I don't have to run fast . . .

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Run! They came out of nowhere and I just did what came natural. I could hear the screams of Billy behind me. It’s kinda sick but it really is just like the old joke “I don’t have to run fast, I just have to run faster than you”.

Billy and I were stupid and went looking for food. We were holed up in that electronics store for 3 days before hunger beat the fear of them back far enough for us to venture outside. We found food alright but look where we are now, Billy is probably a god damed zombie by now and I’m running for my life trying like hell not to piss my pants. Again.

Guns. I need some fucking guns. I should have thought of it before but when the shit hits the fan and the world ends that should be the first thing you go find. You would think I would know better after watching all those apocalypse flicks.

How in the hell am I going to survive this? I’m starting to wish I hadn’t . . .

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  1. Avatar Azuriris

    I love that saying you used. Fits perfectly with your story. I laughed at forgetting to find guns—your’re right, wouldn’t that be our first mission if we survived? But it’s not like they are just lying around… Great story—captures the terror and desperation :)

  2. Avatar threedot

    Nice – my luck? I’d be Billy…

  3. Avatar Wilson A.

    Given where the sequel goes you might be better off being Billy. Thanks for the comments and the ratings.

  4. Avatar StudMuffin (LoA)

    WHAT?!
    Only two swear words?
    And this is supposed to be the so-called lucky survivors’s laments prequel?!
    WHAT?!

  5. Avatar Radical Yellow Duck

    Az,

    Actually at my place I DO have guns just laying around. And here is a helpful hint , they can be used for more than just zombie attacks.

  6. Avatar Xe Sands

    Love the play on this quote…it’s actually bandied about pretty frequently in our house.

    Took this, wilw’s piece, and “The End of the World as We Know It” and created “A Zombie Apocalypse, in Three Acts.”

    http://soundcloud.com/xe_sands/zombie-apocalypse-in-3-acts

  7. Avatar Xe Sands

    Love the play on this quote…it’s actually bandied about pretty frequently in our house.

    Took this, wilw’s piece, and “The End of the World as We Know It” and created “A Zombie Apocalypse, in Three Acts.”

    http://soundcloud.com/xe_sands/zombie-apocalypse-in-3-acts

  8. Avatar Xe Sands

    Love the play on this quote…it’s actually bandied about pretty frequently in our house.

    Took this, wilw’s piece, and “The End of the World as We Know It” and created “A Zombie Apocalypse, in Three Acts.”

    http://soundcloud.com/xe_sands/zombie-apocalypse-in-3-acts

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