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Strip 2414 of Quantum Vibe
Today on Quantum Vibe: The sky looks different
Strip 2414 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Mon 2023-05-01
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: Château Périlleux - By Scott Bieser

What Comes Next [ Mar 18, 2024 ]

The War is Over. We Won.

The war is over, but This Means War has a ways to go. Novo Paolo/Bubbleopolis is still in a nebula/stellar nursery, no one knows what happened to the planet Sharen (center of the Intergalactic Council), and the status of the now-surrendered Invaders is yet to be resolved. What will they do when they learn their homeworld is basically destroyed? Will Alyss and Li be re-united? How about Diana (the real one) and Otto?

These questions will be resolved in the next few weeks, before This Means War part 3 wraps in late May.

After that, I plan to go BACK in time about 400 years, to when Alyss and Li left their home in the Sol System to colonize a new world on the far side of the galaxy. As one might expect, hijinks ensue. New subtitle yet to be determined, start date sometime in around the start of July. Stay tuned!

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Transcript For Strip 2414

Panel 1
Marlon pops back to his field HQ, where his lieutenants anxiously await. He is visibly shaken.

SFX: POP!

Caption: A few moments later:

Marlon: You’re not going to believe this …

Marlon: … it’s gone! The Legation is just gone!

Panel 2
Amelia, Alain and Marlon

Amelia: But .. that’s supposed to be impossible!

Alain: At least, that’s what the scientists promised us!

Marlon: Well, maybe the scientists were correct, but those damn cappies out-smarted them.

Panel 3
Amelia, Alain and Marlon

Amelia: Out-smarted? How?

Marlon: I’m not certain. But I checked one of the outer spheres, and …

Marlon: … Well, the sky looks very different. More reddish.

Panel 4
Amelia, Alain and Marlon.

Alain: More reddish … some new kind of energy field?

Amelia: Maybe. I can’t reach Shārén either.

Marlon: Me neither. So, we are completely cut off from any outside aid.

Panel 5
Amelia, Alain and Marlon.

Alain: So, what do we do now?

Amelia: We are still seven hundred thousand strong. We fight until we win.

Marlon: Brave, but foolish. Almost every one of those 25 million cappies is armed, even the children!

Panel 6
Amelia, Alain and Marlon. Marlon looks defeated, Amelia and Alain look surprised.

Marlon: They may not be well-trained, but they are getting more ferocious by the day.

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