75. Breaking Up, page posted 5/24/13

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Comment ID #246422

My guesses (writing this before the update):
1. Jordan opens the door slightly and tells them to go away.
2. The gang leaves, sad and disgruntled.
3. Lucy appears out of nowhere but doesn’t do anything.
4. Paulo cries.
5. Everyone dies as a volcano erupts underneath their feet.

Let’s see how I did…

Puppo May 24, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #246423

There is only one thing to do in a moment like this.
Excuse my while I go curl up in a ball and cry.
At this point I see nothing good coming in this chapter.

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone May 24, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #246424

Well ****, that’s not good. To be honest, though, I feel that there are very few possibilities as to what might have happened. Firstly, and least likely, Lucy committed suicide. It would explain why her room has become the void, but they would usually announce something like that. Secondly, Lucy is going to go live with another family member. This would explain why the teacher didn’t say specifically what happened, but they usually wouldn’t tear apart the room in this situation. Lastly, she could be going to a boarding school. This would also explain why the teacher didn’t say anything, but there is no reason why they would destroy her room. Basically, there are a few choices I can think of, but they all have a fatal flaw. I’m probably wrong though. It wouldn’t be the first time and it most certainly wont be the last.

Nikita May 24, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #246425

Sorry guys, I did not mean to double comment. Forgive me.

I failed at all of those guesses. So yeah,

Lucy’s totally dead.

Puppo May 24, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #246426

Why is lucy gone :,(

DinR May 24, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #246427

Woah so they are moving D:
well that sucks.
does she even have a way to contact them after she moves?? i dont even know who all has a phone anyway XD

Dakota May 24, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #246428

i wonder what the group will do now that shes gone.

maybe Paulo will wait at the door until someone explains everything even though the rest of the gang left…

or they will beat the crap out of Mike or alienate him, which has to happen sooner or later lol

imaginative monsters May 24, 2013, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #246429

Whaaaaaat she’s really gone?

*sigh* May 24, 2013, 12:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #246430

Shipped out and away

shaaa May 24, 2013, 12:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #246431

Oh crap they’re moving dcsdkjnasdkn;ld WHY IS THIS A FRIDAY IM CRYING

Bittersweet_PauloxLucy May 24, 2013, 12:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #246432

OK I think that Lucy’s mom sent her to live with her dad. Sorry but I think I am going to cry. ;_; =(

RPGnerd May 24, 2013, 12:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #246433

totally called it. :O

sen May 24, 2013, 12:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #246434

Did they send Lucy to like boarding school or rehab???

;) May 24, 2013, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #246435

Noo lucy D; that’s no good

eagle May 24, 2013, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #246436

Well Mike had said that the group would eventually reject her. So to protect herself, she left them first. I am sad now.

Whut. May 24, 2013, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #246437

So SAD, but I knew it, still poor Paulo :(

Vanilla May 24, 2013, 12:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #246438

I am voting for Rehab…..

Pepe Le Pew May 24, 2013, 12:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #246439

Oh no oh god. I’m so sad.
They’ll find a way to get in touch with her… I hope.

Todd May 24, 2013, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #246440

She went to an asylum. I knew it.

Yxela007 May 24, 2013, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #246441

And then Lucy pops out from the corner and shouts “JUST KIDDING!” while everyone laughs because she really got them good. Then they all go and have a wonderful picnic where Lucy reconciles with Mike and starts dating Paulo and Abby’s mom is actually alive and everyone’s happy. EVERYONE. Right…? ;A;
-Goes and rolls into a ball of feels-

SmokingLollypops May 24, 2013, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #246442

So either they are moving away or she was sent to live sowhere else.
Are lucys parents divorced or something?
Still whatever that happened she didnt had the guts to say bad to them?

Interesting to see paolo use his feline traits like that

DrackeStalenTorgen May 24, 2013, 12:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #246443

That is the most beautiful home I’ve ever seen. XD But really… Lucy must have been shipped away to a boarding school.. or some crazy clinic…

:B May 24, 2013, 12:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #246444

So… From what angle are we looking at their house from..?

Kew May 24, 2013, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #246445

And today another MikexLucy shipper has abandoned ship.

Mike, I hate now more than ever.

This page here separates the Lucy-haters, from the Lucy-lovers.
How can you tell? THE RIVER OF TEARS!

