Vagrant and Vampire
Midnight. The subway system is nearly deserted, save for the forlorn newspapers that cartwheel through the echoing tunnels like weightless, folded grey acrobats.
The silence is undermined by a slow, animal hum. It is the murmur of the air ducts, the furnaces, the generators: the snoring of the city itself as it tosses and turns in its blank black slumber. Behind it is the buzz of a dying fluorescent light, the crackle of a wrapper tossed by the underground vents, the faraway thunder of the last train flying south for the winter of night.
It is peaceful, here in the tunnels below the city; but it is also dangerous for those out too late. Unfriendly people frequent these subterranean burrows, looking for a special brand of shiny, valuable prey – but worse than the people are the things.
Markus Mactabilis is one such thing.
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