Zombie Drabble #147 “Sirens”

“Wake up.”

“Huh… What?”

“What’s that sound?”

“Civil Defense Warning. They used to test it weekly when I was a kid. Every Wednesday afternoon. You could set your clock by it.”

“But it’s been like, two weeks. I think everybody knows about the zombie apocalypse by now. What was it supposed to warn you about?”

“Huh? Air raid. Nukes. It’s a cold war thing. If there was going to be a nuclear war, they’d…” a cold chill went up his spine. “Does this place have a basement?”

“Yeah. There might be zombies—”

“Grab the guns. I have a bad feeling.”

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