Critical Role solid member Marisha Ray wished her costar, Sam Riegel, a not-so-smiley day in a cheeky alternate on social media forward of the Dungeons & Dragons marketing campaign’s extremely anticipated subsequent installment.
Ray, dismissed from the game desk after her character Laudna died throughout final week’s session, posted a behind-the-scenes picture on Twitter that confirmed her flipping off the monitor as Riegel drank from his signature cartoonish canteen. Riegel provides rotating messages and inside jokes in regards to the marketing campaign on his outsized flask every week, and this previous week’s gag included an try and console Ray and Laudna followers.
On a sheet of printer paper, Riegel typed “it’s gonna be OKAY,” including the determined qualifiers “I think” and “I hope,” alongside a field of tissues. With Campaign 3’s adventuring celebration Bells Hells scrambling to discover a method again for the fan-favorite Laudna, Riegel’s sentiment has been echoed by many within the Critter group. However, recent off her character’s dying, Ray might solely supply a stern center finger to Riegel, whose character Fresh Cut Grass already harbors a wholesome worry of birds.
Riegel fired again on Twitter, writing, “Do I know you? Oh wait weren’t you on the show for a while…?” While the social media back-and-forth between the 2 Dungeons & Dragons gamers was all in good enjoyable, it might be the one supply of banter between the 2 followers have till Ray returns to the desk. The lingering query is whether or not Ray will rejoin the Bells Hells as Laudna or one other character.
Keyleth, Ray’s druid from Campaign 1’s Vox Machina, nonetheless looms as a outstanding determine on the planet of Critical Role and has a connection to Liam O’Brien’s present character, Orym of the Air Ashari. For this cause, Keyleth’s identify has been floated out among the many Bells Hells as a attainable path to save lots of Laudna. Some followers have speculated that Ray will return to the desk as Keyleth within the interim, as Laudna’s destiny nonetheless lies within the steadiness.
Only time will inform whether or not Ray will return as Laudna, Keyleth or a wholly new character, however it might take a number of episodes for followers to know for positive. With essentially the most outstanding character dying of Campaign 2, it took a couple of episodes after Molly’s demise for participant Talison Jaffe to return, taking a brand new position because the druid Caduceus. Critical Role streams stay on Twitch and YouTube, Thursdays at 7 PM PT.