Zombie Cliche Lookout: Honoring the Fallen
Dealing with death is a pretty major theme in zombie survival stories. Obviously, the main group of the dead people have to deal with are the ambulatory variety that want to eat your face. However, there are also the bodies of companions that need to be dealt with. First, one must make sure that the dead person isn’t going to come back. Once that’s handled, they have to decide what to do with the body. Frequently, there isn’t time to do anything, but occasionally someone will die in relative safety and allow for an actual funeral.
About this Episode:
Trust me guys, there’s a tree right next to where Stewart is digging. We’ll probably see it in the next episode.
Hey everyone, we’re back. That took a bit longer than I originally intended, and I thank everyone for their patience. I’ve had a hell of a lot going on in my personal life, which forced me to put the comic on the back burner for a little bit. I had planned to have the entire final arc scripted, with a month of episodes shot before restarting. That did not happen. I have an outline and a handful of episodes scripted, with one episode in the hopper for Wednesday. I figured that, if I kept delaying, I would just keep prioritizing other things and never restart. So here we go. Hopefully I don’t screw up anything with continuity (although I absolutely will).
Discussion Question: Dealing with the Dead
You’re six months into the zombie apocalypse, and one of your friends was just killed. Luckily, you’re in a safe area with no zeds nearby. What do you do with your friend’s body? I’m especially interested in what informs this decision. For instance, does your religion (or lack thereof) push you one way or another?