Haley divides the loot and swindles the Order in a rather... inventive way.

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Transcript Edit

Panel 1

Belkar: Oh, someday there will be a reckoning, elf, oh yes...
Roy: If you guys are done with the Afterschool Special, we have crucial business here.
Haley: That's right, Roy. It's time for the most important part of any successful adventure. It's time...

Panel 2

Haley: To divide the LOOT!

Panel 3

Haley: Roy had me go over the gems, jewelry, and other nonmagical loot we hauled back from the dungeon.
Haley: Using my high Appraise skill, I've divided the treasure perfectly.

Panel 4

Haley: Roy, Belkar, Elan, Vaarsuvius, and Durkon each get an even share of the 11,430 gp worth of gold and gems.
Haley: While I take these five ordinary valueless grey rocks we found in Xykon's throne room. Deal?

Panel 5

Durkon: Wait, I dinnae und'rstand. Yer givin' up yer share o' tha treasure? Ye??
Roy: No, wait, don't you see?

Panel 6

Roy: She must know that those rocks are worth a lot. More than our even split, I'd wager, or she wouldn't be trying to get them all like that.
Durkon: Och! Tha makes mur sense. She be tryin' ta swindle us!

Panel 7

Roy: I'm sorry, Haley, I'm going to have to insist that those rocks be divided evenly among us.
Durkon: Ya!
Haley: Are you sure? They're just plain old rocks, no value whatsoever?
Roy: Nice try!

Panel 8

Haley: Sigh, I guess you guys know me too well. But there are only 5 of them, so someone's not getting one.
Roy: I think it's only fair that YOU not get one, Haley.

Panel 9

Haley: Now wait just a minute.
Haley: If we each get an even share of the gold AND the five of you each get a rock, then you've clearly gotten more than I have.
Haley: I refuse to get ripped off here!

Panel 10

Haley: I better hold on to at least one...
Roy: Sorry, Haley. We'll give you a double share of the gold and stuff to keep things fair, but you're not getting one of the rocks.

Panel 11

Haley: Oh well. I guess I'll have to just accept getting twice as much gold as the rest of you.
Roy: You brought this on yourself, you know.
Haley: Yes, yes I did.

D&D Context Edit

  • Based on the treasure collected, the encounter with Xykon had a Challenge Rating of approximately CR 13.

Trivia Edit

  • Haley pulls off her confidence game by using the suspicion of the party and reverse psychology.
  • In the first panel, Belkar is referring to the spell Vaarsuvius put on him in the last strip that made him overly emotional, which apparently wore off.

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