October 7th, 2021

Egyptian

A Post-Apocalyptic Tale


Its the year 2028 in a post-apocalyptic flat-earth where the 5G cell towers were all destroyed by the remaining anti-vaxxers who survived the coronavirus' unsurprisingly targeted culling. A roving gang of ex-billionaires, having recently emerged from their underground yachts are sifting through the debris when they happen upon a remnant of times past; a mostly-intact mobile phone. The startled surprise amongst the group is palatable when it begins to perplexingly ring. A nervous glance all around and the former CEO, in a mixture of hope and anticipation (perhaps a member of Congress trying to reach out he thinks), presses, "Answer."
"We've been trying to reach you about your car warranty..."