"Back where I come from, vampires aren't any more than a story, and even then they're usually described as lone terrors, preying perhaps on some small village." says Acorn, still somewhat stunned at the enormity of it all. "An empire full of then is another matter entirely. What do they all eat?"
"If you don't know where you're going, and I just want to keep moving and hunting down rumours, then shall we travel together for a while? I'd seriously welcome the help of someone who can talk to people without it being a major incident for them."