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Veronica: Zachary is really freaken serious right now.

Doesn’t the third to last panel just BREAK YOUR HEART?

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Comment ID #1790

It does.

Hope Mike will grow up.

corvusfrugilegus March 20, 2010, 1:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #1845

Awwwwwwww knew he wasnt gonna do any harm :3

John March 22, 2010, 2:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #2006

These have to be the best pages of the comic so far… really well crafted.

Hope Lucy will grow up.

klokei March 24, 2010, 7:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #2328

Well, this comic doesn’t have a “floating timeline”, so I guess they’ll BOTH grow up eventually, right? Right?? :D

Solario the Visored April 1, 2010, 10:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #2430

**** yea, go zach

lynchy226 April 3, 2010, 8:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #2445


Phillip April 3, 2010, 4:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #4579

Zach is credit to comic

KSib April 15, 2010, 11:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #5064

I really thin Zach is either a pyschic or and indigo empath or …

El Legendario April 17, 2010, 4:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #5161

As I have said before, Mike has REALLY become nasty. And not in the normal way. Like REALLY MUCH.You’ll see how bad it gets, soon enough.

WOW geek April 17, 2010, 7:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #9267

ok seriously geek? u r ruining it for new readers man

bored April 27, 2010, 5:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #16421

I just knew she was in love with Mike! She may not have shown it, but she always has been and will always be in love!

Comicman May 5, 2010, 8:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #17258

this getting good i love this comic

T_T May 7, 2010, 8:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #18492


CuteFuzzyWerewolf May 9, 2010, 2:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #21395

Well i’m not crying (on the outside) but close enough :(

Rue May 14, 2010, 12:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #22370

even i have to admit it is sad the second to the last panel is what kills me tho…but im not crying but i almost feel like it

Idiot May 16, 2010, 7:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #27573

Yes, it is sad. ;o; I think Mike needs to get his act together, I mean, grrrrrr. He’s too obsessive over Sandy. T3T

Margaret May 26, 2010, 4:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #30241

finnaly she says it!

purple man May 28, 2010, 7:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #30336

Yes, now that this step is complete, Mike will just have to comply and we’ll be set.

Hannibal May 28, 2010, 10:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #36999

No, I hate Lucy. HAHAHAHHAHAA. No, really, I do. I love Daisy x Paulo though :)

GOC June 4, 2010, 1:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #37128


Dr.John June 4, 2010, 5:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #39481

I know what Zach is. He’s a romantic. He can read people using they’re feelings, emotions and actions. He has an ear for musical talent and, despite his bluntness, he really knows how to go straight to the core of a person’s mind heart and soul. He’s not quite at this state of mind, though, but he’s close enough to still be called a romantic. He reminds me a bit of my first boyfriend.

Rock Kenaro June 8, 2010, 2:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #42874

My heart almost stopped when Lucy said “Dammit, Zach, I love him…”

Timothy Barbelo June 12, 2010, 5:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #58506

“Well, you have me! oh wait…”

Zacharo July 11, 2010, 3:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #59716

zach and catherine aren’t in the character page….

:pq: July 14, 2010, 5:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #62347

Dammit Mike… Get a freakin’ clue! Leave your girlfriend who you haven’t seen for, like, five years and get together with Lucy already!

Larathin July 22, 2010, 2:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #62628

( david goes by ) david :PEDO CAT!

stranger July 22, 2010, 9:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #66002


Madeline July 28, 2010, 11:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #66145

I actually teared up ….

Anim3Fr33K July 28, 2010, 6:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #66936

Indeed it does Taeshi… Let go of Sandy! Lucy’s right here!

Skykitsune July 29, 2010, 10:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #67485

so touching but im still laughing at what david did when she fainted

j the fourth July 30, 2010, 3:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #73988

*wibbles* Luuucy! Q_Q *huggles*


Rahe_chan August 12, 2010, 8:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #80899

That hurts, just watching really tears me apart T_T

Manwithnoname August 24, 2010, 12:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #87418

3rd last.. OMGG so heartbreaking:’(

Billi September 7, 2010, 8:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #97873

does it break my heart…….no not really.

Zeo September 29, 2010, 11:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #101685


Tstriker1 October 7, 2010, 3:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #104134


Luio October 12, 2010, 11:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #106085

T.T i knew it would come up sooner or later, but its cute.

That "Dude" October 16, 2010, 9:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #110133

OMG, he, of all people, made Lucy say that!


Lyucs October 24, 2010, 1:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #111629

As wierd as it is, it’s easier to unbottle that angsty stuff to a stranger rather that someone you know, since their opinion honestly does not matter, or will have no effect on you.

Probably why psychiatrist’s work so well.

Anialator October 26, 2010, 8:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #113820

It’s about time!
I’ve been reading this comic from page 1 (yeah, I’m hooked) and the whole time I’ve been waiting for Lucy to admit how she really feels! Well done, Taeshi. Well done.

