Pun intended. (If it counts as a pun.)
Wake up!!! Please!!!! :v im dying come on this is the night ;-;
I want him to wake up and take action
or he could wake up but pretend to be asleep and let Kae continue petting him before making a comment :D
@ObsidianvsYurei: I like this scenario best XD
@Soen Kai: I just noticed on the character page, that Noel and Kakya have "merchenary" as their jobs, did you mean mercenary (someone hired to fight)? sorry, just trying to help :D
Thank you, dear! I'm always, always doing it wrong.
@ObsidianvsYurei: I like it as well xD
Ooh! He's so cute when he's asleep!!! *¬*
I wonder if Inori is wearing anything right now. C’mon, just show us your wake up stiff performance :D
I really don't get why Kae is angsting so much. It's not like Inori told him to stay the fuck away after lying. To the contrary, closeness and affection appear welcome. This is all totally unnecessary and so, unlike the first volume, the tension seems very contrived. It just doesn't work for me at all and that's sad because I really loved the first part. Wouldn't it make more sense if Inori had actually asked for them to just be friends because he has so much to deal with or because he's hurt that Kae wasn't honest with him? Or did he and I just managed to miss it?
@streetwalker: I agree! But I think I actually miss something because I didn't buy the volume on the net. I miss a huge part between the moment where They run from the ennemy in the city and the jungle part :') I understand pretty nothing since then XD
Anyway, they obviously gonna be friends and more very soon :')
I'm sorry, that you feel that way. Try not to see it all too black and white though, please.
Just because Inori isn't pushing Kae away doesn't mean they suddenly become a happy couple again and get intimate right away.
It is not like Kae thinks Inori hates him now for lying to him / not telling him everything. He's just very afraid that Inori could feel squished into the mold he made for him. Which leads to him trying not to get too close to allow Inori to sort everything out by himself -- Which isn't the best way of action. But people rarely act intelligent and reasonable when emotions are involved.
Same goes with Inori himself. He's just too afraid to find out if he still is "Inori" (especially the Inori Kae fell in love with) or not.
By the way, I am following a plan -- which is approved by my publisher and which doesn't involve making you wait for no reason. ;D
I know it is frustrating right now. But that's what it should be... because those two will and need to get frustrated as well. ;D
@Soen Kai: I'm not frustrated or disappointed that they're not all lovey dovey yet. Drama and even angst can be delicious when done right. I just feel like Kae's dilemma here is exaggerated and overly dramatic when there doesn't seem to be any real reason for him to feel so strongly about this.
Or maybe there is but it isn't conveyed to the reader? You say that Kae doesn't want to force Inori into a mold but that isn't clear from the comic alone. Moreover, the scenes and inner monologue that we've seen doesn't help explain away why Kae is not only keeping his distance but is also really beating himself up about his own needs and desires. To me, it just seems like he's going too far for a relatively minor thing, especially if he just thought of it on his own.
Without a reason, it doesn't feel genuine, it comes across as drama for the sake of drama. It's your story, of course, but it might benefit from a little more in-comic insight into Kae's reasons for acting and feeling the way he does.
Then maybe you want to wait for a little bit.
There actually is insight to Kaes reasons and talk about it. Just not right away. That's the problem with a bi-weekly story-comic. You can't just read it through in one go and understand it because not everything will be revealed right away. (How boring that would be.)
As I said: Kae as well as Inori have their reasons. So it it not without reason and surely not drama for the sake of drama.
@Soen Kai: Okay, perhaps I'm just being a bit too impatient then. I just felt that, since this is already the second chapter in this vein, an explanation was a long time coming. But, as long as there is a reason, I guess I'll be happy with that.
@streetwalker: I tend to agree with this. I also don't really understand where all the tension is coming from. I get that Kae doesn't want to come across as smothering Inori, and wants to give Inori some space...so why doesn't he just give him space? All of the angst does seem really contrived, as Inori is more than happy to have Kae around, and doesn't seem like he feels as though Kae has pushed him into anything. At least that's not what I'm getting from this. Inori seems completely relaxed around him, which is obvious from the fact that he simply went to sleep after finding Kae sleeping in his bed. Why is Kae so anxious that Inori will wake up and find him there?