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August 23rd, 2019, 9:00 am

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Because it might be an important refresher for many readers, that flashback in panel 2 comes from a little while back, after Rain haphazardly came out to Ana.
http://rainlgbt.smackjeeves.com/comics/2406018/red-alert/

And it all leads to this moment right now. It's a bold move, doing this where almost everyone can see (I'll get to that in a minute). But sometimes, changing the conversation really helps. Thing is, was it necessary? That Prom King vote seemed to be more confusing to people than it was revelatory, but might students have considered it more over time and eventually clocked Rain like she fears? Even if people brush it off in the moment, that they had to announce the results twice after a seemingly inexplicable mistake is surely going to be a big talking point on the next day of class, right? In which case, will this be enough to redirect what people really remember from this night?

As for which characters didn't see this, you might notice there are two characters missing from the lineup of onlookers on the second page: specifically Ruby and Colette. As recently as just a couple pages ago, we know they're out in the lobby right now having their own moment, whatever that may mean. I wonder. Could their absence be significant, though?

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Today is the last page of this chapter. It's been the longest one in the story thus far (I think the final count is 85 pages for just this chapter!). And along the way, there's been so many big moments for so many characters. So yeah, it's probably needless to say, but I am on hiatus as of right now.

I don't have a return date set in stone yet, as there's some stuff I want to get done during this time. And before even that, I just wanna rest for a bit. It's been my longest non-hiatus stretch to date, during one of the busiest sections of the story, while my personal life has thrown me quite a few rough curveballs lately. I think an actual break before jumping into more work will be good for me. I will absolutely keep you posted though as soon as I know when you can expect me to return to posting. ^_^


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November 19th, 2019, 10:43 pm

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August 23rd, 2019, 9:09 am

NikuComics

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IIIAAAAAAAH <3

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August 23rd, 2019, 9:29 am

DarkFlameOSecrets

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Yessssss

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August 23rd, 2019, 10:33 am

AshenOne

Everyone's reactions

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Gavin: "I won the bet!"
Ana: "I didn't thought that they would do it, but I am happy for them. Here's your five dollars, love."
Ky: "Hell yeah!"
Drew: "Wait, they are gay? That explains a lot."
Maria: "You go, girls!"
Chanel: "Aww!"
Debbie: "Oh my god! I knew Rain looked gay, but I didn't expect this!"
Farah: "Holy shit! I knew I wanted you out of the closet, but this is like blasting the closet with an orbital canon!"
The other professors: "Are they doing this to be popular?"
Randy: "Okay."
Aidyn: "Where's Cole-Are those two girls kissing?"
Devon: "Jesus, this is hot, but isn't Emily pregnant?"
Holy: "Rain gave Emily the gays!"
Rob: "Why is no one filming this?!"

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August 23rd, 2019, 11:02 pm

MildleeInterested

HA!

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@AshenOne: Nice! I think you nailed it :)

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August 23rd, 2019, 12:01 pm

Izai

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Great ending, prom was well worth the wait.

Go, rest, enjoy life, drink mojitos. Constant burn out is bad, and pretty sure we're all lookin forward to the next chapter; whenever it arrives.

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August 23rd, 2019, 12:04 pm

Zensunni

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Called it! :)

While this has the potential of backfiring by making people think about their assumptions about Emily's sexuality, the name Rain used (Ryan), and the Prom King debacle and come up with the idea that Rain is really a cross-dresser like Rudy and really a guy, which would also explain Rudy dating her briefly in many of their minds. That might lead to her needing to come out as trans to quell rumors about her being an impostor because she is living as a girl. The fact that she is taking hormones would be sufficient in most cases to show that she is not, but that wouldn't be understood by the kids. Hopefully, with the other f/f couple in the school there close by, they will be accepted as just a couple of girls dating. Emily seems to be intent on breaking down the last vestiges of her old image anyway, so she could always reveal that she has dated both boys and girls in the past...

Have a restful hiatus, until the time for rest is no longer and it is time to get some pages done so you have a good buffer! LOL! :)

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August 31st, 2019, 11:47 am

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@Zensunni: You didn’t mention the danger of someone clocking Rain as the father of Emily’s child. I forgot who it was (Holly?), but they were dangerously close to thinking of Rain as a boy because of that.

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August 23rd, 2019, 2:53 pm

J-Master

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The looks on everyone’s faces tho. That’s definitely one way to end a night.

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August 23rd, 2019, 5:22 pm

AloneTour

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Oh my goshLove it, love this page, love your whole comic OMG. ️This comic helped me a lot through difficult times

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August 23rd, 2019, 5:45 pm

angrydoritoobsession

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is there a way to rate this page 6 stars because it's exactly what i needed

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August 25th, 2019, 4:04 am

Izelle

Thank you Jocelyn

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Reminds me of something, but I don't know what. I think is was about a fallen angel...
I love how Fara looks even more surprised than everyone else. Is she afraid for Rain? As an ally, she should know that trans people can't live in fear and that... 'stealth' is not always good for you.
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Anyways, good job Jocelyn! I couldn't believe how long this chapter was either. Enjoy your time off Rain.

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August 25th, 2019, 9:12 am

Aeleyna

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That is an amazing end to a chapter! I love how everyone but Ana and Gavin are surprised lol :)

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August 26th, 2019, 10:30 am

rainbowspaceAngel

yesss!

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the joy!! it ts too much, my gay heart cant take it!!!

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August 27th, 2019, 8:59 pm

He Who Abides

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First off, KAWAI! I hope I used that right, because it's never happening again.

Secondarily, Rudy and Colette aren't there, eh? Mayhaps we should figure out a ship name for them. I propose the RMS RuLette.

Last but not least, enjoy your hiatus and get whatever rest and relaxation you need. We'll leave the light on for you.

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August 31st, 2019, 11:49 am

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@He Who Abides: Since they are Cole and Ruby (at least at the moment), I’d suggest SS Coby Rule.

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August 30th, 2019, 10:28 am

tannytheratty

Ahem... Excuse me while I just...

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August 31st, 2019, 11:42 am

someone_else

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@LittleLynn84: Congratulations!
I’m thankfully and eagerly looking forward to the next chapter.

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August 31st, 2019, 7:46 pm

He Who Abides

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@someone_else: has he said he wants to be called Cole, though? Don't get me wrong, I love the name, but I don't recall Colette actually coming up with a name for himself yet.

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October 9th, 2019, 12:57 pm

someone_else

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@He Who Abides: You are right, but they wouldn’t name their ship anyway, it’s solely a fandom thing.

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September 26th, 2019, 7:25 pm

BadUsername

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When you think that Emily is a huge ‘Female dog’ in ep 150 then this stuff happens

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