|“Dust in the Wind”|
|Order of the Stick comic|
|Date published||28 October 2004|
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Ding Dong, the Wicked Lich is dead!
- The Order of the Stick
- Xykon ◀ ▶
- Redcloak ◀ ▶
- Two Demon-Roaches ◀ ▶
- Six Goblins
- An Ogre Zombie
- Panel 1
Xykon is caught by the magical sigil on Dorukan's Gate.
Xykon: Y'know, actually, this isn't that bad.
- Panel 2
Xykon explodes. "BOOM! Pieces of him fly everywhere.
- Panel 3
Belkar: Wait...is that it? Did we win?
Durkon: Aye, me thinks so.
Belkar: Wow. Who knew all you had to do was break his sword and he'd go all Lou Ferrigno.
- Panel 4
Elan: Ow! Ow! Ow!
- Panel 5
Haley: Elan, the Symbol of Pain is gone now. You can stop saying "Ow!" over and over.
Elan: But now I have skeleton dust in my eye!
- Panel 6
Haley: Oh, hold still, I'll get it.
Haley: Hold still!
Durkon: Vaarsuvius, can ye move again? Or are ye still paralyz'd?
- Panel 7
- Panel 8
Durkon: No? Was that'a "No I c'n move agin," or a "No I'm still paralyz'd"? Are ye still think'n it over?
- Panel 9
- Panel 10
Durkon: Was that's "No, I'm still think'n it ov'r," or was that a "No, I'm still paralyz'd," or a "No, I'cn move agin"?
Demon Cockroach: Bored now.
- Panel 11
Belkar stands next to two live goblins.
Goblin #1: Xykon's dead, so no one is paying us anymore. We surrender.
- Panel 12
Belkar cuts off Goblin #1's legs, "schlurk!"
- Panel 13
Belkar chases after Goblin #2.
Belkar: Run, my pretty little chunks of XP, run!!
Belkar: "Surrender." Ha! How do they come up with this stuff?
- The title references the song by Kansas, first released on their 1977 album, Point of Know Return.
- Lou Ferrigno is an actor who played The Hulk in the 1978 TV Series.