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SAVING MAH BACON: A zombie Story

 COLLAGE BY MAX SHERIDAN

COLLAGE BY MAX SHERIDAN

Our favorite piece of short fiction from the 2017 Junior School summer creative writing workshops really needs no introduction. Saving Mah Bacon by 11-year-old Slava Makarov is a fast-paced adventure involving a nameless wanderer, a bunch of zombies and a "small load of one million pieces of bacon". 


A ONE-ACT PLAY

by

SLAVA MAKAROV


Nameless Wanderer: Die, zombies! Die!

Zombies: Raaaargh!

Nameless Wanderer: Ok, mate.

The Nameless Wanderer breaks into his house (because the zombies have eaten his keys) and runs inside his room. He gets his mini-gun but forgets his barrel which holds a small load of a million pieces of bacon. He runs out of town.

Nameless Wanderer (thinking): Oh, no! I forgot mah bacon!

He gets his mini-gun but forgets his barrel which holds a small load of a million pieces of bacon. He runs out of town.

The Nameless Wanderer is surrounded by zombies in the woods.

The Nameless Wanderer (now enraged and killing zombies): Die! Die! Die! Die, you zombies! You killers ! Why are you doing dis? Why are you doing dis? Why are you doing dis?

Zombie 1: I dunno.

Zombie 2: Me neither.

Nameless Wanderer: Can I have mah bacon?

Zombies: Sure!

The Nameless Wanderer takes his bacon and gives some to the zombies.

Zombies: Thanks!

Nameless Wanderer: No problem.

THE END


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