Gate? What Gate?
Order of the Stick comic
Comic no. 96
Date published 15 August 2004
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Xykon's plans start to unfold, and the MitD is about as clued in as the readers are.

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Panel 1

Redcloak: Sir, if I may?
Xykon: Oy, what is it now?

Panel 2

Redcloak: I'm wondering if there might be some way to experiment with unsealing the gate with less..."zapping."
Monster in the Darkness: Gate? What gate?

Panel 3

Redcloak: You've been sending goblins through the gate ever since we arrived here, and every one had been killed horribly.
MitD: I've never heard of any gate.

Panel 4

Xykon: Hey, you know as well as I do that The Plan ain't going anywhere until we unseal that gate.
MitD: I'm not familiar with any gates.

Panel 5

Redcloak: But using the goblins as guinea pigs is wreaking havoc with goblin morale.
Xykon: Hmm, well, I've got two words for goblin morale:
Xykon: Goblin zombies.
Redclock: Excellent point.
MitD: If there was a gate of some sort, I should have—

Panel 6

Xykon turns on the MitD.
Xykon: Oh, for the love of—LOOK!

Panel 7

The panel pulls back to show the three are stood right next to a gigantic mystical gate.

Panel 8

MitD: Huh. I never noticed that before.

Panel 9

MitD: But anyway, back to this gate I hear so much about...
Xykon puts his head in his hand.

Trivia Edit

  • This is the first appearance of any of the gates, which become part of the main storyline of the comic. This Gate is Dorukan's Gate.

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