Sounds a bit dark...
Nowadays it sounds quite precisely, after half of a year of a quarantine, masked faces, fear mongering, uncertainty about the future. 'Brave new world' is another missing phrase as well. 2020-09-18.
Just the prelude to the last chapter, amigo
...and it bites!
I think that the equivalent of "Reality bites" would be "Rzeczywistość skrzeczy" (Reality screeches).