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(Jon sez:)

Your Writer: Jon Kilgannon "If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle." --Sun Tzu

Benjamin and Caprice have now learned the name of their opponent, which is the first step on the road to truly knowing him. Whether they know themselves is left as an exercise for the reader.

By the way, I recommend reading Sun Tzu's The Art of War when you have some time on your hands. It's not a long work, and it's lots of fun. It has a reputation as a dry read, but any book is worthwhile if it has passages like: "To lift an autumn hair is no sign of great strength; to see the sun and moon is no sign of sharp sight; to hear the noise of thunder is no sign of a quick ear." Businesspeople are told to read the book as a manual on the art of decisive action in the marketplace, but I find it to be just as satisfying if taken as a work of literature.

(Mark sez:)

Your Artist: Mark Sachs Uhm... I watched I, Robot on DVD this evening. That Will Smith is really something, huh?

Administrative note: Due to impending personal travel it's possible that Monday's comic may have to be delayed to Monday night (or, knowing me, early Tuesday morning.) Further bulletins as events warrant.