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3.37  ·  Rating Details ·  19 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Ronald T. Turner is prepared for anything--and the zombies are prepared for him.
ebook, 32 pages
Published February 1st 2011 by Tor Books
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May 17, 2015 TL rated it really liked it
3.5 Stars

A sometimes amusing Zombie story. At a couple points it felt rushed and there were a couple things I wish were expanded upon but overall it kept my interest and left me wishing it had been longer.

I'd count that for a few points :).
The ending had me shaking my head in a "I wouldn't have thought of that" kind of way. Made me want to give him a high five.

Worth a read, it's shorter than what the goodreads info says though (just to give ya a heads up).
Not long before that, Ronald had b
Jun 08, 2016 Badseedgirl rated it really liked it
This is a very short short story and appears to be a bit on the comedic side right up until the last paragraph when it takes a rather dark and, if you think about it, sort of a tragic turn of events.
Jeremy Cox
Oct 15, 2016 Jeremy Cox rated it liked it
I don't love zombie stories, but this one was fairly amusing. You can't be prepared for the zombie apocalypse if you aren't always prepared.
Maggie Gordon
Jun 02, 2016 Maggie Gordon rated it liked it
Ha! Our main character is a man who has spent his life preparing against zombies, but the apocalypse happens while he's standing in the DMV and unprotected. How inconvenient and annoying! All his plans fail him, and he's left trying to figure out how to prove to the world that he really was thinking ahead... It's nice to see some humour in the zombie genre! Black comedy, but very laughter worthy nevertheless.
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Feb 23, 2011 Vamps R Us rated it liked it
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This short story is amusing. I don't know that it's worth the $.99 price tag attached to it at Barnes and Noble (it's only 9 pages, not all of those are text, and not a whole lot is accomplished save the punch line), having already bought it I'm not sorry I read it.

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Feb 14, 2015 Kimikimi rated it really liked it
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Another short story

And I mean short! I'd love to get my brother reading this zombie story.
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