Quantum Vibe
Strip 428 of Quantum Vibe
Today on Quantum Vibe: Post trauma distress order
Strip 428 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Mon 2012-08-27
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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.

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QUANTUM VIBE: Château Périlleux asks how does a society without a formal government deal with crime and criminal conspiracies? In the far-future space-city known as Bubbleopolis, they do it with a mixture of wit, grit, and a culture based on rolling up one's sleeves and doing what must be done. Diana Martelli, a recent arrival, likes to call it compassionate individualism. And speaking of, young Diana is tasked with finding out who killed a supposedly un-killable android -- and uncovers a conspiracy which shakes the very foundations of the city and its culture.

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Transcript For Strip 428

Panel 1
A younger-looking Nicole is walking along a corridor, whistling a tune
SFX: [whistling]
Panel 2
Suddenly the corridor goes black. We can see Nicole and she looks startled.
Nicole: Uh!

Panel 3
Suddenly a small door opens, a blinding light shines through. Nicole is looking even younger now.
Nicole: No!

Panel 4
A big scalely arm reaches through the tiny door and grabs Nicole, who looks like she's 9 years old.
Nicole: SHRIEEEEEEK

Panel 5
Suddenly we're in the Huoxing hotel room, Nicole is in bed screaming, tangled up in her sheets. Buford is trying to untangle and console her, as Ventura looks on.
Nicole: SHRIEEEEEEK
Buford: It's okay, baby, it's okay! Just a dream.


Panel 6
Nicole is mostly awake now, and hugging Buford, who cradles Nicole in her arms.
Nicole: {sob!} Oh, Buford ...
Buford: It's okay, baby, I'm here.
Ventura: What is wrong?

Panel 7
Nicole is drifting back to sleep, and Buford straightens the sheet over her as she turns to speak to Ventura.
Buford: Post-trauma stress disorder.
Buford: You were right to scold me for joking about what happened on Luna.

Panel 8
Buford gazes upon the sleeping Nicole, Ventura looks shocked by Buford's words.
Buford: She spent 5 days in solitary confinement.
Buford: T'ey did -- somet'ing to her.
Buford: We don't know what because she won't talk about it.

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