It’s 2050. They said the hole would’ve been fixed by now, but they were wrong. Oh, God, those scientists and politicians and environmentalists were so wrong. The hole didn’t close, it got bigger, and it let in the disease.

The disease started in the 2030s; no one paid much attention, then. It was merely a buzz on trash TV. Now, more than half the population is quarantined and the other half is operating on fear. This is no way to live.

Excuse me, where are my manners? My name is Dr. Frances Toivoa; my team and I are working on a cure to save your life. I can’t promise that everything will be okay, but I can promise that we’re trying.

Do you trust me? I don’t blame you.

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