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Hold Onto Me - SPOILERS by Caretaker-of-Myth Hold Onto Me - SPOILERS by Caretaker-of-Myth
Yeah, it's a spoiler, but at this point...It's been over a week, guys. You pretty much have no excuse.

This picture...represents probably the most powerful moment in a Let's Play that I've ever seen. I had to draw it. I had to see if I could get the emotions in it down. ~forte-girl7 (or on Youtube, theforte7, whose design I've used instead of Chell's there, and whose humanized version of Wheatley I have drawn), whose Let's Play that was, really made me (and from its comments, several others too) choke up at this bit, and I hope she doesn't mind me cathartically drawing it out.

Human Wheatley, whom I drew as a human partly for the emotional resonance of it and partly to spread the gospel of ~forte-girl7's human version of Wheatley through dA, is in his original garb, of course, because now he's not attached to the main body. Don't ask me how he changed in the interim.... SpaceCore is not human because forte-girl7 hasn't shown us a SpaceCore design yet.

Took a little artistic license with objects and viewpoint to make it more dramatic, including giving GLaDOS that extra hand; in the game she uses the same one to knock both the player and Wheatley away and then to catch you, which I think is too risky for GLaDOS to have actually done. Plus having her hover there makes her seem all the more evil and menacing argh


Character designs belong to ~forte-girl7.
Concept belongs to Valve, makers of Portal 2.
Drew everything but the starfield; that's credit to `budgie.

...I hope nobody thinks I'm a sadist for this >m>;;
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malis22 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014
im not sure its worth saving him
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SallyNOOB-ISH Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014
i really liked wheathley but after all the fighting i admit i practically said the same thing as GLaDOS "you're not coming back" it was like a i forgive you but this is for the best moment. 
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Sephka Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
At least the Space Core's having a good day.
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Pikagal31 Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014
I was like "NOOO WHEATLY YOU HAVE TO HANG ON NOT ME D: " ))
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SonallyrlzKC Featured By Owner May 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
WHEATLYYYYYYYYYY NUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU I'm in SPAAACE 
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Gmodpenguin24 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014
wheatly tried to kill her.... why is she crying? I was laughing.
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JewelCat1337 Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
She is crying because there are some people who liked Wheatley. He was genuinely a good guy in the beginning, so there are some people who got attached to him. Just thought I should explain
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lpric0457 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
Me: *grip slipping* Hang on!
Wheatley: *slips out of my grip; terrified* GRAB ME! GRAB ME! GRAB MEEEEEEEEEeeeeeee...
Me: *getting pulled in by GLaDOS; screeching* NO! WHEATLEY!! *plops on floor; just before passing out* I forgive you...
(Gosh, I almost made myself cry! No joke!)
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Pint2 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014  Student General Artist
NUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU!!!!!
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gizmounicorn Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
the feels man :"< the feels
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