Originally Posted by curtw
I haven't read the books in over a decade, but I *know* the passes of the dead are in there. When it was announced that Peter Jackson was directing the films, I wondered to myself if he would make them more "ghost-like" or as zombies (because of his prior work). He took an interesting middle ground.
But, if memory serves me correctly, there's only a brief reported description after the event - we don't see it "first hand". Please do correct me if I'm wrong.