This was a fun strip to build a lead-up with, leaving readers wondering where it was going.
And in re-reading this, i find my choice of books charming and perplexing. What on earth was I thinking? Cathay by Ezra Pound? Strange.
I think the thing about bubbles is that you really need to play with them or have someone else running around playing with them. Bubbles alone are not a game. Or not much of one.
Then again, i never understood the whole concept of playing very well.