Collapse Day by Eric Cline
Approx. 8,500 words.
Published on December 17, 2012.
A quarter of a century ago, Patrick Sinclair fought the undead.
Now, he has to fight his own anger.
The zombie hordes were destroyed . . . but now, the real sacrifices Sinclair and his comrades made are being cheapened by sentimental nonsense and elaborate ceremonies.
And tonight, maybe . . . just maybe . . . the dead will rise again.