74. Curtain Call, page posted 2/20/13

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Comment ID #239117

OMGOMGOMGOMG :love:

Paulo peeking through the door, that expression just says it all. My heart is about to explode.

I don’t know if my nerves can handle the tension. This comic always keep me on the edge of my seat, and this chapter is no exception, and it’s so early into it. Gaaaah! I want this to work out for the better, but I know it won’t, because there’s still so much of the story that’s untold ._.

Someone February 20, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #239118

This can only end badly. Let’s all hope that Paulo doesn’t get to tell Lucy how he really feels about her so that he has to wait for longer. For the lulz. I mean, can you imagine? Him having to deal with that for another period of who knows how long. It would definitely make the point at which he does admit it to her to be much more dramatic, which is, in retrospect, exactly what Taeshi wants. But, then again, if he does manage to tell her, and it’s right before the play, she’ll probably break down, either backstage or on stage, which would make for a huge display in front of everyone which would, in its own way, have a lot of drama, so it’s hard to tell.

Nikita February 20, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #239119

Go for her paulo, i know you can…. and i´m totally sure that taeshi is not gonna troll us…. she´s not right ….. RIGHT!?

Red_Fezz February 20, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #239120

Oh…

My…

God…

So…

Many…

*waits ‘til next page to continue statement*

Anon February 20, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #239121

How the heck…

Comrade February 20, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #239122

Surprise! It’s really Jordan!

Frodomann1 February 20, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #239123

Come on Paulo use every ounce of your courage to try and win the heart of the one you love. Make sure to speak loud enough for Lucy to actually hear what you have to say Paulo. Speak now or forever hold your peace 8-).

supertails19 February 20, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #239124

YOU CAN DO IT PAULO

Rioo February 20, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #239125

3: WAITING.

Bob Brovime February 20, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #239126

DAMMIT PAULO

Poopy February 20, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #239127

Yes, on in a few minutes, and Paulo’s about to tell her he loves her. Bad move, man…

Comrade February 20, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #239128

UGGHHHHHH have to wait 2 more days to see Lucy :( great

Midstrike February 20, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #239129

I really want this to end well…. but knowing this comic it will end horribly for everyone within a 100 mile radius.

Order_66 February 20, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #239131

Wrong ear, most likely. Which will be shown in the next update ;P Worth the wait.

ThingamaJigglypuff February 20, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #239132

Paulo is so freakin’ adorable here :3

Busty Laroo February 20, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #239133

More cliff hangers, not today lucyxpaulo fans sorry

I feel like this is going to smoothly, is that realy lucy?

lov/hate/hurt February 20, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #239134

So she did show up for the show. I’m surprised by that.

AnayuWolf February 20, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #239135

Ah, he’s so nervous. Watch: Lucy will be all prettied up for her part and he’ll chicken out.

DarkCrystal828 February 20, 2013, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #239136

A page with no content. As meaningless as Henry Wang’s comments.

WukongX February 20, 2013, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #239137

Nice little cliff hanger. Looks like things are gonna go really well. I can feel it.

Blaze33405 February 20, 2013, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #239138

Alright lets do this.

Yxela007 February 20, 2013, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #239139

Go Pauloooo
Say somethin’ alreadyyy

shaaa February 20, 2013, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #239140

…What if it’s Sandy?

alltheluna February 20, 2013, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #239142

IT’S SHOW TIME!!!! 8-)

Shine February 20, 2013, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #239143

He’s not going to confess, not here anyway. The timing is all wrong, even for Paulo. He’s only got a few minutes and he hasn’t spoken to Lucy since that phone call about the cake. He’ll probably small talk for a second and offer some kind of encouragement, or sympathy depending on how upset she may still be from New Year’s Eve.

Besides, it’s way too early in the chapter for Taeshi to reveal anything too major. Plot development is usually reserved for cliff hangers.

