Diary Entries listed in order. Please select the month/year you wish to read below.
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September 21 "Picture after picture after cell phone video after news broadcast. All showing the zombies. Of course, no one had the fucking balls to call it like that."
September 27 "I’m sitting here with tears welling up in my eyes as I think about the fact that I did not go and at least try and find Cass."
September 28 "I’m finally getting accustomed to moving about without the constant fear of being attacked around every corner."
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October 4 "For those of you who are curious, yes, I did grab several boxes of yellow, crème filled snack cakes."
October 7 " And that’s the story of how I shot my mom. Think less of me yet?"
October 11 "What’s my first step to solving the heat and gasoline riddle?"
October 12 "At absolute worst there should be no more than like 40 zombies."
October 13 "Now let me clear something up for un-initiated: beheading someone isn’t easy."
October 18 "Phil to the motherfucking rescue. "
October 20 "Steve’s couch was his close, close friend and often you had to text him to get him to answer his buzzer."
October 25 "Zombies do not bleed. They ooze a thick, blood like goo."
October 27 " I was off to “fix that bitch.”"
Phil's Story “Bullshit. It’s Al-Qaeda.” Phil mumbled angrily. “Ain’t no fucking bird flu.”
October 31 "Anything else God?"
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November 2 "I could hear him scream as they ripped him apart one bite at a time."
McGreevy's Report "Subject had a large blood stain spreading on his right forearm, appeared sweaty, in pain and confused."
November 4 "The frigging zombie kinda fell onto me, and bit me pretty good."
November 6 " I hit play on the cd player to fully set my trap, and Lady Gaga burst forth. A little bit of me died right then."
November 8 "The last one I killed from my sniping position was Amy. I always liked her too."
November 10 "10 things I miss the most right now"
November 11 "I’m glad I served. It was hellish at times, thought I was going to die a few times, but in the end it’s something I can be proud of."
November 12 "I’ll tell you this, I may only have 18 bullets left for that gun, but that is gonna be 18 moments of satisfaction. Guaranteed."
November 13 "I am so lonely. I wake up alone, I am alone at breakfast, I am alone at lunch, I am alone at dinner."
November 15 " I finally recognized her as Abigail Williams. She was a fairly mousy blonde senior who was pretty damn smart as I recalled."
Soccer Mom " Stacey could see the tattooed man was hit in the legs by the gore given off from his shotgun blast, but he seemed no worse for the wear. She watched him take a deep breath, assess the situation around him, and calmly walk away."
November 17 "Call me paranoid, but I’m frankly more worried about being shot by the living, than I am about being eaten alive by the dead."
November 18 "I remember yelling out in pain, swearing a blue streak for a second, then shooting the fucking thing in the head as it crawled down the steps at me."
November 20 "Shoveling dead bodies.. I’m planning ahead. Lifting concrete blocks.. I’m planning ahead. I’m rubbing one out.. I’m planning ahead. You get the idea."
November 22 "Guess who is Oprah-rich?! Mr. Journal I bagged a motherfucking deer."
November 23 "I think we humans can be defined at least a little by the music we listen to."
November 25 " I gave it some juice and drove over his haterade ass. Don’t hate the player Mr. Zombie, hate the game."
November 27 "Double barrel shotgun. Ruh roh asshole. You’re outta bullets."
November 29 "I’m harmless I assure you. I haven’t shot a real person in at least a month."
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December 1 "Zombies have the same dental quality in death that they had in life."
End of Dark Recollections, Book One of the AUD series.
One Mistake "“Mr. Dalembert, if we wait an hour, it might be too late for us.” Pete said in a deadpan voice from his seat at the back of the classroom."
December 3 "This really makes me wonder what the hell is causing all this. A virus? Biological weapons? Is it supernatural? Fucked if I know."
December 4 "I got that…. Squishy feeling downstairs like I’m going to be spending some time on the shitter in a bit."
December 5 "I am hurt badly. I don’t know what to do."
