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Strip 825 of Quantum Vibe
Today on Quantum Vibe: Detained, delayed, denied
Strip 825 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Fri 2014-05-02
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Colors: Zeke Bieser
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Transcript For Strip 825

Panel 1
Murphy is being 'processed-out' from the police station. She stands before tall desk behind which sits a bored-looking bureaucrat. Toni, her attorney, stands next to her.
Bureaucrat: Your paperwork appears to be in order.
Bureaucrat: It says you had no personal belongings when you came in, is that correct?
Murphy: It is.

Panel 2
An electronic pad and stylus (of the type we'd recognize from store check-out counters) pops up in front of Murphy. Murphy moves her hands towards it.
Bureaucrat: All right, sign on the pad and your attorney will escort you out.
Murphy: Thank you.

Panel 3
Murphy and Toni walk down a corridor.
Toni: That was odd they ran us around in circles for three hours and then suddenly said we could go.
Murphy: They were delaying us.

Panel 4
Toni and Murphy exit the police station.
Toni: Delaying us? Why?
Murphy: So that I'd be too late to meet my transport.
Murphy: Excuse me, now that I'm outside I need to make a tel.
Panel 5
Medium close-up on Murphy, thought-sending.
Murphy (thoughtsend): Seamus? I'm out, finally.
Seamus (thoughtsend): Good, but unfortunately we've already departed.
Seamus (thoughtsend): You might as well go back to the hotel. I've paid to extend the room for three days
Murphy (thoughtsend): So this is it, then?
Panel 6
Cut to medium shot of Seamus, a downcast Nicole can be seen in the background.
Seamus (thoughtsend): I'm afraid so. Everyone is on a schedule and I can't ask the Captain to turn the boat around for you.
Seamus: I'm very sorry, Murphy.
Panel 7
Cut back to med shot of Murphy. Toni is waving farewell as she begins walking away. Murphy waves back.
Murphy (thoughtsend): I could catch a later transport?
Seamus (thoughtsend): No, by the time you get here I'll be gone again.
Seamus (thoughtsend): Farewell, my dear Murphy. Good luck with your new life in L-5 City.
Panel 8
Full-length shot of Murphy standing in the open concourse a few people are walking around, but she's really alone now.
Murphy: Yeah.

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