Solvek February 20, 2013, 12:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #239145

Ahhhh, so intense! I feel almost just like Paulo, needing to take a quick breath to compose myself. Few words, but the emotion and the nervousness is SO well portrayed. Funny as well, considering this is coming from Mr. ‘All That’. Just puts into perspective how the right girl can make anyone nervous.
I hope for this to end well on both sides, but this is BCB, that possibly can’t happen! At least not yet :smirk:

Fenfir February 20, 2013, 12:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #239146

Of course she showed up, Lucy’s part of the play, after all. The only thing that worries me is which of the things we’re speculating will Paulo talk about with Lucy (will he talk about her unusual behavior, her absence at Tess’s party, his feelings, or all at once……. D: ). I get the feeling that if we see her dulled eyes, then it would kind of be him talking AT her than TO her……. unless FF cat managed to talk Lucy into reason, but given recent events and Sue’s reaction, I kind of doubt it…… :/…. Hm, does that mean that Lucy would just make a dull “oh” face to his confession (if Paulo does confess, or at any other topic of his choosing, at least until the confession sinks in)….? Either way, things are not looking well for Paulo……

Subaru February 20, 2013, 12:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #239147

I wouldn’t have put it past Sue to tell him she’s in there, and when he goes in she locks him in there, with Lucy not really being there, to keep him from disrupting the play in any possible form. XD

Kenukie February 20, 2013, 12:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #239148

I can already tell this chapter is going to be as bursting with drama as December was, with some massive confrontation between Mike, Lucy and possibly Paulo somewhere in there as well. My body is ready for the sheer torrents of angst that will ensue

King Double Ceramic Knife February 20, 2013, 12:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #239149

I’m the 33th!!!马克mark

WukongX February 20, 2013, 12:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #239150

*33rd

Rylan February 20, 2013, 12:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #239151

Maybe this’ll give her the confidence to perform? Or on the other hand give her a nervous breakdown! Lucy’s bound to still be hurting, so hopefully she’ll be clear-headed enough to make the right decision based on her feelings, whatever it is. Aw who am I kidding though, I’d love to see them together Mad Lucy 8-)

Ket February 20, 2013, 12:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #239152

Betcha she’s all prettied up and stuff. It’ll be an awkward (or amazing) PauloXLucy moment, and I will cry because I want to see Lucy with a better person. (that and at least see Lucy become friends with Mike at the end of the play)

Rylan February 20, 2013, 12:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #239153

@Taeshi: I loved how you drew Paulo on the first panel, I like the perspective :) and also that hand is just perfect! And we all know how hard is to draw hands :/

As for the current events, I thinks that he’ll barely say “Lucy, I, I have something to tell you…I, I lo—-” then maybe Sue will come to get Lucy on stage or probably Mike will be the one interrupting by coming in to the room and Lucy just will stand up to ‘go on with the show’ with her yandere look on her face, while Mike will put on his Mr. Angry face because Lucy is ‘making bends with her dumb rebound’

Definitely can’t wait to see more of this chapter :P

KarmaKitty February 20, 2013, 12:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #239154

Lucy’s deaf ear…

Ronyle143 February 20, 2013, 12:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #239155

Paulo, still think about Lucy??@Taeshi , you can reduce some meaningless pages.

AdHiHeGe February 20, 2013, 12:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #239156

@Nikita: Your first option seems like the best one. Have Paulo be unable to tell Lucy how he really feels until much later, but the problem would be how long can Paulo wait?

@love/hate/hurt: Paulo and Lucy will have their tragic moment soon enough :(. No need to put a rush on it.

@Solvek: Thank you for saying what needed to be said.

@KarmaKitty: There is the possibility that Lucy won’t be able to hear what Paulo has to say because her deaf ear and she is trying to focus on her lines for her part in the play which is just a few minutes away… or Lucy listens to Paulo and has to go on stage before she can give him a response :x.

@AdHiHeGe: You think Paulo working up the courage to talk to the girl he loves is meaningless? Mad Lucy

supertails19 February 20, 2013, 12:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #239157

Good lord, that first panel is beautiful.

In other news, is that a Monty Python reference I smell?

TrappedCats February 20, 2013, 12:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #239158

@supertails19: yeah! that’s what just popped on my head now! Taeshi has used so many times that feature of Lucy in the comic to make the plot more interesting xD Now I can imagine Paulo putting all his heart to confess his love to her and using the most corny and sugary words but she won’t be listening any and will just look at him standing here wondering what’s going on, so poor Paulo will have to wait a little more…

KarmaKitty February 20, 2013, 12:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #239159

If Paulo tells Lucy right now hahahaha
I wonder….

Box February 20, 2013, 12:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #239160

seriously Paulo right now? before she goes on stage with a ton of people? what if it doesn’t go well? how is she going to feel then?

jeez these kids have the worse sense of timing

Whisper February 20, 2013, 1:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #239161

She’s going to be gorgeous in her rather plain costume, or she’s gonna look so hilarious and we can’t even comprehend it.

