(A preview of some ghoulish giggles coming in 2017 (hopefully!).)
All it took was one mistake. That mistake came in the form of a raised tree root catching a shoe. Fleeing without focus proved to be the downfall of the footwear's owner. Trey Sherfale hit the dirt with a breath expelling thud. His fear was greater than any landing pain. But the root's grasp outranked fear. It took precious seconds for the young man to pull his foot free. And then it was too late.
Sounds of footsteps staggered closer as a shadow rose over Trey. His terror-wide eyes stared into the decayed face of one that no one wants to see - a zombie! The cranium captivated corpse opened its jaws wide as it reached for the screaming man's brown haired scalp.
"Roger!" Someone placed a rotting hand on the zombie's exposed shoulder joint. He cast an irritated glare at the intruder. Missing skin and failing muscle structure did little to hide Laura's d