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Tailsimp

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Tailsimp: The Impish Pokemon. Despite being quiet and reserved, this pokemon is usually very happy to talk and is always excited to help out!
It's funny, I never thought much of the differences each group of pokemon must have for where their nurseries. Man, now I'm curious as to where/how mudkip eggs hatch!

Also, this may sound silly, but something about finally seeing the egg put into a safe place for it to hatch gives me such a feeling of relief. The baby is finally safe to hatch thank Rayquaza!
 

Bowser's Family Vacation

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"Am I Mario's babysitter? Are you going to call me every time that guy blows his nose, or what?"
Come on, egg, time to meet the world! You're surrounded by Pokemon who are so excited to meet you! Also, these weird, disembodied voices constantly commentating. Don't worry about them, though. :P
 

Kadew

*bird sounds*
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990
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Doesn't actually like birds all that much.
Gently pat the egg, it helps. Graveler knows this. Man it feels good to see the egg where it can be safe. And also feels good to see an older, mellower earthen help even just a little with Cedar figuring out this whole identity thing. The gentle denial of just putting down a part of yourself to lift the other was sorely needed, and though she's taking it with a :( now, it's a good sign of things to come. Love that big rock friend. I'm kind of just repeating Tails's comment now aren't I sorry just she brought up a good point and I'm feeling it too
 

MouseWithADinosaurTail

A Comedian At Heart
Artist
Writer
Team Omega
Pokédex No.
47
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1,466
Location
Snubbville
Nature
Quirky
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She/Her
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Fairy, Flying
Pokédex Entry
She's like a sea urchin. Tough and prickly on the outside, but delicate and easily wounded if hit the wrong way. Please handle gently.
  • Thread Starter Thread Starter
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That explains a lot about Shelly.
She's becoming more and more relatable with every new page.

Glory to our Earthen Bug!!!
I'll drink to that! Glory to our Earthen Bug!!!!!

Kinda makes sense that Ninjask are only temporarily earthens, so if the prejudice is so ingrained, they don't bother with a full blown nursery
Ahhhhhhh, well. I wouldn't say the nincada's less-than-proper nursery is because of prejudice against earthens. Prejudice exists, but it's still their tribe, y'know? They want the young to survive. It's more because in the nincada tribe, the egg-raising and child-rearing is essentially done by the kids and teenagers of the tribe (the nincadas) rather than the adults (the ninjasks). So they're not exactly experts in the field of childcare.

It's funny, I never thought much of the differences each group of pokemon must have for where their nurseries. Man, now I'm curious as to where/how mudkip eggs hatch!

Also, this may sound silly, but something about finally seeing the egg put into a safe place for it to hatch gives me such a feeling of relief. The baby is finally safe to hatch thank Rayquaza!
Littleroot actually doesn't have a nursery! Eggs will stay in their parents' homes, and parents will usually arrange their own nanny and babysitting services if they need it. Community rearing only starts once the eggs hatch and grow into toddlers.

And yeah, I feel that. After so long of drawing this comic, it's almost surreal that the egg is now in the place where it will properly hatch.

Come on, egg, time to meet the world! You're surrounded by Pokemon who are so excited to meet you! Also, these weird, disembodied voices constantly commentating. Don't worry about them, though. :P
Yes, little egg! Come out and meet the world! And hey, don't fourth wall break my comic, you'll spook my characters. XD

Gently pat the egg, it helps. Graveler knows this. Man it feels good to see the egg where it can be safe. And also feels good to see an older, mellower earthen help even just a little with Cedar figuring out this whole identity thing. The gentle denial of just putting down a part of yourself to lift the other was sorely needed, and though she's taking it with a :( now, it's a good sign of things to come. Love that big rock friend. I'm kind of just repeating Tails's comment now aren't I sorry just she brought up a good point and I'm feeling it too
Hey, it's all good! I'm glad more people are noticing. Yeah, Cedar's identity issues are part of the reason I thought it would be good to bring a mature adult into the cast. It could be a big help I think. But not to say Brawler doesn't have a couple things he could learn as well!

Happy Mother's Day, folks! I wanted to celebrate this nice little holiday by drawing the cast of Finding Your Roots with their mothers, in one way or another. If you're celebrating, have lots of fun! And if you're not celebrating, no matter the reason, it's okay. Have a good one!

 

Tailsimp

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Tailsimp: The Impish Pokemon. Despite being quiet and reserved, this pokemon is usually very happy to talk and is always excited to help out!
And yeah, I feel that. After so long of drawing this comic, it's almost surreal that the egg is now in the place where it will properly hatch.
Also you don't ever have to draw ropes on Cedar ever again!

