AN: Okay. this is gonna be short, but worthwhile. Basically, I don't know what else to do with this. It's the end, which is sad. I'll have my thank yous out at the end of this chapter. Chapter 45 takes place a while after chapter 44's events.

Link to the final Dracula/Hermione video for this story: youtube(dot)com/watch?vR2b96Fr9WXU


Chapter 45: A New Beginning

That night was a very special night. Hermione and Count Vladislaus Dracula. For the first time in over 100 years, Dracula's children had the chance to live.

Hermione and Dracula retreated to Frankenstien's castle for a while. Dwergi henchmen were running the place. Hermione stood on the balcony, waiting for a sign of life from their children. Her heart sank a bit, remembering this part of the movie. She recalled how Verona and Aleera embraced the Count after getting a first glimpse at their children. Hermione realized there were major differences between the movie, and that night.

At the moment, she was alone, knowing Vladislaus was making sure the Dwergi didn't screw up anything. She sipped a wine glass filled with blood. The sound of Dracula bellowing orders echoed through the castle. She chuckled to herself.

He always has to get what he wants...

Memories swirled inside her head, good and bad. The day that Cardinal Gordini made his visit, the day Snape had taken her virginity, Ron's death, her departure from the order, and so on and so forth. She remembered killing Narcissa, and the night Dracula apprehended her. She recalled how at first, she hated him. Time flew by, and soon, she was entranced, no, in love with him. She recalled her confessional serenade, and getting bitten. It was a painful moment, but ever since, no pain came to her. He had taken the pain from her, and she would be eternally appreciative for that.

She heard her love's footsteps. Dracula strolled towards her, and wrapped his arm around her waist.

"It's time, my love." he said smoothly. Hermione smiled with glee as he kissed her hand delicately.

Within a few minutes, light colored miniature vampires graced the room, flying towards them. There was something beautiful about it. Sure, they weren't the most gorgeous children, but they were her children. Their children. She admired them, and embraced Vladislaus.

They stared in awe at the newly born creatures.

"It's a new beginning, my love." Dracula purred.

Hermione kissed him lovingly on the cheek. "Of course. I wouldn't have it any other way."

They watched for a few more moments. Dracula let go of Hermione.

"I think I know what should happen from here..." she smirked. Dracula nodded. Hermione fell from the balcony, and took her demonic form. She flew into the sky with her children. Happiness flickered inside the vampire's eyes.

This time, Dracula didn't have to pray to the devil for them to live.

This was certainly a new beginning for a new eternity, for Count Vladislaus Dracula and Countess Hermione Dracula.

El Fin

AN: okay, that's it. Hollow is now Complete!-tears of joy come down DeadlyElegance's face-. I never dreamed in a billion years that I would write 45 chapters, or even complete this story!

I have a list of thank yous. First, to my friend Emellie for telling me not to give up on this story. Second, is JK Rowling for making the HP series. Otherwise, I'd be nowhere. Third, to Stephen Sommers for making Van Helsing. I'd probably be stranded with this story without Van Helsing. Fourth, are these top reviewers:

Poison, AKA XPoiSon-D-LaUghTerX for reviewing this story A LOT and for making the convos with me!

Forever, AKA ForeverACharmedOne for reviewing and sharing my intrests in Dracula.

pstibbons for giving helpful advice, and pointing out all my mistakes!

Christy Daae for being my beta at one point, and sharing my love in youtube videos!

Kairi's-twin for reviewing almost every chapter, and giving her input in every time. She also asked me many questions, which is a good thing.

SilverMau for pushing me on with this fanfic.

And Finally,

Everyone who ever reviewed, favorited, alerted, or even glanced at this story. I love you all!

Feel free to keep in touch with me. Also, if you miss my writing, check out my other current stories: The Value of Innocence, and, The Adventures of DeadlyElegance!


-blows kisses to everyone-