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Uh, It’s Blank… (When I refreshed AT 12:00 XD)
Meh It will come up in a sec I bet.
It is indeed, although you can see the title and read the alt-text.
Sorry about that; I apparently messed something up when I changed the date tag from an incorrect one a few minutes ago
Dunno Rick, thought the first one was decent enough to be a comic in its own.
Well, we know that Sabrina and Sasha make an appearance, alongside King, Fox, and Bino, but that’s about it so far.
King, in panel one, you make me feel so sad for you!
Oh, Sasha, you are such a tease.
Nah, Sasha is just being cute
Sasha is just being Sasha.
Hi I’m Daisy!
Funny, you look like Fox.
There we go hmmm I should have seen this one coming actually. Very Smart of King to pull the Sasha card on Bino.
Poor King, having to call in a favor…
Especially from Sasha! This could be very interesting, very interesting indeed
“Hey Sasha, I have to ask you to– Sasha, are you listening?”
“Huh? Sorry, I was just thinking about those aliens again.”
“Hey Sasha, I have to ask you to– Sasha, are you listening?”
“Huh? Sorry, I was just pondering whether the fractal nature of reality could be approximated by a rational number of dimensions — oooops! I meant Justin Bieber! Tee hee!”
I would pay to see her say that.
Actually that could totally happen
Fox and King have the same coloured eyes. Is it weird that I just noticed that?
Actually King’s eyes are more light blue,i mean that Fox’s eyes are also light blue but King’s are lighter (i think ?!)
Hmm, well, I must be…
Ha, set up my own joke.
Thank you for playing along.
Fox’s eyes are actually light lavender while King’s is a light blue
Oh my god that was a bad pun and you know it
oh there it is. Intriguing…A Sasha favor?
Well, this one seems possible:
Oh boy, what did Kingy do offpanel since we last saw him?
Why do you assume he did anything more than all the cool stuff he’s already done for Sasha?
We’re going to die! Where’s the rubber band!?!
Well… Atleast it isn’t daisy…
Daisy would get it back….she would find a way…
Hi am Daisy” which was repeated for the fifteenth time
“Oh my god here take the dang watch if it will stop you from saying that”
Bino throws watch at daisy then stomps off
Seriously, that’s what it sounds like to me. XD
But I don’t have a key!
Sasha: I can’t find it King,come inside and help me look for it x3
That’s something she would say.
hats off to you XD
Sasha: Don’t be silly! You’re a cat!
ALT- Sabrina “I already looked forward to it”
Alt-King: “Then why’d you ask if you already knew?”
The spirits don’t like it if you don’t ask questions you already saw yourself asking.
Oh, right, I forgot about that. Sorry, spirits! -offers cookies of appeasement-
We love you Sasha!
This will either end really well and Sasha will persuade the watch off of Bino or … this all goes horribly wrong and King/Joel’s fate is in the hands of a slightly cynical Bino.
Now, now. She was able to ensure Bino never regifts her again
Yeah, which means that Bino will be more wary of giving her stuff that isn’t new…
Regifting isn’t just “it’s not new”.
Is the watch technically new though?
I’d imagine it’s as old as Joel is. The reason I say Joel is, well, it says Joel on it, not King. Plus, it’s still his “fate orb”, just in the shape of a watch.
So, the watch is new, its true form, not so much.
She’s smarter than she looks…I think.
At the very least she has her moments.
Now to see if one of said moments is due to happen, or if the next few comics are of poor King banging his head against a wall from dealing with her. =P
i prefer the latter
I’m guessing that King will come inside thru the window ;3
a very good possibility
And then sasha will ask why he didn’t use the door *facepalm*
King looks very determined in Panel 2
D’AWWWWW! She’s so silly!
Sadly I think she is serious…. -_-’
That makes it no less silly. x3
As much as I agree with that statement, I have to take King’s side here. In the same position, I’d be pretty reluctant to ask Sasha for a favor. She’s so… bubbly… OwO
King is byfar my character,
I feel like he has Developed more and more with each appearance. I’ve also felt very sorry for him, and not just because he’s actually human.
A very very intresting character And I cant wait to see more of Him.
Fox looks suspicious…
He won’t figure it out! Being around Bino and Rex periodically kills off his brain cells.
I’m… not sure intelligence works like that.
Sure it does, it limits his capacity to analyze problems and make connections.
You’ve never thought to yourself “Oh god I’m losing brain cells just listening to this conversation”?
