Arctic Emotions.


My contest entry for Unit_Zero’s “Extremophiles Anonymous” Contest.

In the harsh, unforgiving Arctic, animals that adapted to the environment struggle to live their day to day lives. What we humans take for granted is a struggle for survival for animals.

So what would happen if animals with Human like traits live in these hostile environments? Would they adapt? Would they die off? It’d be easier to follow their instincts as animals, but as half humans, instincts can only carry them so far…

An Arrival of a Rival. CH18


Nearing the tail-end of the week, Karika and Faulkner get a chance to catch up on much needed sleep. During the weekend, Faulkner begins to doubt how he’ll care for his eventual family with how busy all three of them, prompting Reiza and Faulkner’s first real argument.

(Art by rlobado @Fiverr)

An Arrival of a Rival. CH17


A few months after Trisha gave birth to Vey, she thought it was about time she and Markus went on a proper honeymoon. Problem was, they had to find someone to look after Vey for a whole week.

Seeking Faulkner’s help, he’ll happily agrees to look after Vey if Karika and Reiza also agree. Will the three of them survive a week caring for Vey?

(Art by rlobado @Fiverr)

An Arrival of a Rival. CH16


A few months after moving into their new home, Reiza contemplates what she could do to contribute to her new family. She couldn’t go back to what she was doing before, but it was all she knew.

Seeking advice, Reiza goes sets up a date with Trisha to get a second opinion.

(Art by rlobado @Fiverr)

An Arrival of a Rival. CH15


The day of they move in to their new home has finally arrived.

To start off her new life with Faulkner and Karika, Reiza goes shopping with her best friend Kilala, as well as the Chesire twins Nala and Mala.

Unfortunately, their move in day doesn’t go as planned, much to Faulkner’s chagrin.

(Art by rlobado @Fiverr)

An Arrival of a Rival. CH11


Arriving at their destination, Trisha and Faulkner meet Denise’s boss Reiss, an influential Gyoubu Danuki as she discusses several important matters with them.

At the same time, Rieza, Karika, Tera, and Kilala meet up with the rest of the gals at Aphrodishiack where they hold a pre graduation party, both to celebrate their graduation and to help cheer Reiza up.

(Art by rlobado @Fiverr)

An Arrival of a Rival. CH10


After a much-needed night with Faulkner and Karika, Reiza mentally prepares herself as she heads back to her apartment to grab her belongings.

Thankfully, she doesn’t have to go back alone as Karika, Faulkner, and the rambunctious graduates of Faulkner’s class will be there by her side.

(Art by rlobado @Fiverr)