74. Curtain Call, page posted 2/18/13

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Curtain Call — Page 4
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Veronica’s Commentary

I like this page, it’s very browney.

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133 Reader Comments On This Page

Comment ID #238974

Tell her, Paulo! Tell her! FOR THE LOVE OF EVERYTHING, TELL HER :love:

Also, I’m surprised Sue let him back, actually. She just thrashed McCain into a rabid foam, and scared the **** outta Mike. Maybe walking away from the stage let her cool off a bit.

Someone February 18, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #238975

So Lucy is here? Then who is missing? Still think that something’s going to happen to ruin the play. For example, Paulo is going to run in right before Lucy has to go on stage. Then, Lucy will be mad and yell at Paulo and right before she has to go, he’ll say, “Lucy, I think I love you.” And then Lucy will run out on stage. And Lucy will act normally for about five seconds and then she’ll realize what Paulo just said. Then she’ll probably freeze where she is and, if she’s really depressed, she might break down and cry. That would be interesting.

Nikita February 18, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #238976

ohhh ohhhhhh

Also Sue looks very pretty here aaa. wow what a cutie.

ok February 18, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #238977

So Mike, Lucy, and Sue are part of the Drama Club… definitely makes sense. I have a feeling that Sue might regret this decision one way or another. Oh, so Amaya is the girl that is missing. Paulo say what you want to say and let Lucy get on with this play… you can hug her another day.

supertails19 February 18, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #238978

I bet you didn’t expect that!

Skitcy February 18, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #238979

Ohhh here it comes. Totally gonna make the play go haywire, but for drama’s sake I can dig it.

Edit: you know? Now that I think of it, One of three things is gonna happen, the first, and easiest, would be Paulo walking in unimpeded any further and confessing to Lucy, two, Paulo walks in and tries to tell Lucy but either she won’t talk to him for what ever reason, or her part gets called. Or three, she’s with final fantasy cat. (I find two to be more likely than the others, and three is just a throwback past a monkey’s balls to an elephant’s ***, but hey, it could happen)

Edit#2: Nikita! You have failed! No soup for you!

Legion February 18, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #238980

go for it, paulo..!

mint February 18, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #238981

here is comes~ eeeeeeeeeeee~XD

Lolly February 18, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #238982

Oh wow, this could get interesting

King Double Ceramic Knife February 18, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #238983

Paulo. Don’t you know you’re supposed to invoke emotional drama AFTER the show? Plus if you kiss her she’s gonna forget her lines. Then Sue wil hate you and you’ll all die.

Yana February 18, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #238984

his face is so cute!

Aether February 18, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #238985

ohmygodohmygodohmygodohmygodohmygodohmygodohmygod he’s going to tell Lucy how he feels then shes gonna feel bad in a wierd way and wreck the playyyyyy I cant wait until Wednesdayyy

Bittersweet_PauloxLucy February 18, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #238986

Incoming breakdown during play in 5… 4…

Donny February 18, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #238987

Wow. that was earlier then expected. Looks like Paulo is more serious then I thought.

Blaze33405 February 18, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #238988

Ah, so she is here, which raises two questions: who was missing, and how is Mike going to react to being on stage with Lucy? :x

Ember February 18, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #238989

FINALLY!!! -FLAILS- :love:
Or, ya know, something will probably get in the way.

Order_66 February 18, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #238990

Also, I just got done convincing my friend to ready this comic. She is so excited, she loves stories like this. And also Australians.

Yana February 18, 2013, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #238991

NOOO Paulo, now is NOT the time. THINK before you ACT!

Dracain February 18, 2013, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #238992

Eeeeeek yay omg <—— I’m a 17 year old guy

Stephano February 18, 2013, 12:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #238993

“Hey Lucy, would you give this note to Daisy?”
This would kill me.

“Lucy, I lo- OH DEAR GOD SHE HUNG HERSELF”
I don’t want her to die, this just sounds like a good twist still.

No matter what, go Paulo! Can’t wait till the next update.

Telta February 18, 2013, 12:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #238994

PAULO PAULO PAULO PAULO!

…. My trolling senses are tingling …. oh gosh, taeshi is about to bomb us with something….

Also, Brown is the new realism remember?

Red_Fezz February 18, 2013, 12:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #238995

I’m pretty sure this won’t go as planned. Not even close. Hoo boy it’s gonna be a train wreck.

Stoker February 18, 2013, 12:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #238996

Will she keep her act together for the play?!? D:

Nyan cat LAWLZ February 18, 2013, 12:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #238997

Indeed, so browney that I feel like having a Caramel Frappucino from Starbucks :B and well this means that Lucy is in time for the play and will not appear in the very last moment just seconds before Sue suffers an attack..But knowing Taeshi, I get the feeling that maybe she won’t be there xD?

