Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls - WikipediaWe promise to send you only the coolest stuff we have to offer every month, like information on new releases, pre-order campaigns, giveaways, and discounts. Or subscribe and set genre preferences. The story opens with our newly married protagonists, Elizabeth and Fitzwilliam Darcy, defending their village from an army of flesh-eating "unmentionables. Darcy is nipped by a rampaging dreadful. Elizabeth knows the proper course of action is to promptly behead her husband and then burn the corpse, just to be safe. But when she learns of a miracle antidote under development in London, she realizes there may be one last chance to save her true love—and for everyone to live happily ever after. Skip to main content.
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Witness the Bennet sisters chopping heads, firing flintlocks and taking undead names, Jane Austen style. Dawn Of The Dreadfuls is a coming-of-age tale that follows the Bennet sisters as they evolve from English country lasses to undead-smashing slayers. According to Quirk:. Readers will witness the birth of a heroine in Dawn of the Dreadfuls-a thrilling prequel set four years before the horrific events of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. As our story opens, the Bennet sisters are enjoying a peaceful life in the English country side. They idle away the days reading, gardening, and daydreaming about future husbands-until a funeral at the local parish goes strangely and horribly awry. Suddenly corpses are springing from the soft earth-and only one family can stop them.
Set four years before the events described in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies , the novel takes place in an alternate universe version of Regency era England where zombies are a well-known menace spawned by an event known as The Troubles. After attending a funeral in which a zombie rises from his coffin, Mr. Bennet decides that he must finally keep an old promise to train his five daughters in the art of zombie-killing. To this end, he turns the family's greenhouse into a dojo and hires young martial-arts expert Master Hawksworth to teach the girls. Meanwhile, a scientist named Dr. Keckilpenny arrives in the area with the dream of studying and possibly domesticating the zombies. As the zombie plague continues to spread across England, Hawksworth and Keckilpenny compete for Elizabeth's affections while Mrs.