Mayor of Komona: Our great magic contest can finally commence!. Writing: Magic Contest.
Mayor of Komona: And thanks to our brilliant engineers, you too will be able to participate!. Yes, yes, my friends, feast your eyes on these technological wonders our hosts and hostesses will provide you!. The green button gives a point to a candidate, the red button removes one. It's you who decides!. "And the jury?", I hear you ask. Don't worry, we've thought of everything!. Each juror has a special remote, able to give or take a hundred points with a single press!. Pepper: Wow!.
Mayor of Komona: And the icing on the cake— the scores will appear directly above the participant's head!. Writing: 1337. Mayor of Komona: The three witches who obtain the best scores will proceed to the finals!. Don't forget, the grand prize winner will take home the amazing sum of… …50,000 Ko!. Audience: Clap.
Audience: Clap. Carrot: Tap. Pepper: Such a great concept, isn't it Carrot?. Innovative… Amusing… Democratic… … the perfect system!. We no longer need experts to judge for quality! What progress! We really do live in a fantastic era!. Mayor of Komona: Everyone have their remote?. Audience: Great!. Yes!. Yeah!. Yes!. Yes!. Mayor of Komona: Good! Let the contest… BEGIN!!.
Mayor of Komona: And with Camomile we start the event!. Sound: Dgiiioo…. Camomile: SYLVESTRIS!. Sound: Bam!. Audience: Tap Tap Tap Tap Tap Tap Tap.
Writing: 5861. Mayor of Komona: Camomile obtains a very good score! It is now Shichimi's turn!. Audience: Clap. Shichimi: LUX…. Sound: Fiiiiiiizz!!. Shichimi: MAXIMA!. Audience: Aah!!. Ow!!. My eyes!!!. Boo! Booo!. Pepper: Carrot… give her a green thumb anyway; she's our friend after all…. Carrot: Tap. Audience: Booo! Booo!. Writing: -42. Mayor of Komona: Ah, it would appear the crowd was not dazzled by this "brilliant" display! We now turn to Spirulina!. Audience: Boooo! Booo! Booo! Boo!.
Spirulina: RELEASUS KRAKENIS!. Sound: Wwwloo!. Splaashh!. Writing: 6225. Mayor of Komona: Beautiful! Powerful! Spirulina gains the lead! Coriander, over to you!. Spirulina & Durian: Tap. Audience: Clap. Coriander: MORTUS REDITUS!. Sound: Groowooo!. Writing: 2023. Mayor of Komona: Oh, it seems that skeletons are out of fashion… Now for our dear Saffron!.
Saffron: Grrr! There's no way I'll let myself do worse than Spirulina! It's time to give it my all!. Stand back, Truffel!. Sound: Frrrshh!. Frrrshh!. Krchh!. Truffel: Meow!. Saffron: SPIRALIS. FLAMAaaaaaaah!. Sound: Fwwwooooshh!. Swwwiiip!. Fsssh!. Paf!. Saffron: ?!!. Sound: Fsssh!. Fsssh!. Saffron: Aiiiiiee!!.
Saffron: Oh no… How embarrassing!. Audience: Clap. Saffron: ?!. Writing: 14 849. Pepper: Tap. Lord Azeirf: Tap Tap Tap. Writing: 18 231. Mayor of Komona: Please... please! A little decorum! Shichimi and Coriander are eliminated!. Camomile, Spirulina and Saffron have qualified for the finals!.
Mayor of Komona: Ladies, are you ready for one more challenge?. Over to you!. Writing: 15 703. 19 863. 13 614. Audience: Clap. Sound: Plonk!. Pepper: I take back everything I said about this system.... Lord Azeirf: Tap Tap Tap. Narrator: - FIN -.
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