Frozen in Doubt

A doomsday narrative

Wally Roxanne
The Lark
Published in
8 min readJul 1, 2021


Photo by Mike Petrucci on Unsplash

(Part I)

Lost in my research, I lean forward hovering over mounds of data scattered across my desk.

As I complete my final calculations, my heart races.

"Oh my God. OH MY GOD!" I wail audibly.

No calm down. One final check, Walter, don't get ahead of yourself.