Lurking, Squabbling Vampires

This was fun.


Author’s Note: This is my second story for Didi Oviatt’s March WIP Writing Challenge about Lurking Vampires.

“The Wolfman is clearly overrated, as monsters go.” Hildreth readjusted his Bossman 550 on his back.

“Well.” Jeff said. “You can’t pick Dracula. That’s too obvious.”

Hildreth thought it over as they walked down the sidewalk. “Okay. You have a point. Besides, Invisible Man is where it’s at. I mean, come on! The guy can go invisible at will.”

Jeff chuckled. “I don’t think that’s how it works.”

“So, I have the Invisible Man. Who do you get? And you can’t choose the same monster as me. That’s cheap cheating.”

“Hmm.” Jeff stopped and glanced around.

Hildreth stopped as well. He scanned the crowd just like how Master Initskay had taught them. Some vampires could blend in with regular humans with surprising ease. Others stood out in wrong and obvious ways. “What do…

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Vlad’s Vampire Diary: Last Call

Vampire Maman

Dear Diary,

When one is a Vampire one is not as fragile as those who walk the Earth with fragile hearts pumping hot blood and thoughts of love. 

I attempt to be poetic but even that alludes me today.

My Vampire love Gillian is traveling and will not be home until late tonight. I feel an unease even for a Vampire. It is that odd dread remembered from my childhood. We were not in danger but everyone else was.

I decided to go down to Cassie’s bar. It is not called that. My closest warm blooded human friend Cassie owns the bar. Sitting with her and watching the other patrons would knock me out of my melancholia. I called my friend Randolpho to come join me but he said he was unavailable.

Randolpho quickly stopped talking on the phone which was quite unusual. He gave me no details to where…

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Tic Tac Oh

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Pity the poor siren and her horde of courters…

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#7. “Ex’s And Oh’s” – Elle King

When you think of comedian Rob Schneider’s best work, you probably…….. well, will be thinking for a long time.  However, Deuce Bigalow created one thing that has made the world a more entertaining place, and that was in being the father of singer Elle King.  King’s early interest…

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