Today on Quantum Vibe: In the Gaelic
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First Seen: Mon 2012-01-02
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Sci-Fi Adventure Monday - Wednesday - Friday.
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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
Seamus is just outside the door to Dr. Sharkisian's office. He pauses, anticipating the experience will not be pleasant.
Seamus: {sigh}
Seamus (thought): Well, here we go.
Panel 2
Inside the door, Seamus is surprised to find himself face to face with a gruff-looking male Beltape, who sits behind a reception desk.
Beltape: Who are you?
Panel 3
Recovering from his momentary confusion, Seamus deals with the unusual receptionist. The receptionist is looking at a list on a small holoscreen before him.
Seamus: Ah, I am Dr. Seamus O Murchadha, here for an appointment with Dr. Sharkisian.
Beltape: Omurru-koo, omurru-koo ...
Panel 4
Seamus is flummoxed by this receptionist's uptake-slowness.
Beltape: T'ere is no 'Dr. Shaymis Omurru-koo' on te list.
Seamus: What? Nonsense.
Panel 5
Seamus presses on.
Seamus: Please look again – that's s-e-a-m-u-s, o, m-u-r-c-h-a-d-h-a.
Beltape: Uh, oh yeah t'ere it is.

Panel 6
The Beltape looks puzzled.
Beltape: But wait – t'at doesn't spell ' Shaymis Omurrukoo,' it spells 'see-mus oh-mur-chad-ha.' What are you tryin' ta pull?
Panel 7
Seamus is getting really irritated now.
Seamus: Of course it spells 'o murrukoo,' that's how it goes in the Gaelic.
Beltape: T'e what?

Panel 8
Now Beltape is getting steamed, and points towards the way Seamus came in.
Beltape: We don't do any of t'at gay-lick around here, buddy. T'is is a respectable establishment. Get out.