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“That’s the second biggest monkey head I’ve ever seen!”

—Monkey Island

Honeydew Syndrome

by autobrig

In case you don’t know them, here is a bit of information on all the major players.

Erik

Erik is rather straight-laced, which is why no one can understand why he constantly dyes his hair blue. He usually wears clothes in analogous colours, unless he wants to stand out: then he wears orange.

Best Subject: Physics

Worst Subject: n/a

Birthday: Nov 14

Music: Portishead,

Muse, Gorillaz

Books: Kurt Vonnegut, Ray Bradbury, George Orwell, Joseph Heller, H.G. Wells

Movies: dogs, science-fiction, space operas

Likes: Blade Runner, Metropolis, 1984, Logan’s Run, Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Dislikes: Tomatoes, being bored

Interesting Fact: He can repeat everything you’ve said to him even if he wasn’t listening.

Occupational Aspiration: Ambu- lance Chaser

Pets: A dog named Major-Major -Major-Major. Or M4.

Samuel

Samuel always looks like he could use a bit more sleep, and he’ll be the first to admit he’d rather be sleeping than doing whatever he’s doing. He has a tendency to zone out or even fall asleep in the middle of a conversation. His friends have grown accustomed to it, but still don’t know whether to take offense or not.

Best Subject: Chemistry

Worst Subject: Math

Birthday: June 28

Music: Coldplay, Modest Mouse, Radio- head, Postal Service

Videogames: Myst, Monkey Island, The Longest Journey

Movies: Doesn’t like movies.

Likes: To sleep

Dislikes: waking up early, graphing

Interesting Fact: Has once slept for 72 hours straight.

Occupational Aspiration:

Ski Bum

Pets: No pets.

Sarah

Sarah is often overly blunt, curt, and straightforward to a degree that makes her almost mechanical. This often gets her into trouble, but her friends have grown to appreci- ate her honesty. They don’t, however, ask her if their clothes make them look fat anymore.

Best Subject: Biology

Worst Subject: Physics

Birthday: Jan 21

Music: Rachmaninoff, Bach, Liszt

Videogames:

Baroque, Etrian Odyssey

Movies: Rear Window

Likes: Lace, waffles

Dislikes: drama, glitter, white chocolate

Dirty Little Secret: Still wants to run away to join the circus. It’s the only reason she’s taking French.

Occupational Aspiration:

Ringmaster

Pet: No pets

Odette

Odette wishes that she could live in the 50’s. She dresses retro and uses gra- tuitous old school slang, although this just makes her near impossible to understand. Unfazed by something as trivial as an inability to com- municate, she soldiers on in her efforts to convert her friends into retro junkies like herself. Her love of retro goes hand- in-hand with her love of art, and she’s one of the art department’s favorite students. When they can understand her, anyway.

Best Subject: History

Worst Subject: Math

Birthday: Oct 3

Music: Buddy Holly, Bo Diddley

Videogames: Patapon, Pop’n Music, Space Channel 5

Movies: Breakfast at Tiffany’s, The Glenn Miller Story

Likes: James

Dean, juke-

boxes.

Dislikes:

Rats,

science-

fiction.

Dirty Little Se- cret: secretly likes tie-dye

Occupa-

tional

Aspiration:

Time Lord

“Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.”

—Albert Einstein

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freetalk

Muchas Gracias!

Nuu: Thank you for supporting us through the not short, but not long time the comic ran for. As the first long-term project we have finished, we are as proud of this as we can be.

schumie: That was very politician-ish of you.

N: It was just diplomatic.

s: That was very diplomatic of you. I want to thank everyone that took those few minutes out of their weeks to laugh, cry, or bleed from the eyes at this Frankenstein’s Monster we’ve released upon the world. Every minute of it was educational for me, or at least very interesting.

N: What she said. Starting this project was mostly an experiment that came from the desire to practice and learn. It has become much more successful than we originally anticipated and we thank everyone for that success.

s: You mean ‘succexy’. ‘Cuz that’s what we are.

N:

the first, but in the end, the summary on the back of the book still ap- plies to all of these couples.

s: Yes, in the end, most of ‘relationship’ is about understanding people, and when you can’t, giving the effort to continue trying. Every character in these chapters is very different from every other one, and I hope you readers have gotten the message that it’s possible for very different people to get along, and maybe even get along well.

N: That was profound.

s: Everything I say is profound. Pineapple bat.

N: The best kind of bat. Once again, thanks to everyone for sticking through the end, and we hope you follow some of our newer projects as well! If you want to know what is up, then check out the honeysyn site, where we will occasionally put up news.

http://www.honeysyn.net

To everyone who has read this far, we hope you get very good medical attention soon. We love you.

Right.

Well, we know this volume had a very different tone from

Autobrig (Nuu and schumie)

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