"The struggle for life sustenance is real." Eight-year-old Isaac is always fascinated with a good zombie story. He believes zombies existed sometime ago based on his recent findings. His cravings for more knowledge about them intensifies when he finds an odd letter in Rick, his grandpa's study. Since then, he begins to see an old woman hunched in a corner, wailing for a lost one. Whispers are heard, secrets revealed, mysteries told, and his young mind is left reeling in shock. With grandpa striken with a deadly virus, will Isaac be able to save him by delving deep into the world of the beyond? Or will he give up and wallow in the pit of misery. This story is a slow burn horror! •Written for the Open Novella Contest and based on Prompt 41.