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|Genesis||IN THE BEGINNING THERE WAS THE WORD. / Um, hello? / AND THE WORD WAS THE AUTHOR. / I'm ready to start my comic now. / THE PAGE WAS WITHOUT SHAPE OR LINE, A FEATURELESS VOID FILLED ONLY WITH POTENTIAL. / *Ahem.* / AND THE AUTHOR SAID: / Let there be art. / AND FROM HIS PENCIL FLOWED A PLETHORA OF LINE...|
|001: The World At Large||The place: Earth! The time: Soon! / Welcome to the future! A place where cold fusion has taken the place of the alkaline battery, robots take care of all menial labor, and every person on the globe lives a life of ease! / Or do they? / Meet Walter. Walter lives in the corporate-controlled dystopia...|
|002: Somewhat Close To Social||[Scene: Kuiper Terminal Bar And Lounge. WALTER is staring at an "alien" sitting a few stools away.] / LLOYD: You're looking at my conspicious lack of mouth, aren't you? / WALTER: Uh... / WALTER: No! No! Of course not! ...Well, yeah. What's up with that? Don't you, like, eat? / LLOYD: For the millionth...|
|003: A Little Dream Of Me||WALTER: So there I was... / IAN: HEY! / WALTER: What's going on? Who are you? / IAN: Well, you're dreaming, for one thing. Cant' you tell by the cloudy white edges of the panels? / WALTER: The pan... Wait. That doesn't answer anything. What do you want from me? What's all this for? / IAN: Hm. Since this...|
|004: Less Talk, More Rawk||WALTER: So I tried to forget my dream, but there was always... kind of a little voice in the back of my mind, telling me to do something different tfor once. I hated my job, I didn't have much of a social life, and I thought, well, might as well go to the moon, right? It's not as if I have anything better...|
|005: One Sweet Ride||DEXTROSE: The name's Dextrose. Dextrose Vanguard. And yes, I realize that it's a weird name. Just call me Dexy for now. / WALTER: I'm Walter Jimenez. And this is Lloyd... / LLOYD: ...ah... Smith. / DEXTROSE: Charmed. / LLOYD: So, after that delightful stroll up five flights of stairs, through a service tunnel,...|
|006: Kinda Like Summer Camp, Only No Bugs Or Vomiting||[Scene: On the Midnight Run.] / LLOYD: So where are we going? / DEXTROSE: Out to Allied Vectors HQ. I got a few things to take care of there. / LLOYD: You work for AV? What do you do? / DEXTROSE: Well, actually, I... it's kind of a... sort of... an all-over thing. It involves a lot of travel. / LLOYD: So...|
|007: Not A Morning Person||[It's still night.] / RADIO: *CLICK* Hey hey hey! It's the top of the hour here at 102.8 WQXZ: Rock Central! Classic, heavy, punk, art, we got it! / RADIO: It's a beautiful day here on New Antwerp Trans-Tel, and we're gonna start our day off with an uninterrupted half-hour-long block of classics from...|
|008: An Informal Reception||DEXTROSE: This is it, guys. Allied Vectors HQ. Situated right on top of the first nexus put into issue. It's a real thing of beauty. ...Okay, not really. It looks like a tire with a shoebox stuck in the treads. But it's the only way we're going to get out of this corner of the galaxy without becoming...|
|009: Now That's What I Call Character Development||[Dextrose returns.] / DEXTROSE: Hey. Did you get in? / WALTER: Yes. Yes, that's right. I'm only standing out here trying to make heads or tails of a ton of paperwork because I want to. / DEXTROSE: Really? Then you have blander tastes than I thought? / WALTER: No! I... look, you'll just have to talk to Mister...|
|010: Office Space||[Walter, Lloyd, Dextrose, and Ambrose walk into Ambrose's office/study.] / DEXTROSE: So, how's business? / AMBROSE: Not as good as it used to be. You'd think that I'd gain more experience as I got older, right? / DEXTROSE: I thought you were doing fine right now. / AMBROSE: Well, fine isn't good enough these...|
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