OOC: Why does everything happen when I'm asleep or doing something away from home?
Skipping a bit...
IC: Alfred walked away from Professor Elm's lab, his new Totodile perched on his shoulder. "So, lil' buddy, ready to get on the road?"
"Toto," came the response. "Dile."
Alfred's excitement, however, was to be short-lived, as he started walking down Rt. 29 and saw:
Alfred blinked again and rubbed his eyes. Am I already seeing things?
OOC: Seriously, WTF?