And LOOK WHAT I FRIGGIN’ DID FOR YOU GUYZ HUH??
So after having worked in an actual animated feature, I’ve never felt more confident about my animating skills. Mind you I’m still a noob! But I realized I was better at it than my insecurity wanted me to believe. I got past that HOW-DO-I-EVEN barrier and now I finally feel like I got the hang of it.
You guyzz. I’m an animator. TTvTT
Then the gleaming membrane wobbled, and something broke out of it. A dark figure landed on the grass before them with a clean thud. Immediately after, a second figure came through. And a third. Donnie took a step back and stretched his arm in front of April in instinct. He could hear the rustle of feet and the crackling of leather behind him as the others gripped their weapons tighter.
One by one the silhouettes came through, backlit by the portal’s ghostly blue light, which kept Donnie from seeing their faces. And then…
Two more figures burst out at once, barely fitting through the portal, bumping into each other and crashing into the ground in a tangle.
“Smooth, guys,” Leo’s voice said. But it wasn’t Leo. Not the Leo standing beside Donnie at least.
One of the shapes stood and stretched a staff towards the portal’s upper corner. With a click and a floop, all three pieces snapped back together, closing the gate, and the device fell, inert, at the newcomers’ feet.
It took Donnie’s eyes a moment to accommodate to the new twilight. And then he saw them.
His jaw fell.
“No need for these anymore. Over and out,” the walkie-talkie in his hand said in the thunderstruck silence, and at the same time, the older, taller Donatello before them.