Prequel and side stories to the main plot of Order of the Stick, about the citizens of Azure City.
How Lien and O-Chul became paladins -- Lien's being shorter and lighter. Mr. Scruffy, the period just before we see Belkar get him. Therkla having a job for her master when she really wants to read a book, with a sweet moment. Kazumi and Daigo trying to help someone on the island where the citizens escaped to.
Some interesting backstory and some good adventure.