A true friend
Curtis was a young Pokémon Trainer apprentice, even as he was 14 years old already, because his parents wanted him to study before going into a true Pokémon adventure as a trainer.
He didn't want to be a trainer but a breeder, but his parents never listened to him. He had many luxuries as his parents had a pretty good job as Pokémon Researchers, and they got him many expensive, but material things. He was a very calm and silent person, shy and lonely. Most of his classmates made fun of him due to this, and also were envious of his good grades.
One day he took his big, heavy backpack and went to school like any normal day.
On his way to school, he always sighted the sea at the horizon from the peak of a mountain path he had to cross, always thinking of how he would be happier if he had at least more freedom. When he did this day, however, he decided he was going to go to this beach. He always carried a small hand lamp on his backpack anyways. He had