11/19/18 – Disappointed Again Previous | Next 1st Series | 2nd Series | 3rd Series | First Strip Current Series | Archive | Most Recent Previous | Next 1st Series | 2nd Series | 3rd Series | First Strip Current Series | Archive | Most Recent I love that gurf is always eating puceberry things. It just feels right for his character, not that I know what that says about him. Or of me. First Strip First Series | First Strip Second Series | First Strip Current Series| Archive | Most Recent 11/15/18 – The Right Inspiration 11/20/18 – Being Apex Speaker 7 Comments Coyoty November 19, 2018 at 12:22 am 5 years ago “Yes, Blurf’s a sector commander while you’re just a mere major admiral of the entire fleeHOMINA HOMINA WHAT?!!!” DSL November 19, 2018 at 4:24 am 5 years ago Sounds like H7 Sector’s what they call “Away from the major action.” And a little top-heavy with the brass. Peter Rogan November 19, 2018 at 11:03 am 5 years ago Gurf is too dim to command a single ship so they made him an admiral of ALL the ships. You’d be surprised how often you find this psychotic judgment works in action. And now I have to go lie down again until I can remind myself that competency still counts in this world without breaking into sobs. Nezumi October 1, 2019 at 1:34 am 4 years ago We’ve seen before that he is weirdly brilliant with fleet tactics in space. Muzhik November 19, 2018 at 7:28 pm 5 years ago @Peter Rogan: Isn’t that what Americans call “The Peter Principle” — people rise to their level of incompetence. Things still work because not everyone has risen that far; so they are still competently doing their current jobs. Muzhik November 19, 2018 at 7:31 pm 5 years ago Quick question for discussion: Is a puceberry tart like a cranberry? Sweet like an apple or a grape? The first part of the name == puce == sounds to me like something that makes your lips purse up like something very, very sour. But maybe not? Myk Streja September 13, 2019 at 10:23 pm 4 years ago Puce is a color, too. It’s sort of a muted purple-brown shade. Probably sweet like gooseberry juice. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.