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it’s funny because jordan is older than everyone
Lucy is totally dead. That’s why Jordan doesn’t want to see her friends, because it brings back the painful memories of his sister he has. Seeing his friends just brings all those sad and happy memories to the front of his brain, so he shuts them out. Literally. He’s trying to block off his brain from remembering his dear and dead sister so that he won’t have to go through the immense pain he feels when he thinks about how he’ll never be able to see her again.
Or, you know, he could just not want to talk to them.
Puppo May 22, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.
Break down that ****en DOOR! SHOW THEM AT LEAST SOMEONE CARES ABOUT HER!
Moment’s like this is why I ship this also.
I have no sympathy for Jordan! NONE!
Well Jordan I take it Paulo didn’t hurt your sister.
Mike run now! Paulo is going to make it look like Sam loves you!
Panel 1. Paulo looks so ****en badass
TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone May 22, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.
Hell, it’s about time! He’s going to get what’s coming to him. Clearly, though, whatever happened, he’s definitely not proud of it. Seriously, through, from what Jordan’s doing, things are not good. This chapter is definitely going to be huge. I just hope they’re not too late.
Oddly enough, through, Jordan doesn’t realize that by ‘protecting’ Lucy, he’s actually doing more harm than good. What Lucy really needs right now (probably) is her friends. People she can actually talk to and, maybe, tell about what happened in December.
Still though, they’ll be getting in the house eventually. Thirty pages doesn’t exactly fill itself.
Nikita May 22, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.
Damnit that house looks empty to me, what if they moved
Stridon95 May 22, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.
Yay, Paulo. I figured he’d get angry and do something eventually. Although he didn’t have to be so rude to Sue. As for Jordan: Hide behind the door all you like… i’m not sure if it can stop Paulo, but if you think that door can hold him then stay there… or you could politely open it and you can talk to everyone rationally. now that I think about it, you are in trouble Jordan. Poor guy, he must be tired and now he has to deal with this? The things a brother has to do to protect his sister.
supertails19 May 22, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.
Aww man im feelin bad for Jordan now
Its pretty obvious he’s tired and stressed out.
shaaa May 22, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.
Well I guess thats what he gets for slamming the door. But what is up with Lucy something seems off.
TROLL May 22, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.
Gettin’ reaaal tired of our ****, Jordan. Seriously, I’m beginning to hate this guy, it’s like his SOLE purpose is to block the plot’s progress
MissShellGiraffe May 22, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.
That little ****
ThatoneGuy May 22, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.
Am I the only one who finds it incredibly irritating when people post one letter comments, then edit them later, just to be first?
ANYWAY. Jeez, Paulo, calm down
Kaz May 22, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.
Honestly, I think he deserves that. Her friends need answers, and Jordan’s got good intentions, but this isn’t helping anyone. He’s just in the way.
Solvek May 22, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.
Poor Jordan. He’s just being a over protective
or maybe he really does need to be this protective right now
We’lll find out next time they see Lucy?
Dakota May 22, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.
I think Paulo is gonna cries his feels.
Silverxphoenix May 22, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.
Ok, now I am worried about what is happening owo
eagle May 22, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.
Paulo has a right ti be furious.
13 May 22, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.
Wow, Paulo is ******. But then again, we already knew he was in love with Lucy since fifth grade. He kinda reminds me of Fisk and Elizabeth from Better Days/Original Life. They began dating in Middle school, broke up for a long time, had a fling in High School, then, after a long time, got married. I can see this happening sooner or later with Paulo and Lucy.
@Kaz: Me too. It’s immature to do so, and it’s a silly game to be true.
Renadt May 22, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.
Seriously^ you people just write random words just to be first? That’s sad.
I feel bad for poor Pauly-poo, he broke up with Jasmin just to be with Lucy, and now that he finally has a chance, she’s gone missing there goes my shipping down the drain..
MrsBullocs May 22, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.
What’s with all the Jordan hate, seriously? If you had a younger sibling that was being emotionally destroyed by a group of people, would you allow them to see her? He’s probably thinking he’s doing her a favor. He’s being A GOOD BROTHER. He doesn’t WANT to see his sister hurt anymore. Put your damn torches down.
Eeyup May 22, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.
Paulo just be awesome and climb to her room duh
DinR May 22, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.
Poor Jordan! and Paulo too he’s totally freakin out there for Lucy his luv, there must be something MAGERLY WRONG. I mean, look at Jordan’s face! and the title of this chapter! not to forget Lucy’s leaving the school! whats going on here Taeshi… lol and this is like the forth time Jordan slammed the door in Paulo’s face
paula May 22, 2013, 12:04 AM EST.
But then again… Lucy is a main character….
Sahchan May 22, 2013, 12:04 AM EST.
Yet another cliffhangah!
Nightkill May 22, 2013, 12:04 AM EST.
Well, now Paulo is stepping up to try getting inside…although I can’t help but think that Jordan still won’t let them in.
Here’s my prediction: Lucy goes and lives at a boarding school or something of the sort now, so even if Jordan let them in, they couldn’t see her.
Also. Paulo. Didn’t need to push Sue like that. Seriously, man.
Oceanus92 May 22, 2013, 12:06 AM EST.
Jordan is her younger brother. Her older is Sam.
Exodustrial May 22, 2013, 12:06 AM EST.
I don’t know who to feel bad for, Jordan almost looks like he is sadden by something, but then I feel bad for Paulo because he is the one in love with her and I think he must be eating himself on the inside wondering/ worrying about whats going on
Kleitos May 22, 2013, 12:07 AM EST.
Poor Jordan. He’s getting all this hate and all he wants to do is protect his sister from whoever caused her pain and suffering.
Moogle May 22, 2013, 12:08 AM EST.
I feel so sad for Jordan, he looks like this is hurting him just as much as anyone else. And he looked so tired in the previous page. He seems to not want to do this but at the same time he feels like he has to protect his sister. But he’s probably not even sure from what, or rather… whom. And no one here knows what happened to Lucy, except for our Mr. Oblivious Green-Eyes.
I kind of hope for Sam to suddenly stand in the door and either push the group out or just give them a quick explanation and that be it. OR JUST POINT AT MIKE AND SAY “ask him” (wishful thinking).
It doesn’t feel like Lucy is quite ready yet to talk with anyone… especially since she didn’t even tell anyone she was transferring. But I can understand why Paulo is pushing this.
Yumikarp May 22, 2013, 12:08 AM EST.
Before Jordan was being mildly jerkish, but in this case now, I think he’s doing something protective for Lucy, (stop the hatin’ on Jordan please, k thanks). That said though, why didn’t he just look out a window first instead of opening the door and then slamming it on their faces? It’s what I woulda done. They HAD to have expected all of Lucy’s friends to come asking at some point after declaring her to leave the school. Maybe not all at once like this, but they had to have known people would come lookin’.
BetaMonkey May 22, 2013, 12:09 AM EST.
Gosh, angry screaming Paulo, I can’t imagine why Jordan wouldn’t want you to see his emotionally fragile sister.
Looks like neither side is going to handle this very well.
kukiri May 22, 2013, 12:09 AM EST.
@People mad at Jordan, obviously you’ve never had a sibling who had problems with “friends” before. I’ve locked people out of the house for my sister before, and I don’t feel bad about it. I have no obligation to let someone in just because they showed up. That’s not how it works
Of course those people sat out in their car for like an hour and were creepy, not concerned. So theres that too.
Passerby May 22, 2013, 12:12 AM EST.
