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Quantum Vibe
Strip 2401 of Quantum Vibe
Today on Quantum Vibe: Reservations
Strip 2401 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Mon 2023-01-30
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Sci-Fi Adventure Monday & Thursday.
Dark plans fall like thunderbolts.
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Quantum Vibe

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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Transcript For Strip 2401

Panel 1
In the village of Gruensk, an odd pair walk along: A lumbering giant and a normal-sized man with longish, wavy hair and a mustache. Both carrying the same bags we saw Li and William carrying on the previous page.

Giant: Why do I have to wear this ridiculous disguise, while you look so … dashing?

Mustache guy: Because the disguises work best when they conform to our actual sizes.

Mustache guy: And, I am dashing.

Panel 2
The pair continue walking.

Giant: You know, these holo-disguises can be seen through with the right tech.

Giant: And, our quarry likely has that.
Mustache: True ...

Panel 3
Another angle on the pair

Mustache: … But the locals don’t.

Mustache: This way we look like we come from maybe a few hundred klicks away rather than a few million light-years. Less likely to draw attention.

Panel 4
Another angle on the same scene. A pair of locals walks past, gawking a bit at the giant.

Giant: So you were saying?

Mustache: I said ‘less likely,’ not unlikely.

Mustache: But I guarantee we won’t generate the buzz our actual appearance would cause.

Panel 5
Two-shot of the pair

Giant: So how far to the inn?

Mustache: Pretty much the other side of town.

Mustache: But the route we’re walking gives us a good lay of the place, which may be of benefit later.

Panel 6
The pair approach the tavern. It is fully night now and the inn provides nearly all the illumination.

Mustache: Okay, this is the tavern.

Giant: Do we have reservations?

Mustache: I have a few, but no, I didn’t call ahead.

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