The Mall

We spent the weeks after the invasion at the Airport, I was put into a squad with Jim his wife Jacey and Jacey’s brother Brandon who seemed the “redneck” type if you will and looked like they knew their way around a gun way too well. We drove around the city in a dump truck taking down what little zacs we saw in the streets. Our race turned into scavengers we tore apart abandoned stores and houses looking for whatever little food or ammunition we could find and stockpiling it back at the airport. The other people in my squad seemed good people. The truck came to a hault in front of Carousel Center it had been abandoned since the invasion. The food court seemed like a great place to scavenge for food and that’s what we did. We entered finding a door had already been broken, possibly just a group of teenagers just looking for some merchandise the five finger discount. Though after the invasion started everyone needed more so who knows how many people have came through here looting. Our group entered…

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Meaker awoke from another dream.

“Did you have the same dream?” Slater said while sitting next to him. Both had a heavy coating of mud on their uniforms, the retreat from Yonkers had gone bad resulting in the two cut off from the rest of the unit.,All of whom were now dead or dying.

“No, this one was different.” He got up and slapped the bolt release on his M-4 after loading a fresh mag.

“Meaker, last night I caught someone trying to steal the sraps from our MRE’s.”Slater said.

“What do you want me to execute him?” Meaker said rubbing the sleep from his eyes.

“No, but he looks like you so I thought you would like to see.”

Meaker stood ad brought himself to the locked closet at the far side of the room, as meaker walked into the room he looked at the man sitting in the corner of the room.

He walked into the small room, lit up only by  a lantern on a small bathroom matt. Meaker stared at the man for a moment before his eyes widened.

“Oh my god.”

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