71. Just Beautiful, page posted 8/13/12

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Comment ID #225264

D: it’s true! So sad.

FairyTalegurl August 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #225265

SO CLOSE. Oh well.
But wow. Yashy must feel really confused..I feel bad for her.

Sarastic August 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #225266

YASHY`S FACES.

That is all.

Melinda August 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #225267

Awwww, that last face breaks my heart :(

End August 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #225268

Yashi has the ability to be sad? Well, I guess you learn something new every day. Well, she was going to find out eventually anyways, so it’s probably best that her ‘mom’ told her. Then again, as we can see, Lily’s also quite good at breaking bad news while remaining calm.
Either way, we can all rest assured Mikes going to wake up in a coffin. Take that as you will.
Yashi’s reaction also reminds me of the clip of Rush Limbaugh after Romney’s assistant/secretary/whatever supported socialized healthcare. Republicans are funny.

Nikita August 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #225269

Oh come on, Yashy, don’t make that face…
At least she knows now. That’s… something, I suppose. Still doesn’t make that face any less painful…

TheWorstAstronomer August 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #225270

Dat face ;3;

Vizzums August 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #225271

Poor Yashy being distraught over things that are out of control.

Xain August 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #225272

Damn Lucy you cold o3o

Kris August 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #225273

So

Much

DRAMA.

Tom-the-Foxey August 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #225274

Poor Yashy. I feel for you ;_;

UltimateZ August 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #225275

Harsh

Cyan August 13, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #225276

awww

PrettyLeia August 13, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #225277

So… Sad ;_; it made me cry

Moshilun August 13, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #225278

Oh Yashy ;_;

Futuristicrobot August 13, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #225279

poor yashi :( I hope she gets over it, but seriously, she had to find out somehow. On the plus side, she won’t make things awkward anymore by saying things like: “flea hurr hurr you owe child support”

abowde August 13, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #225280

Poor yashy. She’ll be hit by this pretty hard. I think we’re only getting started in this cycle of it. I can’t imagine what’s running through her head. I feel bad or lily too. She has to keep everything together for all of them. :/

Legion August 13, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #225281

I am sorry Yashy, Santa does not exist. I know it hurts but it’s time you knew.

Cavara August 13, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #225282

Poor yashy… it sucks when you find out about something like this…

SXR123 August 13, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #225283

Ah jeeze, who knew yashy was so invested in those two….

Order_66 August 13, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #225284

Wow Yashy is crushed.

starfighter105 August 13, 2012, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #225285

I hate how people think hiding stuff is a ligit answer. Something like this ALWAYS comes out in real life too. And the pain is just as real. Now usually your pets don’t have psychological problems because you and our best friend became like a mother and father to them, but you get the point

On a side note, Mike WAS going to apologize for being an ***, so Lily did accidentally save the day there. Now Yashy knows the truth and now Mike realizes the full scope of what he’s done so he can give a real, heartfelt apology.

Serge August 13, 2012, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #225286

I kinda knew Yashy would be heartbroken, but still, this is very sad to see her like that, with the realization that Lucy and Mike will never get together again. ._.

Now I know that the next time she sees Mike, Yashy will definitely have disdain and contempt towards him.

Nimbus26 August 13, 2012, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #225287

This is as depressing as having a loving mother tell you that she and your father are having a divorce.

Kid’s gonna have problems for life.

Irenezelle August 13, 2012, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #225288

I don’t think Yashy’s going to let this go this easily

nalem August 13, 2012, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #225289

I literally started crying when I saw yashy’s face, its good to let her know know before it goes to far, what am i saying Lucy should have told her a long time ago, but in all seriousness she’s better off knowing. :(

:) August 13, 2012, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #225290

Oh snap! The denial kicks in.

Airborn999 August 13, 2012, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #225291

Well, little green took it rather well. Or at least it’s not as bad as I thought it would be.

Commander_Zero August 13, 2012, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #225292

Now mike needs to fix 2 hearts

Sahchan August 13, 2012, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #225293

I have to say… I really don’t feel sorry for Yashi. Just never cared for her. I didn’t really like Lucy, but I did feel sorry for her when Mike went off on her, and respect her for taking the high road.

rtlstien August 13, 2012, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #225294

OW
OW, TAESHI
RIGHT IN THE FEELS ;A;

KiraDood5 August 13, 2012, 12:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #225295

Oh my gosh!

Yashi faces a dark reality!

This is Thomas the friggen tank engine!
ooooh, Mary!

Mr. Happy August 13, 2012, 12:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #225296

I wonder what’s going to happen when Yashi sees Mike again.. I hope she doesn’t do anything crazy. I feel bad for Lucy too; look at her face. She is still obviously distraught and now she has no one to cheer her up. There’s no way Yashi can continue being her happy self after hearing something like that.. D:

HimbeCat379 August 13, 2012, 12:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #225297

I usually don’t care for Yashi, but here, I just can’t help but feel bad for her. :(

Wolf Haley August 13, 2012, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #225298

I feel a bit bad for Yashi having her world crushed in an instant, and a little glad it happened because she was a jerk to mike all the time, worse than Lucy.

