Quote Originally Posted by Carlo View Post
This doesn't logically follow at all. This is actually one of the reasons I interpret it as NOT a joke. How does it being a Serious Comic dispensing Serious Plot Information require that past events would be picked randomly? For me, the selection of these two specific events was a signal that Canon Is Being Changed. A joke, to my mind, would have been delivered in a punchier manner - the Order would have forgotten about Blackwing, Vaarsuvius would have been angry, haha so funny! That Rich took the time to underscore the contradictions introduced by the joke signaled that he was fully aware of them, which implied that they were being introduced for some greater purpose.
But--Wh--She is angry!