I need a hug right now. ._.

WAIT WAIT WAIT! There is one box left! Please tell me she is still here. Lucy walk around the corner, see Paulo… please.

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone May 24, 2013, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #246446

*Claps* well we got proof she left now :/

Papercoffee May 24, 2013, 12:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #246447

I love how you can see Paulo’s claws. Sometimes I forget I’m reading a comic about cats, ehehe.

Chompy May 24, 2013, 12:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #246448

I will remain strong until further information is provided.

I will remain strong.

I will. Maybe.

-chokes down small sob-

Party Favors May 24, 2013, 12:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #246449

Thanks for the graduation present… haha. I love how Paulo’s determination was shown in his breaking conventions of society and of setting to get to her. Clever writing, too.

Hazel May 24, 2013, 12:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #246450

scaleing walls to find sadness and lucy is asumed dead

alex May 24, 2013, 12:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #246451

Well, there goes MikexLucy AND PauloxLucy.
Only one option left.
SHIPPING PAULOxMIKE

Bertemai May 24, 2013, 12:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #246452

…well. Looks like everyone finally figured out what’s been up with Lucy…just a day too late. Seems like Mike won’t get a chance to reconcile with her after all. Shame they had to find out like this, though.

Oceanus92 May 24, 2013, 12:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #246453

Hm, it looks like Lucy might be moving?

nalem May 24, 2013, 12:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #246454

NOOOOOO!!! ;_; LUUUUCYYYY!!

This is gonna bug me all weekend Mad Lucy

I hate to say it, but it’s just not BCB without Lucy! ._. I am quite sad now ;_;

We have definitely arrived at the bitter side of the equation. Hopefully, we will get to the sweet again…right?!

kaminari683 May 24, 2013, 12:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #246455

Guys. If Lucy was dead, I honestly doubt her family would clean out her room.
I have yet met a single parent that cleans their lost child’s room after death.

Sorry, but I’m chancing on that they’re moving/have moved. Perhaps there are few things left to pick up which is why Jordan is still there.

Yumikarp May 24, 2013, 12:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #246456

At least she has one more thing in common with Sandy now:
They both have distance between Mike and themselves.

Maybe this will give Mike more time to figure out his feelings? Because I saw when they were on stage, and she sang, he still had feelings for her.

Two sayings pop into my mind as I type this:
“The more two fight, the more they like/love each other in the end.”
and
“Distance makes the heart grow fonder”

I think this is what happened with Sandy and it might happen with Lucy.
That is my hope anyway.

MIKE X LUCY FOREVER!

Ios.Saiken May 24, 2013, 12:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #246457

I forgot if I wrote my guess but part of it was that she moved. The other part is that she’s living with her eldest brother, Sam.

Gabria93 May 24, 2013, 12:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #246458

Hmm, I seem to notice a box and a vacuum cleaner in what was once Lucy’s room. Yeah, I’m going to say that Lucy has been moved from her room and that she is still alive. Sue trying to be the voice of reason, but Paulo is not going to wait any longer. Too bad he doesn’t get what he wants… a chance to see Lucy again.

supertails19 May 24, 2013, 12:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #246459

Was Lucy’s house that tall before…? :O

Just-A-Lurker May 24, 2013, 12:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #246460

Her house is like the Tower, and Sir Jerkface’s the Prince

asdasdasd May 24, 2013, 12:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #246461

So Micheal tells her everyone is gonna abandon her so she decides to do that before them? Oh, well.

anom May 24, 2013, 12:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #246462

Wh-what…..h-how…..wh-why…..None of this makes any sense…how could this happen… ._.

Shellshocked May 24, 2013, 1:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #246463

Okay, either Lucy was sent away for a while, or the entire family is moving somewhere else. I’ll go with the second option. I mean, why clear Lucy’s room if she was just going away until she calms down?

Subaru May 24, 2013, 1:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #246464

Lucy’s house looks weird. It’s like a cube made of bricks.

Hicks May 24, 2013, 1:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #246465

Thank you Paulo! But your Lucy is in another castle!

