I have a solution to the impending zombie apocalypse that everyone is somehow prepared for. You see, I'm reading Christopher Golden's Soulless nowadays, mostly before bedtime because it's quite unbecoming, at least from my point of view, to read this in court prior to a hearing or something. Well, I could bring it and read but most of the times I'm reading papers and stuff so my leisure reading is done at home. Before I go to sleep. Oh life.
Oh, the solution? It's simple. Cremation. There won't be a zombie apocalypse if we start cremating bodies. Every (dead) body. That takes care of the vampires sleeping in their coffins during daylight as well. Yes, we have to disinter them. But there won't be a zombie apocalypse if there are no dead people coming back to life ala-Thriller, right?
It is a bit weird to come up with this solution while reading the book. It's a zombie book. I don't remember reading much of zombie books, save for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and a handful of The Walking Dead. It's hard to get a good zombie villain, given that their brains aren't functioning save for the mindless push to eat human flesh. That's why they are scary. Obviously you cannot banter with them, or even barter for your soul. And while I'm enjoying the handful of pages I get to read at night, I cannot get the scene out of my head: hundreds of dead bodies arising from their graves, speaking "I'm empty" in various stages of decomposition. Gross.
No wonder I wake up in the middle of the night half-scared of zombies.
Anyway, I'm posting tonight to remind myself to write about the three graphic novels I recently finished: Gerry Alanguilan's Elmer. Carlo Vergara's Zsazsa Zaturnnah sa Kalakhang Maynila. And Fables: Super Team.
Ok, memo done. Good night, book blogging friends. Hope all of you had a restful weekend.