The Rise of Omicron

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The minion scrambled into the main control room and cowered.

“Boss! They’re still not scared.”

“Hmmm. We need a new variant,” the controller said, stroking a determined chin.

“They weren’t scared of Delta.”

“No, that much is clear. Peasants,” sneered the controller. “What’s a scarier sounding Greek letter?”

“Uh — Omicron? It sounds like an evil Transformer.”

“Good. Good! Omicron it is.”

THE RISE OF OMICRON – Now at theaters everywhere

Published by WarrenBluhm

Wordsmith and podcaster, Warren is a reporter, editor and storyteller who lives near the shores of Green Bay with his wife, two golden retrievers, Dejah and Summer, and Blackberry, an insistent cat. Author of It's Going to Be All Right, Echoes of Freedom Past, Full, Refuse to be Afraid, Gladness is Infectious, 24 flashes, How to Play a Blue Guitar, Myke Phoenix: The Complete Novelettes, A Bridge at Crossroads, The Imaginary Bomb, A Scream of Consciousness, and The Imaginary Revolution.

One thought on “The Rise of Omicron

  1. Ah, let the doctors have their fun. We’re probably not going to live long enough to see the rise of Covid-Omega anyway.

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