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Altruism (faerie)

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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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