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APH: Our embarrassing bosses 2 by Cadaska APH: Our embarrassing bosses 2 by Cadaska
Because the first one was so much fun to draw: cadaska.deviantart.com/art/APH… Part 3: cadaska.deviantart.com/art/APH…


When I googled some parts of Voltaire’s letters to Frederick in English, Google gave me Fifty Shades of Grey and some disturbing BDSM websites. Seems legit. Frederick occasionally expressed his wish to put Voltaire in chains, to break all his bones on the wheel and to kill him with poisoned barbed hooks.

But they were ridiculously domestic as old men. Like Frederick ordering Voltaire to keep himself warm when it was cold outside („Maybe you don’t care about your life, but I do!“). Or sending each other little drawings of their homes. Or Frederick giving Voltaire tips to improve his eating and sleeping habits. Or worrying that his little grandnephews might find him boring and Voltaire just going „Aw, no!“. Frederick also wrote a really moving memorial tribute to him.

Monkey panels: Voltaire was actually very pro-animal rights,  just like Isaac Newton, John Locke and Frederick the Great. It was Voltaire who gave Frederick his first texts on the subject.
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:iconkimijika:
Kimijika Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014
I love your comics! each and every one is its own historically comical piece of genius!
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:iconcadaska:
Cadaska Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Thanks so much!
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Kimijika Featured By Owner 4 days ago
no problem!
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SylveonShy Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Where do you get your resources for the Our Embarrassing Bosses series? I'm interested in learning more about this, and I would really appreciate it if you pointed me in the right direction.
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Cadaska Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014
I read the letters that Voltaire and Frederick sent to each other. And some books about Frederick's and Voltaire's lives (google books might help, many pages are online). But mainly the letters. There are collections of them in French and German.
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SylveonShy Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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ScreamerMegs Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014
Lol it's the monkey that lives in Chris's closet! FAMILY GUY PEOPLEZ. FAMILY GUY. Lol
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Blue-Demon-Hybrid Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014
:rofl: That monkey! Wait, where did he get a crazy, homicidal monkey? XD
Citrus *is* healthy, though. At least nobody would get scurvy or something. It's impressive oranges lasted so long.
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:iconcadaska:
Cadaska Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014
No idea. The zoo perhaps?
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Blue-Demon-Hybrid Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014
Maybe.
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