Darf14 May 24, 2013, 1:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #246466

did he just climb up stone with his claws…

A Fan May 24, 2013, 1:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #246467

For a another conspiracy theory maybe lucy got sent off to live with Zachary (I think that was his name… you know… the guy on the island). That would sufficiently remove her from the epicenter of the action without killing her or having to introduce a host of new characters. If she was sent to live with Zachary then maybe they could visit her someday.

Or maybe she is just dead, in which case where is Augustus to make some comment about how pathetic is is she died

Misanthrope May 24, 2013, 1:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #246468

I like what colour, and especially the new coloring materials, do for this page.

StraightFace May 24, 2013, 1:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #246469

While other ships seem to be sinking, my LucyXHappiness ship seems to be nowhere in sight. Did it sink? Will it sail? NOBODY KNOOOWS! :O

I’d like to think it’s in for repairs. It took quite a beating, but it’s not impossible to fix. And I’d like to think that someday that ship will sail.

In other words, I think Lucy’s alive. And I don’t care where she’s gone, as long as she can find happiness and confidence there.

GingerPaws May 24, 2013, 1:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #246470

Probably sounds kinda lame, but it is truly disheartening to see that Lucy has not only left Roseville High…but her home. Lucy’s friends, left behind squandering for an answer, are now left at the mercy of her family on revealing her whereabouts and if/when she will come back.

This group of friends will likely never be the same, as the chapter title suggests. The loss of Lucy will soon have a ripple effect in their lives. And whether or not you believe that Mike is to blame for triggering this chain of events, or that Lucy was inevitably headed down this course of needing to be removed from her environment for therapy, every one of Lucy’s friends will feel some degree of guilt at the possibility that they might have been able to prevent her departure. That guilt will probably be rationalized by turning to blaming one another.

I am apprehensive, yet curious as to how the fallout of Lucy’s absence will change the group. Sometimes in life you take friends for granted. You don’t notice the impact of someone’s presence on your life until they are gone. Is Lucy’s disappearance the black hole in the center of this circle of friends? As soon as somebody is able to pull truth out of Mike, you might just want to put this group on life support.

Purin May 24, 2013, 1:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #246471

Wow,now that some dedication rite there and we all know exactly what happend to lucy its at plain as day, moved out to another school for a while, wich would be a perfect time for a plot twist like her ending up at the same school as sandy.

Come on this would make the story so enteresting

lov/hate/hurt May 24, 2013, 1:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #246472

I can’t wait till this is updated every week day.

Kay-Felis May 24, 2013, 1:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #246473

Reading some of the comments has got me very confused. Specifically, people speculating that because Mike told Lucy that her friends would leave her, she disappeared so she could leave them before they left her.
Now, hold on! Lucy didn’t have a choice, remember? This is an intervention planned by her family for her well-being. Besides, Lucy’s not like that! Her friends mean a lot to her. She wouldn’t abandon them just because she thinks they’ll leave her.

And one more thing? Lucy’s family planned this a while ago. But they just now left. So why’d they stay for a bit longer, if Lucy wasn’t even going to school?

Sue’s play.

Lucy could have just left, and expected Sue to find a new actor. She didn’t want to be in the play in the first place, and she certainly didn’t want to sing on stage. But she did. She stayed because Sue means that much to her.

TL;DR: Lucy didn’t abandon them, and certainly not for fear of abandonment.

GingerPaws May 24, 2013, 1:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #246474

Why do I keep thinking that tower outside the Hound Pits pub from Dishonored whenever I look at Lucy’s house from that angle?

SOGx-ray May 24, 2013, 1:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #246475

I feel…worried, to be honest. Very worried.
I’m worried that Lucy committed suicide. I thought I could alleviate that by looking at your projected end date (2014 according to the About page, but I recognize that this is merely speculation), but despite how far away a year or so seems, it’s actually only 156 more pages give or take (if each chapter is 30 pages long, that’s ~5.2 chapters).
But if I’m being over-analytic with that, what happened? Lucy looked happy at the end of the play, seemingly.
And if she did die, how would the others react? I find it pretty difficult to believe that Paulo wouldn’t react with anger towards Mike, and who knows what the others might do.
I just get a bad feeling, is all.

Neospector May 24, 2013, 1:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #246476

Gasp! Paulo! Lucy got ate up by that vacuum!
QUICKLY! Rescue herrrrr!!

Jessica U. Ingmann May 24, 2013, 1:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #246477

What?! Someone cleans their room?

