Dae’lin’s office was across the hall from the main conference room also known as the fish bowl. There was another more private conference room but that was reserved for council meetings and high profile meetings. Us peons didn’t get to use it. I only glanced to see what was going on inside. There was a slideshow of images and people nodding as the presenter spoke. … Continue reading New Job
I got called to Dae’lin’s office. It was a normal call. But she said no rush. So I took my time walking to her office. It was down a few floors and I took the stairs anytime it wasn’t a rush. It was a short walk but I made it last an hour. But really it wasn’t my fault. I ran into Nick. He was … Continue reading My Brother
I busied myself with work on my laptop. Dae’lin had me doing research on several other cases. She never told anyone who was doing the research or how some of the intel was found. And she never told them when I had interfered. But I had connections no other Venatori had. My father of course knew and he had me looking into his vampire case. … Continue reading Vampires, Werewolves and Venatori, oh my!
I sat on the sofa where I’d been when I had called Alex. Now, I sat trying to catch my breath. What the hell had just happened. Did I have a date? The first in over 4 years. Fuck only the third I’d actually been on? Really. My heart was beating so fast I thought it might crash through my ribcage any second. I closed … Continue reading The Ritual
I patted the front pocket of my hoodie and pulled out the card he’d stuff in it. I flipped it over and there was a number with a date and time printed on the back, ‘6/19 3PM’. The front was some game place out in Long Island City – a thirty min train ride. I tucked the card back in my pocket and walked in … Continue reading The Card
Blue eyes didn’t turn around as he shouted his response. “Didn’t I hear it was your birthday? I should be the one buying you a drink.” The music got louder as we both headed to the bar. There were no stools on this side of the bar, standing room only and we both pressed into the only opening available. I bumped into the man standing … Continue reading What’s Your Name?
Aspect and Flit were across the street from each other and I usually had an easy decision based on what I had in mind for the night. My plans were shot to hell so now I had to decide, did I go to Flit to dance or did I go to Aspect because it was tradition. The decision wasn’t really hard as my feet carried … Continue reading Decision: Flit or Aspect?