Child of the Night: The Kendra Magna Story – Chapter 10
A week after we met I was thrilled to get a phone call from Ebenezer Clavier. Ever since I bumped into him outside the publishers I had thought about little else.
Eb, as he liked to be called, asked me on a sunset date to a funky fusion bar in Bridgeport city. The fact that he was sensitive enough of my vampiric condition to suggest a late time of day endeared him to me even more.
I left a note for my cousin and house mate Clara, who was working late at city hall, got ready and left the apartment giddy with excitement.
Eb met me outside the bar.
“I’m so glad you came Kendra,” he grinned at me “I got here early and the wait seemed forever but now you are here I know it was worth it.”
“Thanks,” I blushed, “Shall we get a drink?”
We went inside and bought two Kyoto My Heart cocktails.
I was impressed that he was man enough not to be phased by the very feminine drink. The effect of the alcohol was instant, it made us both relax a bit more in each other’s company. After a few more drinks and relaxed conversation we decided to go outside for some privacy.
Ever since I had become a fully fledged vampire at the age of 21 I had developed a fascination with the night sky as it was the view I saw most often.
Eb listened in fascination as I pointed out the Orion Constellation and explained the mythological stories attached to it. When I finished talking he pulled me to my feet and into his embrace.
After kissing me so hard that I felt my pulse begin to race, he pulled back and looked me straight in the eyes.
“Kendra Magna, you are a fascinating woman, would you let me escort you home?”
“Yes of course.” I replied breathlessly. I did not want this night to end.
Once we reached my apartment building I asked Eb if he wanted to come up for coffee. I know it’s a cliché but I was feeling too shy to say what I really wanted.
However once we got in the lift I wasn’t afraid to show him: