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Saturday, 21 November 2015

'Figured out?' by Mike Evans #WinterOfZombie

Guest Post: Mike Evans #WinterofZombie

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Figured out?
By Mike Evans
                Do you think that you are a killer? Can you take someone out without having second thoughts? Can you do the impossible and the necessary to keep your loved ones alive when the shit hits the fan? I ask this question because you much like myself would be interested to see how a zombie apocalypse would actually turn out. Questions that I have would be, will there be food, and if so enough of it? Will people stay as a community or will they branch off and make survival of the fittest the way to live? When I start getting into hordes of the dead will I have the supplies necessary to kill them, well kill them again? Even more important when I do kill them, when I close my eyes at night will I see them when I dream? Will they haunt me and make me have nightmares eventually making me no better than one of them, making me insane with the thoughts that I’m literally a serial killer but only preying on the dead? These are things I present to you not to scare you but things to consider. Having a mental preparation for the dead rising is just as important as having a physical preparation for them coming after you and being able to keep moving.
The thing that makes me nervous is that people’s good humanity will not be there when the time comes, that there will be worries and stresses that we are not prepared for. Those that rely on medicine both for physical and mental health will not have the supply that they need. What I ask is what will happen? You will not be able to go to a pharmacy and with laws on medicines our best bet would be hiking it to Mexico where people are allowed to buy drugs over the counter, cheaper, and without a prescription. You won’t be able to drink the water, but when the people who make sure that your water is safe now to eat are gone how long do you think it will be safe?
In closing supplies, get supplies, get prepared, put that shit away in your head that will make you doubt yourself and others in your family because in the end they might be the only ones you can count on. Also if you are like me you have day dreamed about where you will go when the shit hits the fan, make sure you have a second place, if you need to drive to get there what if a EMP hits with the initial outbreak. Could you get there by bike or foot? What would you do if you had to have a second spot to go to, do you have a second spot to go to? Are you scared, are you thinking, are you ready?
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Mike Evans lives in Iowa with his wife and children. He writes for character depth because he wishes for you to love the character, regardless if they are the villain or the hero. He likes to write from a unique perspective, doing things with books that no one has done before. He keeps his characters realistic, there are no superhero like events that will happen. There are no perfect characters in his books, everyone has their flaws much like that of life.
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The stench of frozen flesh is in the air! Welcome to the Winter of Zombie Blog Tour 2015, with 40+ of the best zombie authors spreading the disease in the month of November.
Stop by the event page on Facebook so you don’t miss an interview, guest post or teaser…and pick up some great swag as well!
Giveaways galore from most of the authors as well as interaction with them!
#WinterofZombie is the hashtag for Twitter, too!

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