December 6 " Fucking dog hit me like an all-pro linebacker and took me out at the hips. The inside of my left thigh exploded in pain as it sank its teeth into the meat below my balls."
December 7 " I have to go downtown. Fuck."
December 8 " What’s that Mr. Journal? You want to hear the bad news? Oh there’s plenty of that still left to share sir."
December 10 " I couldn’t tell at the time if it was a person, or a zombie, so I just reacted on gut instinct. I punched the motherfucker in the side of the head."
Exodus "No.” Charles looked back her. “The people in the high school have no need for us. You’re an accountant, and I’m a civil engineer. Abby has no usable skills and Randy will irritate them almost immediately. "
December 12 "My best friend in the Army was a guy that I met right after I went into my unit. Kevin Whitten."
December 13 "It’s funny that I have no problem at all wandering downtown into a horde of undead to face potential death, but the thought of saying something to a girl puts jelly in my knees. "
December 15 "How out of your fucking mind do you have to be to go after a guy my size that’s holding a shotgun?"
December 17 " I think I’ve gotten rid of the Ninja shits."
December 18 " I haven’t done a real patrol outside since before I had my nuts nearly bitten off, and despite getting my nose frozen solid, it felt good to check out the whole joint. "
The Chief "Brian barked again, “this is Chief Moore! Show me hands or you will be shot!” "
December 20 " “Well young man, my name is Gilbert. And if you would be willing to trade for some of your food, I’d be interested in doing business.” He was happy to see me."
December 22 " Here’s the mindfuck of the day: Red Foxes have their litters in Spring."
December 24 "I don’t know. I just feel really good about things today. I feel like things are finally turning the corner. I think it’s because of Gilbert."
December 25 "Merry fucking Christmas."
December 27 " “I am Sean, I’m one of the council members from Westfield down the way. We followed some people here and wanted to touch base to see if we could establish a relationship."
December 28 "This is going to end badly, I can feel it."
December 30 "“WE CAN TAKE WHAT WE WANT ADRIAN, YOU CAN’T KILL US ALL!” "
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January 2 "I hope 2011 is better than 2010. It wouldn’t take much to improve things, that’s for sure."
Jerusalem "As he watched on in horror, a dead Arabic man missing half his chest sat up and made vacant eye contact with him."
January 3 "Today was a giant fucking toe-pusher. "
January 5 "Thinking about getting firebombed by the Westfield asshats got me thinking we have little to no response to a fire."
January 6 "All I’m going to do with this entry is make an official first inventory of our arsenal."
January 8 "Gilbert joined me as I cleaned the knife off on her jacket. He filled me in on the details as I wiped the blood off my face yet again. Apparently they’d started shooting at him when he went to check on the truck. He had no idea why."
January 10 "Heavy lies the head that wears the crown. I get that now. Really."
January 11 "But most of all, he said what’s done is done, and we needed to make it through our trials before any salvation came to us. Redemption is earned, not given. It definitely took a weight off me I didn’t know I was carrying after talking to him. Gilbert Donohue ftw."
Midnight "And suddenly there was silence. A complete stillness hit the glade like a freight train."
January 13 "When was the last time I mentioned I loved venison Mr. Journal?"
January 15 "Patty burst into the doorway of the garage, rifle up, and was yelling my name. She couldn’t see shit though, and luckily didn’t shoot me as I told her it was okay."
January 17 "Charles ran dry with the lever action rifle, and instead of backing away and reloading, letting us cover him, he moved forward, right into the fucking thick of the remaining horde, and started trying to beat them all to death."
January 18 "I think I’m being betrayed. I think we are being betrayed. I’m not sure yet."
January 19 "Everyone is dead or dying, scraping out some kind of life out of the ruins. Just like us."
January 21 "His right hand was pointed at the watch, and slowly, one tap a time, his index finger tapped the yellowing face of the watch. Tap. Tap. Tap."
