Waking the dead was a complicated and difficult process. Those who studied the non-blasphemous arts often assumed it was just a matter of making the right infernal pact or carving the right dread sigil under the new moon.
But as he arranged his tools, the necromancer meditated on the difficulties of his craft. The reagents required were rare and had to be expertly prepared to have the proper effect.
And most importantly, you had to give the dead reason to stir from the comfort and safety of the grave.
As the coffee finished brewing, the zombies queued for a cup.

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