Myth Noir [8/11] by El Thorvaldo (@Thorvald)
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You leap forward, opting for a downward thrust from behind and into the chest. It's not the most stylish of executions in your repertoire, but it is a little less impersonal than stabbing her through the back of the chair. You won't enjoy the full sense of shock on her face as you deal the killing blow, but honestly, you don't know her enough to care.
Taken together, this comic is the story of how I finally read Homestuck. I had made two false starts prior, once shortly after the conclusion of Problem Sleuth and then another maybe about a year or so later. Trying to figure out mythmonster2's avatar led me to the MSPA Wiki months before I was inspired to do this; at the time I hadn't realized Jack was a Homestuck character.
The script was constructed backwards based on snippets I'd read on the wiki, starting from "You could not kill the girl" and building a comic around it. Ever the perfectionist, to ensure I got Jack's nuances right, I hunkered down late December and read the entire archives in under a week. Originally the cartoon was to be done in "my" style, but when I began, I suddenly had the stroke of genius to imitate the MSPA format.
I'm very happy with the result.
Homestuck © Andrew Hussie et al.;
mythmonster2 © himself.
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