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20th Sep 2019, 2:47 PM in Chapter 6
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Rocktopus 20th Sep 2019, 2:47 PM edit delete
And we're done chapter 6!

We'll be back to our regularly scheduled dungeon crawling next chapter.

But first, I need to script and do the layout for the next chapter. This process is really long and tedious, and takes about 30 hours of work. So I'll need to take a week off from posting pages to get it done. Next page update will be on Friday, October 5. If that seems like a long time away... don't worry! I'll make it up to you by posting pages much faster this chapter. My hope is to get it back up to 2 pages a week by late-October.

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pkline5 20th Sep 2019, 4:11 PM edit delete reply
What is the difference between the green and white robes? I'm also noticing a different symbol. Are the white robes, perhaps lay servants instead of clerics?
Rocktopus 20th Sep 2019, 5:32 PM edit delete reply
See the response below :)
Bookeater_otaku 20th Sep 2019, 5:18 PM edit delete reply
Don't try to do too much with two pages a week. We don't want you to burn yourself out.

And is the difference between color and symbols is between a Priestess and a Nun to be?

And do you have names for those two characters? Just curious.
Rocktopus 20th Sep 2019, 5:29 PM edit delete reply
It's just for variety; the different colors have no significant meaning.

Used old medieval illuminations and art for a lot of the design inspiration of this chapter, and I noticed that, since everything was made by hand, there was a lot of variety and very little in the ways of streamlined, assembly-line uniforms.

The blonde one is named Nora, the other is AilĂ­s :)
Thracecius 20th Sep 2019, 5:32 PM edit delete reply
With a personality and hair like that, I'm surprised she's a member of the church. She looks fit a nunnery or high church services. Then again, maybe her parents sent her there for that very reason? Also, I could be completely wrong and she's just gifted like Colleen, though it's hard to imagine why. Maybe we'll find out the reason for her being there in the next chapter?

So the wheels are in motion now for why Colleen is going to Marblegate. Looking forward to it! :)
Rocktopus 21st Sep 2019, 7:16 AM edit delete reply
The church in this world doesn't restrict priest and priestesses from getting married and having families.

She's quite bubbly and a bit air-headed...
Maybe her parents wanted her to learn a little discipline...
Andrew_C 21st Sep 2019, 8:53 AM edit delete reply
So a bit like the early Celtic Church, before Rome sent St Patrick to crack the whip.
chris-tar 20th Sep 2019, 6:27 PM edit delete reply
Colleen's rival cleric's are cute and cool. I hope that they all team up one day!
Rocktopus 21st Sep 2019, 7:12 AM edit delete reply
Aw, thanks!
Sturzkampf 20th Sep 2019, 7:11 PM edit delete reply
And the irony of ironies? Colleen's horrible brothers ran off and joined the Duke's army anyway, because it sounded a lot more exciting than boring farming.
Rocktopus 21st Sep 2019, 7:12 AM edit delete reply
I hadn't thought of it, but that sounds oddly in-character...
padanew 21st Sep 2019, 3:50 AM edit delete reply
I bet her brothers have heard about it.
Rocktopus 21st Sep 2019, 7:11 AM edit delete reply
No doubt they've been there and back again!
Packless1 21st Sep 2019, 10:24 AM edit delete reply
...the saga begins...! ;-)
Averest 21st Sep 2019, 11:57 AM edit delete reply
Poor Colleen has to wear gloves, even to eat bread! They're so bulky I can't imagine how she manages.

I do love the variety of clothing for all the clerics. Wonderful costuming as always.
VickiC 21st Sep 2019, 9:44 PM edit delete reply
So how did Colleen meet Ozzie (sorry if I got the spelling wrong)? The seminary (or whatever it's called in this world) looks obviously gender-segregated.
David Argall 23rd Sep 2019, 2:32 AM edit delete reply
Yes, we do need to cover how they met at some point. One point is that while Colleen was hardly kidnapped to Marblegate, the text does imply her going was heavily Ozzi' idea. But the current page hints it was her idea. Nothing controlling, but this does read more as she decided to go, whereas previous pages suggest she was recruited. Well, if action is moving back to Marblegate, we have some months to consider the point.
Rocktopus 23rd Sep 2019, 3:20 AM edit delete reply
There is more to the story of how she arrived at Marblegate...
lets just say she made a short, six week stop at a different city to learn the basics of fighting from a certain group of warrior nuns.

We will get into it in a future chapter, after certain events unfold....
Blackwing 24th Sep 2019, 11:39 PM edit delete reply
I'm surprised Colleen hadn't heard of Marblegate until then. I would have thought a place like that would be common knowledge.
David Argall 25th Sep 2019, 1:53 AM edit delete reply
For 99% of the population, Marblegate is likely viewed as suicide. It may not be. There is the chance that the challenges start easy and become harder as you improve, but we, and the NPCs, know a lot of people don't come back. That is plenty of reason not to speak of such an "evil" place.
Rocktopus 25th Sep 2019, 4:49 AM edit delete reply
And she lived a pretty isolated life in a far off land, too!
dehamsteryzator 30th Sep 2019, 1:43 PM edit delete reply
Your comics is fantastic, it's well thought, every panel gives glimps into world, characters or story, no space is wasted and it's all butifuly drawn and inked. It's a gem!
Rocktopus 1st Oct 2019, 4:47 AM edit delete reply
Thank you so much! I'm very glad you like it!
io 1st Oct 2019, 6:25 PM edit delete reply
are the all noviciates or just candidates
padanew 4th Oct 2019, 2:13 PM edit delete reply
Did you mean Friday the fourth or Saturday the fifth?
melaredblu 7th Mar 2020, 9:41 PM edit delete reply
And the rest, as they say, is history.