Are the victims of vampire curse, that have refused to hunt their own kind. Were the will of a man has won out the curse of Nether ravaged their bodies until they became emaciated husks of walking flesh. Undead are the product of innocents who exiled themselves to the Northeast to escape civilization and not bring harm to those still living. Many lost their minds and are no more than animated corpses while some undead have managed to maintain their minds. Small communities of undead exists comprised of the sentient survivors.
Necromancers have taken great interest into controlling the walking dead for their own purposes. Whether dark experiments or building an army of corpses to enact their master’s foul wishes against the living. This land is unforgiving to the dead and suicide for living.