Henri Christophe (1767-1820) of northern Haiti ordered his guards to prove their loyalty to him by marching over a 200-ft. cliff. Those who obeyed plunged to their deaths and those who refused were tortured and executed!Mad Henri figures briefly in my Nebula- and Stoker-nominated story "Zora and the Zombie," which just has been reprinted in John Joseph Adams' new anthology The Living Dead, published by Night Shade Books.
Friday, September 12, 2008
The Living Dead
From my Aug. 26 "Ripley's Believe It or Not!" calendar:
Posted by Andy Duncan at 11:17 PM