Before the Shores of the Dead. Six short tales set between the first and second Shores of the Dead Trilogies. Learn more about Ben and Jenn, Riley, Kelly, Capshaw, Nancy and Charlie, and Scarlet.
Part 1: "Ben and Jenn, First Kiss" Not a zombie story. This short story is the tale of how Benjamin Millette and Jennifer Carson fell in love. The first of a series of short stories set in the days before the rising of the dead.
Part 2: "Riley's Song" Riley Skeels, hero of the Battle of White Harbor. Who was he before the dead rose? Who did he become after the battle?
Part 3: "Kelly's Story" On the Journey from Dayton to White Harbor the Rangers suffered many losses. None of them were as significant as the loss of their leader Liam Harrison at the head of the Mackinac Bridge. But what happened to Liam during the journey, who did he share those days with?
Part 4: "Capshaw's First Command" When the dead rose Brian Capshaw was a brand new Second Lieutenant in the Michigan National Guard. This is the story of his time in the big chair and what happened after the establishment of the Republic.
Part 5: "Nancy and Charlie" What happened to Nancy Harrison and her son after she hung up with her father on the day of the rising?
Part 6: "Scarlet" As the series of short tales comes to an end, Scarlet Carson visits Father Willis Jordan to discuss God in a time of the dead and her greatest shame.
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