LostInPhilly89 October 29, 2010, 8:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #118102

About friggen time she admitted it… I’ve known since the first comic but she just NOW admits it… Jesus, and I know he likes (probably loves) her but he’s twisting the friggin truth man! I SEEN things I also randomly doodled a character for this by complete accident o.o

Maishul November 4, 2010, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #119909

Zach’s eyes in panel 3 bug me.

Kekon November 6, 2010, 5:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #120113

First time that Lucy says about her feelings, that’s amazing, that Zach is so good :D

Dey-Chan November 6, 2010, 6:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #123972

;~; SO TOUCHING……hey hey hey not that far >:o

wery12345 November 12, 2010, 1:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #124477

Lucy finally admits it.
Great job on the 10th panel (the one with “dammit, Zach, I love him” )

X-Strike-Fire-Dragon November 13, 2010, 2:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #124964

At long last…Lucy admits she’s in love with Mike.

Joe November 14, 2010, 4:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #128741

This page is incredibly well-done.

Zachary must be being blunt to get her to admit it.

(Yes I’m looking to move him back into the Hall of Epic. D:)

SushiJaguar November 18, 2010, 7:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #133945

is lucy gonna stop being a bitch now!!??

Meleeman November 26, 2010, 12:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #135127


Adm. Ackbar December 1, 2010, 8:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #137084

nay, i say its the 2nd ot last panel.

sincerly, the wii anonymous who almost put “soncerly”

anonymous December 17, 2010, 7:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #139326

I lied again, THIS is my favorite panel forever ever everity

SmashFiles December 28, 2010, 10:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #139379

im going to cry! D:

Firefly December 29, 2010, 4:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #139933

In any case, both Mike and Lucy still have a lot of growing up to do. This time, it’s Lucy’s time to do some soul searching. We all knew those insecurities would come back to haunt her. Look at her now. She’s telling a complete stranger something she wouldn’t even admit to herself. She’s getting there, slowly but surely.

erichan December 31, 2010, 8:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #141313

She said it………..she really finally said it……I’m crying right now….poor Lucy….

sierra January 10, 2011, 11:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #144969

Itsaboutime!!!! Now I dont dislike her so much! She needs to grow up, Mike is awesome honestly. He displays qualities more honerable then most ADULT men, Lucy needs to either fess up or just plain move on. I hope it works out for her tho she dosent seem SO bad but yeah…

Sam February 1, 2011, 4:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #150441

What is Lucy going to do if Mike leaves her? :unsure:

Dusk March 6, 2011, 4:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #150838

@Solario the Visored
My guess is senior year will be the pivotal year, unless Taeshi decided to do more about their college lives.

blackmage March 8, 2011, 2:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #151284

Theee~een Paulo walks by. That would be hilarious.

Lastingimage March 11, 2011, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #151435

wow serious pedocat in teh last panel.

furrypanther March 11, 2011, 4:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #156898

she finnaly admited it :D

schumer64 April 15, 2011, 1:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #157811

The guys right she’s to dependent on him and he can stand her she should find someone new

H-Mi April 21, 2011, 1:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #161034

Mike will never leave Lucy, it says so in the “about” section! ;)

random internet loser May 12, 2011, 4:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #161380


MidnaMan May 15, 2011, 8:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #162450

Yes! Lucy admits her feelings! It’s about friggin’ time! :D

I hate to see her so sad, though…I’d like LucyXMike, if only it weren’t for Mike. Mike is just a ****ing *******, and Lucy deserves so much better than just getting hurt by him. Hopefully, when he does finally leave, Lucy will get the chance to grow up. Maybe go after Paulo…?

Zach is probably my second favorite character so far. He’s just so honest and helpful; makes me wonder what experiences he had to help himlearn all this himself… Too bad he’s a minor character. But he IS playing a major role by helping Lucy so much, so that’s at least something. I don’t get what she’s doing to him on the last panel. Pushing him away? Pulling him into a hug? Just resting her hands on his shoulders? What?

NintendoSegaSonyGuy May 21, 2011, 2:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #163572

you play the love game you get your heart broken

lov/hurt May 26, 2011, 9:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #168658

Gotta admit, this is one of the ones that makes you feel like crying, this is a really sad one, here.

