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NextGen: Bruce by Lopoddity NextGen: Bruce by Lopoddity
yeeeeah Bruce technically isn't a NextGen but he's prominent in the pandoraverse so whatevs

Bruce Carcharodon
"Bloody hell, that sea snake nipped me good. Lookit that, I'm bleeding quite a lot, ain't I? Crikey. Nah, hold off with the antivenin for a minute mate, I wanna get a picture. See how she left some teeth in the wound there?...Ah, c'mon now, don't faint, man! "
Fey Ocean, Captain Cutthroat (shown here: Bruceparents )
Species: Earth Pony/Male
Build: Short, stocky
Special talent: Marine conservation
Occupation: Former fisherpony, now a Marine Biologist
Nickname(s): Brucie

Bruce is a complicated little pony. On one hand, he is passionate, driven, highly intelligent, witty, and a fun enough guy, on a good day. One the other hand...he's an asshole. He is a grumpy, impatient, prickly big ball of emotional constipation, and as a colt, he was a primary bully to kid Pandora. He was heavily neglected by his parents as a foal, which has made him reluctant to get close to others, and even hostile toward new ponies. But once the idiot gets over himself, he is loyal and fiercely protective of his loved ones and friends, even if it means half carrying a tipsy Magnolia May back to her home, or enduring yet another one of Rosemary's batches of foul health tonic.

Bruce was a runty, skinny colt and quickly situated himself at the top of the schoolyard hierarchy by becoming the school bully. His favorite target to taunt and harass was Pandora, the weird and rambunctious draconequus filly. Bruce headed a pack of fellow bullies growing up, and it was not until later, upon meeting Aerostorm (and thus making his first real friend) that he realized that he wasn't being the pony he wanted to be, and he changed for the better. He owns a female pet sea hawk named Pearlie, whom he raised from a chick he found on the beach as a colt. He secretly babies the crap out of his precious birdie

As an adult, Bruce is still a scowly bastard, but he ain't above enjoying a joke or two (mostly at other ponies' expense). His passion is studying and conserving all life in the ocean. Yep, Bruce grew up to be one of the nerds he used to make fun of in school, and the irony isn't lost on him

   Bruce has a poor relationship with both of his parents. His father threw him out when Bruce didn't want to stay on as a fisherpony in the family business anymore, and thus Bruce hasn't seen or talked to his parents in years. His mum misses him dearly.

    For all his bullying and rivalry with Pandora as a colt, the two ended up dating for a bit while they were teens. The relationship crashed and burned horribly, but they did have good days...intermixed with many bad ones...okay so yeah their relationship was like 99% belligerent sexual tension and insults but still. Currently, the two regard each other with mutual disdain. Bruce is also secretly quite afraid of Cupcake, who, as a filly, once shoved him into a locker to get him to stop picking on Pandora.

    Bruce's best friend is Aerostorm, son of Rainbow Dash. The two met when Stormy rescued Bruce's pet sea hawk Pearlie from a lightning storm, and they've been inseparable since. Bruce finds Stormy's sweet, hippie-dippie ways to be completely adorable exasperating, but he can't deny that he's got a soft spot for the pegasus. He is curiously possessive of Stormy.

    Bruce is good friends with Rosemary, though he can find her attempts to "cleanse his aura" a little annoying at times. He is close friends with Magnolia May, and enjoys her company and sense of humor. He cannot fucking stand Zipperflash, Stormy's rival and secret admirer.

Bruce is from Oatstralia (Equestrian Australia), and this is reflected in his accent and euphemisms. Due to the harsh environment there, ponies from the Oatsback tend to be more omnivorous that the typical Equestrian pony, which is why Bruce's family catches, sells, and regularly consumes fish. Bruce sees nothing wrong with eating fish...Stormy once fainted when he happened upon a bloody Bruce filleting a large trout. Bruce has pretty pointy canines, which help in eating meat

-Bruce got his scars from attempting to rescue a hooked thresher shark as a colt. He managed to free the giant, thrashing fish, and this is also how he got his cutie mark.

-Magnolia is aware of Bruce's feelings for Stormy and calls him on it all the time. Bruce once tried to ask her out, to prove he wasn't as hopelessly gay for slightly infatuated with Stormy as she thought...Magnolia was less than impressed.

-Bruce is pretty short for a stallion, standing about as tall as the average mare. Pandora and Zipperflash both like to tease him about this. Stormy thinks Bruce is perfect the way he is, but isn't above the odd bit of teasing.