London "Kevin did his best to yank the deceased Marine off the pilot, but once he’d bitten that pilot, the chopper began to plummet to the ground, going into a powerful tailspin."
January 23 " I asked her what was up, and she danced around it for a bit, but finally asked me if it would be okay if she stayed here on campus with me if her family left to go to the STIG building."
January 25 "Brian, this town is dead. Deceased. There is no more town, there is no more state, and there is no more America. It’s like the clock got rewound back to the 1100’s man. We’re feudal lords fighting over land and resources again. It sucks, but that’s the fucking reality. Only the strongest survive right?"
January 27 "Alright Mr. Journal, there is a downside to bringing women on house cleaning duty: They take everything. I mean everything."
January 29 "I’m in business folks. And it went smooth as a ninja shit being pushed down the drain by a toe. Awww yeah boy!"
January 30 "That motherfucker."
January 31 "He shook his head, “Adrian, I have never lied to you. I have not told you things a few times that made my situation better son, but at no point have I bald faced lied to you."
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February 1 "At the door I said one last thing, “Chuck. You’re leaving here with more than you came with. Get your family safe, and have the best life you can. Don’t regret this decision. Own it."
February 2 "I sent out a radio call five times now to the STIG people and they haven’t responded."
Guilt "Charles daydreamed a lot. Late at night when he was left alone with his thoughts he wondered about how he could’ve done things differently."
February 4 "I always miss some stupid little detail that winds up becoming really relevant later on. Sigh."
February 6 "You know.. I lost my fucking sword."
February 7 "Gilbert easily could’ve killed him while he was passed out."
February 9 "One shot, one kill. Man that’d be ideal. Then I could go back to just worrying about the armada of undead that’s slowly creeping down the road to my home. "
February 11 "I was set up in my hide drinking a can of Red Bull at 4am. I did see a single zombie shuffle down the road at 9am. It was an old lady wearing a floral print bathrobe."
February 13 "Man I’m an idiot some days."
February 14 " I miss my woman. I hate being lonely. I’ll leave it at that."
Valentines Day "PING, went the aluminum bat off the temple of a zombie. The damn thing stank of old cheese and farts she realized with a dry heave. " PREMIUM MEMBERS ONLY
February 16 " First off, I think I should trust Gilbert’s instincts more."
February 18 " Did you see that zombie’s outfit!?!? OH MY GAWD! SO TACKY!"
February 19 "I wanted to kick that prick’s face in and wanted to do it more than just about anything I’d ever wanted to do."
February 20 "I’m a little drunnk……"
Tyrant "Of the 39 survivors remaining at the school, 27 were women. Many had lost their husbands right after Christmas in Sean’s failed attack."
February 22 " I seriously feel like I’m talking about porn when I think about the food. Fresh. Baked. Bread. Eggs. Protein and carbs. He also had butter. BUTTER. "
February 25 "What does concern me is gasoline. Going back and forth to Westfield all those days did our fuel supply no fucking favors."
February 27 "Undead roaming up the road have been very worrisome."
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March 1 "To lose them so suddenly and painfully like that? Awful shit Mr. Journal."
March 3 "Something is very wrong."
March 5 " It occurs to me that it is Saturday night. If the world hadn’t fallen apart in June, I wonder what I would be doing right now, instead of fighting off what appears to be an unending siege of the fucking living dead."
March 7 "Shit I hope they aren’t getting smarter. How do dead things learn? It makes no sense…"
March 8 "Lisa and Mike both thought that we should abandon campus, and relocate to the Westfield school."
March 9 "Adrenaline rocks."
Sweetest Amy "Amy swallowed hard. His expression said a lot. Ring was a veteran, and she knew the scuttle butt on campus said he had been in the shit in Iraq. If he said it was bad, then it was bad. Really bad."
March 11 "Even without the zombie threat over our heads, the cold was a bastard. Of course, once the zombies start showing up, you start to forget about how cold it is."
