Quantum Vibe
Strip 807 of Quantum Vibe
Today on Quantum Vibe: The saddest story
Strip 807 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Tue 2014-04-08
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Colors: Zeke Bieser
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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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Transcript For Strip 807

Panel 1
Flashback scene (Li in cameo): A middle-aged couple sit in recliners watching a video on a wall-screen. Behind them, a young and sullen Li walks by looking at a hand-Screen.
Li: I wasn't adopted, but passed around a series of foster families.
Li: Most of them were layabouts, just babysitting for pay.
Li: I didn't mind them much, as I liked being left alone.
Panel 2
An even more sullen young Li with 'do-gooder' type foster parents, who smile too hard. One of them is holding up a fancy suit of boy's clothes for him.
Caption (Li): 'What was worse were the do-gooders, who thought they could 'fix' me with enough overbearing I mean, loving attention.
Caption: 'I had to fight them just to keep my sanity.'
Panel 3
Young Li sits at a computer console with a kindly, middle-aged black man.
Caption: 'Finally, there was Sam.
Caption: 'Sam was a journeyman cyberhacker. He had an insight into how computer networks work and liked to share.'
Panel 4
A wide-eyed young Li at a keyboard, from the monitor's perspective. In the background around Li are the cascading streams of characters symbolic of the cyber-world.
Caption: 'I'd always just thought of networks as the way you get music and vids, and order pizza.
Caption: 'I hadn't realized just how much you could actually do with them.'

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