58: Why Do You Love Me?

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Why Do You Love Me?
Opening dialogue by Scott
Title text: Opening dialogue by Scott

Explanation

In this comic, Cueball asks "Why do you love me?" to Megan, a fairly common question that couples ask each other. She responds "My heart never gave me a choice", a seemingly very sentimental, romantic answer. However, she effectively kills the romance of the moment by adding, "I wish it had".

Transcript

[Cueball and Megan are having a conversation]
Cueball: Why do you love me?
Megan: I don't know; my heart never gave me a chance.
Cueball: Aww.
[No dialogue]
Megan: I wish it had.
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Discussion

I figure 95% of the population will agree with the fact that the last panel "kills the moment".

But, I think there's an alternative way to interpret this too: If Megan mentions "I wish it had" as a prelude to "Then I'd be able to give you a better answer, as to why I picked you...", would atleast 5% of the population would agree that it embellishes the moment?

204.19.189.72 03:01, 3 June 2013 (UTC) : I actually understood the "aww" as "I'm sad, you didn't really choose me" and then the last panel is Megan trying to save the day.
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