By Michael W. Layne
Published: May 25, 2013.
In the future, the Omega Pill solves everyone's health problems, making people disease-free and thin, but leaving them physically weak and lazy. Intensive exercise is now viewed as the primary risk factor for accidents and injuries, and is all but outlawed by the increasingly powerful healthcare giants. Most of society accepts the way things have become, but not the man known only as Runner.