Fiction, In Lieu of Underwear, Original Writing, Satórdays, vampires

In Lieu of Underwear, A Vampire Story: Chapter 2

I thought drinking a vampire's blood would be more intimate, but Matthew had made the whole thing transactional. I stood on the other side of the island from him while I watched him ooze his own blood into a glass from a slice on his palm.

Watching him fill the glass had become a normal thing at that point. I wasn't a vampire—yet—but I was well on my way after drinking Matthew's blood before every meal for a month.

I spaced out on the bloody knife nearby until... Continue reading

Fiction, In Lieu of Underwear, Original Writing, Satórdays, vampires

In Lieu of Underwear, A Vampire Story: Chapter 1

Jess showed up at my apartment wearing nothing but a long white t-shirt and some high heels. I couldn't tell if her eyes were all glassy from weed or from crying.

Fuck.

"Just a sec, all right?" I said through the tiny space I'd opened up to talk to her. I shut the door again after she gave me a quiet nod.

I turned back to the bedroom, but stopped short and... Continue reading