Sue seems either surprised about something, or thought of something explaining why Paulo’s acting this way. Either or is happening in the last panel, I guess we’ll see what she has to say on Friday.
Dudeler May 22, 2013, 12:13 AM EST.
She’s dead. And Jordan killed her.
Yxela007 May 22, 2013, 12:13 AM EST.
Paulo is being awesome as usual but put together the facts
Jordan is hiding from lucy’s friends
TAESHI LEFT NO COMMENT
And to top it off the teacher from a couple of pages before was very worried
Lucy has obviously run away
Also can someone post the following in ask rosevill high
Sue and McCain just make out already
N-master May 22, 2013, 12:14 AM EST.
I hope they get to see Lucy! And also, am I the only one who’s scared that Paulo is quiet, at the last pannel?
Subaru May 22, 2013, 12:14 AM EST.
lol, now Jordan looks scared.
Guess all of that stuff on the last page was just pure guff.
Blank On Purpose May 22, 2013, 12:14 AM EST.
No you aren’t… I understand in the second to last he is catching his breathe… but the last…
Ran away? How come on ever thought that before?(being serious)
There is a lot about this page we can and must discuss!
TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone May 22, 2013, 12:18 AM EST.
@Exodustrial Didn’t Taeshi just say that Jordan is older than all of them?
Julia KaNeko May 22, 2013, 12:20 AM EST.
I kinda feel bad for Jordan. He looks so stressed out.
Axidious May 22, 2013, 12:22 AM EST.
I said it before…and ‘amo say it again; This should be an animated series and I would buy it!!
I really wanna see Mike & Lucy make up…I love this series so much
kaminari683 May 22, 2013, 12:25 AM EST.
Seeing Jordan holding his head like that…it looks like he’s really ****ing stressed. His who life is being turned upsidedown because of something someone did to his sister. He doesn’t know which of ‘em, but he’s probably got an idea that it’s one of ‘em. Having to deal with the way his sister has been, and how she won’t be around any more (so it seems) it’s almost heart-breaking. I feel most badly for Jordan right now…he’s just trying to prevent more damage from happening. :|
Would y’all give the guy a break? :c
Yaschiri May 22, 2013, 12:29 AM EST.
Paulo is starting to grate on my nerves; everyone’s upset about Lucy, but he’s reacting to it by screaming and pounding on the door. Like, I understand that the love of his life is hiding from him and everyone else and it’s understandable how distraught he is, but he still should handle this better. All of Lucy’s friends have to deal with this, but not everyone’s acting like him
Everyone’s ******* on Jordan because he’s not letting them in… but if you were in his place, wouldn’t you be reluctant to have your sister see the people that you think caused her so much misery? Like someone else once said (Floweramon, I believe!), Jordan has the redeeming factor of being protective of Lucy and looking out for her. Cut him some slack!!
@Exodustrial: Nope, I’m pretty sure Jordan’s older than Lucy!
Flara May 22, 2013, 12:29 AM EST.
Paulo made, paulo SMASH! And I thought jorden was lucys little brother
lov/hate/hurt May 22, 2013, 12:30 AM EST.
poor jordan, he looks like he’s breaking down
also paulo needs to calm his tits and maybe try and speak to him calmly since yelling and screaming won’t convince jordan that they’re safe for lucy
vivitv24 May 22, 2013, 12:31 AM EST.
@TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone: Here’s something we can talk about: Jordan seems to look rather defeated already and as Taeshi said, he is older than all of them. So if he’s older than all of them and he’s athletic(he plays basketball), then why is he just slumped against the wall and with an ‘I quit’ attitude’ … could this be because he is exhausted from trying to make Lucy feel better or from staying up helping her pack her things and watching her leave? I hope it’s the first one, but the second one just seems way too likely . What are your thoughts? Oh and I posted 7 more chapters on my story: http://www.fanfiction.net/s/9204146/1/Jasmine-s- Day-Off let me know what you think .
@For anyone calling Jordan Lucy’s little brother: Please read Taeshi’s comment and think about it for a bit .
supertails19 May 22, 2013, 12:32 AM EST.
**** you guys treating jordan like the bad guy, obviously you’ve never had a sibling so you don’t understand the situation, you act like hes trying to be an *** on purpose when hes just protecting his little sister
ugh May 22, 2013, 12:33 AM EST.
I personally feel that Lucy’s family has simply sent her away. Though who knows? Maybe this arc will take a darker turn than we anticipate. I can just see it now:
With a heavy heart, Jordan opens the door. Tears begin to spill down his cheeks as he glares at the group with a sense of hate. In one swift motion, he pushes a slip of paper at Paulo, hitting him right in the chest before bringing his hands up to his face and letting his legs give out beneath him. The group gathers around, their sense of reality shattering about them as they begin to read the note. It was a draft for an obituary, written by the shaky hands of Lucy’s mother. The note was short, but the message was clear. Lucy was dead. One by one, tears began to well in the eyes of each reader as the gravity of the situation started to take hold of their beings. The only sound that could be heard over Jordan’s wails was the crash of Mike’s knees hitting the pavement below, his world coming apart as the weepings of Lucy’s brother filled the air solely once more.
I could also see something like that happening as well
Oh! And first time posting!
Katias May 22, 2013, 12:46 AM EST.
I’m terribly annoyed that Jordan is apparently the bad guy here. He’s not. He’s just trying to look out for his sister, which is what a good sibling does. I also see people saying that it’d be better if Lucy saw her friends? How? You think she’ll actually want to tell anyone anything? She’s not going to be that open. She’s not just going to come out and say what’s on her mind. Because that’s not Lucy. When has she ever been like that? She may care about her friends but she’s not going to be honest with them. Not now at least.
DarkCrystal828 May 22, 2013, 12:49 AM EST.
Well. Here I thought Jordan was younger than everyone.
Gabria93 May 22, 2013, 12:51 AM EST.
Paulo faceshove ftw
Also, how old is Jordan if he’s older than everyone?
Bleh May 22, 2013, 12:59 AM EST.
I am rather happy that Jordan is trying to protect his sister. It’s not annoying. Lucy’s been hurt and he doesn’t know why, so he’s protecting her the only way he knows how. And, technically, he’s not keeping her friends from her. Judging from when Lucy came down the stairs to her family talking, she already knew what was going to happen. She had that time to talk to her friends. She chose not to.
;w; You go, Jordan.
Witacurr May 22, 2013, 12:59 AM EST.
Paulo, nobody deserves to be treated like that. The only reason you’re acting that way is because you want to know why she didn’t tell you anything. Do you think you’re any different than everyone else? No, you’re just more intense about the betrayal because you made out with her.
Honestly, I really sympathize with Jordan in this page. He’s a good kid who wants the best for his sister. It’s obvious that Lucy’s entire family is taking this whole thing hard. Lucy has practically died inside; of course everyone in the family would be affected by her suffering! Now that Lucy finally has the chance to free herself from the pain, here comes the whole gang barging in like it’s their right to know everything about her.
Friends don’t let friends be friends like these.
Bertemai May 22, 2013, 1:06 AM EST.
He is leaning against the door. He isn’t really slumped. Maybe she already gone, but then again is Jordan too stupid to tell them she is gone?
This chapter is going to get ugly. I can sense it! The group is going to crumble. If Lucy leaves, well she is out. Paulo will be furious with Mike and refuse to be around him, Paulo is out. Sue will be mad at Mike because Lucy was a good friend of hers, Sue is out. Abbey will have nothing to do with Mike bullying Lucy like that, Abbey is out. Daisy got mad at Mike back in early Volume II for being a jerk to Lucy, Daisy is out! Hot Lucy is gone, David is out. They will all go separate(except Daisy and Abbey) and deal with the pain.
