The captain stands in a trance as an alien shakes his hand. An ensign frets nearby.
Alien: I am your alien half sister, separated from you during the asteroid war.
Ensign: But I thought you were MY sister!
Alien: Obviously that was a trick to get me closer to the captain. If you’ll just let me erase those fake memories…
Ensign: But I want a sister. Now I have to call security on you.
Alien: Okay, calm down, I can be the sister for both of you. Just stay quiet about –
Captain: I can remember being in the asteroid war! Sister, how could I have forgotten you?
Ensign: And me too! I’m your sister’s brother.
Captain: Amazing! Let’s all spend time together, just the three of us!
Alien sister puts her head in her hands.
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Comments on Relationship Retcon Part 2
🤔 Hmm… Do I sense a connection between these two comics and recent articles on this site, or am I imagining it…?
If so, it’s coincidence, since I actually wrote this comic last summer. Bunny held onto it awhile so she would have a quick second comic when she was busy.
She now has two siblings, whether she wants it or not … LOL.
Great one again, Bunny and Chris!
She is half sister of half the galaxy. Welcome home James Tiberius Kirk’s daughter.
A sequel! What a twist! :D I love the alien design, it’s so neat!
Could you do one about the ‘magical team pet’ that shows up a lot in video games [and sometimes anime] that contributes very little and is otherwise usually annoying as heck?
I find that this happens in a lot of works that want to explore darker topics at some points while still allowing them to lighten the tone as need be, which helps keep the audience who prefers a lighter tone when the story gets darker. That said, the mood dissonance can be jarring or kill the atmosphere at times. Because such characters tend to be popular for certain traits unique to them in the work, they often get flanderized to the point of becoming polarizing.
Hmmm… the issue is that I don’t generally play video games, so I don’t think I’m familiar enough with this one. There are some bad animal companions in non-interactive stories I might be able to make fun of.
What’s next, their shared sibling has a half-brother who murdered the Space Captain’s actual sister?
Someone needs to write a novel about it!
So, the alien was a spy, after all.
Although, this being a sequel was probably the biggest twist.
Also, love the karma. She manipulated the memories of a lonely ensign, and must now live with the consequences.