Today on Quantum Vibe: Freedomz Feenix
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First Seen: Mon 2012-06-04
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Sci-Fi Adventure Monday - Wednesday - Friday.
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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How does a society without a formal government deal with crime and criminal conspiracies? In the far-future space-city known as Bubbleopolis, they do it with a mixture of wit, grit, and a culture based on rolling up one's sleeves and doing what must be done. Diana Martelli, a recent arrival, likes to call it compassionate individualism.
Big Head Press announces the release of the latest graphic novel in the QUANTUM VIBE series: Château Périlleux, in which young Diana is tasked with finding out who killed a supposedly un-killable android -- and uncovers a conspiracy which shakes the very foundations of the city and its culture.
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The Transcript For This Page
Dr. Sharkisian and Seamus in Sharkisian's office.
Sharkisian: The next day's installment was delayed when the Freedomz Feenix node was knocked offline by a sophisticated cyber-attack.
Sharkisian: Two days later, the node was back up and this was their first vidcast:
Claud Southend's face in front of a new graphic reminiscent of the first, but Nicole is not smiling and the text reads, 'Nicole Oresme: Criminal or Victim?'
Claud: I DOAN KNOE HAO MUTCH TIEM ILL HAS BEFORE DIS NOAD IZ KNOCKD DOWN AGAIN, SO ILL BE CONCIZE ...
A new graphic behind Southend's face -- some file footage of Rando Greene.
Claud: WE HAS BEEN PROVIDD WIF SUM INFO DAT IZ BOTH EXPLOSIV AN CODE-VERIFID BY NONE OTHR THAN SMITH & HOLDR RESOLUSHUNS.
Claud: DIS AR TEH RANDO GREENE, SUPPOZEDLY FREE-LANZ PUBLICIST ...
Southend in front of a frame showing Greene and Nicole at the table in Club Leykis
Southend: RECORDZ SHOW CHEEZ SUSPECT NICOLE ORESME SPENT TEH EVENIN WIF GREENE SHORTLY BEFORE HER ARREST ...
Southend: ... YET TEH POLICE NEVR QUESHUND GREENE BOUT TEH CHEEZ FINDZ ON ORESMEZ PERSON, NOR BOUT HER CONTENSHUN HE ATTEMPTD 2 RAPE HER LATR DAT EVENIN.
Southend in front of the frame now showing Herberto Bustamante where Claud had confronted him previously.
Southend: DEN THARS TEH MATTR OV HERBERTO BUSTAMANTE.
Southend: BUSTAMANTE PRESENTD HIM AT ORESMEZ ARRAIGNMENT AS HER ATTORNEY, BUT SHE DECLARD HE WUZ NOT HOO HE CLAIMD 2 BE.
Medium close-up of Southend
Southend: BUSTAMANTE HAD CLAIMD HE HAD BEEN HIRD BY ORESMEZ ASSURANCE AGENCY, BUT IN FACT HE HAS NO TIEZ 2 DAT AGENCY, SMITH & HOLDR RESOLUSHUNS, AT ALL.
Now the graphic shows Rando in a circle linked to portraits in numerous other circles, most prominently Leroy, (labeled 'Leroy Hamilton, Former Police Chief') the 'Prosecutor Ursula Shroeder,' 'Judge Judith Neopolitan,' the 'Attorney Herberto Bustamante', the two cops who arrested Nicole ('Mike Weatherbee' and 'Carla Poblano'), the prison guard we've seen several times, and several others ranging from obvious thugs to well-groomed elite types.
Southend (voiceover): BUSTAMANTE IZ PART OV CLANDESTINE NETWORK COMPOSD OV LAW ENFORCERS, ATTORNEYS, AN KNOWN CRIMINALS, ALL LINKD 2 RANDO GREENE.
Two-shot of Seamus and Sharkisian, viewing the room screen. Seamus looks incredulous.
Seamus: This is sounding like a Gabrielle Lord novel.
Sharkisian: Gabrielle who?
Seamus: Long story.
Sharkisian: Anyway, it gets worse.