"You wouldn't happen to be the famous android bounty hunter, Arrivederci Jackknife, would you?" The cyborg's sizzling red eye glared at the mysterious stranger across the vantablackjack table, who pounded back another shot of synthwhiskey in reply.
"Maybe I am," he growled. "Depends on if you want to stay quiet and walk out of here alive, or if you want to get perforated with 837 rounds of EMP-tipped nano-lead."
Outside the rain fell like contraband diamonds from God's 3D printer in the sky.
i could probably write a whole book like this tbh
@irisjaycomics Bless. I love every opportunity the comic takes to show that while Alan is, on some level, a competent, thoughtful, and resourceful person, he's also a FOUR-ALARM DWEEB.
@Ferrovore XW has several overarching themes, and one of them is definitely "it's entirely possible to be very very cool and also very very dweeby at the same time"
@irisjaycomics crossed wires volume 2 kickstarter stretch goal: arrivederci jackknife novella
@itsnero GOD FUCK YES,
@irisjaycomics Jesus H. Christ.
[Please tell me we don't sound like that from the outside.]
It sounds okay from in here! D:
@BigIronMarla don't worry, lmao. i'm very consciously mimicking a lot of mid- to low-grade cyberpunk paperbacks i've read in the past here
@irisjaycomics Haha, I know, I just like...
I look back at my old shit and go 'whoooof'.
...someday I'll do that again, maybe? o_o;
[We'll be all right. Too kink-focused to age badly, I think.]
@hierarchon I'M GOING TO DIE, THIS IS EVEN BETTER THAN WHAT I WAS IMAGINING
@hierarchon FIVE ACES. THERE'S ALWAYS FIVE ACES, BECAUSE CORRUPTION
@hierarchon the zybourne clock WAS a cyberpunk AU. it's just that it was also a steampunk AU
@irisjaycomics few people know this, but God is up there because of His illegal diamond operation and it's the only place the feds don't have jurisdiction
@BestGirlGrace one day we'll catch that slippery bastard
@irisjaycomics our department's mission: to bring that bastard in the sky to justice
@irisjaycomics vantablackjack... i'm reeling
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