They weren’t really zombies, though. They spread out, and everyone stopped laughing at the stories of the “living zombies” as they soon ranged out of control. We tried for a while to keep laughing it off, me and my friends, since they were on the other side of the world from us, but our laughter grew ever more hollow with each new day.
Their military forces, the hordes pouring out of
We forgot that the most frightful defining feature of any zombie is that it makes us into them. They replenished their fallen numbers with those they captured and changed. That was horrible enough. What we didn’t know was that they didn’t have to act like a ravening, mindless horde. They’d been amongst us secretly for years now, sleeper agents made to go about their normal lives until this day when they emerged in force, where the sleepers would then awaken and hinder or cripple efforts to fight back. At one point, the Americans tried to launch one of their own atomic bombs upon
Suddenly, anyone could have been one of them, pretending to be a normal human and even carrying on friendships and relationships while plotting our downfall. Any error, any mistake by anyone in power or at a critical position, could be in truth an act of sabotage. As the cancer ate away at the heart of the