I'm sure she won't mind. ^^
Most of her gallery is PalletShipping~
Palletshipping equals love. 'nuff said. ^^
Just ONE of the many reasons why the Silver Conference episodes are my absolute favorite episodes in the anime!
In case you need further incentive to gather up some money for the DVDs (yeah right ), I'll leave you with this picture:
*Clears throat* Yeah... uh, no comment.
*giggles* aw, thanks! ^^ 's okay, everyone feels the same way about that screenshot...i think... #^^#
...anyway, we gotta discuss ShiShi, right? so! *claps hands* someone bring up an aspect!
...'cause i've got nothin... -.-;;;
We all know Ash and Gary were friends before they became rivals, right (I don't think they'd go to the movies and sit next to each other if they hated each other)? So, what do *you* think happened between them that led up to their rivalry and Gary's sneering attitude toward Ash?
I suspect as a young kid, Gary spent a lot of his time studying Pokémon (his grandfather is a professor after all) and in some of the Kanto episodes he appeared in, he had several facts memorized that Ash obviously had no clue about. Come to think of it, much of the Kanto season was dedicated to demonstrating how little Ash knew about Pokémon - at least in terms of types and battling. So, while Gary likely spent most of his time studying, Ash was probably out chasing Pidgey or getting chased by something larger after petting it too hard/pulling its tail/annoying it in some way. Maybe Gary grew annoyed/tired of Ash's "childish" or "clueless" behavior and considered him not worth his time (in which case, Ash would end up spending much of his time in Kanto/Johto attempting to "prove" himself to Gary - this of course did happen in the anime, so it's not speculation).
Admittedly, what I just came up with isn't nearly as "deep" as some of the Palletshipping fanfiction out there, but what I was attempting to do was fill in the pieces of history we don't know in a way it would make sense with what later played out in the anime.
no, it's a good attempt, really! honestly, no one knows, so until the writers in Japan come up with some explination, we'll be in the dark...
actually, a lot of fanfics base the rivalry on this: Ash and Gary were best friends when they were little, but then...dun dun dun...Gary gt a crush on Ash. of course, he never told Ash, and being at a young age, what else could he do but tease and push away the friend he valued because of these confusing feelings?
hm...i think i read that on a couple palletshipping sites, too. it's a popular theory, but it's not the definite truth.
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/2333033/1/. It's titled "Golden Rivals, Silver Friends".
Like I said though, I was attempting to come up with an explanation for their rivalry while sticking with what's established on the show. Unfortunately, we have no real evidence of a crush on either side (of course, there's no real evidence against it either ), so Palletshippers (at least in my opinion) should remember to keep fanfiction and website theories separate from logical speculation and reasoning (supported by the anime itself).
eh, true. *shrugs* i'm a fanfic writer, it's where it stems from. i'll take a look, though; thanks! ^^
so yeah, based on the anime...we've got no idea. T_T;;;
And hey, we can always hold out hope that when Ash runs into Gary in Sinnoh, more of their past will be revealed. *Crosses fingers*
Until that happens though, how about some fanart?
Now doesn't that look comfortable?
I adore the background coloring in this picture, but I also like how it depicts how "distant" Ash and Gary sometimes were because of their rivalry and the heated words they would exchange, despite of how they may have felt on the inside.
One of those "feel good" pictures in my opinion. Just looking at it puts me at peace as I imagine Ash and Gary just lying on the grassy ground on a warm and sunny summer day and staring up at a blue sky or being whisked off to sleep by a gentle breeze somewhere out in the open plains of Pallet.
I'll post some more of my favorites later...
I think that's a definite about Sinnoh; it'd be interesting to see how that pans out...
anyway...ShigeSato...*huggles* so cuuute...such cute art...i'd post some stuff i've found, but i'm not sure how to post pics...^^;;