#276 - Devil Eyes (000-006) - in Chapter VIII: Pomp and Circumstance
"Souls Foreclosed - Unholy Savior" by Sev Wildfang. An illuminated tale of Retribution and Horror for readers ages 18+ made in ink and pencil.
JS - Mr. Joey Styx, surgeon understudy
MK - Sir Malthus Karthosian, curator of the Grand Museum
L - Lucifer, God of Chances
(000-1) JS: Some say they've seen THE DEVIL "himself" walking among us in the guise of a BEAUTIFUL WOMAN
(001-1) JS: "Tyvia Victorious", huh... I wonder if that's THE KINDA FORM the Devil chooses...
(002-1) MK: "AHEM! Mister Styx?"
(002-2) MK: "Enjoying the exhibits, ARE YOU?"
(002-3) JS: "Si-Sir Karthosian!"
(002-4) MK: "Shouldn't you be with DR. TREVELL?"
(002-5) MK: "He has expressed CONCERN to me..."
(002-6) JS: "OH- H-He has? What kind of 'concern'?"
(002-7) MK: "Abut your WORK ETHIC as of lately..."
(003-1) MK: "They say you were seen spending your nights at this 'Cabaret Club' "
(003-2) JS: "So what if I do? What's it to you..."
(003-3) MK: "WHAT'S IT TO ME?"
(003-4) MK: "That den of sin corrupted my own BROTHER and made of a once proud state constable and SORCERER..."
(003-5) MK: "A vile sodomite and criminal"
(003-6) MK: "One who raised his hand against his own KIN!"
(004-1) MK: "So if I ever do catch you prancing about in that kind of SISSY GET-UP..."
(004-2) MK: "I'll make you regret ever being BORN"
(004-3) JS: "N-Not to worry Sir Karthosian - I'VE GOT MY MORALS IN ORDER! And - oh look - it's just about time for me TO GET BACK TO WORK! HAHA HAHA"
(004-4) MK: COUGH COUGH COUGH
(005-1) JS: Whew, TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT that was!
(005-2) JS: Malthus really has some kinda grudge... but why take it out on poor JOEY STYX?
(005-3) JS: After all I'm just an ordinary bloke, ASSISTING HONORABLE DR. TREVELL IN HIS LECTURES. Honest, hard work in service of the common good, cutting up bodies of 'defective' deceeased to ANALYSE and EDUCATE
(005-4) JS: Plain Joey Styx, just a normal, boring AVERAGE MAN... with NOTHING TO HIDE
(006-1) L: "GOOD EVENING MR. STYX..."
(006-2) JS: "Wh-what!? You!?"
(006-3) L: "Pleased to finally make your acquaintance IN THE FLESH"
(006-4) JS: And I guess that's how I wound up INVOLVED in this mess.
CHAPTER VIII: POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE - The Fall of House Karthosian