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Strip 566 of Quantum Vibe
Today on Quantum Vibe: Nigel Levin
Strip 566 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Fri 2013-03-29
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Colors: Zeke Bieser
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Transcript For Strip 566

Panel 1
An embarrassed Buford steadies the male Beltape she collided with, who has had the wind knocked out of him.
Buford: Omigosh! I'm so sorry! I didn't see you ...
Male Beltape: {gasp!} --It's -- {gasp!} ...
Panel 2
Their eyes meet and they are mutually entranced.
Male Beltape: ... quite all right.
Panel 3
They pause for a moment, clinging to a large hoop, gazing into each other's eyes.
No dialog.
Panel 4
They both snap out of the trance.
Male Beltape: I'm sorry, I forget my manners. I am Nigel Lefin, of the Lefi clan. And you are --?
Buford: Buford Beltrán, of the ... uh ... De Paz clan.

Panel 5
Buford turns away in mild embarrassment, remembering her family's situation.
Buford: Alt'ough ... nowadays I'm trafeling wit' El-Fifers and bonded to t'eir d'yarro. My family is ... currently on Luna.
Panel 6
Nigel pours on the charm. Buford plays it coy as she begins a leap away from the hoop they're sharing.
Nigel: A beautiful, young Hygiean trafeling wit' L-Fifers. I'll bet you haf some stories to tell.
Buford: I might, you slick-tongue, but I'll want to hear your story first.
Panel 7
Nigel follows Buford through the hoopfield.
Nigel: My family are mostly agrarianists, but I'm a bit of an out-lier.
Nigel: I've recently established myself as a journeyman air-systems auditor.

Panel 8
Buford perches on another hoop as Nigel swings his way toward her.
Buford: You're a gas-mechanic? Sounds like an ex-hale-erating job.
Nigel: Don't hold your breat' waiting for me to laugh at t'at joke.

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