Anon-Anon August 13, 2012, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #225299

aw, poor Yash. She’s probably the biggest LucyxMike shipper out there. I know that feel.

Memory Anemone August 13, 2012, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #225300

Well, if you listen closely, that’s the sound of my heart shattering to a million pieces. Yashy, you poor thing.
Taeshi, you did a fantastic job on the expressions for Yashy! But- still. My heart has been broken here. ;A;

JakeStartledTheWitch August 13, 2012, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #225301

Wow, even the pets are crying now? Jeeze…
Don’t know what to really say here, the page kind of speaks for itself.
Lucy, who used to be clingy about everything, is starting to grow detached and has even gone so far as to yell at Yashy, her pets who she’s openly shown compassion for when she hides it from others.
It looks like Lucy is trying to come to terms with things and while that’s always a sign of strength, it’s never easy and the pain will flare up every now and then, but at least she isn’t letting it drag her down, I hope.
It’s only game over when you give up on yourself and it’s good to see, what I hope is her still having the will to carry on. Worst thing is to see people throw themselves away, because it’s almost like watching yourself go down. Empathy, gotta love it and no matter how hard you try to throw it out, it sticks pretty hard.

LevelUp August 13, 2012, 12:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #225302

Its in that moment that a child’s world is shattered, and a new one is to be forged. What happens next can only be guessed. If you were to find out like this, would you rebel? I think Yashy might end up either rebelling or running away. I’ve known quite a few kids whom had run away from home after learning that their parents are divorcing or the like. Perhaps she might do something rash that in retrospect attempt to make the two come back together in care for the child? I’ve seen that happen too, but more often than not, it probably won’t work. Not for a while at least. Lily is there, she can be as good as a guide as any, but Yashy probably feels betrayed. Not just by Lucy and Mike, but by Lily as well.. She knew, after all…

Lunix August 13, 2012, 12:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #225303

The tougher you act, the more you cry when something terrible happens to you. Reality bites hard huh Yashy?

Xenos August 13, 2012, 12:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #225304

Don’t cry Yashi, it’s alright.

Sophia123 August 13, 2012, 12:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #225305

It’s strange… I never thought of Yashy being so involved with Lucy and Mike’s relationship. I guess we never really got to see that side of… him/her? I forgot… :question:

I’m really not looking forward to Mike lovers turning into Lucy haters just because she wouldn’t hear him out when he decided to patch things up, though. Here’s hoping it won’t happen; I’m counting on you, BCB community!

Paash August 13, 2012, 12:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #225306

Oh Yashy… ;_;

SilviaTW August 13, 2012, 12:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #225307

Oh come on. Really? The little birds gonna cry? Is itthat bad? So he’s dating somone else. He’s gonna fall into a bad crowed in highschool because he is gonna have daddy issues. This is awesome.

Slenderman August 13, 2012, 12:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #225309

I’ve never really liked Yashy—she annoys me—but her face in the last panel…is just too cute to not feel at least a little sorry for her :(
As for Lucy, it’s going to be quite a while before she regains her full strength and happiness again, but she seems to be handling it pretty well on her own. Hopefully once all their friends find out they’ll be more occupied with trying to cheer up Lucy instead of bashing on Mike, because that will only make things worse for everyone D:

Eve August 13, 2012, 12:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #225310

and then Mike made Yashy cry. :<
Really though, she must be so confused right now….. :\
Poor thing….

and Lucy too, though I’m glad to see her being strong and getting outside to do some things…
I’d still really love to see her find her way without mike…. underneath her shell she really is such a great person…. if Mike isn’t willing to see that, that’s his own problem——- but Lucy deserves to find herself and realize that all the people who “only hung out with her because of mike” actually like her for her self after-all…..

( for those of you who haven’t seen my older comments, I have no problem with mike dating Sandy. )


edit: @Lunix has a good point…. I hope Yashy doesn’t do anything rash…. ;~;

headdesk August 13, 2012, 12:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #225311

Agreed. Yashy is such an annoying character. So insensitive to peoples feeling except Lucy of course. This group was always been harassing poor mike to the point he broke. And yes it broke hearts in the process. but both yashy and lucy deserve this due to not knowing how careless they have been to Mike. Yeah I do agree mike was a little over kill on the “I hate you lucy” part. But they need to grow on this one and there will be a lot of apologizing later to be settled on both sides or move on from each other.

Natalie345 August 13, 2012, 12:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #225312

If this is bad enough, just imagine what the rest are gonna say about Mike x.x

Otto August 13, 2012, 12:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #225313

whoa….now thats a blast from the haven’t seen in a while past

Xeyo August 13, 2012, 12:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #225314

darn it mike you even got yashy upset!!!

