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Strip 688 of Quantum Vibe
Today on Quantum Vibe: Remarkably gentle
Strip 688 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Fri 2013-10-11
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Colors: Zeke Bieser
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Transcript For Strip 688

Panel 1
Looking past Nicole and Ed at Antigone still in the chair.
Antigone: Okay, I've warned your friends' guards. They're doubling their number for the next 12 hours.
Nicole: Yeah, but what about ...
Panel 2
An explosion from the doorway knocks Antigone out of her chair as Nicole and Ed instinctively cringe in reaction.
Panel 3
Two very large men (not quite Terran enforcer-class but still scary) wearing shock-gauntlets barrel in through the ruined doorway and the vestibule.
Thug1: Shock and awe!
Panel 4
Suddenly a large net springs across the vestibule, snaring the thugs.
Thug 1: Hey!
Thug 2: Augh!

Panel 5
They fall in a long arc to the floor near Antigone, struggling helplessly as the net tightens up around them.
Thug 1: Dammit!
Thug 2: Wot the feek?

Panel 6
Antigone begins rising, a bit shakily, to her feet. She regards the thugs. We also see a shaken Nicole in the foreground right.
Antigone: Um, as booby-traps go, that was remarkably gentle.
Nicole: I'm glad I didn't think of barging in here that way.

Panel 7
Seamus is examining the mass-detector, which has gone inert.
Seamus: A little something I set up to activate in the event of a sudden barometric shift, as in the door exploding.
Seamus: Dammit, the shock-wave damaged my mass-detector.

Panel 8
Nicole joins Seamus in examining the mass-detector, as Antigone looks on.
Antigone: Uh, what do you want me to do with these two?
Nicole: Kick 'em a few times for me.
Seamus: Whatever you want, just keep them out of my hair.

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