Everything from “December” to now was the calm before the storm.
TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone May 22, 2013, 1:14 AM EST.
Eeyup makes a good point. It’s easy to get mad at him when you approach the issue from the perspective of Paulo et al, but really, what else would you expect him to do? Imagine if Jordan HAD tried to be polite. Personally, I think it would’ve seemed pretty unnatural. Even though I want things to happen as much as the next person, I’d rather not have unrealistic character behavior be whats speeds things along
Kisekiko May 22, 2013, 1:17 AM EST.
If you’re going to do that Paulo, then aim for right under the doorknob. That should break the doorframe. Try not to kick the knob itself though, because that would hurt a lot.
On a side note, it looks like they’re using big boy words now.
paulosawesome May 22, 2013, 1:18 AM EST.
Listening to “10 000 Fists in the Air” by Disturbed… Seems appropriate. :p
Paulo dude… Calm down… listen to metal… And think! This is Jordan, he will do what ever he can to protect his sister… Stop demanding and ask to speak to him in a formal manner and you will get more out of him than yelling at him…
Jordan, I am sorry about this whole problem and I don’t know how hard it must be for you, but as you are the oldest I will give you some advice the others won’t be able utilise other than Sue. It is: Look at the problem objectively and not subjectively. When you are able to do this well it will all become a large logic puzzle and happiness is easier to achieve amongst more people.
The G May 22, 2013, 1:23 AM EST.
I think I just had a dramagasm.
Neospector May 22, 2013, 1:26 AM EST.
I somehow read the “Where is she?” line in Christian Bale’s Batman voice.
thedragon133 May 22, 2013, 1:29 AM EST.
Dude if some kid was knocking on the door calling my son a little **** i would go and smack him down so hard
…. good going Paulo this is exactly how you show a family that you are truely a nice guy
T_T May 22, 2013, 1:42 AM EST.
…Taeshi, you are very…very bad for my health with your not having enough pages in a week to fill my craving. ;n;
I NEED MORE.
…Taeshi is a new drug.
On another note.
Poor Jordan..He just …He looks so stressed out. ;n;
I WANT TO HUG HIM.
And kick Mike in the shin
AND HUG JORDAN MORE
Then kick Paulo..
AND YOU GET THE POINT.
****** May 22, 2013, 1:47 AM EST.
If I had a sister I’d be overprotective of her too. Blood is thicker than water. Siblings come before friends.
Follarch May 22, 2013, 1:48 AM EST.
Everyone go back to “Ten Seconds to Midnight” and DEEPLY study the first few pages where Lucy’s family discusses something. Lucy’s mother is worried and upset, and feels like she’ll be “betraying” Lucy.
I’m pretty sure that has A LOT to do with what’s going on right now.
Bertemai May 22, 2013, 1:57 AM EST.
I would feel bad for Jordan if his presence wasn’t keeping the plot from progressing. To me he’s just another roadblock that takes up another page before MAYBE we get some kind of clue of what’s going on. Until the little **** lets them in, I hate him
MissShellGiraffe May 22, 2013, 1:58 AM EST.
Lol this is so over dramatic for no reason that it is funny. No wonder Jordan refused to see them
Timonthy wee May 22, 2013, 2:20 AM EST.
that’s actually lucy, trapped in jordan’s body
PokemonPiPiPiAdventure May 22, 2013, 2:36 AM EST.
aww poor Jordan
i know he is trying to protect Lucy but you cant always think that by protecting you are doing to right thing
ive been through that before its not fun but we all learn sometimes the hard way
Madi_mew101 May 22, 2013, 2:36 AM EST.
Hey guys Lucy moving is a good idea why would she want to stay around drama freaks? Jordan the best brother freaking hell Pauli should just **** off">********
Timonthy wee May 22, 2013, 2:47 AM EST.
Oh now they f*<€%*# care
Toph23 May 22, 2013, 2:53 AM EST.
No way that Lucy’s dead. It’d be a bold move, but that isn’t something that she could grow from and eventually get over. If she weren’t a main character, I could believe it.
What’s happening now was foreshadowed before, as some people have mentioned. Sam, Jordan, and their mother had a talk about how to help Lucy remember? My money’s on the fact that she’s been sent somewhere else- a clinic, a boarding school, somewhere, anywhere that she effectively could go to heal.
This trauma has done a number on Lucy’s family. The only thing that Lucy’s family seems to understand is that one of her friends ruined her life. They don’t seem to know who or how, or even why. No wonder Jordan doesn’t trust any of them! I applaud Jordan for trying to protect his sister.
GingerPaws May 22, 2013, 3:08 AM EST.
Let Mike be the one to reason out with them! That would spice things up. I’ll get my popcorn ready.
Prius May 22, 2013, 3:26 AM EST.
And that’s the moment when kid should call police. No seriously, Paulo is trying to break in right now. As far I remember in some States you can get your face shot off by house owner if you do this ****. So yeah, nice that people here are reasonable, mature and are… cheering him to break in… What the hell, humanity?
Commander_Zero May 22, 2013, 3:29 AM EST.
Oh man, Jordan……I feel bad for him! As a earlier comment read.. he is obviously tired and stressed out! And haha good going, Paulo, kinda just moving Sue’s face with your hand……….
Box May 22, 2013, 3:55 AM EST.
i doubt Lucy’s dead but i must admit her brother acts weird and maybe too overprotected? we will never find out
foxiepox May 22, 2013, 4:46 AM EST.
I…I thought you were dead. -Dying of laughture-
Yaschiri May 22, 2013, 5:03 AM EST.
Aw dang he’s mad.
Face-Push for the win?
Anon-Anon May 22, 2013, 5:13 AM EST.
Oh yeah, shout at the guy who’s going through a huge family crisis. THAT will make it better.
It would serve Paulo right if the older brother (sorry forgot his name) turned up at this point. I know Paulo is just worried about Lucy, but that’s no reason to make Jordan feel more uncomfortable then he is right now.
DeathofInk May 22, 2013, 5:26 AM EST.
Poor Jordan, he’s just protecting his sister, but I can understand Paulo’s rage! Its really uncomfortable when something important, that affects many people, is kept as a secret and he’s in love with Lucy and he must be super worried about her, he’s just desperate…
And I think that Lucy ran away is posible but I think if she did run away she did it with Augustus, I dunno but he gave her some support when she was in the roof and he seems to be the type to run away when he needs to so, maybe he helped her run away… that’s at least what I think
MidnightCat May 22, 2013, 5:44 AM EST.
****** May 22, 2013, 6:24 AM EST.
GOOD, I’m sick of Lucy’s brothers’ **** too. It’s about time someone stood up to them.
nalem May 22, 2013, 6:54 AM EST.
I don’t think Jordan is the bad guy. He knows his sister has been hurt and is very depressed. He can see how none of her friends really provided support (because they didn’t really know). He feels angry about that and simply wants to keep the people who didn’t help her away.
DekuMarth May 22, 2013, 6:54 AM EST.
Unless it’s a Zombie story, or a Halloween story arc, there is no reason to kill off a main character. I read a story, once, where they killed-off the main character in chapter 6. How did it end? I don’t know! I’ve never read anything by that author again, or since. Don’t remember his name. You don’t get to kill-off main characters, only auxiliary characters. It’s in the rules. Unless it’s “Highlander”. I mean, who wants to live forever?