TheKing August 13, 2012, 12:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #225315

It was inevitable. I knew this was bound to happen ever since the halloween chapter. I’m just glad it’s finally happened. Now the real test begins: can they learn to grow up? To let go of years of uncertainty? To accept the reality? To forgive each other for when they were wrong, and find friendship again as they move towards the future?

Or will they be consumed by their own misery, anger, and mistrust, and be doomed to an unhappy, regretful life?

Kakashi August 13, 2012, 12:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #225316

Noooo! Yashy was my shining beacon of happiness in this comic! If she is sad then there can only be more sadness ahead D:

Zany August 13, 2012, 12:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #225317

Poor Yashy. :(

Danny August 13, 2012, 12:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #225318

Shy needs video game that plays onlin am I right ^_^

E August 13, 2012, 12:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #225319

Well…At least she’s honest. o.o;

Dnite August 13, 2012, 12:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #225320

Well I hoe your happy now Yashy

Firefly August 13, 2012, 12:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #225321

*hope*

Firefly August 13, 2012, 12:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #225322

MikexLucy was secretly Yashy’s OTP. She’s upset now that it’s not canon.

Riku August 13, 2012, 12:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #225323

Did’n see yashy face. Now I feel bad

E August 13, 2012, 12:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #225324

It’s Lucy’s fault for always hiding Sandy’s existence from Yashy even if Mike didn’t like to have to do that.
Bitches deserve what’s happening to them.

Mimy August 13, 2012, 12:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #225325

Taeshi? You feeling okay?

I dunno why, but I’m somewhat concerned about the dirrection the comic just went in…. ‘cause that was sad as hell.

Even if this was all planned out, it kinda makes me even more concerned about you. You alright? This was sad… probably wasn’t easy drawing it…

Need a hug? Hugs are happy good things… You should have a hug. *forced-hug*

Anonymous One August 13, 2012, 12:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #225326

The truth hurts. :(

OffTheGrid August 13, 2012, 12:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #225327

Poor thing… wish it could’ve been easier for her. (This is the most pictures of Yashi I’ve seen on one page!)

Chinatsu August 13, 2012, 12:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #225328

yashy don’t cry!!!! .___. yer gunna make me cry stawp

Hell In my Clouds August 13, 2012, 12:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #225329

uguuuuu ;_;
whyy

so sad August 13, 2012, 12:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #225330

It’s never fun when harsh reality sets in. It’s not fair is it yashy. Dammit Lucy don’t just leave yashy there!

Cyph August 13, 2012, 12:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #225331

Hahahahahaha!

Andrew Ryan August 13, 2012, 12:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #225332

It’s always the children who suffer the most, and all the double Christmases in the world never heal the heartache.

Sanitarium August 13, 2012, 1:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #225333

I don’t know about you guys but I thought that was pretty funny.

Andrew Ryan August 13, 2012, 1:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #225334

Godammit. I know it’s not Sandys fault (because she was just concerned for Mike) and I don’t wanna hate Mike, but…
I BLAME HIM FOR EVERY DAMN THING, THAT ******!
Sorry. V-V

SaphiraN August 13, 2012, 1:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #225335

I’M BATMAN

Batman August 13, 2012, 1:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #225336

Ok, yeah this scene made me want to cry ten times as much as any movie scene did. Does anyone have a problem with that?
;_;

Neospector August 13, 2012, 1:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #225338

I thought they’d get in an argument. I really hope that doesn’t happen on the next page. :unsure:

A little bird August 13, 2012, 1:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #225339

Now I have a sudden urge of hug to Yashi. Poor lil’ thing!! ;_;
She deserve it to know this. Probably not in this way, but she needed to know the true…
Maybe if Lucy would tell her from the beginning =/

Adept-eX August 13, 2012, 1:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #225340

…Taeshi.
If Lucy tries to commit suicide or Yashy does something drastic.
It had better end well.

SaphiraN August 13, 2012, 1:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #225341

THE CHAPTER WAS CALLED JUST BEAUTIFUL!

…I see no beauty in this sadness…

Sethorien August 13, 2012, 1:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #225342

Jeez…..Mike was kinds like Yashy’s pseudo-dad, so this probably hit hard.

