Prelude One: Death as a Boy (A "Keeping Up With the Deadlanders" Prequel) by J.R. Rodriguez
Approx. 4,550 words.
Published on June 17, 2011.
This short story is one of three that chronicles the early days Famine, the 250 year old dead teen ager, and his family of Death Omens. This tale introduces The (Grim) Reaper and his brother, The Ankou, as they bring Famine into The Deadlands, the realm of Death. The full length novel "Keeping Up With the Deadlanders" is coming soon from The Twisted Library Press.