The theme this year is 'Zombie'
A zombie is a creature that appears in folklore and popular
culture typically as a reanimated corpse or a mindless human
Stories of zombies originated in the
Afro-Caribbean spiritual belief system of Voodoo, which told
of the people being controlled as laborers by a powerful
Zombies became a popular device in modern
horror fiction, largely because of the success of George A.
Romero's 1968 film Night of the Living Dead.
There are a number of different premises as to why zombies come
to roam the earth. Some have the idea of the world ending and
the dead are rising from the grave and eating the living. Others
have the zombies being created from an experimental chemical
produced by the military that has somehow seeped into the local
graveyard. There is also the infectious bite of a rare Ratmonkey
that can start the chaos brewing.
However different their origins may be, we all know the common
characteristics of a zombie. They eat human flesh and they'll
keep going until you kill their brain. They're walking
automatons without emotion or feeling. They are relentless. You
can't make deals with them. You can't offer them bribes if
they'll let you go. You can't just call the police and wait for
them to come catch the killer. You can't even talk to the crazy