"Masters of Destiny"
A dying mercenary tells his buddy about a race of peoples who can tell you the ordained moment of your death. He imagines it will make his life richer, and his end still has some surprises in store for him.
"The Zombies That Ate the World, Chapter 3: Terminal Boredom"
In this future politically correct world, they aren't called zombies, they are the 'living impaired', and they peacefully cohabitate with the living...until some of them watch some retro zombie movies and decide that it would be fun to re-enact them.
"Spouting Off: The Random Thoughts of Jean-Pierre Dionnet"
Editorial with spot illustrations.
A futuristic society has a Knight's tournament to decide who will be the next King...single elimination...to the death! The lucky winner becomes a brain implant recipient for the King's brain. We see why the winner decided to fight so hard for this questionable reward.
"Fragile, Part 4"
Alan Olden has become a zombie, like 95% of the rest of the world's population. The living have hired zombies, called Disinfestors, to cut down the imbalance by offing their comrades on commission, so Alan has to be careful. He goes to a zombie nightclub and meets Lynn, and we see that, yes, there IS zombie love.
In the globe-spanning city of Megalex, the ruler Princess Kavatah prepares to invade the forest lair of the rebels to end their threat forever. Meanwhile the aberrant police clone known as the Anomaly is housed by the rebels, finds love and is prepared to be the engine of the rebel's salvation as partner to the rebel leader Zerain.