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Another Dumb AU by Lopoddity Another Dumb AU by Lopoddity
Y'know, I really wanted to do some variant of Inktober this month, but I'm still very much recovering from my recent kidney emergency, sooo....eh. I'm not sure if it's the illness or the medications, but it's really really difficult for me to stay awake for more than an hour or so. I guess that falls in line with my bed rest instruction, but in between the sleeping I've been pretty bored. I'm too tired to walk my dog or make it through a movie without nodding off, but know what I can do? What I'm rlly good at? Concocting yet another convoluted-ass AU storyline. Buckle up kiddos ur in for a pain med-fueled ride

An alternate storyverse where Bruce and Stormy are both young single dads. Though the "single" part is rather up-in-the-air these days, because both of their kids are rather stealthily trying to play matchmaker. For young best friends Wave Rider and Finn, their lives have become centered around Mission: Double Dad Date!

Wave Rider (Age 9)
The end result of the shaky, youthful fling between Pandora and Bruce. Wave was very much a "whoopsie" baby. Although Pan and Bruce didn't have the most stable or loving of partnerships, they did give it one last honest shot for the sake of their daughter.....before deciding it was best to call it quits, before Mummy and Daddy ended up strangling each other.  Bruce and Pan can't really stand each other nowadays, but put on an air of civility so as not to upset Wavey, who is spoiled and doted on by both parents. Bruce requested primary custody of Rider (because who knows how that conniving noodle-witch might pollute his daughter's mind if left unattended), although Pan sticks around as a co-parent, helping her daughter tame the random surges of chaotic storm magic that panic and terrify her poor daddo.

Wave Rider is a loud-mouthed wild child that enjoys summoning typhoons, having underwater chats with eldritch sea leviathans, surfing, collecting seashells, and having popsicles on the beach with her dad.

Finn (Age 8)
Finn's origins are rather mysterious. Stormy and Rosie enjoy making up stories of how he came to be, each more ridiculous than the last ("He bloomed from a rose bud under the light of the summer moon"). What is known, however, is that Stormy and Rosemary remain best friends and co-parents to young Finnie, even if they are not (and possibly never were) in a romantic relationship. As a single father, Stormy enjoys spending as much time as possible with his doofy little son, and the pair are often spotted around town looking for buried treasure, weaving flower necklaces, making up ukulele songs, and attempting to eat their own body weight in pizza.

Finn and Wavey meet one year at summer camp and become instant friends when Wave's weather powers, combined with Finn's navigation skills, see them win the camp wind-sailing competition. As the two bond over a shared love of junk food, bad monster movies, and adventure, they are delighted when their fathers continue arranging playdates for them after camp ends, and even more so when it looks like Bruce and Stormy are becoming fast friends as well. After all, everybody needs a bestie, even their dumb dads.

As time goes by, something shifts in the friendship between Bruce and Stormy, and the kids quickly pick up on it. The dads are always together and unconsciously treat each other like a romantic partner. Stormy seems to always find reasons to cuddle up to "Brucie", and while Bruce pretends to hate it, he always blushes and doesn't push Stormy off right away. Hmm. Bruce is also curiously protective of Stormy and mother-hens him over tiny issues, and always seems to smile a little when he hears Stormy laugh. Stormy has become quite fond of little Wavey and her wanton mayhem, and Bruce easily assimilates Finn into his world of nougies and hair-ruffles. Even though they're not one big happy family unit, they sure could fool the average person off the street.

Well, well, well. Things are apparent to Wavey and Finnie. Their dads are totally in love.

With solemnly-held flashlights in their secret sleepover treehouse, Wave Rider and Finn make a vow. They will "gently encourage" their clueless fathers into the whirlwind romance they're so clearly meant to have. Their dads will get married and live happily ever after and then Finnie and Wavey will be best siblings forever, or dang it, they'll die trying. Mission: Double Dad Date is a go!

.....i like to think the kids' convoluted matchmaking schemes eventually culminate in Bruce being absolutely mortified when Wave Rider getting fed up and furiously demanding to know why he hasn't asked out Mr. Aerostorm yet (in front of Mr. Aerostorm). Damn it, the reservations for the beach wedding can't wait! She and Finnie have picked out all the swatches already- swatches, Dad!


