Rescued from a corrupted hard drive by: aliyaist
The author writes:
The backdrop of the strip is a photograph I took at the artificial Dishui Lake in the outskirts of Shanghai.
Not that you could tell from the photograph. Really, it looks like any other body of water. But you know me: realism and on-location images wherever possible.
In a totally unrelated note, my investors aren't very happy with my expense account.