I slowly plough through page by page, panel by panel, pencil by broken pencil. So far, there's been 342 snowy footprints, 221 pots of coffee, 84 tedious sleds, 11 dead people, 2 geese (and a partridge in a pear tree.)
Have a few pages!
All work and no play...Late-night fun with rough drafts and a sudden desire to add alternative dialogue and silly faces.
Meanwhile, the team pause for a break with their new backgammon buddy, Dr. Caribou. Unfortunately, he's got better things to do, like--eat grass and baby chicks. And yes, I suspect in that last panel he's being transported back to the Enterprise.