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Fan-made summary - Story - Chapter 12 : Broken [stub] v5.2

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Re: Fan-made summary - Story - Chapter 12 : Broken [stub] v5.2

Post by darrin » Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:18 am

Ha, that was clever cidjen, "You win this round" as the cartoon villains say. :lol: :lol:

I almost didn't post that, because on the one hand I was afraid of being perceived as mean (even though, y'know, I'm posting a joke :(), and on the other hand I've been beating this Schroedinger's horse for a dozen strips now and it'll likely be months before we get any kind of in-comic observation whether it's alive or dead.

But the more I thought about it the more I started to believe this was the perfect joke for expressing that "multiple perceptions" spirit of MegaTokyo. If you think the mathematician is making an important point (not necessarily about sheep ;)), then that's why the joke is funny for you (and if you find the mental image of a bunch of sheep that are black on one side and some other color on the other hilarious, then that's a bonus). On the other hand, if you think the mathematician is just being a pretentious asshole, then the joke is still funny, just for a different reason.

And if like me you think the Dirk Gently books are Douglas Adams's best work (despite the greater praise the Hitchhiker ones generally receive), and try to embrace the quantum in all things, then you're quite justified in finding it funny both ways at once.

If anyone did perceive any kind of mockery in the joke, please believe any such mockery was essentially self-directed, and please also consider this my promise via attempted humor that I won't bring up the subject again, at least until the next comic that actually has Ashe vs Evil Old Man in it. ;)
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Re: Fan-made summary - Story - Chapter 12 : Broken [stub] v5.2

Post by cidjen » Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:05 pm

The joke is not lost on me ;)

Humor is always welcome :)

You wouldn't believe, what colour of sheep I see around where I live (deep orange in the winter, specked with all kinds of green, blue, pink to identify the owner etc !) :)

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Re: Fan-made summary - Story - Chapter 12 : Broken [stub] v5.2

Post by Yl33 D4 N00b » Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:28 pm

Jerry Garcia got reincarnated as a shepherd? :lol:

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Re: Fan-made summary - Story - Chapter 12 : Broken [stub] v5.1547

Post by cidjen » Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:31 pm

Duh, thanks to the spammers I can not edit the 'head' version of this post... from now on, new versions appear at the 'tails'...
also, the minor revision number will from now on be the number of the comic we've ended the summary on.

v5.1547: he's actually a researcher of the SEVS program, who'd have thought? Also rearranged the story arcs. Also, should I make the changelog just list changes from previous version like this?
changelog archiveShow
v5.25: let's call him 'uncle' thx darrin :d
v5.2 : got a few ideas, thanks to darrin and Invisigoth.
v5.1 : inline edit: Miho actually frees herself from restraints first, the Horde and Stability arrive after that (spiritual credit : Invisigoth)
v5.0 : updated to proceedings (1541), rearranged the timeline
v4.9 : update to recent events (1537), clarified the last paragraph (re. Yuki being a magical grrl)
v4.8 : update of recent events (1529) and shortened the TMI.
v4.7 : update of recent events (to state as of [1524])
v4.6 : updated resume where appropriate.
v4.5 : again deleting some more TMI moments, actual descriptive sentences of key story moments look like would be FTW.
v4.1 : affecting just 1 paragraph, shortened the TMI on what happens at Junko's. Not justified to make entirely new version.
v4 : more condensing and rearranging.
v3.1: shortening the TMI.
v3: more rewording & rearranging, condensation (but not only, the grrl at the ninja compound may actually not be Junpei's sister, right ?)
Chapter 12 : Broken

Miho wakes up after a heart surgery and panics out, wreaking havoc in the hospital when restrained. Junpei tries to help her, but she beats him up. Miho's and Junpei's fight attracts attention of both Horde and Stability forces. Kimiko convinces Miho to let herself be helped.

Kimiko dresses up as Miho and performs a death scene to distract the Horde. While Junpei carries Miho away, Piro, Largo and Erika witness Kimiko's performance. Erika calls upon help of her own fans.

Largo, Erika and her fans clear out the path for Piro to carry Kimiko away. Junpei helps Megumi break through through the Stability cordon. Piro and Kimiko are hidden away by Megumi in a love hotel (The Foxhole).

Meimi and Cha-san accidentally 'restore' Zom-zom to human form.

Yutaka asks Yuki to find and help Yutaka's mum, who was injured during the battle in the hospital. Yuki is found out by Yutaka's mum, a former magical girl / nurse Ririka, to also be a magical girl.

Junpei hides Miho in, and later jumps in with Yakugashi, to his room at the ninja compound.
After that Junpei comes in to the compound again, to rescue Miho and Yakugashi after an altercation with the inhabitants.

Miho and Yakugashi escape as Junpei confronts his family. Miho falls unconscious from exhaustion and a missed landing. During the near-death experience, Miho meets the spirit/consciousness of Moeko. Yakugashi helps Miho and they both go back to Tokyo by train.

At Junko's, Ping undergoes another 'character change', interferes with Junko's messages and sets off to meet Junko's acquaintance/SEVS researcher in her stead, leading Ping to The Foxhole, to encounter with Megumi and her Grandma.

To Be Continued, as more comics arrive :)

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Re: Fan-made summary - Story - Chapter 12 : Broken [stub] v5.2

Post by Ningen 2 » Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:51 pm

I would add "mistakenly believing it to be an enjo kōsai date" before the last comma.
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Re: Fan-made summary - Story - Chapter 12 : Broken [stub] v5.2

Post by cidjen » Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:28 pm

Let's first see what happens when Junko meets him.

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Re: Fan-made summary - Story - Chapter 12 : Broken [stub] v5.2

Post by Ningen 2 » Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:33 am

OK the "mistakenly" is not quite 100% established yet, but the rest is needed to make sense of the Foxhole interlude.
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