Comic 321 - Letter

3rd Feb 2013, 6:08 PM in Ch 13: Togetherness
Average Rating: 4.75 (8 votes)
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Jocelyn 3rd Feb 2013, 6:08 PM edit delete
I know, I know. This page is decidedly lacking in Fara vs. Aiken. We’ll get to it. I promise.

And yep. Even Emily gets her own segment in this chapter. I both really like and dislike this week’s arc. I mean, Emily’s development here is more crucial than you’d probably think, and there was just a lot that needed to be said about her… and proper timing required it to be in this chapter. But at the same time, this little arc feels very disjointed from the rest of the chapter. So, I apologize for not coming up with a smoother way to fit this in.

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GigaNerd17 3rd Feb 2013, 6:33 PM edit delete reply
Poor Emily! I just want to cry manly tears and reach out to her. D':
j-eagle12212012 3rd Feb 2013, 6:36 PM edit delete reply
Interesting...there are still some unanswered questions (what group channel falls under,and what is Fara gonna say to Akien) but now we have some new questions about Emily (She wears Glasses at home but not in school???) but we also learn that Emily is not perfect.
Love the comic can't wait to see what happens next
Jocelyn 3rd Feb 2013, 6:49 PM edit delete reply

Emily feels glasses would make her look less perfect, so she doesn't wear them in public.

Although, she is actually SHOWN having glasses back in her first appearance. Check her left hand on this page -
Some Ed 12th Jun 2017, 10:07 PM edit delete reply
Chanel is in the "freshman" group, and so by socializing with a senior, she transcends any group she would normally be able to get into. Therefore, she's in Rain's group, since Rain's group has generally accepted her. (I'd call this Gavin/Maria's group, except since Rain started school, everything revolves around her. Almost like it's her strip or something.)

I feel sympathy for Emily, but recognize she chose the path that led to this juncture. I suspect if she were to reach out to our main cast, she would be accepted, to the extent she accepted and showed herself to be trustworthy to everyone in the group.
Julia KaNeko 3rd Feb 2013, 11:52 PM edit delete reply
Julia KaNeko
I have a theory, but I'll wait it out to see if I'm right at what's with her...
Guest 10th Apr 2021, 4:01 AM edit delete reply
if i'm correct as to what your theory was

you're probably right...
Guest 4th Feb 2013, 4:13 AM edit delete reply
who's Emily?
Micheal 4th Feb 2013, 6:08 AM edit delete reply
She is the blonde who seemed kind of like a thorn in the shoe during the halloween party but she definitely doesn't ring my bully bell anymore.
Jocelyn 4th Feb 2013, 9:21 AM edit delete reply

Emily is the blonde, bitchy girl. Hosted the Halloween party. Chase's ex.

It's been a while, but she and Rain actually became friends back in Chapter 10. But she doesn't know Rain's secret, and none of the other characters really like her because of her reputation as "that blonde, bitchy girl".

Aaaaaand I think that's pretty much what you need to know. ^_^
DarkAngel 4th Feb 2013, 9:18 PM edit delete reply
What do u use 2 ink your comics? Any softwares, or maybe ink pens
Jocelyn 4th Feb 2013, 9:58 PM edit delete reply

I use a tablet (Bamboo Fun). So, there's no inking. I just draw it directly into the Photoshop, essentially, and add the color and text to it there as well. ^_^
Syrup 6th Sep 2014, 1:31 AM edit delete reply
and thats why i feel bad for emily plus she is cute with glasses
Sky Beams 30th Jul 2016, 3:37 PM edit delete reply
Aww! Poor Emily!
Xalofar 24th Jun 2021, 6:48 PM edit delete reply
some weight… yes… since 1 month…
Moonglide 11th Jul 2022, 5:04 PM edit delete reply
Oh, i never noticed the foreshadowing on this page
Katarina T Golding 29th Sep 2022, 10:24 PM edit delete reply
Love this comic/story. Like I am sure so many others do. I just found it and have read up to #320. I am way way past high school and today I feel very much for those in early years of transition. I have had a much easier time being older during transition, nowhere near the issues and trials these brave young adults are doing to live their life as truthfully who they are.

Question: The very first page with the black and white of Rain, May I have that tattooed on my calf? the thoughts and ideas of going through what she is doing, the good and bad she will go through have me so full of emotions not very describable. I so often dream of what having the courage and drive to begin my journey back when I first knew I was not living right.

I have waited literally decades to be true to myself and would so honor and those who are fighting to be themselves so their lives will be true. This would be both. a show of my inner self and the support for everyone being brave to bring their true self out.

My e-mail is "" I know you must be busy but if possible, hearing from you if you wish me NOT to use it would be appreciated, otherwise I will treat it with the most respect and adoration.

Best wishes and thanks again for an amazing story ,
Katarina (Kata) Golding
Jocelyn 30th Sep 2022, 9:45 AM edit delete reply
@Katarina T Golding

Honestly, I'd be honored! If anyone's ever gotten a Rain tattoo, I haven't seen/heard about it yet. So if you end up getting one, all I ask is that you share a pic. I'd love to see it! ^_^
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