KarmaKitty February 18, 2013, 12:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #238998

@Someone: Sue doesn’t see Paulo as a threat to her play and he didn’t add on to her stress… yet.

@Legion: Nikita did pretty good today so don’t be mean. Also, I vote for: Lucy isn’t ready for a relationship with Paulo at the moment, maybe later?

@Legion(2): Oh okay. I have to learn to tell when people are not being serious :(.

@Everyone: What is making everybody think that Lucy is going to mess up the play? The way I see it everything is going as planned ;).

supertails19 February 18, 2013, 12:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #238999

When paulo tells Lucy she is either going to:
a. Say it’s kind of obvious and she doesn’t have feelings back
a2. Say its kind of obvious and she does have feelings back
b. slap him
c. MIKE COME INTO PLAY

Well I had other ideas but i’ve already forgotten them.

I really like the small lip line on Sue in panel 5!

Rioo February 18, 2013, 12:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #239000

Well this probably can’t end well :

Anon-Anon February 18, 2013, 12:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #239001

@supertails19 I’m just playing around :) no harm meant bro.

(2) @supertails19 hm. Good one. That certainly is a possibility. That’s probably just as likely as Paulo getting cut off before he can tell her, if not more likely.

Legion February 18, 2013, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #239002

This’ll be interesting…

Yxela007 February 18, 2013, 12:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #239003

NO, PAULO! NO! Thsi is a bad time to tell someone you like them, or to confront/question them about their unusual behavior! D: D:

Subaru February 18, 2013, 12:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #239004

Oh come on, this is BCB. EVERYONE is in the Drama Club, even if they don’t want to be.

Titanium Dragon February 18, 2013, 12:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #239006

@Someone: I agree completely, shouldn’t Sue be furious and throttle Paulo? She’d be terrified that he’d “sabotage” Lucy’s performance or something! Britain suffered 60,000 casualties on the first day of the battle of the Somme. As an aside, I am thrilled Paulo is finally going to confess to Lucy! I just hope it doesn’t distract her from her performance…

Comrade February 18, 2013, 12:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #239007

Very brown indeed. “Of all the Charlie Browns in the world, you’re the Charlie Browniest.”

Insanity_Prevails February 18, 2013, 12:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #239008

@Titanium Dragon This is true and made me laugh.

Also, this makes me wonder when exactly this is taking place. School doesn’t need to be in session for the play to be shown, right? If not, we may have skipped a couple of days and that makes me wonder why Paulo has waited until now to say something to Lucy.

Also, he doesn’t have to be going to see her to confess his love. He could be, instead, just seeing if she’s okay. Although now that I think about it, he doesn’t seem to understand how badly she’s been hurt by everything, so telling her something about how dearly he cares and such may not seem like a bad idea on an extreme level. I.e. It may be bad because it could make Lucy nervous on-stage/just an inaproprriate time to confess such a thing VS the fact that Lucy is in a world of hurt and trouble right now, so something like this could set her off.

….stuff and thiiings~

Yaschiri February 18, 2013, 12:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #239009

omg omg omg omg omg omg omg omg omg
anwark moment Incomiiiing!

HybridOtho February 18, 2013, 12:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #239010

Tell her Paulo! You can do it! :love:

Marissa February 18, 2013, 1:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #239011

[Shouting] HEAVY DRAMA INBOUND!!!!

foolishprototype001 February 18, 2013, 1:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #239012

Drama in the drama club in 3… 2… 1…

Rusco Istar February 18, 2013, 1:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #239013

Well Hello to you two sue damn, soo lcuy is there and we will finaly see paulo confess his love, let’s see if she excepts it or she reject him, and I don’t think he can take ANOTHER rejection after all he’s ben through


Todays song, “waiting out side the lines” by grace chance

lov/hate/hurt February 18, 2013, 1:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #239014

@Ember: The emoticon you picked might be the answer to your first question and the second one we will know soon enough :x.

@Stephano: Thanks for sharing, but i’m not sure how that relates to this comic :|.

@Telta: My response to the first one was: Not going to happen :nope:. My response to your second scenario was: NO! ;_; followed by a quick trip to the archives(I picked a chapter) and found this page: http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c54/p2.html Paulo: “Have fun in your pretentious fairyland!” Well this makes me question why Sue didn’t yell at him today :question:?

