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Strip 601 of Quantum Vibe
Today on Quantum Vibe: Canvassing
Strip 601 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Fri 2013-05-17
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Colors: Zeke Bieser
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Transcript For Strip 601

Panel 1
Nigel, Buford, Nicole, and Murphy are standing in a causeway. Nigel is holding a Screen and Murphy is pointing to it.
Murphy: It turns out four of the families are Beltapes, and three are Baselines, and one are Spyders.
Murphy: I've transmitted the Beltapes' addresses to your Screen, you interview them. Nicole and I will handle the others.
Panel 2
Nigel and Buford sitting in the living room of a middle-aged Beltape couple.
Beltape father: Hannah felt something was wrong and insisted we get a second examination.
Beltape mother (Hannah): The new examiner – a Dr. Foster – confirmed it was a stroke, but it seemed odd to him, too.
Panel 3
Nicole and Murphy in another living room, talking to a middle-aged man and a teenaged girl.
Man: So the examiner took a sample for analysis.
Girl: But later he said there was nothing unusual – it was just one of those things.
Panel 4
Nigel and Buford in another living room interviewing a lone woman Beltape.
Woman: When I t'ink about it, Dr. Greenberg seemed a bit, well, pensive.
Woman: Like he had somet'ing on his mind but didn't want to say.

Panel 5
Nicole and Murphy in yet another living room, talking with two men, one looks about 20 years older than the other.
Younger man: I wanted to press the issue – but Dad talked me out of it.
Older man: What's done is done, and picking at the wound won't help it heal.

Panel 6
The father and son begin bickering, while Nicole and Murphy exchange glances.
Younger man: The 'gift' Vesta Vista sent us certainly helped you heal.
Older man: You gotta be practical, Michael! That cash'll help us start our dream business!
Younger man: Your dream.
Panel 7
Buford and Nigel stand outside a doorway, behind which an annoyed male Beltape stands, with a female crying into his shoulder.
Male Beltape: Whatever you're after, get lost!
Male Beltape: My daughter has suffered enough!

Panel 8
Back in the causeway, Nigel, Buford, Nicole and Murphy have a quick huddle.
Buford: We got to t'ree out of four ...
Nigel: I … I feel completely drained.
Nicole: Do we have enough now?
Murphy: First thing tomorrow we'll go see Nina's supervisor.

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