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Strip 1407 of Quantum Vibe
Today on Quantum Vibe: Grave doubts
Strip 1407 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Fri 2016-08-12
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Colors: Lea Jean Badelles
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Transcript For Strip 1407

The group enters the lounge.
Alyss: What about the refugees?
Bok: Well about two-thirds of them chose to stay on Zytemonde.
Bok: Your, ah, alter-ego convinced them they could help build a better civilization there.
Panel 2
The group stands around the center of the room.
Hugo: I have grave doubts about that.
Hugo: Even the best-intentioned intelligence can be corrupted by the kind of power she has.
Bok: Hey, this is Alyss we're talking about.
Panel 3
Hugo facepalms. Murphy and Alyss are amused. Bok is bewildered.
Hugo: Oh. My. Gourd. 'We just need the right overlord!'
Hugo: Will that old chestnut never die?
Bok: What's a chestnut?
Panel 4
Murphy, Alyss, Bok, Hugo, Monty in the lounge.
Murphy: He means it's a bad idea that's been repeated often in history.
Murphy: The problem with centralized power isn't so much who wields it.
Murphy: It's in the nature of power itself. It has a dynamic of its own.
Bok: But, Alyss ...
Panel 5
Alyss places her hand affectionately on Bok's cheek.
Alyss: It's okay, Bok. Hugo and Murphy make a valid point.
Alyss: It's an unprecedented situation, though.
Alyss: Perhaps we'll visit your world again someday, see how it's turned out.
Bok: Oz is my world, now.
Panel 6
Murphy, Alyss, Bok, Hugo
Murphy: He signed the Covenant shortly after returning here.
Alyss: I'm sure Oz is very exciting to you. I wonder how your father feels about it.
Bok: My father! I almost forgot!

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