@Titanium Dragon: That is why Sue let Paulo pass 8-). As Lucy has demonstrated in the past: Somebody can be sick in BCB and still be part of the drama club kind of hard to avoid. Jasmine learned this lesson the hard way. Wait, what about Flower Girl #^_^#? Has she been introduced to the Drama Club yet?

@Yaschiri: Paulo doesn’t have to confess to Lucy, but he WANTS to confess to Lucy. His feels, they need to be shared even if he has to yell out “I love you Lucy” during the play. Oh yeah, I can see lover boy doing something like that 8-).

Okay back to serious business.
Paulo has no idea of the damage he did to Lucy in Back and Forth. He was getting along fine with Lucy until he slept with Jessica and then Rachel. Well that was a nice way to wreck a trust that took a few years to build :/. Lucy could still be friends with Paulo but trusting him to be faithful in a relationship is going to be a bit difficult. It is still possible but it will take some time… unless Lucy had some sort of epiphany on the roof top, then the possibilities are endless.

A Roof top, trust, and Endless Possibilities… anybody else thinking of Sonic Unleashed right now?

@love/hate/hurt: Lucy rejecting Paulo seems likely but it is up to her to decide. Lucy shall choose her future. If only the was a way for the main cast to be happy with who they want to be with… without the use of a cloning machine -_-.

supertails19 February 18, 2013, 1:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #239015

Sue has replaced Mike as Captain Oblivious. About Lucy, not about Paulo. Why do I picture not crying but sitting looking at the ground with a sad expression on her face. Poor Lucy, please Mike go apologize to her.

@supertails19
I am not jumping ships :/ I really just want Lucy to be happy IN THE LONG RUN. I don’t really know if Paulo can do that for her. Maybe I am just holding on to Volume 1 Mike too long and he is gone forever… Right now I just really want to see her smile and get a hug from someone who loves her.
She deserves love. I just hope she isn’t crippled by Mike that she doesn’t think she does.
I really feel like she will push Paulo away not because she doesn’t want a boyfriend or someone to love her. I really feel maybe because of Mike she doesn’t she deserves love. If she only is source of someone she love’s problems, how will she be to those she doesn’t love? I think she thinks that she causes everyone’s problem and pain. How do you think someone is suppose to cope with that?

@Supertails19
You said you started reading my fanfiction and found my points of view on the characters interesting. I am really curious to how far you got and what you think of it.

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone February 18, 2013, 1:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #239016

I’m thrilled that Sue’s back on the scene. She’s such a classy girl, just following her passion and staying above the fray. I hope she sticks around after the play’s over. She’s worth the extra attention. :love:

Solvek February 18, 2013, 1:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #239017

Also like I said in the last page, DOWN IN ****ING FLAMES

lov/hate/hurt February 18, 2013, 1:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #239018

One word of advice: don’t fumble, Paulo.
I wonder what kind of mood Lucy is going to be in when Paulo walks in. Heck, he might even walk in on her while she’s practicing her singing for the play. Wouldn’t that be something?
Paulo’s windows of opportunity are going to be sweet and short I am thinking. Once he get’s the chance or finds the moment he should take it, instead of letting it pass by sitting around going, “er, I, um, well you see”. Because Lucy might just bowl him over if he hesitates, especially with the play going on. In addition, Lucy may be riddled with insecurities, but ironically she’s kind of a straight-forward person and I think she appreciates a straight-forward approach more than “Well, uh you see”.
A better idea might be for Paulo to wait until the play is over, but he seems so fired up about it. Again, this is going to one of my previous comments where these characters get so fired up and on the eve of the event they kind of wilt or backdown. You better follow through, Paulo, or Lucy might not be the only one wanting to throttle ya!

Blank On Purpose February 18, 2013, 1:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #239019

Sue is slowly becoming one of my favourite characters.

Kuro February 18, 2013, 1:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #239020

NO SUE DONT, HELL RUIN EVERYTHING!!!! welp i guess this was going to happen anyway. however, even if lucy does say yes to him, i dont think that it will last, or even last very long. in the end, they have a strong friendship, thats just what it is, a friendship, and will realize on their own that thats the way they like it to be

Bleh February 18, 2013, 1:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #239021

Dang….I though he was going to confess to Sue that he loved he- *gets punched*

Darf14 February 18, 2013, 1:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #239022

He may not be IN Drama Club, but he’s about to CAUSE some! … Drama, I mean… Get it? Ah, nevermind… MikeXLucy! ;~;

Blastion February 18, 2013, 1:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #239023

MIKExLUCY 4EVR

Pinecone11399 February 18, 2013, 2:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #239024

MikeXPaulo. XD

Dork February 18, 2013, 2:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #239025

@TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone: I made it to Chapter 7 so far. Chapter 4 was difficult to read because of all the “I” that were used(try using “me” as well while you are talking in the first person point of view), Chapter 5 was pretty interesting until I read the last 8 lines and I immediately went: What? o_o. Chapter 6 is making it better, as in I am less confused and more into the story.

