Act one, Chapter Two: 22

3rd Dec 11:00 AM, 2012 in Act One: Chapter Two
Act one, Chapter Two: 22
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cattservant 3rd Dec 11:42 AM, 2012
cattservant
"Negotiate"

Measure taken
In each one's eyes.
Their roles defined,
The curtains rise...
MsMegan 4th Dec 3:22 PM, 2012
MsMegan
I always enjoy your mysterious comments, Cattservant!
The_Rippy_One 18th Nov 4:47 PM, 2018
The dance begins
the player's choice
The principles
will give it voice

with binding cord
and bows unstrung
the dancers stumble
in words not sung

With steps unknown
they query unrest
the master, haltingly,
with unknown bequest,

The maiden anew,
in unmarked time,
hesitant still,
must crescendo climb
McHozers 3rd Dec 12:32 PM, 2012
McHozers
Another great looking page
a Drop of Beauty 3rd Dec 2:49 PM, 2012
a Drop of Beauty
Aw, she make poor beast sad =(
MsMegan 4th Dec 3:22 PM, 2012
MsMegan
Well, to be fair, he hasn't really done much to endear himself
awjsflsjdf 4th Dec 1:56 AM, 2012
i love the parallels of their clenched hands. wonderful
Copo 4th Dec 9:00 PM, 2012
Oh my God, I just found this and I'm surprised I didn't anytime sooner! This is so beautiful, the art and story is so pretty; I never tought of the whole thing like this, it's so amazing!
MsMegan 4th Dec 11:12 PM, 2012
MsMegan
Wow! Thank you so much! It really means a lot to me to hear back from people reading along. *wipes a little tear*
ranger_brianna_new 6th Dec 12:50 AM, 2012
ranger_brianna_new
This comic is absolutely incredible.

It really is top-grade stuff, and I can't wait to see more of it.

Subscribing now. :)
MsMegan 6th Dec 9:56 AM, 2012
MsMegan
Thanks, man!
Kim M 6th Dec 7:48 PM, 2012
I'll second awjsflsjdf's comment on the hands (which I'm sure doesn't come as a surprise :D), and add that I love the sense of motion and tension in that last panel---Beast standing and what looks like Beauty flinching back hard enough to wobble her chair.
AbigailBrooks 28th Jul 5:48 PM, 2013
AbigailBrooks
Well at least someone in-universe is bringing up the value of the flower bit. I understand where she is coming from, but I do feel bad for the Beast. There's probably only so much he can explain to her, thanks to magical restrictions. Her lack of denial of him being a monster definitely makes him sad, though doubtlessly he expected it and probably thinks of himself that way. Pretty sure the Beast has some sort of depression, which would make sense, given his situation. And yes, I agree, there is good motion in the bottom panel.
sheshallnotbenameless 22nd Aug 10:08 PM, 2013
And HERE is the very real humanness, the desperation, in Beauty.
nathyfaith 15th Feb 12:28 PM, 2016
Beast is so closed off! And Beauty takes quick conclusions. I'm missing the 'house keepers' though, do you introduce them?