The Particleboard of Meat

 First off, the title of this strip was stolen from a line in an Arrogant Worms song.

Lord of the Rings gives good descriptions of elven rations with the classic lembas bread, but what are other race’s rations made of?

I always wonder about iron rations. My first experience with them was in the video game Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon which had your characters grow hungry after resting and needing food. Always a nice touch in a D&D game. You’d find iron rations in various forgotten stretches of the dungeons, left alone for years. Yet the food is still edible. Makes you wonder…