@love/hate/hurt: If the play literally goes down in flames then we can call this play an epic fail. Doubt that will actually happen though.

@Blank On Purpose: Well it depends on how straight forward Paulo decides to be. An “I love you” would be fine, but if he tries hugging Lucy and groping her… well he’d just be asking to get sent flying. I know Paulo has matured lately so he could probably keep his hands to himself while he talks to Lucy :).

Now the real challenge would be for Paulo to get Lucy to say “I love you” back to him. This Play is already becoming more and more complicated. To quote Sue: “GOOD.”

@Bleh: I think you are confusing Lucy with Jasmine. Paulo has a strong friendship with Jasmine and he would like to keep it like that :O.

@Dork: You forgot Lucy. MikeXLucyXPaulo :P.

supertails19 February 18, 2013, 2:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #239026

omg…Paulo is super tall :O

Mari February 18, 2013, 2:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #239027

Do it Paulo! Do it!
Wait…but if Lucy outright rejects him I may cry. Damn the angst!

P.S. I have to concur with the love of this “browney” page, haha.

Q February 18, 2013, 2:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #239028

Hmmmm, I’m beginning to notice that my comments are much shorter than everyone else’s. I feel like I need to contribute more to the conversation…

Q February 18, 2013, 2:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #239029

I sense a drama bomb about to me dropped :P

GentlemanNemesis February 18, 2013, 2:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #239030

What do you mean he’s not in the drama club? He’s part of the main cast which means that drama surrounds him.

Neo-Akurin February 18, 2013, 3:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #239032

@GentlemanNemesis: You are not the only one :x.

@Neo-Akurin: Paulo is not part of the club that created the play and is currently working hard to make it a success. Paulo decided detention was more fun :|. Paulo is not part of the Drama Club but he is definitely part of the drama same goes for David 8-D. Daisy needs to stay away from the Drama Club.

“Shake things up with Sue” didn’t test well for a reason that McCain knows too well. Hopefully the nurse can get him back to normal again.

supertails19 February 18, 2013, 3:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #239033

Jessica is late? She r sadface that she didn’t get too see Lucy.

Marik February 18, 2013, 3:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #239034

Spoilers: McCain is actually Lucy

Tacsi February 18, 2013, 4:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #239035

alleluja, finally he sees her. tell me she didn’t escape from the window.

boh... February 18, 2013, 5:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #239036

I love how the expressions Taeshi chooses are always meaningful.
What is Sue thinking in those last panels? Maybe “whatever Paulo has to say to Lucy can’t make her attitude worse than it is already, maybe it will help instead” ?

Cavara February 18, 2013, 5:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #239038

Oh, so Lucy is here. I’m surprised she’d even show up after all that’s happened.

This gets more and more interesting, wonder if Mike will over here Paulo’s confession?

Death of Ink February 18, 2013, 7:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #239039

oh
my
god

next page
come to me
plz

Milkfruit February 18, 2013, 7:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #239040

YAY! I can’t wait to see Lucy!

Lime Cake February 18, 2013, 7:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #239041

Here’s how it’s gonna go down:
1. Paulo tells lucy how he feels
2. Lucy gets angsty and leaves the stage/ heart attack (just to mix stuff up)
3. Sue kills Paulo for ruining the play

Pyre_of_Onyx February 18, 2013, 8:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #239042

Guys.
You do realize that the real star of the play is Amaya right.
WHO ELSE WILL HAVE TO FACE UP THE TASK OF LIFTING AND CLOSING THE CURTAINS
ONLY HER.

wr3h February 18, 2013, 8:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #239043

It must be weird walking around with mistletoe on your chest. People could get all sorts’a impressions~

Huh? February 18, 2013, 9:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #239044

Here here for Amaya being the silent heroine of the play! :x

But go Paulo tell her! take away the hope of a JessxLucy arc! ;_;

Also… and idle observation, is Paulo the tallest character? He always seems to be an extra head taller than everybody else.
… and just how did he get backstage anyways? Plot demanded it, obviously but still… usually al doors are locked to the backstage.

melancholia February 18, 2013, 9:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #239045

I see three ways this can play out,

1. Paulo fails to confess, drama ensues.
2. Paulo confesses, Lucy is distracted during the play, then Sue kills Paulo for distracting the actress, then drama ensues.
3. ninjas kill me for making bad predictions, then drama ensues.