Shiloh May 24, 2013, 2:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #246478

So… Lucy made out with Paulo before the play because she knew she would be moving away within a week.

LucyxPaulo please don’t go down in flames ;;

Poptart May 24, 2013, 2:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #246479

Does there dad tive with them? If not maybe she went to move with him
Or maybe a family fraind
Moved out on her own?
Bording school?!?!

Silverstar May 24, 2013, 2:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #246480

Anyone else notice that Paulo became spiderman for a moment?

Watcher May 24, 2013, 2:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #246481

Dem claws.

MECHEN DER KRIEGTÖRTILLEM May 24, 2013, 2:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #246482

I knew it. The whole time. Wow. Weekend ruined. uwu”

Cheshiresheep May 24, 2013, 2:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #246483

Whoa.
Paulo wants to **** her real bad.

Knux-the-Killer May 24, 2013, 2:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #246484

If you are confused about what happened to Lucy, then please read this page carefully: http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c73/p4.html If you are still confused then read the starred comments on that page and you’ll go “Oh” eventually. Especially when you see the first line of the first starred comment or the last line of the last starred comment.

supertails19 May 24, 2013, 2:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #246485

Sue shut the **** up. Why are you so screaming?

jun yang May 24, 2013, 2:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #246486

I just died because if this page, then I was resurrected, and then died when I reread the page in utter shock.

13 May 24, 2013, 2:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #246487

Why is everyone so worried; they’re just packing for their big move to the states.

Anonymous May 24, 2013, 3:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #246488

spiderpaulo ftw!

also, what a nice prison they live in.

boh... May 24, 2013, 3:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #246489

Claws on bricks, mmm? That must hurt, Paulo, unless you’ve been fortifying them by drinking your milk every day.
I enjoy how Sue is still trying to be reasonable. How old is she anyways? More importantly, what’s her number?
Oh, but yes, last panel. Hmm, very foreboding vacuum cleaner in an empty room. Maybe Lucy was shipped out to boarding school or the military or something.
Guess we’ll find out soon enough.

Blank On Purpose May 24, 2013, 3:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #246490

I swear, many of these comments make me question if people actually read or remember the story line before the actual page.

Kew May 24, 2013, 3:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #246491

Why does Lucy live in a tower? XD This isn’t Tangled.

Mika May 24, 2013, 4:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #246492

yea I’m still pretty sure they sent her to depression therapy, they might have had to keep her hospitalized? I don’t know too much about these things so…someone help or expand on this please?
Anyway, the teacher seemed like she knew something was wrong. a kid moving to a new school would most likely be announced, yet she kept the reason quiet as far as we know. also, her family might have come to this conclusion to send her there, but of course the kid wants to have a say. she would have said “at least let me complete the play.” and so I stand by what I’ve said in the other pages. -stops rambling and gets much needed sleep-

captainAndie May 24, 2013, 4:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #246493

Huh, I imagined a scenario in which one of them would climb to the window and see all her stuff was gone. I never would of expected it to actully happen.

I know Paulo really cares about Lucy, but trying to break into a house to get to her is a pretty stupid thing to do.

DeathofInk May 24, 2013, 5:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #246495

Oops! I lose the bet (
C75P6:
I’d like to bet $( (√((π^86.5 - 22/7)^(4 ÷ (64 ÷ 4) - 2^(-2)) + 90/(90 - 3 × 60)) × 10^(3^(2^5) + √8) ) that Lucy can be found at her home.

). Sorry that I have no US$ and the stake itself was “0”.
—Or, maybe Lucy is in another room or Paulo is not careful enough.

@supertails19: I read it. So Taeshi actually always has a plan for the story. (But I still can not find out where Lucy is. )

Doctor Nuclear May 24, 2013, 6:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #246496

Maybe she just emptied that corner of her room to fit a new tv

Vulli May 24, 2013, 6:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #246497

AAAH HOW CAN I WAIT UNTIL MONDAY!? ;_;

DekuMarth May 24, 2013, 6:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #246498

OH GOD LUCY NOOOOO! ;_;

Elise May 24, 2013, 6:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #246499

Bet she went to boarding school

Kaoru May 24, 2013, 6:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #246500

Cats’ advantage is…
…they can climb the wall without any equipment.

