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    Bow before the Goddess Therkla!

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    What's so bad about him only being able to giveth Banjos, though? I wouldn't mind one.
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    Very good.

    Elan seems oddly calm about how Lien and the others are still going to be sacrificed. Maybe he has something up his sleeve.
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    Once again, we see that Elan, in spite of Genre Savy, isn't too bright.

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    Yeah for Therkla :)
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    The Banjo giveth, the banjo taketh away.
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    That pretty much sums up the Jayngfet experience.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jayngfet View Post
    The Therkla giveth, the Therkla taketh away.
    Fixed for ya.

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    Yes! Therkla to the rescue!
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Giant View Post
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    Wow, I must say, I'm really enjoying this story arc. Therkla is a great character. I hope she stays around.

    I like how, despite being evil, she still cares enough about Elan to save him.

    Elan is the man! The last few comics with him have been very good.

    I can't wait for the next one!
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    pretty good, but i think Elan needs to smart up. Oh wait never mind
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    Hilarious!

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    Elan hurry blow the horn or prehaps the one drop of blood.
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    Oh Elan, you acted so wisely in the previous strip, but now you are your doofy self.

    All hail half-orc puppet goddess Therklanjo!

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    Yay, Elan the Prophet!
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    Last edited by FoE; 2008-05-16 at 11:59 PM.

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    Nice knowing ya, Lien.
    In Pace Requiem.

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    Unless I'm mistaken, isn't this the first time Banjo has actually been used as a hand puppet?

    Silly orcs and their ideas of building Banjo's altar like a puppet theater. They sure had it coming.

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    "[Y]our voice is a lot deeper than I imagined it"? Does Therkla have an unusually deep voice or does Elan imagine Banjo having a rather... shallow voice? Or was Therkla just overcompensating for her feminine voice? Or did she not take into account that Banjo is supposedly a clown?

    I've never been all that certain Therkla really is all that evil (I hope that doesn't mean I indirectly start a gazillion Alignment Threads (tm), if it doesn't start Therkla down the path of becoming the new Belkar), though it's clearly still a possibility (since all her seemingly Good actions have been in the name of saving/being in love with Elan - so far). But what I wonder is, how long can she keep putting the wool over the eyes of Kubota and the imp? She's been more than a little sloppy about it, and she never really explained satisfactorially to the imp why they don't just kill Elan.

    As for why Elan doesn't save Lien, I see #558 (or #559) opening like this:
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    :daigo:: Elan! I can't believe you'd just let Lien lie there and get killed! What will Hinjo say?!? And what about us?
    : Sadly, I cannot overrule the will of Banjo.

    I would not be surprised if we learn Daigo's last name during this sequence, and it's entirely possible Lien does indeed get killed. I would also not be surprised to see V show up in a deus ex machina.


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    Unless I'm mistaken, isn't this the first time Banjo has actually been used as a hand puppet?
    What, his introduction doesn't count?
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    V will quite likely be the Deus Ex Machina, I can't imagine Lien dying in such a silly situation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Borris View Post
    Unless I'm mistaken, isn't this the first time Banjo has actually been used as a hand puppet?

    Silly orcs and their ideas of building Banjo's altar like a puppet theater. They sure had it coming.
    What about the Call of Banjhulthu?

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    Very good. My money is on either V turning up and saving them all, or Elan thinking of something.
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    With all this recent action of Therlka and Elan, I expect the House of Fanservice to be beating people away with a stick. While others will beat themselves with sticks to try to unsee what will come in the House of Horrors.

    Either way, anyone up for some groveling before Banjo, he has earned it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Borris View Post
    Unless I'm mistaken, isn't this the first time Banjo has actually been used as a hand puppet?
    Very much mistaken. Just look at te last panel of http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0553.html

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    Hee! Two hilarious strips in a row. Huzzah!

    My favorite line is when Elan says that Hinjo will "probably give that stern paladin look to my eviscerated remains". *snicker*
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    Man, was it me or did that one take some time coming out?
    Felt like I was waiting all week for me OOTS fix.
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    Yes! Therkla to the rescue!
    I wonder where Therkla encounterd that little devil, and what he is up to...
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    Mistress of Puppets, Pulling your strings!! Twisting your mind and smashing your dreams! *rocks out*
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    Quote Originally Posted by Morgan Wick View Post
    I've never been all that certain Therkla really is all that evil (I hope that doesn't mean I indirectly start a gazillion Alignment Threads (tm), if it doesn't start Therkla down the path of becoming the new Belkar), though it's clearly still a possibility (since all her seemingly Good actions have been in the name of saving/being in love with Elan - so far).
    She's in love with Elan. Being Evil does not preclude you falling in love with entirely unsuitable people, you know, and you'll also notice that she basically tells the orcs "Yes, you can kill the other three, I don't care about them"--not exactly the actions of someone on the way to Good, I'd say!

    The real question is: what happens to save the others? I seriously doubt they're actually going to get sacrificed, because that would be an extremely dark twist after the general light humour of the last three strips!

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    Now it seems almost mandatory that they get rescued, but how? V is an obvious way, but she seems too obvious. And we did get something of the sort back with the bandits. Maybe we get a twist where his rescue of the party is an accident. She goes highly nuts and starts tossing fireballs at random, or maybe she comes flying thru the village trying to capture another bird, and since orcs often hate elves, the entire village tries to chase him down, leaving the captives time to get away.
    More likely it will be some other, non-V, factor. Maybe it's volcano time?

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