Meanwhile, a transaction was taking place.
"Ok man, um, can I just get my stuff and leave?"
"Sure. You got the money ready?'
"Yeah! I got it right here. Now, can we hurry? I am starting to get really messed up without it, man."
"No problem, just give me a second."
The dealer went to the back.
The man waiting was Drew Galeau, a vampire for about a decade. He'd given up blood after the ruling; it became just too risky to hunt. Luckily, these dealers had shown up here in Tulsa recently, and he could get his fix again.