69. At Loose Ends, page posted 4/20/12

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poopie123 April 20, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #214730

thats….thats beautiful.

matchbook April 20, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #214731

Thats so sad :(

End April 20, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #214732

The last panel is so sad but serene as well

greensleeveslitdress April 20, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #214733

…. ._.

:( April 20, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #214734

How sweet. Kinda brings a tear to one’s eye…!

ScrabMaster April 20, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #214735

I’ve been thinking about doing something similar to my mother’s grave as well. I know how they feel, all too well.

Canny April 20, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #214736

Does this mean Molly already knew about their mom, or that Kevin told her while the other two were visiting their mom’s grave?

BLG April 20, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #214737

2+5=sandwich XD

to the page: Sad face ;~;

K.R.I April 20, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #214738

What a nice end… I um.. guess… I mean, it’s still sad. but hey, winter was four months ago XD.

I can’t wait for the next chapter! I hope it’ll be a good one! :D

SXR123 April 20, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

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That is perhaps the best image you could end this arc on. Bravo.

Grey-Walker April 20, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #214740

a little predictable……….but it´s a great end for a chapter! =D Good job taeshi!

Eon Ali April 20, 2012, 12:03 AM EST.

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Awwwww, the presents molly made. :)

Redneck April 20, 2012, 12:03 AM EST.

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Not sure if it was intentional, but that gravestone is hard to read

Name not found April 20, 2012, 12:04 AM EST.

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Glad to know this ended well… somewhat :P

Sven April 20, 2012, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #214744

Okay taesh, time for moar Lucy angst, now? I’m excited. I can’t wait to see mike being berated by the others for being a dick to Lucy.

Ian April 20, 2012, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #214745

Such a sad yet sweet ending…
At least now Abbey and Molly can be at peace knowing the truth than constantly waiting for their mom to come to no avail. A very touching last panel as well!

Shoogie April 20, 2012, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #214746

Good end for an Abbey ark, shame that all that BS happened during his childhood.

Darf14 April 20, 2012, 12:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #214747

First: aww, that’s sweet.
Second: I can defidently see words on that tombstone. I can make out ‘chapter’ on the top and /08 in the middle. C’mon internets, compared to the Black Obelisk, uncovering this is PIE!

Curtisimo April 20, 2012, 12:07 AM EST.

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mike will die now im on ians side bwahhahhahahhahahahahaaha random hahas … Mike will die

nomoe28 April 20, 2012, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #214749

That is so adorable… jesus, bravo, this is totally one of my favorite chapters. Deep on so many levels.

Clare April 20, 2012, 12:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #214750

Hehe I totally predicted that ending :D totally cute

Kitmi April 20, 2012, 12:09 AM EST.

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@Curtisimo: I believe that it would say Charlette(sp?) since it is her grave instead of “chapter”. Good try though!

Shoogie April 20, 2012, 12:11 AM EST.

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um if you look really closely you’ll see that it actually says “charlotte” not “chapter”, which wouldn’t make sense.

brocon April 20, 2012, 12:12 AM EST.

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Awww Molly! All those sweet gifts gone to waste, but not complete waste. Can’t wait to find out about Lucy, but I’m also hoping for a happier chapter next, so I hope the next chapter is about Lucy missing Tess’s party and going out for ice cream with yashy and chirpy and blur and lily! (As if… sigh. God, Mike, I hate you so much right now…)

Wow April 20, 2012, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #214754

I can read some of the writing on the tomb stone…


She was 41 years old, If I’m reading it right. :x

Guess that was the favor Molly asked for, the little gifts she would make… but does she really know the truth about her mother? :(

Blue Sly April 20, 2012, 12:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #214755

i see “charlotte” on the tombstone
DUH! their mom

BSCB_Fan April 20, 2012, 12:14 AM EST.

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A bittersweet ending to the chapter, right? I like it a lot though, because it leads to: Closure! Only to lead to… DRAMA!!! Time to flee to my anti-rage bunker as the Lucy and Mike fans rally to their Weapons of Comment Section Destruction.

Mamimi April 20, 2012, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #214757

It’s a good ending to a sad, yet fulfilling chapter.

Poor abbey :

Delusional April 20, 2012, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #214758

We then see another part of Abbey…

XYZ April 20, 2012, 12:19 AM EST.

