Exiting the cinema hall, both Kotone and Silver turned on their Pokegears which was switched off earlier; due to the cinema's strict 'All Pokegears must be switched off during the film' rule.
Immediately after switching her Pokegear on, Kotone's gear rang. Checking Caller ID, Kotone noticed that the call came from Lance.
Answering the call, Kotone's voice was slightly raspy as she said: "Hello?"
"Kotone, this is Lance. I trust you have seen the Team Rocket broadcast?"
Silver could hear Lance's voice from the other line.
"Yes, we have." Kotone answered.
" 'We?' "
"Oh! Um, me and Silver were with each other when it aired." Kotone explained.
"Good, I need you and Silver to head over to the Pokémon League immediately." Lance said sternly over the phone.
"What? Right now?" Kotone blinked.
"Yes, that's right. We have issued an emergency with all the Gym Leaders and Elite four members of both sister regions, Kanto and Johto. In a time of such crisis, did you r