Prologue to our tale

Bitcoin's mempool has risen from 150K unconfirmed transactions to 300K, with most expiring incomplete. That's about a 4% loss rate. Would you be happy if your ATM/credit card worked 96% of the time? ohhh-1

And in 7-8 months, miners' income halves and most network capacity will be facing bankruptcy again. Fifty percent bankrupted in 2022. popcorn

And the band played on. andTheBandPlayedOn