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MistakeNPotatoes
11th Jul 2018, 10:30 AM

The creep factor resumes. Hope everyone's week is going well!

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Mgnostic
11th Jul 2018, 10:46 AM

Poor old Jack, just cant catch a break. And Nyarlathotep just casually reconfigured matter.

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MistakeNPotatoes
18th Jul 2018, 11:11 AM

Yeah, no big deal, right? Just reconfiguring matter :D

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Taily
11th Jul 2018, 11:07 AM

Super cool-looking! I wish I could transmogrify end tables like that...

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MistakeNPotatoes
18th Jul 2018, 11:13 AM

I would transmogrify my computer into some BREAKFAST at this moment if I could. I'm friggin hongry :O

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MadMango
11th Jul 2018, 12:51 PM

That is one cool effect in the last panel. :)

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MistakeNPotatoes
18th Jul 2018, 11:13 AM

Ah, thanks! :)

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MadJak91
11th Jul 2018, 1:50 PM

I see. So is he fully programmed then? That is probably the worst state he was in then :/
After so many NDEs the real thing is probably what he would appreciate now... Other options would be better, sure, but I do not see Jack getting any kind of break ever until his very end. I suppose this is the kind of story where those who have it bad end up even worse...

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MistakeNPotatoes
18th Jul 2018, 11:14 AM

I have said time and time again that I feel bad for Jack fans, heh..

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Dromicosuchus
12th Jul 2018, 3:57 AM

Oh. Oh right. He’s an Outer God. Somehow I had forgotten that. Well. Nice to be reminded.

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MistakeNPotatoes
18th Jul 2018, 11:15 AM

The casual restructuring of material into a freaky staff might help one remember ;)

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Mgnostic
12th Jul 2018, 10:36 AM

The last panel reminds me pleasantly of sci-fi paperback covers from the 1960s

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MistakeNPotatoes
18th Jul 2018, 11:15 AM

Hah! I could see that :D I should try making something like that at some point...

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Noo... Jack...

Holodrum
12th Jul 2018, 10:38 AM

Nyarly was right! He needs his personality.
Nyarly done messed up here.

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MistakeNPotatoes
18th Jul 2018, 11:16 AM

Yeah, he went a little too far, it would seem..

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Mr. Casual
12th Jul 2018, 10:58 AM

It's the Squigglestaff! :O

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MistakeNPotatoes
18th Jul 2018, 11:16 AM

A legendary item, to be sure XD

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Myetel
12th Jul 2018, 3:00 PM

I'm honestly surprised that Nyar actually cares enough to say that he can figure it out later. I kind of expected a shrug and an "Eh. Break a few eggs to make an omlette."

. . . 'course, I figure he's the sort who'll forget the issue by tomorrow.

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MistakeNPotatoes
18th Jul 2018, 11:20 AM

It's entirely possible that he'll forget. Or that he'll figure out that likes Jack better this way. :)

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Classic daemoniac behaviour

Honzinator
13th Jul 2018, 2:16 PM

Classic daemoniac behavior is to maximize one's own freedom, while minimizing those of one's thralls. They cannot abide God's commitment to human free will or the constraints reality imposes upon both them and mere humans.

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MistakeNPotatoes
18th Jul 2018, 11:21 AM

It's true that Nyarlathotep wanted to subjugate the poor Byakhee, but it appears it may have backfired..

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Bob Mozark
15th Jul 2018, 9:03 AM

Two thoughts:

1. I wonder if Jaunt can detect the personality changes in Jack or the geas that he has been placed under. I don't see Jack associating much with the other members of Jaunt's crew, so they might not notice anything is amiss.

2. Or, does Jaunt just expect that Nyarlathotep is going to tamper with the minds of his minions. And make allowances for that tampering and/or geas.

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MistakeNPotatoes
18th Jul 2018, 11:23 AM

Jack doesn't interact with too many people, generally, and is only really comfortable around Jaunt, for sure.

Jaunt also probably is wary of the fact that Jack was uplifted by Nyarlathotep, but past experience from before the story started has built up a good amount of trust. :)

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