The strip title is probably a reference to the line "He took a duck in the face at 250 knots" from the William Gibson novel "Pattern Recognition".
ph34r = fear
Does my character really deserve this kind of treatment....? I prefer my character to be more like Asaba in KareKano. Pimping with uber loads of chicks and creating a paradise full of girls. I demand the change in the plot!!
And I demand that you SHUT UP!