History WebComic / Drive

21st Feb '17 4:50:46 AM XFllo
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* FailOSuckyname: Fillipods have names like "Cuddy" (cuddly) "Huggstable" (A portmanteau of "Huggable" and "Huxtable") and "Puddy Tat" (Tweety Bird's catchphrase).
26th Jan '17 2:07:42 AM dvorak
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* CameBackStrong: [[spoiler: Nosh]] gets cured of his Vinn infestation, but he gets to keep the handy mutations it imparts. As director Steven says, they *could* make him back into a normal [[spoiler: Veetan]], but everything works ''better'' now so they won't.
26th Jan '17 2:03:27 AM dvorak
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* BeneficialDisease: The Vinn parasite causes all sorts of neato superpowers to develop within it's host: [[MakeThemRot cytotoxic venom]], a sixth sense, [[spoiler: the ability to throw thunderbolts from the palm of one's hands,]] etc. The only drawback? The infested lose all memory and become an entirely different person.

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* BeneficialDisease: The Vinn parasite causes all sorts of neato superpowers to develop within it's host: [[MakeThemRot cytotoxic venom]], a sixth sense, [[InvisibilityCloak chrpmatophores]], [[spoiler: the ability to throw thunderbolts from the palm of one's hands,]] etc. The only drawback? The infested lose all memory and become an entirely different person.


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** Sett sentences Orla to Trial by Combat for interfering with one of his 800 disappointing kids' mafia initiation.


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* FindTheCure: [[spoiler: When Nosh gets Vinnified, Orla reveals herself to be a Jynniwei operative. They have a cure to the Vinn parasite that ''doesn't'' involve blasting the host with a DeathRay and hoping they can handle the neural shock of their symbiote dying.]]


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** The Hat of the Continuum is that they invent things. The Rogue Maker is able to fix a completely ruined hover tractor ''and'' build an unspecified farm machine within one night.


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* MarkOfTheBeast: Vinn all have black squares around their eyes. [[spoiler: It goes away when the parasite dies]].
25th Jan '17 2:02:46 AM dvorak
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* ChinaTakesOverTheWorld: Downplayed; ''Spain'' took over the world, since one of its colonists reverse-engineered the Ring Drive. Bejing, however, hosts the Imperial Family's private university.
24th Jan '17 11:26:02 PM dvorak
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* BlackSheep: [=IndustríaGlobo=] is a MegaCorp that has tried many times to hock the drive schema. The Empire hasn't shut them down permanently, but they *have* ruined their shipyards and HQ. This is because the CEO is a Cousin.

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* BlackSheep: [=IndustríaGlobo=] [=IndustriaGlobo=] is a MegaCorp that has tried many times to hock the drive schema. The Empire hasn't shut them down permanently, but they *have* ruined their shipyards and HQ. This is because the CEO is a Cousin.Cousin.
** The Trios Primos are a trio of Famillia SpacePirates, plus [[spoiler: their Navigator]] who rob the Empire and give the profits to the citizenry.



* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: The Rogue Maker [[spoiler: His real name is Ahmis]].
** "Sett" is both a clan and the title of the male head of the clan.
* FailOSuckyname: Fillipods have names like "Cuddy" (cuddly) "Huggstable" (A portmanteau of "Huggable" and "Huxtable") and "Puddy Tat" (Tweety Bird's catchphrase).



-->''He could have took another day. Added some art to the design. They told him he would get no sustenance until he was finished. That made him angry. He wanted a sandwich.''



* NescessaryDrawback: The Famillia-owned shipbuildng firm [=IndustriaGlobo=] has to hire non-Familia employees, since once a Member is out of the Drive Corps, [[{{Nepotism}} they get to be a government official]]. This leaves them vulnerable to industrial espionage. The Empire lets them get away with shennanigans that would see anyone else expelled from the Empire. Note that in this context "get away with" means "only bomb your shipyard and headquarters to atoms instead of shut you down completely."

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* NescessaryDrawback: TheReveal: [[spoiler: Orla's actually a Jynniwei spy.]]
* NecessaryDrawback:
The Famillia-owned shipbuildng ship buildng firm [=IndustriaGlobo=] has to hire non-Familia employees, since 1) once a Member is out of the Drive Corps, [[{{Nepotism}} they get to be a government official]].official]], and 2) there's only +/- 1200 Familia members. This leaves them vulnerable to industrial espionage. The Empire lets them get away with gently chastises over shennanigans that would see anyone else expelled from the Empire. Note that in this context "get away with" "gently chastize" means "only bomb your shipyard and headquarters to atoms instead of shut you down completely."



* PerfectPacifistPeople: Viddans are taught that fighting wastes the life they could spend searching for knowledge.
** Fillipods take it a step further, as they're completely subserviant to their cousins, the Tesskans, who are belligerent enough for both of them. Fillipods even have names like "Cuddy" (cuddly) "Huggstable" (A portmanteau of "Huggable" and "Huxtable") and "Puddy Tat" (Tweety Bird's catchphrase).