The Real Lee February 18, 2013, 10:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #239047

Is now the time Paulo? I’ll jsut have to see next page. I was looking forward to seeing Lucy on this page right on my birthday today, oh well. Everything is looking fabulous in this chapter, keep up the good work, Taeshi.

Keyblade Dragon February 18, 2013, 11:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #239048

All my ships are gonna sink and thats just sad.

Paulo, thats a very bad idea. WAIT FOR THE END OF THE PLAY OR YOU CAN CAUSE SOME PROBLEMS dont you think jfc

Waste of Time February 18, 2013, 12:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #239049

(hmm…or perhaps Paulo wants to talk to Lucy to tell her that he wants to confess his love to Mike and he wants advice on that… 8-D)

Yes you can shoot me for saying that. ^ :/
I do hope nothing goes wrong though,even if that’s kind of impossible the way BCB usually goes…
My guess is something really dramatic will happen during the play because of paulo, and will turn the script upside-down…!

Clementine February 18, 2013, 12:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #239051

What [b]someone[/b] said.

Redsilence February 18, 2013, 12:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #239052

Ahhhh this is getting so good! :D

Jupi February 18, 2013, 1:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #239053

No one is interested in piano lessons? :question:

fatlippke February 18, 2013, 2:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #239054

This is a INSANELY bad time, Paulo…

Lyucs February 18, 2013, 2:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #239055

@Cavara: What Paulo has to say might make this play more difficult for Lucy. She will probably be thinking of him as she is acting. Oh and when she reaches the part which involves talking to Mike there will be a lot of mixed feelings and sorrow to be had :(. Hopefully I am wrong since we have already seen enough of Lucy’s tears. I would rather see her smile a happy smile and not a defensive one :).

@Death of Ink: … Mike better not be the only one to hear Paulo’s confession of love. That kind of news needs to be spread around the school and what better way to do that then during a play 8-).

Paulo better not forget about Lucy’s ear like he did in Another Path. That chapter is part of the reason why I think Lucy will reject Paulo at first… Paulo needs to learn the meaning of timing :/.

@wr3h: That is why Sue is freaking out, Sue needs to have here best friend here to calm her down and to “talk” to about the progress of the play :x.

@Keyblade Dragon: HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I hope you enjoy a fun day :).

@Waste of Time: “All my ships are gonna sink and that’s just sad.” Reminds me of a boat race with ships trying to sink each other. Which one will make it to the finish line? 8-D

@Clementine: Paulo is more likely to confess his love to Daisy than confess his love to Mike, but in the end we have to face the fact that his heart belongs Lucy. The one he never felt he was good enough for, but is willing to try his best to make her happy. The only question I have for Paulo is: Can you be successful :question:?

@fatlippke: That “piano lesson” poster in the first panel still has all the tabs on it so the answer is no. :nope:

Random thought: LaniXPaulo made me laugh a little because she might start acting like his mom :D. Oh Paulo should introduce Lani to his dad.

supertails19 February 18, 2013, 2:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #239056

As much as I want Paulo to finally have a one-on-one with Lucy, I don’t think it’s a good idea to do it right before the show. :unsure: Paulo, noooo! D:

Wat February 18, 2013, 3:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #239057

I REALLY wanna hear a cover for the song that Lucy is gonna sing!!!!
AND
I’m not a PauloXlucy fan… At all,(I like AugustusxLucy, weird but I don’t care.) but this scene is really awesome so far!!!! IM SO EXCITED FOR THE NEXT UPDATE!!!

Rin February 18, 2013, 3:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #239058

( 8-) + Mad Lucy + :unsure: ) / :/ = NUKULAR DRAMA!
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Zero February 18, 2013, 4:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #239059

@supertails19
Chapter 4 is Fury tellling his story in First person. He lived during 4050BCE so I imagine his grammar would be really bad and he would “I” instead of “me”(I do apologize for that), I made him talk like that on purpose, but don’t worry he is only the person in my Fanfic that talks like that. I forgot to have him say he had his saliva glands ripped out… so his voice sounds really dry, scratchy, and deep.
I don’t really like the whole Tess hurts Mike part. I did it to kind of prove that Lucy doesn’t want to see Mike get hurt or suffer. Originally it was going to be after Tess asks Mike Fury shows up and straggles him to get him to confess. Don’t worry because of Lucy, Fury can not physically kill Mike(spoiler). So eventually Lucy spills the beans Fury drops Mike, Lucy looks at Mike. Mike glares and stomps out. Leaving Lucy crying in the middle of the room. Outside Mike meets Fury and Fury explains why he can’t kill him. I scrapped it so it was more about Mike and Lucy… and it doesn’t really connect with chapter 6 and the park scene as well as I wanted. Oh and I doubt you wanted 300 pages about Sabre(see chapter4) and Lucy.