Lunar August 13, 2012, 1:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #225343

Lucy face shows strength and growth, but those eyes show the riping shredder of pain within her :(. And poor Yashy I fee; bad, but then again it’s good that she learned about it sooner then later. I hope Mike and Lucy work their friendship out in the end though :\

random dude August 13, 2012, 1:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #225344

So I was rereading from when mike was first with sandy and Lucy pretty much already told yashy about mikes gf. I guess she forgot or she’s so used to mike and Lucy she always thought they would be together? I love the direction this comic has been going.

taNi August 13, 2012, 1:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #225345

ou…yashy

Jlaw August 13, 2012, 1:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #225346

I honestly don’t know what to feel. I don’t feel great about anyone. Mike, Lucy, (can I be brutally honest I have *never* really liked Lily, and have always hated Yashy) everyone has a big-*** flaw preventing me from really formulating an opinion. Yeah, it’s probably way too early for an apology, but I have no tact or social awareness and say he should have said something.

ugggh why are feelings about a furry comic so HARD

synthyK August 13, 2012, 1:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #225347

Welcome to drama city!
Population: You

starling August 13, 2012, 1:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #225348

This is indeed a sad page with Yashi and all but really we cant just say “MIKE MADE YASHI CRY” its not like he even did anything wrong
All hes doing is going out with a girl
And they seem to be happy together too
It just goes to show that no matter what you’re never gonna make everyone happy but you gotta do what’s right for you

V August 13, 2012, 1:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #225349

I hate to see Yashi cry! ;_; ._. Now I feel like crying! I wanna give Yashi a hug right now.

MikeHater443 August 13, 2012, 1:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #225350

Now I feel really bad about my previous comment about her beating up Mike while shouting cheater. I don’t want to see her cry… It’s just AWFUL!

Boo August 13, 2012, 1:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #225352

Mike, you broke Yashi, her feelings, her world. And most importantly her SOUL.
She’ll probably never trust anyone again. Poor girl. I want a Yashi plushie so I can hug it ;_;
@Boo, YES. Lucy should do that. For her and all of her babies!

Wolftail August 13, 2012, 1:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #225353

Aw, man…..

Don’t cry Yashy. Dx

Skygaze August 13, 2012, 1:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #225354

First I want to settle the whole gender confusion of Yashy. Yashy is female, my argument being the fact that Chirpy always calls her “mommy”.

Now for my thoughts on the comic itself.

This comic made my heart break. I found Yashy funny and childish, and a little annoying but that’s how kids are. Her expression is natural for learning something of this proportion. I don’t think it’s anyones fault, it’s simply the course of nature. I knew people who had their parents cover up the fact that they were getting a divorce until the last minute so I can’t blame Mike or Lucy for this.

Excellent comic Taeshi
Keep it up

Rae Chan August 13, 2012, 1:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #225355

it pleases me to see a young soul utterly destroyed.

people should do that to their children more often, it’ll stop them from being annoying and ignorant.

i hope more soul-crushing despair is coming up.

Thanatos August 13, 2012, 1:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #225356

YASHY NOOOOOOO

derrrr August 13, 2012, 1:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #225357

The drama on this page is over 9000!! 8-D
Ok serious now, its really sad D: ;_;

Luka August 13, 2012, 1:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #225358

awwwww poor yashy tht last panel broke my heart ;_;

also panel 4 lucy looks more mature to me…………..1 page to go 8-D

kold kagura August 13, 2012, 2:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #225359

truth hurts…

Bolverk August 13, 2012, 2:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #225360

The title of this chapter is so unfitting and sad now T~T
poor Lucy….

Tanuki Takumi August 13, 2012, 2:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #225361

Ok guys, Yashy’s heartbreak is not Mike’s fault, it’s Lucy’s.
She’s the one who wouldn’t let Mike say anything, she’s the one who tried to lie to her pets.
It’s not Mike’s fault that he couldn’t let the truth out sooner.

sribbleinc August 13, 2012, 2:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #225362

aaaaaaaawwwww poor yashy
and yay we get another page :D

Shoop-a-doop August 13, 2012, 2:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #225363

Yashy, I’m so sorry you had to find out this way :(

Subaru August 13, 2012, 2:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #225364

Uh-oh. I get the feeling that somebody elses world just got rocked.

The Almighty Twitch August 13, 2012, 2:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #225365

I’m really Shocked

NirvaNOX182 August 13, 2012, 2:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #225366

Oh no ;A;

gaeasshipsterchingchong August 13, 2012, 2:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #225367

SPOILER ALERT
Paulo overdoses on drugs.
****** comes back and kills Abbey and Daisy.
Mike gets hit by a car.
And Lucy commits suicide (by jumping off the school roof).

Andrew Ryan August 13, 2012, 2:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #225368

The little Green duck is going to go all Predator on mike now I bet

SteelWings August 13, 2012, 3:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #225369

PAuvre Yashy elle a du briser pour son couple mikexlucy ! :( Car lucy est timide elle s’enerve contre sandy :D >< ALLEZ LUCY TUE LA XD !! pour mike+lucy= amoureux !! XD :unsure:+ Mad Lucy= :love:

Tassiana August 13, 2012, 3:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #225370

Awww :’( why….? I cried when i read the last few chapters… I feel like I can really relate to lucy because its soooomewhat my life story so far. Id be crushed if that ONE person left. I can’t show emotions or affection to many ppl… and I feel that’s like Lucy. I’d be lost…

Female Spartan August 13, 2012, 3:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #225371

:IMPOSIBURU:

Wow, I can taste yashy’s wangst.

