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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!


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Comment on Chapter 12: Page 30
Guest, 01 Sep 2015 12:52 am
I think kato is going through the five stages of grief

At the first stage, denial and isolation, he just got away from everyone and tried to hear the less possible about this thing.

If you want to know all about these stages just google them, but the thing is that kato is now in the second stage, anger, and he's starting to blame the others and being mad at everyone.
Comment on Chapter 12: Page 30
Pieman (Guest), 31 Aug 2015 10:08 pm
Great work (as usual)
Man your work never ceases to amaze me. My girlfriend broke up with me because of how much I spent reading this comment it was still worth it. #AllIneedispokemon
Comment on Chapter 8: Page: 50
forkshifter, 31 Aug 2015 12:53 pm
I love how she evolves conveniently at the right time. xD This comic i'd pay to own it if it were made into book form. (comic)
Comment on Chapter 8: Page: 44
forkshifter, 31 Aug 2015 12:48 pm
Probably got them washed like a person should be doing when they get a chance. Being homeless, she can't exactly get clean clothes while she waits for her dirty ones to get clean, no?
(Ha. 2 year later response. .. Ahh man.. I'm late to the party.
Comment on Chapter 12: Page 30
Billybo10000, 31 Aug 2015 11:48 am
So I just binged through this entire comic in about two hours and I'm incredibly hooked to the story and the characters. While noticing you wanted a more comedic approach near the beginning of the story, when you realized it took a darker turn, I noticed that you sort of went with it. It actually makes your story a lot more realistic in that sense, which is something I quite enjoy... I never really feel for many characters in a Nuzlocke, simply because most comics go for that comedy vibe that makes death feel... Silly.

After seeing Jojjo bite the dust... I can safely say you avoided that error and made me rather emotional over the death. Since I looked at the characters page before really reading, I just assumed they'd still be alive (If only I knew it was just not updated).

And now Kato is going through all of this pain because, arguably, the two Mons he was closest to were just killed by that idiotic Snorlax... (I hate that Snorlax... Like HATE him).

It's all rather ironic, as if Swann and Jojjo didn't have to leave their mountain home, none of this would have happened, but ironically they both ended up being the next ones to go (Even after Jojjo learned the epicness of Hyper Beam and everything!).

I hope Kato gets better, he's my favourite character by far... Cogito's pretty awesome too :D
Comment on Chapter 8: Page 33
forkshifter, 31 Aug 2015 03:06 am
very good with reality. I appreciate that greatly. :]
Comment on Chapter 8: Page 31
forkshifter, 31 Aug 2015 03:02 am
Man. Kato should of been used as a pet... He'll hopefully make a fine warrior since he was forced to be anyway..
Comment on Chapter 6: Page 29
forkshifter, 31 Aug 2015 12:18 am
Almost jerked a tear man. I guess I like this comic more than I thought.. DX Kato
Comment on Chapter 6: Page 16
forkshifter, 30 Aug 2015 11:47 pm
Death does change people.
Comment on Chapter 6: Page 13
forkshifter, 30 Aug 2015 11:44 pm
It's like Kato is just a new born that got separated from it's mom too early DX


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