Today on Quantum Vibe:
It was a trap
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First Seen: Mon 2013-02-18
Story & Art: Scott Bieser
Colors: Zeke Bieser
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QUANTUM VIBE: ASSIMILATION on Sale Soon! [ Nov 1, 2017 ]
The current Quantum Vibe story arc is drawing to a close, with the final strip in the story going live on Friday, November 10.
You know what this means, don't you?
This means Scott will be busting-ass through November to get the collected volume of QUANTUM VIBE: ASSIMULATION assembled and available for sale by the first of December! The front cover art has been completed and is shown here.
We will announce the exact sale date before Thanksgiving.
Also, the strip will be taking a three-week break while Scott gears up to produce the next exciting story in the QUANTUM VIBE universe. Tentatively titled "Château Périlleux," this story takes place mostly in 31st-Century "France" -- that is, the independent, intergalactic, free-trade space-city also known as "Bubbleopolis," "Novo Paolo," "Kūchū Rōkaku," or simply, "Oz."
When we last saw Diana Martelli, who we met in the "Venus 23" story arc, she had taken a job with Juan Goméz, a private investigator. Her life is mostly filled with investigating insurance-fraud and divorce cases, pretty hum-drum. Everything changes when Goméz and Martelli are hired to solve the cold-case murder of the gynoid, Hayami. Her investigation takes her through the various realms within "French" society, where she meets a variety of other-worldly yet strangely-familiar characters. And the solution to this case opens up a glimpse of a conspiracy which threatens the future of "France" itself.
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A pair of ornate double-doors, beside which stands a ceremonial guard. The dialog comes from inside the doors.
Caption: The office of Director Chan Yuen-Lo:
Chief Ho (from inside): Thank you for seeing me, Director Chan.
Chan: Skip the pleasantries, Chief Ho. What is the situation?
Inside the office, Director Chan sits behind a very large desk, behind which is a decorated wall with a wide window in the center; the desk is flanked by eight monitor screens (backs to us). Ho stands in front of the desk, at attention.
Ho: This concerns the murder of the billionaire play-boy Ma Bo-Nu.
Ho: We ... suspect this was instigated by his cousin, Tong Xie-Po, co-heir to the Po Xu-ke estate.
Chan: What! How do you come to this conclusion?
Medium C/U on Ho:
Ho: Tong invited a foreigner, Dr. Seamus O'Murchadha, to a formal party yesterday. Then, he drew O'Murchadha away from the main event into a private conference.
Ho: Meanwhile, O'Murchadha's secondaries were sent away, and Tong sent Ma to follow them, on the pretext of keeping track of their whereabouts.
Looking past Ho at Chan, looking back at his subordinate intently.
Ho: One of the secondaries was a femiform android, of course, and Ma had always been ... obsessed with them.
Ho: It was a trap -- Ma was lured into an alleyway, where a third employee of O'Murchadha's, a BeltApe, killed him with her bare hands.