Up in the Air
Order of the Stick comic
Comic no. 975
Date published 12 February 2015
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Haley and Bandana escape, but Crystal gives them a reason to reconsider.

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Transcript Edit

Panel 1

Bandana: We can’t keep running away forever, Haley!
Haley: Not a problem, I just needed to gain some distance first.

Panel 2

Haley zaps herself with a wand.
Haley: Not all of my new wands are for zapping other people.

Panel 3

Haley: Up, up, and away!
CrystalNO NO NO
Bandana: Hell yeah!

Panel 4


Panel 5

Haley: Now we can circle back to the airship and maybe find a way to—

Panel 6

Crystal hits a gnome, "CRACK!", killing him.

Panel 7

Bandana & HaleyAAAHHH!

Panel 8

Crystal kills another gnome, "CRUNCH!"

Panel 9

Bandana: This is much worse!!
Haley: I’m taking us down.

Panel 10

Bandana: Hey, ugly! We’re over here!
Haley: Come catch me if you can, Crystal!

Panel 11

Bandana: I can’t believe a golem outsmarted us into coming back down to earth.
Haley: No, see, we tricked her into suspending her gnome murder rampage.
Haley: It’s an old dungeoneering trick called “reframing the narrative.”

Panel 12

Cut to Sir François with his party standing over some dead goblins.
Adventurer: Hey, they attacked us first!
Sir François: Because you were committing a home invasion.
Adventurer: Which would never have happened if they hadn’t chosen to live in such an obviously cool adventure location.

D&D Context Edit

  • Haley's wand casts the Fly spell, a 3rd level spell.

Trivia Edit

  • This is the third and final appearance of Sir François thus far. Sir François is a paladin for whom Elan served as Herald. He first appeared in #415, though he is referenced by Elan earlier in #141 and #311.
  • The two adventurers with Sir François also appear in Gygax Magazine #2, a continuation of the Dragon magazine continuity of Order of the Stick.

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