It is with an extremely heavy heart and regret to announce that, especially after the last reassuring journal, I'm not going to be continuing my Nuzlocke anymore.
I don't know if I will pick it up again another time or not, but in light of several things that's happened that I do not wish to discuss, I do not have the heart anymore to keep going on with this run for the time being. I don't even want to be here anymore. I am extremely stressed and upset now. Doing this actually upsets me more than it probably does anyone else. I understand that I've disappointed and let down a lot of people with this announcement, but I really do not think I have the drive or confidence anymore to keep working on it. Not for the time being at least.
"Orville" was an extremely important and personal project to me. It was one that I kept very close to heart and worked very hard on for the past two years. I thought about it even longer than that. It was my most ambitious project yet and probably one I got the farthest in. It was a lot bigger and more precious to me than the last one. In truth, it's doubtful that I would have ever actually finished the run, and it would have most likely ended prematurely sooner or later, either due to time restraints or interest. But to drop it right now this suddenly really hurts. You have no idea how important this whole run was to me, and it's not something that I can properly explain. This run gave me purpose and fulfillment, it helped keep me going. It was something to look forward to.
Art in general keeps me going. I don't care if people find that stupid or not, because it gave me purpose and fulfillment in a life that otherwise had none. I loved being productive and always working on something. Now I don't feel like drawing and sharing my work anymore.
Originally I was going to continue drawing the remainder of chapter 3 before concluding the run, as I still have a few more scripted pages left. I don't think I can even do that now. I struggled to finish the last page posted just now. I do not know if or when I will ever be able to return to this comic, and for that, my readers, I apologize. Perhaps it is better that the comic ends this way anyway.
I am incredibly sorry, my readers. I know you all looked forward to this comic as much as I did, and I know how much I've disappointed you all with this. I really didn't want to do this, but I just don't think I can continue anymore. At least not now.
Following this journal, I'm going to take a break from deviantArt indefinitely. I do not know how long I will be gone for. If I post anything, then it's only to finish off some things. If anyone needs me or wants to talk to me, Skype is best.
I'm sorry, and to those who stuck with the comic, thank you. You helped me continue forward for the time.