Harker and the Count: Chapter IV
JONATHAN HARKER’S JOURNAL
3 May 1893. Curtea de Argeș.
Left Munich at 8:35 P. M., on 1st May, arriving at Vienna early next morning. I suppose I ought to feel more awe about crossing into the Austro-Hungarian Empire, but I spent the morning going over legal documents before being further distracted by a delicious lunch and a stirring conversation with a traveling salesman from Italy.
Fortunately for my weakening willpower, the darkly handsome Italian disembarked in Budapest…