June 13th, 2017

take notes xira, a REAL pro can get kicked out of town without using ANY magic powers!!

Like Jonan, I was pushing this update a lil close, so no new vote incentive for now. @u@ (I'll see if I can get a proper one up a bit later!)

Comment by NoRAd

Literally giggling at this.

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posted at 12:35am on June 13th, 2017

Reply by Shazzbaa

(yesssss i've been looking forward to this all chapter)

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posted at 12:02am on June 14th, 2017

Comment by Heather

So, uh, we got smug Jonan, disdainful Jonan, dismissive Jonan, challenging Jonan, aggressive Jonan, pointy-shoed threatening Jonan, nervous Jonan, and back around to smug Jonan

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posted at 12:39am on June 13th, 2017

Reply by eoforyth

Yes, and all this with added Voice effect! Loving it ;D

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posted at 12:45am on June 13th, 2017

Reply by ElizG

I'd love to see this as a vote incentive, but everything like 100% more exaggerated, right down to the pointy shoes.

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posted at 1:44am on June 13th, 2017

Reply by Why?!?!

Exaggerated pointy shoes = spiraling curled tips, obviously. So now I'm just imagining Jonan in a Christmas elf costume.

. . . It's 3 in the morning and I shouldn't be awake.

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posted at 5:51am on June 13th, 2017

Reply by The Wing

Haha, sounds like traditional Pakistani shoes! Sadly the ones with curled toes are men's only, I've always wanted a pair. :P

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posted at 8:14am on June 13th, 2017

Reply by Shazzbaa

............Jonan is not wearing those

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posted at 11:50pm on June 13th, 2017

Reply by Glew

It's the circle of Jonan.

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posted at 10:37am on June 13th, 2017

Comment by eoforyth

You've got to give it to Jonan, he certainly knows how to put on a show! Yes, a real master at work. He knows he is skating close to the edge here, though. I'm wondering how the others are going to react to his defence of Xira once they are clear of town (what with Necropony and all, he must be rapidly losing his scary reputation with them).

Has Jonan picked up enough of the sign language he has been secretly jotting down to communicate yet?

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posted at 12:43am on June 13th, 2017

Reply by Shazzbaa

re: handsign, he's only had last night to look it over, so I guess that depends on how quickly he picks things up, but I know I'd still be pretty shaky trying to spell anything. xD

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posted at 11:50pm on June 13th, 2017

Comment by TheHeroicOne

Every Jonan face here is perfect and a blessing omg.

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posted at 1:08am on June 13th, 2017

Reply by Shazzbaa

(omg IM SO GLAD, this page was so much fun)

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posted at 11:50pm on June 13th, 2017

Comment by Salaru

In the second panel, is he making the sign for the letter T, or am I just imagining that? nah... The thumb would be between index and middle finger.

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posted at 3:39am on June 13th, 2017

Comment by Toanovu

*screaming*

I love the bit where he steps out of the circle, realizes what he's done, and steps back in, all without the angry villager realizing. DANG Jonan can pass his bluff checks with flying colors.

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posted at 6:33am on June 13th, 2017

Reply by Heather

Are you talking about the second panel down the bottom? I think there he's actually putting a foot out intentionally, threatening 'One more step and I start raising an army of the undead. Don't make me come out there.'

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posted at 9:41am on June 13th, 2017

Reply by Toanovu

Ah, cause see, with his mouth close and his expression in the second to last panel, it looks like he can't speak again? I totally could have been reading it wrong though.

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posted at 1:33pm on June 13th, 2017

Reply by Tori

His mouth isn't fully closed/sealed shut -- he still has one foot in the circle (I think we would've seen a glow around his mouth like there was a few pages ago if it had been resealed). I think what happened was, he was trying to intimidate the villager and advanced on him, realized he put a foot out of the circle, had a moment of "oh crap oh jeez be careful", then swung right back into intimidation mode once he heard an opportunity to end the conversation.

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posted at 10:04pm on June 13th, 2017

Reply by Shazzbaa

YEUPP that's a OH YIKES WAIT moment before he steps all the way over x3

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posted at 12:02am on June 14th, 2017

Reply by Toanovu

THOUGHT SO. :D

Good thing he's more aware of his surroundings than certain other party members tend to be. XP

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posted at 7:05am on June 15th, 2017

Comment by Meggyc

These expressions are perfect. It just feels good to see these talking Jonans since it's not something we usually see otherwise. He looks downright villainous in some of these panels, and it is delightful.