Rusco Istar August 13, 2012, 3:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #225372

just beautiful hmm this is definitely not the way i expected things to go i think i need to learn how to expect the unexpected cause that’s what i always get from this comic it always makes me want to see what happens next even it will probably make me cry ._. ;_;. Well yashy welcome to the pit of despair and depression that is currently lucy’s life. hopefully you won’t have to stay in it too long and maybe on your way out of that pit you can take lucy with you. someone or something needs to cheer those 2 up.

supertails19 August 13, 2012, 3:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #225373

@SaphiaN
They are both at fault really
Lucy for being such a jerk to Mike,
And Mike for being such an *** to Lucy in the last couple chapters.
Although Lucy’s jerkiness is just a way of showing affection for her…
And Mike is understandably upset after years of abuse.
But they are both at fault for something that has gone very bad.

Order_66 August 13, 2012, 3:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #225374

A divorce always hits the kids the worst.

Migrant is no longer BCI August 13, 2012, 3:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #225375

Now we will see yashi having a hissy fit tantrum

Mr. Happy August 13, 2012, 3:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #225376

Yashi? Crying?
If that happens one of the following is true:
1. the galaxy is imploding
2. someone dumped 3 trucks of onion nearby
3. something really bad happened. _REALLY_

Tudor August 13, 2012, 3:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #225377

Ha ha!

Shattered childhoods!

Jake August 13, 2012, 4:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #225378

Wow, not to much Mike hate… good. I finally feel like the BCB community is accepting that everyone is at fault here. You can tell Mike regrets what he did and you can tell that Lucy is moving on, and if they can both complete their character arcs then this just might be a happy ending for all.

JimmyNoir0 August 13, 2012, 4:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #225379

clever…
all the mike hate gets neutralized when you start making lucy do hateful things too, daisy-chaining the teenaged angst and bitterness from one sap to the next…

xain August 13, 2012, 4:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #225380

I have to say I’m appreciative of the fact that Yashy and Lily are getting a bit more screentime and attention as characters and not just ‘side-props’ to the big show. I can appreciate that they’re ‘pets’, so to speak, but it’s hard to be empathetic or feel anything at all when Yashy is a character who I almost never see and exists almost in isolation. I can feel more for Lily, even attempt to understand or see things from her perspective, but Yashy is and has been a mystery to me. And not in the way that Augustus is, somewhat intentionally so. I feel like I know so little about Yashy, other than the fact it’s a brat, that it’s impossible to try and sympathize or see it’s point of view. For me, even a character like Jordan (did I remember it right? That one with the goggles that David kidnapped) can be understood a bit more. Anyway, I suppose the main point is that Yashy’s reaction is somewhat justified, but hard to understand, as there’s just so little that we know about it or it’s personality.

Yuki August 13, 2012, 4:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #225381

the quality is always improving, so as the history, thanks a bunch XD, poor yoshi, i hope he can throw a rock to mike jajajja

Knight-K August 13, 2012, 4:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #225382

Why and how did lily grow a moustache?

Wubster August 13, 2012, 4:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #225383

@Wubster I think you need to either scroll up, down or clean your display to remove the spot of dirt your looking at. Where exactly is this mustache you see?

Cyph August 13, 2012, 5:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #225384

The next chapter is Yashy on a mission to violently murder Mike.

JimmyP424 August 13, 2012, 5:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #225385

Eyes Wide Open by Gotye started playing as I read this (so this is the end of the story/ eveything we had, everything we did/ is buried in dust/ and this dust is all that’s left of us). Too sad and fitting. T_T The end of such a long lasting friendship (no matter when it started going downhill) is still sad!

Poor Yashy (maybe you’ll mature/ be a little less tactless? ^o^;)

Shi-chan August 13, 2012, 5:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #225386

*Ugh*

My heart…

Ditto August 13, 2012, 6:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #225387

YASHY IM SO SORRY WAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

LAZYACOUNT August 13, 2012, 6:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #225389

Yashi is just like a child caught in a divorce, not understanding and having no control over the situation they freak out.
Almost cried reading this, I feel so bad for him.

Suzume August 13, 2012, 7:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #225390

You can only keep up a lie for so long. It’s about time Yashy found out the truth, instead of what they always pretended. It’s unfortunate it had to come at such a cost, but it wasn’t always going to be unavoidable. I think now that Yashy knows and Lucy can fully admit this not only to herself, Lucy can finally get it together and move on to brighter days.
Stand strong girl. It’s gonna get better.

Dreamsofcrows August 13, 2012, 7:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #225391

Aww… Yashy just seems so confused..

DezRaffy August 13, 2012, 7:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #225392

This comic is getting despressing :s

Kibble August 13, 2012, 7:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #225393

Aw, poor yashy!
Still, better for it to come form Lucy, like I said before.

Blossom August 13, 2012, 8:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #225394

Why did it have to be this way…? ._.

