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    Well, that was unexpected.
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    A thing of beauty. Best call-back ever.

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    Interesting callback

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    That was epic. Sorry, words fail.
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    I'll be the first to request a reference...

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    So does this mean Ian still trusts him?

    Regardless, love the callback!

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    Well, that finally clears up all the wild theorizing about Geoff. Yay for plot thread resolution!

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    Oh my dear God. I can't stop laughing.
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    Huh. I honestly thought Ian would take it a lot harder. Though I doubt it's going to be so simple in the future. And that was a wonderful callback.

    Also, what's with Aunt Ivy's hair? Is it white with a green visor thing?

    So, you think they're both going to cross Bozzok now to keep Jiminy safe?
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    Ha!

    I wonder if Geoff is disappointed. Probably not . . . but man, all those years in prison . . .

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    I did not see that coming. I hope Bozzok eventually gets ruined because of this.
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    I like to think the thief's guild routinely steals all his polearms for that.
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    Awesome. Nice throwback to the polearm emporium! OOTS never fails to make me smile.
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    OMG so loving this one.

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    Love the title. Looks like everything's being wound up in the West.
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    I think all of us called it. ALL OF US. The wand of sending as the peg-leg was pretty genius.

    Also, best callback in a while.
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    A thing of beauty. Best call-back ever.
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    So on one count, theory confirmed.

    On another, Jimmy the polearm salesman!

    Going back to the archives to see if that picture was there originally...

    EDIT: Alas, it isn't. Although we don't see that far behind Jimmy's head the first time he shows up...
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    Hah! Saw Geoff's treachery coming, saw the hostage situation coming, did NOT see the return of the polearm merchant coming. That's fantastic.

    Imagine what would have happened if Haley had gone with Roy to buy a weapon!
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    Boz is the wrong shade of green and Crystal's skin is off.

    Is this the reason why you could not answer why Miron named Haley as the "only living relative" of Ian despite Ivy's existence?

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    It looks like the paint in Jiminy's Polearm Emporium has faded pretty badly since Roy visited.
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    Well, he'd better have at least 1 friggin' halberd. Unexpected but not unwelcome, Giant.

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    This really underlines the whole family motif of the book. I love it.
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    Brilliant, and finally clears up that it was Geoff indeed who was keeping Ian locked up on the inside.

    Although a little worrying that Bozzak is still chasing Haley.
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    Well at least he didn't become a potion salesman...

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    Is it just me, or does Jiminy have a feminine body? And why would a picture of his parents be in the polearm shop?

    Edit: or I am a dumbass and didn't realize that he's the polearm salesman.
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    Aw, I thought That Guy with a Halberd would return once I saw the title. Presumably as a member of the Anti-Tarquin Team.
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    I'm pleased with myself that I actually predicted it would be the polearm guy when I read the title of the comic.

    A question, is it a typo in the 10th panel when Geoff says "You wouldn've done the same"? I could see it either being "You would've done the same if it'd been Haley." ending with a period, or "You wouldn've done the same if it'd been Haley?" as a rhetorical question, but as is I'm a bit confused, unless I'm reading it wrong.

    EDIT: People have been remarking on the shades of colors in various panels. All the panels are pretty muted though, I think? I think it's dark and dusty. Although it does kind of look like the same muted palette from Girard's illusion. Imagine if after ALL of this they wake up in the pyramid...
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    so wonderfully random

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