These are the first sentences from Las Vegas Circle, in which Thomas introduces himself; I always thought it had a touch of noir, or maybe even Kolchak 🙂
I prefer to work the night shift on the Strip. This town is open 24/7, and that’s all right by me; there‘s enough light in this town to make it seem like daytime anytime. There’s more than enough action to keep me busy. I’m a senior homicide detective with the LVPD, and as high being on the totem pole (not racist coming from me), I can pick the shift I work. That means the night shift. My name’s Thomas Walks The Night–
And I’m a vampire.
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