And, just for something different, here’s an oldie but a goodie…
I scanned the immediate area, then what walls were visible beyond it, seeing nothing out of place. Yet I couldn’t escape the sensation we were about to walk into danger.
It was then I smelled him.
A vampire, stepping up behind me.
I spun and lashed out with a stiffened hand. He caught it hard and fast, amusement flashing across his thin lips. Or maybe that was contempt. Hard to tell sometimes with suckers.