- "That was my first brush with the plague of the 21st century. Remember mad cow disease? Well, mad cow became mad person became mad zombie. It's a fast-acting virus that left you with a swollen brain, a raging fever. It made you hateful, violent, and gave you a really, really bad case of the munchies."
They can run nearly indefinitely without tiring, and have an extreme tolerance for all kinds of pain. They stop or slow only from severe enough damage to their bodies to inhibit their range of motion, and die seemingly only from massive damage to the brain.
A few years following the zombie apocalypse, the survivors came to find there were more than one variant of their undead rotting adversaries as they evolved.
- Main article: Homer
Considered the dumbest variation, Homers are capable of running, however can be easily outsmarted and taken down. They likely get their name from Homer Simpson, due to their lack of intelligence.
- Main article: Hawking
Hawkings are a much smarter variant of zombie, possessing a degree of problem solving to get their next meal. They are named after Dr. Stephen Hawking.
- Main article: Ninja
A much faster and stealthier variant of zombie is the Ninja. Though not very durable, they make up for it in speed and ambush tactics.
- Main article: T-800
A much more powerful zombie comes in the form of the T-800. Unlike the typical zombies, T-800s can take much more abuse and are so named after the Series 800 Terminator.