Based on Marvel Comics’ “SECRET INVASION” series.
Shape-shifting Skrull aliens have invaded Earth and replaced various characters in the Marvel Universe. They based their invasion on a religious prophecy that Earth belongs to the Skrull Empire.
Now, Skrulls have invaded Kanto…
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----2 Years ago---
A black haired boy with a red hat walks into Professor Oak’s lab. He wore a black shirt and a blue jacket. On his hands he wore green gloves. He was wearing blue trousers and blue running shoes.
“Why, hello Ash. What brings you to these parts? Last I heard of you, you were in
Hoenn,” said Professor Oak.
“Where are the Pokeballs?” Ash asked blankly.
“They’re right here,” Professor Oak asked. “But why would you want another one? You’ve already got Pikachu… Wait, where is Pikachu?”
Then something rather peculiar happened. Ash’s body started shaking and shrinking. He turned into a small, yellow mouse-like Pokemon.
“Pichuuuuu!” it cried and fired a jolt of electricity at the Professor, rendering him unconscious.
An orange-haired girl walked through the door, and noticed the Professor. She resembled Cerulean City’s Gym Leader, Misty.
“You have done well,” she said, looking at the Pichu. “I shall alert the Queen of your success and send an agent to replace the Professor immediately. This is the perfect way to spread Skrulls all over the continent rapidly,” She said as she glanced at the Pokeballs. “Leave the laboratory and go to Viridian Forest. There you can blend in with the Pikachu infants.”
Pan, who had just returned from Hoenn, decided to pay a visit to Professor Oak. He had black hair and has wearing a white hat. He wore a blue shirt and jeans and white running shoes. He sent out his evolved starter Pokemon, Ninjask, which he got from Professor Birch, and his trusty Empoleon. He got on Empoleon’s back and it took him to Pallet Town across the sea, where Professor Oak’s lab was. He hadn’t seen the Professor for almost 3 years.
About an hour later, he reached Pallet Town. He withdrew his Pokemon and walked towards the lab.
“Hello, Professor!” Pan said as he walked in to the lab.
“Hello, young man! Did you come here for your starter Pokemon?” asked the Professor, clearly not recognizing him.
“No, Professor. I got one 3 years ago. I wanted a Nincada, so you told me to go to Hoenn to ask Professor Birch for one, remember?” Pan said.
“Oh, right! What was your name again?”
Pan sighed. “My name is Pan, sir,” he answered. “It’s probably his age,” Pan thought. “He’s really old. I think I heard somewhere that memory’s the first thing to go. Must be why he’s losing his memory,” Pan tried to explain the Professor’s lack of memory in his head. “What a shame”, he continued thinking “He was an excellent professor. He’d always been really kind too…”
“Oh-then you have no business in my laboratory! Good-bye!” the Professor said angrily, interrupting Pan’s thoughts. Pan tried to say something, but was kicked out of the laboratory before he could say a word.
“Is it just me, or is he unusually rude?” Pan thought. “Oh well, I guess I’ll challenge the Kanto Gyms.” Pan said as he took out his Town Map. “Alright”, he thought out loud, “The Boulder Badge is in Pewter to the north. To get to Peweter City, I have to pass through Viridian Forest.”
END OF CHAPTER 1
Pan had almost made his way to Viridian Forest, when an old man stopped him.
“Where do you think you’re going, kid?” the old man asked.
“Where does it look like I’m going?” Pan answered. “To Peweter City. And, unless this map is mistaken, to go there I have to pass through Viridian Forest. So with all due respect, unless you know a better way of getting to Peweter City, please step aside, sir.”
“I wouldn’t go there if I were you. Strange things have been happening in this here forest lately,” the old man warned him with a menacing tone in his voice.
“Oh, please. What could be strange enough to keep me from the forest?”
“Oh, you’ll see…” the old man said as he stepped aside. The way he said it was so ominous, Pan thought he was probably just trying a bit too hard to scare him.
“Everything seems normal.” Pan thought as he walked through the forest. The smell of fresh air relaxed him. The trees in the forest were in leaf and lush green. He saw wild Pokemon everywhere, but nothing of interest, until he spotted a group of Pichus.
“Hey, those are quite rare,” Pan thought to himself. “I’ll see if I can catch one”.
“Go, Dash!” he said as he threw a Pokeball in the air, revealing his Linoone. Instead of staying to fight, all but one of the Pichus fled as fast as they could. “Dash, use Slash!” Pan said, and his Pokemon obeyed. Dash jumped and landed next to the Pichu and quickly slashed it with its powerful claws. What appeared to be green blood rushed down the Pichu’s cheek. “That is unusual,” Pan thought, remembering the old man’s words, “But green blood is not the strangest thing that could happen, right?”
Then all of a sudden, the Pichu grew wings and attacked with Steel Wing, which was a very unusual thing indeed. “Dash, use Pin Missile!” Pan commanded, and Dash stretched its back and launched numerous pointed hairs at the winged Pichu. Suddenly, the defending Pichu enveloped itself in darkness disappeared. Seconds later, it re-appeared behind Dash, and although it had no effect, it startled both the Pokemon and its Trainer-the Pichu had used Shadow Force, a move only Giratina could use. It took the chance and turned its arm into a wooden hammer and used Wood Hammer, nearly knocking out the Linoone.
“Dash, return!” Pan said as he withdrew his Pokemon, confirming that this was no ordinary Pichu. “Tyranos, it’s your turn!” Pan said as he released his Tyranitar from its Pokeball. “Use Hyper Beam!”
The Armor Lizard Pokemon obeyed the command and fired a powerful energy beam from its mouth, hitting the Pichu directly and leaving only a cloud of smoke and dust behind. “Stand back, Tyranos” Pan said, expecting the odd Pichu to pull off another impossible move.
The dust settled, and the Pichu was nowhere to be seen. “It must’ve taken too much damage and fled” he thought as he withdrew his Pokemon and continued towards Peweter. A few minutes later, he heard a crackling noise and turned around just in time to dodge a Thunderbolt the Pichu had aimed at him. Its face was distorted; eyes as green as emeralds, a scar on his cheek and dirt all over his tiny visage. Instinctively, he grabbed a Pokeball from his belt and released his Pokemon. “Grass Knot, Hydroblade!” he commanded instantly, and his Empoleon’s eyes became a glowing green. Pichu saw this and stopped charging electricity. He seemed to be taken by surprise when the grass around him formed a sort of rope and tied it up. “Its eyes were green” Pan noticed. “Could that have anything to do with why it didn’t continue attacking? Regardless, that Pichu is as good as mine” he thought out loud as he threw an empty Pokeball at the strange Pichu. It encompassed it in a red light then disappeared into the ball. It wobbled once… Twice…