13th Aug 2014, 5:30 AM in The Rite of Serfdom

The blood thickens...

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The blood thickens...
I polished and pondered.
This isn't how it's supposed to go!
It was all topsy-turvy! While the elf was asleep, the master of the house snuck into the empty building to create work for her.
I staid up during the day, hiding in the stables, staring at the block.
By this time, I was out of food. I went out into the forest, picking food and setting traps.
When I came back, the axe was still clean, but there was a note pinned to it. "Elf, Do not leave your post again. Signed, Grene".
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Reinder Dijkhuis 13th Aug 2014, 5:30 AM edit delete
Reinder Dijkhuis
Originally published on January 17, 2003.

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von Corax 14th Aug 2014, 3:25 AM edit delete reply
I realize this page is eleven years old, but do you have any interest in spelling corrections?
Reinder Dijkhuis 14th Aug 2014, 5:36 AM edit delete reply
Reinder Dijkhuis
Depends on what they are, I guess. Right now, I don't see any issues, but it's early morning and I'm not awake yet.
von Corax 14th Aug 2014, 7:59 AM edit delete reply
Okay. In panel 3, "staid" should be "stayed." "Staid" is an adjective meaning "settled, quiet, sober, lacking in excitement."

I confess I'm not clear on whether you're simply reposting these strips, or redrawing them as well, so I don't know whether it's worth your effort to correct spelling at this stage.
Reinder Dijkhuis 15th Aug 2014, 5:30 AM edit delete reply
Reinder Dijkhuis
"Staid" is a preference that is not going away, I'm afraid. I don't have many spelling quirks, but this is one.

If I was redrawing these comics, they'd look a whole lot better and I'd be a whole lot poorer.