Absolutely nothing there states that the rune acts as some sort of GPS and allows T to know where the carpet is and whether or not it is moving, so all Tarquin would even know is "The OOTS is to the Southwest" or whatever direction they went.
Goodness! Tarquin can figure out how long it takes to fly to Windy Canyon. Tarquin should notice OOTS took somewhat longer to get there. Maybe they went out for sushi, or maybe they retrieved their Big Gun.
As for Z vs. archers, there's really not much more to say except to remind y'all that Z had more than a day to prepare spells and deliberately chose to take those that let him take out the weaker character instead of the stronger one. If you want to believe that Z is now able to take on Haley face-to-face, well I sincerely hope we see it.
The race is not always to the swift nor the contest to the strong, but that's the way to bet.
Now, you're not wrong, per se, but Stoneskin was a bad example. Forcecage would have served you better.
Blackwing purchased the diamond dust. (I wonder how he carried it, given that the jar was about the same size as himself.) While it was most recently seen in Durkon's possession, it's possible that V had the jar at the time he fought Z in the EOB capital, and that he had pocketed enough of it to cast Stoneskin; we didn't see him throwing the dust on himself as Durkon threw it on the corpses when Raising, but it's possible he didn't need to do that in order to target himself, he could have just held the diamond dust and granite in one hand and absorbed them in the casting or something. We don't really see enough to be sure whether the Giant enforced the M-component requirement on that spell or not.
The Atlas is also goofy but it has that whole "Stay Puft Marshmallow Man" menacing smile thing going for it. The guy who drew that one up was obviously taken to the Nutcracker when he was a child... and he was screaming in terror the entire time.
Originally Posted by Enterti, Cogidubnus
Glyphstone, out of all the playground I think you scare me the most...