In the end, despite their kid's meddling, Bruce and Stormy will end up happily together. Though naturally, Finn and Wave will eagerly take the microphone at that eventual beach wedding and claim credit for the whole thing, the little shits

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:iconlilashonway:
Lilashonway Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2018
OMG i LOVE the design of wave rider Love 
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:iconjendoes:
jendoes Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2018  Student Artist
Oh my gosh this is genius

Hope you feel better
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NightSouls15 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I will personally adopt Finn, thank you <3
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TaiCat Featured By Owner Edited Oct 6, 2018
I was wondering, in this AU, Finn would actually be quite well build as an adult, with grandfathers like Dumb-Bell and Bulk Biceps...
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DragonriderJenna565 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
I would love if you could incorporate some scenes from the Parent Trap into this AU. :squee: 
Also, hope you feel better soon.
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4618799 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2018  New Deviant
Very cute
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:icongodzillamaster69:
Godzillamaster69 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2018
Very cute AU.
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MinakoRaiSuki Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2018  Student Writer
I'm confused. I thought Wave Rider and Finn was only Bruce and Stormy's child? 
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PiplupAdventures Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
This is just an AU. In canon, Wave Rider and Finn are Bruce and Stormy's children.
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SvenWolfstrom92 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
so cute! 
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:iconkrazii1331:
krazii1331 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
So fricking adorable!!
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Phoenix-rising-high Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2018
Sooo.... Stormy and Finns daily life amount to Steven and Greg without the magical ladies arou...never mind. Forget I was saying anything there.
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GraceTheAuthor Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2018  Student General Artist
This is awesome and that last line made me chuckle.
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SmartscopDeek Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2018  Student Traditional Artist
they are sooo prettyyy
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Dorkasus Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2018  New Deviant
Omg I looove this! I did always wonder why wind rider always had purple in her mane! I just assumed it was from bruce's mum!
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peacelightvictory Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
Yesssss. Parent Trap! :D
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MysticDuskaStudios Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
they're so cute!!
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Honeyflare1234 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018
Actually I like this better than the original wavey and finny but oh well this is only a au
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K98deviant Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018
Are they both girls? So confused by your art style! :o
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Cina-Roll Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey, I'm sorry for what I said. I didn't realize I was being rude. I hope you can forgive me and we can move past this.
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K98deviant Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2018
Hi there! I don't know what you're apologizing to me for and I couldn't tell if you were mad about my question or not! No hard feelings but thanks anyway lol :D
I was just confused by your drawing and can't read what you've just written there. That's why I have to ask you. I was disappointed to hear that Wave's actually a male
and got fooled by a shota or loli trap lol


So, no offense. :)
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Cina-Roll Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for understanding, I hope you have a nice rest of the day. :)
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Cina-Roll Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
One of them is literally described as an ordinary boy, which was written in the picture. How did you not see that?
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:iconlopoddity:
Lopoddity Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Student Digital Artist
don't be rude please
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:iconcina-roll:
Cina-Roll Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sorry, I didn't realize I was being rude.
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:icondewfrost97:
Dewfrost97 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Student Digital Artist
i absolutely love chaos goddess waves
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Warriors5427 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Student Digital Artist
Aw
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PikachuEeveeGirl Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018
Oh shit, noice!
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chocoholic6otaku Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this so much! And I hope you are feeling better soon!
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Sheepishwolfie Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018
"The little shits"

Indeed :D
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Bellekitten Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
I really love this art style, you should definitely try it more often! Didn't realise how much I needed pastel lop until this day XD 
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CandiedSnakes Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
This is cute!!
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Ice-Star-Pony Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
So... Finn exists in two universes? 
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Sikudhanii Featured By Owner Edited Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Would Finn have wings this time? Wave Rider would be a noodle girl. Oh how cute! She’d be in that same small pony sizes stage that Pandora was in!
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ruefion Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
god i love them so much
but remember not to push yourself too hard~
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kyoshuko20 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
AAAA OMG SHE LOOKS SO CUTE HERE ,, I REALLY LOVE THISS :iconsokyutplz: :iconmoeblushplz:
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Katlover2219 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018
XD Hahahaha!!! Oh you gotta love those little gremlins :) also now I wonder what Wavey looks like as a draconqus? More sea creature/ or pegasus or both? :D
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flowerkitscatch Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cute!
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TenshiWing Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist
The Parent Trap vibes on this are strong!

(Also, they look really cute.)
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Starburst333 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018
Awe so cute!
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tigreanpony Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018
That was funny and cute.
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MadnessOfTheMind Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  New Deviant
I love your crazy side aus lol
Don staph
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purrfec123 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018
hi! i really love your art! do you have any art colleges i should check out on i can't really find any >.<
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:iconlopoddity:
Lopoddity Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Student Digital Artist
You need to do research on your own to find the best college fit for you. Remember that a steep tuition is not necessarily an indication of quality. Make sure the school is regionally and nationally accredited, not one of those skeevy for-profit institutions that pump out worthless degrees. Don't let yourself get suckered into decades of debt for a degree with no use in the workforce. Make sure that you yourself are ready for college and want to attend, and will not drop out after a semester or two. Do your research, talk to advisors, shop around schools, apply for scholarships and grants, try to keep loans to a minimum.
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purrfec123 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018
thank you for the advice i really appreciate it! :)
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RinitheDamned Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
yep, its official i love how you can make anything with Pandora, Bruce, Stormy, and Rosemary work.



BUT DAD THE SWATCHES!
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asuraludu Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So adorable!
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