Imagine being excited about getting a new life and the opportunity to explore new worlds with just one click of the Mouse. Imagine that first day arriving in a dark place, surrounded by gothic-like structures. The first thing you see is the inside of a gazebo, a multitude of people around you conversing, joking, not in the least paying attention to the new arrival, fresh blood. With no room to move around I began to feel suffocated, and it crossed my mind:  “How in the World did I get here?” My heart began to pound rapidly as I looked around frantically; I had no idea what to do.    

In the middle of the confusion and deliberating what to do, someone began to talk to me, a girl. Blonde and with an open personality that was able to pierce to my growing headache and help me focus. While I don’t remember her exact words, I do remember her asking me if I wanted to be part of a family a clan of vampires. The thought of being near the mysterious and elusive figure of the vampire caught my attention. I mean, who hasn’t ever dreamed of having their skin caressed softly, provoking the shivers to run down your spine. A soft whisper to your ear, the hot breath making you warm inside, making you doubt yourself and all you have been taught. I did and I also wanted a family. Before I knew it the girl had contacted her Liege, I was in another land and getting ready to become part of a loving family. 

I confess it took me over an hour to drag the Human Hud out and attach it. I was ready to give up, but I relented and I was awarded with a bite and a gift…..

(This story won Honorable Mention in the 1.31.13 Bloodlines Contest "Best Initiation Story" )