|Order of the Stick comic|
|Date published||23 March 2007|
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Roy confronts Xykon, who can't quite seem to place him.
- Panel 1, Page 1
Roy is leaping in the air towards Xykon and his zombie dragon.
- Panel 1, Page 2
Roy lands on the dragon.
Xykon: Unholy crap!
Roy Greenhilt: Remember me, Xykon?
Xykon: No. Should I?
- Panel 2, Page 2
Roy: What?? You stupid—!!
Roy slashes some of the dragon's skin off.
Xykon: Hey, hey! Quit scratching up my ride!
Xykon: You wouldn't believe what my insurance premiums on this thing are.
- Panel 3, Page 2
Xykon: Here's a little something I learned last night watching "Star Trek" on the TeeVo: Evasive maneuvers!
- Panel 4, Page 2
The dragon begins flying a looping, serpentine course, trying to shake off Roy.
- Panel 5, Page 2
Roy turns green.
Roy: Oh gods... I shouldn't have had sushi for breakfast.
Roy: I think I'm gonna be sick...
- Panel 6, Page 2
Skip to an Azurite samurai and soldiers on the walls.
Azurite samurai: We may die today, men—but at least we die with HONOR!
- Panel 7, Page 2
The samurai is puked on by Roy.
Roy (off-panel): BLERRRCH!
- Panel 8, Page 2
Back to Roy and Xykon.
Xykon: Aww, feel better now? Here, let me lend you a hand.
Roy: No thanks.
- Panel 9, Page 2
Xykon: How about just a finger, then?
Xykon: Finger of Death, specifically.
Roy is hit by dark energy.
- Panel 10, Page 2
Roy: Oh my gods, I am so going to crawl up there and kill you.
Xykon: You might want to work on your optimization on the way up, Baldy.
- Panel 11, Page 2
Xykon: Hey—wait a second. I know who you are now!
Roy: Yeah, damn straight you know who I am.
- Panel 12, Page 2
Xykon: You're that guy!
Xykon: You're the one who kept getting pissed off at me for not remembering—
- Panel 13, Page 2
Roy: GODDAMN IT!
D&D Context Edit
- Finger of Death is a 7th level spell which slays the subject on a failed Saving Throw, or else deals 3d6+1/level damage.
- Build Optimization refers to the choices a player makes for their character in terms of which Feats are chosen, what magic items are deployed, etc.
- Evasive Maneuvers are a set of pre-defined movements employed by starship captains to evade fire in the Star Trek franchise.
- When Roy first confronted Xykon in #110, Revenge is Best Served Really Cold, Xykon cannot recall Roy's family, their blood oath, or the crime he committed to earn their wrath.