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Looking for author or book that had a short story about 2 zombies in love. There is one part that I really remember. The 2 zombies bit each other as a show of affection and as the female zombie bites the male on the neck a bunch of roaches comes gushing out of the wound. There were a lot of good stories in this book.

Any ideas?

  • Were all the stories in the book about zombies? Do you remember any other of the stories? How old is the book? – Klaus Æ. Mogensen Jun 7 '18 at 14:07
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The story is Eat Me by Robert R. McCammon, so I'd guess the anthology is Zombies Encounters with the Hungry Dead edited by John Skipp.

Zombies

The scene you remember is:

Brenda's teeth closed on the back of Jim's neck, crunching through the dry flesh. Her eyes closed in rapture as Jim ate the rest of the fingers on her left hand-and suddenly there was a new sensation, a scurrying around her lips. The love wound on Jim's neck was erupting small yellow roaches, like gold coins spilling from a bag, and Jim's itching subsided. He cried out, his face burrowing into Brenda's abdominal cavity.

  • @LSerni I had to reread it to write this answer and ... well ... ewwww :-) – John Rennie Jun 7 '18 at 19:25

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