Marios Zombie Apocalypse Journal Chapter Five
“Did you see any zombies?” I asked John.
“No. Did you?” he asked.
“Negative,” I replied.
It would seem that the freeway was still the most direct and safest route to Big Bear.
“Well the streets are going to take us much longer and they are filled with Infected. Not to mention that our gas isn’t going to last,” I observed.
“We could find some shopping carts, load them up, and cover them,” Gina said from the back seat, “then we won’t be such an obvious target.”
“Then we could go back and melt into that crowd on the freeway. Any grocery store should have plenty of carts,” I suggested.
“Let’s do this,” agreed John.
He turned at the next light and we found a Vons grocery store.
“Pull in the parking lot but let’s sit and observe for awhile. I don’t want any surprises while we transfer our gear,” I said.
“Roger that,” replied John.
We parked and sat still for about five minutes. The parking lot was randomly covered in burned out vehicles, overturned shopping carts, and piles of trash. The Vons building had smoke coming out of most of the windows. It looked like the place had several fires going inside of it. People had obviously camped in the parking lot and the store had been raided. Fortunately, plenty of carts were left behind and in good condition.
We didn’t see any bodies. In this holocaust, one thing you will never see is an intact dead corpse. Yes, many people were dying around us but they turn into zombies and in several minutes, stand up, and begin to chase normal humans. The only corpses that you will see in this zombie apocalypse are headless. Destroy the brain and the zombie is finished.
After five minutes, I gave the green light to get out of the van. John and I grabbed our AK47’s, checked the clips for ammo, and went around gathering carts. The women proceeded to unload the van.