A Man, A Dwarf, and a Kitty
Order of the Stick comic
Comic no. 163
Date published 1 April 2005
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Roy and Durkon successfully breach the bandit camp, but are they too late to save the rest of the Order?

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Panel 1

A guard is just standing there

Panel 2

A cat walks up from stage right.
Cat: meow?

Panel 3

Light Guard Bandit: Awwww! Aren't you a cute little kitty?
Cat: meow!

Panel 4

Roy's silhouette appears in the background.

Light Guard Bandit: I wonder what you're doing in the woods all by yourself?
Cat: purrrr

Panel 5

Roy emerges from a bush and knocks the guard out with his club, making a "WONK!" noise

Panel 6

Roy: Good job, kitty. That's the last guard on this side of the camp, we should be clear to move in.
Roy: In you go.
The cat walks back into the Bag of Tricks.
Roy: Y'know this Bag of Tricks isn't so bad once you get the hang of it.

Panel 7

Durkon (gagged): Mmmmrph!
Roy: I'm sorry, Durkon, but the gag stays on until you calm down. If you keep ranting on about trees, you're going to give away our position.

Panel 8

Durkon: Mmph mrph mmmph mmf mrf mrrrph mrph!
Roy: I'm going to choose to attribute that comment to stress and not hold it against you in the future.

Panel 9

The sun rises on the bandit camp.
Roy (off-panel): Dawn's here.
Roy (off-panel): Now let's see what kind of trouble Elan and the others have gotten themselves into...

Panel 10

Roy and Durkon look out from behind a tent in the camp.
Roy: My gods!
Durkon: Mmmph!

Panel 11

The Order of the Stick stand ready to be hanged on a gallows.
Vaarsuvius: I would just like to point out that my ghost shall be both angry and vengeful, and will retain all my spellcasting powers.
Samantha: Duly noted.
Samantha: Pull the switch.

D&D Context Edit

  • The ghost template does not take away spellcasting powers. This comment also puts a lower bound on V's charisma stat, since a character must have a charisma of 6 to become a ghost.

Trivia Edit

  • Dispite Roy's reluctance to take the Bag of Tricks in #130, Itempalooza, he makes good use of it here.
  • This is the first appearance of the Bag of Tricks Cat.
  • This is the first appearance of the Executioner Bandit.

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