Forbidden Fruit

A vampire gets trapped in a parking lot. Chaos ensues.

Photo by Igam Ogam on Unsplash

At the time, it seemed like a good idea. A maze of vehicles, combined with the crowd’s laser-focus on the entrance sign, made for the perfect hunting ground. They’d already be so confused, so distracted — they’d never see me coming. I was pleased with myself for having conjured such a creative solution, given my naïveté in the realm of vampirism, and sat back in my coup pretending…