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* PerfectPacifistPeople: Viddans Vieetans are taught that fighting wastes the life they could spend searching for knowledge.
** Fillipods take it a step further, as they're [[SlaveRace completely subserviant to their cousins, cousins]], the Tesskans, who are belligerent enough for both of them. Fillipods even have names like "Cuddy" (cuddly) "Huggstable" (A portmanteau of "Huggable" and "Huxtable") and "Puddy Tat" (Tweety Bird's catchphrase).them.
24th Jan '17 4:59:46 PM dvorak
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* BeneficialDisease: The Vinn parasite causes all sorts of neato superpowers to develop within it's host: [[MakeThemRot cytotoxic venom]], a sixth sense, etc. The only drawback? The infested lose all memory and become an entirely different person.

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* BeneficialDisease: The Vinn parasite causes all sorts of neato superpowers to develop within it's host: [[MakeThemRot cytotoxic venom]], a sixth sense, [[spoiler: the ability to throw thunderbolts from the palm of one's hands,]] etc. The only drawback? The infested lose all memory and become an entirely different person.



* BlackSheep: [=IndustríaGlobo=] is a MegaCorp that has tried many times to hock the drive schema. The Empire hasn't shut them down permanently, but they *have* ruined their shipyards and HQ. This is because the CEO is a Cousin.

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* BlackSheep: [=IndustríaGlobo=] is a MegaCorp that has tried many times to hock the drive schema. The Empire hasn't shut them down permanently, but they *have* ruined their shipyards and HQ. This is because the CEO is a Cousin.
24th Jan '17 4:58:00 PM dvorak
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* BlackSheep: [=IndustríaGlobo=] is a MegaCorp that has tried many times to hock the drive schema. The Empire hasn't shut them down permanently, but they *have* ruined their shipyards and HQ. This is because the CEO is a Cousin.



* NescessaryDrawback: The Famillia-owned shipbuildng firm [=IndustriaGlobo=] has to hire non-Familia employees, since once a Member is out of the Drive Corps, [[{{Nepotism}} they get to be a government official]]. This leaves them vulnerable to industrial espionage. The Empire lets them get away with shennanigans that would see anyone else expelled from the Empire. Note that in this context "get away with" means "only bomb your shipyard and headquarters to atoms instead of shut you down completely."



** The guest comic ''Cute Things'' is a horror-film parody involving the crew getting infested by a race of teddy-bear looking aliens, that forces their hosts to climb to the tops of trees and get eaten by SpaceWhales

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** The guest comic ''Cute Things'' is a horror-film parody involving the crew getting infested by a race of teddy-bear looking aliens, that forces their hosts to climb to the tops of trees and get eaten by SpaceWhales{{Space Whale}}s.
24th Jan '17 11:38:57 AM dvorak
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* YouWillBeAssimilated: The Vinn are like what you'd get if you crossed [[Franchise/StarCraft the Zerg]] and/or [[TabletopGame/WarHammer40000 a Nurgle cult]] with [[Franchise/{{Halo}} the Covenant]]: a religion of parasite-infested SuperSoldiers who constantly evolve and have "Spread our BeneficialDisease" as a form of evangelism.

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* YouWillBeAssimilated: The Vinn are like what you'd get if you crossed [[Franchise/StarCraft the Zerg]] and/or [[TabletopGame/WarHammer40000 a Nurgle cult]] with [[Franchise/{{Halo}} the Covenant]]: a religion of parasite-infested SuperSoldiers who constantly evolve and have "Spread our BeneficialDisease" as a form of evangelism.
24th Jan '17 11:37:54 AM dvorak
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* YouWillBeAssimilated: The Vinn are like what you'd get if you crossed [[Franchise/StarCraft the Zerg]] with [[Franchise/{{Halo}} the Covenant]] and/or [[TabletopGame/WarHammer40000 a Nurgle cult]]: a religion of parasite-infested SuperSoldiers who constantly evolve and have "Spread our BeneficialDisease" as a form of evangelism.

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* YouWillBeAssimilated: The Vinn are like what you'd get if you crossed [[Franchise/StarCraft the Zerg]] with [[Franchise/{{Halo}} the Covenant]] and/or [[TabletopGame/WarHammer40000 a Nurgle cult]]: cult]] with [[Franchise/{{Halo}} the Covenant]]: a religion of parasite-infested SuperSoldiers who constantly evolve and have "Spread our BeneficialDisease" as a form of evangelism.
24th Jan '17 11:35:27 AM dvorak
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* YouWillBeAssimilated: The Vinn are like what you'd get if you crossed the Zerg with the Covenant and/or a Nurgle cult: a religion of parasite-infested SuperSoldiers who constantly evolve and have "Spread our BeneficialDisease" as a form of evangelism.

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* YouWillBeAssimilated: The Vinn are like what you'd get if you crossed [[Franchise/StarCraft the Zerg Zerg]] with [[Franchise/{{Halo}} the Covenant Covenant]] and/or [[TabletopGame/WarHammer40000 a Nurgle cult: cult]]: a religion of parasite-infested SuperSoldiers who constantly evolve and have "Spread our BeneficialDisease" as a form of evangelism.
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