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Strip 820 of Quantum Vibe
Today on Quantum Vibe: The nature of the project
Strip 820 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Fri 2014-04-25
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Colors: Zeke Bieser
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Quantum Vibe: Murphy - By Scott Bieser w/Zeke Bieser

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Transcript For Strip 820

Panel 1
In a police interrogation room, Murphy sits next to her attorney, Toni Delarossa. Across from them sits Detective Gates Buckett while Liaison Officer Dick Palace leans against the wall behind her.
Murphy: Can't I go now? My transport is leaving in less than an hour.
Gates: I just have a few more questions.

Panel 2
Focus on Gates, with Dick behind her.
Gates: We know that you were purchased on Huoxing and then manumitted by Dr. O'Murchadha, and have traveled with him since.
Gates: What is his purpose, coming to Ganymede?

Panel 3
Looking past Gates at Murphy and Toni.
Murphy: He said he's gathering data for some project he's working on.
Gates: And what is the nature of that project?

Panel 4
Three-shot of Gates across from Murphy and Toni. Gates has an 'oh, please!' expression.
Murphy: I told you already, I have no idea! He doesn't talk about it.
Gates: Come on, not even in pillow-talk?
Panel 5
Murphy looks downcast as she responds.
Murphy: We … don't have that kind of relationship.
Murphy: He hired me to be a bodyguard for himself and Ms. Oresme.
Gates: I see.
Panel 6
Palace, still holding up the wall behind Buckett, speaks up.
Palace: Then perhaps you can tell us about the actual relationship between Dr. O'Murchadha and the pirate Jesús Hernandez.
Murphy: Relationship?
Panel 7
Palace has stepped forward and is leaning palms against the table now. We're looking past him at Murphy and Toni, but it is Toni who responds.
Palace: You don't expect us to believe that story ...
Toni: My client doesn't have to answer that question. Her statement is already on the record.
Panel 8
Palace tries to cajole Toni, but to no avail.
Palace: Surely then there's no harm in ...
Toni: Her statement is on record, and if her answer here is only slightly different then she could be found guilty of making false statements to authorities.
Toni: Under our laws even arti-folk have a right against self-incrimination.

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