Funny – I was just thinking that…
Isn’t it more like Bino being Bino kills of his own braincells? (I mean, considering all the injuries he’d gone through)
i think you’re thinking of brain damage
why would this be a problem.
Then unlock it LOL
Oh well, if Sasha can memorize the plan well enough I’m sure she will be willing to help King.
and so,we have to cross our fingers and hope for a miracle ;3
or allow a benny hill chase scene for the watch.
Wow. What a jerk Fox is these days. King needs a new friend.
well if i were fox id do the same
In reality he really isn’t. I know it kind of looks like it, but he is just trying to keep King from getting in trouble through the watch. In reality he is showing he cares more for King than Bino.
Ho boy. Sasha’s back… This’ll be SO much fun. Can’t wait to see. X3
Good thing for the alt text, I’m not good at these things.
King, you might wanna come up with a Plan B. I’m just saying.
hehehe, Sasha’s comment is so funny
Sasha = Blonde
Anyone want to help me with a counterargument?
I would but seeing as her fur color could be compared to blonde, I’d have to know what context you want to argue first.
I don’t think that there is a counterargument to that statement. sorry.
Not all blondes…
Counter-argument: Sasha has too many savant tendencies to be blonde. Also there is no psychological ‘blonde’ stereotype anymore; as high school kids become increasingly self-absorbed and decreasingly aware of their surroundings the blond stereotype is moving from a stereotype to a reality. So Sasha isn’t blonde; she’s simply adhering to the norm of high school children from the Western world.
*nods and smiles* Yes.
Enough with the stereotypes.
Wow, best help I could’ve asked for!
The title reminds me of a horrible shaggy dog story I once read, and thanks to the wonders of the Internet I don’t have to dredge it up from memory I can just give you a link to http://www.matthew-williamson.com/archive/?paged=24
Oh Sasha, you’re so random.
I can see how this could go…
-King tells Sasha some made up story about Joel being his previous owner (or his mother’s owner, whatever),
-Sasha persuades Bino to give her the watch,
-When Bino carelessly asks for a reason (he won’t really care cuz it’s Sasha), she then unknowingly blurts out that King used to be Joel.
Now, having guessed that, it probably won’t happen.
wish it would, thogh
I was just thinking that he could claim to have been owned by Joel — only I pictured him saying so to the stink-eyed Fox rather than Sasha. Sure, Joel tried to “liberate” Fox, but King could say that that happened only after Joel ditched King somewhere. He could then claim that because Joel was once “Dad” to him, he still can’t hate the man as much as he’s hated Pete.
Didn’t Pete remark that she was protected, in some way?
Could this also mean Sasha has other purposes? Maybe this is it, in some way. I guess.
I think people were taking that way too far…
pete put a sleeping spell on her so she wouldnt wake up while they were talking thats why she was “protected”….
I think that was just because she was a “third party” to the game
when was this?
I think he just ment she wouldn’t freeze to death on the sidewalk.
No, it just means she wouldn’t suffer harm or such.
The story unfolds!
Quick! Fold it back! You’ll lose the origami!
Once you fold something, it’s never quite the same. I can tell you from my pop’s college diploma.
sasha: com in!
King: Sasha the door is locked.
Sasha: then unlock it silly!
King: *Face paw*
nekomata this is complacated.
Ooo, I wonder what sort of ‘payment’ Sasha’s going to ask for in return ;D
PG payment, of course.
She’s a dog, just give her a Milkbone and call her a “good girl.” Or two if you’re feeling generous.
She can be conniving though (due to the Rule of Funny), so I wouldn’t be surprised if she scored three or four.
She owes him favors for the house he built her.
Wasn’t that a gift though?
Yeh, but it was a heck of a gift.
This is Sasha we’re talking about, though; savant she may be, but I can’t see her remembering that unless it was for the Rule of Funny (which tends to define the placement of her other savant moments). Besides, King is going to her house with her father; he’d probably blackmail King into finding him some women.
…And now I am faced with the depressing suspicion that we’ll be seeing Sasha’s ‘daddy’. Assuming he’s home and not, you know, wasted at a bar.
Hurray! My suspicions have been rendered unwarranted. In this case, this makes me happy!
Thats one STERN Fox look, you cant help but wonder what he is thinking.
“And I am answering his call BECAUSE….?”
