Spooktober 2022 Day 27: Teeth

Content warning: blood mention

Life for everyone changed forever the day my teeth broke your skin. 

But it was bite, or be bitten. 

And your bite had the power to make me one of you. A rotting, shambling corpse. Someone else’s teeth had already transmitted a curse to you. A curse which drove you to pay it forward when you’d cornered me in that storage shed. 

How your bloody, blunt teeth had glistened in the gloom. 

Weaponless, desperate, I’d done the only thing I could think of: sprung forward and bitten you first.

Turned out, human bites changed zombies into humans again. Who knew? 

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