Geneseepaws May 22, 2013, 6:59 AM EST.
Maybe she’s actually dead… Hmm…
Alecks May 22, 2013, 7:01 AM EST.
I’m not sure if this will make Jordan change his mind or just get even angrier.
To calm down is always not bad, but unless to calm down becomes an impossible thing.
—Has once been kept away even from the front door by Jordan for some unclear reasons and is facing the same thing again, Paulo finally loses temper. (Certainly, Jordan is just caring Lucy, but it seems that they can not enter Lucy’s home easily because of this. Luckily, Sam’s not here, or Mike may feel a bit uncomfortable.)
@People_insist_that_Lucy_has_been_dead, “Better believe not than believe it.” Of couse that Lucy is not of that bad luck.
I found that your user name is “Kiz**a”. And that’s why your name is banned. Try her nickname (if she had one).
Doctor Nuclear May 22, 2013, 7:12 AM EST.
i find it funny so many people think paulo is so strong and brave… where was he when lucy was about to get raped early on in the comic?
oh, right… he was cowering in an alley, crying because a dog barked at him.
yes, let us support a relationship between lucy and someone who could NEVER protect her.
mike has been the one saving her ever since the beginning, and she risked her life and faced her fear to try saving mike once, as well… yet paulo never faced his fear for lucy, it was mike who saved lucy from being violently raped in front of everyone.
people who continue supporting lucy/paulo, i am starting to think they support the idea of letting your friends get raped because they’re too big a coward to do anything about it.
so go ahead, support a weakling who does not have the strength to fight for his friends, and would sooner betray them than face his fear.
Thanatos May 22, 2013, 7:48 AM EST.
I hate waiting for so long to see what’s going to happen
Aquaczaz May 22, 2013, 7:52 AM EST.
Jacob, I feel for you, and completely understand. That doesn’t mean you’re not making a mistake.
Paulo, I understand, love you, and frankly, think you’d be best for Lucy. But you’re yelling at an obviously stress-ridden guy, the brother of your desires, and shoving around your friends. Not cool.
One of the best way to tell how good this comic is is that even when you completely disagree with someone’s actions, you can still understand and sympathize, putting this on a totally different level than many things.
Party Favors May 22, 2013, 8:05 AM EST.
I do find Jordan to be an annoyance, but it’s more of in a plot sense than in any actual real-world sense. In a real-world situation, someone acting like Jordan is generally justified in doing so, and certainly Jordan himself has reasons to act like this. If we look at the plot, however, Jordan’s reluctance to even talk to Lucy’s friends is a hindrance; it mostly only seems to serve as an obstacle, and so far his reasons are shrouded in mystery and he serves only a minor purpose in confirming that the situation is dire.
Jordan isn’t the bad guy.
However, he is the ANTAGONIST in this particular scene. He is the one who does not want the protagonists (in this case, Lucy’s friends) to succeed in their objective (to see Lucy).
People tend to confuse bad guy with antagonist. The bad guy actually wants to do bad things; the antagonist only opposes the protagonists/main characters, for reasons which aren’t necessarily evil.
On to the core of my impressions of this page, Jordan’s action in response to seeing everyone on the doorstep was childish and non-constructive, and he should have expected a backlash like Paulo’s. Trying to oppose someone without reason will only provoke them into overcoming the obstacle that you’ve become for them. I expect them to let go for now, but try later, again and again until they get some answers.
Were I in Jordan’s position, I’d have not allowed them in, but not slammed the door either, and asked what it is they want. If they want to know something I don’t want to tell them, I’d just tell them it’s personal, or that I don’t know. Not saying anything is the worst possible thing to do in situations like these, I find.
That being said, it’s only one page. They can only last this many seconds or minutes, and the scene is by no means finished yet. In the next few pages, Jordan may realize that his first reaction won’t solve anything, and I hope that if he realizes it, he’ll do something about it, at least to get the others to pursue a route that isn’t a dead end.
**TL;DR - Jordan is an obstacle to the plot and characters, but he has his reasons and isn’t a bad guy. Paulo reacted as should have been expected. I hope Jordan doesn’t just keep blocking the plot like that.**
Well that’s my thoughts for now, kudos if you read the long version.
Paash May 22, 2013, 8:11 AM EST.
Glad to see Paulo manning up. Jordan looks burdened with something. If its too late then their visit was futile. This is going to be a bitter series of events.
Keyblade Dragon May 22, 2013, 9:35 AM EST.
She isnt dead…Im sure Jordan would have screamed at them for showing up if she was.
And, while a transfer is possible, I dont see why Jordan would be slumped against the door.
My guess is that maybe she tried to kill herself and is currently in the hospital.
@Thanatos Arent you being overly harsh? Dosnt Paulo have a childhood phobia of barking? If you are so scared you are rendered motionless thats not exactly your fault.
AshA May 22, 2013, 9:40 AM EST.
@Thanatos: I’d like to direct your attention to this: http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c30/p8.html You keep saying that Paulo is a “weakling” and that he could “never protect Lucy” and all that, but in the link we see Paulo saving Lucy and Mike from drowning.
That pretty much makes your argument invalid. Not that you’d care since you’ve been making the same boring argument for years. For the sake of other readers please come up with something new and preferably a comment that is less petty or vindictive. You’re just coming across as hateful to Paulo and anyone who ever likes him and for some reason you seem to enjoy it.
I’m not the type to irrationally hate on a character so I wouldn’t know what it’s like, but anyway you can try doing it maturely? Or is that really too much to ask?
I also need to add one more point, I don’t agree with Paulo’s methods, but at least he is trying… I think that says plenty about him as well. Paulo may have his flaws, but then again we all do. I’m sure you have a few flaws of you own like your uncontrollable hate for a fictional character.
supertails19 May 22, 2013, 10:00 AM EST.
Huh? May 22, 2013, 10:04 AM EST.
Although this is depressing, I already imagined several scenarios involving ways it could turn out for Paulo.
1. Lucy dies
-1.Paulo becomes depressed, and commits suicide
-2.Paulo becomes depressed, and gets over it, but is colder and more agressive.
-3. Paulo becomes depressed, gets over it after a LOOOOONG time, becomes friendly with someone else.
-4.Paulo is depressed and turns to one of his friends for love and affection. (I’d prefer Mike)
2. Lucy Is Moving
-1. Paulo and Lucy end up in a relationship like Mike and Sandy, mostly call and text.
-2. Paulo gives up on her and leaves, keeping the same life except with an unfillable void.
3. Lucy accepted the deal with the music producer
-1. Paulo is proud of her but is still going to miss her dearly
-2. And here is where I stop because I’m too lazy to type any more
Alecks May 22, 2013, 10:16 AM EST.
The comments are so funny. Time for us rolls by 2 days at a time on weekdays (3 on weekends) while it’s only been a few seconds in the comic. So people are, quite literally, changing their minds every second.
Gate-Senpai May 22, 2013, 10:31 AM EST.
why is [ K i z u n a ] a bad word? It basically means bonds or ties.
Gate-Senpai May 22, 2013, 10:39 AM EST.
I don’t get why everyone is attacking Jordan. He is only trying to protect his sister. We don’t know what Lucy told her family, maybe she asked them to keep her friends away. His loyalty is to his sister, not a random mob of kids that show up at his family’s door.
So he’s not doing anything wrong.
Also, I’m sure Lucy isn’t dead… or anything else that may permanently remove her from the plot. Lucy kinda is the plot. She’s a main a character, and this isn’t Game of Thrones.