He’s probably VERY curious as to why King wants the watch so badly, and is probably thinking along the lines of “I must look into this later…”
Two reason to ask for her:
1. Put Bino jealous
2…. She’s psycho
Oh Sasha, what will you not say?
it all worcks out
This will be silly but how long has king been a dog? Or at the most how long is it implied?
at least two Christmases ago
so 2 years give or take a few months. Thanks
Are you sure? I think Last Christmas was his first night as a Dog, It was when Bino gave him the exploding gift. Actually, it might have only been a few months because now its rolling into summer *Checks the previous issues to prove or disprove himself*
Yeah… Two… sorry for the pointless post *Goes back to his corner*
i thought i already comented n this… oh well anyway man fox is peeved
This is gonna get good.
When I think of the words “No reason” I think of the words “No raisin”
Anyone get the joke?
futurama. floating brains. Fry’s book.
……………………………i dont get it……………………..
Ok, lets look at the options!
a) King will ask Sasha to convince Bino to give the watch to King or get rid of the watch.
b) Sasha won’t let King in for any random reason.
c) King will be having problems with opening the door.
d) The next strip will be related to the blue griffin? (That’s the name of the animal, right? I also don’t remember his name.
e)King will go inside Sasha’s place through the window.
Well, these are the options that we will possibly see in the next strip… or maybe not? Meh, it’s up to Rick, I just read and comment for fun.
Hmm, how come Sabrina and Tarot doesn’t know about the “real” King? Or if they do know, why are they helping him?
That’s actually rather interesting. It’s possible that Tarot is aware considering the fact that the Spirit Dragon seems to give her some information regarding the spirit world, but we don’t know if Sabrina knows King is Joel. In any case, I think they would help King regardless; he seems to have felt guilty about what he did. Plus, I can’t see Tarot nor Sabrina the type to be cruel toward anyone.
That’s just my 1/50-of-a-dollar.
Well, as per the last few strips…
Sabrina definitely knows both about the game and that Joel / King used to be human.
It’s possible that she doesn’t know his human name, but seems unlikely. Even if it wasn’t mentioned in talking about him, or in explaining why she had to take an urgent message about the watch, or in telling her what to look for, she might have simply picked it up. She is, after all, a psychic-in-training, with fairly formidable precognitive and spiritual powers (including ready access to various spiritual realms).
Telepathy may or may not be included in the package, but – at least judging by it’s universal use by Dolphins and the lack of mention of their having any other psychic abilities – may be one of the more common aspects of being psychic.
In any case, it kind of looks like she was nearby when Joel / King tried to get the watch from Bino, and so may have just overheard his name directly anyway.
Uh, both Tarot and Sabrina know King was a human.
I believe the question is asking if they know exactly which human he was.
As far as Tarot and Sabrina being willing to help Joel goes, perhaps it’s simply because they think he’s a decent person underneath the grumpiness (and his tendency to be easily led).
For an evaluation, I’d suggest this particular strip – http://www.housepetscomic.com/2009/12/23/since-weve-no-place-to-go/
And these two sets of comments if you don’t want to read all of them.
What arc strip # is this? Like, 5. Man this is gonna be a long arc.
Wait. I counted… It’s the 11th.
whats the pun!!!!!!!!
Why is King not looking forward to calling in a favor from Sasha? “No reason”
Ooohhhhh i get it now thanks rick
Hm. For a wildly unlikely twist theory, how about…
Pete, on moving in in his “Gaspar” identity, actually told Fox that “Hey, I saw you in the paper! I’ve just moved in and my dog is actually one of the guys who kidnapped you! Why don’t you go harass him?” – and pointed down the block to King.
Fox went down to say hello to the unfortunate dog with the bad luck to belong to a human who made such lousy jokes.
Since then, however, a teasing familiarity of scent, and various other clues (not least being the disappearance of “Gaspar’s” HOUSE), have led him to believe that King actually is Joel – but have also led him to remember that Joel was the reluctant, protesting, one. Yes, he followed Fatty into a nasty scheme – but Fox has followed Bino into a lot of messes as well, and King has shown himself to be a good friend and a decent fellow.
Thus, at the moment he’s getting the little bit of “revenge” he still feels a need for (or is amused by) by seeing how long it will take to push King into admitting that he’s Joel – just so that he can punch him on the arm and say “Oh, that’s been obvious all along! What, did you think it was a secret?”
So. Who else has a wildly unlikely theory?
lots of people in the forums’ “wild mass guessing” thread. I suggest you try there.
It’s less amusing there; the Forums get far fewer visits.
As someone who’s active on the forums, I can tell you there is no lack of visitors there.
Okay, taking all bets: Will this plan work or fail?
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