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GND202- Diva-ine Intervention by Pika-la-Cynique GND202- Diva-ine Intervention by Pika-la-Cynique
Sing it, Sarah: DESTINY, DESTINY, NO ESCAPING THAT FOR ME!
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Really, you're getting ever so worked up and botherated about such a wee thing. Leaving the Fail-field to take a trek through Jareth's dominion? Guiding Luna through the Labyrinth? Piece of cakeStroll in the park...


(... Are there any classic operas that manage to pull off a Screw Destiny motion successfully...?)


(Nope, no Clucktoberfest Speshul I'm afraid - I'm all too busy and got caught out by schedule slip and since I will be out of ambit next week I preferred advancing plot matters.)


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

Christine [Phantom of the Opera] (c) Leroux and Webber
Sarah, Jareth, goblins [Labyrinth] (c) Lucas, Froud, Henson; Connelly&Bowie
Luna Lovegood, DA, Death Eaters, Nargles [Harry Potter] (c) JKRowling and WB
Skeep (c) ~Lixxle

Based on the original Roommates comic by *AsheRhyder
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:icondrawingislikedancing:
DrawingIsLikeDancing Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2015  Hobbyist
my heart is warmed by the continued Harry Potter references <3 *deep.contented.sigh* (: go Christine btw...
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QuantumBranching Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015
I see the 4th Wall in this comic as a few charred, knee-high lumps of masonry protruding from the ground like broken teeth... :)
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:iconpika-la-cynique:
Pika-la-Cynique Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015  Professional General Artist
:)
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:iconfighting-dreamers-94:
This is going to get entertaining..... fast. XD
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:iconlilmisspeppy:
LilMissPeppy Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Student Digital Artist
She called their bluff.
Great going, Christine.
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Igenlode Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Just a little tactless of Christine to pull a "some people are trying to study here" when it was she who was responsible for summoning Jareth onto the scene in the first place, with entirely predictable consequences, quarrel- and volume-wise...!

Does Luna actually need to touch the Snorkacks in person (i.e. visit the Labyrinth) for her thesis? Couldn't Sarah fob her off with a remote-controlled observation through the mirror...? I suppose not, once she knows the alternative's on offer.

Jareth appears very surprised at the idea that anyone might want to visit the Labyrinth.
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Crazykitty2222 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wha's a nargale?
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NikiMaweird Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you Christine! :hug:
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:iconkyndsie:
Kyndsie Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
*In suitable voice-over tones*
Today, on the re-read...

Please notice a goblin's failed attempt to touch, grab, chew, or otherwise chew some belong of Luna Lovegood's. Please further notice that while the two goblins who were not thrilled to see the Goblin King (in all of his glittery, tight-pantsed glory) appear have disappeared by the end of the comic, Skeep is still there. Skeep is, unequivocally a fan of the King, and is also quite impressed with Christine's hair. Skeep is, however, sufficiently scared of spelling-out-the-path-of-Destiny!Christine that the goblin shifts position to HIDE behind the sofa.

And, really, all Christine wants to do is to get back to studying for whatever major paper / exam it is that she's got coming up. Because otherwise, how has she not twigged to the shift in Jareth-Sarah dynamic? :D

Seriously, though... what is that of Luna's that that one goblin is trying to grab?
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Pika-la-Cynique Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013  Professional General Artist
I'm not sure the shift is that obvious to an outside viewer here? Seems like the fairly usual Irate Sarah/Smug Jareth-ness, and Christine can tell a plothook that won't be fobbed off...

Her wand. Although it might be attracted by the smell of the large piece of fruitcake also in that pocket.
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Kyndsie Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Ah... so Christine isn't as firmly attached to wearing her shipping goggles as I am. Makes sense. She's (quite in-characterly) more aware and willing to be part of the "contrived plot progession". That works.

