Kirk breathed deeply through his nostrils, and turned away from the kid. There was way too much crime in Kanto to not be careful, even of teenage kids.
However, Kirk suddenly remembered something in his head. He didn't know where it happened, or who told him it, but he remembered it, he knew it, and it made him turn around.
A sudden meeting will prevent a gruesome fate.
Kirk clutched his forehead, bringing himself back into reality. He'd drifted off for a moment. He looked towards the boy, and tried to catch up with him.
How do I break the ice? Kirk wondered. He thought up something on the spot, then jogged up beside the kid.
"You treat your Absol well." he muttered.