April 19, 2003
As you can tell from the comic-style layout, this is the beginning of a story arc. I hope you enjoy it.
Story arcs are always a trade-off in my mind. The good part is that I get to have the characters do something other than simple gags. I get to add a little depth and personality to them. The downside is that there's no "gag" every day. So I balance it by just not doing story arcs unless I have what I think is a cool idea.
This will be the fourth story arc. The others were: