Eposode 153: The Kids Are All Right

Comic Transcript

Panel 1.
[A new ship has appeared beside Epo and the school space ship.]
New ship: Got your message. Here to tow you back to the spaceport.
Alkina: Excellent! Thanks for getting here so fast!

Panel 2.
New ship: No problemo!
Alkina: When you get back, you should run full diagnostics to make sure that a computer virus that had infected my ship didn’t infect the school ship either.

Panel 3.
Epo: Alkina, I wouldn’t pass the virus on to the ship.
Alkina: I know, but they should check it anyway.

Panel 4.
Alkina: OK, kids, I am going to get going. It was nice… ahem… hanging out with you all.
[Laby texting on a phone-like device.]
Laby (murmuring): Ship got stuck in space. Met blue alien.

Panel 5.
Ludd: Wow, Kodu, you know so much! You too, Baltie. You guys have to teach me more when we get home!
Kodu and Baltie: Sure, Ludd.

Panel 6.
Alkina: Looks like everyone is going to be just fine. Let’s go, Epo.

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