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23 Apr 2014 09:45 am

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peteranckorn, 23 Apr 2014 09:45 am

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peteranckorn, 23 Apr 2014 04:08 pm

Good points! Although, genetic traits do skip. If you have a mother with blue eyes and a father with green eyes you could still quite easily end up with grey or brown or any colour eyes-as long as it was in your genetic past somewhere. This is why recessive traits still crop up-every now and then the genes will line up so that that trait appears again. If this was not the case, blonde hair and blue eyes would have died out long ago (as these are recessive traits). Maybe Venoms' mother has green eyes ;)

Tamauran also mentioned that weaker members of the tribe are sent away- referring to somebody else whilst at the same time missing the fact that she had been sent away-hence the 'kind of small'she's got going on (don't tell her though-she might get upset) ;)

I won't confirm or deny-just laying out some counter points to your ideas (which were very well observed and thought out-good stuff :)).

User's Comments:

Timeheart, 23 Apr 2014 10:06 am

I can't resist... "Luke. I am... Your mother."

The_Rippy_One (Guest), 23 Apr 2014 12:51 pm

Timeheart, for once, it is entirely reasonable to make the joke.

ThatGuyWhatNeedsAScreenname, 23 Apr 2014 01:02 pm

WordPress won't send me a password even though it says my sn is already on file, so I have to wait for the page to go up on SmackJeeves if I'm so inclined to comment. Harrumph.

Anywho, I love Venom's expression in the last panel, and were I the lizardman in this situation, I'd be doing the same thing. Though I am slightly embarrassed to admit I never really saw the resemblance between Venom and Horsebuns before this page.

peteranckorn, 23 Apr 2014 02:11 pm

A few people have had that problem. I'll change your password to something and send it to you-should let you sign in then :)

Ampersand (Guest), 23 Apr 2014 03:16 pm

*Puts on nerd glasses* I’m going to play devil’s advocate and say that Lieutenant Tamauran and Lady Venom are not mother and daughter. Yes, Lieutenant Tamauran and Lady Venom have the same hair color, hair texture, skin tone, facial features, gender (since Amazons only give birth to females), and their timelines overlap, buuuuuut the truth on the matter lay in their eyes. See both Jenghin Tamuraak and Venom have yellow eyes while Tamauran has green eyes, so unless Tamauran is a mutant --which is entirely possible-- or the world of BTB runs on different genetic standards –which is probable seeing as the world allows for interspecies breeding then– .... ya know Tamauran is kind of small to be the daughter of an Amazon and a warrior chief centaur.

peteranckorn, 23 Apr 2014 04:14 pm

Excellent points-although it's possible that Tamauran could have different eye colour to both her parents as long as that colour was in her genetic past somewhere. Genetic traits can often skip a generation or two before popping up again :)
Tamauran also mentions the fact that weaker members of her tribe are often sent away. She fails to note that she herself was sent away (due to the 'kind of small' she's got going on?)-don't mention this to her though-she may get upset ;)

I won't confirm or deny-just laying down some counterpoints to your (interesting a well observed) comments :)

knite (Guest), 23 Apr 2014 06:43 pm

obliviousness is also genetic~

peteranckorn, 24 Apr 2014 06:37 am

Looks like that may be a trait they share ;)

Guesticus (Guest), 24 Apr 2014 07:07 am

Can't wait to find out why Frigid Freya was free-hanging (and yes, do realise she is not 'frigid', just couldn't think of any other word that fit :P)

If Venom and Taury are not mother/daughter, those are mighty huge co-inky-dinkies, just saying

Austin (Guest), 24 Apr 2014 08:39 am

Wow just...WOW..right there and they don't even realize the lizards reaction to it like his only thoughts are "They can't be this stupid, NO ONE is THIS stupid".

argentlupus, 24 Apr 2014 09:27 am

When a faceplam... Is not enough, there is facebeam. Poor Lizardman. I honestly did not see so many physical similarities to Venom and Tamauran till this page.

Ricbold (Guest), 24 Apr 2014 12:30 pm

I noticed it last page. Don't worry guys, I'm sure they'll have some good mother-daughter bonding soon enough. Asskicking first, drinking second, mushy stuff third, am I right?

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