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normal person: aww, thats so sweet
4/20 pothead: are those bags of weed?

daednevar April 20, 2012, 12:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #214760

Very powerful ending. In the end, we found out what Molly asked for: to give their mother the gifts she made for her. Even though she’s no longer with them, Abbey kept his promise. Such an emotional chapter! ;u;

NBbowler April 20, 2012, 12:21 AM EST.

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ohkay, this definitely made my heart break ;;

Kaiizy April 20, 2012, 12:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #214762

aHA! So she DOES know!

ChuckTheGirl April 20, 2012, 12:27 AM EST.

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One thing. Awwww

ColdSilverVergil April 20, 2012, 12:27 AM EST.

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her grave stone doesnt say chapter! it says charlotte.

thts so sad :( but at least they found out wat happened to her after all that time..

TreeFrog April 20, 2012, 12:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #214765

OH MAN right in the heart. It all came full circle and now my heart has shattered into a million microscopic depressing pieces on my dirty carpet. This actually is one of the better chapters, storytelling wise, because of this ending.

Good job! It was a real ride!

AcertainK April 20, 2012, 12:33 AM EST.

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Such a bitter but sweet ending. :V

TGYK April 20, 2012, 12:36 AM EST.

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I love how Taeshi ends most chapters, she puts details that may have been out of sight for most of us in a really beautifl way, with such a deep maning. Congrats :)

KarmaKitty April 20, 2012, 12:39 AM EST.

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Another chapter in Abbey’s live closed. Now maybe he move onwards for the better.

starfighter105 April 20, 2012, 12:40 AM EST.

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I can’t tell if I really want the next chapter to come, or if I want more time to collect my thoughts. I do, but I don’t…. Taeshi, if feelings were a drug you’d be a grade A dealer. And I would be one of your most loyal customers. Thank you for this bundle of sadness and closure, can’t wait till you get a new shipment of joy though.

Seikyuu April 20, 2012, 12:44 AM EST.

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*runs into room and slams door behind while sobbing uncontrolably*

Ranki April 20, 2012, 12:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #214772

That means Molly knew all about this isn’t it

jun April 20, 2012, 1:02 AM EST.

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LMFAO, this is the funniest comic so far, i mean seriously, they find out the mom died, haha, im gonna be laughing all night

JSossamon April 20, 2012, 1:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #214774

sad yet sweet ending ……. infanite sadness ._. ;

kagura April 20, 2012, 1:16 AM EST.

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Heart breaking!!!!;^; And it was….a sweet ending…

Amazing Taeshi….truly ….amazing chapter.

Raxki April 20, 2012, 1:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #214776

I can’t help but wonder what the presents are… I get a peaceful feeling from this scene. I don’t know why, but I love how the grave-stones are drawn blank.

Xenos April 20, 2012, 1:22 AM EST.

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They’re weaklings

Trevor April 20, 2012, 1:25 AM EST.

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All these feels…

Dusk April 20, 2012, 1:28 AM EST.

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Hell In my Clouds April 20, 2012, 1:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #214780

Awwww, That’s so nice.

Awbbie April 20, 2012, 1:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #214781

Congratulations Taeshi. This is, by difference, the best chapter you have made. I love the psychology you built uppon Abbey. His acts reflect perfectly his past.

Volgrand April 20, 2012, 1:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #214782

Damn, thats a very powerful ending.

Leo-Inu April 20, 2012, 1:40 AM EST.

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Awww, she still got her present given to her :)

Joakim April 20, 2012, 1:45 AM EST.

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*sniffles* in a way i’m glad it’s over…now abbey and molly can finally start the true healing process

Luna April 20, 2012, 1:49 AM EST.

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Now I know what Molly’s favor is.
This is nice yet still depressing.

... April 20, 2012, 2:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #214786

And indeed, a much better ending than Mass Effect 3. Sorry, had to rib it once myself. :P But seriously, Abbey needed this. Now he can actually help Lucy.

Renadt April 20, 2012, 2:12 AM EST.

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I can’t help but wonder what the next chapter will be about. Hopefully we’ll see what’s going on with Lucy and the others…

As wierd as it feels to say it… I miss seeing Lucy. D:

Nanai April 20, 2012, 2:30 AM EST.

