Little artistic note of all things that I want to bring up on this one. The page before this was the last one I'd drawn before the whole cancer ordeal had me not drawing anything two months. When I finally got back to it, I apparently forgot what side of the bed Rain and Emily were on. As a result, they've switched. Oops? Just make up a reason for them to switch and we'll roll with that. XD
On topic, Emily's got a lot more to say, but this is already a two-pager. Much as I hated the idea of splitting any of this week's pages, it's a necessary evil sometimes if I don't wanna work myself into the ground doing a seven-pager. So, expect a lot of "multi-pager" updates this week as we finally make our way to the end of this chapter and our year. ^_^
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Snuggles. Definitely snuggles. :p
It's interesting how different Shadow Emily is from the real Emily, and how Rain is able to get through the fake persona, and see the real, vulnerable Emily Even if it is partly because of Emily's pregnancy.
"Just make up a reason for them to switch and we'll roll with that."
Clearly, Emily's side was lumpy (or something), and Rain volunteered to give up her side so Emily could sleep comfortably.
I'm not really sure how to put this, but their noses in the second strip seem especially.. nose-shaped?
I even went back a couple of other pages to compare and-- other than a little bit in the angle, I can't tell what the difference is.
I know that's kind of random, but it just popped out at me, like the noses had little dialogue boxes with high-pitched voices saying "I'm a nose!"
From the final panel of Page One onward, i was put in mind of Jo in "Cheer!"
I did a similar thing, from about 7ish to about 16 or 17. Except that fake me was probably an even shittier person than fake Emily, and I was still totally unsuccessful in protecting myself from persecution. And I think I burnt quite a few bridges in the attempt, too. And I internalised fake-me so much that to be honest, I'm still in the process of figuring out parts of my personality are part of the facade and what parts are genuinely who I am
You should know better than to encourage us to make up events concerning these two. Snuggles will always be the first conclusion.
I just found this comic two days ago and I just fell in love with it (also read all 616 pages in two days). I just wanted to tell you how amazing this comic is and how much I enjoy reading it. :D
NOW SNUGGLE, THEN KISS!
I was introduced to Rain recently and I love it. The story line and the characters are great. They have made me laugh and cry. Thank you Please keep them coming. xx
They didn't switch sides. A few days before this, Rain had to make a very difficult decision between two outfits. This decision split the timeline, and ever since then we've been following both timelines, switching between them interchangeably. They're almost entirely the same but there are some minor differences, like which sides of the bed Emily and Rain ended up on.
@Arcanist Lupus: Please tell me the snuggles are a quantum locked event in all timelines!
@Nesagsar: Of course. Only minor details are different in the two timelines, and snuggles are never minor details!
A quantum mechanics lesson in the comments section of a webcomic about a HS-aged transgirl. Whodathunkit?
I totally, TOTALLY get what Emily is talking about. It's just that in my case, I put the mask on when online for the longest period of time--few people got to see the real me, the me that is very, very vulnerable and feels almost entirely alone.
Serious talk. I'm glad they're such good friends ^_^