I fear that this guy will feel betrayed by Arik too.
Some people will ALWAYS be victims, won't they?
Hmm... Perhaps this man is the one they have been looking for?
Also, I find myself wishing there were some handy reference links to the stories ol' miss yellow-eyes was telling.
Wow, crosslinking is a really good idea; in future I'll do that! Anyway, as requested, here's the link to Baxt's version, for comparison's sake. http://parmeshen.webcomic.ws/comics/198