Chapter 6

From the front of the station, I could hear slightly raised voices. Searching with my mind, I knew that the receptionist and Bud Dearborn were the welcoming party to three vampires.With my gift I could pick up the thoughts from the humans, which just about now were squarely on the fear and anger side, and the void of silence that was the unique register of the vampires.In my cell, I couldn’t hear the words but could tell that the conversation was edgy. In his head, Sheriff Dearborn was weighing his options. He didn’t quite know what Eric’s position in the vampire world was, but he knew he had trouble on his hands. With two other vampires in tow, Eric’s visit seemed much more official or like a show of force. Bud also correctly gathered that Eric wasn’t here to bust me out. Darn it. Continue reading