General Protection Fault: Scylla and Charybdis

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[Comic for Friday, December 26, 2014]


[[Trish, Patty, and Dexter are with Colonel Barker in a chamber on a Physaric "ship", discussing with him his reference to "Scylla and Charybdis". Colonel Barker is continuing his background tale.]]
Colonel: [narrating off-panel, we see him after a blood sample has been drawn, and we see several scientists performing experiments (probably on this and other samples from him).] It was during this time that I discovered that my... encounter had left me with an immunity to this species' control. We found a way to replicate it, but not in quantities to protect the entire planet.

Colonel: [narrating, we see him working on a document titled "Operation Scylla and Charybdis."] It became readily apparent that an action plan was required. Given my extensive history with the situation, it was logical that I should be the one to begin engineering a response...

Patty: [doubtfully] And your "response" was to invite them in, offer them a snack, and give them pointers on how best to conquer the Earth...?

Colonel: [smirking] Let's not get ahead of ourselves, Ms. Johnson. I've only just begun relating to you my tale...

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