"Uh, yes," he says, placing Thale's Pokeball on the counter. "Just a quick heal for my friend here."
Don't mention the Gym, you just killed her muking Cubchoo. Don't brag, don't mention it, don't brag....
"I just got him. Battled the leader for him and everything. He's a little enthusiatic in battles, but that can be trained out, right?" he says, leaning on the counter as he brags, making conversation.
Why the muk did I spill that? Needs, not wants. No more bragging. What was the name of the competitor in front of me.... Maximus? Mordimus? Mordecai? Mordecai.