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Bloodsuckers

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A college senior suspects that vampires are behind the recent disappearances but his roommate is too busy with his girlfriend to pay attention so he decides to solve the mystery by himself. Reading time: 14 minutes 13 seconds. Chapter One O ctober had arrived. The wind had a hint of the approaching winter. The days had started to fall short. People had not yet started to react to this change but the sun went down as early as five o’clock and it was almost at the horizon that day when Ahmed, Vikram and Nina were sitting in a restaurant killing their time. Ahmed Qureshi and Vikram Singh were college seniors, roommates and best friends. They were going to be graduates that year. Nina Krovosos was Vikram's girlfriend. She wasn't from college. Vikram had met her in a club that Ahmed had taken him to. Vikram was an orphan. He had managed to get a scholarship to go to college but there was no way he could afford a livelihood like that but Ahmed always forced him to come with him. He h

The Companion

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A seven years old boy finds a doppelganger of him while playing in his backyard and he does the worst he could've done, he brings him home. Reading time: 23.93 minutes. Chapter One Changed Plan I had been watching him for a few days now. He was seven. Only child. I had learnt his routine. Six hours in the school, rest in the house, secure and out of reach. The only time he would come out was just a little before sunset, to play in his backyard. I watched him play all by himself, alone. I pitied him. He had no one to play with but that was ideal for me. This was the perfect time to strike. So I made a plan.  The next evening, when he was playing in the backyard, throwing a big ball around, I approached him from the bushes. He heard me and got alerted. He was looking in the bushes and then without any prompt, he threw the ball at me. I caught it. He knew that it wasn’t an animal. He knew that whoever was in there, it had hands. He took a few steps backwards. “Who is t

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