Although it’s lightly implied, Byron’s “everything comes together” line really should accompany an actual image of Gigundus’ remaining parts falling to pieces. Still, I like how his lines here feel like callbacks to his punning in his big Chapter 1 scene.

Proposed alt texts for this page: “The clothes have no emperor./You’ve been hit by a smooth criminal.”

ICYMI, Scarlett’s middle balloon is “How could you understand?”

The fact that Scarlett essentially impersonates a man to retain power may give her something subtly in common with Frigg, who wears armor that would be considered at least gender neutral on our world and, from what we’ve seen, on hers. She even briefly disguises her gender in Chapter 2, just to rub it in her opponents’ faces once it’s revealed.