Who the **** is taking care of this kid

#1Figure09Posted 1/31/2013 10:32:31 PM

His mom dies and he's just left to fend on his own? It's not like time isn't passing in his world so weeks have gone by where this kid is just nowhere to be seen.
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#2Grey_TygrePosted 1/31/2013 10:42:50 PM
I'd imagine that the neighbourhood is helping look after him, since this seems to be a very close-knit community and all. Motorville doesn't seem too too huge, but the place Oliver lives could just be a borough as well I suppose.

Miss Layla and Starey Mary (whose name escapes me.. Myrtle?) would be two contenders I'd think, as well as Ollie's mom's friends. I'm also going to wager that Oliver has not a little bit of magical aid in that regard, though that's never explained to my knowledge.

Hmm.. as for him vanishing for long periods of time, I'd assume he puts in some off-camera time at Motorville when you pop into the Cat's Cradle etc., eh?
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#3MidgardDragon99Posted 1/31/2013 10:46:06 PM
We see him living with his friend's mom, do we not?
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#4pengiewinPosted 1/31/2013 10:50:25 PM
MidgardDragon99 posted...
We see him living with his friend's mom, do we not?

No that's at his house
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#5keybladeXIIIPosted 1/31/2013 10:51:18 PM
Pokemon logic.
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#6Zeff_furyPosted 1/31/2013 11:28:26 PM
it has bothered me, how's this kid going to take care of his bills anyway?
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#7LeVulcanPosted 1/31/2013 11:43:02 PM
Something I'm thinking is that when he's in the other world, time moves very, very slowly in his world. This would explain why everyone is so casual about speaking with Oliver.
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#8xdividebyzeroxPosted 1/31/2013 11:46:09 PM
If we were planning to discern the logic of a JRPG, we would be here for the rest of our lives.

That aside, most likely Miss Lelia was taking care of him, due to her bringing him food while he was a recluse in his room .
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#9KnightOMVPosted 1/31/2013 11:50:57 PM
I always assumed that they just didn't notice. Sorta like how normal humans can't see magic, they would automatically be distracted from thinking something was wrong. Because magic.

I am aware that this theory does not hold up to scrutiny in the slightest...too bad, it works for me!
#10shadowsfmPosted 2/1/2013 11:41:57 AM
i get the impression time flows faster in fantasy land while in his town it's only been hours or days