Like the thing with the calendar, I tried to not pinpoint exactly where the locations of the comic lie. There is a map of the world, actually, but it does not have Backstown, Khalia, Blackshire or Serpent’s End on it ;)

But thinking harder about it, had Katharina known she was supposed to go to Serpent’s End, she probably wouldn’t have taken a faster route, but rather a safer and more comfortable one …


Updated on 2017-11-05: Ah, yes, I already have trouble explaining where real places are, not to mention fictional ones …

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Katharina: But ... why didn't you mention that I'm sent to Serpent's End and not here? I could have taken a shorter, direct route. <quieter> Although I have bad experiences with shortcuts ...
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Master Coumi: I ... wanted to make sure I have a chance to talk to you before you go down there, Miss Grauch. There was something ... strange about Master Peck's message ...
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Katharina: Well ... you could have told me to stop by before going on, at least I would have known ... <hesitates> ... wait, what did you say? Strange? What did you mean?
Master Coumi: You know, Miss Grauch ... Serpent's End lies close to the first outliers of the Great Jungle ...
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Master Coumi: ... the journey from here to there is a good week, but not without any danger. I'd advise you to hire an experienced guide, by the way.
Katharina: Great ...
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Master Coumi: From Beckstown to here, it's another long journey ... how long exactly?
Katharina: Over a month now. Please, Master Coumi, I don't know what you're trying to tell me ...