scav - NOT HORSEafter days of scavenging these sprawling suburban ruins with very little to show for it, i have finally found it.scav - NOT HORSE by celestiawept
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amongst the rubble and radiation, i’ve come across a mostly intact house, the structure is gutted out through the back, almost like an explosion of some sort happened. maybe it was a water heater, there’s no telling now.
the air is horribly hot, and in some places the radiation is enough to boil an egg. but i’ve learned very quickly. its a hard life.
taking cover under what remains to be the kitchen, i step cautiously across the debris, shingles, cabinets, broken glass, cooled slag of what i suppose must have been the water heater.
i wipe my grimy brow and hold my salvation high above my head. i lick my dry lips, and whisper, "a cheeseburger, god bless america"
right before she took a bite however, a long bolt of steel sliced right through her greasy pink side shave hair. she heard it, but it didn’t cut her.
she stumbled to her feet and then darted