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Old 09-09-2016, 07:03 AM
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I think it's actually Jean's Green Boyfriend, who's who's all pissed off because he's dead now.
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Old 09-09-2016, 07:54 AM
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Oh right, fuck.

My memory is bad. =n=
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Old 09-09-2016, 08:47 AM
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I kind of assumed that Jeanne took off her power-limiter and revealed her true form!

Also, it's been a while since I read that chapter, but wasn't Jeanne's boyfriend Diego, and his thing was robots, not ghosts?
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Old 09-09-2016, 09:04 AM
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Jeanne's boyfriend was one of the forest folk, who was shot in the back by the arrow/device that anchors Jeanne to the river, while swimming over for some forbidden loving.
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Old 09-09-2016, 09:18 AM
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As I see it the plan is to help Jeanne's elf boyfriend move on to the ether, which will free Jeanne to move on to the ether. That read as correct to anyone else?

One thing I love about this: Fire Head Girl's etheric power level isn't important in the least. She could windmill slam elf boy's ghost, but it wouldn't get them any closer to resolution. This whole section is aces.
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Old 09-09-2016, 09:45 AM
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wasn't Jeanne's boyfriend Diego
Diego REALLY wanted to be Jeanne's boyfriend, so much so that he created an entirely new kind of sentient life just to impress her. Unfortunately, he never thought to ask any of his kind, intelligent, thoughtful & caring mechanical children how to not be a creepy niceguy loser.
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Old 09-09-2016, 11:02 PM
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Diego denies any wrongdoing on his part involved with Jeanne's death. She died, and he did nothing.
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Old 09-09-2016, 11:27 PM
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I think he made the thing that killed her boyfriend too?

Idk it's been awhile since i read that chapter.
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Old 09-09-2016, 11:53 PM
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Yep. He directly chose Jeanne for the plan, and did nothing in the time from the night it began with the arrow's firing until whenever she died. Admitting he did nothing is admitting his own culpability.

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Old 09-10-2016, 09:20 AM
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It's like a really halfassed admission tho.
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Old 09-11-2016, 02:03 PM
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Well yeah. He was a huge piece of shit.
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Old 09-11-2016, 02:22 PM
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Yes. He finally sort of admits it was his fault with his very last words.
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Old 09-11-2016, 03:42 PM
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In the new retrospective video, Tom points out that Jones uses a flip phone because touch screens don't work for her. That is an awesome detail.
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Old 09-11-2016, 06:26 PM
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I never watched his recap videos before but they're amazing.
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Old 09-12-2016, 04:25 AM
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Today's comic:
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Old 09-12-2016, 05:10 AM
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Old 09-12-2016, 05:25 AM
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Old 09-17-2016, 12:37 AM
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Watch out, Gunnerkrigg Court! Kat Donlan's got The Bomb!
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Old 09-17-2016, 12:56 AM
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What you say?
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Old 09-23-2016, 06:50 AM
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Man, I can't believe Robot is fucking dead.
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Old 09-23-2016, 10:08 AM
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Nah, he's going to be on the ground acting exactly like his predecessor, the Cyborg Ninja. Can't wait for him to discover the joy of being choked.
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Old 09-26-2016, 11:17 AM
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Robot's still conscious and his etheric connections are all about his mobility. I'm much more interested and concerned by the fallout from their inevitable use of Kat's ace-in-the-hole.

One thing I remembered when I read this page: They're putting themselves in danger to help Jeanne because it's the right thing to do. These kids are fundamentally better people than the Court's leadership; then and now.

Finally: As an experiment in how far Siddell can jack up up the tension, this is a total success. I'm losing my dang mind here
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Old 09-26-2016, 11:22 AM
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Finally: As an experiment in how far Siddell can jack up up the tension, this is a total success.
I agree, to the point where he's got everyone so on the edge of their seats about whether they fail that no one is considering the potential consequences of their success. You have to figure the Court didn't go to the trouble of sacrificing those two with the specially designed Etheric Labyrinth Arrow for kicks.
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Old 09-26-2016, 11:38 AM
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I agree, to the point where he's got everyone so on the edge of their seats about whether they fail that no one is considering the potential consequences of their success. You have to figure the Court didn't go to the trouble of sacrificing those two with the specially designed Etheric Labyrinth Arrow for kicks.
One of Siddell's commentary videos touched on how he tries to make sure that the kids know and feel only the stuff that actual kids would know and feel in a similar situation. He doesn't beat us over the head with Annie's terrible judgement when it comes to Coyote, et al, but it still influences her decisions. She never stops to consider she might be doing the wrong thing. She's just like her father in that way.
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Old 09-26-2016, 01:44 PM
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I wonder exactly what kind of mistake was made just now.

Also this isn't even close to the first time Robot's been cut into pieces or fallen apart, he'll be fine. He'll just get yet another upgrade into another even better new body!
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Old 09-26-2016, 02:01 PM
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I wonder exactly what kind of mistake was made just now.
More than anything I think they underestimated what they were up against. So far everyone who's been active in the plan has been out of their depth: Annie's stuck in the maze, the faerie couldn't hold onto Jeanne's mind, Robot got cut to pieces.
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Old 09-26-2016, 02:22 PM
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Well, apparently the faerie has just enough of a hold that Jeanne still thinks Parley was her friend. Attacking her might have scuttled the last thing they had going for them.
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Old 09-26-2016, 03:49 PM
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All y'all burying the lead here. The most important thing to happen since Annie lit a dog on fire for Dog Punches!!!

PARLEY PUNCHED A GHOST!!!
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Old 09-28-2016, 02:24 PM
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I am really not looking forward to Friday's cliffhanger.
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Old 09-29-2016, 01:10 AM
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This is what I meant by mistake

Like parley this is definitely time for a charisma check and not a combat roll
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