|Saturday, December 27, 2008|
|Panel 1: In
the title panel of this Sunday-style colour comic, a shoe labelled "by
Kari Maaren" is about to step on a patch of ice labelled "West of
Panel 2: In the Davies College lobby, Rahim is on crutches. Frankie approaches him.
Frankie: Wow, look at you. Skiing accident?
Near a brick wall, Steve talks to Rahim.
Steve: Went skiing on break, did you?
Panel 4: In the basement, Stella notices the crutches.
Stella: Oh, hey, tough one. You ski a lot?
Panel 5: In Marie's favourite basement nook, Rahim is sitting on the couch, reading, his crutches beside him. Wendy stands in front of him.
Wendy: Ouch! Did you do that skiing?
Panel 6: In the quadrangle, it's snowing. Rahim passes Morgan, who is smoking.
Morgan: Fell down skiing, eh?
Panel 7: Rahim and Marie are sitting on Marie's bed.
Rahim: ...And then I go, "No, I slipped in a parking lot." Shortly thereafter, the laughter begins.
Marie: Fancy that.
Alt-Text: This sort of thing happens to me a lot. I once ended up with a seriously infected hand after I scraped my knuckles against a wall. In fact, I don't believe I've ever had a glamorous accident; I'm always hurting myself by walking down a hallway or falling off a chair.