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First Seen: Wed 2011-09-07

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QV Guest Story: Dec 8 - Jan 9 [ Dec 8, 2014 ]

Leap Of Faith - A Quantum Vibe Guest Story, by Mike Baron and Lee Oaks!

Leap of Faith, by Mike Baron and Lee Oaks is a guest story set in the Quantum Vibe universe which tells the tale of a young woman, unhappy in her job, who impersonates a gynoid and takes a leap into a most dangerous situation. Leap of Faith runs Dec 8, 2014 through Jan 9, 2015. Quantum Vibe will resume Jan 12, 2015. Happy Holidays!




Special Treat For The Holidays! [ Dec 1, 2014 ]

Leap of Faith by Mike Baron and Lee Oaks! Runs Dec 8, 2014 thru Jan 9, 2015

We've got a special treat coming your way next week. Comics industry legend Mike Baron [creator of "Nexus", "The Badger", and many more] and Lee Oaks [artist for "Escape From Terra"] were talked into teaming up to create a special Quantum Vibe guest story. Mike's story "Leap of Faith" will run 5 weeks during the holidays from Monday Dec 8th through Friday Jan 9, 2015. Our regular Quantum Vibe strips will resume Monday Jan 12, 2015. We hope you enjoy our little holiday gift!



 

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Panel 1
In the encounter room, Nichole sits at the far side of the circular bed from Seamus, mostly covered up with pillows and bed-covers.
Seamus: You no doubt have heard about the various expeditions to the stars.
Nicole: Sure. Scores of docuvids have been made from their stories.
Panel 2
Seamus, in the lower left of the panel, against a backdrop of outer space with a late 21st-century spacecraft moving towards the Rigel Kentauri double-star.
Seamus: The first mission to the Alpha Centauri system, crewed by primitive A.I.s, arrived at its destination in 151 S.A.* after 50 years' transit without a hitch.
Seamus: There were no habitable worlds there, but none were expected. It was more a proof of concept. The ship parked itself on a suitable small planetoid and still awaits retrieval.
Caption: * 2108 C.E.
Panel 3
Seamus, in lower left panel, against a different space backdrop, a different ship rockets away from the Sol system.
Seamus: Twenty years after the first mission launched, a second, faster ship – the Enterprise – was sent forth – this one crewed by A.I.s but also containing 50 humans in stasis – bound for Epsilon Eridani, 10.5 light years away.
Seamus: It was expected to reach Epsi-Eri about the same time the first mission reached Rigel.
Panel 4
Two shot of Nicole and Seamus, in the room. Nicole looks interested.
Nicole: But they didn't make it.
Seamus: No. And one knows for certain why.
Seamus: Transmissions ceased when the craft was not quite six light-years out.

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