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Anachronism, money and kicking it John A-style

In the forum, the recent use of a vaguely John Allison-like style has sparked some discussion! The topic has already drifted to, of all things, the economics of the comic's fictional universe:

From BCWolf:

gwalla wrote:
the "bag of loot" with the modern Euro symbol on it.

Actually, that temporal inconsistency bothered me -- we're set in the Dark Ages, that symbol won't be a glint in anyone's eye for a millenia yet. Granted, you're writing for a modern audience, but still... it's as jarring as having them whip out a cell phone and ordering a DVD.

Read my answer, and the ensuing discussion in the thread.


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