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Strip 2290 of Quantum Vibe
Today on Quantum Vibe: Barnhill's strategy
Strip 2290 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Thu 2021-11-18
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Sci-Fi Adventure Monday & Thursday.
Dark plans fall like thunderbolts.
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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.

Quantum Vibe: Assimulation - By Scott Bieser w/Lea Jean Badellas

End Of The War [ Jun 3, 2024 ]

Today's strip wraps up Part 3 of QUANTUM VIBE: This Means War, and also wraps up the whole story.

Still, there is cover art to be done, and I should have a draft ready for next Monday's update, if not the finished art. We plan to run a crowdfunding campaign for the printed book in September. And, after that?

Afterwards we start with a new story, set almost 400 years before This Means War, as Alyss tells her grandchildren the story of how she helped establish an early colony outside the home solar system.

We will see some older characters return, and some new characters populating this story. In the weeks before I begin this new story (I haven't settled on a title for it yet,) I'll post some character designs and development art, so keep coming back.

See you soon.

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Transcript For Strip 2290

Panel 1
Cut to another space-scene: a green world is the backdrop of a space battle. Li narrates from a cameo inset:
Li: Barnhill was a pretty good strategist.
Li: In those days the city depended largely on agricultural planets for food production.
Li: So he went after our food sources.
Panel 2
Another space-scene, now captial ships are blasting asteroids.
Caption (Li): ‘They also went after our principal mineral sources.
Caption: ‘At first they captured some operations and kept the products for themselves.
Caption: ‘Later, as they met more resistance, they simply destroyed them.’

Panel 3
Much younger versions of Alyss, Li, Enrique Colón, Kofi Ansari, a human Jorge Ansari, and Hari Copperton gathered in a warehouse, intently poring over data on their screens.
Caption: ‘Everyone looked to the city founders – who came to be called the ‘Pillars’ – to find and obtain new sources for vital supplies.
Caption: ‘Also, to find allies and use diplomacy to end the hostilities.’

Panel 4
Back to the control cabin of Li’s ship.
Bok: Yeah, that’s all in the history files. But what was your role here?
Li: Hey, this is my story and I’ll tell it how I want.
Li: Besides, I was just getting to that.

Quantum Vibe Story Contents © 2024 Scott Bieser
Framing Graphics © 2024 Big Head Press