To random bystanders, the protagonist of 'Twitch Plays Pok√©mon' must have seemed strange‚ÄĒhaving thousands of people control the movement of a single character makes Red seem erratic. Now imagine what it must've felt like to be the mother of a kid that acts that way.

Normally, stuff about Red's movement goes for laughs, but this excellent comic by famaululat goes for the heart instead. It's the story of Red's mother, her worry about her son's behavior‚ÄĒand eventual relief when his adventure is over. Check it out:

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Aww. I kind of love all the stories people have come up with to go along with the first playthrough of 'Twitch Plays Pokemon.' I'd like to think things got better for Red, mental-health wise, now that it's all over, but that's partially because I've also seen this other emotional comic by kiyokon:

Dang.