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Gender Male



Late 20s to early 30s.

Hair Color





Bill Rooney

First Appearance

Chapter 1

Last Appearance

Chapter 1

James was a character in Life After Death/Original. He is a drug dealer, and is bitten early on in the zombie apocalypse while trying to save a woman whom the zombie had been eating. Eventually, Bill Rooney and Devon Brandt show up, and Bill puts him down.





Little is known about James' life before the start of the zombie apocalypse. At some point in his life he met and befriended Bill Rooney, and in fifth grade, his math teacher flunked him, which resulted in James shooting and killing her. He went to court, but convinced the jury it was an accident, and was let go. He later bragged to Bill about getting away with murder.


In the early days of the apocalypse, James is in his house rolling a joint, when he hears a woman screaming outside. He runs outside with his gun, and finds her on the ground, with a man leaning over her, ripping her guts out. He points his gun at the man, and tells him to get off her, but the man turns at him, and lunges. James manages to shoot the man, but not before he was able to bite James in the neck.

The next day, Bill Rooney and Devon Brandt show up at James' house, looking to buy weed off him. When he does not answer his door, they go around to the back yard, to find a zombified James sitting against the fence. James lunges at Devon, tackling him, and nearly bites him, but he is shot in the head by Bill.


Killed byEdit

James is bit by a zombie while trying to save a woman whom said zombie had been feasting on. Sometime before the next day, James turns, and when Bill and Devon arrive at James' house, they find him, zombified. James tries to bite Devon, but is shot dead by Bill.

Killed VictimsEdit

This list shows the victims James has killed:

  • His fifth-grade math teacher
  • One zombie


Bill RooneyEdit


Act OneEdit

Life After Death Characters
City Survivors Devon Bill James
Rhode Family Pete Tina
Apartment Survivors Nick Zain Susie Jack David Jennifer Oliver Heather Charlie Jonathon Madison
Bandits Mark Don
Dead and undead characters appear in italics. Characters whose fate is unknown have an * (asterisk) beside them.