Leave it to the conventional forces to always screw things up.
The locals tell them about the village shaman, and they just laugh and charge in firing; don't call us until half of their squad's been torn apart by zombies and skeletons.
Lieutenant Finnegan is missing. His men tell me they last saw him heading into that desecrated church. The one that just reeks of dark arts. Apparently it didn't occur to him that going in there was a bad idea.
Well, we can't leave a target that dangerous running around behind our lines. Looks like we'll be going in after him. Hopefully, we can save Finnegan in the process.
Dan Devine is the speculative fiction author of the Cull Chronicles and other stories. A graduate of Cornell University, he holds degrees in Chemistry and History and he generally makes his living trying to pretend he knows something about science.