Milos June 23, 2011, 11:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #169143

To answer your question : Doesn’t the third to last panel just BREAK YOUR HEART?? I reply : Its ok I have 3 more in the fridge *happy face *

WallyMcChestHigh June 25, 2011, 8:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #169745

My name is Zach, too =D

I swear to Raptor Jesus, if Mike and Lucy don’t hook up…

OneLonelyPickle June 28, 2011, 6:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #172626

Now tell Mike. :P

Jake July 15, 2011, 1:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #174670

nintendosegasonyguy - you are invited to douche city, where all douches live and can die without the need of a proper burial. why, because they don’t matter enough said

WolfMan July 28, 2011, 9:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #179334

Ok Zach, i forgive u for angstin as long u make results

Redneck August 29, 2011, 7:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #180306

DAMNIT SO MUCH DRAMA! I HATE THAT I LOVE IT! XD I first laid eyes on it yesterday and now I’m friggin addicted! I lovelovelovelovelovelovelove your comic!! :love:

LUVIT September 3, 2011, 11:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #180364

Um, radical thought, completely out of left field here and really, don’t even know where this is coming from, but maybe you could… you know…

… try being less of a bitch to him. 8-D

It’s only Mike’s epic awesomeness and being an amazingly cool, sweet, responsible, and caring guy that has caused him to put up with your constant freaking abuse in the first place.

Even then, if it wasn’t for the fact that his life is otherwise pretty awesome, with the babes loving him, good grades, being a kickass athlete, and some friends who are actually nice to him and like him, PLUS Sandy, he would have either dumped you or killed you ages ago.

Especially Sandy, who is everything you are not, and exists as a comforting ideal to him, the perfect counter to you.

So grow up, unthaw the icebox some, and stop abusing the only person in the world who is nice to you. Sheesh! Furious Abbey

Wow, longest comment EVAR.

Fruvous September 4, 2011, 1:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #183270

Im siting on my porch in the rain to read this 0-0 i think i have ann obsation

Blackheart September 27, 2011, 9:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #185063

dawww, she admits it :D. But now I get the ominous feeling like there’s a countdown until the moon comes down and kills us all.
DAY 1. 72 hours remain until Mike leaves.

toast October 11, 2011, 8:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #187642

I’ve been reading your works for a while now. Since the beginning, I found it quite interesting as well as heart-breaking at times; great story you got there.
I’ve been a failure at love and reading this made me sad, but just can’t get enough of it. Reaching this point of the story, I kinda expected that from Lucy but it just made my heart explode.

Harris012 October 31, 2011, 7:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #187912

She admitted her deepest darkest secret to a Pedophil stranger!

JeffMScratch November 1, 2011, 2:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #199031

Mike likes Lucy, he just won’t admit it. I AM SURE 8-)

someoneyoudontknow December 11, 2011, 12:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #205582

hey did anyone else think that Lucy’s tail was Zach’s arm and he was tuching her but. any way i think this was one the best arc so far.

Akira January 13, 2012, 7:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #207238


Kitkat January 31, 2012, 6:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #207777

Oh SHE ADMITTED IT! But still Mike is in love with Sandy. It hurts to think that Lucy is in love with him but he’s being so hurtfully blunt about anything related to their friendship/relationship.

Ushio February 4, 2012, 3:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #215988

The entire thing breaks my heart. Poor Lucy… Mikes ignorance is getting to her as well now.
But right-o for Zachary for stepping up to the plate to hopefully give Lucy a bit of an epiphany on the situation.

The Guy in the Background May 8, 2012, 1:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #217735

I love how Zachary looks. Probaby because I’ve always had a long-haired-bishie-with-glasses-and-a-ponytail fetish

DenverDiddles May 31, 2012, 12:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #219539

I feel…. I FEEL LIKE SHIPPING THESE TWO. Zachary x Lucy. Doesn’t sound bad xD

Wolftail June 20, 2012, 4:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #223138

the last part of “American woman” began to play as I read this, the part that goes “im gonna leave you woman, byeee byeeee,” and ” you know IU’m gonna leeeaaave”

irony July 19, 2012, 11:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #226839

Actually, Taeshi the 2nd to last shattered my heart!

Someone September 1, 2012, 12:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #229006

If Lucy had her Nails out, it looks like she slits Zach throat in the last panel…. D:

Finnish guy September 21, 2012, 6:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #232949

I nearly cried….I ship Mike and Lucy hard…..okay….I admit it I cried! ._.

Song November 18, 2012, 6:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #233889

Looking back at this…
Zach was really trying to help.
Why you no prepare?!

Wr3h December 7, 2012, 10:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #238653

Awe! Poor gal!

tywyll February 11, 2013, 1:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #240583

Nice foreshadowing, I forgot about this.

Ket March 9, 2013, 5:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #252042

It took a nosy pedophile stranger to make you realize you love Mike :nope:

Seoq July 2, 2013, 2:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #253975

I feel like Mike… Is a bit oblivious…

Barosepha July 17, 2013, 11:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #275194


DestinyofAwe February 13, 2014, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #275303

SO SHE ADMITS TO IT! Also, where are these tears coming from?

AwesomelyUnknown February 14, 2014, 8:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #276750

Bitch deserves it

Emoji March 11, 2014, 5:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #281908

woah i actually really like zachary! he’s a cool dude. cat.

bob the builder June 3, 2014, 10:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #292323

Chapter 68, December.

MOMGETDACAMERA January 13, 2015, 6:50 AM EST.

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