Midori frowned. "I... I'm not sure. But you know, to kill you might not kill Ales, maybe it'll just set his soul loose. And they'll catch him that way. I dunno how this spirit stuff works... You could try asking Ales. See if he had any enemies or friends maybe who want his soul, or something. But if they just want Ales, why do they want Joey and I? Joey's Jazz's brother-in-law... Right? And I'm..." Midori paused and swallowed.
To say it out loud scared her. It meant that things really had changed, that she acknowledged her father had been lying to her all those years.
"I'm the daughter of Rian Demyzek. Leader of Team Galactic. Whoever it is wants to intimidate both Team Galactic and the Pokemon League, and wants the spirit of a Celestrian prince. Know anyone like that?" She gave Shooter a hopeful look.