General Protection Fault: Scylla and Charybdis

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[Comic for Friday, September 26, 2014]


[[Dr. Melanie Granger, under the control of one of the Physaric aliens, approaches a brightly lit doorway. An unknown figure stands silhouetted by the light from the room beyond.]]
Dr. Granger: The new arrivals, as you requested, sir.
Unknown: Excellent! I understand another batch is arriving. See to them, please.

[[Our view shifts to the opposite of before. As Dr. Granger walks out of frame, Patty, Trish, and Dexter scrutinize the mysterious speaker, who is now off-panel.]]
Unknown: Mr. Smith, Ms. Johnson, Ms. Marshall ... if you'll follow me, please...
Patty: You know... who are are?

[[We switch back to the previous view. Patty, now in the foreground, gives the others, now out of frame, a quizzical look as the silhouetted man gestures to the brightly lit door.]]
Unknown: OF course, Ms. Johnson. I know all about you and your friends. You've been a particular interest of mine for quite some time. I've been looking forward to this moment.

[[As they pass through the doorway, Dex, Trish, and Patty react with shock at whatever they see out of frame. The mysterious speaker's shoulder is visible at the right of the panel.]]
Unknown: Ah... I forgot about the view. When you've seen it as often as I have, I suppose you become jaded...

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