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bittersweet at its finest.

IRISHWULFHOUND April 20, 2012, 2:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #214789

I hope the next chapter is about Paulo trying to figure out what happend to Lucy.

Shadowman April 20, 2012, 3:03 AM EST.

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@shoogei that’s why they call it bittersweet,…In memory of charlotte :(

hurt/lov/hate April 20, 2012, 3:03 AM EST.

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I personaly don’t find this all too sad. I’ve been working at a couple of graveyards and I frequently saw people leaving gifts/letters for their loved ones. But they didn’t always look sad, some looked relieved. It was if as their feelings finally reached the deceased.

I think that both Abby and Molly’s feelings reached their mother, as well as her feelings reached them

But that’s just me

PuffyCream April 20, 2012, 3:16 AM EST.

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Hmnn…not what I was expecting.

Fluffy April 20, 2012, 3:19 AM EST.

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next chapter intermission please taeshi :’(

ben the lucario April 20, 2012, 3:23 AM EST.

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In the end, behind all the lamentations, all was fine and a request granted. Well played, yet again Taeshi.

Harris012 April 20, 2012, 4:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #214795

Such a sad, yet touching ending….I’m not going to cry, I swear I’m not going to cry ._. ;_;

Now I hope the next one starts on what’ happened to Lcuy, after all going through all that fuss to show that Lucy wasn’t at the party and the question to :unsure: Mad Lucy Leaves me in a bad mood, specially when you don’t show it, that would be worse.

Alkaizer87 April 20, 2012, 4:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #214796

That’s a great story

stick April 20, 2012, 5:13 AM EST.

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Oh I just knew that was the favor Molly wanted when she asked!

Death of Ink April 20, 2012, 5:17 AM EST.

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i hope it shows what happend to lucy :love:

Nekochi-Chan April 20, 2012, 6:54 AM EST.

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Oh my goodness. This chapter ended almost perfectly. The basket being there just removed all my curiosity about Molly’s involvement and just put me at ease. I hope more chapters like these happen…well…maybe with a a bit more happy.

Lunas April 20, 2012, 7:11 AM EST.

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Even though we all saw this coming, and we all predicted some rather ridiculous outcomes, it nevertheless, has had quite an emotional impact that I didn’t think was possible. A mothers love, a sons resolve to change and evolve, and the simple will to go on. I do think, Abbey’s future is secure for now, and it couldn’t be any better for him.

tl;dr The last name is blocked out again! Furious Abbey

DeValt & Whittaker April 20, 2012, 7:23 AM EST.

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All i can see here is…just…Duh 8-D

RozoWut? April 20, 2012, 7:34 AM EST.

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OMG….. I can’t stop crying…… the basket near the tombstone just got to me……. ;_;

Subaru April 20, 2012, 8:15 AM EST.

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That’s so sweet D:
I am unable to process my emotions

Zany April 20, 2012, 8:19 AM EST.

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asimplefangirl April 20, 2012, 8:25 AM EST.

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I’m weeping right now!!! <:O It’s such a great ending! Now, what will be in the next chapter? :l Think, now. Think! Oh, maybe sandy will come in! I wanna punch her! Mad Lucy

MikeHater123 April 20, 2012, 9:16 AM EST.

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ema April 20, 2012, 9:44 AM EST.

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omg thats soooooooooooo sweet

shoop-a-doop April 20, 2012, 9:50 AM EST.

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Oh gosh this made me cry! Such a sad ending but at least molly knows and gave her mother the gifts she made for her. ;A;

Arikas April 20, 2012, 9:59 AM EST.

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Requiescat In Pace, Charlotte.

Starkeyblade April 20, 2012, 10:16 AM EST.

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@ Blue Sly, i think that says 2008 instead of 2003, but u may be right,and as for the comic, i love how far u have gone into this

eagammer1 April 20, 2012, 10:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #214812

so does this mean that the comic is over :(

aaron 16 April 20, 2012, 10:29 AM EST.

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Ho hum. Still more closure than before.

@^: :/No… Chapter is over. There’s very little reason to think we’re done already. Taeshi has ended chapters this way since the first.

Hoheh April 20, 2012, 11:39 AM EST.