Bleu February 20, 2013, 1:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #239162

@shine what you would have ben a better idea for the tital of the chapter

Also @supertails I’m saying , him confessing at the beginning of the chapter a little to soon, somethings got to be up

lov/hate/hurt February 20, 2013, 1:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #239163

I wonder if there will be a after party for the play in which more drama will ensue. I doubt that anyone is gonna mess up the play, not with Sue around.

sen February 20, 2013, 1:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #239164

TAESHI! *plays born to torment*
Well cya all Friday.
http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c61/p2.html<~~~ I can see why Lucy would be nervous. Remember Chripy said you look pretty! Chripy gets brownie points and a brownie for that comment :) Lucy just pretend you are singing to your pets XD and :)
@supertails19
The last panel of ~~>http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c61/p2.html Is one of the moments I used to inspire Lucy in my fanfic.

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone February 20, 2013, 1:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #239165

@supertails19: NoNoNo, I don’t think so. But today’s page has no content at all.

AdHiHeGe February 20, 2013, 1:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #239166

TAESHI, YOU’RE SO EVIL! Furious Abbey

And I crrrry. I wanted to see the confrontation so bad. I couldn’t sleep at night. Whyyy, Taeshi, whhhhhhy.

Wat February 20, 2013, 1:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #239167

The only thing that could make this more difficult for Paulo is if he walks in on Lucy while she is putting on her pretty dress. Then Jessica comes by to check up on Lucy and sees Paulo standing right in front of a half-dressed Lucy. Jessica’s only thought would be: “why can’t Lucy undress in front of me ;_;?” Right before she kicks him out. Finally David will show up and say his famous “Awk~ward” 8-D.

@love/hate/hurt: Well we could be surprised by Paulo confessing to Lucy right now but it would potentially distract Lucy or encourage her to make an amazing performance. The first one seems more likely but the second one is possible, if he actually gets a chance to confess :x.

@TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone: Not liking Mike and Lucy being treated badly by their own friends, but I dislike it mostly because it reminds of my experiences in school :/. Other than that, your story seems pretty good and I would enjoy reading a MikeXSandy story if it is interesting enough :unsure:X :D.

@Wat: Taeshi clearly has a mastery of creating suspense and drama that make people come back for more and more. Welcome to the club 8-).

supertails19 February 20, 2013, 1:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #239168

Say yes Lucy for the love of all that is holy say yes. That way everyone is happy.

Robin February 20, 2013, 1:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #239169

The next page will be her turning her head answering, “?”

The Ground February 20, 2013, 1:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #239170

What if he bursts in and she’s NAKED. ..But like, the naked that David was at the beach in Acapulco.

honeybee February 20, 2013, 1:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #239171

This is some really good shiit! 8-)

paulosawesome February 20, 2013, 1:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #239172

Can’t really say much, since this situation could go in a bunch of directions.
He could say he loves her, and she might give him a chance, put him on hold, or turn him flat. His heart might skip a beat and he misses his chance. He might speak into her deaf ear by accident. Somebody might walk in and interrupt him.
We also don’t know what state of mind Lucy is in yet; all we have is one of her ears. I’ve already encouraged Paulo on the previous page to saddle-up and it’s the same advice I’m going to give him now.
You’re more about your feelings than your thoughts right now, Paulo. Don’t stop the train when it’s going full speed or it’s just going to derail into a wreck. Go with it Paulo and make it natural; the ice queen waits for you to thaw her out.

Blank On Purpose February 20, 2013, 2:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #239173

I have a feeling Augustus is in the dressing room with Lucy… hmm ;)

Mari February 20, 2013, 2:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #239174

COME OOOON!

HybridOtho February 20, 2013, 2:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #239175

Uh oh. Reading through a few other comments, I just realized the ear that’s pictured is her deaf ear. She might not hear anything Paulo says to her. Either way, I’m kinda thinking the same thing everyone else is: GET ON WITH IT. XD

I'll Eat Yourself February 20, 2013, 2:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #239176

I don’t know if it is intentional but Paulo kind of looks like Mike when he was about to meet Sandy which I think is cute.
Anyway - I think we should all embrace ourselves for evasive maneuvers as Paulo will probably crash and burn or gets shot down pretty quickly. :/

Some Guy February 20, 2013, 3:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #239177

It would be funny if Paulo would go in and start talking,but Lucy would’t notice and then Oaulo would touch her shouler and she would be all like: “aaah!” Mad Lucy and Kick him on the face! Sorry if i write wrong im from other contru

Dawny999 February 20, 2013, 4:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #239178

Paulo is really upset. What will happen next?

