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Was it winter when the time-thing activated? If not, then it hasn't been exactly 24 months.
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LadyTevar wrote:I'm trying to place her age. Assume 9months pregnancy, and we're guessing a total of 2yrs passed, Maxina would be between 12 and 15months. Since she's sitting upright, understands words, and can punch people, definitely over the 12month mark.
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Now that's THE way to leave a message :D
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I...don't think it's a message...

I think it's a 'bomb' that's just been set off...

And now we see how many people under Gil's command have been wasped by the Other...
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So they're the perfect couple now, each of them have one of their parents living in their head. That's gonna get awkward real fast.
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Cue Agatha/The Other x Gil/Klaus slash fanfics in 3...2...
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Bedlam wrote:So they're the perfect couple now, each of them have one of their parents living in their head. That's gonna get awkward real fast.
Parents that slept together prior to having the kids in question.
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TimothyC wrote:
Bedlam wrote:So they're the perfect couple now, each of them have one of their parents living in their head. That's gonna get awkward real fast.
Parents that slept together prior to having the kids in question.
Which, as the Jagers have pointed out in the past, is going to be excellent motivation for getting them out of their heads. :P
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Finally caught up and oh... that's clever. No, really, what better way for Klaus to keep Gil aimed in the 'right' direction?

And he's STILL fixating on Agatha, even with Lucrezia revealed.
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The relationship within their minds may not be free. It is possible that Gil has more of a strong impression of his father in his head, one that can't properly make reasonable decisions on their own. Just override Gil with certain things. But who knows.

Am I the only one a bit creeped out by the eyes of the filler artist? I think the filler artist is trying to imitate the Foglio's style and the expressions are a bit odd, especially the eyes. Most likely the artist not used to drawing expressions in the Foglios' stlye. Or it might be just that I'm so used to Foglios' style that any deviation from it strikes me as odd.
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Yeah, the filler artist is making them look like their manic understudies. Knowing the foglios this might actually be intentional.
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So, um Agatha's 'bed warmer' they went there then.

It's got Gil's hair?
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I'm fairly sure this is what christmas filler does.

It "goes there".


Also, the only person whose entrance is worth two days of buildup is Othar Tryggvassen, Gentleman Adventurer!
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http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20140214

That has got to be then most sparky solution to a problem ever.
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It's almost like Cubert Farnsworth's epiphany on faster than light travel.
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I have only one thing to say about the latest comic, Dawwww!

Plus, wow it's been a while since anyone commented on it.
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I was wondering about Zetha's fangs.
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I'm not sure how many here are still paying attention to Girl Genius, or have even kept up with the latest story arc, but there's more hilarity ongoing.

http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20150513

Recap: after the time bomb went off, Agatha escaped (via Martellus) jumping a few years into the future. Hot pursuit ensued, and Agatha eventually found refuge with the Train Monks, where she met up with another member of the Sturmvoraus clan. She also discovered they had a Heterodyne clank-train imprisoned in the catacombs of their fortress when said member accidentally released it, causing it to go on a rampage wherein it attempted to devour most everything in the fortress - the train, in typical Heterodyne fashion, was designed as a tracklayer, able to go anywhere, consume raw materials, and lay tracks behind itself. Naturally, they put a psychotic clank mind in the driver's seat.

After finally dealing with The Beast, as it was called, it seems that the Train Monks have discovered its true potential: Europa's first tunnel-boring machine!

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I have been paying attention.
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Crayz9000 wrote:She also discovered they had a Heterodyne clank-train imprisoned in the catacombs of their fortress when said member accidentally released it
I always thought that bit was suspiciously convenient — there had to be more to Lady Selnikov's story than "accidentally release the wrong monster and get killed by it".
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Okay.... I got the reference to the Castle's comment to Gil about the 'Things' from beyond time and space having hats...

But, how does that link to the Dreen? Are they the things the Castle saw last time a Heterodyne did something so sparky with time?

*Scratches head*
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Dass.Kapital wrote:But, how does that link to the Dreen? Are they the things the Castle saw last time a Heterodyne did something so sparky with time?
Apparently yes, they are the "angels" Robur Heterodyne saw, that scared the you-know-what out of him so much that he destroyed every bit of his time-twisting tech.

Is this the first time we've ever seen Bang actively frightened of anything? Just like one of the Jägergenerals during the Mechanicsburg siege when he was faced with a Dreen. Interesting.
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I wonder what threat do they exactly pose to garner such fear from so many powerful and skilled fighters, maybe they operate in a way that nobody can understand how they work. They are more terrifying than slaver-wasps it seems. Probably in some kind of non-physical way that can't be resisted or may not even make sense.
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Dass.Kapital wrote:Okay.... I got the reference to the Castle's comment to Gil about the 'Things' from beyond time and space having hats...

But, how does that link to the Dreen? Are they the things the Castle saw last time a Heterodyne did something so sparky with time?

*Scratches head*
Well Jagers are very attached to their hats. Time traveling Jagers?
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You seem to miss that Dupree notices that this dren is "not one of ours"... This was the monster LAdy Selnikov was looking for.

Maybe that is one of those the Heterodynes once summoned per accident...
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