Chapter Four Part Two - Jason
David strolled in and took the seat next to me.
“Having fun?” he asked and I scowled at him. He knew very well I was hating this, but the damn doctor was refusing to discharge me. He handed me a piece of paper with a number on it and I raised my eyebrows at him.
“That vampire's number, she works with this Kyri person, thought you might want it more than me. Seeing as you took the extra effort to bring her in and all...” David trailed off with a grin and my scowl deepened.
“Maybe you're here to hug and make friends with supernaturals, but I'm only here to track someone down,” I pointed out and handed him the paper.
“Besides, aren't you the one who'll date anything females that moves?” I commented, not that I really cared about his lifestyle, as long as he did a good enough job. The fact we were childhood friends helped too. David would always be the way he was.
“I don't think she's very interested, especially after she caught me looking elsewhere. And why else would you help her?” He asked and I sighed.
“Because she technically saved my life. And I have enough of a conscious to want to owe her back. Even if she is some blood-sucking demon,” I replied.
“That's a little harsh don't you think? She's nothing like the bad guys we've ran into,” David said and I met his eyes evenly.
“Doesn't change the fact that she's a creature that needs human blood to live,” I said. Ignoring the part of my brain that reminded me it was likely she lived on synth.
“And we eat chickens and cows. What do you want? A full history scope before even considering her?” he asked and I raised my eyes to the ceiling, I wanted this conversation over already.
“It wouldn't matter, I would never consider being with a vampire or any other supernatural,” I said. His face took on a slight pout but he quickly re-formed it into a smile.
“Well, had a long chat with the doc and you're free to go,” He said. Now he tells me. I wince as I get up and get dressed.
“Oh, catch!” I turn, my hunter instincts kicking in without conscious thought and looked at what I'd caught.
“She was hanging around outside so she could make sure she returned them,” David said before leaving me alone to get sorted. I shoved them in my jeans and finished getting ready. So she hung around, most people aren't dumb enough to steal keys. And she was smart, her eyes had too much experience in them. Even though being born meant she had to be in her mid-twenties like me, since born vampires had mortal lifespans. I grabbed my coat and joined David.
“Back to the hotel or do we want to keep checking out this city and finding baddy hotspots?” David asked.
“Explore more. I need to know this city like the back of my hand,” I replied. I needed to know it well. Just like I learnt the ins and outs of London. Cambridge was smaller, so it shouldn't be anywhere near as hard.
“Well, I heard there's a bar with notorious reputation, ran by a vampire and most of his customers are supernaturals. The only humans who go there are adolescents dumb enough to go there for the thrill of danger,” He said. I nodded as I climbed into the drivers side. Way too aware that seat smelled slightly of Caitlyn. I turned the keys and headed off. Letting David give out instructions. If Caitlyn worked side by side with Kyri, then that meant we'd end up meeting again. Bad enough I had to put up with a werewolf, but a were and a vampire was pushing. I barely handled one night without letting my opinions fly.