Today on Quantum Vibe: Tempting fate Strip 857 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Tue 2014-06-17
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Colors: Zeke Bieser Sci-Fi Adventure Monday & Thursday.
A thousand years in the future, humanity has colonized worlds in nearly
100 galaxies, thanks to Quantum Vibremonic technologies developed five
centuries earlier. Other new technologies have created various
off-shoots of humanity and extended life expectancies five-fold. The
story begins with how a mad scientist and his plucky assistant, along
with their robot friend, brought humanity to the stars, and continues
with the adventures of some unique people in fantastic places.
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Elevated view of Hugh and Manny (in a pressure suit) surveying the cargo area. There's a huge burn mark on the floor extending past the central shaft towards the far bulkhead, a leftover from Baines' departure.
Hugh: I guess it could have been worse.
Bill: No critical systems damaged, yeah. But it's gonna cost me plenty to fix this.
Closer 2-shot on Bill and Hugh.
Bill: How long to get the controls fixed?
Hugh: About an hour. Only need to fab a couple of parts.
Hugh: Is Carl gonna be okay?
Cut to a view of the ship's 'autodoc,' which looks like a high-tech coffin. Bill speaks from an inset cameo:
Bill: I think so. Dorothy said we got him into the autodoc just in time.
Bill: He's stabilized, but it's gonna take a medi-vat to fix his busted neck, and that will have to wait until we get where we're going.
Bill heads back towards the lift, as Hugh turns towards a panel full of ripped wires..
Bill: I gotta head back topside, you gonna be okay here?
Hugh: I'll be fine. Watch out in case there are any more Pinocchios among our guests.
Bill: Let's not tempt fate, Hugh.