping for a moment to adjust her green bow that was tied around her neck. Stephen had a Sitrus berry that Sam had tied around his neck just before setting off, so that if he took damage he wouldn't become terrified. It had happened often in their earliest adventures, and Sam was done with having close calls because Stephan's health fell too low. It wasn't his fault, but it was annoying none the less.
Hence their exploration.
They had spent the last week wandering through the forest, hoping to come across a Kecleon selling rare evolution items that Stephan would need to evolve. They hadn't come across a single one so far, but Sam felt like their luck was changing.
Sure enough, right there in the next clearing was a jolly Kecleon, whose items