Franklin and Valeria Richards:
Franklin: My dad created the Future Foundation aftr all those smart-people conferences he had to go to started to burn him out.
Val: “Our ongoing and never-ending education” is the primary goal of the Future Foundation. So.. who are the FF?
We’re… I’d say extraordinary, which is true, but I’d like to avoid the qualification that comes bundled with that term — and express, rather, the uniqueness of those present. There are, within our numbers, singular specimens of life and intelligence. And experience.
We will outlive the Fantastic Four. We are what comes next. So how can we lead the way for the rest of the known universe?
What my father wishes to build isn’t just his legacy, but, with these unique people, the future. The road to it, and through it. What unsolvable problems might we, in our weird singularity, solve?
Franklin: I have a Galactus, like a pet!
Val: It’s that kind of thing, Mr. Lang.
- from FF #1 (2013) by Matt Fraction and Michael Allred. January 2013.