I know there's a plot hole around how Arcadia died (as much as anyone can "die" in Polyopolis), but I wanted to get the story moving along. This was another reason I kept delaying it; I couldn't think of a good time or method for that to happen. But she did it to herself, to demonstrate how immortal she is (not knowing that someone had changed the program on her).

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If I were going back to make this into a real story, I'd have her do it after she learns that people are catching on to how she didn't actually invent anything. She'd use it as a quick escape from a group of Polypolitans who're starting to ask too many questions (even so I'm not clear on exactly what she does).

But this is a daily sketch journal, not a longform illustrated short story, so I figured I'd draw the parts I felt inspired to.

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