Jon (thinking): They say a lot of things about Sir Integral Fairbrook Wingates Hellsing. She’s spoken with angels and won in hand-to-hand combat with demons. Vampires beg to be allowed to serve her rather than die by her hand. Trees and plants tel her their secrets. Most of which have to do with soil quality… Continue reading Chapter 5 Page 01
Integra: You’ll know more about the operations of your news media than I do, but this is the information currently in their hands. A vampire attack was intercepted at 513 West 54th Street, better known as the studio of The Colbert Report. The area has been cleared, and several victims transferred to a secure facility,… Continue reading Chapter 5 Page 02
No subtitle on this one. Just a vampire, his life partner, and a flower. Based on a manga splash image of Rip holding her musket.
These days, Seras is actually more comfortable and relaxed with her shadow-arm out. Squeezing it back into human-arm-shape feels like wrapping it in gauze and duct-taping it to her side. Integra: Do you feel well enough to stand? Jon: Uh…I could give it a shot. Integra: Good. Seras. the IV. Jon: Is it safe to… Continue reading Chapter 5 Page 04
Jon (thinking): Is it morning yet? Feels like morning… [creak] Sirens? Speaker: …bring any injured to the nearest school, post office, or hospital for treatment. Attention New Yor… Jon (thinking): I guess that means we won. Speaker: …keep calm and remain in sunlight. Please b… Jon (present-day): If I could have chosen one day of… Continue reading Chapter 5 Page 05
Integra: The City of New York offered complimentary trauma counseling for everyone in the affected areas. Did you take advantage of it? Jon: Sat through the first screening. They said I was “low priority” and offered to put me on a waiting list. So I decided not to bother. Besides, they say it’s therapeutic if… Continue reading Chapter 5 Page 06
Belated nod to the fact that, yes, this is a spouse-free AU. Integra: How’s your relationship with your family? Jon: Could be worse. They don’t know about Stephen, if that’s what you mean. Integra: How about your love life? Are you sleeping with anyone? Jon: That’s kind of a personal question, isn’t it, Sir Hellsing?… Continue reading Chapter 5 Page 07
Meanwhile, back at the lab… (Layout is stolen from an homage to The Powerpuff Girls Doujinshi.) Seras: Stephen… Stephen: Jon? Jon!! Come out of there! Stephen: He’s safe. Now, Stephen, please — [gnaw gnaw] Stephen, just listen to me! [GLOM] Stephen: Hey!! Let him go! Seras: In a minute! I need to talk to you.
In which Seras ditches the tiny nurse uniform for something more concealing. (Much to her honey’s dismay.) Seras: Hold him still, honey. Stephen…it’s about the vampire who turned you. Your sire. We have him on record as killed by an Iscariot. Do you know if that’s true? Stephen: Did you miss that part of my… Continue reading Chapter 5 Page 09
Stephen: Was any of that code for “can we jam a sharp stake into your tender bits”? What’s the catch? Seras: No catch. Stephen: I killed a man! Am I supposed to believe you’re going to let that slide? Seras: You lost control. We have the resources to keep you fed, so it won’t happen… Continue reading Chapter 5 Page 10