March 12 "I radioed to the girls and Gilbert that I’d gotten a deer and a cheer came back. I tell you what, fresh meat and hide goes a long way towards cheering folks up."
March 14 "After that discussion Mike made the expected announcement that Gavin was interested in coming here too. Now as much as we want Abby to be happy, we desperately need this to be worked out clearly, and make sure that Gavin understands the reality that moving here for a girl might not be the best idea."
March 16 "I’d like to go back to my home, and see if Cassie made it back there before she died."
March 18 "I had a split second to make a decision. If I was wrong, or hesitated, Gilbert would be killed."
March 20 "By driving slow, and honking the amazingly loud horn on the truck, I was able to run over nearly forty undead today."
March 22 "Despite being the smaller vehicle, the plow is actually the better vehicle for ramming pedestrians."
March 24 "I need to shut up. I need to grow a pair."
March 26 "I don’t know why, but I’ve dreamt of Steve."
March 27 "Fuck you apocalypse, I’ve still got a video game agenda."
Gasoline " I am gonna rock this fucking apocalypse. This will be the best summer ever. These Zeds have nothing on me."
March 29 "Gavin cracked a smile that damn near showed every last one of his teeth, “you bet Mrs. Williams, I can’t thank you enough. I promise I’ll take good care of your daughter.”
March 31 "The more I hang out with Ollie and Melissa, the more I like them."
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April 2 "Delicious, yummy deer. It’s been awhile since I’d had joy over food."
April 4 "Gavin and I cleared four of the seven houses. Wanna know why we cleared more houses than Team Vagina?"
April 6 "The house smelled like a dirty foot had been rubbed inside a sweaty armpit, then shat on, and thrown in the bottom of a porta potty that was set on fire."
April 7 "Uh, hey, hi! I’m uh, sorry! I’m Blake.”
The Siege of Mildenhall " Nearly twenty years of experience kicked in for the team, and with one simultaneous action, each man fired a double tap into the chest and head of the man."
April 9 "There’s always drama when people collect together. Always."
April 11 "Almost as crazy as hearing that your nana died while dressed as a French maid in a S&M club while being DP’d by a horse and a donkey."
April 13 "Inside was a baby seat in the back, with a half eaten, undead young boy still belted into it. I shot him in the face as he reached out with tiny little fingers to get me."
April 15 "I basically said it’d been a very long time since my you-know-what got stuck in a woman’s you-know-what, and it was high time I addressed the issue."
April 17 "I’m fucking hardcore loony for vagina right now."
April 18 "His wallet was on the floor just beyond his legs, propped open to a picture of his family. He and his wife Amanda had two kids."
April 19 "Furthermore, WHERE THE FUCK IS THE GOVERNMENT?"
April 21 " Protip #1: winching a chainlink fence post out of the ground with the HRT is a big old bucket of fail."
The Golden Palace " You’ve pissed yourself son.” The tall man pointed at Zach’s wet crotch. Zach looked down at the dark wet stain, and nodded meekly."
April 23 " The good news is this: stupid people die, and leave their shit behind."
April 25 " I need to go on record and say officially that Mike is a straight up badass."
April 27 " I was out setting up a safe house downtown today. And I got shot in the chest."
April 29 " I was lucid enough on the trip over to the clinic to see that the supposedly empty town of Westfield was not empty any more."
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May 1 "Reminded me of those reaction videos you’d see online when someone would watch something fucked up like two girls one cup, or lemonparty, and they just video the faces of those people. Lots of gasps of ewww…"
May 3 “Adrian, my name is Doug Manning. I had to make an effort to speak with you. I don’t know how long we have. I hope you don’t mind too much that I’m bothering you like this.”
May 4 "Andrea, Madison, and Lindsey were at that house."
May 5 "So the million motherfucking dollar question is what the hell was so messed up that Blake risked eating a bullet to come up here for?"
Providence "The dead boy cocked his head sideways as she talked to him, which was about as conversational as he ever got."
