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The Prosecution's Case
Order of the Stick comic
Comic no. 271
Date published 25 January 2006
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The lawyers lay out the evidence against the Order.

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Transcript Edit

Panel 1

Lord Shojo: The Chair of Truth has been prepared.
Lord Shojo: Mr. Jones, you may call your first witness.
Mr. Jones: Thank you, Lord Shojo. The prosecution calls—

Panel 2

Sangwaan: Our divination spells clearly revealed that it was the Order of the Stick that had...

Panel 3

Goblin Ghost: ...saw the whole thing. Well, up to the part where I was killed along with the others.

Panel 4

Demon Roach: So then the blond guy touches the big glowing...

Panel 5

Blackwing: Caw caw caw CAW caw caw caw!
Vaarsuvius (off-panel): Curse you, treacherous avian!!

Panel 6

Villager: ...could see the explosion all the way from...

Panel 7

Psychologist: In my medical opinion, the Order of the Stick suffers from an acute case of...

Panel 8

Flumph: And then... *sob*... I'm sorry, I can't go on.
Mr. Jones: It's OK, sir, take your time.
Flumph: And then... he stepped on my tentacle!

Panel 9

Celia: Geez, we're getting clobbered out there. Where did he find these witnesses???
Elan: I'm sorry, Celia, I thought I had the perfect surprise witness for the defense all lined up...

Panel 10

Elan lifts up Banjo.
Elan: But Banjo is unwilling to compromise his integrity to help us out. He saw what he saw.
Roy: Have you considered treating him as a hostile witness? Like, say, by whacking him repeatedly with a blunt object?

D&D Context Edit

  • The Chair of Truth likely has a Zone of Truth spell cast on it.
  • The Divination school of magic focuses on spells that reveal knowledge.

Trivia Edit

  • This is the first appearance of Sangwaan, who is yet to be named. Miko made an earlier reference to her in #203, though also not by name.
  • This is the first appearance of the Psychiatrist.
  • This is the final appearance of Old Man with Cryptic Musings from the town near the Redmountain Hills. His only other appearance is in #122.

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