Monday, October 14, 2013
How The Zombie Apocalypse Really Started
"It seemed harmless. Benign. Beneficial, even! It could bring nothing but good to humanity, four out of five scientists agreed. The fifth scientist disappeared quietly under mysterious circumstances.
The corporations grew ever bold, seeking to profit. People could not get enough, my grandfather told me. Farms sprang up overnight, to create vast fields of the bacilli. It was spectacular, the brilliant colors, as binary fission occurred.
People traveled for miles to photograph that, believe it or not.
Then suddenly, not so harmless anymore. People died, writhing and screaming in hideous pain, nothing we could do.
Then they came back."
The prompt was to pick a word from page 99 of the Oxford English Dictionary and write 99 words. Can you tell I've seen one too many Activia commercials?