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Candi Sorcerer in training from Closer to rimward than hubward Relationship Status: They can't hide forever. We've got satellites.
Sorcerer in training
Aug 1st 2018 at 5:42:43 PM

wild mass guessMadwa the rogue Knight has something to do with it.

Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving. -Terry Pratchett
shigmiya64 Somebody get this freaking duck away from me! from a settlement that needs our help, General Relationship Status: Non-Canon
Somebody get this freaking duck away from me!
Aug 1st 2018 at 6:06:17 PM

I just assumed someone poisoned his drink.
Yeah, Agatha!

DeMarquis Who Am I? from Hell, USA Relationship Status: Buried in snow, waiting for spring
Who Am I?
Aug 1st 2018 at 7:50:48 PM

No, I think it's a combination of his inherent weakness plus the revelation he obtained from studying the notes again. The real question is what Agatha will do with this clue.

I do not compromise—I synthesize.
Aug 2nd 2018 at 3:07:44 AM

I don't think it's poison, the guy dropped enough clues that what he was doing was dangerous and unhealthy for him, and what he's been taking is obviously very potent (remember how it was stored in a safe and had to be manipulated with gloves and safety goggles?).

But this still isn't going to look good for Agatha. I hope there were witnesses offscreen that saw that she didn't tamper with his drink.

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Herald of Endless Research.
Aug 2nd 2018 at 4:20:05 AM

I agree, this is just the unstable part of Bunstable showing. Maybe triggered by the increased use of brain capacity.

“You can’t be an important and life-changing presence for some people without also being a joke and embarrassment to others.” -Mark Manson.
scionofgrace from somewhere in my head Relationship Status: Non-Canon
Aug 2nd 2018 at 11:54:27 AM

wild mass guess It could be the Foglios throwing some misdirection at us. As Nomophilos pointed out, we've got all these hints about the instability of Bunstable's condition, so if he breaks down, characters in-universe will assume that he pushed himself too far. When in fact there's poison/sabotage involved.

Current obsessions: fountain pens and piano repair. Mention them at your peril.
AnotherBear I used to be Ol Bear from Too far away Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
I used to be Ol Bear
Aug 2nd 2018 at 1:30:12 PM

So, the question is 'Have the Foglios figured out our attempts to second guess them?' If so, then this will just be Bunstable's reaction to a poorly concocted potion—unless that's what seems to happen until several chapters later when the poisoning will turn out to be a Checkov's Gun and it was murder after all. [lol]

If it moves, eat it. If it doesn't move, kick it—then eat it!
DeMarquis Who Am I? from Hell, USA Relationship Status: Buried in snow, waiting for spring
Who Am I?
Aug 2nd 2018 at 4:48:29 PM

It was clearly a previously undiagnosed form of heart disease.

And no one saw it coming.

I do not compromise—I synthesize.
NotSoBadassLongcoat The Showrunner of Dzwiedz 24 from People's Democratic Republic of Badassia
The Showrunner of Dzwiedz 24
Aug 2nd 2018 at 5:25:53 PM

I think that Bunstable's body followed his mind as he learned Things Man Was Not Meant to Know from Tobber's blackboard/Room Full of Crazy/whatever was it. And his mind went 'splode.

"Alice in Wonderland was about a chick getting high as fucking balls on a Hunter S. Thompson type list of drugs." - Mark Von Lewis
GreybeardFan My Engine Relationship Status: Mu
My Engine
Aug 2nd 2018 at 8:08:24 PM

In Agatha's Dyne-induced Supreme Moment of Clarity, she was a fraction of a second from combusting. B'unstable may have crossed that line, without her Deep Heterodyne GoldenEye reserves.

If I were a landing thruster, which one of these would I be? Aaah!
OriDoodle Mom Lady from East of West Relationship Status: Consider his love an honor
Aug 2nd 2018 at 9:07:29 PM

I think he's going to begin melting down wild mass guess prompting Agatha to do a stablizing fix and winning her another loyal Jagermeister. it's too good that she wondered if there was a way to prolong the effect just before he started combustion.

Doodles
Candi Sorcerer in training from Closer to rimward than hubward Relationship Status: They can't hide forever. We've got satellites.
Sorcerer in training
Aug 2nd 2018 at 9:32:26 PM

Link.

For fuck's sake, she just can't catch a break.

Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving. -Terry Pratchett
tricksterson Never Trust from Behind you with an icepick Relationship Status: Above such petty unnecessities
Never Trust
Aug 3rd 2018 at 2:52:45 AM

Of course not. She's the Hero.

Edited by tricksterson on Aug 3rd 2018 at 12:52:51 PM

Resist!
32_Footsteps Think of the mooks! from Just north of Arkham Relationship Status: THIS CONCEPT OF 'WUV' CONFUSES AND INFURIATES US!
Think of the mooks!
Aug 3rd 2018 at 9:22:14 AM

Damn it, I saw it was coming, hoped I was wrong, but I called it. I also called that it would not be anticlimactic.

Of course, the question is, what set him off? Poison of some variety seems like the most likely suspect, of course, but I'm starting to wonder if there's some sort of Brown Note involved in these calculations.

Reminder: Offscreen Villainy does not count towards Complete Monster.
SlackerSpice The King of Bob from Stuck in the Middle with You Relationship Status: Californicating
The King of Bob
Aug 3rd 2018 at 12:46:37 PM

Yeah, looking back at this page, I can't help but think of the bit from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets where Harry sees Fawkes for the first time, notes how it'd make his day even worse if the bird died while alone in the room with him - and then it does.

At least Dumbledore knew what had actually happened. Doesn't look like Agatha's gonna be so lucky here.

AnotherBear I used to be Ol Bear from Too far away Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
I used to be Ol Bear
Aug 3rd 2018 at 12:46:53 PM

Yup, double Moxanna points for you, 32!cool

Edited by AnotherBear on Aug 3rd 2018 at 12:46:46 PM

If it moves, eat it. If it doesn't move, kick it—then eat it!
NotSoBadassLongcoat The Showrunner of Dzwiedz 24 from People's Democratic Republic of Badassia
The Showrunner of Dzwiedz 24
Aug 3rd 2018 at 5:22:21 PM

[up][up][up] Looked more like a Brown Note reaction, as he started freaking out only after giving the notes a good look.

"Alice in Wonderland was about a chick getting high as fucking balls on a Hunter S. Thompson type list of drugs." - Mark Von Lewis
GreybeardFan My Engine Relationship Status: Mu
My Engine
Aug 5th 2018 at 9:18:42 PM

Has the prince ever even seen a farthing?

If I were a landing thruster, which one of these would I be? Aaah!
Kayeka World's biggest wannabe from Amsterdam Relationship Status: Brony
World's biggest wannabe
Aug 5th 2018 at 10:32:56 PM

Link for Monday comic.

I like the usage of the word "nobs" there.

People say I have a problem with authority. I say that authority has a problem with me.
Geoduck bivalve from Pacific Northwest Relationship Status: What is this thing you call love?
bivalve
Aug 5th 2018 at 10:46:11 PM

[up][up]Considering this is Tarvek, I'd say, yes, he's at least seen one. Whether he actually has one on him right now is another question.

http://www.mansionofe.com
Aug 6th 2018 at 1:56:10 AM

A better question would be whether he has a peppercorn.

Candi Sorcerer in training from Closer to rimward than hubward Relationship Status: They can't hide forever. We've got satellites.
Sorcerer in training
Aug 6th 2018 at 6:15:38 AM

I love that exchange in the last frame. [lol][lol][lol][lol][lol][lol][lol]

Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving. -Terry Pratchett
AnotherBear I used to be Ol Bear from Too far away Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
I used to be Ol Bear
Aug 6th 2018 at 7:29:36 AM

These two just steal the show every single time.[lol][lol][lol][lol]

If it moves, eat it. If it doesn't move, kick it—then eat it!
32_Footsteps Think of the mooks! from Just north of Arkham Relationship Status: THIS CONCEPT OF 'WUV' CONFUSES AND INFURIATES US!
Think of the mooks!
Aug 6th 2018 at 7:59:31 AM

I mean, I like plenty about Higgs, but that last panel might be my favorite moment from him.

Reminder: Offscreen Villainy does not count towards Complete Monster.
AnotherBear I used to be Ol Bear from Too far away Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
I used to be Ol Bear
Aug 6th 2018 at 11:47:40 AM

It does, though, raise a question of hierarchy. Does a prince pretender to the throne really outrank a jaeger general? Possibly THE jaeger general? If nothing else, Higgs has seniority over nearly everything.

If it moves, eat it. If it doesn't move, kick it—then eat it!

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