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The Last Mailman: Neither Rain, Nor Sleet, Nor Zombies

Kevin J. Burke

Published by Permuted Press at Smashwords.

Copyright 2011 Kevin J. Burke.

www.PermutedPress.com



This book is dedicated to my brother, Jeff, known in some circles as Zombie Shakespeare. His cultivation of our mutual love for the undead directly resulted in this book.



PROLOGUE


I can never get used to the silence. Even my radio playing sounds a little strange when it’s the only noise. Whenever I’m asked what I miss most about the old world, that’s my answer. Noise. Everything now is too damn quiet. Therefore, it fills me with an odd delight when I hear the tires of my truck squeal as I hit the brakes. I pull over and park in front of the house, lean over, open the glove compartment and pull out a spiraled notebook.

Occasionally, a curious person will ask me why I conduct my business using a notebook with Disney’s High School Musical on the cover. They think it’s funny. Or cute. Well, for one thing, I’m not picky, I just need the paper, and I don’t particularly care what the picture on the front is. If I stop and think about it, though, I can come up with another reason.

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