A Captive Audience

Avatar Author: Jeffool Digital vagabond and opportunistic slacker, I've yet to find anything I can master for aptness of first ruining through a thorough shalacking of indifference and self-pity. Read Bio

There he stood again, staring at the mostly barren storefront with a splash of red along the floor. The snoring woman sat in the corner of the room, unmoving yet again. No matter how often she blacked out, eventually she woke again and started gasping for air and crying out when she saw him. He knew this was the only meal in town. How could one get inside?

A flicker of an idea popped into his rotting mind as his hands rose against the glass, nearly useless they only made a thud as the pane shuddered slightly, and he dropped them back to his side. He knew his attempt was pointless as the woman awoke and began shouting expletives.

He leaned against the glass and began gnawing at her image, wanting nothing more than to taste her flesh. Suddenly…Umm…He was shot in the head, or something.

View this story's details

Prequels

Sequels

Oh no! This story doesn't have a sequel. Want to fill in the blanks and write one?

Comments (4 so far!)

Average Reader Rating

  1. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    Great scene from the zombies perspective. Wasn’t thrilled with the ending, but I guess it relates to the prequel.

  2. Avatar Chad Wright

    I love it. Great call back to the first story.

  3. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    nice sequel, you stuck with the style and entertained us in the middle.

  4. Avatar Mostly Harmless

    A very creative sequel, and you’ve got to love a story within a story! This line made it for me: ‘How could one get inside?’ – Inspired! Zombies thinking in the Queen’s English? Brilliant!

    I hope this goes somewhere now, could make a good series… MH :)

Inspired by

There he sat again, staring at the mostly white webpage that was splashed with a hint of red up in the banner. The blinking cursor sat in the...

Writer's Block by Cid

This story's tags are