By Graham Masterton
Ever due to the fact that he was once a toddler, James Falcon had heard folktales of the strigoi, the bloodthirsty vampires who stalked the woodland of Wallachia. As a tender guy he was once recruited by way of US counterintelligence to trace down strigoi Nazis in war-torn Europe. although the worst of the, the notorious Dorin Duca, consistently eluded him. Now, greater than a decade later, the strigoi—and Dorin Duca—are ravaging London and James is again at the hunt. It's just a subject of time ahead of the outdated enemies meet face-to-face, simply because vampires are immortal...and so is their thirst for vengeance.
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He even says it like he knows me. But why doesn't he tell me his name? I could ask him, but some emotion stops me. It is one I have seldom known in my five thousand years. Fear. I stare down at my hands. I tremble with fear. If I am human, I know, I am practically defenseless. That is why I do not want to open the door. I do not want to die before I have had a chance to taste mortality. Before I have had the opportunity to have a child. That is perhaps the primary reason I employed Arturo's alchemetic tools to reverse my vampirism—to become a mother.
I could lure dozens of people into my lair, and let them go with little more than a headache. " "Yes. Now that I'm human. And don't remind me of those two I wasted the night you returned. " "This is an act of self-preservation," Rays says. I speak impatiently. "How am I supposed to get someone to donate blood for Kalika's breakfast? Where do you find people like that? " "Where did you go to find victims before? To bars? " Ray hesitates. " I snicker. "Yeah, right. And when we let them go we just tell them to please not mention what has been going on here.
I performed the same experiment on myself. " The shocks keep piling one on top of the other. I cannot cope. " I whisper. He shrugs. "What was there to know? The equipment was all set up. " He glances out the window. There is a kind of light in the east. "I did it this afternoon. " The tears in my eyes travel over my cheeks. My mind travels with them as my disbelief washes away. Swallowing thickly, I finally feel as if my body returns to my control. In a burst I realize I am not imagining anything.