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Comic #2490

1 Alvissa: So anyone anywhere near these mountains is going to be engulfed in a vast gout of flame?
1 Kyros: That's the idea.
2 {Death of Insanely Overpowered Fireballs manifests}
3 Alvissa: I was wondering when you'd get here.
4 Death of Insanely Overpowered Fireballs: I CAN'T BE EVERYWHERE AT ONCE.

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I wonder why it's mostly just flame that comes in gouts.

Apparently a "gout" is supposed to be just a drop or a splash, but it sounds like a lot more. I suspect the meaning is in the process of shifting, since most people seem to use it these days to mean a huge burst, not a small spurt.


2023-10-07 Rerun commentary: Apparently blood comes in gouts too. Where it probably makes more sense that it's relatively small splashes or spurts, rather than huge, vast plumes of fluid.

At least hopefully. Eww.

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