Today on Quantum Vibe: Fifty Moebits
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First Seen: Fri 2018-09-21
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Colors: Gus Mendes
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story begins with how a mad scientist and his plucky assistant, along
with their robot friend, brought humanity to the stars, and continues
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The Transcript For This Page
Diana, Dong, The Assistant, and the Mechanic are looking up at an image on a large monitor. The image is of a small electronic doodad being held by a pair of tweezers, vastly enlarged.
Caption: Two hours later:
Diana: That's it?
Assistant: Its size is not impressive. Its sophistication is, however. State-of-the-art.
Reverse view to show the characters looking up at the monitor. We can see the nieces behind them. Diana has a cast on her right arm.
Mechanic: I gotta hand it to deClayre, when she bugs someone, she doesn't go cheap.
Diana: Am I supposed to feel privileged?
Mechanic: If I knew someone paid 50 Moebits just to track my movements, I'd feel validated, at least.
Same characters, different angle.
Diana: Fifty Moebits! What are you going to do with it?
Mechanic: Study it, make some improvements, and sell the crap out of copies.
Mechanic: Then, sell gizmos that can detect 'em more easily.
Same characters, different angle. The Mechanic is laughing, Dong is rolling his eyes.
Diana: But then someone will get hold of one of your detectors, and engineer a better tracker.
Mechanic: Ha-ha! Then we'll one-up on 'em again! It's a game that never ends! I love it!