This pic is lovely mouse~! I love that you showed Cedar as a mudkip too. Extra baby for this very good picture. Tho I have to be honest... Wesen's mother scares me o.o;;;

Hope you're having a nice mother's day as well!
 

MouseWithADinosaurTail

A Comedian At Heart
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Team Omega
Pokédex No.
47
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1,466
Location
Snubbville
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Quirky
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She/Her
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She's like a sea urchin. Tough and prickly on the outside, but delicate and easily wounded if hit the wrong way. Please handle gently.
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Also you don't ever have to draw ropes on Cedar ever again!

This pic is lovely mouse~! I love that you showed Cedar as a mudkip too. Extra baby for this very good picture. Tho I have to be honest... Wesen's mother scares me o.o;;;

Hope you're having a nice mother's day as well!
Glad you liked it! ^w^ Yeah, I decided to draw Cedar as a mudkip since Iris hasn't met her daughter as a marshtomp yet. And Wesen's mother should scare you, yes.

We did it, folks. ❤



Read Page 177 on Deviantart!
 

Tailsimp

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Tailsimp: The Impish Pokemon. Despite being quiet and reserved, this pokemon is usually very happy to talk and is always excited to help out!
This is such a nice little moment. She did it. The egg is gonna hatch safely. ;;u;;

(This beautiful moment is now interrupted by: Screaming.)
 

JavierE64

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This is ... so beautiful. The Egg is finally safe at last.
I can´t wait to see when it finally hatches.
 

Bowser's Family Vacation

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"Am I Mario's babysitter? Are you going to call me every time that guy blows his nose, or what?"
Cedar:

It looks like, judging from the screaming, that the egg isn't going to be hatching peacefully, though! ^^'
 

MouseWithADinosaurTail

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Artist
Writer
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Jun 15, 2019
Messages
1,466
Location
Snubbville
Nature
Quirky
Pronouns
She/Her
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Fairy, Flying
Pokédex Entry
She's like a sea urchin. Tough and prickly on the outside, but delicate and easily wounded if hit the wrong way. Please handle gently.
  • Thread Starter Thread Starter
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This is such a nice little moment. She did it. The egg is gonna hatch safely. ;;u;;

(This beautiful moment is now interrupted by: Screaming.)
Sounds about right for this comic. XD

This is ... so beautiful. The Egg is finally safe at last.
I can´t wait to see when it finally hatches.
Me too! ;u;

Cedar:

It looks like, judging from the screaming, that the egg isn't going to be hatching peacefully, though! ^^'
Hehehehheheheheheheh, I love the Fluttershy comparison. It's so accurate.

We got some name-stealing goin' on up in here.



Read Page 178 on Deviantart here!
 

Tailsimp

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Tailsimp: The Impish Pokemon. Despite being quiet and reserved, this pokemon is usually very happy to talk and is always excited to help out!
Hmmm Idk about the name stealing, but me thinks its time for Brawley to get a lecture or a smack on the head for calling kids a derogatory term. (Especially for just watching them spar? Dude wtf???)
 

JavierE64

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564
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Nature
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Pokédex Entry
The Master of both Light and Darkness; who loves the Violent and Dramatic, and the Fun and Adorable.
Stealing Brawler´s name, using the B-Word on some small children, this Makuhita needs some discipline up his mountain.
Cedar, you know what to do.
 

MouseWithADinosaurTail

A Comedian At Heart
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Messages
1,466
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Snubbville
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Quirky
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She/Her
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Fairy, Flying
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She's like a sea urchin. Tough and prickly on the outside, but delicate and easily wounded if hit the wrong way. Please handle gently.
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Hmmm Idk about the name stealing, but me thinks its time for Brawley to get a lecture or a smack on the head for calling kids a derogatory term. (Especially for just watching them spar? Dude wtf???)
I'll second that.

Stealing Brawler´s name, using the B-Word on some small children, this Makuhita needs some discipline up his mountain.
Cedar, you know what to do.
RELEASE THE CEDAR!

That feel when getting called out by children.


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Tailsimp: The Impish Pokemon. Despite being quiet and reserved, this pokemon is usually very happy to talk and is always excited to help out!
Hmmmm. Not sure if I'm feeling this "well ur partially reaponsible for this dude calling u that, even though all u were doing is existing near him" shtick brawler.

They way the kids all roll away upset certainly hurts the heart, and I'm loving Shelly bing 100% Done With This.
 

