12/19/18 – Calling In Mauricio Previous | Next First Strip Original Series | First Strip Current Series | Archive | Most Recent Previous | Next First Strip Original Series | First Strip Current Series | Archive | Most Recent I recall the few times I got fed up with jobs. being overly polite, I always gave notice, but like Emily, I stopped caring about guff. First Strip Original Series | First Strip Current Series | Archive | Most Recent 12/18/18 – It’s Time 12/20/18 – Nattering 12 Comments Coyoty December 19, 2018 at 1:05 am 9 months ago “Reason for leaving your last position?” “I arranged to have my boss killed.” “…Thank you, we’ll let you know…” “I’ll follow up if I don’t hear from you.” “…When can you start?” Schismatism December 19, 2018 at 1:20 am 9 months ago It’s interesting to see the spy game played out like that. “You want this one, it isn’t a secure line.” “Oh, you’re right, thanks.” It’s nice how Emily and King are so in sync here. King’s being fatalistic and depressive, so Emily deliberately pushes a button or two with her own depression, just so King will get a little more in character, with a bit more joie de vivre. And shouting always gets the ichor up. Nova December 19, 2018 at 4:10 am 9 months ago At the risk of sounding cliche: I’ve got a bad feeling about this. 0z79 December 19, 2018 at 4:31 am 9 months ago Hey, at least you’re not socially mal-adjusted to the point where you’re unemployable.. at least, in anything that requires interfacing directly with people. :p Yuhas 13 December 19, 2018 at 11:55 am 9 months ago We called that feeling the “shitter syndrome”. Anytime you were asked to do something before your left, you said, ‘I don’t give a shit.” and meant it. Efogoto December 19, 2018 at 12:38 pm 9 months ago It is a tragedy that Nogg breaks Mr. Zorilla’s offspring in service to the universe … but if it gets me another Spacetrawler episode, it’s a price I am willing for the offspring to pay. Spanner December 19, 2018 at 1:10 pm 9 months ago Sounds like you’re clearly not one to walk away from Omelas… Efogoto December 19, 2018 at 2:39 pm 9 months ago “If I were Fortune — which I’m not — B should enjoy A’s happy lot, And A should die in miserie — That is, assuming I am B.” Schismatism December 19, 2018 at 2:50 pm 9 months ago Our dead are never dead to us, until we have all had a good laugh at their expense. –what George Eliot meant to say. Peter Rogan December 19, 2018 at 6:34 pm 9 months ago Alea jacta est. Throw the dice, pull the trigger, march the 13th Legion across the ford of the Rubicon and into Italy, toss the pebble down the unstable slope — set in motion ungovernable and unpredictable forces, without hope of recall or correction. You never get the result you planned. The real question is whether you are prepared to accept the consequences you get. Night-Gaunt49 December 19, 2018 at 8:40 pm 9 months ago Ah the business of court intrigue, murder, back stabbing and a few laughs. Peter Rogan December 21, 2018 at 2:39 pm 9 months ago All of which is terribly, terribly, horribly addictive, and most sufferers cannot stop themselves. Which explains more of government operations than people are comfortable knowing. 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.