Today on Quantum Vibe: Sir sleeps-a-lot
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First Seen: Mon 2013-11-04
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Colors: Zeke Bieser
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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
with the adventures of some unique people in fantastic places.
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The Transcript For This Page
Seamus' suite. In the foreground, Nicole is seated at a small table, reading something on her Screen, a cup of warm beverage in hand. In the background, Murphy is exiting Seamus' bedroom as the door irises closed behind her.
Murphy: He's going to sleep now.
Nicole (not quite paying attention): Hm
Murphy stands next to the table where Nicole is seated. She seems troubled.
Murphy: He's always retiring early. He seems to sleep a lot.
Nicole: Well, he's really old – 339 years, I think. Oldest man in the System, maybe.
Murphy leans against a chair, looking a bit tired herself.
Murphy: My former … Po Xu-ke was the oldest – 400 Terran years when he died.
Murphy: There are currently eleven other humans in the System older than 340 years, according to Longevity Matrix.
Nicole grins wryly at Murphy, who does not appreciate her tone.
Nicole: Po Xu-ke was your … master? He was your owner, wasn't he? Did he like to tie you up and ...
Murphy: He loved me. And … I loved him.