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We all stood on the stoop. I tightly gripped my bat as my stomach rumbled again. I do not think I can do this. Not on an empty stomach. There weren’t that many and the store wasn’t very far from here, but still. I’m hungry! I sighed. I must use the hunger as strength. Just remember how all of those people in “Hunger Games” felt when they had no food but still kicked ass. I must do so myself for their sake. There was one zombie still trying to get to us by walking into the gate. I sighed one more time as I took one foot off the stoop. Okay. So far so good. Now the other foot. I moved the other one off and I wasn’t on the stoop. I looked back at Amari and Ariana. They looked scared. Well, Ariana did because she knows this is real. My little sister looked normal. She just looked at things around her.

I slowly walked towards the zombie on our gate. He started getting riled up and vicious. He snarled and reached for me as I got closer and closer, but not close enough so he could grab me. I used the bat to unlatch the gate and waited for him to make his way to me. “What are you doing?” Ariana asked me. I didn’t respond. He noticed that there was an opening and walked towards it. Not slow, but like a normal human being. A normal human being with a limp and green, decaying skin with a taste for human flesh. Yeah, like a normal human being. I warmed myself up, stretching my neck and limbs, getting ready. Because there’s one thing I learned as a gamer is that everything is a game and what do you do with games? You have fun. He rushed at me, growling raspy at me.

“Batter up!” I said as I swung and brained him. He fell backwards, but since he was running, he sort of fell forward too and I smashed his head in a few more times with the bat. The squishing sound of his head sounded like water if it hits the floor really fast and hard. And he squirmed like a maggot. I mean, he was really squirming, even after I stopped.

“He’s still alive?!” Ariaan asked incredulously. “How?”

“I don’t know, but he’s not getting up so I guess he’s not a threat anymore.” I walked towards the gate. “Come on.” I looked back and they walked past the squirming zombie. The store was a few blocks away from us, but who knows how many zombies stood between us and the store called, ironic at the moment, “Munchies”. If there are any zombies inside that place, I will most likely be laughing. The street lights were still on, which was a good and bad thing. Good because we could see the zombies, but bad because they could see us. We turned left and ran down the street, carefully and cautiously, not to make any noise. We heard growling sounds and people screaming behind us so we ducked behind some bushes. I peeked over and there was a couple running from a group of zombies, about four or five zombies. I ducked back behind the bushes.

“Shit just got real.” I told Ariana and Amari. “We have to be careful and stuff so we won’t get killed.”

“Okay.” Ariana whispered. Amari said nothing. I kissed her on her forehead.

“We’ll be okay, okay?” She nodded quickly. I am starting to think that she doesn’t believe that this is a dream. I wish to God it was.

Submitted: February 06, 2014

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Wait, is this a dream? I hope not. I think it might be an assignment... :(

Thu, February 6th, 2014 9:32pm


You never know....

Thu, February 6th, 2014 2:00pm


That zombie should have used his head a little better before running towards a niqqa with a bat ;P. Seriously though I like how the situation is soo serious, but Riker still makes little jokes when he can :D. ~Poetic

Thu, February 6th, 2014 9:43pm


Yeah. Me and all me. lol thanks for reading.

Thu, February 6th, 2014 2:04pm

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