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A Girl & Her Shadow

A Girl & Her Shadow

by Elaienar
There's something under the little girl's bed. It likes to play hide-and-seek and it's always hungry. It's also her best friend. Now includes The Story of a Lonely Girl, which is a story about someone telling a story.

Update: Studio CatBird is dubbing A Girl & Her Shadow! You can watch Episode 1 on their Youtube channel.
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A Girl & Her Shadow

There's something under the little girl's bed. It likes to play hide-and-seek and it's always hungry. It's also her best friend. Now includes The Story of a Lonely Girl, which is a story about someone telling a story.

Update: Studio CatBird is dubbing A Girl & Her Shadow! You can watch Episode 1 on their Youtube channel.

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Elaienar
September 6th, 2017
@Shadow James: We do have plans to publish a print version, hopefully within the next couple of years, so keep an eye out! We'll post an update here when it happens.

Thank you for taking an interest in A Girl & Her Shadow and sharing your reaction. ^^
Shadow James
September 6th, 2017
It is a great story if this was ever published publicly I would be one of the first to buy it.

It also made me both sad and happy.
Elaienar
August 29th, 2017
@GayerThanARainbow: I'm glad you're enjoying it. ^^
GayerThanARainbow
August 28th, 2017
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GayerThanARainbow
August 28th, 2017
I find this cute tbh.
Luczinda
June 18th, 2017
@Mr. Henry: OML an aang has been spotted!
Luczinda
June 18th, 2017
@Player Z: same... i did not see this coming
Elaienar
June 9th, 2017
@Z: Just missing her, I think.
Elaienar
June 9th, 2017
@Tomica26: Things that pockets are good for keeping in according to the little girl: keys, candy, interesting rocks and leaves, small animals, breakfast.
Elaienar
June 9th, 2017
@Mochi_Zephlyn: Sorry about the sadness (but also, as an author, it's cool to hear that my story made you feel things. Thanks for letting me know)!
Tomica26
June 9th, 2017
I love how she keeps one in her pocket! Adorable
Mochi_Zephlyn
January 3rd, 2017
Wow!
I just read through this entire thing in a day and MAN! It made me feel all sorts of things. Mostly sadness :(
Elaienar
January 2nd, 2017
@emdanhan: Thanks, I'm glad you're enjoying it. ^^
emdanhan
December 31st, 2016
Loving it!
I really love this comic so far! It has an interesting story with an art style to match!I can't wait to see what happens next!
Onyxlight
November 26th, 2016
@Elaienar: Actually that makes perfect sense
Elaienar
November 8th, 2016
@Peridork01: Thanks, I'm glad you enjoyed the story!

Hmm, that's one of the things that I didn't exactly define in the story, and so I honestly don't have a really solid answer for that.

But I think the old owners still have the memories of Thing, but they just stop thinking about it. Rather than saying they remember or don't remember Thing, it's just that at some point other things in their life became more important, and so they don't have any reason to think about Thing any more, or look back on their memories of it.

It probably has something to do with Thing being magical/supernatural, because it's not quite a normal level of forgetting or moving on from an old friend. I also think that if someone were to ask an old owner "Hey, remember when you told me that your best friend was a whiny cat-eating shadow monster?" the owner would be able to remember Thing, but might not be able to decide if it were real, or something they made up and told themselves stories about until it seemed as if it were real.

So it's kind of a vague area. Hope that makes sense!
Peridork01
November 7th, 2016
question
hey, I was reading this ( it's amazing btw) and I had a question. Do the old owners of thing remember it?
HABE
October 30th, 2015
Oooh, good one.
Elaienar
October 29th, 2015
Sleep tight!
Happy Halloween! Thanks for reading, and I hope you enjoyed The Story of a Lonely Girl.

If you'd like to see more of my work, you can read my currently running comic, Maria, here on SmackJeeves, on Tapastic, and on Tumblr! I also have an artblog here.

Note: I don't really decide on anything until I've got it down on paper (uh, pixels), so even I don't know if that's a monster wearing a girl suit or a girl with a half-digested monster inside her.
Elaienar
October 29th, 2015
What's-her-name asks the important questions.