I move from the barricaded windows back towards our bed and kiss her as she sleeps.
I’ve loved her for as long as I can remember but now I’m abandoning her when she needs me most.
I look down again at the now-festering bite mark on my arm. How could I have been so careless?
This story was originally published on the Zombie Authors Blog March, 2013
Colin M. Drysdale is the the author of the zombie novel For Those in Peril on the Sea.