have some dirk and dave

Anonymous said: Hello! Oh gosh, did you read the upd8 yet? What did you think about it and would you ever consider doing the draw of Dave hugging Dirk because I am not over it i am crying holy shIT! ;3;;;
Anonymous said: could you draw the upd8 where the striders r hugging? bc i love your arts so much 

Super late to the party but I just had to doodle a little something for it. This must have been one of my favourite upd8s this year ahhh ;o;

I saw a post a few days ago about how big a deal it is that Dave (who breaks swords) was able to cut through Dirk’s sword (the unbreakable katana), and I got to wondering on why that was the case. I think I’ve come up with an answer.

A warning: I went full literary analysis with this, and it’s pretty long. Prepare yourself.

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