In The Beast's Belly, Part 14
Sponsored by Lizzie Barnes
To Bruce, the Tanner to my Izzy! We'll keep on doing 'stupid crap' together always! xxx
The Script For Today's Comic!
In The Beast’s Belly, Part 14
Tanner and Ann face off.
TANNER (shocked, still drunk): Izzy, I….
TANNER (coming to an uncertain conclusion – this may not be the correct choice, but dammit it’s the only one he knows at this point in time) : Okay. Screw it. You know that stupid crap I do? I did it again.
TANNER: I called up Ann, and she came over, and I really wanted to have sex with her. But then….
TANNER: Then I thought, “Man, that’s not what Izzy deserves.” I mean, even if you did – you know, sleep with Seth (which evidently you didn't, because you're back WAY early) I didn’t think that was….
TANNER (shamed, coming to the realization for the first time as he comes face-to-face with actually owning up to the shit he does): I’m dumb. I do stuff like this. And I don’t want to.
TANNER (heartbroken): And if you wanted to leave now, I’d understand, and I’d never ever bother you because you’d be right, but….
TANNER (begging, his voice a whisper): Please give me a chance.
(There is a panel’s pause as Izzy looks at him, thinking, and then….
(Close: a big two-panel where they kiss. The little Heart O’Love is now officially there.)