This comic seemed longer in my head before rereading it, winding and flowing like some infinite scroll equivalent of a forest canopy, but it's only 3 pages and 17 panels and some white space. The idea is just big to me.
I was given a Hudson Bay blanket as a wedding present, and it instantly felt like the most valuable object in my home (they retail for a few hundred bucks and can easily be resold, so it might've been true). It was a product of the colossal task of a wedding, and the sizable relief of being done with it all and married. Aside from the price - which is certainly relevant to Mar's life - it is an object of comfort, security and longevity, things unfamiliar but desirable to Jane.
Is it strange and foreboding, is it Crazy Person Shit, to tell someone you love them so soon? The comments from readers were mixed; some were skeptical of Mar's intentions. It's risky for sure, and goes against what we've learned about dating. Why would you admit something like that, knowing how urgently it demands a reaction, from someone who was so recently a stranger? Why would you impose on this poor, unsuspecting almost-stranger to catch you, with no warning you're about to jump? My reasoning is that a much longer story is being told than the one contained in these few days, and given what we know about Mar, this is her moment of truth. For her, there's no other way it could've gone. That Jane accepts and reciprocates is the outcome of her own story, where she drops her most fearful notions and surrenders to the madness. It's the kind of alignment that must be written in the stars, it's just too unlikely to believe. Yet it happens every day, bitch!