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Published: April 18, 2018
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Made this when I was a tad bit unhappy with Yang's treatment in Volume 4.
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Crosswire40's avatar
I was really unsatisfied with how they handled Yang's recovery in Volume 4. As someone who recently spent the last three years of their life in physical therapy for a leg injury, it was really upsetting how they pissed away such a good opportunity to explore Yang's character and develop her more. She had two talks with her dad, put on the robotic prosthetic arm, and tussled around in the front yard with him a bit before leaving like everything was perfectly alright. 

It's not like I'm asking for a realistic recovery time (fuck that, it took me years to learn how to walk right again). But I wanted to see more struggle, emotion, and weakness in Yang. She was such a confident, un-bothered character in the first three seasons. Putting her in a state of weakness and vulnerability was a great opportunity to do something fantastic with her.

And they just pissed the chance away.

Yang's part in Volume 4 felt very rushed. I don't know if it was issues behind the scenes, concerns over pacing, or simply bad writing, but whatever the case was it's neat to see comics like this that actually look into Yang's struggle. 

Fantastic work. Llama Emoji-46 (This and That) 
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ejaylee|Student Traditional Artist
To this day I'm still getting messages like these and it sorta makes me happy reading them, cheers lad!
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BlueVortecz's avatar
I think what I love most is that in the Portrait with Ruby, Yang's right arm (her missing one) is off frame.

She doesn't need both arms, she need to be with RWBY
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ejaylee|Student Traditional Artist
:iconfingergunplz::iconfingergunplz:
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teslashark|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Now that's good framing!
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toalorikan626's avatar
Holy shit...that would have been sooooo lit, just the demonstration of the contrast of fear and inter strength with this comic is fucking amazing.
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HolyGamers717's avatar
HolyGamers717|Student General Artist
Rehabilitation, a long and painful process. But it's worth it in the end
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brashieel's avatar
Would have made for a better season,
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hillerj's avatar
This warms my frozen bitter heart.
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Galer-X's avatar
Galer-X|Hobbyist General Artist
cute
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Antogames's avatar
Antogames|Student Interface Designer
Some moment like that would have made the show even better.
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Tyros1192|Hobbyist General Artist
I am in full agreement
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ninjagamer345's avatar
yep
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Montague-5741-GWR|Hobbyist Digital Artist
She did it! 
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Pokespecshipper's avatar
They should have made a scene like this... willpower is her most prominent trait
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Kingofthecouch's avatar
when in doubt try and try again
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GeminiRosche13's avatar
That is incredibly sweet.
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Jokerz-1824's avatar
Trial and error never fails.
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