"Oh, I'd planned on a trip to the pokemon centre on the way to supplies." Ken smiled, tapping his Aron's head as he continued to carry him. "It won't take long away from the trip, and I know Viktor here would like to get these wounds gone."
"Aaaaaron." The Aron nodded contentedly at Ken's tapping.
"So let's go there first. Thanks for the company, though - it's good to have someone to talk to."