World of Warcraft: A tale of two raccoons

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I was farting around in Mists of Pandaria — pretty area, although after a little bit I wasn’t feeling the storyline. Maybe there’s something about quasi-mystical arrogant pandas that’s a personal turn-off, I don’t know.

Anyway, I was briefly amused by a series of early flashback missions which, for whatever reason, involved a subplot where a Dwarf named Sully started getting attached to the local raccoons. As a fellow pet-lover, I can identify.

The first one he got was named Gizmo. Gremlins for life, yo!

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But Gizmo’s life was tragically cut short by friendly sniper fire. Oh, the pathos!

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Happily, Sully got over this crushing disappointment in about two seconds, as he adopted another raccoon named Socks.

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Unfortunately, on the next assignment, an angry Pandaran witch cast a spell and Socks darted between Sully. Bravest act I ever did see.

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…and he was promptly turned into a jade statue. SOCKS! NOOOOOO!

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The sniper who shot Gizmo was not as sympathetic as you might expect. Have some heart, woman!

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Meanwhile, Sully went on an explosive rampage, blowing up dozens of bad guys. Seems like a fair trade for the lives of two heroic raccoons.

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2 thoughts on “World of Warcraft: A tale of two raccoons

  1. Dobablo August 4, 2016 / 4:22 am

    Amber didn’t kill Gizmo. CURSE YOU HELLSCREAM!!!!

  2. Llokki August 5, 2016 / 8:56 pm

    I remember that quest…one of the more memorable ones for me. I still have the jade raccoon trinket in my bank because I can’t bear to part with it.

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