Broken Clocks

Many of these earlier strips were made in anticipation of some real-life calendar milestone that would theoretically have been reached if the strips were ever finished and published. The result is a massive glut of non-strips focusing on some holiday or event and a lack of focus on storytelling.

The milestone this strip focuses on was one of those "once in a million" milestones, though I imagine we'll get another 6/6/06 in the future, be it through the abandonment of the Gregorian calendar system or the recognizing of an extraterrestrial calendar system.

Comic transcript

SCENE: EXT WHITE VOID, UNKNOWN TIME

NARRATION: Sothos's Birthday Special!

BODHI: Today, on the date of 6/6/06, is Sothos' birthday! So either run for your life or stick around for the party, the whole gang is right here!

The "Whole Gang" assembles, notably absent of several supposed "regulars" from the previous strip. The Entity is back, this time slightly different in its manifestation.

GANG: HAPPY BIRTHDAY SOTHOS!!!!

SOTHOS: HahahhhahhaaHAhHAhah! That's right! So all of you start doing my biddings! HahhHAHHAh!

BODHI: Er, how about we let you keep the party hat and give you cake & presents instead?

SOTHOS: You drive a hard bargain, Bodhi, but it seems fair... Alright, I'm keeping the hat!

BODHI: Let the gift giving begin!

UMBREON: I thought you liked rare masks & cheese, so I got you this!

EX POST FACTO NARRATION: THIS SPACE FOR RENT

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