A Feast of Flesh: Tales of Zombies, Monsters, and Demons by Aaron Polson

By Aaron Polson

Stories of undead fiends, bloodthirsty monsters, and hideous nightmare-ghouls ready to rend and tear human flesh...

A dinner party of Flesh includes:

"Cargo" - in a publish apocalyptic desert, one little woman reaches out in friendship

"Tesoro's Magic Bullet" - they shot Tesoro in Iraq, yet this Marine didn't die

"The method of items in Fly-Over Country" - in a zombie littered wilderness, the undead usually are not the one ones to fear

"Former Vocations" - a poem of the useless and their prior lives

"The Distillery" - Tommy needs to get earlier the gray males if he desires his female descendant to live

"In the Primal Library" - little boys' imaginations supply start to hungry, lustful things

"Familiar Faces" - survivors, one resort room, and a number of zombies

"Sea of eco-friendly, Sea of Gold" - the place even the prairie grass hungers

"Bona Fide King of His Realm" - Uncle Rego is a monster

"Down There" - in a city with wealthy background, the useless outnumber the dwelling

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Ray sighed. ” He glanced back at Brian’s tent. “Brian still doesn’t know,” he said, turning back around. ” “I guess. Tomorrow maybe. I dunno. ” “So you think there’s any way to stop this curse? ” Chris stared long and hard at the dark ground in front of him. ” Ray nodded. ” He turned away. ” Ray swivelled back around. ” Ray frowned. ” “Ginnumarra. You can hear her in the forest. ” “I can’t hear anything,” Ray said, and that was the truth—the forest was silent. “Yes, Ginnumarra has stopped for the night.

Tied to the soggy and broken cord was a metal plate, into which was imbedded a brown stone. The stone was jagged and quite unremarkable, but the small sparkling rock housed within was breathtaking. It was bright, yet the glow didn’t hurt his eyes. It was colourful, like a rainbow as seen through a diamond. He closed his eyes and pictured giving the amulet to Gemma. With his eyes closed, he felt like sleeping, but he knew he couldn’t. He had too much to do. Now he had found Ginnumarra, he needed to bury her.

I don’t deserve any rewards, I know that, but please, give my kid a break. He knew the amulet wasn’t a magic lamp; there was no genie inside eager to grant him three wishes. But he was desperate. He listened, thinking that maybe Chris’s spirit would guide him out of the forest, just like the spirit of Ginnumarra had guided them to the lake. But all he heard was the wind howling through the newly sprouted leaves. Christ it’s cold. Christ I’m hungry. Christ I’m lost. And that last thought was never more evident than when he broke through a line of trees and saw the lake.

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