Let's Get Ready to Rumble
Order of the Stick comic
Comic no. 898
Date published 9 July 2013
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Roy fractures Girard's Gate, and the party flees the pyramid. With not enough time to escape before the Gate explodes, they put their trust in Belkar's idea.

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Transcript Edit

Panel 1

Roy hacks at Girard's Gate with Greenhilt with a "klunk!". Elan inspires him with some music, "♪♪♪"

Panel 2

Haley: Is this even going to work?
Roy: It should. Starmetal should be able to crack crystal, even if it's been reinforced with magic.
Roy: Let me try again.

Panel 3

Roy swings again, this time green flame erupts from Greenhilt. "KNNGTK!!!"

Panel 4

Haley: OK, now I definitely see cracks.
Roy: Me too. The question is, how much more damage before we destabilize it enough to—

Panel 5

The room shakes and is bathed in purple light.
Roy: OK, asked and answered!
Haley: Let's get the heck out of here!
Roy: Suggestion accepted!

Panel 6

The party flees in the inner chamber of the pyramid.
Belkar: Someone grab Mr. Scruffy!

Panel 7

They run through the passageway with the phantasm runes. Haley has grabbed Mr. Scruffy by the scruff.
Elan: La la la la! I can't hear you!!

Panel 8

They run past the sliding door that separated Malack from the group.

Panel 9

They run up a set of stairs.
Haley: I don't think we're gonna make it, boys!
Elan: But we're almost at the top!!
Roy: It's a pyramid, Elan—we still need to get back down!!

Panel 10

The reach the first room in the pyramid with the stairs up to the living quarters.
Belkar: This way! I have an idea!
Roy: Belkar! We don't have time to—
Belkar: Then shut up and do it!

Panel 11

Elan: Roy?

Panel 12

Roy runs after Belkar as Haley and Elan follow.

Trivia Edit

  • "Let's get ready to rumble" is the trademarked catchphrase of boxing and wrestling ring announcer Michael Buffer.
  • Despite the title, this comic has significantly less rumbling than #54, Touch My Sigil.

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