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Jul 10, 2013 | 6:49 PM EDT
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The Youtube version NOW HAS SUBTITLES.... I don't know if and how I can do it here. Check out my youtube if you want subs.

The template for this animation is the myth of the otter and the rabbit. Obviously I've replaced "Otter" with "Lizard." This is only because there seems to be a running gag with "lizard" having their fish stolen among native myth. The otter and the rabbit is the only instance where fish was stolen from someone other than lizard, so... I changed it to lizard.

So here it is Wrip and Calamity put aside their differences (grudgingly) for the sake of betterment... and when I say betterment I mean screwin' with ornery folk...No they won't drown... it's a shallow pool after it's mostly emptied....Can't have them dehydrating.^^0

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Reviews


Slayer2222Slayer2222

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Its good but 5 stars is too much i say 4 or 4.5 is good



BuuseyesBuuseyes

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

That was some kinda smooth. Tho starving is mean, Was the bunny chic a ninja? She sure sounded like a ninja...



ArcaneDarkMagiArcaneDarkMagi

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

I agree with the general consensus that the voice acting needs a little work. While I did enjoy the accents, the articulation could be cleaner. The voice quality also came off a little flat; the Rabbit has some decent range and dynamics to her voice but the lizard and mouse-men were lacking in comparison.

What did I like about the flash? The artwork was pleasing to the eye. Simple enough in most places to not be distracting but detailed enough in others to make the environment feel alive (the fire-bugs near the river stick out to me.)

The characters themselves were lively and you moved them through a variety of stances and movements. The way the rabbit carried herself was noticeably different from the lizard which lent each character more of their own unique identity.

My favorite part was when the lizard tapped her fork against the well. That entire sequence was superb - I watched it several times. The sing-song lines "Cry! I made you cry." with the low hum of the tuning fork inspired goosebumps in me. The choice of showing the lizards face, followed by landscape, followed by the top-down stance was very enjoyable.

In the end I Favorited this flash. I would love to see it again with cleaner voice acting.

Excellent job.


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EndsvillEndsvill

Rated 5 / 5 stars

this was excellent work, I like how wrip also stole a turtle/tortus as well. Very good stuff.



t-lout-lou

Rated 3 / 5 stars

Nice work. I really like the animation. The voice work needs some work, but other than that not bad.