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You know we had to do the awkward Western handshake joke. It was just a matter of when.

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  • KungFuKlobber

    “He wants you to pull ALL his fingers!”

    • suburban_samurai

      Maybe they can haggle it down to only three pulled fingers.

  • Sunwu


    • suburban_samurai


  • Mike

    He’s not a barbarian! He’s a refined gentleman who… happens to make money by selling tools knowing they are going to be used to kill lots of people. Well, at least he gets a D12 hit dice.

    • Sunwu

      Genchu’s diplomacy skills are greater than his disguise

    • suburban_samurai

      Ricardo’s moral compass is unquestionable!

  • Sam Zalereth

    Genchu’s fisherman disguise is a complete success. Now he can fool any Wataro 100% effectively……or not.

    • yomi

      Well… nobles don’t look long at a peasant fishermen… now that he’s been promoted to translator though, they might look longer… it was nice of Genchu to want to help with translating, but it was also stupid to show his skills, now he’s in danger of being discovered!

      • Thiago Kurovski

        Genchu has an arms dealer and several deadly religious men on his side. Nothing can beat him now!

    • suburban_samurai

      Genchu is a master of disguise! You’ll see why in the not too distant future.

    • MoveAlongCitizen

      Not all of them. Just mini-bosses and below.

  • Hfar

    A wise move, considering that hand probably hasn’t been washed once in the umpteen months that guy’s been at sea. And if it was washed, we probably don’t want to know in what.

    • suburban_samurai


  • Have a rock

    Unspoken message from Gencu’s translating services: “Wash your hands first baka gaijin.”

  • Johannes Hjortshøj

    Awkward culture clash at it’s finest.

    • suburban_samurai

      My favorite kind of culture clash!

  • charles81

    Should have spat in it first hu?

    • suburban_samurai

      OH MAN, I wish we’d thought of that! Would’ve made the attempted handshake about 50x funnier.

      • charles81

        Hmmm, yeah, to edit it now you’d have to either shuffle panels or make that 2nd last one a movement panel showing a blur double movement from spit to offer.

        The page still works awesomely as is IMHO

  • JavaBeanJohnny

    SFX: forth panel, shake?
    Fifth panel, no

    • suburban_samurai

      Okay, now I’m just super tempted to put that in there.

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      • JavaBeanJohnny

        So muh yes

  • ExPaladin

    Did I just hear an interpreter being referred to as a translator?!

    *Translation student triggered*

    • MoveAlongCitizen

      How DARE this Medieval Japanese ambassador be incorrect in his term usage!

  • Frank Royce Harr

    And just how awkward.

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