Most of you are familiar with me as a poet. I also write fiction and have had a story accepted in the spec fic anthology, Nocturnal Embers. If you enjoy horror, science fiction and fantasy, check it out!. You can read a sample (and order it to read more) at Amazon. Each story is an event or adventure in and of itself.
Rupert Shaw. The name may strike you as remarkable, or not. It might conjure expectations of the person who answers to it, in which case you'll no doubt be surprised.
Or, perhaps you've heard of him.
If you have, you are most likely a vampire. Humans who know the name have limited lifespans or are in his employ (in which case you have not heard of Rupert Shaw, the vampire who rules over San Francisco – not if you want to keep your potential lifespan intact).
But if you've heard of Nocturnal Embers, you certainly know him. It's even possible that you've seen him on the occasions you visited the establishment. Of course, you'd also know that discussing what goes on at Nocturnal Embers beyond its walls is a quick invitation to possessing gaps in your memory – if you're one of the lucky ones.[link]