AdHiHeGe February 20, 2013, 4:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #239179

Then suddenly,it wasn’t lucy.It was Jared!-nah jowking

Isacattella February 20, 2013, 4:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #239180

Inb4 Lucy covers herself even though she never wears clothes.

Lizzie February 20, 2013, 4:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #239181

This comic is the slowest i’ve ever read… Get on with it already Mad Lucy

sunny-lucy February 20, 2013, 4:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #239182

I agree with you.

AdHiHeGe February 20, 2013, 5:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #239183

Meh. Paulo again. I have to admit that I’m a bit disappointed by that because the whole ‘Paulo loves Lucy’ thing is getting kind of boring. I mean, we knew what he felt for her basically since Carry Me and half of last chapter was ‘Paulo loves Lucy’ already.
What I’d love to see instead is the other friends’ reaction to Mike’s and Lucy’s fight. Everybody knew that Paulo was going to stick with her no matter what, but I think the crucial point of the question whether their group of friends will fall apart, is the decision Abbey and Daisy are going to make. And they have to make a decision sometime soon because they can’t be oblivious to what’s going on. Lucy has basically stopped showing up to any place she could meet Mike in and they did notice Lucy wasn’t present during Tess’ Christmas party. That would be really interesting and contributing to the story’s flow whereas Paulo confessing to her or not really isn’t that exciting right now.
Also, Sue: Do you really think it’s a good idea to let someone clearly about to say something important talk to your emotionally unstable main actress minutes before she has to appear on stage?

Copper February 20, 2013, 5:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #239184

Why do I have the feeling that the Paulo x Lucy ship might actually go downhill here?

Mightyena February 20, 2013, 5:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #239185

I agree with you..

AdHiHeGe February 20, 2013, 6:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #239186

Taeshi. I dare you letting him talk into the wrong ear, i double dare you! >_<

Lulu February 20, 2013, 6:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #239187

@Lulu: Maybe not. How can you make sure Lucy heard what Paulo said?
@Mightyena: You said what I want to say.

Henry Wang February 20, 2013, 6:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #239188

No offense but that’s not like the worst timing for that? Like she can handle even more stress…

Knux-the-Killer February 20, 2013, 6:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #239189

notnownotnownotnownotnownotnow

Lyucs February 20, 2013, 6:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #239190

this isn’t the best time for this paulo, if you tell her now she’ll be thinking about it during the play and it might ruin everything! but who am i kidding this is bcb, it’s bound to happen.

paulo/lucy is one of my otps. my otps never sail. never.

but still, paulo and lucy would make a great couple! :smirk: all paulo ever did was show lucy kindness and support and tried to crack a few jokes to make her giggle where mike made her mental state worse and even made her vomit from the pain he put her through.

it’s a clear choice who is better! in my opinion anyways. #^_^#

Whimsicott February 20, 2013, 7:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #239191

YEAH PAULO
PUFF DAT CHEST

Gentle Reader February 20, 2013, 7:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #239192

:/…Wow…I know what could be bound to happen,Paulo talks to Lucy in the wrong ear or someone interupts such as Sue running into the scene telling Lucy that she’s on. :x

Angel February 20, 2013, 8:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #239193

I love Lucy and all, but I’m still butthurt over Paulo and Jasmine breaking up. They’d have had the cutest kids ever and the coupling was so adorable. And besides, we all know that this is NOT going to work out. It’s the complete opposite of her character, Paulo is going to get uber butthurt, and the drama levels will once again rise to painful levels. He had his chance, blew it, had his chance with another great girl, and blew it again!!

Sanitarium February 20, 2013, 8:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #239194

THE SUSPENSE… thinnens?

meta commentary here. I think this is being played up far too much :x

as Taehi said … “GET ON WITH IT”

melancholia February 20, 2013, 8:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #239195

vjhgfkjhjevsjshlkfiue OH GOD YESSSHHHHH *U*

Gea February 20, 2013, 8:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #239196

I can’t wait for friday … :love:

Alexia February 20, 2013, 8:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #239197

He’s gonna chicken out and wish her luck instead …

7 February 20, 2013, 8:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #239198

Eeeh! That’s so cute how he holds his breath, looks so cute and cartoony. Make them do that more often. Its cute as heck!