Lastly, I hope Sam opens the door next and glares at everyone (with a focus on Mike, as if to say “I know what you did”,) or Lucy’s mom comes out and just makes everyone feel uber awkward.
Also, Paulo, it’s not a good a idea to start insulting a potential brother-in-law. Just saying.
Lunacy May 22, 2013, 10:56 AM EST.
Lucy is not DEAD! Why? Taeshi said she NOT is killing off any characters(except the censored one)
TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone May 22, 2013, 10:59 AM EST.
It would make the story very interesting in my opinion, sorry, NOT A BIG LUCY FAN
Alecks May 22, 2013, 11:30 AM EST.
@Gate-Senpai: Because her creator, didn’t want her to be part of this comic quite some time ago and now the very mention of her name is prohibited. Although as you can see, some of the newer members are not as knowledgeable about old facts.
Just look at all the people talking about Lucy being dead, if they knew the facts like a certain someone, then they would know Taeshi is not planning on killing off an important character such as Lucy. She doesn’t really plan on killing any of her characters at all. You may be wondering: “But Kiz is gone and so is Carter how come they had to disappear?” My response would be: Fan characters that are not pivotal to the plot are fair game.
Tl;Dr: Lucy isn’t going to die. Kiz is gone because her creator wished it to be so.
@Alecks: Just because you want Lucy to die does not mean it is going to happen and even if it did happen then how would that make things better? Interesting? Maybe. Better? No.
supertails19 May 22, 2013, 11:32 AM EST.
Aww, I feel so bad for Jordan right now
Caconia May 22, 2013, 11:42 AM EST.
I never said it would make it better, I like how it is right now anyway, JS that I don’t like Lucy, and wouldn’t mind if she died
Alecks May 22, 2013, 11:53 AM EST.
(Big bro, you answered the “Why?” by yourself, and I know that Lucy is OK, so what did you want to say?)
After the “one comment per page” campaign…
…some super long comments are invented…(If there are anything essentially different?)…
@Alecks: If Mike or Lucy dies, the comic will be over, too. (Unless Taeshi or her successor wants to show something happening in 2030s or further in the unknown sequel.)
Doctor Nuclear May 22, 2013, 11:55 AM EST.
Oyy, Thanatos, nice to see your whining *** in action. <33 Please, bitch more, it is delicious.
….I thought I saw a “T” sorry. U_U
Yaschiri May 22, 2013, 12:18 PM EST.
@Alecks: I’d like to direct you to Lunacy comment… here I’ll even give you a quote: “Also, I’m sure Lucy isn’t dead… or anything else that may permanently remove her from the plot. Lucy kinda is the plot. She’s a main character, and this isn’t Game of Thrones.” -Lunacy
If you really want the plot to die, then killing Lucy would definitely have the desired effect and any fan of this comic would not want that to happen, just saying.
I am not saying that you have to like Lucy, but wanting her dead? Wow, just go home have some ice cream and talk to me when you are in a better mood because that is some Mike-level harshness.
supertails19 May 22, 2013, 12:23 PM EST.
Any fan but me,
I honestly don’t think the plot would die with her
I don’t like Ice Cream.
Alecks May 22, 2013, 12:29 PM EST.
@Alecks: Okay then tell me what plot you think will happen if she died? I’m sure one of them is bound to be entertaining. No sarcasm intended I just want to know what you think.
Have a cookie instead.
supertails19 May 22, 2013, 12:33 PM EST.
I’ve thought of way too many ways of it turning out to name them all, I guess it’s because of my vivid and bittersweet imagination. Of course just because I don’t like her means I WANT her dead. By the way, I’m still really confused and wondering what actually happens. Honestly I can only imagine the plot continuing if she does die or get removed from the comic. THIS IS TOO MUCH SUSPENSE!!! HURRY UP WITH THE COMIC I’M DYING HERE!!!
Say she moved away… she wouldn’t be in the comic near as much… maybe as much as Sandy… Say her mom sent her to a place to help with her depression or something of the sort. Say that she died, there could still be ALOT to happen. Use your brain.
Yay I wuvs cookiez om nom nom
Alecks May 22, 2013, 12:45 PM EST.
Doctor Nuclear May 22, 2013, 12:55 PM EST.
A MikeXSandy arc? A funeral arc? Paulo blames Mike for all of this and has an epic showdown with him arc? A David wins his Flower Girl’s love during the funeral arc? A DaisyXAbbey love because they were in mourning arc or the possible break up-arc? Paulo being a broken tear-filled wreck and Jasmine/Daisy/Tess/Mike has to go to extreme lengths to comfort him arc? Is finding out what people think, really too much to ask? .
Also, I think it would be better if she moved away than if she died as that could cause some drama, give us a new place to see(wherever Lucy goes to) and can potentially lead to Paulo getting a job and a driver’s license to go see Lucy again. Doesn’t that fulfill you drama/angst needs?
No don’t die on me yet. No one is going to die. Please remain calm and hold on a little bit longer… the dying can happen after you reach the end of your long eventful life .
Hey! I just saw that use your brain remark… have you been taking lessons from Mike on how to talk to others? As you can see here^ I have been using my brain… I’d like to say the same for you, but then you go making remarks like that and you convince me otherwise. The Sandy emoticon fits you just fine.
supertails19 May 22, 2013, 1:04 PM EST.
@supertails19 all of those are valid options. I just hope Lucy hasn’t died. I don’t know why everyone wants her dead. She is the VICTIM, not the VILLAIN
Rylan May 22, 2013, 1:12 PM EST.
@Rylan: I’m glad somebody appreciates what I have to say and didn’t brush me off by implying that I wasn’t using my brain. I was trying to be friendly to Alecks, but that obviously didn’t help. This makes me go back to the days when people hated on Sandy when they didn’t know anything about her or when Jasmine was viewed as an obstacle to the PauloXlucy relationship… so much hatred for characters that absolutely do not deserve it.
Is it even possible to get fans to be more like us and have them be rational? If i’m going to hate somebody then I want to make sure they deserve it like Alejandro does. He hasn’t felt remorse, regret, or even a shred of guilt over his actions and he knows exactly what he did. Sandy didn’t really know what she caused until Mike told her in Just Beautiful and then she responded by telling Mike to go apologize. As for Lucy, she has shown she is remorseful for her actions on a few occasions(The Text is just more proof of this). Fans could treat her like a monster all they like but only the ones filled with hate will be the true monsters. Even Mike feels some guilt over his actions.
supertails19 May 22, 2013, 1:27 PM EST.
@Alecks : I wonder why you think if she moved away that the comic wouldn’t follow her anymore. Tae, could do a series of chapters about Lucy at a new school, being open to new friendships, and just moving on with her life. we might not see the large group for a while or she could split the focus on Lucy and the others. nobody knows yet. and for all of you that keep wanting Lucy to die, you obviously haven’t read my comments in previous chapters;
I find it funny that ppl are so hateful they wish for harm to come to a made up character. I also find it funny that all these Lucy/Mike haters came about after their big fight. no one cared about Lucy’s abuse of Mike before that or Mike’s fickleness concerning who he was in love with. seriously, go back and read the comments as you re-read each page. and I also urge ppl to get a BCI membership. some of your questions may be cleared up.
sen May 22, 2013, 1:40 PM EST.
did anyone else see paulo poof his fur a little in the last panel? o-o
Dia May 22, 2013, 2:05 PM EST.
