AUTHOR'S NOTE: This doomed love/horror story is set in a post apocalyptic world overrun by zombies. Ralph, the narrator, has just watched a zombie bite his girlfriend, Viola. The story is called The Changing.
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He bites her.
Her eyes widen and she clutches her neck, fingering the shredded tissue with disbelief. This can’t be happening, I think. Not to her. She’s a survivor.