#358298 - At this point in my tale, I feel I need to dispel the myths about vampires that have taken root in the human consciousness, mainly as a result of Bram Stoker's gothic novella about Count Dracula. As the centuries rolled on, and my need for the fresh blood of a human victim, preferably female ? the blood of a male really doesn't taste all that pleasant ? grew more acute, I realised that if I were to survive, I would have to forgo my desires. She had moved out of the familial home after her first degree, and lived in a small flat in Fallowfield, which was still a select neighbourhood in those days.