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A very lovely ending. Though, the 1st panel kinda creeps me out. It looks like the whole tombstone is surrouding you. o3o

Jeffrey G April 20, 2012, 11:43 AM EST.

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HURRAY! It’s finally over.
(Must admit this wasn’t my favorite chapter… it was too depressing for my taste and waaaay too long. But that’s just my opinion, no one has to agree.)

Now back to Lucy-Mike drama? =D *cross fingers*

Lunacy April 20, 2012, 12:24 PM EST.

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Shoogie You could say it was a bittersweet ending.”

Insanely Asinine April 20, 2012, 12:35 PM EST.

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How did Molly get those presents there when it took Abbey, Daisy and Janet a long time to get there??!!

Doodlebug April 20, 2012, 12:41 PM EST.

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Oh gosh so cuuuuuuuute…. ;_;

Marta April 20, 2012, 2:15 PM EST.

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i knew it but its still sad

Yuki April 20, 2012, 2:21 PM EST.

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Perfect End

Candy Corn Lover April 20, 2012, 3:06 PM EST.

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I think alot of readers are unshure of what to say at this point.

I’ll be quite honest, this is the saddest ending to a chapter i’ve ever seen,
especially for a webcomic.

It’s just an extremely serious subject matter, these kids are coping with death. The death of a mother who they barely knew by this point, and yet
they did think of her everyday and every year at christmas.
That’s just too sad.

Moozers April 20, 2012, 3:35 PM EST.

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Those packages…Man…a subtle, yet powerful way to end this chapter. :)…;_;

Chocothunda April 20, 2012, 3:38 PM EST.

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Its a bitter sweet syphony called life. great song, good context

insightful name April 20, 2012, 3:50 PM EST.

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Molly is so sweet.

PhotoGirl April 20, 2012, 4:26 PM EST.

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When I read this, I wanted to cry. It’s just so sad… ;_; ._. #^_^#At least Abbey and Molly can have a normal life with a normal family. Let’s see some more Lucy drama! ;)

youill1 April 20, 2012, 5:09 PM EST.

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Wow… This is such a touching/emotional page… It doesn’t even need any words to show the message

Knuc April 20, 2012, 5:10 PM EST.

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that leaves a bittersweet taste in my mouth and well that is how this comic makes me feel lately i remember all the funny and heart warming moments than remember all the sad and heart wrenching ones to. yet this is still remains to be my favorite. i thank you for making this bittersweet comic.
(and to those that may comment i didn’t realize the pun until after i typed this)

i don't know April 20, 2012, 5:32 PM EST.

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Nani April 20, 2012, 5:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #214831

i really like the way you ended this… it is very sweet <3

bnhgxf April 20, 2012, 5:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #214833

I absolutely loved this chapter. It’s sad and sweet at the same time. It even made me cry at some parts. I just love it!!

Also, this was posted on my birthday. All the more reason to love it! Keep it up!

Derpy April 20, 2012, 7:05 PM EST.

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This chapter’s got a lot of meaning in it. It’s good to know that Abbey and Molly can be at peace now. That last image has a very strong meaning too. Yet another reason why it’s called “Bittersweet” Candy Bowl.

Kenshin April 20, 2012, 7:07 PM EST.

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Ouch, right in the feels.. : (

Casii April 20, 2012, 7:08 PM EST.

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I really dig this ending. As happy as a sad situation can be, I really like it. An honestly bittersweet ending. :)

Vivi April 20, 2012, 7:11 PM EST.

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RIP Charlotte.

And to everyone asking where Lucy is:
We all know the next chapter is Mike X Sandy. Deal with it.

7 April 20, 2012, 7:52 PM EST.

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Awwww, well good. I’m glad Abbey got some closure. c:

Satora April 20, 2012, 8:03 PM EST.

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Finally! The chapter comes to an end. Now, to Mikethejerk and Lucythefabulous!

JustaBCBlover April 20, 2012, 8:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #214840

this chapter was full of sadness! ._.

the fry pwnr April 20, 2012, 8:16 PM EST.

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Lionesst April 20, 2012, 8:45 PM EST.

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Such a heartwarming yet twisted chapter. :love:

A Visitor April 20, 2012, 8:46 PM EST.