Meow February 20, 2013, 8:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #239199

I forget, are there any short guys in this comic?
EDIT: OH WAIT……… McCain……….. ha…………. forgot him………. how apropos…..

Huh? February 20, 2013, 9:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #239200

There are four possibilities:
8-)1.Paulo comes to Lucy and talk to her about the drame, tell her to stop being so stressed or thinking about Mike. Mad Lucy
8-)2.Paulo is still having no enough courage and at the same time Lucy is in a bad mood, Paulo tries his best to calm Lucy down. Mad Lucy
8-)3.Paulo tell her that he wants a perfect show and he didn’t forget her. Lucy isn’t grateful at all and still angry about Paulo, but later forgives him. Mad Lucy
8-)4.The same as the third one, but Lucy is moved a lot, and they chat a lot then. Mad Lucy
:) I vote for the first one. :)

Maybe some other characters will be in Friday’s comic, that will produce hundreds of possibilities.
Furious Abbey Or nothing will happen, we have to wait until next Monday. Mad Lucy Furious Abbey

Henry Wang February 20, 2013, 9:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #239202

Maybe he’ll just walk in and be all *passionate kiss* and Lucy will slap him and be all “What about Jasmine?” And he’ll be all “What about Jasmine? I choose you!!!!!!” AND THEN THEY LIVE HAPPILY EVER AFTER THE END.

Yana February 20, 2013, 10:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #239203

nailbiternailbiternailbiter! D:

Giodude February 20, 2013, 10:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #239204

oh god, paulo you cutie, you.

dekuprincess February 20, 2013, 11:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #239205

@supertails19
Don’t worry about Their friends being jerks… I have a feeling something or someone will set them somewhat straight…(spoiler?)(you will be surprised i hope…)
The Mike marries Sandy one was a major plot twist. And you know me ~~> :unsure: x Mad Lucy FOR LIFE! Don’t worry they get married, but this one is more I guess in depth about the day. Plus how you think Mike would react seeing Lucy just scrapping by with a job that is very… unpleasant for her. Oh I have Mike being a bio engineer(no clue what they do but they sound like they do sciencey and make lots of money)
Ok since you twisted my arm I’ll start typing it up XD But not start posting until my main one reaches the point where this one becomes possible. Because well you have to read chapter 11 to see why it isn’t possibly currently.

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone February 20, 2013, 11:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #239206

Just thought of something funny cause of the last panel. Since all you see is Lucy’s deaf ear. This would lead me to believe Paulo will share his emotions with Lucy only for her to not hear a thing. Then when she finally notices him, Sue pokes her head in to tell Lucy she is due on stage. :)

Fenfir February 20, 2013, 11:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #239207

Time is at stake here Paulo. Do it now or do it later.

Keyblade Dragon February 20, 2013, 11:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #239208

Paulo: Hey Lucy I have something I need to tell you.
Lucy: Now? Can’t you see i’m busy right now? Mad Lucy
Paulo: Well it’s kinda important.
Lucy: If it’s so important then hurry up and say it.
Paulo: Lucy… I love you!
Lucy: …yeah nice try, but I don’t believe you.
Paulo: What?
Lucy: You heard me, I don’t believe you!
Paulo: Why not?
Lucy: We both know you’re just after me for my looks… that’s all anyone is going to love me for.
Paulo: No, you’re strong, funny and I always enjoy hanging around with you. I love everything about you Lucy not just your looks. Please give me a chance to prove it.
Lucy: …I-
Jessica and Sue: Lucy! Time for your part.
Lucy: Damn it, I need to go.

So this is what happens when I have too much free time… good to know 8-).

supertails19 February 20, 2013, 12:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #239209

@supertails19
I can see something like that happening. You don’t know the meeting of FREE TIME! Trust me you don’t. But I imagine Lucy doesn’t believe him, because he didn’t have sex with her! Which I give you a high five and a million dollars from treating her like a person! But you usually don’t say no to someone who wants to have sex if they are hot. Plus she make think he is just going to be a jerk. Remember “December”? She looked like she really believed Mike. Hell look at the end of “Just Beautiful” I truly believe that she thinks she doesn’t have friend in the world. IF someone like Mike(volume 1) who is kind, caring, and patient doesn’t like her how can anyone else?

