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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #180 on: September 12, 2016, 10:15:16 am »
Did he sell his organs to buy the sword? Or make some very good bets that his daughter would win her matches?

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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #181 on: September 12, 2016, 12:30:11 pm »
Thank you Brion.

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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #182 on: September 12, 2016, 02:34:07 pm »
 ;D

Well, it's not as if were expect expected him to make massive changes.

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Grant sold everything he owned to get the sword back.

Ideally, it would be great if Grant could be clean and sober from now on. But as far as things go, his story has been played out and he did what he came to do. If he falls back to his vices, he still managed to do something great.
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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #183 on: September 12, 2016, 04:36:38 pm »
Ahhh haha, well done Brion.

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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #184 on: September 14, 2016, 12:16:56 am »
If he falls back to his vices

Perhaps a bit sooner than you expected? :)

As the saying goes, tomorrow never comes... particularly when dealing with addition.

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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #185 on: September 15, 2016, 05:50:20 am »
I think its quite clear that Bernadette loves two women... but it would be nice if she told 'pretty Polly' so... just so she knows in her heart!
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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #186 on: September 15, 2016, 02:18:16 pm »
I thought she did tell her that she loves her. Earlier, I think.

And I can't see how she doesn't know it, from the moments they shared together.

Bern definitely loves her, though, and if she doesn't manage to tell her (she is shy, after all), I am pretty sure she will show her.

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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #187 on: September 16, 2016, 08:15:51 am »
Hopefully we can watch.... ( chuckle... I kid... mostly. ;) )
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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #188 on: September 16, 2016, 12:53:41 pm »
That one, we probably could. Sex during arena with perverts watching the whole thing? Super awkward. Sex between two people who love each other (even if there is a third person)? Super cute.

Update: Nooooo, Polly, don't think like that. Bern loves a dark emo girl like you. She just doesn't know how to deal with her feelings. Or the fact that this is now a threesome (four if you count the wannabe jester). Also, it's kinda like Bern learned the lesson of the Arena and overcame it but Polly is still sorta stuck in there.

Update, the return: Urgh, today i feel like Polly.
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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #189 on: September 22, 2016, 10:56:47 am »
I'm kind of regretting my earlier comment about how the ending was too abrupt. Nice way to wrap it up before moving on to another chapter. 

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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #190 on: September 23, 2016, 12:05:14 pm »
Uh oh. It's that guy again!  :o
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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #191 on: September 23, 2016, 12:05:52 pm »
So, a new character, a promoted extra, or someone who's had previous canonical lines? Still, as Warden's noticed her interest in Bern and Polly, Mystery Character now knows that if anything untoward should happen to the pair, she'll be the prime suspect.

Although of course, when Bern and Polly cross the border, they may have to face Bloody Mary, Suspira or more Thin Man generated chaos.

Meanwhile, two more pages and then a new chapter - probably returning to Maytag, possibly Crest.

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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #192 on: September 23, 2016, 12:12:32 pm »
Is that... Mary? Looks awfully familiar. I can't find the exact comic, but I remember that at some point a long time ago she was seen eating folks at some prison (shortly after the encounter with Maytag probably). Thoughts?

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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #193 on: September 23, 2016, 12:41:48 pm »
It's Clairen! :D

This is going to get interesting.

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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #194 on: September 23, 2016, 01:36:35 pm »
Didn't Clairen die in Book 0?

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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #195 on: September 24, 2016, 07:02:50 am »
Didn't Clairen die in Book 0?
Starting here and over the next two pages, it's difficult to see how Clairen can have survived being turned into a pile of ashes...

While Mary suffered a similar fate and survived, the subsequent intermission indicates she'd built up sufficient flesh reserves to effectively rebuild herself. As Lehm probably wasn't known about in Book 0 (as far as I know, not having read it yet apart from the extract above), Clairen was expecting death and didn't appear to be a high level magic use, it's extremely unlikely she survived.

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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #196 on: September 25, 2016, 11:47:54 am »
I'm kind of regretting my earlier comment about how the ending was too abrupt. Nice way to wrap it up before moving on to another chapter.

