Him, Her, And Them: The Tiny David Story - A Decent Proposal

9/18/2022

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View Transcript Mysterious femme-presenting enby (Erica Vasquez): Uh, h-hey there Tiny David.
Tiny David: GAH WHO ARE YOU AND HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN STANDING OUTSIDE MY LOCKER!?

Erica: Oh, uh, I'm Erica. We were in Ms. Margolis' Honors English class last year.
And uh...
...since lunch.

Erica: For whatever reason, I always got assigned your essays when we peer graded them.
Tiny David: So *you're* Erica Vasquez!
Erica: Guilty as charged.
Your essay on S.E. Hinton's commentary on the violent nature of pubescent boys was *sublime*.

Erica: Gah, but no, th-that's not what I'm here to talk to you about.
Focus, Vasquez, focus.
Ok look, I'm not normally this forward with people I don't know but I'm *really* making an exception here because for some reason I haven't stopped thinking about asking you specifically about this...

Erica: ...Tiny David, do you wanna go to homecoming with me?
I-it's okay if you say no.
I mean I'm making some bold assumptions about--
Tiny David [cutting Erica off]: Sure.

Erica: Well, it was worth a-- wait was that a yes?
Tiny David: I mean hey, I'm not going with anyone.
Erica: W-wow, I...
Wow.

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Author Notes

9/18/2022, 12:13 PM And so introduces new character 4 of 8 into Arc 8. I don't actually have a 30 Days Of Characters link to Erica because I didn't actually create them for 30 Days Of Characters, their design dates back to January. And quite frankly it so nice to finally be able to use them in a strip. They're gonna be a fun one, I can tell you that right now.

Comments:

9/18/2022, 3:51 PM Oh, fuuuuuuuuuuck.

Poor Kenzie! But, on the other hand, good going Erica for working up the courage to ask Tiny David! I'm sure none of these events are going to result in any misunderstandings or awkward situations. Nope.
9/18/2022, 3:56 PM I'm sure everyone in this situation is perfectly level-headed and reasonable and not hopped up on gallons upon gallons of teenage hormones.