May 7 "I didn’t like the body language of the women one bit. These were not women who struck me as friends, or women who were happy to be where they were, doing what they were doing."
May 8 “So let me get this straight, there’s a farm growing food, making babies, and keeping people safe out there somewhere, and you all want to go over, and rock the boat to make sure everything is kosher?”
May 10 "Lisa, in her awesomeness as a health care giver, said that regardless of whether or not they assist with their people in violent action, she would be more than willing to support us medically."
May 12 "The mom and dad exchanged strange looks, and the mom answered me, “well Mr. Adrian, they are strange folk."
May 14 " Lindsey said as far as the eye could see, in every direction heading into the city, were masses of undead. Door to door, streetlight to streetlight, from crushed and exploded car to smashed apart mailbox, were the walking dead."
May 15 "Gilbert seems weird lately. He’s definitely been short of temper, evidenced by the whole sticking a gun in Blake’s chin incident."
May 17 "When Adrian gets fucked, he gets royally fucked."
Homecoming "After a minute of gritted teeth Angela caught the eyes of Amanda, and she dropped the blood soaked brick. It hit the pavement with a moist thud. “Nothing touches my family. Not my kid, not your kids, and not you. No fucking way.”
May 19 "Gilbert is also an excellent judge of character, and if he vouches for these people, then I trust his instincts."
May 21 "Point me at a problem, and let me shoot it."
May 22 "How could I possibly have been so fucking wrong?"
May 23 " Me. Adrian Ring specifically. I had to die."
May 25 "Pop pop pop. Glass shattering, and a faint thud inside the house."
May 27 “holy fuck, look everyone, there’s a shitload of undead outside.”
May 29 " I can say irrefutably that my dreams are truth."
May 31 "Campus is a disaster."
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June 2 "He took those bullets for you Adrian"
June 4 "Gilbert has been working the reloader pretty steadily. It’s good, useful busy work while his eye heals up, and with all the ammunition we burned through during the last siege, we really need to bolster our on hand .223."
Zombie Scissorfight "Mallory wasn’t a murderer. You can’t murder someone who is already dead."
June 6 "I feel for Patty. Really I do. So much bullshit for her to live through, powerless to stop it, or change anything"
June 8 "People kind of scare me. Most of them try to kill me and my friends."
June 10 "10 things I miss"
June 12 "This shit needs to be done for our long term chances at survival."
June 14 " I turned to Gilbert and brought up the subject of the apartment building with the giant pile of garbage around it, as well as the few undead meandering about at the base. Instantly he was curious, and within just a minute or two, he decided that a recon mission was a good idea."
June 16 "Everyone is a shooter first."
Dream a Little Dream "Gilbert closed his eyes in the darkness and let the words sink into his soul. His stomach knotted as his mind came to a stunning conclusion."
June 18 "So yeah. Breach the rooftop door. Clear the fifth floor. Save the princess. "
June 20 "Unfortunately experience has taught us to greet strangers with the business end of our guns, and when I got the door free they got to see Abby and Hector aiming down their throats. I think they were taken aback by it, but oh well kids. "
June 22 "The apartment building shall be known henceforth as the McGreevy-Russell Outpost. Or MGR for short. "
A Traitor's Death "Gilbert turned slightly towards her and looked her in the eyes. She’d never had a moment with Gilbert like this, where he focused everything on her. He was intense, and almost frightening in the dark of night. "
June 23 "The Voice had tried to get him to fuck me over. Me. Not us, not the school not humanity, not anyone else but me. "
June 25 "I woke up after Gilbert said a single sentence to me. It was all I had to hear to be honest."
June 27 "You think I’m quitting because you’re out to get me? You think I’m fucking scared now? You think for one minute I’m not going to do what is necessary because I might die? "
June 29 " I think I screamed something along the lines of, “fuck a potato!” Then I dropped the hydro gear as softly as I could while keeping my asshole shut, drew the Glock, and bucked a hole in the dead guy’s head."
