By Tom Siddell
There's some energy being figured out, all right.
HOLY SHIT IT HAPPENS!!!
That escalated quickly
The energy like that.
Man, how many joules do you think that used?
[Meanwhile in the Secret Surveillance Room]
Court Operative 1: Mission accomplished.
Court Operative 2: Popcorn?
Court Operative 1: Don't mind if I do.
GETTIN’ STEAMY IN HERE, MIGHT BE THE TEA, MIGHT BE SURMA
Just in case anyone was wondering, this is Surma's way of saying: "Tony, just shut up."
But seriously folks, lets just hope Tony doesn’t push her away
"This was outside my expectations and prior observations."
I wonder how that Eglamore guy is doing
There it is!!
Dang, Surma. Someone’s thirsty. *wink wink*😏
makin the moooooooves
Awwww! I ship it.
FINALLY WE'RE GETTING DOWN TO THE SPICY SHIT
He is like ... "whaaaat is she doing ...??" and the next page he will be like "ok, nevermiiiind".
She is cheating on James.
SURMA... YOU STILL HAVE A BOYFRIEND...
Yea that'll get his attention!
On the subject of using a certain amount of joules from your body...
Well that is not how consent works.
Ohhhhhh myyyyy Surma!! You have a boyfriend!!
This is an irrelevant question, but how does her hair stay like that? Shouldn't it all be curly? How does it go from straight to curly without any visible pins or anything in her hair?
Speaking of energy....
surma noooooo ;_;
Oops, I did it again.
Looks like it’s not just slugs that “go at it”😏
well that escalated quickly, hot dang surma
Oh you lucky son of a gun!
I love how we can see Annie's personality in her parents'.
Well, he was probably not expecting that.
And then they had sex and it somehow violated thermodynamics. The end.
Ayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyye he got that pussay
Tony is probably fine with this situation.
Sheesh. She's rather forward, isn't she?
Went from PG to PG-13. Whoa.
I hope she was just crushing on Eglamore before and not actually in a relationship with him. Cause if she was...not cool Surma, not cool.
Aggressive move. Studies show that men nearly always respond positively to forward women
Isn't this sexual harassment? I'm sure the guy doesn't mind, but he didn't give his consent.
Way to go Surma!
Oh, I see now... It isn't 'they fell in love', it's 'SHE fell in love, and dragged him in with her'.
Yep. Totally brainwashed.
Clearly, she knows more than one way to heat things up.
Oh my! Surma wants herself a boy to play with. Cue 1000 NSFW fanfics.
The moment Tony was taken.
In sentiments that I cannot express the fullness of in English: ANG LANDI NI SURMAAAA
Oh my !
A bit presumptuous of her, isn't it?
Ouch... Think whatever the cpurt was doing affected more than just slugs? The trip was scheduled for Donnie to come, not Surma...
That escalated quickly...
And that pose... wow... she ain't no maiden, is she?
SO SHE MADE THE FIRST MOVE!!!
Oh geese. What a power move.
Bringing a beverage and then pivoting into a seduction.
c c c combo...
Well, we know how this turns out.
As the saying goes, "the fire that burns twice as bright burns half as long."
That escalated mega quick.
Don't be mean to me pleeeeeease :H Just because I posted something incredibly stupid doesn't mean I should be rightfully ridiculed :W
Beginner's mistake: In a world where magic is actually observable, conservation of energy is not a law of nature.
ERROR...ERROR... LOGIC STACK OVERLOAD
Welp. We knew this was bound to happen.
Smooth, Surma, real smooth
I don't think he'll get to drink his tea while it's warm.
Study me like your Brazilian bugs!
With all the strange things that happen in this story, I've got this nagging paranoia that whatever part of her body and soul isn't human is coercing her into procreating and passing on the flame. Fire elementals and their Fire-human children seem to live short lives... I wonder if they're driven to it?
Tony just wanted to know about joules! He never asked for these hot jungle makeouts!
Annnnnddd the big kiss is here!! Fantastic!
I didn't expect it quite like that, but well! ok!
And then Surma was all like "smoooooooch," and Tony was all like "wait wat"
Annoying Surma, for once he was saying something interesting! Get away with your non important kisses.
And there it is! The moment when James Eglamore felt chills in every fibre of his soul.
Dayum, girl! What a full frontal attack!!!
She's clearly much more a creature of passion than her daughter, that's for sure.
But is she cheating on James?
OHHHHH MYYYYY GOOOOOODDDD!!!!!
Why did she even bring him tea if she was planing to do that?
man I wish I could burn energy through pyrokinesis. Lose weight by causing inferno's! Brilliant!
C'mon, give her some joules, all she need is a little spark to be in flames!
Go get 'em girl! Don't wait around for him to notice you, take what you want!
Straight for the throat. Probably the best thing to do with Tony.
That’s my favorite way to shut up my fiancé too! Haha
Seems like she’d rather figure it out right then and there.
We've all been here. You watch a couple of slugs do the deed, and you wanna break off a piece for yourself.
Jim Carey might have said it best: SSsssssmokin'!!
Well, the guy is a bit of a workaholic, so I suppose you gotta go that little bit further to get his attention :)
I'm pretty sure NOBODY saw that coming. Not like that.
Oh, they are about to burn some Joules, alright!! ;-)
Damn. That was fast. And hot.
Yep. Fire Elemental.
Well, that escalated.
Well SOMEONE feels like taking initiative today!
I would prescribe healthy dose of thinking of consequences beforehand, but well... Hindsight is 20/20, right?
This isn't love, this is Stockholm syndrome!