Kadew

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Doesn't actually like birds all that much.
There are many updates between here and last I commented and there's good stuff in them but I gotta rewind backwards to those mothers day drawings because is that Brawler by a bunch of graves? Visiting his late mother?? This gave me a feeling and it's your fault how dare how dare.
 

MouseWithADinosaurTail

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She's like a sea urchin. Tough and prickly on the outside, but delicate and easily wounded if hit the wrong way. Please handle gently.
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Hmmmm. Not sure if I'm feeling this "well ur partially reaponsible for this dude calling u that, even though all u were doing is existing near him" shtick brawler.

They way the kids all roll away upset certainly hurts the heart, and I'm loving Shelly bing 100% Done With This.
Mood

There are many updates between here and last I commented and there's good stuff in them but I gotta rewind backwards to those mothers day drawings because is that Brawler by a bunch of graves? Visiting his late mother?? This gave me a feeling and it's your fault how dare how dare.
FINALLY the Mother's Day art becomes worth the effort I put into it What I mean uhhhh, of course it had been totally worth it prior to this comment! All the other comments on it were equally as interesting and thought provoking, hahaha. That being said, this is a good comment and I'm glad you notice things. ^w^

Pages 176 to 180. The forums are now caught up to other mirrors.









With that done, announcement time.

I'm gonna take a break from posting in this thread for a while. The forums at the moment have become exhausting. Just, exhausting. And since readership is at a hard lull right now and I don't suspect that this comic will be very missed if it's gone for a while, now seems like an opportune time to just stop for a while.

Links to other mirrors are in the OP if you want them. If you're still here, thanks for reading to this point. Back soon.
 

Tailsimp

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Tailsimp: The Impish Pokemon. Despite being quiet and reserved, this pokemon is usually very happy to talk and is always excited to help out!
This whole batch if pages is The Good Stuff. Seeing more of Brawler and how he thinks is really interesting, even if I'm hmmmmmm-ing hard at some of his choices. Shelly getting pissed about the whole ordeal is really cool to see, and that last Cedar face was just ouch.

I hope your break from here serves you well!
 

Krisantyne

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149
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This Pokémon clings to Sharpedo and shares in its prosperity. When its Sharpedo is attacked, Krisantyne will fight alongside it!
Shelly is right! It was good of Brawler to not want to destroy a kid, but that kid has overtaxed any accommodation he was granted for being a kid or not knowing any better or whatever. That's no peace worth upholding when so many people can't live freely on their island anymore.
 

Kadew

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Doesn't actually like birds all that much.
There's a lot going on here but I'm gonna wait to make judgements on whether the character's opinions are right or wrong or valid or whatever until we see more of how it goes. But in the meantime, I do wanna say that I really like your presentation of Shelly, trembling with barely contained anger. It feels like there's something really personal behind this, beyond just indignation at someone she's barely met being wronged.

I hope your break from things gives you the peace you seek.
 

MouseWithADinosaurTail

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She's like a sea urchin. Tough and prickly on the outside, but delicate and easily wounded if hit the wrong way. Please handle gently.
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This whole batch if pages is The Good Stuff. Seeing more of Brawler and how he thinks is really interesting, even if I'm hmmmmmm-ing hard at some of his choices. Shelly getting pissed about the whole ordeal is really cool to see, and that last Cedar face was just ouch.

I hope your break from here serves you well!
Glad you're liking the content. ^w^

Shelly is right! It was good of Brawler to not want to destroy a kid, but that kid has overtaxed any accommodation he was granted for being a kid or not knowing any better or whatever. That's no peace worth upholding when so many people can't live freely on their island anymore.
I'll drink to that! Cheers

There's a lot going on here but I'm gonna wait to make judgements on whether the character's opinions are right or wrong or valid or whatever until we see more of how it goes. But in the meantime, I do wanna say that I really like your presentation of Shelly, trembling with barely contained anger. It feels like there's something really personal behind this, beyond just indignation at someone she's barely met being wronged.

I hope your break from things gives you the peace you seek.
I think you think right. owo And I think it's a good idea to hold judgments until the story gets further! That's not something any reader can do.

Since Chapter 4 concluded today, I thought it would at least be good to wrap it up on the forums as well. ^^





Hope you enjoy it!

I'm still technically on break. But as of now, the comic is on hiatus on all its mirrors as I enjoy a little between-chapter break. FYR is slated to return on July 7 on its other mirrors. I'm not 100% sure what the posting situation will be here, the hiatus might extend further, it might not. But I'll keep you posted.

Thanks again. Stay well, stay safe.
 

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