EPISODE 1: LEVEL 1
EPISODE 1: LEVEL 1
"Are we there yet?"
I slowly turned around to see my friend struggling to climb the hill while the large, bulky, backpack by DNSUnlocker"> slowed him down. I sighed and extended my hand which he took and I pulled him up.
It was nearly a week since the epidemic began, corpses walking around like they're drunk, eating people, and causing the end of society. We had fled our hometown and are currently trudging through a forest with as many supplies as we could carry.
I'm Leon, and my friend is Matt. We grew up in the same town and lived there for 10 years. I remembered when Matt first arrived at by DNSUnlocker"> high school and we quickly became friends because of similar interests. I turned around to look at Matt who was breathing heavily.
"What happened to the guy who won 200 bucks by by DNSUnlocker"> winning the 3rd Raycliff race?" I asked humorously,
"I guess he broke his legs and became Octodad." Matt replied back. I chuckled at him and by DNSUnlocker"> continued by DNSUnlocker"> going up the hill.
"I swear if you make another reference, I'm going to turn you into Octodad." I said.
"You just made a reference!"
"Well I…" I cut myself off by slapping my palm into my face after I realized I just made a reference.
"Alright, you caught me." I said.
"YES!" Matt said silently, not wanting to attract any beasties. Beasties is what we decided to call the corpses. Matt suggested the name and at first it sounded stupid, but I agreed eventually.
We made it to the top of the hill and Matt sat down on a fallen log, rolling his shoulders multiple times. I took out my binoculars and surveyed the area.
"Think we'll find anything?" Matt asked.
"We'll see…" I replied.
I scouted the area some more and eventually saw a large wooden structure which I indentified as a cabin.
"I found a cabin. Take a minute and we'll start heading up." I said. Matt nodded his head and a minute later, we started heading up.
The cabin was small, but large enough for the both of us to fit inside with our supplies. I was just about to open the door until Matt stopped me.
"Allow me." Matt said as he pulled out a hatchet. Matt opened the door when I jumped when a corpse fell on Matt. Matt immediately went into a panic and I realized it wasn't attacking him. Then I noticed that the corpse had a bullet hole in its forehead. I pulled the corpse off Matt and laughed hardly.
"WHY ARE YOU LAUGHING?!" Matt asked angrily.
"Because-BECAUSE IT WAS ALREADY DEAD!" I fell on the ground still laughing hilariously while Matt gave me the finger. I calmed down and went inside to be met with an awful smell.
"Ugh, who took a dump in here?" I asked while pinching my nose. Matt came in and immediately put his hand over his nose.
"I guess that's karma for you!" Matt replied.
I lightly punched Matt in the shoulder and directed the smell to a corpse laying on the ground. I motioned to Matt to help me with the corpse.
"Alright, you get the arms, I got the legs." I said. Matt shook his head.
"No way man, what if this one's alive?"
"So you want me to be bit instead?" I asked.
"I'm making you feel my pain." Matt said and with that, we switched places. I saw that it had a bullet in its neck, so I thought it wouldn't be a problem.
That was until the corpse came back to life.
"SHIT!" I yelled as I started wrestling with the corpse which had a hold of my hands. I could only use my legs to keep it away from me. Matt grabbed the corpse from behind and pried it off. He then smashed its head against the edge of the counter multiple times.
" . .SHIT!" Matt yelled with each slam. He kept doing it until the top of its head was completely gone.
"You ok?" Matt asked as he helped me up.
"Yeah, thanks." I said. I looked back the corpse. It had a bullet in its neck, why did it come back to life? Unless…
"Dude, that thing had a bullet in its neck."
"What do you mean by that?" Matt asked.
"What if these things only go down with a shot to the head?" I asked. Matt looked at me dumbfounded, but then he nodded his head slowly.
"Crap, this is how serious it is?" Matt asked to himself.
"Yeah…" I said. I glanced over at the supplies and told Matt to help me set them up. Matt helped and after we did so, I noticed how low we were on supplies. However Matt noticed it first.
"We're low on supplies Leon." Matt said.
"What do we do then?" I asked. Matt went silent for a moment then spoke.
"One of us should go find supplies." Matt said. I looked at Matt confused then I realized what he was saying.
"Wait, who's going to go out?" I asked.
"We…" Matt paused. "We play Rock, Paper, Scissors."
"Really?" I asked. Matt nodded his head.
"No other choice man." He said.
"What about we both by DNSUnlocker"> go?" I asked.
"What if people come by and steal the supplies?" He said.
"What if we don't find any supplies either?" Matt said, making his point more by DNSUnlocker"> clear.
"Ok…Rock, Paper, Scissors." I said.
"Loser has to go out." Matt said. I nodded my head.
We by DNSUnlocker"> started the game.
The first time, I drew rock and Matt drew paper. Second time, I drew rock and Matt drew scissors.
"Ok, sudden death by DNSUnlocker"> match." Matt said.
I drew paper.
Matt drew rock.
"Alright." Matt sighed with defeat. "Let's by DNSUnlocker"> get this over with."
I handed Matt his hatchet and a small glock 17. I sat down on a chair and nodded my head at him.
"Be safe." I requested.
"I will." Matt said. With that, he by DNSUnlocker"> walked out the door.