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wausauloner - Sun May 05 2013

07:44 AM #
More on Evgeny's story: Back in early November of 2009, the undead plague was taking hold in city after city. Everything was falling apart.

07:47 AM #
Even with the travel ban and fuel running out, the roads were choked with refugees chasing rumors of safe zones. #zombies #zompocalypse

07:50 AM #
Evgeny's boss wanted to get to his vacation cabin near Lake Tomahawk. It was remote enough, he thought, and there were weapons there.

07:53 AM #
...but they were among tens or perhaps hundreds of thousands of others leaving the cities in an endless stream of desperate humanity.

07:56 AM #
Evgeny's boss kept reassuring his wife that they would make it to the cabin and everything would be OK. Their family would meet them there.

07:59 AM #
It was a lie, but she believed it, at least most of the time. It kept her quiet so they repeated the lie often. #zombie #zompocalypse

08:02 AM #
The crowded roads were dotted with wrecks and vehicles that had run out of gas. The debris from one of the former disabled the town car.

08:05 AM #
The driver cursed when the tires blew. They pulled off to the side of the road as the woman began to wail again. There were dead nearby.

08:08 AM #
Evgeny and the driver dealt with the zombies while their boss consoled his wife. By the time the area was secure, it was nearly dark.

08:11 AM #
They used the town car for shelter and made plans for the next morning. They would hijack another vehicle and continue their journey.

08:14 AM #
They never got a chance to carry out their plan. They awoke to find themselves watching a column of military vehicles heading north. #zombie