Personally I DO NOT hate Mike, as much as I want to deny it, I would have undoubtedly done the same if I were in his shoes, Lucy really did not treat him well, however, what I find sad, is that when she was genuinly trying to patch things up between them, she was too late, and all this happens, but that doesn’t make it any easier for Lucy, and to the greater extent Yashy, Yashy was only just informed of all of this, AND WHAT ABOUT CHIRPY??? :question:

Doodlebug August 13, 2012, 8:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #225395

All these feels, I can’t even handle them

Feel Guy August 13, 2012, 8:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #225397

Yashy…T_T

Feel so bad for her right now…her world truly is shattered.

Chocothunda August 13, 2012, 8:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #225398

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a page with so few noses

Huh? August 13, 2012, 8:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #225399

I admit she needed to know the truth, However; I wish Lucy would take it easy on her at the same time. She doesn’t know the whole situation of why and how it happened.
Mike is like her father (in a way), and Lucy her mom to Yashy. So of course she’s gonna cry about it, but Lucy didn’t need to explode the harsh reality at her all of the sudden when Yashy is just trying to cheer her up and all.
All I can say is, poor Yashy…

KitKatMuffin August 13, 2012, 8:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #225400

I know that I should be sad, but all I’m really thinking is “Finally!”

Is that bad?

Hal August 13, 2012, 9:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #225401

And so Yashy’s would crumbles, if only Lucy could break the news with Mike at a more mutually calm moment. Well its not always that perfect moment. Lily doesn’t look like she is shaking her head, but I know she ‘s telling Yashy that Lucy speaks the truth. A sad ending for this chapter comes soon.

Starkeyblade August 13, 2012, 9:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #225402

Heart-break ;-;

Premium Giraffeberries :D August 13, 2012, 9:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #225403

@Hal
Nah, I think the same way. Finally is right. Yashi’s always been an oblivious super-pain over this sticking point so I’m glad she’s finally getting smacked with it.

Also, Yashi’s head looks like a near-featureless bean. So dumb. I also kind of wish there wasn’t such strict adherence to the “all depressed characters have a shadow over their face and missing eyes” trope that’s pulled from anime. Baby steps I guess…

Booka August 13, 2012, 9:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #225404

Still went cleaner than mai parents divorce

Nameless August 13, 2012, 10:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #225405

Poor yashy there are no words are needed ;_;

Midstrike August 13, 2012, 10:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #225406

;-;

Poor Yashi.

FattyMario August 13, 2012, 10:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #225407

Yashy’s reaction is much more Lucy’s fault than Mike. He wanted to tell Yashy a loooong time ago.

Lycan2 August 13, 2012, 11:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #225408

Just a joke:
I can almost hear the Darth Vader line; NOOOOOOO!!!!!!

Sam August 13, 2012, 12:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #225409

The timebomb had settled up…

Bomb August 13, 2012, 12:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #225410

Aww, that’s so sad. :(

I hope things get better for Lucy, but I really want to see how this progresses!

Sheridan August 13, 2012, 12:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #225411

I used to understand Mike slightly. Just slightly. But now, after that last Yashi, I hate Mike so much. I hope Lucy has realized, in this moment, how horribly jerky Mike has been and begins to just flat out despise him, rather than feeling bad. I would, at this point. 8-) x Mad Lucy all the way.

Masonery August 13, 2012, 12:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #225412

A necessary lesson for Yashy. Sometimes the truth stings.

Iris August 13, 2012, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #225413

Yashy!! LET ME HUG YOU!

Raylene August 13, 2012, 1:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #225414

The angst is like a virus. It spreads so quickly.

nAar August 13, 2012, 1:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #225415

Poor yashy. Her whole life just fell apart. Lucy could have been gentle on her. She was confused and didn’t know what was going on. She did not need this.

Who? August 13, 2012, 1:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #225416

I…legitimately just cried a little. The look on Yashy’s face is that of pure heart-break and confusion. It’s so terrible she had to fid out like this…

Oh Yashy. Everything’ll be okay, little one. :

Yaschiri August 13, 2012, 1:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #225417

POOR YASHI!!!!! THIS CANT BE TRUE! He…. ._.

BSCBMFTW August 13, 2012, 2:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #225418

Normally, I’m not one to comment on any of the webcomics I read, so I’m just another silent reader. But not today. I feel bad reading the latest pages of this arc, then I scroll down and see that picture the cat, (that I all honesty kind of scares me) and I smile a bit cuz I still find it funny and odd.
Well, anyways. Keep up the fantastic work!!

Astar Lynn August 13, 2012, 2:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #225419

You make me tear up with Each of these pages ;_;
its so sad, but i like it because..it cant end like this!…can it? :question:

ChimeraDitto August 13, 2012, 2:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #225420

Yashi’s pain is delicious, I’ve always hated her

G.A. August 13, 2012, 2:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #225421

Nice try on perspective change there Vero, first panel? Yeah keep trying that, it’s good to see different perspective changes. ;)

Anon August 13, 2012, 2:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #225422

Geez. It’s a good thing that Yashy finally knows, but still. That’s sad.