Well I have to finish up chapter 12 O.o i am about half way done. Its going to be a big chapter.

Oh you said it confused you and “what?” but you didn’t tell me if you liked it or not… O.o

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone February 18, 2013, 4:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #239060

aww paulo desprate

mymanleo February 18, 2013, 4:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #239061

What if Paulo confesses, it cheers Lucy up and then she performs like a bawss? 8-)

David February 18, 2013, 5:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #239062

Brown :3

GrayFox February 18, 2013, 5:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #239063

If Paulo is able to convince Lucy, well..

kernymi February 18, 2013, 5:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #239064

Wait but what if he confesses AND IT TOTALLY THROWS HER OFF!?!?!

Cloud February 18, 2013, 5:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #239065

Y’know, saying SHOO to a cat never really gets rid of them…

You gotta throw something at it. ‘:T

ERMEGERD February 18, 2013, 7:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #239067

As if sue could shoooo paulo away all the ladys love paulo 8-).

Blue fox February 18, 2013, 8:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #239068

aha! so lucy IS here, then who are they waiting for? :question: RANDOM ABBEY > Furious Abbey HAHAHAHA

paula February 18, 2013, 8:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #239069

Paulo make it quick or just turn your *** back around. If your serious you will get to the point. If your not serious you will dance around it “umm Hey Lucy ummm I ummm” Then just ****en turn around! She needs some serious help. Man up and just ****en tell her!

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone February 18, 2013, 8:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #239070

Drama club? Oh the irony…

Kindle Kat February 18, 2013, 9:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #239073

So uh… why?

Kuroii February 18, 2013, 9:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #239074

You deserves the honor “gold heart”, Paulo. Of course, “a jerk with a gold heart”(—-by Lucy, not me), it will be best if you can cast off the call “jerk” but still have a gold heart.

Henry Wang February 18, 2013, 9:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #239075

To the two guy sent comment before me. If you have no comment, don’t waste the space.(Sorry that this is also a waste in webpage space.)

Henry Wang February 18, 2013, 9:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #239076

In my opinion, Paulo still cares about Lucy.(NOT love her.) That’s what “gold heart” for.

Henry Wang February 18, 2013, 9:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #239077

Paulo sometimes is being sarcastic(Actually quite often) and always annoys his classmates because of this, but mostly is a good guy.(Maybe he just want to be charming and humorous and smart but failed.)

Henry Wang February 18, 2013, 10:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #239078

Shut up!!!!!

Lucy Zhang February 18, 2013, 10:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #239079

Okey. Don’t mind her. Carry on sending comments. What may happen next? Only Taeshi herself knows. I don’t agree with what Nikita said. Paulo cares Lucy, not loves her. I have said it in one of my comments before.

Henry Wang February 18, 2013, 10:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #239081

(but I was really too talktive, sorry,Never mind!if my comments were good)

Henry Wang February 18, 2013, 11:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #239082

@Henry Wang: There is a difference between talkative and annoying. I am both so which one are you? I post a lot of comments but I tend to try and separate them. Clump them together is not the greatest idea and I would know. You will end up being ignored… just a friendly warning.

Paulo keeps saying that he loves Lucy but he makes it very hard for Lucy to believe. If Paulo somehow manages to convince Lucy to give him a chance then I will enjoy watching him try to make her happy again. Let’s see if he could succeed :nope:.

@Zero: Nuclear Drama Bomb Squad is ready for deployment. A BCB version of Call of Duty… yes.

@Rin: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnIzbukJOHQ Calvin Harris featuring Florence Welch “Sweet Nothing” enjoy this song in the meantime :D.

supertails19 February 18, 2013, 11:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #239083

OMG, what Legion said, what if Lucy IS with Agustus??? It most likely wouldn’t happen but OH THE MISUNDERSTANDINGS

ChalupaFairy February 19, 2013, 12:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #239084

@supertails19: I am not very good at English, I can’t understand long paragraphs very well. Here is Nanjing, Jiansu, P.R.C, YouTube is banned in China. Actually, Henry is really my English name, and my family name is Wang. p.s. If you want to know something about bomb and nuclear, you can ask me, but I have no cell phone, no blog, no e-mail box, no QQ, no MSN, and as a result……

Henry Wang February 19, 2013, 1:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #239085

Something about the two of them and what happens in this page (maybe it’s their expressions?) makes me feel a little depressed. WHY!?

