Comic 568 - Ruse

25th Jun 2018, 6:00 PM in Chapter Eight
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568 - Ruse
Average Rating: 5 (10 votes)

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rufiangel 25th Jun 2018, 6:00 PM edit delete
Happy Monday, folks! :D Couple of you guys guessed it correctly and I'm so pleased about that XD

This is one loose end I wanted to tie up with these couple of pages - we'll see how the rest of the loose ends get resolved~

I may not be able to update on time for the next one - I will try, though! I just happen to be away this weekend on church retreat so I don't know if I'll manage to do it in time. I'll keep you guys updated!

Thanks for reading as always ;v;* catch you guys again soon and have a great start to your week <3

rufiangel 30th Jun 2018, 9:11 AM edit delete
Sorry everyone, definitely not making the update in time on Monday ^^;; I'll take a break just this weekend, sorry guys! Will be back following Monday with a fresh update. Thank you for your patience!!
rufiangel 9th Jul 2018, 7:11 PM edit delete
GAH I forgot to make an announcement that I wouldn't be updating today! @_@;;; So sorry about this! I had a really bad migraine last weekend for whatever reason and lost a day and a half of comic time because I was K.O-ed in bed ~_~;;; sorry guys! I hate not updating twice in a row :< let me try to think of a way to make up for it.

In the meantime, thanks for your patience and understanding T_T***
rufiangel 16th Jul 2018, 12:25 PM edit delete
Hey guys - an update is coming! It won't be up at the usual minute, but it'll be up just a couple of hours after that. :) Just a headsup!


Matt Knab 25th Jun 2018, 6:15 PM edit delete reply
Matt Knab
Oops, someone just incriminated themselves...
rufiangel 16th Jul 2018, 7:47 PM edit delete reply
Getting someone right when they've just woken up is mean, isn't it? XD They're not firing on all cylinders sometimes!
KAM 25th Jun 2018, 6:35 PM edit delete reply
The Archaia version of Cops. ;-)

Bad boys, bad boys whatcha gonna do?
rufiangel 16th Jul 2018, 7:48 PM edit delete reply
Pfft XD they only needed the one good cop for it, too!
mjkj 25th Jun 2018, 6:59 PM edit delete reply
Awww... poor Andrea... =P

Misguided as she is...

@alt text: True, great poker face there, George

@author notes: no problem =) we will be here and refreshing... =P ;)
rufiangel 16th Jul 2018, 7:49 PM edit delete reply
Poor Andrea? XD Hmmm, that's an interesting stance to take!

George has the best poker face XD

Also - sorry about the pause in updates! It's always hard after retreat, I should have remembered that :/
mjkj 16th Jul 2018, 9:13 PM edit delete reply
CiciEnixa 25th Jun 2018, 7:29 PM edit delete reply
Okay first off, the boi is saaaaafe! His soul was not consumed by the Great Fluffu Doggu <3

... course now that means these siblings are doomed by the law, but still, better than death via Summoned Behemoth XD And because I'm suspicious of things that aren't really suspicious, they better not do any suicide attempts to get away from this *eyes the two suspiciously*

Good job, Police Archaiea, for being incredibly smart and doing far better than most law-enforcement! And good job on the ebil ruse, rufi XD
rufiangel 16th Jul 2018, 7:50 PM edit delete reply
They did indeed manage to save his soul before that baseball hit the plate! XD; Whew.

Suicide attempts, huh... *surreptitiously writes notes* Huh? What? Nooo, who said you're giving me ideas...? >.>

Also, danke danke XD the ruse was fun to enact! <3
megados 25th Jun 2018, 7:59 PM edit delete reply
Well, these two are certainly in a lot of trouble. For some reason, I picture them each being grabbed by an ear, and led away. :D
rufiangel 16th Jul 2018, 7:51 PM edit delete reply
Pffft, Drew (Speedcaster) is young enough to warrant that :'D

But yes, they are both in for a world of trouble! :O
Proxy170 25th Jun 2018, 9:51 PM edit delete reply
How merciful they are! To keep both alive and well :)
DLKmusic 26th Jun 2018, 4:56 AM edit delete reply
and how convenient that the defender now has both children of an Imperial official hostage, but I'm pretty sure that hadn't occurred to Sir Bradley at all!
Proxy170 26th Jun 2018, 5:06 AM edit delete reply
lol we have been enjoying too many scheming/devious shows/books/games! We need to be more wholesome for this comic XD
rufiangel 16th Jul 2018, 7:52 PM edit delete reply
LOL Proxy nuuu never change! XD Lolol!

