Not typical parents, Orion and Elizabeth D'Capilla begin the important training of their son Marcus, late at night in the seedier parts of New York City. On the same night, Marcus by chance meets a classmate, Michele Smith. Marcus and Michele each have an important secret to protect. The chance meeting could prove dangerous for both Marcus and Michele, or perhaps lead to..? More
The Fledgling is the story of a 52-year-'young' vampire, receiving his first instructions in hunting from his parents, during a night out in New York City. But vampire is not actually the race of young Marcus D'Capilla; rather he is of the Sangrinista, more educated and civilized than the beastly lower class of vampires. After hunting, the family celebrate by attending a night club, where they will seek additional snacks before returning to their Manhattan apartment. By chance, young Marcus runs into a classmate, discovering she has her own secret to hide. An unlikely friendship develops.