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Ssad now time to see sandy and mike

camrin pacheco April 20, 2012, 9:01 PM EST.

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She really was dead!

Cyaniede April 20, 2012, 10:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #214847

no trickery.. it just says there “charlote”

Cata :3 April 20, 2012, 10:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #214848

@eagammer1 No, it says 2003, because Tess and Paulo went to Prom in 2008 (Look in Chapter 40, page 4) and the flashbacks of the hospital suggest she passed away before Abbey was in high school. I believe the BCB world is nearing 2009… but I could be wrong on that.

Blue Sly April 20, 2012, 11:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #214849

Such a sad ending

I hope that the next chapter will be on a brighter mood

Zcarina April 20, 2012, 11:18 PM EST.

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YAY GIFTS!!! I called it…..Well, hindsight is 20/20.

Dr-Gobbles-MD April 20, 2012, 11:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #214852

:( Poor Abbey
Such sad but caring ending

White Lion April 21, 2012, 12:36 AM EST.

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Wow, this was an absolutely amazing chapter - what a powerful emotional story. There was a little comic relief appropriately placed early-on/towards-the-middle courtesy of David, Paulo, and Jasmine, but it didn’t detract at all from the emotional nature of the chapter. Honestly, the ending was so strong I was actually moved to tears. I freakin’ love you and your comic, Taeshi!

Petra April 21, 2012, 1:01 AM EST.

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Oh… so sad. I love Molly and her way of giving her mother the gifts. Oh… I’m crying. ;_;

An Angel I am April 21, 2012, 1:15 AM EST.

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oh Molly…. You’re so sweet…… ._.

Vega April 21, 2012, 2:53 AM EST.

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It’s soo sad but MOLLY DOES’NT KNOW AND SHE WILL KEEP MAKING PRESENTS she is soooooo cute XD :)

Maisie April 21, 2012, 6:46 AM EST.

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Can’t wait Monday!So exited!!!! :love:

ema April 21, 2012, 7:23 AM EST.

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And now for the next great adventure.

SteelWings April 21, 2012, 8:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #214862

I would say that I called it, but it seems kinda….
well, a bunch of people called it.
And, this was sad.
I need to go look at something cheerful now.

Blossom April 21, 2012, 9:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #214865

Ah, sweet ending. But I still see no loose ends. All seems at rest and at peace for all of Taeshi’s fantastic characters.
This is how you finish a chapter and ready to start a new one; with a clean sheet, and

Foreveryoung5 April 21, 2012, 12:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #214867

Well, back to Lucy X Mike drama.

Ditto April 21, 2012, 1:41 PM EST.

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Amazin ive gone through the whole comic its awsome u r the best comic artist ever I look forward to see the next chapter n im also sighning up to this B-) ;-)

Flare April 21, 2012, 2:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #214870

No words, just visions and emotion - the best way to end this arc <3

Kyle April 21, 2012, 3:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #214872

My heart just broke.

Good job.

nAar April 21, 2012, 5:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #214873

THIS is the SAD chapter in the story of BCB T_T Congratulations, Taeshi, I love your work!

Kyosuke April 21, 2012, 5:39 PM EST.

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PS: Now what? More Lucy-Drama? C’mon :nope:

Kyosuke April 21, 2012, 5:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #214875

A toutching ending for a toutching chapter.
from you fans here in Portugal :D

Odditie April 21, 2012, 5:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #214879

Very impressed with this storyline, it’s a sobering reminder that life has some lessons that are hard to face and swallow. This whole chapter did a perfect job of revealing the series of events that made Abbey so passionate about justice and doing the right thing.

PadThaiBox April 21, 2012, 6:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #214880

Man the lives in BCB are getting tough for everyone, death, truth, and hardships. :’(

Peter April 21, 2012, 8:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #214881

Just filled out the survey. Only coment is on the question about whether we wanted to go back to more light hearted chapters:

The only options were ‘yes’ or ‘I love both equally’. I put ‘both equally’ but in actuality I like the darker more serious stuff better. I think the light hearted chapters make a nice break but in general I definately prefer darker stuff. Just figured I’m make my point known =p

Archangel April 21, 2012, 9:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #214882

aww so bittersweet this time around (rather than the constant bitter).
Rest in peace charlotte. ;_;

dimes_should_have_stores April 21, 2012, 9:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #214883

when i think about Molly’s favor was probably to give her presents to her mother…. i find that both heartwarming and heart wrenching. and may Charlotte find peace in knowing that molly and abbey are in good hands.

i don't know April 21, 2012, 9:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #214884

I’m new to BCB and this is the chapter that got me hooked.
I’m loving all of the emotions and the story is great! 8-)
Anyone know any other comics with a similar style?
This one will be hard to top!

