You suave mutha-lickers you. Took me a while but I finally figured it out If anyone else is stuck here just trying doing what she tells you to do. Btw, phenomenal game you guys, easily the best game on the indie arcade.
Yeah. I had Francis as the leader set for Speed and hit with Fist of the South Star, Lightning spells, Stunning Grog, and ... I forget what I had Johnny do. Over and over. I had been grinding a lot to complete the sidequests so she just kept getting pushed back farther and farther down the attack chain. I used that strategy on most of the bosses. It doesn't completely stun lock them, but it allows my party to go two or three times each before the enemy gets to go