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An Alternate Hypothesis
Order of the Stick comic
OOTS0056
Comic no. 56
Date published 15 April 2004
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Nale obtains the Talisman of Dorukan.

Cast Edit

Transcript Edit

Panel 1

Roy: So, I guess it went OK for you guys?
Haley: It totally sucked.
Elan: It was the best adventure EVER!
Vaarsuvius: No, no. I believe "sucked" was, in fact, the proper word.
Nale: Ah, there it is! The Talisman of Dorukan!
Sabine: It's beautiful, babe.
Sabine kisses Nale with a "smooch!"
Yikyik: Get a room.

Panel 2

Elan: It turns out Nale and I are long-lost twin brothers!
Haley: Gee, y'think
Belkar: What gave it away, the matching sashes, or the fact that you look exactly the freakin' same??

Panel 3

Elan: It's gonna be so much fun with all of us taking on Xykon together!
Haley: Ugh. Coup de grace me now, please.

Panel 4

Roy: Hey, 10 gold says the talisman zaps Nale.
Haley: No bet.

Panel 5

Nale reaches out and grabs The Talisman of Dorukan

Panel 6

Elan: So, Brother, what next? Are you going to use it to command the monsters to fight each other, or something?
Nale: Or something, yes.

Panel 7

Elan: Nothing's happening. Maybe it's broken?
Nale: Perhaps. But allow me to shed some light on an alternate hypothesis:

Panel 8

Nale runs Elan through from behind with a "shtlulk!"

D&D Context Edit

  • Coup de grace is a combat maneuver to automatically critical helpless (e.g. sleeping or knocked out) opponents.

Trivia Edit

  • Although sworn enemies from this point on, this is not the last time members of the Order and the Guild will work together.

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