|“The Time Killers”|
|Order of the Stick comic|
|Date published||26 May 2005|
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The team is being forced to wait until they can help Vaarsuvius before going on. Add Elan to that equation, and you've got hell.
- Roy Greenhilt ◀ ▶
- Elan ◀ ▶
- Durkon Thundershield ◀ ▶
- Vaarsuvius (as a lizard) ◀ ▶
- Young Adult Black Dragon ◀ ▶
- Panel 1
Black Dragon: The lizard has commanded that none of you may leave until dawn, when the dwarf will break the Baleful Polymorph spell.
Black Dragon: I have been given permission to eat any who disobey.
Roy: We would have gotten around to breaking the spell sooner or later...
- Panel 2
- Panel 3
Elan: I spy with my little eye... something that begins with the letter "D".
- Panel 4
Elan looks around.
- Panel 5
Elan: I spy with my little eye... something that begins with the letter "B".
Roy: Black dragon.
Elan: Right again!
- Panel 6
Elan looks around.
- Panel 7
Elan: I spy with my little eye... something that begins—
Roy: The same freakin' dragon! It's the only thing in the cave!!
- Panel 8
Elan: You are really good at this game, Roy! I didn't even give you a letter that time!
Roy: Gee, it must be that level of psion I took.
- Panel 9
Elan: Wow! You're psychic now? OK, so, what am I thinking?
Roy: You're picturing me strangling you to keep you quiet.
Roy: I know I am.
- Panel 10
Elan: Oh, sorry. That's not what I was thinking at all.
- Panel 11
Elan: Wait—I'm picturing it RIGHT NOW!
- Panel 12
Elan: Wow, Roy! You're not just psychic—you're a FUTURE psychic!
Roy: Before meeting Elan, I never would have weighed the pro's and con's of being eaten by a dragon.
D&D Context Edit
- Baleful Polymorph turns a character into a small animal.
- The Psion class is a character class who's powers stem from mental disciplines.
- Time Killers was a 1993 arcade fighting game similar to Mortal Kombat and Street Fighter.