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Rescued from a corrupted hard drive by: David Morgan-Mar
The author writes:
And that's how you interweave references to Charles Dickens, Battlestar Galactica, the Assyrian Empire, fluid dynamics, Norse mythology, the Tokugawa Shogunate, and the history of Microsoft seamlessly into one comic strip.
Oh, and there's a subtle bonus reference for fans of Jorge Luis Borges' Labyrinths as well.