After the End by Bonnie Dee

By Bonnie Dee

The top of the realm is barely the start. Zombies are at the free and the area is falling aside. within the culture of apocalyptic novels resembling Stephen King's THE STAND, a gaggle of strangers on a new york subway are introduced jointly within the identify of survival. the crowd follows the lead of Ari Brenner, a tender guy who doesn't realize his personal management characteristics and believes they stick with him just because he wears a military uniform. Lila Teske, a faculty scholar learning philosophy, unearths her non-violent ideals proven within the crucible of a zombie assault. There are different individuals of the various staff, however the concentration of the tale is on Ari and Lila, teens who know about sacrifice and internal energy in the course of the ordeal. With the city's infrastructure down and conversation with the surface global curtailed the survivors head towards the closest marina. once they meet a lab tech who could have an answer to the virus, they understand his security is paramount and it's extra very important than ever that they get off the island. yet zombies aren't the one risk that impedes them on their perilous trip.

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Jesus, this kid was depending on him to get them out of here. All of them were depending on him, and he didn't have a clue which way to go. Lila pressed her hand against his back, her palm warm and reassuring splayed across his spine. "Breathe," she said. " Easier said than done, but he obeyed, closing his eyes, which ached from trying to search for any glimmer of light the entire time they'd been hiking through this limbo. He breathed in the dank, oxygen-deprived air and slowly released it. Breathed again and smelled the rotten scent of garbage.

He could swear its hand had moved. " He jogged over and crouched beside the mangled body of a man in an overcoat way too hot for the day. Probably a homeless guy. They always seemed to wear layers of everything they owned, winter or summer. The stench of blood and excrement rose from the sprawled form. Ari held his breath, put a hand on the man's shoulder and gently rolled him over. You weren't supposed to move an injured person, but as bad as this guy looked, it hardly seemed to matter. The dead man appeared to have been ripped apart by some kind of carnivore.

Derrick clambered to the top and out the hole. Ari had been worried Ronnie would freak out about climbing the ladder, but she scurried up it like pirate climbing rigging into her brother's waiting arms. Ann then Deb went, followed by Mrs. Scheider, who climbed slowly but steadily. Joe went behind her to ensure she didn't slip and Hector followed him. At last only Ari and Lila remained. "Go ahead," he urged, glancing down the tunnel as he pushed her toward the ladder. There were moving shapes looming in the dark, coming closer, running fast but with an odd, reeling gait.

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