#2 Franklin Blibble: Fluidic Bombardier

| November 2, 2010 | 8 Comments

In the year 20xx, American chemists stumbled upon a synthetic fluid that was capable of holding consciousness. These Fluidic beings were soon harnessed to machines that could contain them, and be controlled by their hydraulic abilities. Humankind had finally realized the dream of creating life to use for menial labor. But of course, the Fluidics eventually rebelled against their masters.

200 years later, a continuously raging war has reduced both sides to a primitive twentieth-century level of technology.

Franklin is a bombardier in the Fluidic army who chafes in its role as faceless killer. Having spent its growing years near the border with Mexico, it had had contact with many humans – even having secret friends among the enemy ranks. In his heart he believes that the war is pointless, though to admit it would make him guilty of treason. So, he drops his bombs where they do little damage. Franklin’s squad ridicules it mercilessly, thinking it to be an incompetent fool.

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  1. JoeCook says:

    Awesome stuff! You’ve already got me interested in this whole world.

  2. Jason Week says:

    Thanks! I’m trying to create a unique world for each character – it makes the exercise more interesting.

  3. drivet says:

    Very cool! I love how he’s holding a flower! 🙂

  4. KingGolem says:

    Oh man, that is SUCH a cool idea. Liquid A.I.’s, awesome. Good drawing, too.

  5. Warren says:

    That is AWESOME! Bring it ON!!!

  6. Ed Spradley says:

    I like this one a lot. Totally original idea.

  7. K says:

    It’s by turns poignant, awesome, and tragic. I hope this gets developed to a full-fledged story soon!

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