Looks like there is someone else wants to join the party …

 

And that’s it for this year! As announced, the next two weekends will consist of some filler art … and then we’ll return to chapter seven in the new year on 2022-01-09!

↓ Transcript
<Somewhere northwards, Ki'i'Mar is meditating>
---
Ki'iMar: Oh my ... now it's DEFINITELY awake.
---
Ki'i'Mar: Could those idiots down south really have achieved that?
---
Ki'i'Mar: Hm. We might have to ACTUALLY HURRY if we want to reach it before HER ...
---
<We pan down south ... much further south than we ever have and get a glimpse of a baroc sitting on a throne>
---
The Serpent Empress: ... K'THESS.