Obviously, the nemesis should get a chance to speak again prior to the big throwdown. Unsurprisingly, Macduff is jonesin' for revenge in a total and focused manner.
Pick any appropriate action-film quip to explain why Macduff's going for the sword instead of the greataxe. My money's on the whole line Schwartzenegger had in "Commando" about how good knife-fighting would be.
Also - just think how much easier exits/entrances and stagecraft would be with teleportation technology.
It's no time for ruminating about kerning, Macduff. You gotta close the gap between your sword and Macbeth. Ok, admittedly that joke explained the definition and wasn't very funny. Probably.
It would be funny if we were getting our kerns on again (what are they again... Old Saxon with two nouns forming a poetic sense for another? Sky candle = sun, right?), but the Kerns are mercenaries. Irish, I believe. At the beginning of the play the rebel thane has hired Kerns for his battle, and it's a mark of disdain for the fellow. Once-"brave" Macbeth, as the reports in Act One, scene two had him, is now reduced to a similar level in Scottish society at the end of the play. Clearly, the tragic hero has faded and fallen. Let's see how much further down he can go, shall we?
Kern, according to an online source, dictionary.reference.com, is also a noun, archaic, that means the following: a band of lightly armed foot soldiers of ancient Ireland.
I wonder if italic and bold HTML work in the comments box?
As for the comic itself, those Bionicle parts make great axes! :D
Oh, cool, didn't know about the Irish mercenaries. Didn't find anything on Wiki about two nouns forming a poetic sense though.
My bad; the term is "kennings," and it's Old Norse. Well, there goes my credibility. ;)
To further damage it: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_kennings