@sen: I’ve come to realize that it is hard for some fans to think rationally when they become overemotional… I see it so often it is sickening especially when they start talking about how they want a character to die. I ask them to try and find out why they want this to happen, but I never seem to get any positive results. Maybe they just say it out of irrational rage and don’t even think before they say it. I could name a few people, but I think I would get in trouble. Besides, I’d rather mention the ones that do think rationally about this like you do . Also, yeah a lot gets cleared up for people that actually do some extra reading. BCI helped a lot, but not everyone has the means to get it .
I think the problem is that several readers forget about events that have transpired in the past as a whole and only focus on bits and pieces which is why some readers become filled with hatred over a character for one of their actions instead on focusing on that character as a whole(just looking at a piece of the past instead of looking at how that person grew up and all of that person’s actions up to now).
Tl;Dr: I’d urge readers to read BCB from the beginning and I guarantee you’ll notice something you might have missed and read Taeshi’s commentary along the way as well since it can be extremely helpful.
supertails19 May 22, 2013, 2:07 PM EST.
Well i’ll give you this. I’m hooked to my seat to know what the hell is going on
JustSomeCritic May 22, 2013, 2:40 PM EST.
Sorry I’ve been away, I was working
@Rylan I never said I WANTED her dead
@Supertails I just think If she moved away she would probably be on as usual as Sandy. I didn’t say she wouldn’t be in another part of the story later on.
Maybe my attitude is a little similar to Mike’s, but I would never tell someone I hate them, except for my brother, I don’t hate anybody.
The way a lot of people think about it, the plot dies if lucy does, honestly there have been many great books and shows where the mains characters have died, but it still moved further.
“Use your brain” I said that because it didn’t seem clear you were using your imagination to think of what could happen if she did. I should have said, use your imagination, although without a brain one has no imagination. Or life for that matter.
Also I can’t help but reread the whole comic from the beginning, I’ve done it several times these past months. (March, April, and May)
Alecks May 22, 2013, 2:41 PM EST.
@Alecks: Oh, okay so the “Use your brain” comment wasn’t just some underhanded insult. That’s good although it did come across as being a lot ruder than you intended. I work very hard in my comments and I do take my time to think about them before I post them. As you can tell, implying that i’m not using my brain is a pretty good way to hurt my feelings. I don’t like getting my feelings hurt when i’m trying to be friendly, but now I understand why you said it and I’m sorry for any confusion.
I’ve used my imagination for several different stories that don’t involve Lucy and I’ve mentioned some of them in an earlier comment. Is there any way that I could hear some of yours? Pretty please?
Also, what Bittersweet Candy Bowl fan wouldn’t go back and read this wonderful comic any chance they got?
supertails19 May 22, 2013, 3:10 PM EST.
Actually you can probably guess that I work with fanfics and stories, and since it’s kind of easy to draw this, i thought i’d make a yoai parody of chapter 43 with MikexPaulo. So that’s what I’m working on, since there is no yoai I can find between them >.<
Right now I can’t go to my actual job because of renovations and such.
Actually, I believe I wrote a comment about what might happen to Paulo if Lucy was taken out of the comic. check it out.
I have more than that, but I’m too lazy to type any more
Alecks May 22, 2013, 3:23 PM EST.
I like the idea of Lucy and Paulo together! Why cant she stay and try it with him! They are my two favorite charaters! I can also relate to Lucy and Mike situation though…
Nicole May 22, 2013, 4:16 PM EST.
All I can say is that if Mike and Paulo try to break the door down to get to Lucy, only Chuck Norris could stop them. @Jordan. Just let them see Lucy and things will probably get better. Just a suggestion I got nothing against you and I think you are a good bro but let you sister see her best friends one last time. @Lucy. You better call them while you are away.
RPGnerd May 22, 2013, 4:30 PM EST.
Paulo is scaring everyone
funny stuff, Taeshi!
NoName XD May 22, 2013, 4:45 PM EST.
I think I really understand where Jordan is coming from with not letting anyone in. When Paulo tried to come in to give Lucy a piece of cake, Jordan mentioned that one of her friends had really hurt her, but he never specified which friend, so I don’t think he knows it was Mike specifically and is just being on the safe side by not letting anyone in. Also, if indeed Jordan doesn’t know who, my guess is he’ll ask who did hurt Lucy, in which case Mike will probably end up confessing, or be found out by process of elimination as the other characters haven’t done anything to hurt Lucy other than Mike.
If Mike is ousted, it will then give all the characters a view-point on the situation, which will test who holds who in higher regards, and may have given this chapter its name, “Breaking Up.”
Oh, and judging from the comments I’ve read, I think I may be the last Mike x Lucy fan out there. Gonna hold out til the comic ends though, even if it doesn’t look like they’ll ever get back to being as close as they were.
Caelerix May 22, 2013, 5:17 PM EST.
why is everyone so mean about jordan? huh? he’s just trying to protect his sister, isn’t he? if lucy wanted to talk to them she would! jesus, jordan isn’t to blame here, he just doesn’t want his sister to hurt again. god damn it you people.
fickledreamer May 22, 2013, 5:26 PM EST.
Jordan’s gonna scream “SHE’S IN THE MENTAL HOSPITAL!!!!” or something
MaronaPossessed May 22, 2013, 5:41 PM EST.
Poor Jordan, having to deal with Lucy’s dramatic friends.
Alex May 22, 2013, 7:03 PM EST.
Gosh people! Leave Lucy alone! If she wanted to talk, she would!
random person May 22, 2013, 7:17 PM EST.
I like the story so far
Lincoln May 22, 2013, 9:43 PM EST.
What happened to lucy? Did Carter finally snap?
Misanthrope May 22, 2013, 10:09 PM EST.
U_U Could I pretty please read it when you’re done/if you’re done? -Ships PauloxMike- >>
Heey. Don’t forget about me! I may not always comment, but I do sure try to be thoughtful in my comments (except when I’m attempting to taunt/make fun of @Thanatos owo), and I don’t have any character hate, irrational or otherwise.
Yaschiri May 22, 2013, 10:13 PM EST.
“…I think I may be the last Mike x Lucy fan out there…”
You are deffinetly not alone. I ship MikexLucy, but not cannonically any more. @Someone(AKATheRealSomeone ships MikexLucy, and @RPGnerd does as well. They contructed a submarine in attempt to keep their “ship” afloat.
Yaschiri May 22, 2013, 10:17 PM EST.
A thought just occurred to me; where are Yashi, Chirpy & Lily?!
I hope they’re ok…
I’m worried about fictional, talking animals…Taeshi, you have no idea how talented you really are
kaminari683 May 22, 2013, 10:20 PM EST.
@Yaschiri: You are one of the few that posts really insightful comments often and I respect that about you .
With some others it is obvious that they haven’t put much thought into their comments and in some cases it is obvious that they are letting their emotions get the better of them(you actually named one of them… I think I’ll start calling him Mr. T because he might as well be talking in his voice at this point). You can tell by the words they use and by how they use them. There are plenty of others that have caught my attention(both positive and negative), but I really don’t want to list names… you definitely strike me as a good commenter because it looks like you actually take your time to read your post before you click “Post Comment” .
kaminari683: Lily is most likely taking care of Yashy and Chirpy, Yashy is probably depressed by the news she got about her “father” http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c71/p32.html and Chirpy is probably crying in Lily’s arms right now or trying to be brave… there is only so much that Lily can do on her own. She’s definitely going to need some back up or else she might have to leave and take Chirpy and Yashy to a more cheerful environment. Yeah this not a happy thought… sorry .
supertails19 May 22, 2013, 10:55 PM EST.