Well, that escalated quickly.
This won't backfire badly in ANY way. At least, I hope it won't. =O
P.S. Did pizza guy come back yet?
and he goes from "...." to "!!!!!!!"
He just found somthing better than sience
Can this chapter be over already please?
Sexual harrassment in the working place.
Somehow always more okay when a female does it.
Probably something to do with their generally lighter frames and the decidedly rarer occurrences.
Anyway, although young-person here is rather muscular and sort of dense, which I suppose works somewhat to his advantage, I still intensely dislike older-person-who-became-a-father. Yes. The stories to come, explaining the psychological development and, although improbable that they exist, possible reasons for his later choices, will be something of a marvel.
I admit that Tom usually has a plan with these things :>
Tom, why won't you write your comic the exact way I want it? I sent you my 300-page draft on how to properly humiliate and torture Anthony, and write his marriage to Surma out so it never happened, and everything! You're missing out by not using it, because clearly I am the better writer. Just look at all the cool webcomic awards I have that you don't! somebodypleasekillme
Remember that everything in the story is being told to Annie.
"Why would you tell me this part? Gross!"
That's what we waited for!
Dude was clearly not expecting any sort of move.
Maybe a warning next time?
(But for real it looks like she kinda just forced herself on him and knowing Tony he's too...Tony to say something. Hoping the next page clears it up.)
Is that guy Eglamore?
Stop it. This is too cute.
Remember kids: If a man makes a bold and sudden romantic move it's harassment. If a woman does it it's okay. In fact, if the man isn't okay with the womans advances there's something wrong with him. Also, make sure you're attractive. Ugly people can't do this.
...Aaannnddd break the internet.
IT'S GETTIN HOT IN HERE
SO USE UP ALL THOSE JOULES
Damn Surma, forward as heck
I'm trying to rationalize that her relationship with James was on the rocks here, but even so
Not the most honest behavior
Now I love this webcomic even more. You're so awsome
Woah progressive much? Calm down! Or maybe don’t.
What is the sound of a million brains going "Pomf"? This comic is the visual representation of that sound.
So this is how Antimony was made.
All the young persons are wondering how this attractive, fortunate young man can be that same broken, grotesque creature we saw previously, and all the old guys are sighing grimly.
Tony: "What the bloody hell is happening right now"
Dude!!! You have a boyfriend!!!!! OMG!!!!! It is cute but what ruins this for me is the fact that she has a boyfriend at this point.
BUT WHAT ABOUT THAT GUY
For some reason I assumed Tony would be the one to fall first, and Surma would spend ages denying her feelings. This seems to make more sense, character-wise--that Surma knows what she wants, and goes for it. Tony looks so shocked in the last panel, I wouldn't be surprised if he rebuffed her.
GET IT SURMA
Tony's face though. I'd had a feeling the socially awkward boy didn't realize how he was coming across, was that the case?
Subtle, but I think she's trying to tell him something.
Okay, but...huh. How like fire.
Wow. Surma has the guts.
This girl is on fireeeee!!! Oh boy, I will let myself out now since those two definitely need the room.
Surma! At least give the boy a warning!
SURMS WHATISIT THATYOUAREDOING
Thats just adorable.
I instantly thought of the song 'eyes wide open'
To all asking how Eglamore would react: We already know that: http://www.gunnerkrigg.com/?p=1097
My god, it's kissing!! 🌹🌷!!
I love how this story illustrates that we don't know as much about our parents as we think we do. Also, clearly not Tony's fault!! Now I have to reread earlier parts of the story featuring Tony with this new knowledge in mind.
It seems Surma is very much taking the lead on this. It's hardly the poor guy's fault. He can't help being charming and aloof. I blame magic slug sex.
on the one hand: i'm uncomfortable
on the other: get it grl!!!!!!!
Ill have you know that is sexual assault.
The sad thing is that his own daughter never saw this side of him. Did he lose this part of himself as he grew up, or was he just that bad at opening up?
"I just start kissing them. It's like a magnet. Just kiss. I don't even wait."
"Look at me, I'm the captain now"
If the hand on her ass wasn't a clue, the lap straddling sure was. BTW, is Kats mom explaing this all to her, cause that's kinda messed up.
Wow a bit forward there.
"Is this where he says something like 'Mwa ha ha my evil brainwashing has succeeded beyond my wildest dreams'?" "Annie, I'm telling you it's not brainwashing."
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Super direct...and he's just shocked...I can't wait to see their daughters reaction!
This is called taking advantage of the autistic.
That went from 0 to 50 real quick.
Tony has a great kissing face.
“Let’s make an Antimony tonight.”
Nerd, thou art deemed... WORTHY.
Well, that was sudden. We all knew it was coming, but still...
This is going to go one of two ways.
1) He's like "oh yes".
2) He's like WHOA WAIT WHAT and hey go back to school hella awkward ubtil eventually they talk about it.
I am peeki g through closed fingers sir!!!
Surma used Kiss! It's super effective! Anthony is confused!
I always knew this comic would turn into netorare someday. Poor Eglamore.
Why did she bother making him a drink if she didn't intend to let him drink it?
Touch the butt, Tony.
Well now, that's just going to mess up the heat calculations something fierce. Some people...
Surma has ideas about how things should proceed.
Or he'll find out right now.
Well. That escalated quickly.
Welp, she got bored.
That's just snoggerrific. ...Or something.
I know she has a boyfriend but I kind of love how she just WENT for it.
Socially awkward Tony glad to have a friend and just thinking sciencey when WHAM.
So, uh. Energy, huh?