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It's a hard life
Robin is ten years old and travels through Kanto with her pokemon to find a place to call home. This is a story about struggle, survival and friendship in a cruel world.


This is a Nuzlocke comic. Contains swearing, violence and death. And sometimes some gore.

Updates are sadly quite irregular but I have no plans on giving up on it anytime soon!


Latest Comments

Comment on Chapter 3: Page 1: Cover
Alpha Male (Guest), 25 Jun 2016 03:31 am
@Guest: your mom's old lol BOOM ROASTED
Comment on Chapter 12: Page 44
Whip the Rabbit, 24 Jun 2016 08:01 pm
Just caught up on this comic during work and just.
It's great. ovo
Still trying to just... collect my feels, but yeah just... yeah. This is fantastic and heartbreaking and fuhsogd
Thank you for making this, and I hope the hiatus goes okay for you~! =3
Comment on Chapter 12: Page 44
Matthew (Guest), 24 Jun 2016 05:06 am
Rare quality.
It's not often that someone manages to writes angst and horror properly, rarer still to combine that with good characterization. You managed to create a pokemon world which doesn't fall into regular cliches, or those of the regular grimdark misery porn that permeates 'deconstructions'.
It takes effort t do these things properly, to examine how the pieces of the story come together to make something new. That is without simply breaking them and calling it insight so well done.
Rarest of all is when I become invested in characters and their fate. You have made a story which I wish to see more of because the characters are almost real, even if no more were to come the time spent reading it was worth it.
Lastly, please do not rush this. Quality takes time and all things end eventually, let this story be the best it can be even if it takes years more to finish.
It has been a pleasure to read this thus far, and I look forward to enjoying more of your work.
Comment on Chapter 12: Page 44
FullmetalCat (Guest), 22 Jun 2016 08:21 am
I started reading your webcomic abouta week ago and I'm going to put this straight: it's the best comic about the Pokemon World I've evere read. It's awesome, the storytelling, the characters and your art! It's amazing! I really love how everything in this comic evolved: not only the Pokèmons themselves, but your skills as well! I love it!
Take your time, I know you can't dedicate yourself 100% to the comic, don't fret about it :) I would like to know one thing tough: is it possible to receive some kind of notification when you update the page? Some kind of mail? Would it be possible at all?
Thanks, and greetings from Italy ;)
Comment on Chapter 12: Page 44
Goomba (Guest), 20 Jun 2016 04:46 pm
I've been following this series for quite a while and check back on it daily. I just want to say thank you, this is truly a work of art and you should be proud of it.
Characters are all amazing and I can't help but fell connected to all of them. A wonderful, emotional roller coaster! I eagerly await your next update :)
Comment on Chapter 12: Page 43
Auberon_Sylveon, 20 Jun 2016 01:30 pm
@Guest: Because attacking and killing two intelligent, English speaking, personified characters in a comic, and killing a dog or a deer IN REAL LIFE are the exact same thing.

It's funny. You decide to encourage suicide in the event that I accidentally run over a dog. But you have to do it under a Guest account, to avoid any real consequence.

You are a very unpleasant person, and if you truly have a problem with me, I encourage you to give me a Private Message, rather than make a complete jerk of yourself where others will see.
Comment on Chapter 12: Page 44
Mark The Fan (Guest), 20 Jun 2016 04:09 am
I awaited so damn long to see this finally continue! Even if it's just a short update strip, I honestly am happy that this has returned, in a sort of distant way :) Let's hope there's a happy ending and keep doing your job mate!
Comment on Chapter 12: Page 44
Guest, 17 Jun 2016 04:24 pm
@Qlock: Awesome to see the Update! Thanks for letting us enjoy a bit more of your wonderful adventure!
Comment on Chapter 12: Page 43
Guest, 17 Jun 2016 04:21 pm
@Auberon_Sylveon: So if you screw up and kill a dog or a deer while you're out driving do us a favor and kill yourself so we don't have another monster on the loose.
Comment on So Now it's on smackjeeves
Guest, 15 Jun 2016 08:52 pm
Fuck yay!


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