Order of the Stick comic
Comic no. 923
Date published 8 October 2013
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The Order mounts up on Bloodfeast and breaks through the Empire of Blood ranks to the open desert.

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Transcript Edit

Panel 1, Page 1

Elan: —and really, I don't know why everyone always complains about being overshadowed in combat. I've always found it very relaxing.
Vaarsuvius: Sir Greenhilt, the expiration of my Wall of Fire will occur momentarily.
Roy: That's fine, I have a plan now.

Panel 2, Page 1

Roy: Stop posing for heavy metal album covers and get in here!

Panel 3, Page 1

Roy: Everyone who can't fly, get on the dinosaur.
Roy: We're punching through.

Panel 4, Page 1

Belkar: I vote Yes on any plan that starts with stepping on people's faces.
Roy: Haley, I want you and V running interference.
Roy: Durkon, have Spiky and the dominated soldiers cover us until we're clear, then release them.

Panel 5, Page 1

Belkar: Hey, Ears, what are you doing?
Vaarsuvius: Feeding your beast some rudimentary defensive potions while blocking out all thoughts concerning pharmecutical dosage specifications.

Panel 6, Page 1

Roy: OK, Belkar. Take us out, top speed.
Belkar: Which way?
Roy: Directly away from Elan's dad.
Belkar: I hear that.
Belkar: Come on, big guy, let's go pistachios.

Panel 1, Page 2

Bloodfeast rampages through the soldiers with Belkar at the reigns, Roy, Elan, and "Durkon" on its back. Haley and V fly above them.

Panel 2, Page 2

Haley takes out a velociraptor rider with a well-placed arrow, while V takes out the velociraptor with a Scorching Ray spell, preventing it from attacking Bloodfeast's leg.

Panel 3, Page 2

Bloodfeast and riders approach the brown allosaurus and rider.

Panel 4, Page 2

Haley snipes the rider with two arrows while Bloodfeast bites the other dinosaur's neck.

Panel 5, Page 2

Bloodfeast tumbles, throwing its riders. V finishes off the brown allosaurus with a Lightning Bolt.

Panel 6, Page 2

The party remounts Bloodfeast.

Panel 7, Page 2

Bloodfeast roars while a company of crossbowman flee.

Panel 8, Page 2

The Order flees into the open desert.

Panel 9, Page 2

Elan: See? SEE??
Elan: I told you dinosaur rides were awesome!!

D&D Context Edit

  • Scorching Ray is a 2nd level spell which V uses here to produce three rays which each deal 4d6 damage.
  • Lightning Bolt is a 3rd level spell which deals 1d6 damage per level to a max of 10d6.

Trivia Edit

  • This is the final appearance of the Brown Allosaurus and its rider, who first appeared in #910.

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