Shade inspected the new arrival carefully from its perch on Ami's shoulder. She was female, and a very attractive female too. Undoubtedly one of the undead.
Oh great, a vampire. Just when I thought this day couldn't get any worse.
Thank god I can shift. It won't be able to get a hold on me if it tried.
I'd shred it first.
Turning into a large bat, Shade flitted up onto the ceiling and found a comfortable place to perch. Then it hung there, listening and taking in everything that happened. If anything happened, Shade would be the first to know.
And the first to spring into action if anything went awry...