YEAH, KICK DOWN THAT DOOR PAULO!!!! >:D
Pauloisjustthatboss May 22, 2013, 11:03 PM EST.
;_; Ahhh, thank you! I respect that about you as well. You always have something interesting to say, that’s for sure. C:
I understand character hate, because when I was young (age of 10 thru like 15) I had a lot of that. >> I irrationally hated on characters because they seemed “mean” or hateful toward my favorite character. I let my emotions get the best of me (and I was younger, so far more irrational than I am now). But now that I understand better (ignorance is never an excuse!) I don’t just randomly hate on characters. They have to have done something TERRIBLE and without reason, to make me hate them. >> And so I do not support irrational hate on characters. Or anything for that matter. |D
I also had a thought that made me sad; what if Lucy ends up going somewhere she can’t take Yashy, Chirpy, or Lilly with her? Assuming Lilly would come along. I could see maybe why she wouldn’t. Ahh, that would be SO HEART-BREAKING. ;;A;;
Yaschiri May 22, 2013, 11:27 PM EST.
@Yaschiri Well that’s good, glad I’m not alone
I will say though, this is a really good comic, read through from volume one to here in two or three days, and I usually never comment on anything, so the fact that I am means I’m hooked
I’ll also admit that I did hate Mike after he dropped that bombshell on Lucy because he was the most relatable character to me in the beginning of the comic (keeps to himself but is a really nice guy), but him being so mean to Lucy changed my view on him for a while. I did think over everything I had read though, and after a while the comments that were understanding of why Mike yelled at Lucy started to make a lot more sense. So now, instead of unconditionally hating Mike, I, at least partially, understand his view-point. Doesn’t mean I don’t think he was a bit too harsh and a bit childish after their big fight: “Maybe things would be better if she were dead”
Caelerix May 22, 2013, 11:40 PM EST.
@Yaschiri: I’d understand wanting to get Lily, Chirpy and Yashy away from the depressing environment that is Lucy’s room, but separating them from their “mother” would just be too hard and saddening to do… even if it was for their health it just… wouldn’t be right. Taking Lucy and the pets someplace new would be a whole lot better than just taking the pets away from Lucy.
Why separate the mother and the kids unless… the only possible reason anyone would have for taking the pets away from Lucy is that she is currently unfit to take care of them(that is the only possible argument anyone would ever have for separating them)… wherever Lucy goes they better not give that as the reason she has to leave her pets behind. They should at least say something less hurtful .
@Caelerix: I am thankful that Sandy bopped Mike on the head after he said it. He was upset and angry at Lucy when he said it, but at least Sandy set him straight. I’m still wondering what was in that letter, but that is clearly for another day.
supertails19 May 22, 2013, 11:45 PM EST.
Of course. I just literally saw a picture in the Booru drawn by Tae that made me a proactive MikexSandy shipper now though, so…while I still dig MikexLucy, I cannonically ship MikexSandy and PauloxLucy. Though I just wanna ship LucyxHappiness right now since I want her well. ;A; And Mike made me really mad when he called her a parasite. u_U That was the point where it was “below the belt” for me. I didn’t hate him, but I really disliked him. :C But I like him again. I just feel terribly for everyone. One big ol’ bowl of drama candies. |D
If that happened at all, it may be that Lucy’s departure is temporary on a grand level, and maybe taking the three of them with her just might not be feasible for any number of reasons. It all depends on where she is going. u.u -Mews a little- I hope that isn’t the case. Also, I am waiting for Zack to somehow, some way make good on his word to Lucy. u.u Also, now that I really think about it, where is Tess in all this?
Yaschiri May 23, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.
@Yashiri: Everyone probably thought it was best not to bring one of Paulo’s ex-girlfriends along to go see the girl he is in love with. That would be… wow, if they want to cheer Lucy up, that would not be the way to go… same reason Jasmine is not her(except Jasmine might be a little bit more resentful of Lucy at the moment, too). Zachary is sure taking his sweet time, but since he’s all the way in Acapulco, I’m sure he’d have reasons for being so amazingly late .
I don’t really ship anyone at all right now. I’d ship AbbeyXDaisy since they are just cruising through all the drama, but it is only a matter of time before they come across some sort of obstacle that will threaten to tear them away from each other. Also, I’d rather not get one group of shipper’s hopes up while simultaneously tearing another down. Shipping LucyXhappiness seems like the best choice since there is a good chance that will happen, but it will be a while before it sets sail again. At this point I’d rather just hope for the best and be happy with what I get… that doesn’t mean you have to be the same… it is just how I roll. I guess i’d be a space ship? Floating around aimlessly until I finally reach my target(s).
I think it would be best to not separate the pets from their “mom” since it(as you mentioned) “would be SO HEART-BREAKING. ;;A;;” and would most likely make matters worse than they already are .
supertails19 May 23, 2013, 12:43 AM EST.
I see how it is
Unless I have golden letters I get ignored
What is distrubing is: if you removed her pets, I don’t think Lucy would be affected.
They could be at funeral.. hopefully it’s Lucy’s Depression’s funeral!
TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone May 23, 2013, 12:56 AM EST.
Yes, it would be heart-breaking. u.u Lets just pretend that they’ll be with Lucy, wherever she’ll be.
And it’s totally cool if you don’t ship anyone ‘cept LucyxHappiness. You should definitely ship that (in due time of course). I really would love to see LucyxPaulo work out when Lucy is actually in the correct frame of mind to be making any relationships like that, but if it turns out Paulo isn’t the one for her, maybe she’ll just keep making her own way and stay CLEAR AWAY from the drama. Hopefully…
I just had random head-cannons of Lucy ending up the C.E.O. of some big-shot company. Two alternate paths came into my brain; the followings of her struggling to stay at the top in her job and make her way through her life, maybe finding friendship or love somewhere (not already known cast). OR—She’s a big-shot C.E.O. and through the process of hiring new Janitorial help, she stumbles upon a Somali that looks VERY familiar…
…u_u That could warrent a fan fiction.
I mentioned you before. You ship MikexLucy, amirite?
Also, I suck. I messed up your tag, sorry. orz
Yaschiri May 23, 2013, 1:02 AM EST.
Yes I am an endanger species know as MikexLucy shippers.
You spelled my name right, that is all that really matters
“That could warrent a fan fiction”-Yaschiri
I would read it!
“Lucy ending up the C.E.O. of some big-shot company”
“the followings of her struggling to stay at the top in her job and make her way through her life, maybe finding friendship or love somewhere”
“She’s a big-shot C.E.O. and through the process of hiring new Janitorial help, she stumbles upon a Somali that looks VERY familiar…”
Combine them and make this dream a reality. I may ship MikexLucy. But I am on board with supertails19 on the LucyxHappiness!
TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone May 23, 2013, 1:16 AM EST.
Jordan’s doing what he can to protect Lucy, but you can tell that the situation is beginning to take a toll on him.
I really can’t see why everyone’s on Jordan’s case; he’s doing something that, IMO, is incredibly natural for a big brother to do.
Chocothunda May 23, 2013, 2:29 AM EST.
@TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone: ??? Alecks doesn’t have gold letters and I didn’t ignore Caelerix, sen or Rylan either and I’m pretty sure I have talked to you in and out of the comment section so what does me talking to another BCI member have to do with anything? Also, please, no funerals in this comic… that’s just no.
