ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Blood Lust- Pt 2

Updated on August 21, 2012
Source: flickr.com
Source: flickr.com

Blood Lust- Pt 2

By Tony DeLorger © 2011


Tara quickly left the wharf area and found a cab on the main road. It was only an hour to sunrise but thankfully her apartment wasn’t far. The cab driver kept looking in the rear view mirror, Tara’s allure was particularly strong after feeding.

She was beautiful, her features refined and feminine, her black tightly fitting dress revealing her every curve. Her piercing dark blue eyes seemed to beckon, her sensuality oozing from every pore. The plump, slightly balding cabbie sat there mesmerised by her presence and occasionally their eyes met, he grinning like a fool and she seeing a large blood bag. A shame she’d just fed, couldn’t drink another drop.

‘That’ll be $10.50 lady,’ he announced, pulling over to the curb. She handed him a twenty and he went to give her change.

‘Keep it,’ she said. ‘You can earn it another time.’

The cabbie smiled, no quite understanding the comment, but happy to make a little extra. If she had suggested it; he would have driven her for free. He normally didn’t have such elegant and pleasing customers.

The apartment block was heavily secured and the doorman opened the tall brass, glass plated door and bowed as she entered. Swiping her key card, the secondary door opened and she quickly made her way to the lifts. Another swipe and it was all the way to the penthouse.

Tara felt a little disappointed she’d stooped to such a low quality feeding and the alcohol lingered to remind her. As distasteful as it was, she needed it and the day simply did not turn out how she’d planned. Security in most of the quality clubs was getting annoying and several times she’d been interrupted and had to flee. The south side was always fruitful but the feeding hardly the same.

The penthouse was glass all around with spectacular views of the city skyline and with a touch of a switch the glass turned black and became impenetrable to light. Her bedroom was doubly sealed and had its own security system, monitoring the entrance and all rooms. The rooms were huge and filled with modern streamlined Italian furnishings and original art hung from most internal walls. Subdued lighting dotted the open areas, warm lamps and wall lights giving the apartment a soft radiance.

Tara began to undress, slowly and methodically as was her way. First her shoes and silk stockings, then her dress and finally her beautiful laced bra and panties, all black. She stopped for a moment in front of a cheval mirror and viewed herself. She was beautiful in every sense, every shape and curve pleasing to the eye. Her plump round breasts were pert and perfectly balanced with her slim but shapely hips and legs. Her body was perfect and she knew it, wryly smiling before going to the shower.

The water felt as though it washed away the human filth that so often made her feel like gagging. Humanity was so far behind her she could barely remember or even want to. As she turned to reach for the shampoo, she startled. Audren stood before her, his piercing eyes fixed on hers.

‘What are you doing here?’ she snapped.

‘Is that any way to treat your maker?’

‘No, I didn’t mean that, just wasn’t expecting you.’

Audren slowly paced the bathroom tiles, his hands grasped firmly behind his back. Tara turned off the shower and went to grab a towel from the rack. His large masculine hand got there first and offered it to her. She gingerly took it, knowing all was not right.

‘You were careless tonight.’

She looked pensively to the floor, knowing he was right. ‘It was the hunger, I was desperate.’

‘We all need to feed, but you just can’t leave bloodless corpses around. If I hadn’t cleaned up after you that drunk would have been front page news tomorrow.’

‘I’m sorry Auden; I won’t let it happen again.’

Auden turned squarely toward Tara, his eyes unblinking. ‘One would have thought two hundred years might have taught you to take care of business Tara. This carelessness must stop, or there’ll be ramifications.’

‘I know, I...I’m sorry. It’s just....’

‘It’s just what Tara, what could possibly be an excuse for this strange, irresponsible behaviour?’

Tara shook her head slightly. ‘No, none; there is no excuse. I’ll fix it. It won’t happen again.’

Auden’s expression hardened, knowing there was something else there, something no said. But in his tolerant mood he chose to let it go. ‘All right, Tara. We both need to rest.’

She looked up and Auden was gone. Tara sighed and leant on the vanity looking in the mirror; her face now drawn with anxiety. ‘Shit!’

Part 3 available now.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Tony DeLorger profile imageAUTHOR

      Tony DeLorger 

      7 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Thanks Professor M. You need to read on kind sir.

    • profile image

      Aka Professor M 

      7 years ago

      @Tony DeLorger: I did like the high degree of the descriptive imagery and the professionalism in the plot, Tony! However, I must agree with Qudsid, on the "Alpha Male" figure's introduction. It struck me also, as somewhat reminiscent of an "Underworld-ish style Coven heirarchy" being invoked, perhaps just a little too early in this series, Sir!

      Although your part three may well justify that new character's presence, but the lack of her being dressed, does denote a subtle sensuous slave / master connotation for the reader!

      Otherwise I vote it up and will be reading more to see how that fares out, Tony!

      Regards Mike (Aka Professor M!) ;D

    • Tony DeLorger profile imageAUTHOR

      Tony DeLorger 

      7 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Thanks QudsiaP1. read on...

    • QudsiaP1 profile image

      QudsiaP1 

      7 years ago

      Hmm... I will be a critic in this one Tony, haven't read part 3 yet but honestly; in my opinion you allowed the entry of a male dominant character a bit too quick. Funnily enough when she is conveniently in the nude.

      I think it was safe to say that we were all just beginning to salivate and marvel the strength and appeal of the protagonist. It could have used a bit more prolonging, you know?

      I am no expert and please don't take my humble opinion as offence, I am just telling what I felt from Part 2.

      I am however, pleased with a bit of a cliff hanger that you leave us with, making me wonder what was the cause for her carelessness.

      Well done, none the less. :)

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)