Finally indeed.

Even if I am in the process of blowing continuity all to hell for the foreseeable future, this is the first page of new ATC linework since July.

Fortunately, the QAR was already built – the hangup here was scheduling. Commissions, getting other bits of the Second Edition rolling, and a horrific spate of mental health problems have been holding things up. Bigtime. Especially that last part with the brainmeats. Bleah.

The next is down to shading, which I’ll be doing on Monday.

The following fourteen (yes, four. TEEN.) pages are either done or can be finished in very short order – after a sluggish, tortuous, WHEN WILL IT END couple of months, it looks like things are starting to move again.

And if that doesn’t get the Teakettle of Anxiety to STOP PISSING STEAM ALL OVER THE INSIDE OF MY HEAD, I really don’t know what will.

18:10 <@xeno> did you know 1 in 12 americans are unaware that the bird is the word?
18:11 <@solios> I did not.
18:11 <@xeno> THAT IS UNACCEPTABLE.
18:11 <@xeno> we should do something or something.
18:14 <@xeno> the next page needs to be Grij totally ransacking his quarters and finally finding [this] under his bunk.
18:15 <@solios> …

Oh. The Sabrosa is a prototype – hence the “hx-47” designation. The Astra is the first (or one of the first) production models. This doesn’t actually matter until chapter three or four of Transitional Voices. If not later.


Mastering notes, 2016.12.06 – Tweaked the dialogue in panel three.

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