Today on Quantum Vibe: Point eight-five light speed Strip 2465 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Mon 2024-02-05
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Sci-Fi Adventure Monday & Thursday.
Dark plans fall like thunderbolts.
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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In the 5-star system, six IGC destroyers lie in wait.
Voice from one of the ships: Why are we here?
Voice: The hegemony is falling apart.
Voice: We should be reinforcing the core worlds.
On the bridge of that destroyer, the captain reprimands his first officer.
Captain: Because the last orders we received were to maintain station.
Captiain: If the city returns, we’ll be …
SFX claxon: RED ALERT!
The Captain addresses his navigator.
Captain: What’s the emergency?
Nav: There’s a ship approaching – at point-eight-five lightspeed!
Nav: Its trajectory … is in the center of ...
Exterior view, the Polophemus zooms right through – and past – the destroyers
Nav (from his ship): Our floatilla … sir.
Captain (from his ship): There’s no way it could slow fast enough to engage ...
Five of the destroyers explode. A sixth missile just misses the sixth destroyer.
Caption: In space, no one can hear five relativistic missiles impacting the destroyers.
Control deck of the Polyphemus.
Murphy: You missed one.
Hugo: Nobody’s perfect. But we can take out the last one ourselves.