Behind The Necklace - Part 17

Part 17

And in case you were wondering... yes, Cassie was 16 when she went off to college. But she DID go up to the University of Oklahoma for her freshman year, and in that state, the age of consent is 16. So she was in the clear where sex was concerned.

Comic transcript

TRANSCRIPTION COURTESY OF JOSEPH HOUK - [2205; New York City; Cassie is at the "local ReadyRemedy prescription drug kiosk"] (CW, continuing her story offscreen) Yes, in the future, health care will go the way of the video rental... Cheaper and in fully automated vending machines. And when I received the cure – yes, CURE – for my herpes, the machine suggested something else to me. (RR Machine) "If you are sexually active, you should consider getting the 'Omnigasm' supplement. [Treatments for over 25,000 ailments! 100 flavors! (CW said she tried the Dr. Pepper flavor)] One dose lasts for six months and is 100% effective in preventing all types of sexually transmitted diseases, as well as pregnancy." (CW) "Hmmm..." (off-screen) It was tempting, that's for sure. I was just as leery as anyone about sleeping around because of all the diseases. [1978, on the flight home to Dallas; MG is crashed out by the window, while BG is reading] And once I got to college, I found out that I had a pretty fierce sex drive. That didn't help matters any. (looking at the "prescription" in her hand) But now that I had complete protection from disease, I could satisfy those sexual urges with more confidence. (PW, seated on the couch, rather shell-shocked over all these revelations) "Well, that's good to know... I guess." (CW, innocently sitting on his lap) "Whaa-aat? You sound so intimidated, sweetie!"

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