A tape recorder found in the rubble of a house would be picked up by a traveling survivor of the wastes, the button to play would be pressed and the words of a lady introducing herself can be heard.
“You may begin”
“Why do I have to do this…I told you everything already!”
“This is standard regulations. You want into this community, you follow the same protocol that everyone else goes through. So please, answer?”
“Ugh…fine…I was born in Harstad, Norway. My mother, Leah Alden, and my father, Tobias Alden, brought me into this world. This cruel and unforgiving world. I thought the apocalypse was bad…my brother, Felix, was 5 years older than me. He was the best thing to ever happen to this world. An angel in a world of devils. He meant the world to me before and after the world went to shit. Family meant everything.”
“How many of the infected have you killed?”
“How many people have you killed”
“I had no choice…it was me…or them”