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Just wanted to send in a quick comic I drew after listening to episode 334, I have many more I would like to draw time allowing of course, but I wanted to at least get this one sent in.


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  1. Frederick Pagliarulo on

    OMG! If the Mountain Ghost is who I think she is, and she makes even a guest appearance on the podcast, I will totally mark out! :)
    The site’s new look is great btw.

  2. I would like to issue my consternation about the confusion regarding the etymology of the word Thagomizer. It is indeed named after the late great Thag Simmons and was coined by Gary Larson in the Far Side.

  3. So a few things I have noticed while listening to critical hit from start to finish about 3 times. Wondering If any of these plot events have been covered and I may have missed them.

    1. In lords of the feywild, the salamander coil was mentioned but I don’t remember where.

    2. In celestial crusade, when talking to lolth, they make the deal to take down the temple and build one for lolth in its place and as they leave, she has a close up of her with an evil smile.

    2a. Would this have anything to do with the fact that when they went to the feydark in lords of the feywild there were no drow on the city?

    3. When trelle is woken in the cave on the fields of winter in the feywild and talked to the major domo, the domo has a conversation with guy about a star or comet or something and “they know about it.”

    Has anyone figured any of these things out yet?

    • Simonsimonforyou on

      Are you sure the Coil was mentioned in the feywild? That sounds interesting.

      Lolth was smiling because she’d just gotten a brand new fancy temple in Erathis’ huge city.

      I don’t think we know anything about the star thing yet.

      • Crystal Groves on

        The coil was absolutely mentioned, though not by name. Trelle got that sealed letter when she visited home that contained a picture of a salamander and a note from another twilight guardian in the Cyclops archipelago that elves in the southern continent were being killed and enslaved. I think it was in the ”they’re here, hide the children“ episode.

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