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    1947 A.D., Jarvie, British Columbia

    A series of articles in five separate newspapers recount the bloody events and individual heroism associated with this small Canadian hamlet. Little is known of the source of the outbreak. Historians suspect the carrier was Mathew Morgan, a local hunter who returned to town one night with a mysterious bite on his shoulder. By dawn […]

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    1942-45 A.D., Harbin, Japanese Puppet State of Manchukuo (Manchuria)

    In 1942, the Japanese government encountered a small infestation of zombies on a pacific Island mentioned in the travels of Francis Drake. They captured eight, and started the experiment “Cherry Blossom” which attempted to breed zombies. They could not find any traces of Solanum, meaning they could not create “fresh” zombies without making them breed. […]

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    1923 A.D., Colombo, Ceylon

    This account comes from The Oriental, an exatriate newspaper for Britons living in the Indian Ocean colony. Christopher Wells, a copilot for British Imperial Airways, was rescued from a life raft after fourteen days at sea. Before dying of exposure, Wells explained that he had been transporting a corpse discovered by a British expedition to […]

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    1611 A.D., Edo, Japan

    The record here comes from a Dutch merchant, who was told this story by a missionary. Apparently, a samurai had wanted to convert and flee with the Europeans. The samurai had told the priest that he belonged to a secret cult, called the “Society of Life”, a secret organization that was founded, and ultimately reported […]

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    1587 A.D., Roanoke Island, North Carolina

    The English settlers of Roanoke, cut off from England, regularly sent hunting parties to the mainland to find food. One day, one of those parties failed to return. Three weeks later, a lone survivor of the eleven member group appeared at the colony. He told of a attack by “a band of savages . . […]

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    1583 A.D., Siberia

    A scouting party for the notorious Cossack Yermak, lost and starving to death, was rescued by a local Asiatic tribe. The scouts “repaid” the kindness by declaring themselves to be the de-facto rulers, at least until the reinforcements arrived. After gorging for several weeks on the villager’s stored food, the scout’s cleaned out their entire […]