Tuesday, November 6, 2012

THE RAPTURE HAS COME!






Earthquakes rock the world, the sun turns a pale yellow and strange weather patterns ensue. The inhabitants of planet earth believe that the apocalypse is near; but the end of the world does not occur in a way in which anyone would suspect. When the ground opens up and the corpses of the dead rise up and begin to feed on the living, a new kind of terror is born upon the dying earth.

In the midst of all the horror, Sam Jordan and his wife Angel travel the desolate roads in order to take refuge with Sam's family in Greenville, New York. But upon arriving home, the dead are not the only threat as Sam's abusive father, Willard, begins to place increasing demands upon his trapped family. As a religious fanatic, Willard believes that an event known as the rapture will occur at any moment; thus he demands that his family convert to his religion or be exiled into the dismal world outside where the dead await their next feast of human flesh. The Jordan household then becomes a prison where reason is abandon and freedom of choice is not an option for any who may wish to dwell there.

"I am a big fan of the zombie genre; but when I wrote the Rapture of Willard, I wanted to give it a different kind of feel. I didn't want to make it about the typical group of survivors or military personnel trying to rebuild society after the zombie apocalypse. I wanted to trap the reader behind barricaded doors with the characters to experience the events that transpire there. I also didn't want the zombies to be so much in your face as I wanted them to be a looming threat whose presence is felt throughout the story. There has been so much done and so much repeated in this genre that I just wanted to give it a fresh kind of spin. If I had to describe this project I would say it is diffinately different and kind of strange with a splash of subtle dark humor; yet it also has its classic zombie story moments sprinkled in here and there. The Rapture Of Willard was a short story that eventually evolved into a novellette; it really was an experimental piece for me and I hope people will enjoy it. " Paul James Caiden
 
 
 

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    Yo ka palé mwen de li
    Éaprezan la mwen anvi vwè li
    Nou poko janmen trouvé'y
    an pati ka di sé sosié yo fè yo
    pon moun pé pa konprann sa
    Menm lè'w soti dansé yo di i ka la èvè sé [] manmzel-la


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    An pati ka di sé sosié yo fè yo
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