Death: ...Yeah, so I’m not so good at the friends thing. Emily: Eh, me neither, don’t worry about it. Death: But I have an excuse. Why don’t you have any friends? Emily: I don’t want any friends. Death: But you’re human. Emily: So? Death: I thought humans were social creatures. Emily: I’m an exception. Death: Huh. Have you ever had a friend? Emily: Yep. One, in primary school. Death: Oh. What happened? Emily: Oh, nothing, really. We went to different high schools and lost contact. That’s all. Death: Was it... traumatic, at all? Emily: No. And it doesn’t have anything to do with why I don’t want friends, either. Death: Oh. So why don’t you? Emily: I don’t need friends. Do you know how much work goes into keeping a friend? Death: Of course not. Emily: Heh. Listen. (Some voices audible through random distant babble.)
...and then she was like “Oh well I’m not the one who cheated on her friend” and I was like...
I mean, just because she has a job, it doesn’t mean you abandon your friends...
Oh my god I swear Lachlan is such a jerk! Emily: You hear all sorts of stuff when you hide in the back of the library, because you’re never the only one.
--- Alt text: too much hassle, too much drama, not enough kindness
Biweekly updates resume
January 1, 2019
From January 1 2019, new pages of The Bright Side will be published on Tuesdays and Saturdays.