dead girl walking

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Young Adult  |  House: Booksie Classic

20 year old who lives in the far future. She and the rest of the world are fighting an incurable disease called The Bite. A researcher went to Darjeeling, a town in India, and brought the disease
home with him, to Sioux Falls. The only thing keeping humanity alive is a drug that fights the disease, but can’t kill it. When the main character runs out of money and cannot afford her daily
dose, she prepares herself, but she notices something the next day. She’s not dead

Table of Contents

Chapter One

Submitted: June 13, 2018

There is no one in the country who is safe. We are all infected. There is no way to cure the illness and certainly no way to avoid it. ... Read Chapter

Chapter Two

Submitted: June 13, 2018

“I’m not dead! What? How is that possible?” I literally have no words. I shouldn’t be alive. How am I alive? Did the researcher... Read Chapter

Chapter Three

Submitted: June 14, 2018

We were about to leave the house when Charlotte turned to me, halfway out the door, “Last chance, are you sure you want to do this? Onc... Read Chapter

Chapter Four

Submitted: June 14, 2018

The roads are really quiet. The only thing I can hear is the sound of birds in the trees above us, chirping “good morning” to each ot... Read Chapter

Chapter Five

Submitted: June 14, 2018

Day Three, and we’re still in Iowa. Looks like we won’t be getting to Virginia is four days after all. I wake up to the sound of qu... Read Chapter

Chapter Six

Submitted: June 14, 2018

“Hey. Wake up. Josephine. Helloooooo.” I move slightly more into the seat cushion to hide my face and let out a small, “No.” I ... Read Chapter

Chapter Seven

Submitted: June 14, 2018

“JOSEPHINE! JOSEPHINE! WAKE UP OH MY GOD!” I shoot up and look around frantically. “WHAT WHAT WHY ARE WE SCREAMING?” I yell... Read Chapter

Chapter Eight

Submitted: June 14, 2018

This is by far my favorite chapter!
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Chapter Nine

Submitted: June 14, 2018

Spencer? I thought he wasn’t real! How could he be here if I made him up? “Josie? Are you okay?” Charlotte waves her hand in fron... Read Chapter

Chapter Ten

Submitted: June 14, 2018

The next few days consists of nurses coming in and out of my room and Spencer’s room. Sometimes just my room because Spencer usually ... Read Chapter

Chapter Eleven

Submitted: June 14, 2018

Dr. Odom came in with a couple nurses and walked over to the middle of the room. “Who is going to go first?” he asked, his eyes sca... Read Chapter

Chapter Twelve

Submitted: June 14, 2018

Two days have gone by without a word about Asher. We’ve tried to go down to the lab multiple times but no one will let us in there, a... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirteen

Submitted: June 14, 2018

I speed back to my room and swing the door open, but Charlotte and Spencer are not back yet. We really should have had a better plan fo... Read Chapter

Chapter Fourteen

Submitted: June 14, 2018

“HOURS! You’ve had him here for two days and you give us a few hours to say goodbye to him!” Spencer starts going over to Dr. Odo... Read Chapter

Chapter Fifteen

Submitted: June 14, 2018

“NO!” I scream and run over to him. “No, come back, come back.” but it’s no use. He’s gone. “DAMN IT!” We back ... Read Chapter