Doctor Nuclear May 24, 2013, 6:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #246501

And it’s suddenly all a dream

Kindle Kat May 24, 2013, 6:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #246502

This is what happens when you sell too much Lucy figurines.

Flaarei May 24, 2013, 7:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #246503

AW MAAAAAAAAN O______O

Gea May 24, 2013, 7:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #246504

So I’m going to say she was shipped away to who knows where. And then Jordan/His mother will tell them why, Mike will feel guilty and explain his side of the story and what he said to her, everyone gets mad at him, blah blah blah, they get over it and try visiting lucy

Alecks May 24, 2013, 7:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #246505

She’s moving??? Or… worse…? Oh noooo D: no no no no no no dammit Taeshi why do you do this to my poor heart?!?!

Lizzie May 24, 2013, 7:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #246506

Maybe she just cleaned her room 8-D ?

fullmeowpanic May 24, 2013, 7:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #246507

Oh my stars, people is so dramatic.

Lucy is not dead and she isn’t gone forever. I’m willing to bet money on that. She might be gone a chapter or two (or she can still show up somehow in this chapter,) but she’s not gone permanently. We might even see some chapters of her where she isn’t with the “group,” but eventually I’m sure the plots would join together again when the time is right.

So anyways, like a said before, Lucy is a huge part of the comic’s plot; Too much of the drama surrounds her, too many questions relating to her are unanswered, and there is too much that can still happen between now and when this comic ends. So even if by some slim chance this character is meant to die, I truly doubt it would be so soon.

So honestly people, stop being so dramatic.

(Oh, and one last thing: I doubt Lucy’s family would be so cruel as to clean out her room so quickly after her death, had she (Lucy) committed suicide. WHICH SHE DIDN’T! That would be like “oh look, Lucy died. Lets get rid of all her sh*t so we can forget she ever existed =DDDD.” Yeah, I think not. )

Lunacy May 24, 2013, 7:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #246508

Frankly, what we must make absolutely clear is that Lucy is not dead, she’s propably resting in one of her majesty’s asylums for the mentally ill.
Furthermore, we clearly have to make sure that Lucy’s “dissapearance” won’t become an obstacle in our efforts to lower the national deficit.

David Cameron May 24, 2013, 8:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #246509

A crazy twist would be if Lucy moved to Sandy’s town.

bunnyclub May 24, 2013, 8:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #246510

She’s clearly moved to Sandy’s town to organise Sandy’s murder, pure and simple.

David Cameron May 24, 2013, 8:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #246511

Maybe they sent her to a hospital or something. They were pretty worried…. :unsure:

Aree May 24, 2013, 8:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #246512

So is this what they were alluding too in page four and five of the “ten Seconds to Midnight chapter?

pg 4 - http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c73/p4.html

Unknown-_- May 24, 2013, 9:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #246513

Oh the angst! Oh the fear! Oh why is my dark soul having a field day out of this? XD
Anyway, seeing as every idea on Lucy’s whereabouts, so far, has a loophole , I’m gonna go whit CIA conspiracy, I’d explain how buuut it’s confidential 8-)

B-Dawg May 24, 2013, 9:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #246514

Paulo is doing some crazy things when he’s in love, but as he reaches the window it seems too late. Only a box and a vaccum cleaner are whats left in a near empty room. Maybe Paulo will see Lucy pick up the last box or someone else will and Paulo might or might not find the answer he is looking for.

Keyblade Dragon May 24, 2013, 9:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #246515

I think I know what happened. remember in Chapter 73, page 12, 4th panel where she says “why does everyone have to decide what’s best for me?!” Her parents decided since she was all depressed and gloomy hanging around mike, they wanted her to go to another school, and since she didn’t wanna go, they sent her away to probably somewhere where she’ll stay for a long time, probably until college, or even after college, but hey, it’s my theory

Naruko May 24, 2013, 10:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #246516

… What?

Alaystus May 24, 2013, 10:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #246517

If Lucy was being sent to a hospital or mental institution they wouldn’t have had to pack up her whole room. The same goes with a boarding school. And though Lucy was depressed, she wasnt bad enough to be put away by her family. And again, if Lucy was being sent to a mental hospital she wouldn’t have taken her room with her.

