Thursday, July 12, 2007

Order of the Stick Question

okay. if you read OOTS and you read this blog, answer this question for me...

why isn't Roy's death more dramatic?

is it because death isn't final in fantasy settings? because healing fixes everything?!?!

twice now (end of 473 and 474), Roy's death has been the punch line of a joke.

instead, the drama has been deflated and Roy's become the "punk" of the story... i'm not sure if this was intended or not, or if because FANTASY settings in games are filled with so much magic, life and unlife aren't really dramatic events any longer.

i don't even see people on the boards talking about it in that context.

am i missing something?