Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The Zombie Apocalypse Tag

A little while ago, the esteemed Alexa @ Summer Snowflakes tagged me for the Zombie Apocalypse Tag, which is exciting, because I’m zombie trash. Thank you, Alexa! 

The Rules 

Pick five books—favorites or random, but make sure you know the characters. (I’m cheating on this one, because I couldn’t narrow it down to just five books. So I’ve included two additional categories. You don’t have to do these if you don’t want to.) 

Write the names of the books on strips of paper. 

Draw one piece randomly for it to be your book/choice. 

Open to a random page and use the first name you see to answer question #1. 

Use the same book for question #2, but turn to a different page. 

Repeat steps 2-5 till you’ve answered all the questions.


First person to die // Christina

It seems rather unlikely that this would be the case. Maybe we’re talking about pre-initiation Christina here? Or maybe she only pretends to die. Because reasons. 

The Person you trip to get away from the zombies // Uriah

Well as they say, all’s fair in love and the zombie apocalypse. Sorry, Uriah. It’s nothing personal. It’s just that I don’t fancy getting eaten alive, and I guess you were in my way. I’m sure you understand. 


The first person to turn into a zombie // Edward

This doesn’t come as a huge surprise. Despite his many good qualities, he doesn’t strike me as the most robust, outdoorsy person ever. He’s such a proper guy, he probably ends up getting bitten by a lady zombie because he’s too gentlemanly to axe her in the face. It happens. 

The person that trips you to get away from the zombies // Colonel Brandon

Now this one I did not see coming. Was this a tactic he learned in military training? Totally unfair. I would NEVER do something like that. *discreetly shoots Uriah zombie* Never.


The idiot of the team // Peony

I’m assuming that by calling her the idiot of the team, you’re implying she does something stupid that gets us all killed. I’d be mad, but she’s too cute. I guess we’ll just have to let this one slide. 

*forgiving zombie noises*

The brains of the team // Kai

Ha. Ahaha. Ahahahaha. 

That was me laughing. 

Okay, so Kai isn’t stupid. But he’s easily flustered and easily thrown off his game. If we’re going to be picking the brains of the team (get it, because zombies eat brains? I’m so funny), we should really go with Cinder. Because then if she gets slowed down running away from the zombies, and they end up chewing on her metal leg, she’ll be fine. 

Kai, on the other hand…


The team’s medic // Karou

Considering Karou’s job in DAYS OF BLOOD AND STARLIGHT and DREAMS OF GODS AND MONSTERS, this one isn’t too far off base. This would be a great arrangement. As we all get chewed up by zombies, she can kill us before we turn, collect our souls, and make shiny new bodies for us. Personally, I would like a body with wings, so I can fly away from my undead problems. 

Someone bring me some anesthesia and a biter. 

The weapons expert // Akiva

Well, he’s got wings and military experience, so he’s not the worst guy for the job. But since he’s not too familiar with human weapons, I’m not convinced he's the best option, either. 


The Brawler // Jess

*laughs for exactly eight hours and thirty-seven minutes*

Yeah, no, not happening. She has zero skills and zero knowledge. We are literally all going to die. (But I guess Peony already saw to that.) 

Someone please get Emmett. 

The Team Captain // Jasper

See, I’d be down for that. Not only does he have an exceptionally pretty face, he’s also had military experience. This dude’s been through some rough stuff. And what WOULD happen if a zombie were to bite a vampire? This is something I really need to know. 



[My Addition] The one who goes insane // Mr. Bennet

See, I wouldn’t have pegged Mr. Bennet as the type who’d go insane, although the PP&Z version does seem a little more erratic. But it would be hilarious if he went insane and Mrs. Bennet started acting like a normal, rational person. I'm not complaining. 

[My Addition] The one who keeps a pet zombie (for science) // Elizabeth

Why yes, I would do that. I mean, she would do that. For science. It’s important to learn as much as possible about your opponents, so you can best know how to beat them. Maybe she could even find a cure. I applaud my Elizabeth’s sound tactics. 

And there you have it, the Zombie Apocalypse Tag. I hereby infect nominate:

What about you, my little coffee beans? Which characters would you trust in the event of the zombie apocalypse? Which characters would you trip? If the zombie apocalypse were to happen, how long do you think you'd survive, and what would be your game plan? 


  1. Thanks for tagging me! This is going to be fun. I'm still laughing at Kai being the brains of the team.

    1. You're welcome! I hope you enjoy doing it! :P I got such a great laugh out of that. :P

      Thank you for commenting! :)

  2. *gasps* How dare you trip up Uriah? He was my favourite in Divergent, gosh darn it!

    I gotta read Sense and Sensibility one day... then again, I would have to start Pride and Prejudice first...

    Why is everyone teasing me about Cinder?! I know I haven't read it, okay? *cries*

    Wait, Pride + Prejudice + Zombies? WHAAAT?

    1. *awkward laugh* I um, have no clue what you're talking about. I would never trip Uriah. I would never trip anyone. *trips Tris*

      It's really good--I actually like it more than Pride and Prejudice. :) And you could totally just read Sense and Sensibility first. :P I won't tell.

      *pats your back* There there. I suppose we can still talk even though you haven't read Cinder yet.

      Mhmm. I reviewed it way earlier this year. It was interesting. :P

      Thank you for commenting! :)

  3. I mean, they certainly aren't perfect picks, but I think Jasper, Karou, and Akiva are all excellent picks for the team! And even if Kai isn't SUPER SMART he does have the advantage of great diplomacy. Not much use against the zombies, but he'll certainly come in handy when you need to trade for goods or shelter from other human groups you run into!

    All in all, you've got a good team here. Congrats!

    1. Yes, I do think they would be great to have around. And you're right. We can leave Kai in charge of diplomatic relations with all the testy humans, and we can have someone like Jasper double as the brains. *nods*

      I'm so excited! Bring on the apocalypse! *hides*

      Thank you for commenting! :)

  4. I just stumbled across your blog after hitting the 'next blog' button atop my own blog... and found this cool zombie tag game! Nice! thanks for sharing!

    1. I'm so glad you found it! You're welcome!

      Thank you for commenting! :)

  5. Somehow I thought I had commented on this and I hadn't. *is going to immediately--and obviously--rectify this*

    But... but... I love Uriah! (or at least the movie version of him, as I don't remember much about him in the books, TBH).
    Oh my goodness, Jess as the brawler though. Honestly, I find that idea pretty funny, though Emmett would obviously do it better.