Pontus April 22, 2012, 8:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #214885

R.I.P. Charlotte…….Let your spirit find solitude in the afterlife.

TraceLegacySSOF April 22, 2012, 10:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #214886

And now, on to the Lucy failed suicide attempt chapter.

7 April 22, 2012, 11:27 AM EST.

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can’t wait for new chapter

Matt April 22, 2012, 12:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #214889

I am ready to cry poor me and please stop making comics that make me wana cry I am a strong man…. So sad

Gary on not cool April 22, 2012, 2:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #214890

This was so sad yet sweet..this chapters ending was so strong. Does molly know? If so she is a strong girl…but cant help but to feel so sad :(

shadwaustin April 22, 2012, 2:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #214891

So the comic is over?

hjasd April 22, 2012, 2:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #214892

@^ :/ no you stupid sac of ****, this is the end of the chapter. Srsly, someone else asked that stupid question earlier. This whole comic has WAY more than 48 pages.

Shpiersh April 22, 2012, 4:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #214894

@^ Can you feel the butthurt from this person? Let it flow through you. Let it take you over. You’re so pooper pounded it’s funny. God, go put some band aids o your butt. It must be in major pain.

Just got PWND April 22, 2012, 4:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #214896

Will Mike and Lucy ever hook up? : question:

youill1 April 22, 2012, 6:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #214897

The excitement for the first page of the new chapter is welling up inside me.

Glxii April 22, 2012, 7:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #214898

Thats so beautiful <3 brought a tear to my eye!

Amirell April 22, 2012, 7:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #214903

he he he 420 right aw yeeeeeeeee

Trevor April 22, 2012, 9:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #214904

Still sad

Gary on not cool April 22, 2012, 10:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #214905

I cried. ;_; I held out thru the whole chapter, but this last panel was IT.
This was the most touching chapter in the series so far and I’m glad we all got to see more deeply into Abbey’s life.

iSpyy (Bethhy) April 22, 2012, 10:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #215084

I could not hold back the “Awww” from my mouth at all. What a setnimental ending…

Chartruse April 25, 2012, 1:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #215173

Hey, I know this chapter has lasted a long time but i just decided to go and reread it quick. It makes so much more sense than I originally thought and realized the depth of this chapter. Thanks, it was great as always!

Tom April 25, 2012, 8:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #215819

There is so much tragedy in Abbey’s past… and to discover that his mother is gone, and that despite his family being torn apart, he can be happy knowing his mother left him with a chance to have a happy life…
The ending was so sweet… and the final panel, I feel like I’m about to cry… okay, I am crying…
The ending was so powerful, so beautiful…

Tarri May 6, 2012, 5:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #216290

I unashamedly shed not-so-manly tears. HOW DO YOU WRITE SO GOOD?!!!!!! I’m supposed to be revising for exams but instead I have spent the entire of the last two days reading my way through an emotional rollercoaster

thisguy May 11, 2012, 12:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #216868

*Heart cracks in half* I-I can’t do this..

Hashi May 19, 2012, 10:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #217061

*Sob* So beautiful. You are so talented, Taeshi! Don’t you ever doubt that

One_of_many_many_fans May 22, 2012, 6:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #217564

You really have a way with delivering the last card in your deck. I loved this chapter and you’re an amazing story writer. You should consider writing a book or movie script

Dice May 29, 2012, 4:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #217802


DenverDiddles May 31, 2012, 9:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #218663

It made me cry a little.
So sad… :/

DanDan June 9, 2012, 10:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #223117

I think it says Charlotte 1962-2008 cause she did die four years ago, cause in a different chapter Janet said abbey and Molly were put in foster care four years ago. So sad ;_; ._.

