"H-Hey! That's not true," Cabot insisted. "You're a really nice Pokémon and everyone is really happy to have you on the team. People wouldn't think that if you were just some nobody, would they? Especially after organizing such a great party."
Icetales flashed a small smile. "Yes, well, I... I only wished for folks to have a pleasant time, at least for once in their lives. Some of them had it rough, so I... wished to lighten the load, if only for one day."
He purposely left aside the fact that he overexerted himself to accomplish that task, but the happiness in his comrades was well worth the sacrifice, he told to himself.
"I can't say I know what it's like for you back home, since I'm not a noble and don't have any siblings, but at least I sorta know what it's like to have your parents expect things from you that you don't want."
Icetales perked up at hearing that last sentence and leaned forward. "Oh? Care to enlighten me about that?" He waved a paw. "If... thou dost not mind that, of course. I am not forcing thee."