She most likely was sent to stay with a relative or something, or she moved in with her dad. For all we know her whole family is moving (since we only saw her room and not the rest of the house.)

Lunacy May 24, 2013, 10:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #246518

Haha well ok,
1. Lucy’s house is literally a tower. Absolutely featureless and slim as a stick with one window way up high. And no trees nearby either! Big and empty and completely….unrealistic.
(this could be intentional as a Rapunzel parallel but considering that Mike’s room was giant and empty when he was -supposed- to be living in it, I’m chalking this up to not thinking through backgrounds and locations at all)
2. I know Paulo’s a “”cat”” (double quotes because only his head and tail is a cat’s), but not even cats can climb a sheer brick wall. That’s just silly. And by silly I mean stupid.

Like, if you wanted to show a mildly realistic way for Paulo to get up to Lucy’s room, just pick a house with a front porch and therefore a nice low roof in front. Or just a tree nearby to climb. Both would also serve to make Lucy’s house less freakin’ weird. Not that difficult…

Macca May 24, 2013, 10:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #246519

Panel 1: Is that a house or a tower dungeon?

Huh? May 24, 2013, 10:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #246520

LOL
Lucy lives in a castle. Awesome.
NEVER thought Paulo would be the forced entry/spying type. OH WAIT, he’s Paulo.

Rylan May 24, 2013, 11:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #246521

Sorry Paulo, but Lucy is in another castle.

Rylan May 24, 2013, 11:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #246522

@Macca:
The spaces between the bricks are wide enough to let Paulo fix his paws on.
—“One’s potential is unlimited.”…

Doctor Nuclear May 24, 2013, 11:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #246524

Anyone else notice his claws?? I mean, he IS a cat. 8-)

RandomFox2 May 24, 2013, 12:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #246526

oh, whatever… mike was always the one being ninja-like in the past, his scarf only added to it, i remember when a lot more people supported mike for being badass, now everyone has moved on to paulo, even though he is the furthest thing from a badass that anyone could POSSIBLY be. :/

that is pretty much a flat brick wall, i doubt paulo could get his claws into it and climb it so easily, if at all… i doubt a freaking tiger or lion could even dig into that wall, let alone a housecat who is overly vain and perverted, not to mention weak beyond belief.

veronica, you’re trying WAY too hard to make paulo out to be cool, or even decent… it looks pathetic… unfortunately, since 98% of your fanbase are idiots, of course they’re gonna love paulo for it… it really is depressing seeing how far humankind has fallen. ._.

oh well, maybe you’ll come to your senses and have paulo fall and paint the sidewalk with his blood and guts… i like to hold on to hope that some people will realize their mistakes and correct them. :smirk:

Thanatos May 24, 2013, 12:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #246527

@Thanatos You didn’t click the link, did you. Cats, even house cats, are perfectly capable of scaling walls with little or no easy footholds. Also, as a Paulo fan myself, I find it very offensive that you accuse us, as well as most of the BCB fanbase idiots. When people do this, they do not look smart, they look bitter and rude, and you are no exception. Wishing misfortune on a character because you don’t like them as much as another is petty, and I am ashamed of you.

Nepeta May 24, 2013, 12:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #246528

paulo’s looking pretty determined, and i love it! <3
also, this page is just screaming for an edit, haha.

mint May 24, 2013, 12:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #246529

@Thantos
We get you hate Paulo. Hate him quietly! You can hate all you want! We respect you opinion as long as you respect ours! WHICH YOU ARE NOT DOING!
Honestly when you comment is wasting space on this website.
I am glad to know you wish ill-intent on a FICTIONAL character. :nope:

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone May 24, 2013, 1:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #246531

Why do i have this horrible feeling that Lucy was sent away to live with her dad? :unsure:

RandomFandom May 24, 2013, 1:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #246532

Not to be mean or anything but, I’m honestly glad Lucy is gone and I hope it stays that way. She is my least favorite character and she does nothing smart.

Atlas May 24, 2013, 1:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #246533

A hell this sucks just when things were getting good I hope sandy dumps mike

Psycho1 May 24, 2013, 1:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #246534

uh-oh….this isn’t good….

