Today on Quantum Vibe: Quod Erat Demonstrandum Strip 1998 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Mon 2019-09-16
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Sci-Fi Adventure Monday - Wednesday - Friday.
Creepy moves in darkness dares discovery.
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As Bok narrates again from a cameo, we see Miller addressing the arbiters.
Bok: Even though most of the evidence was presented to the arbiters in advance, all parties agreed that the verbal arguments would be video-recorded and broadcast city-wide.
Bok: By random lot, the de Castries side presented first:
Miller: For centuries, Roaz has jealously dominated the instant-transport market.
Miller continues his diatribe, we can see Alyss looking thoughtful in the background.
Miller: Her continuous updating of the Oresme-Shield tech forces everyone to also use her updated Displacer technology, which integrates with it.
Miller: We can't even move from one sphere in this city to another without paying a fee to her predatory financial empire.
Miller: But scientists working for de Castries hit upon a solution ...
Let's take another look at the group at de Castries' table. There's one new face we haven't seen before: a slim male, somewhat nervous-looking.
Miller (OP): I can't reveal the specifics but this new technology utilizes three extra spatial dimensions to create portals within the four-dimensional space-time we inhabit.
Miller (OP): At least, in theory. But one of Roaz's industrial spies learned about this and set out to either capture it or destroy it.
The arbiters question Miller.
Feingold: 'Spies?' Have you identified any spies for Roaz in the de Castries organization?
Miller: Well, no. But in order to learn about my client's project she had to have one, quod erat demonstratum.
Feingold: I suspect the correct Latin phrase here might be, 'quod bovem de stercore .'