Jonathan Harker, while traveling to meet the Count, pondered gravely at the reactions of the peasants around him, as they murmur indistinctly about the supernatural horrors that await him. The peasant coachman hurried the horses over the picturesque terrain so as to arrive at the rendezvous point a full hour early. He was foiled, however, when the Count's coachman, a man of mysteriously prodigious strength, met them regardless, and took Jonathan away to the castle. The ride in Dracula's coach was filled with wonders and horrors as blue flames appeared the woods and wolves assailed their coach. Jonathan discovered that the coachman was driving him in circles to unknown purpose. The elderly Count Dracula met Jonathan at the castle, offering him dinner and hospitality. He surprised Jonathan with a letter from his employer, Peter Hawkins, recommending Jonathan and praising his discretion. While the Count did not eat with Jonathan, he kept him company through supper, and by the time Jonathan had concluded with his meal and conversation, it was early morning. Follow us on Twitter.com/CryptiCanticles, Facebook.com/DraculaRadioPlay, and at crypticcanticles.com
The Count has sent money sufficient to pay for a carriage to carry Jonathan Harker to his castle. The townspeople act peculiarly, however, when the subject of the count is raised. His landlady at inn begged Jonathan not to go, for the following day is St. George's Day, when evil is most powerful. She pressed upon him a crucifix, which he reluctantly accepted. Follow us on Twitter.com/CryptiCanticles, Facebook.com/DraculaRadioPlay, and at crypticcanticles.com
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Solicitor Jonathan Harker travels on business to Bistriz on his way to Castle Dracula. Follow us on Twitter.com/CryptiCanticles, Facebook.com/DraculaRadioPlay, and at crypticcanticles.com