Pokémon Reset Bloodlines - Gary Interlude II
A harsh defeat has completely crushed Gary Oak's spirits. Determined to recover from it, he swallows his pride and decides to seek help with a certain veteran trainer-turned-novelist, whom he believes might help him find what he lacks to become a better trainer.
Part of the Pokémon Reset Bloodlines universe. Knowledge of the main story is highly recommended up to Chapter 31 for the first part, and up to the Indigo League arc for the second.