Zombies invade the Black Rock desert and the Burning Man festival, while a
flawed hero tries to rescue his rekindled love.
The Burning Z takes us
back to the source of a zombie outbreak – a pre-zombie apocalypse world – but
one in which a passing zombie might not merit a second glance: the annual
Burning Man festival in the Black Rock desert.
A mysterious meteor slams
into the Black Rock desert and soon a growing number of zombies are on the
loose. Bruce and Conner – hometown friends who experience sudden success early
in their careers, followed by a long downward trajectory – encounter the z’s and
embark on a quest across the desert to save Conner’s recently rekindled high
school love who is attending Burning Man. Alan Gorman – the steadfast, retired
Air Force physician with expert marksmanship and a prosthetic lower limb –
endures his own odyssey trying to alert the authorities to the escalating zombie
menace. It all leads to a climatic, costumed battle of the Alamo, inside Burning
Man’s Black Rock City.
Cities of the Dead
Everybody is caught unawares when the
zombie apocalypse breaks out, but each person reacts differently. Some run. Some
fight. Some cower. Some survive.
This is a collection of twenty stories
detailing various elements of the zombie apocalypse, from its very beginning to
what might be the last gasp of survival for the human species. In between are
the stories of the average survivor and what life looks like when the dead have
risen to dominance.
This collection contains the original fifteen stories
released online between October 2011 and March 2012, plus five new stories never