Madeline, inches from unconsciousness and covered in her own blood, confronts a fresh unwounded enemy who has just effortlessly curb-stomped the rest of her party. Now that is what being a paladin means.
Grinner: "Hey girly, you ain't on the list, so why don't you and your last two hit points just go home, eh?"
Madeline: "Because that's not what paladins do!"
Earlier, Madeline decapitates a vampire three times in one strip.
And a few strips later, she throws herself in front of a friend to protect him from a Summon Evil Duplicate spell. Crosses over with Crowning Moment of Funny when Evil!Madeline turns out to be about two inches tall.