Is it wrong to be in awe, to have a secret admiration for a microscopic being, so warlike, so bent on world domination?
Given the opportunity, I'm not so sure I wouldn't be jumping ship, as they jump species, pledging my allegiance to the conqueror. Not so much to save my own skin, but in true admiration of a superior entity.
Ebola. The thrill of fear is matched by fascination. Clever and relentless, a unified drive hiding within strands and loops. Microbreaks. Hot zones. Every opportunity will be snatched.
I wonder about the secret lives of lethal viruses. How do they imagine the world, once they have conquered every host?