10 Years ago....
"Yes Birch, I know it might be dangerous.... but still, I want you to give her a Pokemon when she is older, it might make her more in control of her powers."
"Well, what were to happen if that demon came out again? Sure, we stopped it, but its dangerous still."
"I'm sure Vee will be safe, besides, I said when she gets older."
"I don't want to give her a Pokemon before she turns 16. End of story."