I'll Eat Yourself February 19, 2013, 2:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #239086

If Lucy ends up with emo cat Augustus, I’m going to be extremely upset. Just saying.

Crystal February 19, 2013, 4:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #239087

Oh Paulo, don’t tell me that you’re seriously gonna confess now O_O.
Make it quick, like “I’ll meet you later” or something.

On a sidenote, I’m pretty sure that Paulo’s gonna swoon all over Lucy in all her singing princess glory :smirk:

Luna Kaleet February 19, 2013, 5:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #239088

Oohh. I do have to agree with you about the colours on this page, Taeshi. Lovely :)

Lizzie February 19, 2013, 7:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #239089

@Henry Wang: No YouTube? So where do you listen to music?

…As a result you have as much free time to spend on comics as I do. Cool.

supertails19 February 19, 2013, 8:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #239090

@supertails19: NOT AT ALL!!! I am a middle school student in grade 9 and I spend most of my time in study (I am the top student in our class, —-after a girl genius left our class), it is very normal for a middle school student to have none of them, I just wantted to say ……As a result you have no way to contact me at all.

China have its own video websites. The biggest one is Youku&Tudou, that is also the 2nd biggest video website in the world, but is only about 20% of the YouTube’s big. The reson that our government bans YouTube is that some outlaws send their own programmers about spliting the Nation or the ‘secret’ history of Communist Party of China to YouTube.

Henry Wang February 19, 2013, 10:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #239091

Continue: No one wants to fail, and I want to enter the best high school in Nanjing, it is impossible for me to spend hours reading comics.(p.s. That girl is in the middle school part of that high school. She was monitor and the best student in the whole grade. I hope she didn’t say anything bad about me.) the I only read BCB when I’m free, today is the last day of the winter vacation, only 26min left.

Henry Wang February 19, 2013, 10:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #239092

Just opposite to Paulo. She called me “a gentleman with a terrible heart”“mouseface”, and I does well in study, and I have no girlfriend like some of my classmates. (Something about Paulo: “a jerk with a gold heart”“foxface”, “spends more time hitting on girls than paying attention in class”.) (only for fun, don’t take it serious, but mostly true)

Henry Wang February 19, 2013, 10:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #239093

p.s. It is impossible to ban oversea websites totally, it is easy for every Chinese netizens to break out the ‘special network customs’, and you even needn’t to pay a cent if you have a U.S.A net friend or a relation in America or Europe and you are able to form a stable network connect with that oversea online personal computer by yourself.
My uncle is in New York State. My father owns a small software company.

Henry Wang February 19, 2013, 11:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #239094

I’m just getting this total feeling that with Lucy being so ‘broken’, her voice will not be as pleasant when she sings. All the emotion and beauty will be missing. I certainly hope Paulo at least leaves a positive impact on her, without sacrificing his own well being. That’s mostly what’s had lead us here to begin with.

Fenfir February 19, 2013, 11:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #239095

@Fenfir: You are in America, correct? It should be half past eleven but here is half past midnight.

Henry Wang February 19, 2013, 11:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #239096

@supertails19: I told a lie, it is very not normal for a middle school student to have none of cell phone,blog,e-mail box,QQ,MSN. A number of my classmates have all of them. But it’s quite normal for a tiresome bookworm like me. I was writing these by my father’s iPad, he left it in the sitting room.

Henry Wang February 19, 2013, 11:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #239097

@Henry Wang
As Supertails19 said your being annoying and spamming the comments with useless ****.

@I’ll Eat Yourself
I have to say I agree. weirdly

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone February 19, 2013, 11:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #239098

…should have been here earlier i wanted to say that everyone was in the drama club first. Well to repeat anyone who enters this comic is an honorary member of the drama club.

DinR February 19, 2013, 12:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #239102

Lucy x Paulo!!!! I’d die to see that! :love:
AND NOT IN A DREAM! Mad Lucy

Dani February 19, 2013, 4:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #239103

Just ordered book 1 of BCB 8-D Why does Australia have to be so far away?? ._.

Zetsumei February 19, 2013, 4:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #239105

@TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone : Even myself agree with you.

Henry Wang February 19, 2013, 6:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #239106

I hope we can find out the answer of all the netizens’ questions in today’s webpage instead of a meaningless page.

Henry Wang February 19, 2013, 6:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #239107

@TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone: I was trying to put my useless comments together to waste less space but failed, you can find out the reason. I can’t read long paragraphs in English. And my typing speed often make me miss the edit time limit.

Today’s comic update must be wonderful and I hope so.

Henry Wang February 19, 2013, 6:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #239108

It is a bad idea to put Mike and Lucy together, this does no help, :unsure: Mad Lucy:/.