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone February 20, 2013, 1:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #239210

I bet you Augustus is in there with her … or Paulo will admit his feelings and she will have moved on to trying to better herself.

Suzume February 20, 2013, 3:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #239211

Ughhh man I know how he feels

Knuc February 20, 2013, 3:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #239212

Watch the scene jump-cut next page

not_used February 20, 2013, 4:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #239213

Yes, get on with it!!

Death of Ink February 20, 2013, 4:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #239214

You can only keep me on the edge of my seat for so long, Taeshi. :\ This is getting kind of ridiculous.

Neveko February 20, 2013, 4:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #239216

Yay! Update! Thank-you, Taeshi! LucyXPaulo = My favorite ship

Kryph February 20, 2013, 6:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #239217

Ah I can’t imagine what is going to happen in this chapter. I mean how would Lucy react with Pablo and especially right before going on stage and singing in-font of a large crowd and other school members. I hope nothing pablo says effects her emotions too bad to where she can’t preform and messes up on stage. Yet then again it may bring to light how traumatizing what Mikey had said really was to her if all the time Lucy spent after Mikey had blew up at her had helped much at all.

Namestop February 20, 2013, 6:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #239218

Ah, damn. This is not looking good.

StushiJaguar February 20, 2013, 6:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #239219

i bet she’s either crying, beautiful, possibly changing, or mc clain. LOL

paula February 20, 2013, 7:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #239220

Why Taeshi, why. I read this at 4am and it ruined my sleep pattern with suspense. Thanks a lot. :nope:

Invader Rex February 20, 2013, 8:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #239221

@paula
She always is beautiful :)

@Namestop
Aren’t we all waiting to see.

@Neveko
Sadly I have to agree.

@Nikita
You sir need to step up your game. But I want see your prediction happen. Either of them will do.

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone February 20, 2013, 8:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #239222

$10 it isn’t Lucy

Tcj333 February 20, 2013, 9:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #239223

i swear hes gonna have this whole confession, and then lucy wont hear him. siiigh -__-

bluhbluh February 20, 2013, 9:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #239224

It’s most likely Lucy since Sue definitely knows where all her actors are.
What I can see happening is instead of confessing his love for Lucy, he instead finds out about what Mike did to Lucy (not that Mike’s actions weren’t justified) and will either wait until after the play or barge in during the play and confront him for it; Probably the latter.

Ember February 20, 2013, 10:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #239225

@Robin: What about Jasmine? Will she be happy if Paulo ends up with Lucy? Also, since when has everybody been happy without some drama still hanging around? :smirk:

@Blank On Purpose: Ice Queen does Paulo even know about Lucy’s alternate identity yet? Other than that your comment was wonderful :D.

@Mari: “I have a feeling Augustus is in the dressing room with Lucy…hmm;)” -Mari … what possible reason would Augustus have to there with Lucy while she is getting ready for her part in a play? Moral support maybe, but that’s about it. Lucy is most likely going to be alone trying to get ready for her performance on her own. Lucy needs to be able to stand on her own two feet before she gets into a relationship with anybody :x.

@Mightyena: Probably because there is a good chance a lot of things will go down hill in this play :(.

@Whimsicott: Read Back and Forth. Go ahead, keep pretending that Paulo never unintentionally hurt Lucy before. Then, i’ll keep telling myself that Paulo will have the courage to say “I love you” to Lucy and Lucy will say it back to him. Finally, Lucy will give the most amazing performance and there will be no more drama between the king and queen of drama. :unsure: X Mad Lucy they will be close friends and everyone else has their happily ever after :smirk:.

That seems as likely as David going on a date with Amaya… great now I want to see that happen. Well in any case Lucy will tell Paulo how she feels about him when she is ready. Some of you might not like her response though :/.

@Yana: Imagine if Paulo said “I choose you, Mew.” 8-D.

@TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone: Uhh, you’re close. It’s more like… Paulo was gaining Lucy’s trust after Another Shoulder and when he slept with those two girls Jessica and Rachel out of nowhere, Lucy lost trust in Paulo to remain a faithful friend or lover for her. Lucy: “What am I to you?” From this question it seems that Lucy does not know whether she is merely a friend, a lover, or just some girl on the side for Paulo. I would rather see Paulo do something crazy to prove how much he loves her first 8-).