@Yaschiri: Yes let’s hope that her pets are never forced to leave her too… the last thing Lucy needs is even more reasons to feel abandoned. This plan that her family came up with is one of them and there have been so many other cases where Lucy could easily feel like she was abandoned(Back and Forth, December and Left Behind should be enough to get the point across to everyone else).
“I suck.” -Yaschiri
^That is a lie. You definitely don’t suck. You are awesome and don’t tell yourself otherwise .
Lucy living life on her own, staying clear from the drama, with a successful job and just being happy . If you are trying to get me to jump on the LucyXhappiness ship, then you are doing a great job. I really do want Lucy to be happy, but hanging onto any ship seems like a nice way to sink in this comic. So for now i’ll avoid shipping like all the rest.
@Anyone with a possible Fan Fiction idea: Type it up and make your dream a reality . It’ll be fun, come on and try it. I’ll read it as soon as I have the time and since Summer is coming up, I should have plenty of time to read stories and type my own. Be a pal and join the party .
@TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone: MikeXLucy is not an endangered species… there’s just a lot of people that are undecided or are keeping quiet for now . Hmm, now I’m wondering if that’s the same for all AugustusXLucy shippers out there? … Probably. As you can tell I talk a lot and I am not really picky with who I talk to. I’m not really exclusive to anyone at this point… sorry .
supertails19 May 23, 2013, 2:32 AM EST.
If I had access to a computer and if I had the time and wasn’t a lazy ****, I would totally. Otherwise, anyone is free to take the premise of that and turn it into a fanfiction. C: And apparently there is one pairing we all can agree on.
Aww. You. <3 I know I don’t really suck. I’m actually rather amazing. But thank you for saying so. And it’s no skin offa my nose, if you wanna float around in the ocean (or your spaceship, whichever). You don’t have to ship anyone to enjoy the drama. Now we need Zack (I’m pretty hell-bent on him showing up to aid Lucy magically, though I don’t think that’s going to actually happen, much to my disappointment u.u).
Yaschiri May 23, 2013, 3:07 AM EST.
i wan moar!!!
Sonichu May 23, 2013, 4:20 AM EST.
Go! Sonichu! Go out and zap to the extreme!
Commander_Zero May 23, 2013, 5:07 AM EST.
Group of people at knock at door, opens door then slams in their face.
Guys a douche plain a simple
Marik May 23, 2013, 5:23 AM EST.
When I saw someone mention Lucy being dead on the precious page, and now seeing Jordan’s reaction here I suddenly have a pit in my stomach.
Linkification May 23, 2013, 6:17 AM EST.
Honestly. Lucy is NOT dead. Doesn’t anyone remember her mom talking to the rest of her family about needing to do something for Lucy but worrying that she’ll think she’s being abandoned by her? She probably sent her to live with a relative or something in the hopes that she’ll maybe make new friends and be happier.
Evaliae May 23, 2013, 9:02 AM EST.
Paulo is having none of your **** today Jordon
I can understand why he is keeping them from her but at a point you have to let them talk to her
Kittlee May 23, 2013, 10:03 AM EST.
actually, if Lucy left I’m glad! There’s way too much drama and it’s already pretty old and annoying, so if she left, she’ll be happier with new friends and love interests :3 …plz end it with mike and paulo i dont ship either < _ >
Hiyoko May 23, 2013, 10:15 AM EST.
@Hiyoko: On the surface it looks like it would fix everything if she moved away from the person who caused the depression but, that doesn’t remove the mental conflict or the pain or the depression. And it also removes some of those who could have helped her through her depression if they knew about it. Plus, there is no guarantee that she will even make new friends.
Moogle May 23, 2013, 2:03 PM EST.
Awww, I totally ship Paulo/Lucy , and I think it’s just because Paulo is the kind of character I love. He seems like a jerk, but he can be romantic and sweet as well. He would respect Lucy but know when they can play around or know when things need to be said. He wouldn’t be pushed over, but he’d allow her to do her own thing if it helps her in the long run. He’s smarter than he looks. Unless I’m just writing my thoughts about what he could be and I’m totally off
Lucy-O May 23, 2013, 3:54 PM EST.
…Jordan is older?
And there’s no apparent daddy in Lucy’s family?
Maybe…Maybe that’s why Lucy is so tomboyish. Older brothers. Lol /duh. But maybe that’s also why she gets so obsessed with men. Maybe Abbey isn’t the only one who has daddy issues. Or maybe her depression stems from losing her father, and then having guy friends who treat her badly…
But. Also. Does anyone else wonder why Jordan and Sam have different eye colors than Lucy? Maybe they’re her half-siblings? That would also cause issues if she didn’t know before and found out.
silveryogurt May 23, 2013, 5:12 PM EST.
@silveryogurt Lucy has a dad. It was made canon(?) that he’s a racecar driver so we never see him around, and that’s why her mother doesnt have to work.
As for the eyecolor thing, it’s not uncommon for Lucy’s breed (khao manee) to have heterochromic eyes.
shaaa May 23, 2013, 6:19 PM EST.
I mean… there’s always the possibility that Lucy’s… dead…
Oh my ****ing God, I hope not…
SnowStorm May 23, 2013, 6:22 PM EST.
By the looks of it I’de say she committed suicide. But that’s highly unlikely.
Guess we’ll find out.
Caitlynn Moss May 23, 2013, 7:10 PM EST.
Those hoping lucy is gone and replaced with that cactus…(raises had).
wonkybird May 23, 2013, 8:30 PM EST.
Paulo’s gonna kick the door in, isnt he.
Conspiratorman May 23, 2013, 8:38 PM EST.
Lucy is dead. End of story. WAAAAH
Why else is Jordan acting like a little b****?
Nyah May 23, 2013, 9:38 PM EST.
The pay off must be huge. I mean we’ve been wondering this for months. She seem’d fine at school, and made out with paulo as a goodbye
JustSomeCritic May 23, 2013, 10:02 PM EST.
@Yaschiri: *looks around* I’m willing to give it a chance if there are no other takers by the time I finish with Jasmine’s Day Off .
“You don’t have to ship anyone to enjoy the drama.” -Yaschiri
So true . Just enjoy the experience(BCB) for as long as possible. Even with your imagination. As long as we keep thinking positively, then it’s all good .
@Nyah: Maybe Jordan’s attitude has something to do with Jordan knowing on of them did something to Lucy. Did you ever give this a thought? Jordan knows one of Lucy’s friends screwed up, but he doesn’t know who or why and he is certainly not going to let the whole group in right now. Jordan doesn’t have to deal with this right now if he doesn’t want to. Also, the group hasn’t done a good job explaining why they are here right now and Jordan hasn’t explained why he just slammed the door on all of them… so yeah this is poor communication at work again.
Also, quit saying she’s dead without having your facts straight. It just makes you look silly and it is kind of rude to say somebody is dead when they are not .
supertails19 May 23, 2013, 11:00 PM EST.
Um…I guess my brain went a little foggy…erp. Uh, I was probably pretty eager to find out what happened to her…huh?
Now I think that Lucy might have uhm…well. Let me put it this way. Do you think that Lucy can get cancer? Because I know that cats can get cancer…maybe it’s something else, but who knows.
Nyah May 29, 2013, 5:51 PM EST.
Hey, how come Paulo can say **** and we can’t?!
Patrick June 3, 2013, 12:21 AM EST.
is it strange for me that I read the ‘where is she’ part as if paulo was batman?
_sorry_girl_ July 20, 2013, 11:08 AM EST.
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