Originally Posted by Mistral
"T-there's not really much to talk about," she said, looking at the plate of food for a moment. Her traveling partner was friendly and nice, but telling her about everything, her family and all, seemed to be a little too soon. "My father took care of me alone, growing up. I wanted to be a Pokemon trainer to see more things in the world, and I talked him into let me go." 'Talked' was probably too weak a word for that argument, she reflected briefly, but she looked back up at Stephanie. "What about you? You're going to Elrem Forest for berries for your grandparents, after all, so I take it you're pretty close to your family?"
Stephanie nods along as you speak, genuinely interested. "That's neat. Seeing the world is one of the reasons I wanted to become a trainer too.
She answers your question, "Yeah. Well definitely my grandparents at least. My family's pretty rich from my dad's work,
" she says, with a hint of embarrassment in her voice, "But that work also keeps him at the office a lot of the time. My mom works in Serenity Tower too, so I spent most of my time growing up with my grandparents. They're the nicest people you'd ever meet. Grandpa's from Orum and Grandma's from Port Tidings. They met in Elrem's berry gardens...
Stephanie proceeds to relate the story of her grandparent's meeting, dating, and getting married. By the time she's done, everyone's finished eating.
"Oops, sorry for talking the whole time. I just can't tell that story enough. So it looks like we still have a bit of daylight, what would you like to do Celeste?