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Rapier Wit
Order of the Stick comic
OOTS0017
Comic no. 17
Date published 30 November 2003
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Elan demonstrates his skills with a rapier. Haley and Belkar once again fail their spot checks.

Cast Edit

Transcript Edit

Panel 1

Roy: I'll watch over Vaarsuvius and Trigger-Happy here while they prepare their spells.
Durkon: Heh, Sorry.
Roy: You three sneaky people, go scout or something.

Panel 2

Belkar: Why do we gotta take Elan? He's totaly useless.
Haley: He's not useless, he's... use-impaired.
Elan: Thanks, Haley!
Haley: You're not helping.

Panel 3

Belkar: Bah! Elan, do you even carry a weapon?
Elan: Sure! I have a rapier.

Panel 4

Belkar: You call that skinny thing a weapon? I could sunder that by speaking too loudly!
Elan: But can you do this!

Panel 5

Elan carves something on the wall with the rapier, "scratch! scratch! scratch!"

Panel 6

Elan has carved "The Order of the Stick was here!"
Elan: Ta-da!
Belkar: Wow, OK, that is impressive.
Haley: Cool!
Trigak: And it makes our job of finding you so much easier!

Panel 8

A gigantic chimera appears.
Belkar: We just failed our Hide AND our Spot checks, didn't we?
Trigak's Dragon Head: Oh yeah.
Trigak's Goat Head: Big time.

Panel 9

Belkar: DAMN IT!
Elan's rapier snaps in two with a "sunder!"

D&D Context Edit

  • One of the combat maneuvers characters can perform is known as a "sunder," which is an attempt to break the opponent's weapon.

Trivia Edit

  • First appearance of Trigak, although he remains unnamed.
  • This is the first time Elan is seen carrying a weapon.
  • This is the first time the group refers to their "Order of the Stick" moniker.

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