Trainer Ruby must battle his scariest opponent yet—his father! Meanwhile, Sapphire is having trouble getting in her quota of Gym battles. One Gym Leader wants to just hand her a badge without a proper fight, and another has been…kidnapped?! Behind the scenes, it looks like Team Magma, with a little help from Team Aqua, might be the reason Ruby and Sapphire are on a losing streak!
Collects the original Pokémon Adventures volumes 16, 17 & 18!