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Hey, I'm TheOriginalDragonX.

I'm a bit of a loner, but I'm a team player and some say I'm very friendly. I'm both a cartoonist, an image editor, and a story writer. I have no main fandom because I like alot of stuff, but the closest thing to that is Kenichi The Mightiest Disciple (HSDK).

Favourite genre of music: R&B, Jazz, Epic music, and Rock

Favourite characters: Optimus Prime (TF), Harold (TD), Sonic (STH), Goku (DB), Naruto (Naruto, obviously), and Kenichi (HSDK)

Personal Quote: History isn't written, It's made. - Myself

www.patreon.com/DragonX
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1. Leonard
- As a fan of Harold, Sam, and Cameron, I had high expectation for this guy, and for the most part, I was satisfied. He gave me a few chuckles with his wizard shtick and he has one of my favorite designs within the new cast. However like Sam before him, we only got know him for his shtick, but not his character as a whole, which is starting to become a dangerous trend with this show. It started when they flanderized Harold in Total Drama World Tour to make him elimination fodder for THAT GUY which killed any real thrill that I had for the season. Then, they cranked Sam's butt monkey meter to 11 in All Stars. Then as Sam finally showed signs of becoming more of a threat to the writers' Gary Stu self insert, they created a "plot twist" to make sure that he won't interfere with their self-ship fanfic. Therefore, they eliminated him early, which made Sam returning piss people off especially anyone who was rooting for him that season. Meanwhile, they spent all of the same season keeping Cameron in the game just to reverse his development from TDRI.

    The problem is they did this again with the writers not giving Leonard any other traits. They made him blatantly just to be another nerd to mistreat and throwaway when he showed signs of potential. By potential, I mean room for growth. I believe Leonard thinks his luck as magic. My strongest example is when the Wizard Tower was about to fall on him, and completely missed him when he yelled force field. This leads him to keep "activating spells" because his abnormal luck which either works for his favor or completely screw him over harshly. Something else that bugs me is that he was the only one with a decent idea for a hideout in episode 1 since they didn't have enough supplies from the first challenge. It only didn't work because a stampede gag that never came up again. With that in mind, this season would have benefited by having three more episodes, because I want to know more about this guy. Instead of reversing past character development (Harold and Cameron), just not caring (Sam), or getting him thrown out the game which gives their Villain Stu Justin Clone no real threats/entertaining conflicts against his game breaking (Harold and Sam), they must give him his development and let it stick. Just in case that they want to keep him around, they must keep his development coherent and believable in the show's universe because I want him to get his focus like Harold did in TDA.

    In conclusion, this season was probably my favorite in the entire show. However, if the writers do not give depth to the characters in the world/universe that they are creating, how will they ever expect to keep the series running properly or keep people invested. Flanderizing the characters will not make those characters be hated by the fan base; it will be the writers, directors, and even the producers that will get the hate for ruining their favorite characters or not using them properly. Heck, I'm writing this rant because I believe Harold, Sam, Cam, and Leonard deserve a better treatment than they ended up getting. Adding that I have been holding this series on a loose string because I love many of the characters in it, but I am now willing to drop it. In other words, Leonard is this show's last life in the game, and if they bring him back just to pull another All-Star Sam Jobbing. This is how quick that I will drop this show:

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Have a nice day, everybody.

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  • Listening to: Ninjas in Paris by Killing Spree
  • Eating: Leftovers
  • Drinking: Root Beer

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:iconbeekermaroo777:
BeekerMaroo777 Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Student General Artist
Hi there! I have a TD theory that I think might peak your interest. Wanna hear it?
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:icontheoriginaldragonx:
TheOriginalDragonX Featured By Owner 6 days ago   General Artist
Sure.
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:iconbeekermaroo777:
BeekerMaroo777 Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Student General Artist
Well, before I explain, I just wanted to say that, while Zoey & Harold is a very interesting pair, I lean towards HarShawna & Hazzy.
Anyways, onto that theory.
I call it LSFCTBWH. (LeShawna Fake Cried to be with Harold)
It all started with the one thing that made me know Harold wasn't winning TDA: LeShawna Jr. He was in my Top 2 until 1.) I saw Pahkitew Island and watched Scarlett, 2.) I realized how much I related to Sierra and Izzy more, and 3.) I replayed TDA in my head. 
At that point, I made a small realization that I don't think other fans may know: LeShawna fake cried to be with Harold. She wanted her parents' permission (mainly her father's) and the only way she could do it was through her cousin. As for insulting the others, that was a small ploy to prevent them from finding out about her crush on the redhead. In conclusion, I forced myself to place Harold at #5 of my character ranking list and 3rd favorite redhead. (loosing to Scarlett and Izzy) I still love him, but not as much as before...
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:icontheoriginaldragonx:
TheOriginalDragonX Featured By Owner 5 days ago   General Artist
Hmm, interesting theory. I can see it being possible.
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:iconbritishgirl2012:
Britishgirl2012 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Student Artist
Just one question: What is your opinion on my Total Drama crack couple, Zowen(ZoeyxOwen)? =)
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:icontheoriginaldragonx:
TheOriginalDragonX Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014   General Artist
I think it's a pretty cool. 
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:iconbritishgirl2012:
Britishgirl2012 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Student Artist
Thanks. =)
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:icontheoriginaldragonx:
TheOriginalDragonX Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014   General Artist
You're welcome.
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:iconbeekermaroo777:
BeekerMaroo777 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Student General Artist
I see you like Total Drama, so please view this: beekermaroo777.deviantart.com/…
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Shono Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014  Professional General Artist
Catty Clan Girls by Shono  

Just like what WarAngel said: Thanks for the faves!


If you enjoy my comic art, please check out more on the official website: shadowsofoblivion.shawnmccaule…


Thanks for the support!



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