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Glados is heckin’ badass. I love it
How’s that cold hard does of reality tasting, Science?
Probably incredibly terrifying and upsetting for a very young child.
Yeah, I mean, it’s easy to forget because they’re monster-children and very precocious, but if they’re all the same age as Modest, they’re 6.
Now I’m scared of the cookies.
This works perfectly with the unikitty shirt.
Want to bet Jake planned the shirt to be that oddly out of character?
I feel sorry for Science, but I’m with Glados here.
I hope ST or is that Science? but I hope she finds away to stop what’s happing to her.
Her mother tried to fight the change too and you see how that ended.
Glados. She does what she must. Because she can.
For the good of all of us, except the ones who aren’t snakes.
But there’s no sense crying over every mis-snake
Glados is like Raphael in TMNT.
You just keep on trying until you can’t bake as a snake
and Science turns and runs, and you still have fun with the people who are already snakes.
Aw, I feel sorry for Science.
She got science
I thought Glados had her snakes heads covered because they have allergies.
We’ve heard a few contradictory stories. That they have allergies, that they bite, that covering them keeps her from getting too snakey.
Well, when she pulled of the bags before they did sneeze, or at least one of them did.
She did it.. for Science.
For the good of all of us except the ones who refuse
This would be roughly equivalent to thinking puberty would make you evil and want to eat your chilodren, because that’s what happened to your mum, and that’s what will happen to you, someday. Thank goodness Auntie Naga is a living contradiction of that.
Not entirely. It seems that Naga *did* accept her adopted brother’s advice to “sacrifice” something so that she could live long enough to care for the kids, and I think we’ve only been told of one way to do that. I was pretty sure that she’d eaten Xbox, so I was surprised when she showed up snaky instead — but I’m still guessing that she ate one of the other sisters, or possibly her own spawn from a breeding we haven’t been told about yet.
That’s an interesting point. It would be a surprising (and nasty) twist. Though I thought the sacrifice she took was to leave a comfortable retirement and go look after a bunch of unruly and possibly hunted medusas.
She can’t have children. Medusa’s die after they reproduce, and can only reproduce after becoming giant snakes. But Naga doesn’t reproduce so she doesn’t die. If she has kids, THEN she has a choice of either eating them or biting the big one.
In the real world it’s probably like learning that everyone dies. Some children take to it extremely well, some children spend weeks or even years being terrified of death. And of course some children have to start fighting for their lives early and face death every day…
Glados’s snakes: “AGH! The light! It buuuurrrrrnssss!!”
I wonder if they’re like birds and they just assumed it was night?
And, again, I say: Thank you, GLaDOS.
‘kay but, there IS a reason to be afraid of how they could turn out, like their mom, right?
Given differing cultures, I kinda doubt it. Maybe they think it’s a reason, but it’s a very flawed one.
Maybe there’s a chance they could lose themselves and become more… monstrous. Or maybe that’s just Momdusa’s personal excuse for her child-munching deeds, backed up by some immoral support from the Prince.
Respect for GLADos, increased.
Love me some GLaDOS. That being said, I still remember that all this is being told by Modest in class… I can only imagine her teacher trying to get her to sit down by this point, with no luck.
She’s probably giving a quicker recap.
“I went home and visited my sisters and my aunt! Some of them went through puberty. And I found out I have boy hair!”
Probably a LITTLE more than that.
She already knew she had boy hair, she just learned that, that fact makes her different.
And then she starts biting.
i’m saddened that she had to hit her, grabbing her and trying to explain would have been better…violence doesn’t really solve problems.
Wow those tears dried up really quickly.
Dang I just finished rereading the comic and it is even better than I remember it being. Great job, Jake!
i’m gonna ignore that unikitty shirt before I ask timeline questions that’ll screw with all of us
The timeline is pretty abstract. Think of it like the Fantastic Four. been and Reed served together in WW2. But also in Korea. But also in Vietnam. And then it was just Ben in Iraq. And all of that is canon. And neither of them is much older than 40.
Modest Medusa started in 2011, and only about a year and a half has gone by in the comic. But we kind of ignore that.