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July 1 "The few dogs we’ve seen seem skittish as hell, which makes sense, because the majority of people they see are dead, and try to eat them. I imagine the human/dog bond of trust is shot to shit now. "
July 3 "Adrian Gilbert Miller" "
Under the Moroccan Sun "But I know this. A single woman, standing alone in a ring of three fires in the middle of the Moroccan desert, after the end of the world? Come on man, that’s not a coincidence that we’re right here now, right now, just as she’s about to die."
July 5 "Martin was looking at the work Blake had done so far, and casually commented that it was “good for a kid that ought to be wearing a helmet to school.”
July 7 "Dead bodies lose control of their buttholes and poop everywhere as I’ve said before, so the apartments had chunks of turds all over the place, as well as huge smears where it fell out of their pant legs and they stepped on it or fell in it. "
July 9 "It’s like time has rewound several hundred years."
July 11 "I’m frustrated. Lost a truck today, lost a Glock today, and damn near had someone set on fire."
July 13 "Zach died today"
The Great Fire "The three men stopped suddenly, exchanged frightful looks with each other, and realized they were trapped in a burning building. "
July 15 "You gotta be fucking kidding me. "
July 16 "Of all the folks who did survive, Chad did. Imagine that. Sean’s asshole buddy makes it through like a fucking beacon of shittiness." "
July 18 "This is MY home." "
July 20 "Things are marginally better here on campus, and I credit it to the presence of the chickens. "
July 22 "Be genuine, care, and good things will happen." "
July 24 "I mentioned her name before, but the darling Emily Weinberg hung herself until she asphyxiated the night before last. She was just 15 years old." "
July 25 "I got laid today. "
July 26 "I don’t think I’ve ever sworn that much. I absolutely ripped skulls off and made fresh assholes. I wanted to know how the fuck, what the fuck, who the fuck, and who I had to assfuck dry to make that never happen again. "
July 28 "Not one second after we were clear of the door, a gust of wind picked up, and tossed the tower to the side, toppling it right over the side of the building, and right onto poor fucking Chris. "
July 30 "It just worries me to have anyone out of my realm of protection for any period of time. What’s that called? A paternal instinct? Fucked if I know." "
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August 1 "Based on appearance alone, my dad would’ve described us all as a bunch of “hippie commie pussies.”
August 3 "I feel like such an unobservant assface. "
August 5 "Almost like humanity was taking a little bit of the world back from the dead. "
August 7 "What I’m really looking for is confidence, and attention to detail on doing things right, and staying serious. "
Becca "Becca looked up as the shattered arms of a woman scratched their way across the tinted glass of the van. The stump of her right limb had a splinter of bone exposed, and it made the tiniest, most disturbing screech as it slid across the smooth surface of the window. Becca’s spine chilled as the noise invaded her ears. "
August 9 "It is one thing to shoot a zombie in the face, and an entirely different affair when you step up to a person, look them in the face, dead in their white, nasty eyes, and smash the piss out of their skull."
August 11 "Hi, I'm Adrian, I wet the bed. No shame in admitting that"
August 13 "Fuck my life. Wow what a shit moment."
August 14 "I feel a lot better today than I did yesterday, and I credit spending some quality time on the potty. Once thoroughly purged I was much better off."
August 15 "Gilbert shook his head, showing that he wanted me to be more confident, “son, you’ve got all your T’s crossed on this."
August 16 "This really just happened. I can’t believe my sister, brother, nephew and sister in law are still alive. After all this fucking time, through all this fucking bullshit, they are alive. We are alive. My family. Most of it at least."
August 19 "Maybe this is the Last Bastion. Humanity’s last, best chance at weathering this storm."
