Episode 3 of the:
Night Among The Dead
Rick was on a dirt path of the woods he was tired and seems to be one alive because since he has been walking he see no one but zombies (the dead or walker) , it already after three month he come back from the terrible journey in the evil forest.
Getting back home, when he couldn’t find family.
Truly, the zombie infection has taking over the earth.
Rick open his mouth in surprise seeing walkers snarling in the town. If this powerful state can be infected hw much more the other states. He start the car and accelerated slowly…
Rick journeyed from delta to lagos a city called ijebu lekki in AKodo, over 117,481 population living in this area were not in town can city of Lagos ever be in ghost mode. He start walking on the dirt path of Akodo and slipping through the cars parked recklessly on the road.
He sighted the hordes of Zombies snarling towards him, he made it back to his car and drive out the stated,
Driving along the way out of lagos state, the car run out of fuel, he come down from the car realizing the silence that over took the environment, he carried his backpack and began to walk on foot, there was a stage in life, many thought came on his mind, maybe his mother his dead. Maybe Sam is not alive or Victor, maybe Kate is gone. Everyone is gone.
Rick fell on the ground sleeping on the main. Road. He sit to the ground as he stand when a car approach.
Tayo was the one driving, while Kira a beautiful girl with a white sun glass on her face, was sitting beside the driver seats, Hunter was at the back.
“wait, Tayo, I know this guy sitting on the road.” Kira said looking at Rick on the main road from the distant in the car afar.
“he might be a walker.” said Hunter.
The car pass by with a slow acceleration as Kira take a look at Rick to be sure weather she know him or not and maybe he is a walker or not.. “wait it is him. I know him.” the car stop. “Kira! be careful!!. He might be dead.” Hunter said coming out with a Gun in his hand.
Kira get down, and walk slowly to Rick who back the audience, “Rick!” she called.
Rick look back, and was shock to see Kira, he stretch his hand towards her and try to speak but it is not coming, he swallow hard and fainted as his back thud loud on the ground.
Kira grabbed him calling Tayo and Hunter for help.
“help me!” yelled Kira, as hunter and Tayo help carrying Rick in the car.
Kira sit with Rick and the back seat waiting for Rick to wake up.
“please Tayo, drive in through the backyard I don’t want anyone to see him.” said Kira.
“ok, I will.” Tayo replied accelerating the car by pressing the pedal and changing the gear selector.
Rick was kept a secret place in the camp where some survival based in, it was a place surrounded with bushes and trees, the group arrived there a week ago after they ran from the camp they were before when the zombie came attacking the camp.
Here they stay, in the bush where no man or walker can know human based in unless he/she walks in there coincidentally.
James on the other hand, was striking hard on the nail with an harmer, making a flat plane table.
“can I have this shirt and this trouser” Kira said talking to aunty carol a woman, who was in charge of clothes for the whole camp, clothes, and foods were put in her care.
“why male clothes? You are a girl.” asked James but Kira ignore him. As aunty carol package those clothes in a nylon and give it to her.
“because it is non of your business James.” said. Kira walking away. James run after her and held her hand making her to face him.
“are you still angry with me? Kira.” James said. “I am sorry I destroyed things between you and R……”
“shh, don’t ever mention, I don’t want your apologies.” Kira cut in and walk away..
“Kira, Kira!” James called.
“why are you disturbing your self on this girl, she didn’t like you,” aunty carol said.
“she does, I only need time.” James said.
“you think she will forgive you after you spoil things between her relationship with Rick.” said carol.
“my mistake, If I know that what I did will really went bad between Kira and Rick. And I really want Kira I should have find another way to get her.” James said.
“the deed is done, forget about Kira and move on.” said carol.
“Rick, he was best friend I don’t know he is in love with same girl I am in love with. Ever since kira and Rick brake up because of the mess I did. Rick find a new heart.” James said.
“kate?” mentioned Carol.
“yea, Kate but all is down now, Rick is dead in a plane crash and Kate I think she will have to move on.” said James.
“may his gentle soul rest in perfect peace.” said carol.
Rick already have wake up, he sit on a mat while he find food beside him. Thank God! He muttered and eat. After eating he began to hear the voice of children playing and people talking within. He laughed slowly that he is seeing and hearing people voice again especially children.
The door come opened as Kira come in, “awake?” she said.
“Kira” Rick mentioned.
“how did you make it Rick?” she asked.
“kira, it was a long story. By the way. Who are the people outside.” Asked Rick.
” they are my people I brought them together.” answered Kira.
“wow, can I see them.”
“no, Rick. You need to change your dresses, I brought you a new dress.” pointing to the clothes on the mat.
“why are you doing this.” asked Rick.
“Rick, you will see them, but it will be in the evening.” said Kira.
Kira stand up and try to leave.
“Kira, did you see Sam and my mother.?”
“what about Kate and Victor.”
Kira walk out of the room, as the suspense music come from background.
To be continued
A story by kingsley Afonughe .
A production of My Angel Cities