Stalemate resolved, red herring revealled, badge acquired. If I continue to make progress at this rate, we might be at the League by 2015.
So, yes, when I got to Dewford in-game, everyone in the town really was talking about SECRET MACHINE. For all of fifteen seconds I was convinced I was hearing something of plot significance.
I think Makuhita styling its hair to match its trainer is going to be a running thing in this comic.