Comic 434 - Enter the Hospital
27th Nov 2016, 12:10 AM in A Few Days First
Enter the Hospital
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Here we go!
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Anborn (Guest) edit delete reply
I really like this page.
Lyon edit delete reply
Brilliant; love the pacing. I'm curious about what connotations 'doing whatever makes her happy' entails. This does answer why the surgery was pushed up, both her condition in it's state and the availability of lungs (presumably from someone who had just died).
Greeb (Guest) edit delete reply
I'm super curious about this because transplants aren't generally *scheduled* events by their very nature. I mean, you can't really schedule a live donor to die at a certain time in the future. So either she's going full cyborg with artificial lungs, or they grew her new ones...

...And the later option could be pretty morally ambiguous...
klondike (Guest) edit delete reply
Maybe they have been happily donated by certain terrorist :P
damastech (Guest) edit delete reply
I think at this point they'd have some way to cultivate organs, and a donor became "available," thus "moved up"
...(RockB) edit delete reply
They should be able to clone lungs in that society. They are nearly able to do it now. (In the meantime: 3D-printed tissue. I think that already works with certain organs, ones that do not need specialized cells.) Of course the cloning still needs time...
Sheela edit delete reply
It does beg the question, where does the lungs come from ?

Her mother ?
Greeb (Guest) edit delete reply
Ideally, you'd want the grown transplant to come from someone with the same DNA, to limit the risk of rejection.
Sheela edit delete reply
Aw, so fragile and all out of steam.
So unlike the usual Alis that we know.
Zombie Pancake edit delete reply
She's never looked this vulnerable before...
cattservant edit delete reply
Bedside manners!
Jeyne (Guest) edit delete reply
Man, the pacing is off the charts since the boat trip, so many random things happening one after another. Seems like you want to bring the comic to an end as soon as possible.
marmelmm edit delete reply
D'aww! Sleeping Alis is ky00t.
The Saprophyte (Guest) edit delete reply
Stuff, another fine product from Bristol-Myers Squibb.
Miao edit delete reply
Floofy Alis is Floofy!!!!

My heart hurts.
Secretkeeper626 (Guest) edit delete reply
"I have an anesthesiologist to punch, so it's up to you" Alis's Mom 2016
ColdFusion (Guest) edit delete reply
oh man oh man oh man oh man
oh man you guys. lung transplant.