Moshilun July 19, 2012, 12:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #223444

So much feels.

Atlas July 23, 2012, 12:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #225947

too many feels… >A

invisibleColoration August 22, 2012, 1:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #226162

WHYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!! Why does every angst part relate to me? I know how it feels to have a healthy family then get crushed by devastating news. I literally tearing up right now. TAESHI YOUR SO DAMN DESCRIPTIVE!

Ryan W August 25, 2012, 12:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #226311

Thank you Taeshi for making me feel again. My dad is in prison, but my beautiful strong mother is alive. Janet reminds me just of her. I cried so hard ;_; I know that me and Abbey are the most alike out of all the BCB characters and we have the same bright beautiful future. DAMN QUIT MAKING ME CRY TAESHI!!! No seriously though you are my favourite webcomic artist and furry artist. I am sorry that you have been hurting but I have hurt to and I can tell you that life only gets better. Thanks friend. :)

chad August 27, 2012, 7:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #227721

very sweet and… sad ending… ._. #^_^# i can’t even stop crying… but i stop :D

Czarina September 7, 2012, 11:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #228943

;_;Legitly crying right now, Jesus, it’s so sad. That last panel just ripped me to shreds, and i cant really take it. I hope Abbey will make it through this, plus, god dangit this comic is so depressing!!!!!!

Taiwer2 September 20, 2012, 10:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #229521

I’m going to step into the other room and suffer an emotional breakdown.

NerdyandIknowit September 30, 2012, 12:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #231738

What a great story.

stickpage October 22, 2012, 4:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #234538

I swear, every time i read this chapter, i end up in tears or feeling really sad… and yet this chapter is truly inspiring. But does molly know that her mother is dead?

Anyways the last panels is always the one that makes me break the dam, of tears….

I December 21, 2012, 8:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #236998

right in the feels ;_;

ohgyawhd January 20, 2013, 5:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #238244

Good lord… That’s the sadest thing in BCB history…. :,(

Secret February 4, 2013, 2:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #244400

The tears won’t stop :’(

This chapter was so sad but beautiful at the same time. I’m glad we can finally know about Abbey’s past.
And that last page… I’m telling you: these darn tears just won’t stop.

4hStar April 30, 2013, 2:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #244401

The tears won’t stop :’(

This chapter was so sad but beautiful at the same time. I’m glad we can finally know about Abbey’s past.
And that last page… I’m telling you: these darn tears just won’t stop.

4hStar April 30, 2013, 2:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #253428

I’m going to sit in a corner and cry now. ;_;

Markio July 11, 2013, 4:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #258837

Requiescat in pace sweet mother

AnubisOsyris September 6, 2013, 3:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #258839

Means rest in peace

AnubisOsyris September 6, 2013, 3:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #262553

All abroad the FEEL train.

The Shinobi October 21, 2013, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #264825


Christen November 7, 2013, 7:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #267938

I miss looking at that digital art style, their expressions were a lot more fun to look at than the watercolor expressions we see today. I think my favorite chapters of BCB were :smirk:Back & Forth :P and Pillow Talk :O, and maybe that Just Beautiful chapter too :D?

Blake A. Roten November 25, 2013, 7:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #269067

I wasn’t ready for a feels trip… ;_;

MoonlightAroraa December 2, 2013, 9:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #274200

I read this at a scarily appropriate time. We had my great-grandma’s funeral today :’(

Abbecca February 1, 2014, 7:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #282647

._. made me cry every time

Varden-kun June 17, 2014, 8:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #284067

I have re-read the entire comic at least 30 times in the last two years. Yet somehow I can’t even think about this page without immediately feeling sad. Even now my eyes are tearing up.

Bravo. Just, bravo.

__noname__ July 18, 2014, 5:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #284560

For a assassian Im still crying right now & anyone has read my ohter comment’s im ushally not a cryer im a rager ._. ;_;

TemplarArchon_Hunter July 29, 2014, 12:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #289300

Both times.
Damn it Taeshi. ._.

Jair October 30, 2014, 4:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #298472

When I started this comic I wasn’t expecting this heavy part. First Mike and Lucy now this.

Proxy Fox May 2, 2015, 10:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #298482

i cried through this whole thing

Person May 3, 2015, 3:13 PM EST.

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