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Quantum Vibe
Strip 442 of Quantum Vibe
Today on Quantum Vibe: Cat got his Tong
Strip 442 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Fri 2012-09-14
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Sci-Fi Adventure Monday & Thursday.
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Quantum Vibe

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: Nicole - By Scott Bieser w/Zeke Bieser

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Transcript For Strip 442

Panel 1
Just then, Tong Xie-Po calls out from the crowd. Seamus and the guests with him turn to look at Tong. (We don't see Ventura or Nicole in this frame.)
Tong: Dr. O'Murchadha! Glad you could make it!

Panel 2
Tong emerges from the crowd to greet Seamus. Ma Bo-Nu is with him, and their retinue of accessories trails along behind them.
Tong: It is good to see you again, O'Murchadha. It has been many years.
Seamus: Since the deaths of Po Xu-Ke's sisters, as I recall. Terrible tragedy.

Panel 3
Tong, with Ma beside him, suddenly notice Ventura standing beside Seamus.
Tong: You must introduce us to your ... uh ...
Ma: What!

Panel 4
Two-shot of Ma and Tong, the latter jabbing his elbow into the former's ribs.
Ma: Hey, she looks just like --- ut!
Tong: A very classic and rare android model, O'Murchadha. Where did you find her?

Panel 5
Seamus, eying Tong very carefully as he responds airily. Nicole is still blushing over her earlier gaffe. Ventura looks calm as usual.
Seamus: Oh, some 2nd-hand shop near our hotel. Just a rental, really.
Seamus: But I should introduce my other escort, Ms. Nicole Oreme: The first female mouth ... I mean, Sun-Shooter.

Panel 6
Tong recovers his composure and bows crisply, as Ma rubs his bruised ribs.
Tong: Charmed, I'm sure.
Tong: Dr. O'Murchadha, I was hoping that before the party gets too busy that you could join me in my drawing room for a -- private discussion.

Panel 7
Seamus begins to depart with Tong, but Nicole looks at him anxiously.
Seamus: As you wish, my dear Tong.
Nicole (thoughtsend): Seamus! What are you doing? I don't know what to say to these people!

Panel 8
Seamus glances over his shoulder towards Nicole as he walks away. She looks back with trepidation.
Seamus (thoughtsend): Obviously. Open a link to Ventura, and she can guide you.
Seamus (thoughtsend): And do please remember this is no place for unguarded comments.

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