|Order of the Stick comic|
|Date published||30 November 2003|
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- The Order of the Stick
- Trigak ▶
- Panel 1
Roy: I'll watch over Vaarsuvius and Trigger-Happy here while they prepare their spells.
Durkon: Heh, Sorry.
Roy: You three sneaky people, go scout or something.
- Panel 2
Belkar: Why do we gotta take Elan? He's totaly useless.
Haley: He's not useless, he's... use-impaired.
Elan: Thanks, Haley!
Haley: You're not helping.
- Panel 3
Belkar: Bah! Elan, do you even carry a weapon?
Elan: Sure! I have a rapier.
- Panel 4
Belkar: You call that skinny thing a weapon? I could sunder that by speaking too loudly!
Elan: But can you do this!
- Panel 5
Elan carves something on the wall with the rapier, "scratch! scratch! scratch!"
- Panel 6
Elan has carved "The Order of the Stick was here!"
Belkar: Wow, OK, that is impressive.
Trigak: And it makes our job of finding you so much easier!
- Panel 8
A gigantic chimera appears.
Belkar: We just failed our Hide AND our Spot checks, didn't we?
Trigak's Dragon Head: Oh yeah.
Trigak's Goat Head: Big time.
- Panel 9
Belkar: DAMN IT!
Elan's rapier snaps in two with a "sunder!"
D&D Context Edit
- One of the combat maneuvers characters can perform is known as a "sunder," which is an attempt to break the opponent's weapon.
- First appearance of Trigak, although he remains unnamed.
- This is the first time Elan is seen carrying a weapon.
- This is the first time the group refers to their "Order of the Stick" moniker.