Soon, Owen himself returns home and Janey goes running to him, telling him what happened. This then causes him to go insane and check himself into an asylum. Owen crawls over to her and asks her if that's the best she's got, shocking Annie, Owen insults her before leaving. After this happens, a door appears to Annie, however, once she says her goodbyes, Herrick barges in and stakes Mitchell. As this volume demonstrates, distribution of vampires and zombies across time and space has revealed these undead figures to carry multiple meanings. This volume--with scholars from different national and cultural backgrounds--explores the transformations that the vampire and zombie figures undergo when they travel globally and through various media and cultures. Among other topics, contributors discuss zombies in Thai films, vampire novels of Mexico, and undead avatars in horror videogames. Owen later comes around, responding to a call from the guys, and he is met by a dark house containing nothing but an angered Annie. Annie decides that she has to warn Janey of Owen's murderous ways and so goes to her and Owen's home where Janey is shocked and scared to see her, believing her to be dead. Although the portrayals of both vampires and zombies can be traced back to specific regions and predate mass media, the introduction of mass distribution through film and game technologies has significantly modified their depiction over time and in new environments. The vampire, with roots in medieval European folklore, and the zombie, with origins in Afro-Caribbean mythology, have both undergone significant transformations in global culture, proliferating as deviant representatives of the zeitgeist. Indeed, vampires and zombies have garnered attention in print media, cinema, and on television. I am death! Moreover, both figures have experienced radical reinterpretations. He sees Annie but assures Janey that it's just stress, hugging her whilst turning to the ghost, basically calling her nothing. At this, Annie ignores death's door and accompanies her friend to the hospital.