Anima May 24, 2013, 1:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #246535

I bet when they find out this is mike fault their gonna ostracize him or Paulo is gonna whup his ***

Psycho1 May 24, 2013, 1:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #246536

Taeshi i saw an add for bittersweet on precociouscomic.com. I love that comic just as much as this one but that one’s amazing. they even made a quick strip about bittersweet. good for you.

anonymous May 24, 2013, 2:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #246537

She’s moving…if it’s not still close enough for them to hang around each other… *readies Landkreuzer P 1500 Monster and chainsaw*
If Lucy is to become a tragic case or just a secondary character never to be seen again (at least not for a long time), the next tragic case will be you. BCB’s new story designer? Me. Artist? I’m sure my girlfriend could figure out the style.

I'll Eat Yourself May 24, 2013, 2:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #246538

Looks like she’s moving, which would explain the empty room. At least interesting things are happening now.

naAr May 24, 2013, 3:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #246539

@Bertemai
You are forgetting LucyXSandy

Tcj333 May 24, 2013, 3:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #246540

So I guess that makes Paulo a spider cat: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIWwOXrHqas

So does that mean Mike is a ninja cat? http://www.youtube.com/watch? NR=1&v=GM4aevEz1Fg&feature=endscreen

Or maybe Mike would be Drunk kitty(you know in Mischief Night and Confrontation): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aA3dHi_o7Yw

supertails19 May 24, 2013, 3:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #246542

Lucy’s room is not demolished/ripped apart/destroyed. That’s a Vacuum cleaner and a box, and some little pieces of trash on the ground… just like when a normal person moves out all their furniture. :P

Exodustrial May 24, 2013, 4:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #246543

And this is how you get **** done.

Or arrested for trespassing, take your pick.

Wex May 24, 2013, 5:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #246544

omg that link is perfect! i thought lol its paulo wen i saw it good choice! XD

lucy x paulo May 24, 2013, 5:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #246545

is it then end for one characer? or is it the birth of a new one?

Bolgverk May 24, 2013, 5:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #246546

I’m surprised I haven’t seen any Assassins Creed jokes yet

Ember May 24, 2013, 5:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #246547

:smirk: I cant wait to see what happens next!

May May 24, 2013, 6:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #246548

Paulo just assassin creed his way to Lucy’s room<3333

Angel May 24, 2013, 6:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #246549

NO….. MR. VACUUM….. HOW COULD YOU??? O_____O

Drackose May 24, 2013, 6:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #246550

-face palm- she isnt dead.

Sahchan May 24, 2013, 7:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #246551

Am I the only one who thinks Paulo is a great friend? I’d love to have a friend like him. Obviously, he takes care.

DiDi May 24, 2013, 7:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #246554

It’s obvious that Lucy went to stay away with another family member, or even might’ve sent to another school, a boarding school preferably. :O

Paulo’s got them claws. 8-)

Nitro May 24, 2013, 10:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #246555

I have an insane osumption. She is going to go live with another family member, because she nearly committed suicide, and where she ends up will be the same town as sandy lol that would be funny, especialy if they become best friends. (highly unlikly the last part

JustSomeCritic May 24, 2013, 11:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #246556

At this rate it will end with Paulo x Mike

Malok May 25, 2013, 12:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #246557

We need a head bash emoticon. Cause..

Bob Brovine May 25, 2013, 12:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #246558

All of my nope. :nope:

Skuare May 25, 2013, 2:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #246559

Paulo x Wall OTP

Patrick May 25, 2013, 3:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #246560

The box is filled with mike/friend related things?

shmidny May 25, 2013, 4:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #246561

“Oh no, my nemesis! Mister Vacuum Cleaner, we meet again.”

Tacsi May 25, 2013, 5:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #246562

Paulo is an assassin from Assassin’s Creed.

Muffsor May 25, 2013, 10:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #246563

Paulo could be Spiderman one day…. I think he IS Spiderman.

Jasmine: :O

Mikika Hatari May 25, 2013, 10:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #246564

@Mikika Hatari:
He can’t. Peter does much better in Biology and Physics than him (but only if he is actually a super genius (mostly probably not)). He is a cat (Certainly) and can easily climb a wall made of bricks (, even more “easily” when he gets angry.)

