Sadie: The Search Heightens
She follows the scent across the stream and turns north, trying not to snort at the pathetic attempt.
This one would learn its lesson the hard way, so she promised the deities.
Ducking under a low-hanging bush, she darts across the path and disappears in the foliage.
She knows where her quarry is, but, more importantly, where her human is.
She can hear his rapid heartbeat. He is alive.
Turning toward the strongest area of the scent, she charged, exploding through the brush with all of her strength and leaps at the vampire.
She was right, the bloodsucker was young.