By Tom Siddell
I'm as surprised as everyone else!
Wow, look at that!
...I'm kinda jelly.
EVERY good manga has a beach/swimsuit chapter. Annie should be devastating ... but I also wanna see me some Kaz-Kat action!
ooOOOOOooooohhh... dangit, why couldn't my school have an all-expenses paid cruise...
I wish *I* got a cruise whenever I switched dorms...
What about the guys? Any hunky former forest animals from Foley?
it's cruise time!
"INOTATION" should probably be "INTONATION"...
Titanic flashbacks ensues.
Only bad things can come of this.
I love the chapters about the human world outside the Court!
Ohh this looks promising
Okay, I'm definitely calling it now: Annie takes the Coyote Tooth with her and someone inadvertently cuts the sea (whatever that means).
This is going to be interesting.
I hope sea monsters don't attack.
Coconuts do not grow in the north Atlantic, nor in the Mediterranean (not naturally, anyway). They must be going to North Africa, or to the Caribbeans. We leave poor Jeanne once more in the dark, dank Annan waters. No wonder she's pissed!
I was wondering how you would get them to the sea.
Wait, is this actually happening? Are we actually leaving the court and forest? Or is this another hologram session or all imagined scenery? If the foremost is true, that would be the first time since... ever. Since the comic ever began.
What a great environment for a young fire elemental / human!
That's a big ship. I'm half expecting to discover that it has a huge swimming pool all the way down the middle for their "caretaker" to swim in so she can visit all parts of the ship.
How much money does Gunnerkrigg Court have, and how do they get it, if they can afford to send a bunch of students on a cruise?
Oh my, the world outside of the Court. Should be exciting
Inotation -> Intonation ?
Also, unexpected turn of events once again
oohh more Paz and Kat.
Do they have a sea inside GKC? or did they leave GKC?
also, it's apparently suddenly summer?
that year went by fast
Will I be the only one who thinks of the 'camping trip' ... naaa.
Well, this was certainly unexpected.
gosh, i know gunnerkrigg is a private school and all but WOW. is the tuition fee the payment of their life??
You miss the words "Chapter 49" in the Archive Page.
I know I'm not going to be the first one to point this out; but I think you meant intonation, not inotation.
We shall finally see what the world on the outside is like.
Was that supposed to be "intonation"?
Ooooookay. What, about, you know, that ghost you're supposed to free ? Did you forget about her ?
Wow. Year 10. They're almost through. It's ... kinda sad.
...on a cruise ... of the Bermuda Triangle! A three-hour tour....
...... um what?
Oop, I believe you meant to spell intonation, not inotation.
The what now? O_o
Aaaalright, I get it. The twist is that this "cruise" takes place in a secret sea which is somehow still inside the Court. Or between the Court and the Forest. Yes?
Trying to decide whether you meant 'intonation' or that was entirely intentional...??
Of all the twists that have occurred in this comic; this is the twist I did not see coming the most.
Ooooh, so we are actually goin to the beach!
Did you mean to write "intonation" rather than "inotation"?
Should that say "intonation"?
Wow, year 10 already?
Things are about to get CRAYZAY
oh boy here we go.
Tom, I like how you know how to keep a fair balance of mundane, drama, and action; all the while developing the plot.
Also [clapping intensifies]. Obligatory.
Awesome!!! Absolutely NOTHING could go wrong here!
All aboard the Love Boat!
That was quite a striking change of pace.
Like the comic, but I have a nit to pick here. With cruise ships, the part where the front of an upper deck projects out from both sides is made that way so that people on the bridge can have a clear view to the back. As such, each projection doesn't extend back as shown in the comic, but is just a relatively small window-lined alcove attached to the bridge. http://blogs.mirror.co.uk/captain-greybeard/csplendor.jpg
Does that mean Jack and co will make a return to the storyline? :D
Wait, the court owns a state of the art cruise liner? I want to go to this school now!
I'd imagine a kraken has an easy time getting cruise tickets. "If you want that ship to make it back safely, you'll make sure my friends here are on it.... (hint hint. Nudge nudge. Lifted eyebrow)"
All the clapping noises! Hooray! 8D I wonder where they're going?
I'm so pumped for this!
[excited happy noises]
Gunnerkrigg Court: Bikini Special is ON! LOL
The boat seems unnecessarily large, but okay.
I am going to freaking love this chapter
So the ocean is inside the Court as well?
Yaay beach episode
Maybe the exclamation point key is broken?
How does the British school system work? What year do they graduate?
Wow!! So excited!
Isn't it, like, the first time Antimony leaves the Court (without counting when she is in the forest) since the beginning of the story??
Unless, plot twist, there is a beach inside the Court like in chapter 24.
Did /not/ see that coming.
Holy crap, i wish my RA was that cool! mine would just yell at us to not have water fights in the dorm.
In B4 "I'm on a boat" incantations.
The [excited intonation] totally made me think of the Elcor from Mass Effect. Oh, and I'm sure NOTHING is going to go wrong on a boat. It'll be just fine...
Can I come?
oh great there's going to be some huge storm that messes everything up isn't there
So, what, is Lindsey just going to swim alongside the ship?
And so ends another year at Gunnerkrigg Court.
omg Gunnerkrigg gets a Beach Episode
why do i get the feeling that this is going to be a cruise of titanic proportions
~~The Love Boat....soon will be making another run...!!!~~
Excitment and romance on the high seas (maybe)!! Will a little day trip to a small uncharted island spark deeper feelings for Paz nd Kat or will the trip risk sinking the cutest couple in the history of Web Fiction!?!
And will Annie find that special somone, or will they find her first!?
Actually I have no idea but I can't wait. Of course the title of this. ch chapter has me.worried ad w
This should be interesting, it kind of already is.
That there may be the real reason some forest creatures want to be human...
Prepare for....THE BEACH EPISODE.
Nah, but seriously, a cruise sounds fun.
Ooh, a change of scenery...
I can already tell this is going to be good... or considering the chapter title heartbreaking with excitement and danger, something of that ilk. But still good for the readers at least!
I really hope they're still not in the court. Also, it's been a year already?
So the court borders the ocean as well?
wow. jealous. i want a cruise as a school trip
This is why Gunnerkrigg is my favorite webcomic. First robots, then ghosts, then bunnicorn, now cruise ship. Gunnerkrigg is all things.
Oooo! This looks interesting.
Dang. I wish my school did that.
This should be interesting!
A sea........ In the court. Yuuup.
LEAVING THE COURT??
[hope for Pat & Kaz]
Ooh, now THIS could be an interesting plotline! This is not anywhere near what I expected!
Why did my school never do this?
Oh God, it's a shipping chapter.
If that excited intonation is anything less than a squeal of childish delight I will be very disappointed
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"[EXCITED INTONATION]" needs to be a t-shirt...