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Why is she your friend? by HowXu Why is she your friend? by HowXu
:iconmlpoctaviaplz: Let's just say she's always there whenever I need her.


Inspired by the fan video:"Epic Wub Time: Musicians of Ponyville" Youtube linK:"[link]" not by the part of Bass cannon, but by the part of the two mares lives in the same house. There's a lot of differences between them, one is refined and classy, another is rather wild and boorish(at least in fanon). So there's may be a lot of conflicts between them just as the video depicted. Thus I wonder why Octavia consider Vinyl her friend. And suddenly this story comes up to mind.

I like comic, especially colored comic,. so I decided to draw one just like my previous 4 koma. But the story came up to mind is a bit long, I'm not sured how to present them. I still manage to finish it in the end, but I'm not sured if it suit for the story. Anyway, I think I still need to try different kind of way to draw a comic and find a best way for my art style.

(note: English is not my native language. Please feel free to correct me)


Update in June 5:
Oh my Celestia!:O. Over 17,000 view and 500 favs in one day?! How is it possible?:omfg:

I don't know what to say. Not just because I'm not good at words(Not to mention I'm not a native English speaker) but I'm totally amazed by what my small comic had done. Well, I think all I could say is thank you. It is such a pleasure to be able to participate in MLP fans community. Thank you very much.



Update in June 6:
Thanks, everyone. And thanks EqD for willing to feature this little comic.

Through the feedback, I notice there's different way to call Octavia's nickname, for example, Tavi. As a foreigner, I don't really understand the differences between Octy and Tavi. To me they are all just nickname which are used in close relationship. Could someone explain them to me, please?

Thank you very much!:)


Update in June 9:
Thanks Jenetikitty, Blade10000 and Argofinkal for answering my question. ^_^
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toohot17 Featured By Owner Edited 2 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
:icontoohot17::iconsays1plz:D'awww!!!! :iconlovesqueeplz:
:icontwilightsparkleplz::iconsays3plz:Seriously?
:icontoohot17: *Rolls eyes* :iconsays1plz:Whaaat?! That story was freakin... beautiful, man! :icontearsofjoyplz:
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julian0123 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
That was really cute :D
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Shyjtv Featured By Owner 5 days ago
Danisnotonfire: FEELS Danisnotonfire: FEELS Danisnotonfire: FEELS Danisnotonfire: FEELS Danisnotonfire: FEELS Danisnotonfire: FEELS Danisnotonfire: FEELS Danisnotonfire: FEELS Danisnotonfire: FEELS Danisnotonfire: FEELS 
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F-o-reign Featured By Owner May 16, 2015
Clap Beautiful... Makes me feel just the same about my closest friend..
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SantiagoBrony Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015  New Deviant
A curious coincidence led me to see this cartoon and ask Periso to translate it into Spanish. Many bronies would appreciate if you agree. Because I see my limitations prevented me to take the texros English to exchange for the Spanish. If you could give me permission to write the texts in Spanish alongside the English'd appreciate it. If the translation of this cartoon is denied will be no hard feelings, because I accept your refusal as if a friend said I refused to give me his notebook, ie natural.
I await your response and please accept.
Happy Fluttershy 
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HowXu Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015
Sure, go ahead and translate it. :)
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SantiagoBrony Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2015  New Deviant
I appreciate mucgho and I'll return the favor when I can publish the original link to the story
FnaF Icon - Vincent (Happy) 
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lizziepod150mlp Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!! TOO CUTE!
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redbird691 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2015
Awwwww, it so sweet
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Maldrete Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015
I think why this comic is so popular is that you captured what friendship is about. It's about what's in another's heart.

Those 2 are the best of friends because they can rely on one another to pick the other up if one falls, and would be willing to do anything to ensure the other's happiness.

They will always be there for each other. When one see's the other, a bad day will become instead one filled with warmth.

It's a beautiful comic.
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bigthinkz546 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2015  New Deviant
friendship Clapping Pony Icon - Octavia  and Clapping Pony Icon   Vinyl Scratch friends forever
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RedTheHedgehog7 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015  Student Artist
Beautiful Meow :3 Love It's mangle! Sheep Emoji-1 (Being Kawaii fluffy) [V1] Mio (Clapping) [V2] My icon emotee My icon emotee :iconklonoasomoeplz:  TTwTT
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craftingclarinetgirl Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
this is just beautiful
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SupahLuzah Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015
By default, i have steeled myself the the emotion of "feels" over time and experience.
But luckily for this artist,
My music track was playing "What a wonderful world" when i was reading this.

