Once upon a midnight dreary in the town of Graveville, there were two best friends named Zara and Luna. They were not your typical best friends, though, because they were zombies. Despite their undead status, they had the most amazing friendship, which they proudly referred to as being “best fiends forever.”
Zara and Luna were known for their unique sense of humor and their love for adventure. They always managed to find themselves in the funniest and most bizarre situations such as eating brains and the Vatican or munching on Stephen Colbert’s wrist and telling him that “truthiness sucks.”
One sunny morning in particular, they decided to go for a stroll through the town cemetery, as they often did. However, on this particular day, their hunger got the better of them.
As they stumbled through the cemetery, Zara and Luna spotted a freshly dug grave. Their eyes widened, and they couldn’t resist the urge to investigate. They peered into the hole and found a buried treasure—delicious brain-shaped cupcakes! With excitement, they eagerly reached for the cupcakes, their bony fingers clattering against the frosting.
But as luck would have it, their excitement got the best of them. Zara tripped over a nearby tombstone and accidentally sent her cupcake flying into the air. Luna, ever the supportive friend, burst into laughter, causing her cupcake to fall right into a freshly dug grave.
Undeterred by their mishaps, Zara and Luna embarked on a hilarious mission to retrieve their lost cupcakes. They hopped into the grave, dirt flying everywhere, only to realize that the hole was deeper than they thought. They tumbled and rolled, their limbs intertwining in an amusing spectacle.
Just when it seemed like they were destined to stay stuck in the grave forever, their best fiendship came to the rescue. Zara managed to grab onto a tree root, and Luna grabbed Zara’s hand, pulling her out of the hole. Covered in dirt, they laughed so hard their decaying bodies nearly fell apart (and yes, zombies don’t ask if someone is pulling their leg or not since the outcome could be disastrous).
Determined to salvage their snack, Zara and Luna headed to the local bakery. As they shuffled through the town, people couldn’t help but stare at the two undead friends. But instead of being frightened, the townsfolk were entertained by their antics, such as juggling undead kittens or skipping to the beat of La Bamba, and soon the whole town was buzzing with laughter.
At the bakery, the duo was greeted by a perplexed baker. Zara and Luna explained their cupcake catastrophe and, without hesitation, the baker prepared a fresh batch of brain-soaked treats just for them. The best fiends couldn’t believe their luck and devoured the cupcakes with gusto, leaving traces of blood type-O frosting all over their ghoulish faces.
Word of their misadventures and their wonderful friendship spread like wildfire through Graveville. People admired Zara and Luna’s ability to find joy in even the most bizarre situations such as doing the Curly Shuffle in the middle of Main Street or doing the Worm on the top of a bus. The townsfolk started organizing quirky events and parties just for the two best fiends, who quickly became the beloved celebrities of Graveville. The townsfolk even bought best fiends merchandise and displayed it to honor these two rapscallion zombies.
Zara and Luna continued to stumble, giggle, and make memories together, their friendship growing stronger with each passing day. Their mishaps became legendary tales, and their laughter echoed through the town, reminding everyone that no matter how different or unusual we may be, true friendship and laughter can conquer anything, even the undead adventures of two best fiends in Graveville.
Zara and Luna wiped the cupcake entrails off their faces and chuckled as they left the bakery, ready to embark on their next escapade.
“Can you believe we managed to turn a cupcake retrieval mission into a townwide spectacle?” Zara said, her hollow eyes sparkling with mischief.
Luna giggled, her undead cheeks rosy with delight. “Oh, Zara, that’s what makes our best fiendship so special! We always find a way to turn even the most ordinary tasks into extraordinary adventures. And who doesn’t love brain cupcakes?!”
As they strolled through the streets, the townsfolk couldn’t help but stop and admire the dynamic undead duo. One brave soul approached them, a wide grin on his face. “Zara and Luna, you two are the talk of the town! We can’t get enough of your hilarious antics. You bring so much joy to our lives! I was a hollow man before you two came along. And now I’m filled with joy.”
Zara and Luna exchanged delighted glances, thrilled by the warm reception. “We’re just two undead souls trying to have a good time,” Zara replied, her voice filled with laughter. “But we’re glad our silliness brings smiles to your faces.”
The townsfolk continued to gather around, eager to share stories and laughter with their favorite best fiends. The duo regaled them with tales of their misadventures, from tripping over tombstones to mistaking a scarecrow for a fellow zombie. The crowd erupted in laughter, their cheers echoing through the streets of Graveville.
Encouraged by the positive energy around them, Zara and Luna decided to organize a special event—the “Graveville Zombie Parade of Laughter.” They invited everyone in town to dress up as zombies and join them for a day filled with laughter, pranks, and a zombie dance-off.
On the day of the parade, the streets were filled with ghoulishly dressed townsfolk, each one eagerly awaiting the arrival of Zara and Luna. As the best fiends led the procession, they couldn’t contain their excitement.
“Look at all these wonderful fiends!” Luna exclaimed, her arms flailing with delight. “We’re surrounded by laughter and love!”
Zara nodded, her stitches twitching in amusement. “Indeed, Luna. This is the true essence of our best fiendship—bringing people together, even in the most unusual circumstances.”
Throughout the parade, the zombies danced and laughed, sharing jokes and pranks, creating a sea of joy and camaraderie. Many of the jokes were fart jokes as zombies can really produce loads of methane gas. Zara and Luna led the way, their infectious laughter spreading like wildfire. No one cared about the dripping blood and entrails on their ripped and smelly clothing.
As the day came to an end, Zara and Luna stood before the townsfolk, their hearts brimming with gratitude. “Thank you, Graveville,” Zara said, her voice filled with emotion. “For accepting us for who we are, for embracing our silliness, and for reminding us that friendship and laughter transcend all boundaries, even death itself.”
The crowd erupted in cheers and applause, their love and admiration washing over the two best fiends like a warm embrace. Zara and Luna locked arms, their friendship stronger than ever.
With their hearts full and their laughter echoing through the town, Zara and Luna knew that their best fiendship was a gift beyond compare—a bond that defied the boundaries of life and death and brought smiles to the faces of all who encountered them. And as they shuffled off into the moonlit night, they couldn’t wait to discover what hilarious adventures awaited them next in their extraordinary lives as the beloved best fiends of Graveville.
Written by Patty Poopasaurus