Today on Quantum Vibe: A report from the chief trauma-doc
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First Seen: Fri 2018-08-10
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Colors: Gus Mendes
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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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Establishing shot of Juan's hospital room. Dominated by the 'bed' which is more like a sarcophagus through which his face protrudes, but the face is currently covered with a mask connected by tubes to machinery behind the head. Diana and the others look on, Diana and Wook look horrified, Areum is stoic as usual, the Snake is calm.
Diana: Total immersion life support?!
Diana: What in the flaming fuck did they do to him?
Agent: I have the report from the chief trauma-doc in my database.
Diana looks with increasing horror at Montoya as he recites from the report. We can see Wook standing behind Diana.
Montoya: Summary: Patient has 2,817 bone fractures from skull to feet, numerous hematomas and lacerations, brain and abdominal hemorrhaging, one collapsed lung, dislocations in both shoulders and hips, minimal cortical activity.
Montoya: Prescribed treatment: 20 days in total nanobiotic reconstruction, with another 90 days minimum physical therapy recommended.
Same shot, now Diana has tears streaming down her face, she is shaking, on the verge of collapse.
Montoya: There's an additional notation, with regard to mental health:
Montoya: While the body can be restored, a mind that has gone through the sort of trauma that produced these injuries, is not as easily healed.
Montoya: It is recommended that within 15 days after decanting ...
Diana collapses into a startled Wook's arms.
Snake: Senhora Martelli!