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Old 10-16-2017, 09:03 PM
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I have a hard time believing the Court is so far ahead of they game that they predicted Surma mishearing "entomology" as "etymology."
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Old 10-17-2017, 07:35 AM
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They’re very thorough
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Old 10-17-2017, 01:41 PM
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Remember also that the whole reason Donny couldn't go was that (Kat's Mom)'s father died.

If the Court set this up, it is Extremely Sinister.

Also, considering that Surma was dating Eglamore at the time, do we think there was a specific reason they wouldn't want their fire elemental to have a kid with their gym teacher/superpowered guardian? Or is the idea just that they particularly wanted Carver and Surma to have a kid?

I'm not entirely sold on the notion that it is set up, but it's also definitely possible. Hm
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Old 10-17-2017, 02:05 PM
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Mixing fire-elemental with super-strength probably means that neither "line" carries through assuming typical superhuman metaphysics are in play, or is just a crapshoot.

If you're going the sinister route, I doubt the Court would want their pet fire- and super strength lineages to be lost in favor of whatever the kids might get instead.
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Old 10-17-2017, 08:56 PM
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If the Court wanted to get two teens to fall in love, they wouldn't need to resort to assassination. At least, they'd want to get more bang for their muder buck than that.

The Court prefers to use blackmail. They don't care if the person they're manipulating knows they're being manipulated.
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Old 10-18-2017, 03:17 PM
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And this is how Tony learned about human biology.


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Old 10-20-2017, 03:24 AM
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This is still a story that Kats Mom is telling, right?

Because, for one thing, she knows an awful lot of minutia about this story and, for another, I can't imagine Annie enjoys hearing about her parents making out passionately any more than anyone else would.
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Old 10-20-2017, 04:01 AM
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"....how did you know about the parts you weren't there for?"
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Old 10-20-2017, 09:47 AM
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Surma and Anja were very close.

Edit: I also bet Tony told Donny a lot of this.

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Old 10-25-2017, 03:41 AM
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Oh riiiiiiiight.

That guy.
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Old 10-25-2017, 07:49 AM
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Gonna be honest, I totally get where Elgamore is coming from here.

Like.

Your social group is your best friend, your girlfriend, your best friend's girlfriend, and your best friend's other friend who you never really hit it off with but you know what that just happens sometimes you're not gonna click with everyone no big deal.

Your girlfriend accompanies your best friend's friend that you never really got super close to but you're not even worried because 1.) you trust your girlfriend and 2.) you trust your best friend's friend because your friend says he's totally a standup guy.

And then they come back and were like "HEY SO WE'RE TOGETHER NOW SORRY MAN".

I can see reacting to that poorly.
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Old 10-25-2017, 12:41 PM
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I really get Eglamore here since this is very similar to how my high school relationship ended.

Also we're about to learn about the quality of his character, now that he's (a) dealing with uncut, cask strength teenager betrayal and anger and (b) doing so with Dragonball power level.
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Old 10-25-2017, 12:58 PM
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One of my uncles married his high school sweetheart, and they've been married for decades through some pretty rough personal times, and they're still pretty in love (also two of my favorite relatives). I consider that akin to winning the Powerball, because mine and my-at-the-time friends' experiences with high school romance tended to the painful and blackly hilarious in hindsight.
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Old 10-25-2017, 05:21 PM
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I made this and you guys get to see it first.

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Old 10-25-2017, 08:16 PM
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Old 10-25-2017, 09:48 PM
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i fucking died.
completely caught off guard.
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Old 10-25-2017, 10:09 PM
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Holy shit, amazing!
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Old 10-26-2017, 07:54 AM
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I was trying to think of a way to change the text bubbles in that comic, but this is way better.
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Old 10-26-2017, 02:47 PM
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No wonder everyone looks like they're about to puke.

Later that same day...
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Old 10-26-2017, 07:02 PM
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holy shit that's a callback
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Old 10-26-2017, 07:41 PM
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aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

I'd forgotten all about that.

This story is so good with the throughlines.
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Old 10-27-2017, 03:25 AM
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Old 10-27-2017, 07:01 AM
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I made this and you guys get to see it first.

A+.
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Old 10-27-2017, 07:19 AM
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Also we're about to learn about the quality of his character, now that he's (a) dealing with uncut, cask strength teenager betrayal and anger and (b) doing so with Dragonball power level.
Well shit.
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Old 10-27-2017, 09:51 AM
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Oh right. You know what? I think I stand by my previous statement.
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Old 10-27-2017, 11:10 AM
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i went back and forth and i'm just completely blown away. he uses the exact same color palette and art style in today's page as he did a thousand pages ago for that random flashback. Just how much story has he planned out??
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Old 10-27-2017, 11:54 AM
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Old 10-27-2017, 11:57 AM
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Also I thought that Eglamore was significantly older than this when Jones took up with him. Gives a very different, much more Oedipal, cast to their relationship.

e: Also gives more depth to James' uneasy face in the flashback. Man.
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Old 10-27-2017, 12:15 PM
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I mean, Jones is literally as old as the Earth. I wouldn't exactly call them undertones.
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Old 10-27-2017, 01:06 PM
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I mean, Jones is literally as old as the Earth. I wouldn't exactly call them undertones.
Oh certainly! But Eglamore, grown ass man, coping with advances from his surrogate mother is one (fucked up) thing. Eglamore, confused boy, coping with advances from his surrogate mother is another (skin-crawlingly fucked up) thing entirely.
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