Title: The Man Who Couldn’t Be Bothered to Die
Author: Norman Prentiss
In: Blood Lite III (Kevin J. Anderson)
Rating Out of 5: 4 (Really good read!)
My Bookshelves: Comedy, Easy reading
Format: Short story
Publisher: Gallery Books
5th sentence, 74th page: He’d clicked “Remind Me Later” each day since.
Sometimes it’s necessary to have an intervention. Especially when your loved one just refuses to actually die.
I’ve never been part of an intervention. And I feel like that’s a good thing. Especially when you’re reading a short story that is effectively about the intervention of a loved one. Who is also a zombie. It was funny. But also seriously creepy.
What I loved about this short story is that it starts with an intervention to encourage the character to die. Then it goes back two weeks and helps to explain why his loving sister is telling him to just go towards the light. All of the angst and emotion of a normal intervention, with just that extra little dash thrown in…
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