Well, looks like it's Japan's turn to need some help.
Did she always wear glasses?!?
Ok, panel 1 = win!
But panel 4 = even winner!!
I must be the least magical of everyone, I have, on multiple occasions, walked into automatic doors (not through, faceplanted into) even after someone else had just waled through it. I must be stealthy, or at least all up until the loud "thud".
also, Automatic toilets (not the urinals) freak me out.
Friggin' is a bad word? You've got to be fucking kidding me.
Of all things in this one, it;s that last little bit. "I'll call my autobiography "Fighting Dirty"' that I enjoyed. I had almost missed it, but then caught it before clicking the next button and it brought it all together for me even better. :3
Arthur was a smart man, but he couldn't factor in the inhibiting factor of probability.
This is plain fact, if you win big at a lotto or make a one in a million shot or go multiple platinum, there is exactly NO guarantee the next time will be as good.
when someone succeeds overwhelmingly, however, those that loved it hope, ppray, then EXPECT the success to continue. Life.. isn't like that. His novels come off as explorations of what happens if humanity starts rolling lucky sevens all the time.
Arthur C. Clarke is a smart, well-planning, wonderful writer. But his visions are, by the aforementioned.. rather unlikely.