August 21 "Happy birthday to me. Yup. It’s my birthday. "
August 23 "So how do you combat an enemy you can’t beat in a fair fight? "
August 26 "Sometimes the memory of what was keeps us stranded in the past, wishing and hoping for things to go back to the way they were. "
August 28 "Well, the weather has appeared and fucked us in the ass. "
August 30 "Our wall… took a beating. We’ve got something along the lines of maybe 30% of entirely ripped apart by the rain and wind "
Paranoia Island "Kevin’s blood ran cold hearing her words"
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September 2 "I can be awfully damn persuasive behind the scope a rifle. Diplomacy Adrian Ring style "
September 5 "Exhilarating. Thrilling. Sneaky. "
September 8 "Perhaps my enemies are my teachers now "
September 10 "Famous last words. HEEELLLLLOOOO Jinx fairy "
September 13 "How safe is using a chainsaw to cut holes into a building that is filled with the animated, ravenous, murderous dead? "
September 15 "Chad died "
September 16 "I’m planning on being gone for a few days, and I’m not bringing this laptop "
September 19 "Folks don’t like being set on fire, or pepper sprayed. Generally speaking that is"
September 21 "One whole year of writing this damn journal. Writing to you Mr. Journal "
September 23 "Mike and Blake haven’t returned yet, and they haven’t responded to radio calls either. They should’ve been back here by now, and it is highly unlike Mike to extend any trip like this without sending us some kind of message first "
September 24 "Still no word "
The Factory “Jason if you don’t let me go, or let me get hold of my people, no one here will sitting pretty for long. My people will come for us, and there will damn little pretty about that. Take me to my friend please. Think about what I said.” Mike stood and gave the huge man a stern look. Jason’s face showed considerable more worry."
September 27 "I’m sure they were awful people too. The kind of assholes that cheat on their taxes and eat all the marshmallows out of the Lucky Charms".
September 28 "Maybe I’m just a negative Nancy." "
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October 1 "I will say this Mr. Journal: if I sacrifice my humanity to survive, kill me."
October 4 "Sometimes that cat is so fucking needy "
October 7 "Alright so if you haven’t figured it out, I am not Adrian "
October 9 "I plan on writing here in his journal until he takes back over from me, or he dies "
October 11 "And let’s face it, no one likes a dry skank. "
October 14 "Okay so folks do NOT listen to me. I apparently am too young, and too inexperienced to make any kinds of fricking decisions here "
October 16 "Introspection. It’s what the cool kids are doing "
October 19 "Adrian is… unchanged "
October 21 "I don’t know how Adrian dealt with all these messed up dreams. They sit in your head like a fricking cancer"
October 23 "I called a “come to Abby” meeting early this morning"
Dreams of a Dying Man “Son, time doesn’t matter here. Only events.” Gilbert said. Both younger men turned to him, looking for an explanation. Gilbert felt their eyes on him, and he continued, “we are stuck somewhere. Not in heaven, or hell, or wherever we go when we croak. We exist outside of the normal flow of things."
October 26 "Holy shit Blake woke up today, and he was all kinds of loony tunes"
October 28 "I’m sure we’ve got something bad coming"
October 31 "So during the hour or so that we had kids going from building to building getting candy, I took on the role of roving security"
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November 3 "Dwayne died."
November 6 "Watching such strong men, such strong friends of mine deal with such amazingly close and powerful loss hit me like a train"
November 8 "Desperation is a scary thing. It’ll make people do a lot of things they wouldn’t otherwise"
November 10 "Zombies. Zeds fricking everywhere"
November 13 "Adrian is also stable. He’s isn’t bleeding, and he’s got a feeding tube now because we couldn’t keep using all the IV bags"
November 16 "We’re freaking out. I’m freaking out"
The Road to Bastion "JADEN!” Hal screamed but it was too late. The zombie had done its deed. Jaden screamed out in pain as he punched it in the face, dislodging it from his bleeding shoulder"
November 19 "I know I don’t like the religious mumbo jumbo, but the chick has a point"
November 20 "I hope you haven’t missed me too much Mr. Journal. -Adrian"
November 22 "It’s fucking infuriating. Made me want to smash bricks with my face"
November 25 "Fuck odds. The Jinx Fairy can blow me and chug it"
November 27 "Shindig was good, no one died, lots of gas and naps, and campus wasn’t attacked during our meal to ruin the good times"
November 28 "It’s a GIRL!"