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Drakizora Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
feels like it was just yesterday when your short bio for bruce included: "parents: who cares"
icepaw4900 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
He reminds me of that Australian dude who died by a stingray stabbing himmin the heart I think... what was his name Jack Wilde? Patrick Wilde? Idk he was on National Geographic a lot
fox999999999 Featured By Owner May 3, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
Steve Irwin , his name is Steve Irwin
TheSoaringSky Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2017  Student Filmographer
I have no idea why but Bruce is definitely my favorite character of your next gen. I love him so much I really wanna draw him
KimmieRwatts Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2017
i imagine his voice as Bunnymund ( the Easter bunny) from rise of the guardians
AskTheCityDogs Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Am I the only one who thinks he would sound JUST like Murdoc from Gorillaz if there were some voice-clips for the character?
FarrenGrimwarden Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2016  Student Digital Artist
he's short like me yay!
star3catcher Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2016
"Oatstraulia" Ohhhhhhh, that's a good one!
CimeDrawz101 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2016  Student Digital Artist
dadd y
Suzanalpha1999 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2016  Student Filmographer
He reminds me of Derek Hale from Teen wolf
Imbriadealwithit Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Why would he eat fish? Fish are friends. Not food.
TheFeralSpirit Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2016
Awesome! Bruce is a really cool OC, and I love your art style! c:
AquosEvolved Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
I took one look at him and immediately just felt like Patrick Warburton would be the perfect voice for him.
HeraldOfOpera Featured By Owner May 10, 2017
Only because Steve Irwin is dead. RIP Steve.
C-Puff Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2016  Professional Filmographer
I really really wanna comment with something meaningful here because I love this jerkwad but I can think of nothing. Mostly because he's perfect and there's nothing I can add to make that more so.
His mother looks a little frail. I wonder what the story there is.
Honey-Twirl Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
"Bruce has pretty pointy canines"
What about wolf teeth? Can't he keep his wolf teeth instead?
endergirlgammer Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
DUNAANNAAUANAAUNA BATMAN!!! ;) oh wait we dont know who is batman,
MysterMisterious Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2016
He looks so aggressive and it's adorable.
VexisDuHast Featured By Owner May 29, 2016  Student General Artist
I can imagine him totally sounding like Bruce from FN, and whenever little Pan turns a corner he's like 'HEEEEERE'S BRUCIE!' XD
frogsdolphins Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That is all I thought of xD HEEEERREE'S BRUCIE
VexisDuHast Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2016  Student General Artist
YamiDash Featured By Owner May 27, 2016
I love this grumpy smol horseHeart Heart Heart 
JinxingIuck Featured By Owner May 26, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So what about Wave Rider? Is she still a thing?
KateWhooves27 Featured By Owner May 27, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Don't worry, dear! She's just a nextnextgen just dat thingy <3
JinxingIuck Featured By Owner May 27, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
What? And please don't call me dear, thanks!
KateWhooves27 Featured By Owner May 27, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I mean ('n' allright) Wave Rider Is the daughter of Bruce and AeroStorm, This means, she's a nextnextgen
JinxingIuck Featured By Owner May 27, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I know. It just never touched on the actual relationship of Aero and Bruce (They were never explained as a couple in the bio) so I was wondering if Wave Rider is still a thing in Lop's Pandoraverse
KateWhooves27 Featured By Owner May 27, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, She's a thing form Pandoverse, she's still.
crunchypanda02 Featured By Owner May 26, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Ayeee just like from nemo bruce the shark
ardools101 Featured By Owner May 26, 2016
Ooh, new style. This your new one? Or just trying them out?
Megan911933 Featured By Owner May 26, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ahh I love that Bruces' mom and Pearlie share similar color pallettes ♡
ImaniM18 Featured By Owner May 26, 2016
Are you gonna do a Rosemary one? She one of my favorites!
JackalyenMystique Featured By Owner May 26, 2016  Professional Writer
Before I go further, are Batman jokes prohibited?
blastersky Featured By Owner May 26, 2016  Student Digital Artist
The best grump horse! <3
sparkita Featured By Owner May 26, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
He got bit by a sea snake.
A sea snake.
Can someone bloody check on him to make sure the snake isn't venomous? 
This is such a cool concept! I love this gruff, fluffy stallion and fishermen and marine biologists are awesome! I'd love to see more on him!
His inspiration was also such a great guy, good to see him inspiring cool things like this.
RevolverSoul1984 Featured By Owner May 25, 2016
Screw it, this is Bruce from Finding Nemo
TheMysteryfox8 Featured By Owner May 25, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I actually kind of want to see pics of Bruce's school days now...
Midna-Magic Featured By Owner May 25, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Looweezah Featured By Owner May 25, 2016  Hobbyist
Hm, I'd say it's weird that a horse is eating meat, but then again, this is an universe with bug-ponies, noodle cats, dragons and babies born from non-straight couples. Why add logic now? :v
MajestyWarriorLife Featured By Owner May 25, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
AWE!!!!!!!!! BRUCIE!!!!!!
UnluckyAmulet Featured By Owner Edited May 25, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
Omfg, please draw Brucie carrying drunk off her ass slightly tipsy Magnolia May on is back someday, it's such an adorable mental image, aaah.
Moongaze14 Featured By Owner May 25, 2016
Interesting way for Bruce to get his mark and I'll be honest and admit that I'd like to see how badly Bruce did toast Magnolia out.  Still, I wonder what made Bruce and Oandira date in high school and if Pandora was still a nerdy, well-behaved gal when dating Bruce or if she developed her rebellious personality while dating Bruce.
Shadowisker Featured By Owner May 25, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
his parents looks so TIRED!
RoboHeather Featured By Owner May 25, 2016
Grump poneh!!! :D Love this damn dork <3 <3 <3 I also adore the design updates. His sharp teeth and muscular frame give him such a wonderful tough, bristly look. But he's also smol and adorable
Alfredison Featured By Owner May 25, 2016  Student Digital Artist
You're like Ki, some rebrending)
MaliceSalt Featured By Owner May 25, 2016
It's okay Brucie, we're all secretly terrified of Cupcake. She's the most adorably intimidating pony ever. She probably got it from Pinkie, as I really can't imagine Cheese being all that intimidating.

Also, for some reason Fey Ocean reminds me of Shelley Duvall from the Shining.  That has no relevance to anything, I just wanted to share.
Lord-of-Lemons Featured By Owner May 25, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Lord-of-Lemons Featured By Owner May 25, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
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