Sluggo Snares a Vampire

      Rick Reed
Sluggo Snares a Vampire

When Sluggo cruised online chat rooms, he was looking for love. Presenting himself as “Sir Raven,” Sluggo promises his chat room cohorts he is the “master of the night.” And then he meets someone who also claims the title. TepesAllure’s enigmatic messages to Sluggo start out as fun banter, but quickly turn to eerie disquiet. Has Sluggo snared a vampire? This story appears in Unhinged by Rick Reed.When Sluggo cruises online chat rooms, he isn’t looking for a hook-up; he’s looking for love. But love has a way of being elusive, especially when you’re not being honest. Presenting himself as “Sir Raven,” Sluggo promises his chat room cohorts he’s the “master of the night.”And then he meets someone who challenges him -- someone who claims the title “master of the night” as his own. TepesAllure’s enigmatic and flirtatious messages to Sluggo start out as fun banter, but quickly turn to eerie disquiet.As the night unfolds, so do the advances of TepesAllure ... and even when Sluggo tries to escape, he finds that getting out is not nearly as easy as getting in.NOTE: This story appears in the author’s collection, Unhinged.
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