|Dracula In the Flesh|
my heart flutter and my breath catches in my throat. For a moment I am unable to
speak. I simply stare at him, taking in his beauty. He is everything I always imagined
he would be. He fills both the room and my senses. As he sits in the chair facing
me, I take a deep breath and try to steady my nerves.
a long time to meet you, face to face.”
his lips. His accent gives it an exotic sound.
I should go about this. Finally, I decide to just go for it.
of the world. “I once thought it was a curse. To be immortal is to watch all
that you love fade away while you remain, unchanged.” He pauses. “No,
that is not true. You are changed, you only look the same.”
Do you have a reflection?”
reunited with the other half of my soul, I shall have to take your word for how
say that. “Do you have any vulnerabilities?” I ask.
does not kill me. All of my kind can be harmed by silver in particular.” He
moves forward in his chair. “Does it surprise you to know that I can be injured
by most any weapon?”
I regret my question.
I became cursed while trying to bring her back from the dead.”
the consequences of your actions, would you have made the same choice?”
“There was never any other choice,” he says softly.
legends about you. Do you have any special powers or abilities?”
and the beasts of the field. I can run with the wolves, float on the mists, and
soar into the night sky.”
of mine in a ritual designed to bring my love back to me.”
your blood for her?”
not give for her. I seek in death that which was taken from me in life.”
away and letting Mina have a normal life?” I ask, wondering if my final question
is too personal.
and sits back. “I have. I have wondered if I am being selfish, if she would
be better off not knowing. But then I remember what it felt like to hold her and
I cannot accept that this is true. I gave my blood and part of my immortal soul
so that she might live again. I plan to see this through, no matter the cost.”
afraid I hurt him somehow) a shadow passes over the room. The candles flicker and
in an instant, he is gone.
Dracula in order to finalize a real estate transaction. He has been personally requested
by Count Dracula. What Jonathan doesn’t realize is that Dracula’s interests do not
lie with him, but with his beautiful fiancée, Mina.
After all these long years, his love has returned to him. However, many things (such
as Van Helsing and Jonathan Harker) stand in the way of their happiness. Sure, he
could kill them all and take what he wants. However, his greatest desire is not
to possess Mina, but to love her and have her return his love.
lie in Mina’s hands. She has dreamed of him all her life. But what will she do when
she learns her dark prince is real? What will happen when she knows him, not as
a dream, but in the flesh?
This is NOT a romance novel, although there is a romance involved. This is Erotic
Horror and might offend some readers.