@Namestop: I know you mean Paulo, but for some reason you keep saying Pablo :question:, really?

@Ember: Paulo knows better than to mess up the play that Sue worked so hard for right…right? D:

supertails19 February 20, 2013, 10:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #239226

Things are happening! D:

Hatfoo February 20, 2013, 11:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #239227

if she is making out with agustus… so help me… > _

psychofoxpickle February 21, 2013, 2:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #239228

@Yana: Haha, that’s interesting, just like a traditional fairy tale. But supertails19’s story is not bad too.

Henry Wang February 21, 2013, 4:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #239229

Hair lucy hair lucy hair lucy hair lucy

Asdertfc February 21, 2013, 7:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #239230

Oh! I forgot one possibility in the comment before!
8-) : Lucy?
Mad Lucy : … (the deaf ear)
8-) : Lucy?
Mad Lucy : What?!(shouted)
8-) : ???(think for a few seconds) Oh, I remember!
Mad Lucy : I’m busy. Go away! As quickly as possible!(smack)
8-) : …(complaining, such as “you were too rude”“I did nothing”)…(walk away)(continue)But I just want to cheer you up…
Mad Lucy : …Ah……(still worry about performing with Mike, is afraid to fail and to destroy the drama because of being too nervous)
:/ (or :O / :unsure: / Alec McCain) : Hurry up, it’s your turn.

Yes, a sad story. Unfortunately, this forecast is in a high possibility.
I don’t think this event can build up MikexLucy relationship or PauloxLucy relationship, those are not realistic.
However, maybe this can rebuild the friendship between Lucy and Mike, this chapter must be an important turning point in the story.

There is an old saying “A friend in need is a friend indeed.”

:) Let’s wait and see what will happen!(Uh……So Chinglish.) :)

(Only guess, don’t take it serious.)

Henry Wang February 21, 2013, 10:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #239231

The way this tension is buildin, you gonna need an exacto knife to cut through it!

Chocothunda February 21, 2013, 1:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #239233

This is gonna be good 8-D

NoName XD February 21, 2013, 3:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #239234

C’mon Paulo
8-) - Lucy?
Mad Lucy - What?
8-) - Nevermind, it was nothing.

Unknown Name February 21, 2013, 6:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #239235

:/ - She’s in there, hurry up she’s on in a few minutes.

Unknown Name February 21, 2013, 6:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #239237

Y’know. I had a thought.
What if Augustus is in there? Since he seems to have taken some sort of interest in Lucy, or at the very least, try to be a voice of reason to her. I wouldnt put it beyond him to already be in the dressing room talking to her.

What would happen… ;)

melancholia February 21, 2013, 7:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #239238

TAESHI FOR THE LOVE OF GOD
DON’T LET PAULO SCREW UP

btw I’ve read your blog, cheer up sweetheart I think you are great :33

Gea February 21, 2013, 7:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #239241

I read the comic from the start to now in less than a day. Please make more as fast as you can :D

Cristian February 21, 2013, 8:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #239242

Oh, you y**** cutie! 8D

Redsilence February 21, 2013, 8:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #239244

In the last panel I can see a… Confession to a deaf ear, maybe?

Yoran Stern February 21, 2013, 9:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #239251

Come on Paulo out of all the ***** cats your the least *****. Go get her bud. Taeshi don’t get us like u do in the next page :/

JustSomeCritic February 21, 2013, 11:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #239252

People make me laugh.

Blue fox February 21, 2013, 11:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #239253

@melancholia: If Augustus is in the room with Lucy, then he better just be there for moral support and maybe to help her with her lines.

@Asdertfc: That would be nice to see, but how would Lucy become Hair Lucy in a short amount of time? Wig, maybe? … Hair Lucy, singing beautifully with a pretty dress will leave everybody speechless and crying tears of joy and happiness ;_;.

@Cristian: 3 updates a week is all you will get and you will cherish each and every page you get :D.

@Blue fox: People make me laugh as well, but not as much as this comic and my imagination. Paulo is going to be one confused cat very soon :(.

supertails19 February 21, 2013, 11:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #239403

ok, all this time I was wondering what actually is BCB’s symbol, and now I understad that it’s mike’s scarf with lucy’s ribon ! and I was like OMG I’M RETARDED IT WAS SO OBVIOUS ALL THIS TIME

Gea February 24, 2013, 11:02 PM EST.

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