|“Dangling the Bait”|
|Order of the Stick comic|
|Date published||2 September 2006|
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Roy picks an inopportune moment to criticize Julia's fashion sense.
- Panel 1
Roy enters the warehouse.
Roy: This warehouse is huge...
Roy: HELLO? CAN ANYONE HEAR ME??
- Panel 2
Roy walks further into the warehouse.
- Panel 3
Roy: MORE TO THE POINT, CAN ANYONE HEAR ME WHO IS CAPABLE OF RESPONDING IN A WAY THAT I, MYSELF, CAN HEAR?
Julia (off-panel): Mmmph!
- Panel 4
Sabine, Pompey, and Julia are tied to chairs and gagged.
Roy: Julia! I'm here now!
- Panel 5
Roy: Where are you, Nale? Show yourself!
- Panel 6
Roy removes Julia's gag.
Roy: You know, you won't get away with kidnapping my sister and her two little school friends!
Julia: Sh'yeah, like I would be friends—
- Panel 7
Sabine and Pompey magically remove their ropes behind Roy's back.
Roy: Just because we haven't see each other in over three years doesn't mean I won't fight to save her!
Julia: Touching, dork, but you should really look—
- Panel 8
Roy: And dressing my baby sister up as some sort of cheap faux-punk whore for your own sick amusement? That's just low, Nale, even for you.
- Panel 9
Sabine and Pompey prepare to attack behind Roy's back.
Roy: Sorry, Julia, what were you about to say?
Julia: Nothing that can't wait a few rounds, Big Brother.
D&D Context Edit
- Sabine and Pompey use different magical techniques to get out of their bonds.