Written by Ian Kiyingi Muddu
“They’ve locked us in here and they’re going to wait for the virus to finish us off.” Thus goes a caption on a WhatsApp GIF Dalen sends to fellow retail workers. The workers have just found themselves marooned in Mega Mart when a customer with a suspected contagion goes into seizures before their very eyes.
Wait a minute… we are leaping ahead of the story of The Shopping Dead. Let’s retrace our steps to the beginning.