Today on Quantum Vibe: Many odd problems Strip 211 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Mon 2011-10-10
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Sci-Fi Adventure Monday & Thursday.
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.
IGG Campaign Concludes [ Jul 6, 2021 ]
A Message From Alyss
So, we fell just a few hundred short of our goal, but that's okay, because it's a "Flexible Goal" meaning we still get the funds raised (minus Indiegogo's cut) so we can and will fulfill the promised perks.
We are grateful to all who contributed, and yes you are all now founding members of the "Free Cosmos Project," with all the privileges membership entitles you thereto. (Unless you don't want the honor, we'll respect that too.) Which for now means we'll be whipping up a spiffy little Certificate for each of you, physical versions sent out with the physical books requested, and PDF versions for the rest.
Indiegogo will disburse the funds to us soon. And we've already got the ball rolling printing books, and postcards, as well as the above-mentioned FCP certificates. And we'll be talking a bit more about the Free Cosmos Project in the coming weeks.
Exterior shot of the Dejah Thoris, rocketing through space.
Caption: Aboard the Dejah Thoris, bound for Luna.
Nicole (from ship): This is zero magnification?
Seamus (from ship): I believe it is.
Another shot of space, focus is on two bright points close together, in the center of the field. We see Seamus' hand pointing at them.
Seamus: We're a third of the way there now.
Seamus: Terra and Luna can now be seen as two separate objects.
Establishing shot of Seamus and Nicole, seated at a small table. The wall beyond them is a wall-screen, showing a real-time view of space ahead of them.
Seamus: In a couple more days we'll be able to see them as discs rather than points of light.
Nicole: I've been thinking of going out to one of the lounges after dinner.
Looking past Nicole at Seamus, who brushes a lock of his hair away from his eye with a finger.
Seamus: Good. You need to learn how to deal with your situation, rather than ...
Seamus: Ffft. Stupid curls.
Nicole: If your hair bothers you why don't you cut it?
Two-shot of Nicole and Seamus
Seamus: I need to find an anesthesiologist I can trust first.
Nicole: An anesthesiologist?
Two-shot of Seamus and Nicole, who's looking a bit disgusted.
Seamus: My botched rejuvenation has presented many odd problems, besides my giantism.
Seamus: For example, I can fart at will.
Medium close-up of Seamus, again brushing a lock out of his eye.
Seamus: But specific to your question, my scalp hair has, well, mutated.
Seamus: Each strand has a single, long nerve growing in the center.
Looking past Seamus at Nicole, who looks incredulous.
Nicole: You mean your hair hurts?
Seamus: Only when I try to cut it.