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The zombies are everywhere now. There's no escape.
Every country. Every city. Every street.
Automatons. Obsessed. Possessed.
Only the very young are free of the curse.
"I'm here, Mummy? Daddy?" There's no reply.
Hordes of children abandoned at the gates of technology.
The forgotten digital orphans. The true living dead.
21st century kids. Ignored. Bored. Flawed.
They too will fall prey to the saviour.
The zombies prod... and stroke... and scroll... and gabble.
Their devotion is all consuming. They worship without question.
Who is their hollow God? Their false Idol? Their attention thief?
Any mobile phone you care to mention.

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    Jason Mott over 3 years ago

    This drabble makes you sound as cynical as me! Well done.

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    Bryan Thomas over 3 years ago

    Thanks, Jason, that made me laugh!

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    Horrorshow over 3 years ago

    As someone who loathes having to have a mobile phone, I loved this drabble!

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    Chris Walker over 3 years ago

    Good one again Bryan!

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    Bryan Thomas about 3 years ago

    Thanks for the comments, folks!

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    John Moralee about 3 years ago

    Enjoyed this story. I hope the zombies exposed to the constant radiation from those mobile phones don't get _cell_ damage!

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