Today on Quantum Vibe: The Doll-House Maven Strip 2007 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Mon 2019-10-07
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Sci-Fi Adventure Monday - Wednesday - Friday.
Creepy moves in darkness dares discovery.
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Bok: In some other legal systems, an outburst like that would get someone grabbed and thrown in a dank dungeon. Maybe executed.
Bok: Here, the event is simply holo-recorded and spliced in with other sequences then broadcast to make the perp look like a complete idiot.
Bok: Also, his written testimony is thrown out as unreliable.
Now Bok narrates from a cameo. In the main panel, Kimberly Madeiras answers questions.
Bok: The other witnesses called by the artbiters were generally more forthcoming:
Caption: Kimberly Madeiras, the doll-house maven:
Kimberly: Yes, Hayami did call it, 'Le Château Périlleux,' but we thought it was some sort of dark humor.
Kimberly: No, she didn't talk much about her work, just that it was in the security business.
Miller enters the panel, to question Kimberly
Miller: Didn't you find it odd that someone researching for a docu would offer, what, 250 Moebits for a doll-house?
Kimberly: Not a 'doll-house.' A miniature.
Kimberly: And yes, I did think it odd, but some people do take this hobby very seriously.
Miller presses on. Kimberly refuses to be intimidated.
Miller: That 'miniature' was obviously evidence in Hayami's murder! Why didn't you turn it over to investigators?
Kimberly: I offered it to Smith & Holder but they weren't interested. I sold it to the first 'investigator' who showed an interest.
Kimberly: Don't go blaming me for your clients' screw-ups.