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Bad Luck at the Quantum Madness Bar & Grill by Nadya Johnson

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Tom thinks Crow lucked out: but Crow suspects he’s got a heap of trouble on his hands! (No one said life was fair)

Some drinking holes are downright dangerous: especially so, in parallel dimensions!



Tom and Crowe’s Un-Excellent Adventure – 21

The Saga Continues…
Inspired by Dr. Who, MSTK-3 & other sci-fi shows

The backdrop for this one is Quark’s Bar ~ not the one aboard DS-9: the one which used to be in Vegas at the Star Trek Casino. Alas! It’s gone today. It was Very Cool – no Trekker should have missed it, gambling aside. The casino itself was a space station. Every now and then, alarms went off when Klingon ships attacked (you could see them coming through the open portals in the ceiling). The bartenders dressed in Starfleet uniforms. There were aliens around at every turn. They also had a Trek Museum (fantastic!) and a ride. The ride was a realistic simulation of a wild trip aboard a shuttlecraft with Klingon battlecruisers close behind! When you deboarded – somewhat dizzy – there it was ~ Quark’s Bar, complete with the Ferengi’s! Nearby of course, was the obligatory Star Trek Store ~ where everything was so expensive even I didn’t buy a solitary thing (didn’t think I had a real need or the bankroll, to own the Enterprise in GOLD (!) or spend $600 on a ST leather jacket!)

In the latter 90’s it was very popular (had to wait at least an hour for the ride) so I was taken back a little when I heard they changed it all to something else. Then — Vegas IS an Alternate Universe! lol

Brushes (characters) derived from photos of my figures, as always. Tom’s double (blue) is drinking Romulan Ale; I had some once, but gave it to my son – another Trekker – so for this, I used a clip.

Little robots in the background, each with their own metal dogs, are derived from vintage toys.

At this point in time, the ’bots really ARE “Where No One Has Gone Before!”

(rest of the series is here)

The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery. Francis Bacon

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  • Ogre
    Ogreover 2 years ago

    OMG! TWO K-9’s?

  • Yeh, they’re everywhere! lol! Word is, according to the Science Channel, that if – as some cosmologists believe, the Multiverse is Infinite – then the “copies” of our world (and us) are also Infinite. So the question then becomes, where do we stand on the scale?? One would hate to think they’re the Craziest of All Possible Alternative Identities ~ so I won’t even go there! ha! :-o

    – Nadya Johnson

  • Karen  Helgesen
    Karen Helgesenover 2 years ago

    LOVE this and LOVE the video! I feel like I am in downtown Nashville on a Sat. night! Or in New Orleans….and the title is fabulous! I love what you did with this piece…so imaginative and creative and love the story you are telling with it!! C.S. Lewis wrote ( it was about writing..but, works for art as well)…“…Show it. Don’t tell it”. I love that quote! Great work, my friend!

  • Thank you for your most awesome comment, Karen! :)) I get the feeling you and I could have had some fun in Nashville! LOL! Glad you’ve enjoyed this crazy little series – appreciate your great support a lot!

    – Nadya Johnson

  • Monnie Ryan
    Monnie Ryanover 2 years ago

    Gotta watch out for those wicked city women! Super job, Nadya!

  • Thanks, Monnie! Yep — Crow is in deep do-do once again. lol!

    – Nadya Johnson

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 2 years ago

  • Huge Thanks, Francis!

    – Nadya Johnson

  • Dlouise
    Dlouiseover 2 years ago

    LOL,,,another good one Nadya,,,love it!!

  • : ))) Thanks! Really appreciate your comment!

    – Nadya Johnson

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorover 2 years ago


  • Thanks Liz, I really appreciate your comment!

    – Nadya Johnson

  • Carol and Mike Werner
    Carol and Mike...over 2 years ago

    Delightful . . . wonderful adventures . . .

  • Thanks! You do realize, THEY’RE making up this stuff — not me?!! lol!

    – Nadya Johnson

  • frankula49
    frankula49over 2 years ago

    Hahaha So Funny Nadya……it seems no matter where you go in the Universe and in every Sci Fi series there is always that strange Bar….Lol
    Great Work Nadya…….Love It!

  • Thank you, Frank! Yep – - yet another out of the mainstream drinking hole… I guess the galaxy is full of ‘em! LOL Glad you’re enjoying these adventures!

    – Nadya Johnson

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