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Strip 26 - Click on page above to goto the next page. -- First Seen: 2008-10-20
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Strip 26

Panel 1
Three-shot of Guy, Fiorella and Babbette (we can reverse the view now)
Guy and Fiorella look somewhat flabbergasted, Babbette is reconsidering her last remark

Guy: You have no elected officials?

Babbette: Uh, that is, we have a more traditional form of government…

Panel 2
Guy and Fiorella are now just looking puzzled as Babbette speaks to them.

Babbette: I’ll ask my sons, Bert and Ernie, to meet you in the café for breakfast – shall we say, 30 VMT?

Guy: Er, VMT?

Panel 3
Medium shot of Babbette as she explains the time-system. Over her shoulder, show Mars, with Valles Marineris (the really large, deep valley visible on its surface) in plain view.

Babbette: Vallis Marineris Time. We do most of our off-world business with Mars, and they use a decimal clock. We synchronize to Vallis Marineris, where most folks on Mars live.

Babbette (2): So 30 VMT is 30% of a Martian day past midnight in the VM time zone.

Panel 4
Same shot as Panel 2, Guy and Fiorella still looking confused. Babbette looks upward with a resigned ('tourists!') look.

Babbette: Don’t worry, I’ll set a wake-up call for 27. That’ll give you enough time to shower and dress.

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