Sometimes when there's information to be had, these peeps more useful alive than dead, let's say :P

But... yanno, maybe they're all just too nice for their own good XD LOL
rufiangel 16th Jul 2018, 7:52 PM edit delete reply
Ahahaha DLK, I'm sure Sir Bradley never thinks about leverage or nothing~~ ;D
Jarvi 26th Jun 2018, 5:41 AM edit delete reply
Someone fell for the oldest trick in the book :P
rufiangel 16th Jul 2018, 7:53 PM edit delete reply
Ah yes, the pretend it's still yesterday trick... I'm lucky no one has pulled that on me I have to admit, I'd be super freaked out XDD
Haegan2005 27th Jun 2018, 8:03 AM edit delete reply
Heh. Nice twist.
rufiangel 16th Jul 2018, 7:53 PM edit delete reply
<3 Thank you Haegan! X3 I'm glad if you enjoyed it ;D
Just_IDD 27th Jun 2018, 5:56 PM edit delete reply
Called it. After Speedcaster was rescued from his own folly he probably broke down however to be sure they needed to verify his story in relation to Andrea. She is obviously stronger of the two and my guess is that the black beast would have been stronger because of that.
rufiangel 16th Jul 2018, 7:55 PM edit delete reply
You did indeed call it! I wasn't able to go into a lot of detail on this just yet - maybe later, I will. But yes, if Andrea and Drew had been pitted against each other in the final, they would have put on a far louder show than Drew did in terms of announcing True Imperia's goals, aaand... another thing that isn't exactly expounded upon here but it'll be relevant much later, keep it in mind ;)
baron11704 29th Jun 2018, 4:30 PM edit delete reply
Andrea looks pretty cool in that 5th panel, dunno what it is about it
rufiangel 16th Jul 2018, 7:56 PM edit delete reply
Oh, hm! Perhaps it's the details? XD; Not sure - but I'll keep that in mind!
mjkj 4th Jul 2018, 9:55 PM edit delete reply
*hugs Rufi*
rufiangel 16th Jul 2018, 7:56 PM edit delete reply
Thank you! ;v;*
Japster 5th Jul 2018, 1:11 PM edit delete reply
Ah, I'm all caught up! So... Now we just wait? Not that I have a problem with waiting, especially for something as compelling as this, but is there a community or forum dedicated to this comic? Any sort of way to keep the spirit alive outside of the comic?
mjkj 5th Jul 2018, 4:33 PM edit delete reply
Yup, the forum is in the links up there - but we mostly just use the discord at the moment - link is also up there... =)
Japster 6th Jul 2018, 9:26 AM edit delete reply
Thanks! :)
mjkj 9th Jul 2018, 7:05 PM edit delete reply
You are welcome =D
rufiangel 16th Jul 2018, 7:58 PM edit delete reply
Thank you for reading up to now and for your kind words! :3 and of course, thank you Mjkj for the guidance to the community~ :D I hope you enjoy the ride!
mjkj 10th Jul 2018, 6:17 PM edit delete reply
*hugs Rufi* I hope you are feeling better...

if not: then get well sooon *hands over Lapia Oak sap*
rufiangel 16th Jul 2018, 7:59 PM edit delete reply
*gulps it down in one* THANK YOU! *super-Rufi-yan mode* HAAAAAAAA!!!!!!

mjkj 16th Jul 2018, 9:17 PM edit delete reply