It had been many years since he had travelled through Kanto, although he had spent so much time just west of the region. Since his official return to business, he had spent most of his time in Johto, being as that was where his executives had rebuilt the business. However, there were still a number of assets to his business that remained in Kanto. He had to rebuild the Kanto branch.
Viridian city was his home. The gym may not have been his any longer, but his manor was. Situated somewhere near, but concealed by the forest. And so that is where he was, within the forest, some distance away, accompanied by two other men, likely grunts from his organization. They spoke softly, in hushed tones, likely impossible to make out what they were saying.