Henry Wang February 19, 2013, 7:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #239109

Wow, I never did notice how similar Sue and Paulo’s color schemes were…UNTIL NOW!

Miaaa February 19, 2013, 7:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #239110

I’m so sad for Lucy!!! ._.

Unknown Name February 19, 2013, 7:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #239111

Paulo don’t tell you love her, its too soon. Go show her Mike was wrong and that she actually does have friends and people who care about her.
CAN NOT WAIT TILL TOMORROW!

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone February 19, 2013, 8:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #239112

@Henry Wang: When I said separate your comments I meant don’t put several comments together at the same time. Please try talking about the comic. Also, If you can’t keep up with the 10 minute edit then try typing what you want to say and then post it all together… just don’t make it too long. Also, you don’t have to read my long comments if you don’t want to :x.

@melancholia: We can still have a JessXLucy page if Jessica is in there with Lucy right now :smirk:. Jessica is part of the Drama Club so she should be here somewhere or is she the one that Sue said was late? Well in any case I look forward to Lucy’s lovely singing and hopefully we get to see Lucy in her adorable outfit again. http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c61/p3.html I think seeing her happy and dancing like she was in Rehearsal might be too much to ask for though… I will take what I can get :).

@David and @Cloud: What if Paulo doesn’t even get a chance to say what he wants to say? What if he gets raged at and told to get out by a distressed Lucy? :x

@ERMAGERD: That’s mean ;_;.

@paula: Here’s a random DAVID 8-D to go with your random ABBEY Furious Abbey and where is random DAISY? Oh she was just a little bit late ;_;.

@Crystal: I will only be upset if Augustus betrays her and sets up a trap for the others as well. Augustus has the power to choose which side he wants to be on, so let’s hope he picks the side that makes Lucy happy and keeps her away from Alejandro :unsure:.

@Fenfir: Sadly, Paulo seems like the type that would sacrifice his happiness for Lucy… this depresses me since he is one of the few that genuinely want to give Lucy happiness. I want him to succeed, but he is just too good at making mistakes… like asking David for advice and actually listening to him in Back and Forth -_-.

@TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone: That is a great plan and I like it a lot but that is not what Paulo has been thinking about…or is it? Maybe Paulo just wants to tell Lucy that he really cares about her and wants to be her friend. Maybe Paulo has actually matured over the last few weeks and he will show concern for Lucy without trying to “bone her” shortly after. I could be way off and Paulo makes a remark that makes Lucy want to kick him out instead. Also, I could go with one of my previous statements and add: Paulo won’t even get a chance to say what he wants to say ;).

supertails19 February 19, 2013, 9:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #239113

@supertails19
I am glad to hear you agree :) Like you said some idk many pages ago. That Lucy needs someone she can start to build her trust back up. Telling her he loves her will probably bring up old wounds “Back and Forth” :/ But this is BCB where no matter who you are *looks back and forth*(Pun not intended) DRAMA IS GOING TO GET YOUR ***! Useless your Rachael XD

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone February 19, 2013, 9:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #239114

@supertails19
Since I run these “Fanfics” of mine through my head I am trying not to get ahead of the website(where I am posting it duh). So for the pass week I have started a new one(in my head)…
About where Mike marries Sandy *bombarded with tomatoes* and they are happily living their rich lives in Richter, while Lucy struggles with her interesting and low paying job just scrapping by(And I really mean SCRAPPING BY). They met up again 10 years after their Senior year while Mike is in Roseville enjoying his bachelor party with his friends(male friends) before his wedding with Sandy.
Because it is a spin off of my Fanfic “Love and Hatred a Bitter but Sweet Story” I am debating on whether I should post it too… once I get where it spins off and takes a turn becoming my newest “fanfic” in my head.
I would love to hear your opinion.

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone February 19, 2013, 10:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #239115

I think in all of this Paulo is just going to have bad timing. Something here is going to prevent him from talking to her. Most likely Augustus might already be there with her and that might make him think twice on it, or she might just not wish to talk to him right now. I don’t see this ending well for Paulo

tsdr February 19, 2013, 10:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #239116

1 hour till next comic! I wish it be early.

Anonymous February 19, 2013, 11:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #241057

I thought Lucy wasn’t there yet! What did she do? Magically teleport backstage? Did she also telepathically tell Sue she was there?

Sarathewise March 15, 2013, 7:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #245850

Shoo, Paulo, SHOO! XD

ShizuTheCat May 15, 2013, 6:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #260597

I don’t think this is the best time, Paulo.

Cal September 30, 2013, 1:08 PM EST.

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