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    Ooh... so did the MitD cause the rain?

    Curiouser and curiouser...
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    I wonder where that island is...
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    That sounds like a paladin to me, if not O-Chul specifically.

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    That was a very heartwarming scene. And like usual, thank you Tsukiko for the black humor.

    I know I'm not the only one who feels for the MitD.

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    yay! back to the Paladins.

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    Poor O-Chul...one ordeal after another.
    Nice parting line, though.

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    Fun to see some good old Tsukiko speech about good

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    Did anyone notice that for more than 10 strips in a row now, we haven't seen any of the titular characters? Not that I'm complaining, the story is great, as usual, just wondering if it's a new direction for the strip.

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    Well done Rich! Great Comic! I love the Roaches!
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    "A man's worth isn't determined by what, if anything, is between his femurs!"

    Preach it, Tsukiko.

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    Heh, poor Lien. You'd think she'd like the water, but I guess not when it's falling on her. Then again, I like swimming but not rain, too.
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    It seems MitD can "see" where O-Chul is and that it's raining there. He just doesn't know what that place is?

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    The two last panels are incredibly sweet. Bravo.

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    Hmm how did o-chul get on the island?Did he get shipwreched or something?
    Doesn't look like their is any other islands around and I don't think he would stick himself on an island withought any form of sustenance on purpose.Something must have happened
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    Oh man, all these updates are making up for the wait but man i feel like i'm gonna get spoiled rotten =p

    And damn that O'Chul how dare he tell MiTD to make decisions for himself! That paragon of paladinhood and him poisoning MitD's mind. MitD should just do what the lich tells him to do, just like other "good" non-paladins

    Hmm how did o-chul get on the island?Did he get shipwreched or something?
    Doesn't look like their is any other islands around and I don't think he would stick himself on an island withought any form of sustenance on purpose.Something must have happened
    They were traveling by Shark...
    And they got to sleep sometime, so they got to take the first piece of land they can find
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    So... scene switch to O-Chul now? Or maybe just a one-off joke?

    All these scene switches are confusing me. Seems like we are following the Redcloak plot, then Elven plot, then Monster plot, then O-Chul plot.... and none of them seem to be going much of anywhere yet.... no doubt there is a master plan behind all this that I don't see yet.

    Funny strips though... I've really enjoyed the humor in these past few.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Orodruin View Post
    It seems MitD can "see" where O-Chul is and that it's raining there. He just doesn't know what that place is?
    He's not seeing anything. He's wishing for something that he knows O-Chul likes, sort of like saying, "I hope it's sunny wherever he is."

    Quote Originally Posted by ScottishDragon View Post
    Hmm how did o-chul get on the island?Did he get shipwreched or something?
    Doesn't look like their is any other islands around and I don't think he would stick himself on an island withought any form of sustenance on purpose.Something must have happened
    Nothing so dramatic. Lien and O-Chul are traveling across the ocean to Kraagor's Gate on shark-back. They stopped for a rest when they saw an island. End of story.
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    Very Nice.
    I must confess that I hadn't even thought about team evil trying to bring O'Chul back, but that's exactly what they would try to do just to exact revenge....

    So I love the way that Cloister is helping out the good guys... Haley and Celia being protected from scrying back in Greysky city, now O'Chul (and presumably V as well) now. It's an intricate web of plot devices that consistently impresses me.

    Oh, and it's very funny too. That counts for a lot.
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    Very Nice.
    I must confess that I hadn't even thought about team evil trying to bring O'Chul back, but that's exactly what they would try to do just to exact revenge....
    Well, and to prevent him from sharing everything he learned in captivity, which is precisely the first thing he did.

    So I love the way that Cloister is helping out the good guys... Haley and Celia being protected from scrying back in Greysky city, now O'Chul (and presumably V as well) now. It's an intricate web of plot devices that consistently impresses me.
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    "I know all about paladins, trust me. All they do is boss you around and tell you what you can't do. 'Don't walk on the grass, don't litter, don't rape the cycle of life with your unclean power.' Blah blah blah."

    Notice how O-Chul is sleeping just fine in the rain? His Fortitude save modifier is so high, bad weather has to save against him for nonlethal damage!


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    Quote Originally Posted by SPoD View Post
    Nothing so dramatic. Lien and O-Chul are traveling across the ocean to Kraagor's Gate on shark-back. They stopped for a rest when they saw an island. End of story.
    Ah forgot about that shark of liens.Orrrr...the shark is killed by a kraken,o-chul and lien swim to safety of a nearby desert island,withought food or water they are certain to die,MWAHAHAHAHH(hack,cough cough)
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    Quote Originally Posted by SPoD View Post
    Nothing so dramatic. Lien and O-Chul are traveling across the ocean to Kraagor's Gate on shark-back. They stopped for a rest when they saw an island. End of story.
    That's what I'm hoping. I'm not particularly interested in a scene-shift to O-Chul right now. I want to see Xykon and Redcloak get their rears in gear out of Azure City.
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    Heh, nice. And there's nothing in this one to start a 10-20 page argument about moral justification, so yay for that too.

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    Heh, nice. And there's nothing in this one to start a 10-20 page argument about moral justification, so yay for that too.
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    Hilarious. The MITD's theory about Xykon is particularly funny.
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    Absolutely wonderful comic, and I'm loving the fast updates!

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    Is O-Chul sleeping through the rain Morally Justified?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThePhantasm View Post
    That's what I'm hoping. I'm not particularly interested in a scene-shift to O-Chul right now. I want to see Xykon and Redcloak get their rears in gear out of Azure City.
    Given that this scene started with the MitD looking for O-Chul, I think it's ending here, with him giving up on finding him today. I'd bet we're going back to the Order next strip.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Maximum Zersk View Post
    Is O-Chul sleeping through the rain Morally Justified?
    When O-Chul wants rain to help him sleep, it pours so hard the whole realm is flooded except for the small island on which O-Chul sleeps - and he's still morally justified.

    It's not very nice to make the water have to be exposed to the burning radiance of the mighty O-chul.
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