About Last Night... 18 Years Ago... - Part 8

Part 8

I believe this is the first time I drew Cassie crying... and that was a little emotionally unsettling for me, if I recall.

Comic transcript

TRANSCRIPTION COURTESY OF JOSEPH HOUK - [1349] (CW, in Ireland) I was doing some research on Gaelic and Celtic lore in Ireland through many different eras. This was a few months after I first made the time machine. While I was staying in Dublin in the mid-14th Century, I met a friendly young peasant girl named Maggie. Her parents died when she was four. She was then raised by missionaries who took her with them on their missions. At 17, she left them and was determined to make it on her own. At the time I met her she was 18 and fairly new to Dublin, but she was very helpful in getting me around the city... and she knew a lot about the rest of Ireland as well. I went out and spent a couple of weeks in the countryside. When I got back to Dublin, I tried to hunt Maggie down again. Instead some tragic news awaited me: Maggie had fallen victim to the Black Plague, which had just reached Dublin at that point. She died the day before I returned. I was devastated. How could such a courageous and bright young lady be dealt such a cruel fate? That was when I decided that she deserved a second chance at life.

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