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Proof that the remaining 10% is worth turning into a zombie...Well, actually, no, they're not, but they're still pretty good.

These are recommendations made by Tropers for World War Z Fan Fics, all of which have to be signed to stay on the page. Feel free to add a fanfic of your own to the list, but remember to use the template found here.

Do warn when a fanfic may head into sexually explicit or non-canon territory. Some people just don't like it, and as we all know, Shipping is Serious Business.You can also add to the current recommendations if you want. Refrain from posting Conversation in the Main Page though; that goes in the discussion page.

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Oral History of the Zombie War: Supplemental Stories by Beta Brass.

  • Recommended by Agent JX 7
  • Status: Unknown
  • Pairing(s): None with book characters.
  • Synopsis: An interview with the reporter who broke the news about Phalanx leads the interviewer to a coalition of colleges out east.
  • Comments: Some violence, but again, nothing worse than what's in the book. A great read, well written, with a lot of compelling characters and a realistic look at how a large group can survive. Fits right in with the book. Extremely highly recommended for anyone looking for new content. - Agent JX 7

The Way Is Shut by The Dark Scribbler.

  • Recommended by Martine Brooke, jaimeastorga2000, trekie140, Imaginatrix
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairing(s): None with book characters.
  • Synopsis: An interview with the man who led the first team into post-War North Korea.
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  • Comments: Slight horror, but nothing worse than the book (although that's not saying much). Although it clears up the ambiguity of what on earth happened in North Korea, the exploration of the outcome is very plausible. The piece is very well-written and researched.

Don't Write Their Eulogies by Thranduil Oropherion Redux.

  • Recommended by Anomylous
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairing(s): None
  • Synopsis: An interview with a survivor who rode out the war in a convent in New Mexico.
  • Comments: Fairly true to the feel of the book. Nifty (and somewhat heart-rending) tie-in at the end.

The Black Hills Revolt daccu65

  • Recommended by Skydragon 222
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairing(s): None
  • Synopsis: Sometimes, in a civil war, there aren't clear cut good guys and bad guys. Why did the Black Hills revolt? Here's the story from a survivor.
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  • Comments: A poignant look at what it was like to be the "human bait" that the Redeker Plan required in the United States. Grammar is a little wonky during the first chapter, but improves in all remaining installments. A painful reminder that history is written by the winners.

All Alone azander12

  • Recommended by Skydragon 222
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairing(s): None
  • Synopsis: One of the last remaining Icelanders in the world sits down to discuss his work with the Icelandic Cultural Preservation Society.
  • Comments: Short and true to the style of Max Brooks. A look at what it's like to hail from a country with a >95% casuality rate during the war.


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