"Well," I began. "Three hours to go until we get back on path."
"Ugh, too looooong." Murkrow whined. "Can't we try a short cut?"
"You mean, go and get eaten by the Gyarados? No thanks, you can go on your own." Cyndaquil said.
"Guys guys, three hours isn't. Better than getting eaten." I laughed.
"But I'm tireeeeeeeeeeeeed." Murkrow whined.
"YOU'RE NOT EVEN WALKING. I'M CARRYING YOU." I shouted.
"Being lazy gets tiring..." he started. "First you gotta worry about which position is most comfy, and when you shift I have to and it's just so haaaard..." he complained.
"How about you fly beside me or get down and walk then? You're gaining weight." I put him down. "Now walk it off buddy."
"Ugh, fine. I can't wait until we get to Aurora. Then I can evolve and have a lot of stamina." He carried on.
"Hey, I never asked you two, but do you guys want to evolve?" I question.
"Duh. I just said I did." Murkrow laughed. Cyndaquil looked uneasy.
"Volcano?" I asked.
"Hmm...not sure yet. Becoming a Quilava would be awesome, but change..." He looked down.
"Well, it's your choice." I added. "You don't have to evolve if you don't want to."
"Do you want me to evolve?" He looked at me.
"Personally, I love you as you are, and I'll love you just the same if you evolve. It really doesn't matter to me." I smiled.
"Hmm...thanks Corey! I'll have my mind made up after we beat the Aurora City Gym Leader. Promise." I grinned.
"Sounds like a plan!" I laughed.