Quantum Vibe
Strip 1458 of Quantum Vibe
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Strip 1458 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Fri 2016-10-28
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Colors: Lea Jean Badelles
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A thousand years in the future, humanity has colonized worlds in nearly 100 galaxies, thanks to Quantum Vibremonic technologies developed five centuries earlier. Other new technologies have created various off-shoots of humanity and extended life expectancies five-fold. The story begins with how a mad scientist and his plucky assistant, along with their robot friend, brought humanity to the stars, and continues with the adventures of some unique people in fantastic places.

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Transcript For Strip 1458

Panel 1
It's Eithne's turn to contribute.
Eithne: Well, there's a bigger issue with a warp drive, for us anyway.
Eithne: It presupposes a space-faring civilization that invented and uses it.
Eithne: And one that isn't us.
Panel 2
Three-shot, as they all ponder the implications.
Murphy: That would be a first, all right.
Murphy: In all our explorations, we've never discovered an existing alien technological civilization.
Murphy: Only a few ruins of some very ancient ones, who disappeared without a trace.
Panel 3
Shift focus to Hugo, keeping the other two in the shot.
Hugo: We've barely explored two percent of the known universe, but that still covers a lot of, well, territory.
Hugo: Which hypothesis is less likely: that someone has made a practical warp-drive, and that we've found a civilization capable of creating it ...
Hugo: Or the space/time distortion patterns are some sort of natural phenomenon?
Panel 4
Let's do an exterior shot of Causa Sui, just to break up the monotony.
Murphy (from ship): Well, Mr. Galvéz, if we think it's aliens, then our first order of business should be to take Eithne home before we investigate further.
Eithne (from ship): LIKE HELL!!
Panel 5
Back in the control room, Eithne squares off against Murphy, who is trying to placate her.
Eithne: YOU WILL NOT DITCH ME NOW!
Murphy: Honey, we're not 'ditching' you.
Murphy: But sapient aliens could be far more dangerous than even a hypernova.

Panel 6
Eithne stands her ground. Murphy solicits aid from Hugo, who refuses to jump in.
Eithne: And also far more interesting!
Murphy: Hugo, can you reason with her?
Hugo: Oh, she's right, aliens are far more interesting than a hypernova.

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