2009-06-26: Altruism (faerie)
Recently started watching the goofy BBC programme "Neverwhere" with Studio Assistant Lisa; it is a great part of the inspiration for this comic.
When I was younger, I dreamt of the underground land of strangeness and how I would find it. And if it wasn't there? I would make it myself, and be the king! In this case, not inspired by Neverwhere, but the song Underground off of Tom Waits' "Swordfishtrombone".
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Li'l Beefy: How did you become King of the Faerie?! Dr Quickly: Helping out!! Dr Quickly: When I was your age I set out, like you, to find the secret Faerie Kingdom spoken of in my most treasured tales. Dr Quickly: Deep under the city, a perilous journey... as you well know! Dr Quickly: There I met the Faerie King. I went on a quest for him, and became his heir. Dr Quickly: So cool! Li'l Beefy: Maybe I won't have to go back to those mean bullies and my uncaring parents... A quest... Dr Quickly: My crown does weigh heavy on my aged head... perhaps... Li'l Beefy: In the name of the Faerie King, I will defeat you, beast! Rat: ? << SLIP >> Rat: ! Dr Quickly: Kid, I need to tell you the truth. I just live in the sewers and really love fantasy novels. Kid?
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