This Man and Woman
by Jackie Ivie
A Vampire Assassin League Novella
“We Kill for Profit”
6th in series
Copyright 2011, Jackie Ivie
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This is a work of fiction. Any references to historical events, real people, or real locales are used fictitiously. Other names, characters, places and incidents are the product of the author's imagination, and any resemblance to actual events, locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.
Ah…women. The fruit that puts sweetness to this sad sordid life! The light that heralds the breaking of dawn. Sweet flesh that takes a man’s soul, and—
No. That wouldn’t work. He’d already used the word sweet. He’d begin anew.
Women. The fruit that puts sweetness--
What was he doing? This woman was old enough to be his grandmother. No. Jean-Pierre corrected it as he peered through the slats in their closet door. She was old enough to be his great-grandmother. Of course, he’d have to factor in that women began having their babies at a much younger age when he’d been birthed. And they rarely lived to the age of this lady back then, too. There wasn’t much sweetness to her wrinkles and sagging skin. His ode to the females, and the pains that ensue from loving them, would just have to wait.