“What are you doing on that ladder? You’re going to fall and break your neck!”
“I’m trying to let some sunlight in,” Luminita replied as she climbed down.
“Oh, those vampire romances got you spooked?” Cosmin teased.
“Yeah…” she admitted from the last rung.
“Well, come here,” Cosmin invited with outstretched arms, “I have a real world cure for that.”
Luninita ran to the safety of Cosmin’s arms, and breathed a sigh of relief. That last novella wast too real, too plausible. Luminita relaxed in Cosmin strong embrace, listening for his heart, perplexed by the faint beat she couldn’t hear.
Today’s haunting is inspired by the many tales world-wide of vampires or blood suckers, particularly the Romanian Vârcolac a vampire/werewolf. Though I went with the more pop culture version that the dual vampire werewolf here today, it’s because we’ll visit that other iconic ghoul of pop culture tomorrow-the werewolf.
It’s also time for Friday Fictioneers. Where every friday bloggers from around the world gather to share their 100-word stories based on the photo prompt hosted by Rochelle Wisoff. For more Friday Fictioneer Stories…