Well, this one's pretty talky. Am happy with it, though - I like Sareena getting some back-and-forth with Raymond, and do think the conversation as it progresses does kind of continue to help tie this chapter together, as well as tie it into some things before this.
Since this scene does still have a bit more to it, not a whole lot to say here. Chapter ends in two weeks, though - hope everyone enjoys the remainder of it!
I tried to make Sareena really pouty in this sequence, like a kid who's not getting her way. It's not any sort of subtle slam on the character, I just thought it'd be sorta cute and fit in with the princess background. Given she was the baby of the family I could sorta see her acting a little more immature around her brother.
That and I draw Alex and Jake in Wright as Rayne and Blue Blood Heroes respectively looking really bitter and thoughtful when they're talking (though in Alex's case he's got a real good reason to be and I don't think he's like that normally) so thought I'd shake things up a bit.
Though it doesn't matter that much since aside from the first panel the poutiness doesn't come through that much.
Why is it that aside from that one little square in the corner of the first page of the Rebus filler nobody seems to be addressing the fact that Alex Rayne has been MIA since the night of August 26?
There is an explanation for that, but there hasn't been much of a convenient time to bring it up in-story yet. It's officially explained in the next chapter, but long and short of it, a shapeshifter within Eighth Sin made some calls to people Alex would know, collaborated by John, to tell them he had to rush to Europe for a family emergency.