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GND-Speshul -Midsummer Madness by Pika-la-Cynique GND-Speshul -Midsummer Madness by Pika-la-Cynique
In which a certain famous literary work is spoofed, the English language is mangled, all a Goblin King's genre-savviness is to no avail, and slashers are gently mocked.

As credited above, this idea was all thanks to a brilliant suggestion by *Skyen , and a few lines are lifted straight from that wacky ol'Bill Shakes. I kinda missed the June 21st proper date fo posting this, but nevermind that.

I'll willingly admit I'm drawing heavily from Neil Gaiman's depiction of the Puck in The Sandman - where the "merry wanderer of the night" is rather a "psychotic menace to life and limbs, more like...". And while I wouldn't do it in a straighter fic, I can't help but think that GND-Jareth, what with his mummy issues and his (nearly) ever-Failerriffic adventures in the Building... isn't frankly about to inspire fear and respect in the Puck, who's an irreverent trickster even at his best...


This is a work of fanart and solely intended for shits and giggles. Not mine, not making money from it.

Crowley and Aziraphale (c) Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
Sarah and Jareth (c) Lucas, Froud, Henson; Connelly and Bowie
Christine and Erik (c) Leroux and Webber
Javert and Eponine (c) Hugo, Boublil, Schonberg, and Kretzmer.
James Norrington (c) Disney, Bruckheimer, Verbinski
Mrs Lovett and Sweeney Todd (c) Sondheim, Burton, Depp, Bonham-Carter
Legorlando (c) Peter Jackson, NewLine, Orlando Bloom and (distantly) Tolkien
Dread Creature of the Cave of Caerbannock, aka Bunny (c) Monty Python
Recognizable quotes and plot pilfered from William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream

Based on the original Roommates comic by *AsheRhyder
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ThWHiddlestoner Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Sweeney and Mrs.Lovett are kissing!! FREE flying hearts Icon  but best of all is that Sweeney is holding a bunny X3 Emote :eeeee: 
NightShadow13 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014
Damn, makes you want to see what would happen if Puck HAD done what Jareth asked *eyebrow waggle*
LilMissPeppy Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Student Digital Artist
The one saying "Lo!" looks like Puck from Gargoyles. :)
Cute! I like it a lot! :heart:
Philyra2 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Omg, I love this so much!  I thought I had seen all the GND episodes but I keep stumbling across more speshuls!  Yay!
Irrissa-cicero Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer

I'm gonna need a whole favorite folder called GND. Lovin' this!

NikiMaweird Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh my god! Are Sweeney and Nell (Mrs. Lovett) kissing in the backround! Now I can die in peace.
ArsGratiaAmoris Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013
Take thou note that Legolas' speech be ever unchange'd. Forsooth this scribbling hath humour in its fibre.
MajikcalMischief Featured By Owner May 24, 2013  Student General Artist
Is that a Jepoine reference? Do some Valvert next!
Kyndsie Featured By Owner May 19, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I am totally LOVING the shadow effect in Panel 1. Seriously, it helps Jareth try to convey a Suitably Dramatic moment of Importance (or somesuch).

:happybounce: Goblin King trying to look / sound bored, but really hiding that latent optimistic streak.
Pika-la-Cynique Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013  Professional General Artist
That was how Skyen sold the notion to me, really. Because I was like, Fail-Field + Puck + crossover with a story that is already a comedy of errors, how did Jareth even consider such a terrible idea? and he had the unarguable rejoinder that as far as Jareth's concerned, he has no more that the usual to lose and it's always worth a shot.
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