Spring had at last descended upon the land, and the rise in temperature meant that the Pokemon were spending more time outside than ever before. A whole new mood settled with the season, evening temperaments and calming everyone. Even Aroo seemed to have slowed down and released some of his irritableness.
“This pollen is horrible,” Aroo groaned, kicking at the wavering grass that poked out of the ground. “Pretty soon my nose is going to revolt against my face and leave…”
“But aren’t the flowers so pretty?” Skitters exclaimed, her snout held low to the ground, sniffing out every trace of inflorescence on the hillside. “And to think, we were sledding down this hill only a few weeks ago!”
Skitters stopped suddenly as she came face to face with a tiny red poppy bud. Smiling to herself, she grasped the stem between her teeth and tugged it out of the earth, racing happily off around the other side of the hill. Aroo wat