Quotes: The Law of Conservation of Detail
"Not especially noteworthy. You just have a feeling you should register this fact."
Everything seems to have some sort of meaning and each tiny detail seems to be some sort of important key to completely unlocking and understanding the big picture.
After years of reading Homestuck, the fandom has finally gotten the hang of deciphering such an insane puzzle of a story.
For example, if a banana was randomly placed in a panel, part of the fandom would speculate as to what the significance of the banana could possibly be, part of the fandom would attempt to prove that it is in fact not a banana, and part of the fandom would make a sexual joke.
Each sentence must do one of two things: reveal character or advance the action.
Julio Scoundrél: And it just so happens that I am an airship captain myself, in fact.
Elan: Really?? Wow, what are the chances?
Julio Scoundrél: Pretty good, considering we wouldn't be having this scene if it didn't forward the plot in some way.