The Boy Stole the Vampire’s Money and Ran by Matias Travieso-Diaz

The youth’s escape saddened Lucrezia. They always fled. 

She sat at her balcony while another Roman night fell. There were rumblings at the Termini station, as trains departed. 

Her current train was gone. But life must be replenished forever, despite its disappointments.

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Matias Travieso-Diaz

Matias Travieso-Diaz is a Cuban-American engineer and attorney, retired after half a century of professional practice in Washington, D.C. Following retirement, he has taken up creative writing and authored many short stories of various lengths and genres. His stories have appeared or are scheduled to appear in over thirty paying publications and podcasts in the United States, the U.K., Canada, Australia and New Zealand.