Vampire Bat: You said that you wanted to ask a question. What was that?
Vampire Owl: Yes. Do you know how I got this scar?
Vampire Bat: I believe that there are plenty of wonderful reasons for that, and if I start counting, I shall find myself in need of a calculator.
Vampire Hamster: Vampire Knight, sir, do you need a calculator right now? I have ordered one from Flipkart. I can show you the model and you can tell me if it is enough.
Vampire Bat: That was not supposed to show an actual need for a calculator. Why is this guy always here whenever we are talking something seriously?
Vampire Owl: The rest of the vampire team takes too many holidays. This person here forgets to take vacations due to his memory problems, and so he is here for most of the time.
Vampire Bat: Okay, you can still tell me one reason for this particular scar.
Vampire Owl: It is a very long story. Once upon a time, not that long ago, but still enough years behind to have a subplot to my story…
Vampire Bat: We won’t be needing that much detail. You can start with just a few hours or rather a few minutes before getting that scar.
Vampire Owl: In that case, I can deal with this in seconds. When Mavis was little, she hit me with the immortal claw while we were playing.
Vampire Bat: The immortal claw? Who gave that to a little child?
Vampire Owl: Nobody. She was ready with that when I returned to her after giving some instructions on what not to do.
Vampire Hamster: Sir, can you look at my claws and see if they are immortal?
Vampire Bat: They are not really claws. So Mr. Vampire Owl, you were instructing her on something.
Vampire Owl: Yes, I had given her a list about things not to do, and objects not to touch, and in failure of the same, I threatened to punish her.
Vampire Bat: You shouldn’t have been allowed to take care of anyone above the vampire toddler level. It is where your expertise ends. You can’t be the boss to any kid these days, and this one is the youngest known member of the immortal vampire clan. She is the legacy, and you can’t talk to her like that. Considering what the new generation kids do these days, you are lucky to be alive.
Vampire Owl: I didn’t know that the situation was this bad. I have been taking care of kids for centuries. I have even taught a few kids to take over the world.
Vampire Bat: What? You were responsible for those wars? Well, the influences on the generation are pretty bad. They have terrible role-models among their own people and celebrities, and you know that the effect of modernity has showed up here too.
Vampire Owl: Yes, I am the only good role-model around here. It is written on my scar; I mean, the face.
Vampire Bat: The problem has to be solved at the root level itself. Parents these days have no time for the children; just like Uncle Dracula. The current friends of the children are mobiles and laptops. Parents need to be like friends, or they can’t gain the trust of the children.
Vampire Owl: I understand that we can’t depend on fear. Even in my case, I was the one who ended up being afraid. Kids these days are dangerous. I need to get into their good books or get some armour.
Vampire Bat: Find a way to bond with them, or your end will come from your times with the vampire kids. Mavis has grown up and is in control. But you can’t say that same about the human kids who are ignored by their parents.
Vampire Owl: I would start the next season by eating Chocos with them.
Vampire Bat: Fair idea. Develop on it, and make sure that they don’t bite you. If they are working on any of those electronic devices, there are more chances of them biting you. There is no chance for guessing what all they are exposed to, with the internet so much readily available.
Vampire Owl: The infection of modernity and its gadgets; we have to be very careful about it. I understand.
Vampire Hamster: We will beat this infection together, sir.
Vampire Bat: Can you at least stop looking at your mobile phone while you talk against it?
Vampire Owl: He would make a nice kid; at least better than the new generation children. He is surely not going to go Lord of the Flies on me.
On this occasion, do have some Chocos 😀 : https://www.facebook.com/mychocos
***The images used in this blog post are from the Official Facebook Page of Kellogg’s Chocos which I have mentioned just above.