Today on Quantum Vibe: Not a warm welcome
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First Seen: Mon 2018-09-03
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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Panel 1
Areum is holding up her right forearm; from the bracelet on her wrist a tiny orb on a post has emerged. Dong explains as Wook and Diana look on.
Dong: A micro-laser, used for communication purposes primarily.
Dong: Since we can't send a radio or q-wave signal, we can use this.
Dong: But only when we are in a line-of-sight with the receiver on the other end.
Panel 2
Looking past the super-flyer at a particularly decrepit structure. A large door is opening.
Caption: A few anxious moments later:
Dong: Ah, good. We are recognized.
Dong: Proceed into the structure, Areum.
Panel 3
The flyer enters a darkened chamber. One can just make out some not-at-all-micro-laser emitters aimed at them.
Diana: Nothing like a warm welcome to make us feel, uh, welcomed.
Dong: Do not take it personally. The Mechanic is very serious regarding security.
Panel 4
Inside the flyer cabin:
Diana: You say 'The Mechanic' like that's a name and not a job title.
Dong: She has other names, but this is the one she is known by ...
Dong: … and for security reasons it is the only one I can give you.
Diana: Seriously?