The Opportunist

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antipunt:

saintdane05:
Ha! Its a medusa head! I get it!

I don't...

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>_>

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No really, wat?

In Castlevania, Medusa Heads move in a wave pattern. They always hit you right when you are on ledges, and they WILL knock you into cliffs.

The previous comic was called "Upskirt", and then this one is called "The Opportunist" my mind was somewhere else

Azmael Silverlance:
I red the last 10 pages of this strip....this comics still makes no sense to me.
Whats its purpose? Its barely funny either...

Is that all you've read of it? I can understand that opinion then. You see, Critical Miss has taken a bit of a turn for the "serious" lately, which isn't what is normally portrayed. Usually there isn't even an actual plot like there is at the moment. I personally like this arc, but I can definitely see how it might be confusing to someone who doesn't know the setting, characters, or exposition.

I'd start at the beginning if you want an accurate idea of what this webcomic is about. Fairly certain this arc will wrap up soon enough and be on to business as usual. Also, you get to see how much the artwork has improved since issue #1.

Malty Milk Whistle:

canadamus_prime:

Malty Milk Whistle:

It's all about her starting to see Antagonists, as opposed to her usually good guy hallucinations.

Well I wouldn't really call Kratos and Duke Nukem "good guys."

Shush you, they have good intentions.

They do? Kratos was deliberately destroying the beings that held the world in check in his last title, because he was all grumpy at his dad. Duke isn't quite as bad, but doesn't exactly have a "I'm trying to do good" kind of feel, so much as a "I'm trying to save whores and strippers so that they'll be ingratiated towards me" drive. That's hardly a good intention.

BehattedWanderer:

Malty Milk Whistle:

canadamus_prime:

Well I wouldn't really call Kratos and Duke Nukem "good guys."

Shush you, they have good intentions.

They do? Kratos was deliberately destroying the beings that held the world in check in his last title, because he was all grumpy at his dad. Duke isn't quite as bad, but doesn't exactly have a "I'm trying to do good" kind of feel, so much as a "I'm trying to save whores and strippers so that they'll be ingratiated towards me" drive. That's hardly a good intention.

As opposed to a purely evil being? And everyone has a dickish impulse in them, Erin more than most.

Besides, what's your theory?

Malty Milk Whistle:

BehattedWanderer:

Malty Milk Whistle:

Shush you, they have good intentions.

They do? Kratos was deliberately destroying the beings that held the world in check in his last title, because he was all grumpy at his dad. Duke isn't quite as bad, but doesn't exactly have a "I'm trying to do good" kind of feel, so much as a "I'm trying to save whores and strippers so that they'll be ingratiated towards me" drive. That's hardly a good intention.

As opposed to a purely evil being? And everyone has a dickish impulse in them, Erin more than most.

Besides, what's your theory?

On the comic, or my own dickish impulses? I'll assume you mean the comic. I watched Fight Club again awhile back, and read the comic while thinking about it, and so far it still works with the parallel I drew between them. She's recognized her life needs to change, but can't do it on her own, creates this dude, and has a back and forth between watching her creation, and being her creation acting for a change, regardless whether it's the desired change. In terms of pacing, I don't mind, since it is a comic, and we get a single page every 4 days or so, and complaining that a narrative is saying on schedule is kind of silly, especially since the parallels are still so strong. Not all protagonists are nice, after all, and Erin is certainly a protagonist that causes that to be known.

canadamus_prime:
I'm really tired of this story line, and I don't really get the bit with the Medusa Head.

It's a reference to Castlevania. In Castlevania, Medusa Heads are dreaded enemies because they often appear when you're doing some platforming on some rather small platforms, they move in an erratic pattern, and they substitute 'damage' for 'I'm gonna knock you into the insta-death pits.'

Hence, "the patron saint of bottomless pits appears." I'm actually kinda depressed that I got the joke when I haven't even played a Castlevania game.

ThunderCavalier:

canadamus_prime:
I'm really tired of this story line, and I don't really get the bit with the Medusa Head.

It's a reference to Castlevania. In Castlevania, Medusa Heads are dreaded enemies because they often appear when you're doing some platforming on some rather small platforms, they move in an erratic pattern, and they substitute 'damage' for 'I'm gonna knock you into the insta-death pits.'

Hence, "the patron saint of bottomless pits appears." I'm actually kinda depressed that I got the joke when I haven't even played a Castlevania game.

Yes yes, I know it's a Medusa Head from Castlevania. And I'm more or less familiar with the Medusa Heads even though I was never into Castlevania.
I just didn't get their relevance to this comic at first, I get it now though.

It's... a nice comeback, seeing as the last strip was filled with comments about how he was going to teach her a life-lesson. They embraced it and went with something lighthearted instead, so that's okay.

She's fucked up, we get it. The new character is also fucked up and ridiculously "zen".
Erin doesn't need a white knight, she needs a hardass that can give her some advice along *her* reasoning. This guy is at best a sexual outlet and he isn't even that... Christ, get this over with already.

Some how at this point I just want him to drop her to her death, he goes to jail for murder, the end! I don't know when you lost everyone but if it didn't happen last comic it happened this comic.

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