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posted at 7:14am on June 13th, 2017

Reply by Shazzbaa

Jonan its ALMOST like you have some experience being a frightening disney villain

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posted at 11:56pm on June 13th, 2017

Comment by Bug

maaaaan!Jonahs here bluffing like a pro. Gotta give him some respect for this scene right here. Poor man has had all his best weapons taken from him for so long its not easy to remember that hes a feared mage of great and mighty powers. >:D

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posted at 7:32am on June 13th, 2017

Reply by Shazzbaa

im sure he's missed it after ENDURING THESE CLOWNS' DISRESPECT FOR THE PAST WEEK

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posted at 12:04am on June 14th, 2017

Comment by The Wing

I never thought these would be the first smiles we'd see from Jonan. I mean, I should have really, but honestly... was not expecting panel 4 at all. So alien to see him so lively!

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posted at 8:19am on June 13th, 2017

Reply by Shazzbaa

>regains the use of mouth
>IMMEDIATELY STARTS SNEERING AT PEOPLE

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posted at 12:04am on June 14th, 2017

Comment by Himochi

These are such quality, quality Jonans. (And a quality smol Xira too)

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posted at 9:45am on June 13th, 2017

Comment by Glew

Jonan gives some strong Facilier vibes in panel 1. And we sure don't want to meet His friends from the other side.

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posted at 10:39am on June 13th, 2017

Reply by Shazzbaa

-glances at necropony- i dunno, they seem nice enough,

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posted at 11:51pm on June 13th, 2017

Comment by Asterai

I am so worried that due to his admirable defense of a party member, Jonan will not get a chance to eat. Poor baby.

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posted at 2:37pm on June 13th, 2017

Reply by Meggyc

He did eat an apple a couple of pages back! Not sure if he drank any water. I hope he drank something off-panel.

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posted at 3:41pm on June 13th, 2017

Reply by Shazzbaa

HE HAD LIKE 3/4 OF AN APPLE, IM SURE THATS, ENOUGH

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posted at 11:51pm on June 13th, 2017

Comment by Galastel

Jonan is Awesome!

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posted at 4:14pm on June 13th, 2017

Comment by aey

whoa is this the first time we've seen jonan smile?

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posted at 9:04pm on June 13th, 2017

Reply by Shazzbaa

unless you count this!

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posted at 11:52pm on June 13th, 2017

Reply by eoforyth

I hadn't spotted that was a little Jonan (although the nose should have clued me in). Aww, wasn't he sweet and enthusiastic... once.

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posted at 3:07am on June 14th, 2017

Comment by unappreciatednecromancer

You're pissing off a Necromancer.
Do you want a zombie invasion?
Because that's how you get a zombie invasion.
(I know he can't do it, but a joke is a joke)

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posted at 9:48pm on June 13th, 2017

Reply by Shazzbaa

yeah "I bet you can't raise our city's dead in a shambling army under your command" is probably a bad bet to make against someone who has a history of raising the dead in a shambling army under his command

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posted at 11:54pm on June 13th, 2017

Comment by Glew

Guys! I just realized! Jonan doesn't have to be intimidating, he doesn't have to succeed! HE ONLY NEEDS TO BUY SOME TIME FOR XIRA TO STEP OUT OF THE CIRCLE!!!

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posted at 6:07am on June 14th, 2017

Reply by Threnodi

OH true?? On the one hand Xira already started (and failed in the circle) to try to cast and they still seem to be managing this, but now that lots of guards and bystanders are watching the fuss I worry Xira would get dogpiled by guards if they caught him muttering ominiously under his breath right now..can he even handle a whole group at once? Would they see his eyes glow or is that just for reader benefit? Cuz muttering with his eyes glowing black in the middle of a riled crowd right now might make things go bad quick...? But obviously they're worried about string-bean Jonan casting 1 v many sooo maybe he could pull it off?

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posted at 11:40am on June 14th, 2017

Reply by PK

Might be easier to pull off with everybody else staring at the dramatic necromancer, but you raise very interesting points about practicality.

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posted at 4:24pm on June 15th, 2017

Comment by Threnodi

This page is a beautiful mix of AW YESS and ohno!! and the comment on the bottom about 'this is how a REAL pro gets kicked out of town!' is icing on the cake XD

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posted at 11:35am on June 14th, 2017

Comment by Salaru

hehehe Sev's face in the first panel. Like he's thinking "Oh, my terrifying hero!". Total ship.

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posted at 4:58am on June 18th, 2017

Comment by Tipinary

I just binge-read all of RW so far after discovering it yesterday, and I wanted to say THANK YOU. It's BEAUTIFUL and the characters have already entrenched themselves in my heart. You've got a fan in me

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posted at 12:14pm on June 19th, 2017




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