2018-08-17 Flight to Paris

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2018-08-17 Flight to Paris

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Re: 2018-08-17 Flight to Paris

Post by KittyHat » Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:12 am

This is almost looking too good to be true now. I'm beginning to wonder if it is a dream sequence.

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Re: 2018-08-17 Flight to Paris

Post by rogermart » Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:29 am

And this reminded me of what Zoe said to Sandra some time ago:

http://www.sandraontherocks.com/strips- ... _be_lonely

Sandra really got the hunger.
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Re: 2018-08-17 Flight to Paris

Post by samtheman » Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:35 am

Yeah, I'm now thinking dream sequence too. Or maybe a very rushed finale for the comic. Either way it's disappointing.

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Re: 2018-08-17 Flight to Paris

Post by nottere » Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:18 am

My gut is saying rushed finale to the comic, though it makes me sad. This has been my favorite webcomic in Pixie Trix's arsenal for awhile now. :(

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Re: 2018-08-17 Flight to Paris

Post by rogermart » Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:42 am

Well, remember, this is an extended volume, with so far 11 additional strips. How many are left? I don't think 4 (for a 15 total) is the number, I think at least 14 more for 25 total.
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Re: 2018-08-17 Flight to Paris

Post by brasca » Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:46 am

And maybe in the next strip we’ll find out what everyone else is up to. My theory is Zoe told Cami, Lavali, Alex, and Marie that Sandra was on a special top secret assignment and couldn’t be disturbed.

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Re: 2018-08-17 Flight to Paris

Post by JoybuzzerX » Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:10 am

nottere wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:18 am
My gut is saying rushed finale to the comic, though it makes me sad. This has been my favorite webcomic in Pixie Trix's arsenal for awhile now. :(
In the ME3 universe, I have to agree. This is my favorite. Don't want it to end!

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Re: 2018-08-17 Flight to Paris

Post by Spidrift » Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:58 am

Well, it looks like we might get some actual dialogue soon. Which would be nice. I mean, this extended montage has been perfectly well done, no complaints, but I'm a talky sort of guy who likes his speech balloons.

And Sandra has suddenly turned remarkably competent -- not just modelling, but also landing an acting role that doesn't appear to be complete junk. Whether or not this it's a dream sequence, it looks a lot like wish fulfillment. And yes, if it's a wrap sequence for the comic, the way that all the other sub-plots have been swept aside will be just plain annoying.
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Re: 2018-08-17 Flight to Paris

Post by dmra » Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:38 am

I'm just wondering if when she's actually in Paris Sandra will suddenly recover the memories that will allow her to track down people she was friends for months with.

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Re: 2018-08-17 Flight to Paris

Post by AlexDenton » Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:32 pm

samtheman wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:35 am
Yeah, I'm now thinking dream sequence too. Or maybe a very rushed finale for the comic. Either way it's disappointing.
I don't know. I was kinda disappointed before because too many things were taking too long and going nowhere. A rushed ending might be just what the comic needs.
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Re: 2018-08-17 Flight to Paris

Post by RConrad » Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:50 pm

All I hope is that we get to see what comeuppance Eva and Eloise will get for the things they pulled, if this really isn't a dream sequence, which seems to be all but impossible now.

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Re: 2018-08-17 Flight to Paris

Post by RemoWilliams » Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:13 pm

Sandra's success doesn't feel too rushed to me.

Or rather, to better rephrase it, it isn't as unrealistic as some of the other stuff that's happened in the comic.

You got to remember that: A) Sandra had months of training and experience with the modeling world.

B) She can put that down on her resume and that's a serious foot in the door.

C) She mostly acts like a nutjob when she drinks. In the past, when she takes things seriously and stays sober, she's shown competency.

D) The montage shows her panicking during her first acting job. So, it's not "Everything perfect."

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Re: 2018-08-17 Flight to Paris

Post by AlexDenton » Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:45 pm

Oh, her success itself isn't rushed. She is absolutely trained, experienced and competent enough to succeed (as long as she stays sober). It's just that the storytelling feels rushed, like they want to end this comic fast.
Funny, this sequence is exactly what I wanted for that comic, only with dialogues and story. We wasted too much time on various shenanigans that led nowhere.
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Re: 2018-08-17 Flight to Paris

Post by lordoffiling » Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:26 pm

Well...

Looking at what happened in the montage, I can kinda understand why they did it that way. In the end, Sandra is back in Paris. If she’s going through a loop to get right back where she started, there’s no real point in dragging that out.

Having said that, if the goal was to get back to Paris... I mean, how much cash does one need to charter a one-way flight? I realize air fare is expensive, but come on! Does one need a movie deal to afford this?
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