Turbocharge August 13, 2012, 3:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #225423

At least she didn’t say that she isn’t her mom.
Also… YASHY IS A GIRL?!?! o.o

MURDER_Kitty August 13, 2012, 4:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #225424

It’s like Yashy just lost her dad. All her life, Lucy has been the mom and Mike the dad. She just learned the person who she considered a ‘father figure’ just isn’t there anymore. Now she sees a disappointed mom and Lily isn’t exactly helping. I wouldn’t be surprised if she tried to run away and Lily had to go find her.

Ruby August 13, 2012, 4:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #225425

Lucy just officially closed off all relations with Mike. The only ones who still believed those two had a thing would be, well, Lucy’s pets. All form of their relationship have been destroyed, apparently. Wow. Yashy’s life must have just crumbled.

Odot August 13, 2012, 5:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #225426

Oh Gods, I’m seeing Yashi now as a little kid who only NOW just realized her parents have already been divorced for some time….. :(

Ud the Imp August 13, 2012, 5:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #225427

If you listen to a rather new song in the US, ” Too Close ” by a guy named Alex Clare, it fits Lucy and Michael.

But, poor Yashy. She does always joke with Mike and Lucy, but I bet it IS heartbreaking to know you hadn’t known the truth all along. Same with Mike, how he loved Lucy and she loved him aswell, but couldn’t tell him or herself that..

Eager for Wednesday.

LampShade August 13, 2012, 5:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #225428

THAT FACE ;_; my heart is breaking!!!

Airisa August 13, 2012, 5:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #225430

OH MY GOD. HERE COME THE TEARS.

I shall go weep in a corner now. That’s so sad. That’s just so, so sad.

Tickle Monster August 13, 2012, 7:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #225431

Hopefully Yashy doesn’t take this out on Blur…

Knuc August 13, 2012, 7:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #225432

Poor Yashi >.>

Echo August 13, 2012, 7:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #225433

Yashi expressions
First laughter cause them not being together is ridiculous XD
Then like ok this joke has gone far enough :/
Then worry cause this is going a bit too far :unsure:
Then realization that its not a joke 8-D
Then confusion. Why not? :question:
Denial D:
SADNESSS ._. ;_;
What should come next is anger Mad Lucy Furious Abbey

L.R August 13, 2012, 7:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #225436

Welp. Poor Yashy though. But Lucy should have told her sooner, instead of letting her find out this way…

Kristy August 13, 2012, 8:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #225437

i think yashi will undergo a rather deep personality change…

Zarylo August 13, 2012, 8:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #225439

THESE FEELS. YASHYYYYYYY. WHY DO YOU HAVE TO MAKE THOSE FACES. T-T

Rubydog August 13, 2012, 8:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #225441

lol’d
suck it yashy

lynch226 August 13, 2012, 9:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #225442

Oh, God…./ watching Yashi in so much pain is almost worse than Lucy’s!!!
Don’t cry, little Yashi… Don’t cry… ;_;

Umbreon August 13, 2012, 10:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #225443

Wow, poor Yahy. You know, I don’t think Lucy kept it from her in hopes of getting together with Mike. No, she kept this truth from Yashy to keep Yashy happy. Right now, Lucy is still very, well, BROKEN, and her hopes of Mike working together with her to keep Yashy happy were crushed. To Yashy, she is seeing her family fall apart and I wouldn’t be surprised if she ran to Mike and demanded answers. And, for her sake, I hope Mike will be a lease civil with her.

Anagha August 13, 2012, 10:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #225444

@Booka

I like you, you sound like a smart person.

Hal August 13, 2012, 10:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #225445

So much angst and mind rape!!!!!!! Still very interesting but seriously if TTGL was rule of cool the series this would be angst the series… Which I would watch because it’s still so interesting.

Cloy552 August 13, 2012, 10:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #225446

I repeat: It’s never a good idea to leave your “kids” in the dark about things like this… *Sigh*

Jessica U. Ingmann August 13, 2012, 10:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #225448

Yashi’s expreshions. Her whole world has just been warped. Ironicly this chapter made me think of that song he loves me he loves u not. Some one make a video of that on youtube please

JustSomeCritic August 13, 2012, 11:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #225449

Jesus….This is one of the saddest times in a webcomic i’ve seen. Ever. Brings a tear to me eye :’

Italo August 14, 2012, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #225450

Finally. I was wondering how long she was gonna lead Yash’ on. I know it sounds like a bad thing to say, but honestly, even before all this drama started he was under delusions. It’s really Lucy’s fault that this ended on such a sour note. Think about it, if she would have told him a ways back that she and Mike weren’t together, it would’ve been a tense moment, sure, but it wouldn’t have been this bad.

