That Was Easy

Stupid, dumb, silly, dim little river that is slow and not all that smart.


Discussion (6) ¬

  1. Om nom nom says:

    so where is the final boss?

  2. Shard says:

    It be the sea, lad. Mediter­ranean, I’d wager.

  3. Drealien says:

    And then the river goes Nom Nom Nom.

  4. Argus says:

    XLVI. At last, as if resolved to make war in earnest, he [Caligula] drew up his
    army upon the shore of the ocean, with his bal­is­tae and other engines of
    war, and while no one could imag­ine what he intended to do, on a sudden
    com­manded them to gather up the sea shells, and fill their hel­mets, and
    the folds of their dress with them, call­ing them “the spoils of the ocean
    due to the Capi­tol and the Palatium.” As a mon­u­ment of his suc­cess, he
    raised a lofty tower, upon which, as at Pharos [451], he ordered lights
    to be burnt in the night-​time, for the direc­tion of ships at sea; and
    then promis­ing the sol­diers a dona­tive of a hun­dred denarii [452] a man,
    as if he had sur­passed the most emi­nent exam­ples of gen­eros­ity, “Go your
    ways,” said he, “and be merry: go, ye are rich.
    Sue­to­nius – “The Lives of the Twelve Caesars”

  5. Greg says:

    Chronil­log­i­cal may very well be the first web­comic ever to have some­one quote a pas­sage of Sue­to­nius in the com­ments. Which is pretty awe­some.

  6. If you play it right, I’ll quote Lucan for you, too.