Comic 525 - Snafu

21st Aug 2017, 6:00 PM in Chapter Eight
525 - Snafu
Average Rating: 5 (15 votes)
rufiangel 21st Aug 2017, 6:00 PM edit delete
Happy Monday! :) Surprise, double-spread update! Sorry if it forces a horizontal scroll, but I didn't want to size this one down. It took practically all my weekend to do this one. I guess you could call this page a real monster of a page, EH? EH?? :D


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The 'black behemoth' here is strongly inspired by Final Fantasy; consider it my tribute of sorts, if you will, to the JRPG that really influenced a huge portion of my childhood. <3 Aaand can you now see the hint of this event in the chapter cover? ;D

I'll see you guys on Thursday with the next update! Hope you enjoy today's page, and thanks for reading <3

Gladewalker 21st Aug 2017, 6:10 PM edit delete reply
I am shooketh. Welp, hang in there Kylie!

Aww gahd Rufi, you've really got us worried this time. (And I thought the level 5 Rats were bad ;) ) Very good page/s though! Those effects look awesome :D
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 1:09 PM edit delete reply
Aw Glade, I'm glad you like the effects and things <3

But yeah, this is a little bigger than a level 5 rat... ;D
Matt Knab 21st Aug 2017, 6:29 PM edit delete reply
Matt Knab
Yikes! Kylie's up against a raid encounter solo! :(
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 1:10 PM edit delete reply
Don't worry, some of the onlookers are pretty capable :D but... it's a question I suppose of whether they can get into position fast enough... >.>
MST3KFan 21st Aug 2017, 6:30 PM edit delete reply
As soon as I saw it I thought "Is that a behemoth from Final Fantasy!?" and then I saw your comments rufi. XD

Looks like things just got real bad for everyone. ^_^;;
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 1:11 PM edit delete reply
Still happy you thought of FF6 boss beats, it's appropriate! ;D

Bad things are definitely about to get real...
Audacity__ 21st Aug 2017, 6:31 PM edit delete reply
oh my
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 1:12 PM edit delete reply
*hands audacity a giddy aunt*
mjkj 21st Aug 2017, 6:39 PM edit delete reply
Wow... =O

Double spaced updtate =D <3

...poor Kylie...

@ author notes: G->J ;) - yup, monster before Kylie's bro, clearly visible now...

rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 1:12 PM edit delete reply
Poor all the innocent bystanders who have no means to protect themselves, I thought XD

*drops a Goldra in the pun jar*
mjkj 24th Aug 2017, 4:50 PM edit delete reply
Well, those are at a certain distance and might be able to run - poor Kylie is on stage - and not able to run (both because of the distance and because of her sense of duty)...

KAM 21st Aug 2017, 6:56 PM edit delete reply
If it's male, Kylie should run under and perform a quick castration. ;-)
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 1:13 PM edit delete reply
Bro this is a PG-13 comic, I don't even want to start imagining how I'd go about illustrating THAT XD;;; not to mention how awkward it would be if it turned out to be too mighty to, uh, cut through
Crestlinger 21st Aug 2017, 7:22 PM edit delete reply
One idiot spectator: 'It's still in the ring! The Fight Is Still On! KO that mage Knight K!'

Mind the Meteo, and counterattacks.
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 1:14 PM edit delete reply
LOL @ dat idiot spectator XDD

It definitely comes with some pesky countermeasures... ;)
Zane 21st Aug 2017, 9:43 PM edit delete reply
Where's naruto when you need him ?
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 1:15 PM edit delete reply
Summoning another summoner are we? XD
Reaper Dragon 21st Aug 2017, 10:14 PM edit delete reply
Reaper Dragon
Where are Sorian and Nero Pafheol when you need them.
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 1:16 PM edit delete reply
Whoops, names I need to Google when I get home! XD;
CiciEnixa 21st Aug 2017, 10:38 PM edit delete reply
... You're right, I DO like this summon (even if it's not a fairy)... but oshizz Rufi O__O And with the guy being strapped to its chest, I can't imagine killing that beast is going to leave the poor dude unscathed, either D:

This spread looks incredible (so much fuzzy terror) <3<3<3
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 1:16 PM edit delete reply
I'm happy you do like it XD <3 (Fuzzy Terror is a great name XDD) Thankyewww ;v;*

Who says they can kill this thing to begin with? ;D
Prayformercy 21st Aug 2017, 11:17 PM edit delete reply

<3 great page.
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 1:18 PM edit delete reply
*nervously drops Goldras into a pun jar with in front of stone-faced, unsmiling onlookers*

Thankyew, I'm happy you likey :D <3
Karinite 22nd Aug 2017, 12:36 AM edit delete reply

(but probably not very nice.)
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 1:19 PM edit delete reply
Definitely fluffy, though probably in the rough, unlaundered kind of way XD;;
Jarvi 22nd Aug 2017, 1:34 AM edit delete reply
Big fluffy puppy :D
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 1:19 PM edit delete reply
Puppy, go fetch! :D *throws Speedcaster out like a stick*
Robert 22nd Aug 2017, 2:11 AM edit delete reply
Oh... somebody seems to be sucking up all the evil into themself. Crickey!
Robert 22nd Aug 2017, 2:12 AM edit delete reply
Or is that still part of the summon thing, and the puppy ate them?

I'm thinking maybe the puppy ate them. Which is fine, puppy is cuter anyway.
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 1:34 PM edit delete reply
Yikes! Poor summoner XD;

The situation with this particular summon/summoner will become clearer in the pages to come. ;)
Seabiscuit 22nd Aug 2017, 2:33 AM edit delete reply
Oh DAMN!! That... Is way worse than what I was expecting! Omg, how can that even be killed... D:
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 1:36 PM edit delete reply
It may not be killable :'D

I think it turned out to be a lot worse than anyone expected, muhahahahaha >:D
mjkj 24th Aug 2017, 4:52 PM edit delete reply
...but maybe it is unsummonable? ;) =P
JC Webcomics 22nd Aug 2017, 3:22 AM edit delete reply
JC Webcomics
Whoa! You weren't kidding when you said my concerns were justified! Someone help her!
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 1:41 PM edit delete reply
She definitely needs all the help she could possibly get! :'D
The Accidental Ninja 23rd Aug 2017, 2:24 AM edit delete reply
The Accidental Ninja
*hands pun jar over to Rufi* I made a worse pun yesterday so I can't criticize x'D
Heh, I *thought* that monster was giving off a Final Fantasy vibe! (I really need to play more of them... wish I had the right console x'D)
Uh... hang in there Kylie! Or... run. You could do that too :S
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 1:50 PM edit delete reply
There are no bad puns, just punnier and punnier ones. ;D

And honestly, all the FFs I like are on SNES emulators XD (I haven't played anything 9 onwards)

Kylie's going to deliberate on what to do over the next page or two. Running is the smart option, but...
DLKmusic 23rd Aug 2017, 2:03 PM edit delete reply
I've only played FF7 and FF8, and I don't recognize that, but I'm guessing it's one of the nastier bosses to deal with.

I'm the idiot who isn't evacuating the stands! I still have 200 Goldras riding on Kylie!
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 2:05 PM edit delete reply
It's actually not a boss mob (at least not in any of the FFs I've personally played) but a recurring mob on the field (or in dungeons) and happens to be one of my favourite mob designs. :D

And dude get out of the stands!! Your life is worth so much more than 200 Goldras!!! XD;;;; *pushes DLK through the exit*
Scia 23rd Aug 2017, 2:16 PM edit delete reply
Considering how afraid Speedcaster is, I doubt he'd be able to keep control of the summon for very long, if at all.
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 2:16 PM edit delete reply
Who's controlling who in this particular relationship? ;P
Proxy170 23rd Aug 2017, 10:29 PM edit delete reply
Awesome double page, Rufi! At least Kylie won't be restricted by tournament rules for this guy O.O
megados 23rd Aug 2017, 10:34 PM edit delete reply
And then she will win the battle, and then the officials will disqualify her for not following the rules >_<
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 2:36 PM edit delete reply
I'm sure they have contingencies for every rule for this sort of thing, Sir Bradley has gone over them after all ;D
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 2:21 PM edit delete reply
Thank you, Proxy! <3 Yeah, the boundaries are kind of cracking at this point and the announcer's taken leave, so... Kylie can bend a few tournament rules I'm sure XD
Ariedren 24th Aug 2017, 5:19 AM edit delete reply
Re-binge complete :)
rufiangel 24th Aug 2017, 2:37 PM edit delete reply
Hi Ariedren! :D I'm happy you read through SF (again!) <3 I hope you're enjoying it! ;v;*
Mylandah 18th Oct 2017, 8:18 PM edit delete reply
Oh man, that's one sexy behemoth!
Dear King Behemoth,
Can you please drop me a Defending Ring? It's about time!!!!
Love Myl
rufiangel 19th Oct 2017, 3:22 PM edit delete reply
LOL a sexy behemoth huh? XDDD

Dear Myl,
Black Behemoth