Also, this really shows how freaking much Yash’ has taken to Mike. He’s cracked on Mike, made jokes, and all around kinda hated on him. But the total feeling of his reality crashing down like this just shows how much he actually likes him. Or, ‘liked’ him. depending on how this plays out.

Edit: *sigh* Yash’ is a she, and I’m too tired for this.

SuperGnome August 14, 2012, 12:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #225451

Ouch, here comes the breakdown.

Flyboy August 14, 2012, 12:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #225452

I guess now Yashi is going to run off into the snow, making a cliffhanger and posing more questions than answers.

Levy August 14, 2012, 1:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #225454

im a soulless monster.
i am LAUGHING at that little green demon. AHAHAH.
i hated his b***** attitude… 8-D

Meh August 14, 2012, 3:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #225456

Lucy, plain to see you need some therapy.

Sarge August 14, 2012, 4:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #225457

So what, she’s like a Yoshi, right? xp

toast August 14, 2012, 4:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #225458

holy-…… :unsure:

catman August 14, 2012, 5:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #225459

Poor Yashy.

Megadude August 14, 2012, 6:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #225460

I DON’T LIKE SEEING YASHI SAD ._.

DrNazus August 14, 2012, 6:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #225461

Omg Yashi’s always been my favorite since day 1 T_T

Actually, though, I think that Yashi needed to hear that. Also, the artwork here is soooooooooooooooo amazing!

kuribohkun August 14, 2012, 6:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #225462

;A; Yashy, please don’t cry!

Samantha. August 14, 2012, 8:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #225463

@thanatos: your parents didn’t hug you enough did they?

Kai the koi August 14, 2012, 9:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #225465

I NEVER LIKED YASHI ANYWAYS XD

totalasshole August 14, 2012, 10:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #225466

didn’t yashy find out lucy was taken in chapter 20?

Rachel Peculiar August 14, 2012, 11:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #225468

Oh man, drama :O I’m seriously hoping Blur will be there for Yashy, I sense a friendship (possibly more?) between them, and maybe Yashy will be able to get past this :( On a more sad note, I seriously hope this doesn’t create a fissure between Lucy and Yashy, although that may be a real possibility. Oh Taeshi, what do you have in store for us now?

Edit: Maybe I’m reading to far into things, but Yashy has the same eye color as Lucy and Blur has the same eye colour as mike. Could it be that they sort of represent Lucy and Mike, personality wise?

iluvsushi August 14, 2012, 1:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #225470

Come on , Yashy , ur makin’ me cry too …All because that Sandy was born … I want Sandy to die with her mother and then Mike to come to Lucy and beg her to be his girlfriend and then Lucy just goes inside and eats cockie’s with tea … And mike kill’s himself :3 (But no …If Mike kill’s himself then Lucy cant be with him ….I’m LucyxMike fan forevaaa…) Sorry Yashy … ._.

HuggyBuggy August 14, 2012, 3:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #225471

Teashi why you do this to my heart? i feel like it’s been twisted up and wringed out like a wet towel ;3;

Dama August 14, 2012, 4:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #225472

Yashy knows… Not good…

Wow August 14, 2012, 4:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #225473

Just read from the beginning till now. Took the whole day but it was worth it, amazing comic, cant wait to see what the future holds.

ComicGuy August 14, 2012, 5:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #225474

aww i would really hate to be in yashy’s place. poor yashy

Rave August 14, 2012, 7:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #225476

It’s always good to see Yashy playing out Lucy’s Id, Behaving as she won’t allow herself to in the situations she has to deal with.

BeagleRock August 14, 2012, 10:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #225613

Wellll no would bean exelent time for a comic releif character. David here boy

Blargh August 16, 2012, 12:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #225614

Tour his world appart

lov/hurt/hate August 16, 2012, 12:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #225630

:(Poor yashy lucky didn’t have to be so cold

Danny August 16, 2012, 1:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #225638

Last panel.
Of all the faces of anguish, that one will hold a special place in my heart XD

TheLaughingBangaa August 16, 2012, 6:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #226620

This hurts the most… I cant read anymore of Yashy’s heartbreak. ;_;

Moki August 30, 2012, 4:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #227013

I hate to say this but is about time Yashy and Chirppy learned the truth.

Someone September 2, 2012, 5:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #231650

Ooh and now they’ve gone and hurt flea. GIVE ME SOMETHING TO SMASH. **** DIS ****.

Rylan October 21, 2012, 2:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #237294

I can’t feel sorry for Lucy yet. Years of abuse have a way of coming back at you. Yeah she apologized but things can’t just be fixed with a sorry, no matter how sincere. She needs to give it time and stop being so dependent and do something for herself for once and stop thinking that everyone has to be her friend.

Leprokan January 24, 2013, 1:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #243380

Oh my goodness, Yashy’s reaction… it just broke my heart… very moving.

ChibiTora18 April 18, 2013, 1:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #284567

poor guy & **** YOU LUCY

TemplarArchon_Hunter July 29, 2014, 1:09 AM EST.

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