|From Singles 2012|
"The dead are dull-witted but canny predators like some form of
flesh-eating math teachers."
from "Twisted," by Kevin Veale.
Really, though, my favorite:
The zombies were like Canadians, in that they looked enough like real people at first, to fool you. But when you looked closer, you saw they were from some other place, where things were different: where even the same things, the things that went on everywhere, were just a little bit different.
from "The Hortlak," by Kelly Link. You can read it here! http://kellylink.net/magic-for-beginners/magic-for-beginners-sample-stories/the-hortlak