Growing up, I quickly learned that if you didn’t want to be stopped, it was best to not mention your intentions beforehand. I’m not sure that was the lesson my parents WANTED me to learn though. Hm.
This strip was a bit of a stretch of the reality (I know, I know, a talking bear, WHAT reality). But it was too sweet and too much fun to imagine vachel going to these lengths to avoid a hug that he KINDA REALLY ACTUALLY WANTS.