By Tom Siddell
Parley's a good sport.
Meanwhile, on the other side of the illusion
I'll have a Parley. Shaken, not stirred.
Alright, so if they're all at different physical sizes, who is the other person? Eglamore?
Andrew or original Annie from this timeline maybe?
EGLAMORE: "It's me! Stop trying to kill me!"
....Oh my God, the 'monster' is another person.
Someone we know?
Yep, good old boulder throw.
Time for Parley!
We have yet to see who the other figure is.
Yeah. She rocks.
Is it that guy, by any chance? (Eglamore)
Clever Blossom. The rock she threw was the same (physical and relative) size when it hit Parley on the head; it got through the perception filters. And Reynard can communicate that back to Fannie and Cvet who should realise they're only being made to think they're really small! That would endow Cannie and Jimmy Jims with the largest of the perspectives?, as they couldn't even see the Golem(s) nor them fighting.
Is the 1st Golem called Pat? I'll get me coat.
So who is the mystery wavey shakey golem?! Well it shouldn't be Eggles, the Annies would've surely communicated that (plus he'd be really embarrassed to be in a Parley headlock!). Likely someone not in the original expedition, on their own, come a-looking for them? My guess is he's got huge eyebrows!, and maybe his luck caused Cvet to throw the rock? (and he didn't really mind being grappled by Georgie either).
Ah, just realised that the 1st Golem isn't being affected by the Wisps' hallucinations, and can obviously see Parley for who she is, not another Golem. That's quite fortunate.
The big guy is Eglamore?
So did their scale get shifted in addition to the wonky perception? So Parley looks like a giant monster to CAnnie and etc? That explains why the flight and teleportation won't work - their scales are off.
Ah! It's all coming together.
The next story point will be that either Elgamore or Parley are terrible at charades and so can't communicate at all without Annie, Annie and Reynardine
A pat-down from a cow-pat. To our stateside cousins, I mean mule-muffins!
wonder who the other guy is
Hmm, does that mean both are Parley? o_O
Yo Bro, that was a pretty Bro Bro-down we Bros just had, let's Bro to the Bro Bar and get a nice Bro-verage, Bro.
Shake, shake, shake
Shake, shake, shake
Shake your booty, shake your booty!
Excuse me what
Is this what they mean by fog of war?
Sort of. You don't know whether your friends are clay monsters or not. Or who hit you with a rock.
Ahhh, good sportsmanship saves the day. The power of comunication :)
It also has been a while since I last declared my absolute adoration for this work!
Its hard to pinpoint where this is heading right now, but I have trust that this will work out great and I apretiate the whillingness to shakethings up
Reynard is probably thinking this is suspicious as hell.
The other one is Eglamore.
I had a horrible feeling that this is what was happening. Obfuscation to make them see each other as something else.
What? What is going on?
Please don’t be Eglamore, please don’t be Eglamore...
... I'm really, really confused now.
They tapped out, you gotta let go.
It's that guy! What's his name...?
Oh, got it! Boxbot!
I looked back over the past strips, and the giant creature was mimicking Reynard's stance in several strips. After it changed, it no longer matched. Could the giant creature be a projection of another of our friends?
So ether the Rock being is also another one of the friends, or it knows when to tap out.
He's trying to say he'd like to parley I bet
Hey! It's my old friend No-Face!
I knew that headlock looked familiar! Please let this be Smitty.....
"Eglamore? Is that you? I didn't recognize you with your new haircut..."
Wow ok parleys guns just made me feel some type of way
I wonder who it could be?!
Well, at least George has enough sense to de-escalate a conflict with aethereal creatures when she has the opportunity to do so.
Wait, that's not Robot, is it?
I love this
Creature 1: Anthony (or someone who likes to smash)
Creature 2: Andrew (he knows that grip)