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    This empire really is a family reunion place.
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    I couldn't stop laughing!
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    Dammit Elan, you're meant to have spent that level up feat on a second brain cell

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    That ending was reasonably funny, and shows Haley's family nicely. Looks like Haley's family has plenty of its own problems, although they're not even close to Elan's yet.

    I'm a little concerned about Haley's Dad though. He seems a little overconfident, which might get the whole group in some trouble on the way out.
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    Hoo boy. Well, looks like I'm about to have my question answered.

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    Looks like getting out of this place might be harder that it seems. Next up, the entire Order in the arena ? Who knows... Can't wait for the next update already !

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    Geoff has ranks in Craft (Shiv) it looks like.

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    Well, what do you expect? Geoff has no way of knowing Elan is Haley's boyfriend, after all.


    Although, Elan really should have seen this coming (narative trope and all)
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    So....Ian's a lunatic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Squark View Post
    Well, what do you expect? Geoff has no way of knowing Elan is Haley's boyfriend, after all.


    Although, Elan really should have seen this coming (narative trope and all)
    AND He looks like Nale and Tarquin... Geoff obviously thinks he's Nale... everyone else in the Empire that hasn't met him does!!!

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    Hmmm ... bugging the bugs, eh?

    Seems like that may present a slight complication...

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    The bugs are too obvious to be bugs.

    Every prisoner has to wear sandals though . . .

    Bottom has an easily identifiable tread? Or makes a mark only visible to some?

    (Oh, and oil. Magical tracking oil with a perfume that only special trackers can detect.)

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    Rich is really good at making eh... good characters. I bet Ian will turn into a real gem too.

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    Poor Ian, didn't plan on the bad guy actually being competent, did he?
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    Great comic, does clear up a lot about that plotline.

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    Awesome!!! Thanks for the good and fast updates as always:)

    Though am I the only one who starts to get a little tired of Belkar?

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    He is a peg leg at that!

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    Though am I the only one who starts to get a little tired of Belkar?
    He's in one panel, during which the only action he takes is to exit the rest of the strip. I think most people are not so sick of a character that they don't even want to see that character leaving.
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    I'm also growing a little bit tired of the sexy, shoeless god of war.
    Although I had been for a while.

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    Thanks Giant!

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    Ian, you are an idiot.

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    You know, there's almost a tiny whiff of Elan about the old man, here. Good intentions with dippy execution of the plan -- sounds kind of familiar. Maybe we see why Haley's comfortable with Elan....?

    Interestingly, Ian's statement that he's picked the door lock two dozen times indicates that, as I speculated in an earlier discussion thread, the lock can be picked from the inside and there was no way for Haley to simply get locked in, since she already proved her ability to pick it.

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    Thank you Giant!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SPoD View Post
    He's in one panel, during which the only action he takes is to exit the rest of the strip. I think most people are not so sick of a character that they don't even want to see that character leaving.
    I agree.

    Elan, on the other hand...
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    Yay, new comic! So exciting.

    Great setup for Ian to meet Elan.

    I'm confused about how Ian's story matches up with the ransom note that Haley recieved... they don't seem to go together but maybe that is just me. What happened to Tyranar? And ransom? If Girard wanted to be captured?
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    My prediction:
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    Seems like parents in OotS are awesome. Tarquin, Ian, and Roy's dad all crazy and hilarious, though maybe not to have personally as a parent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThePhantasm View Post
    Yay, new comic! So exciting.

    Great setup for Ian to meet Elan.

    I'm confused about how Ian's story matches up with the ransom note that Haley recieved... they don't seem to go together but maybe that is just me. What happened to Tyranar? And ransom? If Girard wanted to be captured?
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