River of Souls {Currently Editing}

River of Souls {Currently Editing}

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T.L. Bodine By TLBodine Completed

Undeath is a manageable condition.

  That's what the media says, anyway: With the help of the miracle life-extension drug, Lazarus, the Undead can retain their humanity and live normal, happy lives in facilities designed specifically for their care. Sure, the Undead lose a few human rights in the process; but then, are the Undead even really still human? 

Forced to drop out of college to take care of his teenage sister, Zoe, after their father drank himself to death, Davin Montoya was more than happy to sign the no-good alcoholic over to the Lazarus House for treatment. That was one less thing for him to worry about.

Until an accident left him joining the ranks of the freshly deceased himself.

Now, as the only thing standing between Zoe and foster care, Davin is desperate to stay under the government's radar. But to do so, he must venture into the underground society of Unregistered Undead - a dangerous world of drug deals, vigilantes, and a government conspiracy that goes deeper than he could have ever imagined.

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Reminds me of the Lazarus project. This psycho scientist was able to bring dogs back to life...creepy af. ಠ_ಠ
Oh well done -.- That's literally THE dumbest way to kill yourself (not that there's a smart way, mind you)
Kotkoda Kotkoda Jan 07
You have a great first chapter here that really entrances the reader.  Also love the flow of your work. Well done.
BrandenburgsAngel BrandenburgsAngel Dec 20, 2016
Yes. I told you it was something you needed to slog through and I was right. This is immediately interesting with a lot of questions I want answered.
MrSanguine MrSanguine Jan 14
Great first chapter. This is nice & urban. I like your narrative voice. I can't say much. You've set the world by giving details, but I'd like more about the world concernign descriptions.
BrandenburgsAngel BrandenburgsAngel Dec 20, 2016
Yes, good. I'm already interested in her, which is saying something considering her brother is a zombie.