Subject: Slowly, the thing came into view.
Posted on: 2010-09-22 20:51:00 UTC

Paused. And looked towards them. Turned. And began shuffling in their direction.

SttQ took a second to aim, and squeezed the trigger. The report of the gun thundered through the dead silence.

She hit the thing in the middle of its forehead. It didn't fall backwards like a living human would. Instead, its legs spasmed, and it pitched to the alley wall, its body twitching and jerking as it slid down to the trash-littered concrete. The thing's tongue lolled out horribly for a moment, and then it was still.

Slowly, with shaking hands, SttQ lowered her gun, and turned, ashen-faced, to her companion. Her mouth felt bone-dry as she said, "Galenfea, I think that was a zombie."

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