Keeping watch at the cemetery at all times is darn expensive, in shotgun shells if not in man-hours. And all the folks rising up was older folks anyhow. So we killed two birds with one stone and put the new community center right there in the graveyard for the risen dead to use.

I’ll grant you that the smell can sometimes be a bit much, but most of the old-timers are happy just doing the usual community center things like bingo and playing cards. All that stuff about eating brains? Hurtful stereotype.

And hell, folks go there all the time to play with them, least until the smell gets to be too much, anyhow. We keep the door heat-locked so only folks that are alive can get out, and the odd bad apple we have gets put down by Dr. Winchester with 60 CCs of buckshot.

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