I remember climbing Mt. Silver and having to take an HM slave with me that first time. It actually wasn't as annoying as it could have been, since I had a level 100 Arceus with me that I used against Red. I guess other people thought that having to take an HM slave was murder, though :xThought of another one, I hate how I need an HM Slave with me to get to fight Red. I beat him once and never felt the urge to again because of this.
That comparison was actually pretty funny. Well, at least I thought it was. I still don't see the problem with Ethan's design, though. I've never much cared for his design, but I've never been one to "hate" on him, either. I just think he's an average character with an average design.This will explain all: