Shaft's line was the first thing to occur to me when I sat down to write this comic. Everything else just got written down to get me to that line.

Of course, Orlox's reaction is the perfect one for a mixed metaphor like that.

I do realize this comic kinda contradicts the previous, "long scream comic." Fear not, we'll correct that in a sec...
 
    

When evil spreads across the land, and darkness rises and the monsters roam. When the creatures of the night make beautiful music, and the things that go bump in the night go bump with greater enthusiasm. When the world is in peril and is in need of a hero...

These guys are, sadly, the best the world can hope for. These are the adventures of the heroes of CVRPG. They mean well, they try hard, and occasionally they do the impossible...

They actually do something heroic.