Ahhhh! Both make very good sense. Thanks!
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Withdrawn-Moonsilver Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013
Luna has always been my favorite Cloud Cuckoolander, and I just love her in that last panel. It's so perfectly . . . Luna.
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etile Featured By Owner May 5, 2013
nice also lol destiny song
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ErikasGunsNRoses Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Student General Artist
I wonder if anyone's brought this up, but.....
I thought it funny when Christine says "Nowhere Fast".
A song from a cheesy 80's B movie entitled "Streets of Fire" has a song with the title "Nowhere Fast" in the beginning of it. It's a really great movie, and has an excellent soundtrack, if anyone gets the chance to watch it.
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mayaegyptkezi Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013
Yay young frankenstein! and you go Christine!
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RoseAnDarkholm Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
jarreth *poof!* loves that
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hippiewitch27 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Student Writer
I love the Young Frankenstein reference...
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:iconorangehuskie:
OrangeHuskie Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
XD i love Luna! "...did you know you have a nargle on your ceiling?"
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:iconperigwen-f0ab:
Perigwen-f0ab Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Young Frankenstein!!!!!!!! Yay!!!!!!!!
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:iconshocky09:
shocky09 Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Student Filmographer
Lol Young Frankenstein quote is win. XD
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:iconpika-la-cynique:
Pika-la-Cynique Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Professional General Artist
Always.
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:iconbugeishakyasarin:
BugeishaKyasarin Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love "Young Frankenstein". It always makes me giggle.
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ToriOzera Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012
Sarah made an Erik anger face in that last panel there, i could just picture him! XD
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xXTasukisDestinyXx Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012
Cake is a lie so there shall be no piece... and I can't name any park that has a swamp of forbidden stench on display, not at the top of my head anyway ;)
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LittleNjo Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
~comes back from vacation~ awwwwe.... where's the nextt ooooneee...
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Gabonri Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012
i love luna in the first panel. shes still quintessentially luna, but at the same, she looks like post-hogwarts grown up luna. lovely!
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Pika-la-Cynique Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Professional General Artist
:meow: Ta.
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:iconfurball1:
Furball1 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
LOL, and the goblin on the couch is like "PLEASE LADY DON' EAT ME!" Love it!
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GingerDarkness Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
I'm with the little goblin hiding behind the couch...

Dang, Christine, you scary!
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turtletotem Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012
Not only does this plot twist bode well (or poorly, which is the same thing), but can I just say how much I love that last panel, artistically? Sarah's expression, the curls in Christine's hair, the goblin peeking over the couch, the way Luna's looking up... They're just all more-than-usually beautiful.
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Pika-la-Cynique Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Professional General Artist
Aww, thanks. :meow:
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JRGodwin Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012
I'm really curious to know what Jareth does with his copious free time. Everyone else has school or jobs, and Jareth doesn't seem to pop back Underground except only on the occasions he needs to stop a chikkin rebellion. What's he do with his life besides break into other people's kitchens to make himself tea?
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Cimorine90 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012
oh man, I can't WAIT for the next one! :squee: SOOO FUUUUUNN!!!!!!
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RaRaRogers Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This question came to me in the shower, and has probably already been answered, but how does Jareth pay for his apartment? Eric has a job, Christine and Sarah are going to school. Does he barter with dreams? Hawk glitter at the local craft store? Re-sell his outfits at that one clothing exchange store that has suddenly become very popular with Goths and Glams?
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nimravid Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012
Conjure up money with a christal? ;)
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:iconrararogers:
RaRaRogers Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
LOL. I think just making money out of thin air would be against some code. As a king, I'm sure he's wealthy, but I always figured he was wealthy by the way of goblins, with all the lost socks and "leftovers in the back of the fridge you were going to eat but could never find" he could ever desire. Perhaps the answer lies there. Perhaps he has accesses to all the worlds holey pockets and the lost money revenue therewith.
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nimravid Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012
I'm not sure whether Jareth lives by any code :p He could also pay with goblin gold (the kind that disappears after a day...), or maybe just confiscate the room by right of royalty or something :p
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Mali-chan Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconfblikeplz:
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AneiDoru Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012
Chris, you make Skeep scared D:
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:iconcessatia:
CessaTia Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012
I simply adore Luna. :heart:
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PrincessOtaku778 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
XD Jareth's face at the end :giggle:
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SyrenaV Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012
I think Luna is going to be my favorite part of this. XD
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ButterflyPigment Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Whoa...I've finally caught up...and I'm all sad. :(
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alpnorman Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012
Now, Christine, in all fairness, Jareth's response _was_ rather sedate and diplomatic. By Jareth-standards, anyway.

-Albert
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Pika-la-Cynique Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012  Professional General Artist
Smirking in a slightly gloaty fashion was not, however. But you're right - lets just say Chistine is pre-empting his bargaining a little too hard and personal for the favour.
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MicSmitty Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ahh, I love visits from Luna!! :D
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net-and-tinsel-gown Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012
AHAHAHAHAHA
I keep commenting in all caps, yes, but it's just so damn AWESOME. The world will finally see what Crumple-Horned Snorkacks look like, Luna as tourist in the Labyrinth, much upcoming Sarah/Jareth interaction if not banter... YAAAAY! *Kermit flail*

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I wanna be a StarKid Actress!
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ValentineNights Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Is anyone else being impatient for the next couple of pages? I have my squee locked and loaded.
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Mystika91 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
My "squee" already slipped on [link]
:giggle: lol
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cl329 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012
I just wanted to say that I absolutely love Skeep's face in the background of the last panel. Christine's tirade freaked him out! Lol.
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