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Awakeman! comic

Where would we be without phones?

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    Panel 1

    It’s suddently pitch black.

    AWAKEMAN: Drat, now the power’s out?

    NARRATION: Trapped in a dark, sudden library, Awakeman reflects

    Awakeman pulls out their phone, and activates the torchlight.

    Panel 2

    Awakeman wanders around, the light from their phone illuminating the way. There’s a spiderweb, more stacks of books, more rectangular shelving.

    AWAKEMAN: I guess the power feed got crushed by all the books.

    Awakeman enters an area with a large brick wall, and a puddle on the floor, making a splish noise as they walk through.

    AWAKEMAN: This is all because I exiled Condiment,

    AWAKEMAN: Isn’t it.

    Panel 3

    Awakeman spots a book on a dusty mantlepiece. The spine is labelled “GL”.

    AWAKEMAN: Wait… “G.L.?”

    AWAKEMAN (thinking): “General Ledger?”

    The phone starts ringing. Awakeman answers, leaving the torch on.

    AWAKEMAN: Hello?

    A faint pop noise heralds something happening in the gloom, but Awakeman doesn’t notice it.

    AWAKEMAN: Hellooo…