“I didn’t.”

Another “multiple scenes, one border” effect in panel 2. Still interesting-looking, but it works best in small doses and with simple action, I think.

Prill, like Penk before him, shows willingness to fight the same fight as an avatar of Tectonicus, and like Penk, in volunteering himself, he defines the shape of his whole life to come.

Penk probably could’ve used that helmet to mask his face for just a few more minutes. There’s nothing wrong with showing emotional vulnerability at the right time and place, but the trollets (trollings?) need to see the drill sergeant of panel 4, not the figure in panel 3 who’s still overwhelmed by how much authority he wields.