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No. 108: The Death Of Rat: Part III

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The Death Of Rat: Part III

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Strip by: AlduinTheCat

{Rat is fawning over his newly-obtained riches with a cute, smiling face.}
Rat: MONEY MONEY MONEY MONEY MONEY MONEY
Zebra: {Angrily} Okay, Rat... either you knock off what you're doing with that tabloid of yours or you're gonna start losing your friends.
Rat: Lose my friends? But that would kill me.
Zebra: {Angrily} Yeah, well you better thi-
{Before Zebra can finish, a lightning bolt leaps from his outstretched finger, incinerating a screaming Rat.}
{Zebra turns away in shock and disgust from Rat's ashen remains and charred dollar bills slowly falling to the table.}
Zebra: {Horrified} Ohhhh...

The author writes:

"Hey, Zebra," said Pig, lying on lawn chairs with Zebra. "Do you ever wonder what happened to those crocs that were trying to eat you?" Zebra adjusted his sunglasses and glanced down at the metal gauntlets he wore at all times, their fingers pulsating with energy. "Yeah," he replied. "I wonder that a lot."

Rat is forgettable. (This would also make a neat origin story for Swine Minus Pearls.)

Original Strips: 2007-06-26, 2007-07-14