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In The Same Boat 6/44

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Introducing Kahu! (Her name hasn’t been revealed yet, but it isn’t a spoiler or a dramatic reveal, so I’m just tagging her upfront.)

Those last two panels are the ones I used for samples in the “choosing a new Tamaputian language font” post. (Without the “through a security camera” visual filter.) The winning font is Gorilla Milkshake, which I liked a lot to begin with, and the comments on it were overwhelmingly positive.

I also went back and replaced the font in some earlier strips. Points for any archive-divers who can spot them all.

Tamaputian-speaking humans, like the little fenced walkways and other Tamaputian accessibility features, are common in the United Islands. Which is lucky for Kahu…since she doesn’t actually speak Islander.

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In The Same Boat 1/44

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I call this storyline “Tell me you’re a Murderbot Diaries fan without telling me you’re a Murderbot Diaries fan.”

It picks up the plot threads from The Commitment — which only ended 4 months ago. As webcomic follow-ups go, that’s downright timely.

But first: some worldbuilding! We’ve seen “instant travel via magical airborne gates” at least once before — it’s how the mages arrived in Through Lights And Shadows. We’ve never seen this much of the United Islands, and I figured it deserved at least one cool detailed background shot before Dex goes.

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