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Honestly, I never contemplated the thought of meeting a vampire. Their type only seems nonexistent due to the obviously impossible myths that spread so easily. Now, whenever someone presents the word vampire, it's automatically related to bat, anti-sunlight, blood drinkers, and other unnecessary terms like that. Although these stereotypical thoughts still attempt to cloud my mind, I never allow them to fully obscure my view of what vampires really are. I could never tie in such silly tales when I was around him, and every time I tried they only seemed even more unreal.
Something I know is real, or at least was real at the time, was our last moment together before he disappeared. Unfortunately, I can vaguely remember the details, but something I could never forget was the first warm touch of his usually icy skin. It was a stroke of his index finger to him, and a gentle brush against the back of my frozen hand. To him it seemed like a simple gesture, but in my eyes it ha
The Carnival of Carnage A gentle wind wafted through the streets, bringing with it the sweet smell of rain. The warm night was peaceful, save for a distant thunder. The only person outside, though, was an older man dressed in a torn work shirt and ragged jeans. He leaned back against the wall of an apartment building, gazing up at the clouding sky. He took up a dirty liquor bottle and tipped it back to drink, when he saw it. An object was being blown on the wind; it floated about as carelessly as any piece of trash, then landed directly in front of the homeless man. Intrigued and slightly tipsy, the man wandered into the street to see the object. It was a playing card, face-down on the pavement. The man picked it up and turned it over. The corner bore the phrase "Joker", but the image was not traditional. It was of a pink and blue clown face with a large afro and huge necklace. The man pondered it for a moment, then started laughing with apparent joy. He pocketed the card and made his way in the directioThe Carnival of Carnage8 years ago in Horror More Like This