To answer your questions, yes this is my first time writing, but I've had this idea for close to a year lol. Ash will appear later in the series, you'll just have to keep tuned & keep on reading... but rest assured, you all will see him. This will be a very, very long fic, but a good one, I have great, great ideas for it. And I know, I'm quite pleased at the results so far, since I'm a new member still :). Also, link me by PM, to your story, I'll gladly review it :).