That's my goal, to make you feel regret!

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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #197 on: September 26, 2016, 01:25:23 pm »
Didn't Clairen die in Book 0?
Starting here and over the next two pages, it's difficult to see how Clairen can have survived being turned into a pile of ashes...
But was she turned into a pile of ashes?

As literally every character said in that one ep of Psych, no body no crime.

Plus, I don't know if you read the Buffy comics, but the exact same thing was recently done to one of the characters, engulfed in flames, only see a dark shape within the flames, and then nothing left but a pile of ashes. When actually they hadn't been hurt at all, just made temporarily invisible.

I too thought it was Mary at first, but now I'm leaning towards Clairen.

I mean looking at what we see of this character, the smirk, the lip bite, the slightly upturned drawn now, all aspects of Clairen's design. Plus there's the fact that we only get shown one arm, the one that we know Clairen still has. Sure she probably would of regrown the other by now, I'm just saying, the only time we're shown one of this characters arms it's the one Clairen didn't lose.

Plus this story has all been so centralized on Bern's past in Marvallo, so it wouldn't make much sense for it to be Mary. Plus she doesn't have the scars.

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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #198 on: September 27, 2016, 06:25:31 am »
Yep, definitely not Mary. Clairen is the one with the enchanted tattoos right? Could be. Would be interesting, but I don't get Warden's comments in that case. Why would she want to do something illegal?
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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #199 on: September 27, 2016, 07:09:18 am »
C'mon people, Clairen is dead. Also, only two or so characters showed up from Chapter 0, Moss and Regina. The rest weren't important enough to bother with. I highly doubt we would have someone we already know for the diehard fans, and someone the newer-comers don't even recognize.

Another thing, this is a new character. Clairen would talk about Bern like she knows her. This is someone with personal curiosity. This is also someone that aside from being slim, is not clearly female. Whose mannerisms seem more male to me. Maybe she is a tomboy, but definitely not someone we know from these conversations.
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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #200 on: September 28, 2016, 01:23:12 pm »
So it's someone she's met before somewhere at the Colosseum - but who? I haven't the patience to search through all the pages to see if they've appeared in canon yet...

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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #201 on: September 28, 2016, 01:26:33 pm »
So it's someone she's met before somewhere at the Colosseum - but who? I haven't the patience to search through all the pages to see if they've appeared in canon yet...
I'm leaning towards Ashley from book 0.

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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #202 on: September 28, 2016, 01:37:55 pm »
i thought it was that guy she beat in order to become a knight.
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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #203 on: September 28, 2016, 02:24:22 pm »
It's Ashley who first appeared in uh… Chapter 3 or 4 of Volume 0 if I recall. I also totally called it earlier in the thread.

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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #204 on: September 28, 2016, 02:25:36 pm »
See! Not Clairen.

I'm leaning towards Ashley from book 0.

Seconded. One, she is an old opponent (who isn't dead), and two, this is about how she looks here. Especially since we later see her assassin's cloak which pretty much looks the same. And she has a valid reason for revenge... You know what? I don't care what Brion says, it's Ashley.
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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #205 on: September 28, 2016, 05:51:29 pm »
Yeah. I had to check out the entire incident with the assassins in book 0 to remember who this uAshley is. Well, I hope Bern learned something from the Colosseum and will follow Warden's advice.
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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #206 on: October 02, 2016, 01:14:00 am »
Yeah. I had to check out the entire incident with the assassins in book 0 to remember who this uAshley is. Well, I hope Bern learned something from the Colosseum and will follow Warden's advice.
Too bad Ashley won't, it appears...

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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #207 on: October 02, 2016, 09:31:54 am »
Bern needs to defeat, then reconcile with Ashley.

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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #208 on: October 10, 2016, 07:10:34 am »
My bad on submitting Chapter 47: Discussion. Please remove, Brion. As for the newest pic, who is this? I know I've seen her before...

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Re: Chapter 46: Discussion
« Reply #209 on: October 10, 2016, 02:08:11 pm »
I suppose it's Corona, but I was sure she had dark hair and slight Asian features.
Really looking forward to this chapter!