Commencement: Chapter Seven, Page Twenty-Five

Jireen looks less and less pleased, unlike Tondelayo, who looks like she’s harboring a little secret.

Jireen retrieves Aloysius and leads him away from Tondelayo.

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Commencement: Chapter Seven, Page Twenty-Four

A single-panel, full-color page, as befits the birth of a goddess.

A giant spider is born out of the husk of Cleo Mount.

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And what happens next might not be so nice, though I suppose it all depends on one’s perspective.

Cleo sucks Ulu dry, then begins to transform.

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Commencement: Chapter Seven, Page Sixteen

I mean seriously. Owning a McMansion? It would almost be better to be fed to a shark.

Cleo explains further that she seeks to escape being human.

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Cleo looks into her would-be human future and sees unspeakable darkness. Or rather, corporate employment and daily commuting, which amounts to pretty much the same thing.

Cleo looks into her future and doesn't like what she sees.

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Commencement: Chapter Seven, Page Fourteen

Cleo knows how to be cool, in more ways than one.

Gorgeous naked Cleo takes a shower under a waterfall.

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Commencement: Chapter Seven, Page Twelve

If I were in the position of Aloysius or Jireen, I might find this a somewhat nervous moment. Happily, all is well.

Aloysius and Jireen are introduced to Tondelayo's people.

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Commencement: Chapter Seven, Page Eleven

It’s an understandably warm welcome for Cleo.

Cleo is warmly welcomed back by the Wise Woman.

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