"Lessee...I have food, a pokedex, poke balls, and some medicine. I'm pretty ready." Eliot said.
"We are most likely not stupid, Mr. Jason." He added, grinning wryly. The grin was at once both like one of someone telling a joke and someone challenging another to a children's card game.
"Anyway, I know. But Viridian is on the way to Pewter, and it might be a good idea to check it out ahead of time."