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December 1 "Oh, and did I mention we’re missing somewhere around 30 or 40 cans of soda? Where the hell did that shit go?"
December 3 "I felt… lost, scared, and very new. Very uncool in many ways Mr. Journal"
December 5 "Does that sound stupid? We are at a school. Everything here could be described as being “school.”
December 7 "How does this change life for us here at Bastion? Excellent fucking question Mr. Journal"
December 10 "I feel like I was ran over by a defensive line wearing cleats"
December 13 "Major League creepy, right?"
December 15 "I had a boner the size a tree trunk"
December 16 "The fucker has grenade launchers in a case somewhere, and I want one. I don’t NEED it. I just WANT it"
December 18 "Suddenly… really quite nervous"
A Stranger Among Us “Holy fuck.” Adrian said softly"
December 19 "My heart has never pounded so hard"
December 22 "I never worked as a CSI, but I’d say somehow dad went ape shit, bit mom, and mom put him down with a garden weasel or something"
December 24 "Should be fun for the kids"
December 26 "When it was all said and done, I had presents stacked waist high"
December 28 "Oh, and another minor pain in the ass is dogs. Legit dogs"
December 31 "Well here I sit. It’s New Year’s eve"
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January 02 "I like Michelle. She’s smart, warm, caring"
January 04 "Chicks. So much drama"
January 6 "I’m barely keeping my own shit in check and I’m supposed to be the guy that fixes the whole world"
January 8 "Fuck you, fairy, I’ve got this one by the balls"
January 10 "The house was dark and cold, and I expected there to be at least one or two undead in it"
January 13 "There’s just no easy solution to anything"
January 15 "Showing some compassion, Ethan put one round through the man’s skull, blowing it clean off his shoulders"
January 17 "I’m off like a prom dress. Widescreen porn awaits"
January 20 "Both tumbled down, doubled over, kicking and screaming in pain. I hit them"
January 22 "It’s not all bad"
January 24 "I wonder if I’ll ever be able to love anyone again"
January 26 "How do we feed the potential army we might need to survive when we can barely feed the mouths we have as it is?"
January 28 "This whole fucked up conspiracy of bullshit makes me wonder if the Jinx Fairy is a card toting Union member of the Jinx Fairy local 401"
January 31 "He’d been bitten three or four times in the chest and neck, and he was covered with fresh, sticky blood"
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February 1 "Everyone misses Doc Lindsey"
February 2 "We plan on raiding the pharmacy"
February 4 “Operation Androgynous Singer That’s Worked Before.”
February 7 "I don’t even know what to do about this"
February 9 "God I’m really fucked up"
February 11 "Ah fuck. Kiss of death"
And the Bombs Fell “So one hundred walking dead in a park pre bombing, seventy walking dead after?” The President asked easily, already knowing the answer."
February 14 "Protip #1: trunks do not stop 5.56"
February 16 "I’m in deep shit with this woman Mr. Journal"
February 18 "Fire? Fuck fire"
February 20 "I wonder how you make a pond?"
February 22 "Is this a fucking leap year?"
February 24 "Getting nervous Mr. Journal."
February 26 "I hate the unknown"
Cassie "Cassie looked at her and saw the desperation in her eyes. The plan wasn’t the worst. It made sense."
February 28 "Remember at the beginning of all this, I spoke about courage, and fear, and all that bullshit?"
March 1 "If this trip ends with me dead, then let this be my farewell."
The Crucible “ADRIAN!” Michelle yelled, pointing over his shoulder."
March 5 "Where to begin?"
March 12 "Trust is earned, and right now, I don’t trust this new and strange world yet"
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