Damn you, HowXu. Damn you you beautiful magnificent gentleman.
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ZombieWolf3ds Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My friend on the bus showed me this over a year ago and I just found it. c':
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xelianthought Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2014
That is just so beautiful!  
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FrostSentry150 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Awww, how sweet :aww:
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Mushies12 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2014  Student General Artist
so much feels
quite much feels
too much feels
way much feels
feels
feels feels feels
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CelestialLullaby29 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014
I sooooooo love this comic. Then i stumbled on the video. I was filled with tears.
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DerpyBat Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014
This is one of my favourite one-off pony comics.
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darthshade245 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
toooooo cuuuuuutttttte
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Maddy66547AJ Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
DA FEELS! the feels 
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Galaxy-Timelord Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Clap +fav 
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20CoolerPonies Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014
AWW GOD?!?!?! Can't? get.. off with... CUTENESS OVERLOADDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD!?!?!?!? Squishy Pinkie Pie Icon Squishy Pinkie Pie Icon Squishy Pinkie Pie Icon Squishy Pinkie Pie Icon Squishy Pinkie Pie Icon Squishy Pinkie Pie Icon Squishy Pinkie Pie Icon Squishy Pinkie Pie Icon Squishy Pinkie Pie Icon Squishy Pinkie Pie Icon Squishy Pinkie Pie Icon Squishy Pinkie Pie Icon Squishy Pinkie Pie Icon Squishy Pinkie Pie Icon Twilight Sparkle (Run) Twilight Sparkle (Run) Twilight Sparkle (Run) Twilight Sparkle (Run) Twilight Sparkle (Run) Strawberry Pie Lick Icon (Request) Strawberry Pie Lick Icon (Request) Strawberry Pie Lick Icon (Request) Strawberry Pie Lick Icon (Request) Strawberry Pie Lick Icon (Request) Strawberry Pie Lick Icon (Request) Squishy Twilight Icon Squishy Twilight Icon Squishy Twilight Icon Squishy Twilight Icon Squishy Twilight Icon Squishy Twilight Icon Squishy Twilight Icon Squishy Twilight Icon 
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Tinypaws00 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
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Star-Von-Alicorn Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
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EnderWings909 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014
Awesome~
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TinyandHuge Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Student General Artist
So sweet
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cat-bot Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
awwwwwwwww the feels man omg this made me cry
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Gold163 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014
awww so cute!;w; <3
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ChocolatNinja Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014
;-; why u make me cry <3
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DarylChin Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014
That nostalgic wind...

It's always there when your reminiscing, no?
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ThePonyArtist12 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Danisnotonfire: FEELS 
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Puccalover55 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014
Quick call a doctor! Tell'em it's a Feels Attack!
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FlutterDashFTW Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014  Student Artist
:iconfeelsplz: dem feels
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FlutterDashFTW Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014  Student Artist
:iconfeelzplz: er mer gerd... dem feels T_T... *Goes to corner and cries* UAGHH!!
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greenpower12 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Student
:iconfeelsplz:
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HappyTreeFriendsfics Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
awwwwwwwww
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ZetaRESP Featured By Owner Edited Sep 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Great, there goes another one. Luckily I have hearts stashed all over the town in case of heart emergencies. Now, where did I left that scalpel?
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pikafan004 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014
:iconglompsomethingplz::iconfeelsplz:
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DoTheDinosaur24 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
The feels tho
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strawberrythefox1452 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student
i love your art!!
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RebornAnimalz Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
beautiful drawings
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WarpX97 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
So touching. 
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PhoebeArts Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014
WARNING! Carry on reading! Or you will die, even if you only looked at the word warning!
Once there was a little girl called Clarissa, she was ten-years-old and she lived in a mental
hospital, because she killed her mom and her dad. She got so bad she went to kill all the
staff in the hospital so the More-government decided that best idea was to get rid of her so
they set up a special room to kill her, as humane as possible but it went wrong the
machine they were using went wrong. And she sat there in agony for hours until she died.
Now every week on the day of her death she returns to the person that reads this letter, on
a Monday night at 12:00 a.m. She creeps into your room and kills you slowly, by cutting you
and watching you bleed to death. Now send this to ten other pictures on this one site, and
she will haunt someone else who doesn't. This isn't fake. apparently, if you copy and paste
this to ten comments in the next ten minutes you will have the best day of your life tomorrow.You
will either get kissed or asked out, if you break this chain u will see a little dead girl in your room
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Stuntpony Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2015
That is a bunch of bull. I've seen about 3-4 of these, mostly on youtube. Alive and no dead people so far.
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vvolfeh Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Student Artist
Wrong time,
wrong page.
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:iconphoebearts:
PhoebeArts Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014
Why? Someone did this on another page so I did it cause I was so creeped out I just had to do what it said I was way too scared
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vvolfeh Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Student Artist
It's fake. you shouldn't believe such silly things.
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