And I think Jasmine should be :/ more than :O .(or both)

Doctor Nuclear May 25, 2013, 10:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #246565

Well PauloXLucy is starting to leave the deck….It least it lasted for 4 pages…

Jadeeee May 25, 2013, 1:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #246566

@nikita actually i think lucy ran away, that would explain just about everything, because htey tore the room apart looking for her, teh teacher wouldnt specify why shes leaving! its just a guess, but if i called iit ima laugh in your face AHAAHAHAH! so yea, cant argue with logic!

justcallmeTDP May 25, 2013, 3:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #246567

@justcallmeTDP
I am actually really hoping that happened. That would explain why she wanted a say so and why she bitched to Augustus about ‘everyone’ making decisions for her.

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone May 25, 2013, 6:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #246568

Lucy’s room is empty….WHERE IS LUCY??? ;_; ;_; but i wait until monday…. :unsure:

Laguhez May 25, 2013, 7:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #246569

i still believe that Lucy is staying with Sam. Sam doesnt live with them, right? So im guessing she’s with him.

Jay May 25, 2013, 7:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #246571

What I’m wondering is how long it takes Paulo to figure out that this is primarily Mike’s fault o the fights to come are going to be legendary another question that bugs me is why felt the need to be a total dick to Lucy in the first place talk about unnecessary

AngryDrunk May 26, 2013, 12:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #246572

… $20 says she was committed to a mental health institution.

MankindtheFoley May 26, 2013, 1:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #246573

@MankindtheFoley
I hope those $20 are wrong.

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone May 26, 2013, 1:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #246575

And in the box, either a memory book (emotional blackmail) or Lucy’s pets! Or a note to Paulo.

Kyuubi May 26, 2013, 3:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #246576

THEY SOLD HER TO SLAVERY

The spider behind you May 26, 2013, 7:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #246577

@ Nikita: We haven’t seen the rest of the house. Maybe it’s full of rooms that are empty and the family’s moving?

Quill May 26, 2013, 8:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #246578

Or she’s moving on with her life, finding new friends, and dropping the main cause of her unhappiness, her dependency on Mike.

Justin May 26, 2013, 8:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #246579

@TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone:
What’s the “$20”?

Doctor Nuclear May 26, 2013, 8:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #246580

Perhaps Lucy or her mother is only doing some cleaning, let’s imagine what will happen if Paulo breaks into the room from the window (or somewhere else, like roof) and meets Lucy (or even Sam) then surprise her (or annoy him) …

@TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone:
Ask again, what “$20” for?

Doctor Nuclear May 26, 2013, 11:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #246581

oh no what happen lucy was happy a sec ago because mike became friends with her and now everything is going weird. is lucy dead or did she just move or maybe she was just doing something normal tht they thought was something bad or crazy but wasnt really i guess will just find out. :( :question: :unsure:

auto May 26, 2013, 12:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #246582

@Doctor Nuclear
“… $20 says she was committed to a mental health institution.”-MankindtheFoley
I was making a joke by acting like the $20 is talking.

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone May 26, 2013, 1:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #246583

Wait, this leaves me with a question… If at the end of the last chapter, when Mike offered to start things over with Lucy and she said ‘that’d be nice’, BUT she knew she was leaving… does that mean that she was happy to tie up loose ends before she left? Or maybe she felt sort of a malicious satisfaction that Mike wouldn’t be able to fix his mistake now that he’s seen how much he hurt her?

Bleh May 26, 2013, 1:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #246586

My guesses are that either she changed her mind and accepted the singing agent dude’s offer to become a famous singer and left without telling her friends or that she went to live with a relative of her family and didn’t telling the others about it.

Michelle May 26, 2013, 3:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #246588

HEY! Re-read this! http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c73/p4.html Maybe Lucy is moving to another school or something!

Victoria May 26, 2013, 7:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #246590

She probably moved. Maybe to start anew? (If she did) she’ll probably still visit every so often.

JEEVES May 26, 2013, 9:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #246591

Oh- oh yeah. She might’ve gone to stay with relatives. That didn’t cross my mind.

JEEVES May 26, 2013, 9:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #246632

WELL! Don’t we feel like **** now, huh mike? :/

Mark17 May 27, 2013, 12:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #246728

Sorry wrong page.

RPGnerd May 27, 2013, 8:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #271859

I always wondered how Paulo was able to cut off a silent -e.

The answer is SUPERPOWERS

Yes January 6, 2014, 8:24 PM EST.

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