Just because she’s dead doesn’t means she’s stupid.
by Stan Faryna
The back of her head was pressed against the door, she did a face palm. Was it an aha moment? Or was it an acceptance of an inescapable inevitability? Or a physical reflex of memories or déjà vu.
Do zombies do face palms?
She was beautiful. It didn’t matter to him that her irises were silver or her pupils were rings of yellow and black. It didn’t matter that her lips were violet without lip stick. Her form and features were perfect.
The disease had not robbed her of everything. There were also memories – memories, fears and anger that were uncorrupted by the HK-63351 fungal-virus.
It didn’t matter she was a zombie, Daryl thought she was hot. The violet hair was a total turn on.
“I know you can hear me,” he said from the other side of the door as he pulled the handcuffs out of his back pocket.
I know you’re in there. Somewhere inside that body. I know that you don’t have to be controlled by this thing. That you are more than your hunger.
I know that you can still love and be loved.”
She gasped for air. A tear slipped from the yellow-white edge of her eye.
“I’m going to open the door and if you can’t say something, maybe you can hear me out. Maybe, you can just listen to what I have to say. Consider my proposal…”
The door unlocked. She slid along the wall out of the way of the door.
“You’re so fucking beautiful,” Daryl said as he gently opened the door and admired her.
He was going to tap that.
She turned to him, gently put her hands on his unshaven face and lifted her lips to his.
He closed his eyes and she bit off his nose.
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Stan Faryna is writing an epic novel. All of the world is crumbling like unrepaired, ancient walls but 18 year old gamer, blogger and entrepreneur John Dionysius finds the woman who he’s been dreaming about all of his life – a dream in which she is murdered as he watches helplessly from the eyes of a child.
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