Updated on 2018-02-24: Oh dear does Katharina look tired in the 4th panel. But I guess she has a right to, after that week …

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Halen: And then, a century ago, when Arthimus founded our great guild, he asked those strong men from Soaleywyn if he and his colleagues were allowed to stay here and study in peace, far away from your nosy human kingdom.
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Halen: Those men agreed, many of them returning home, happy to still have an outpost full of expendable people to warn them about incoming threats from the jungle.
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Katharina: <takes a look around> Soo ... I take it those mages here have profitted a lot from the guild gaining power in Goldhaven?
Halen: Indeed. Gregor - Master Peck - told me how he was THERE when it all happened, and how he came here afterwards.
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Halen: With HIS help, and the support from Goldhaven, Serpent's End has become the big mages' city you see now.
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Halen: Backstown is no match to it. Trust me, sweetie.
Katharina: Wow ...