By Barb Karg, Arjean Spaite, Rick Sutherland
From Bram Stoker's 'Dracula' to Stephenie Meyer's 'Twilight' sequence, vampires have involved and nervous old and young alike for hundreds of years. This publication examines their infamous heritage and legends, their evolution and portrayal in books, tv and cinema, and the continued fascination with the 'vampire lifestyle'.
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Just get in before sunrise. There’s no way you could miss that, right? ” He thought for a moment and shook his head. “No,” he said. “I know that can’t happen. ” Oh, God, puppy dog eyes. From a six-foot-five ancient Viking vampire. It was just too much. I didn’t have enough energy to laugh, so I just gave a sad little snigger. “Come on,” I said, my voice as limp as my legs. I turned off the light in that room, crossed the hall, and flipped on the one in my own room, yellow and white and clean and warm, and folded down the bedspread and blanket and sheet.
Bill liked having a bolt-hole, and I was sure he had some that I didn’t know about. If I’d been a vampire (God forbid), I would have, myself. I had to wipe thoughts of Bill out of my head as I showed my reluctant guest how to close the trapdoor on top of him and that the flap of carpet would fall back into place. “When I get up, I’ll put the stuff back in the closet so it’ll look natural,” I reassured him, and smiled encouragingly. ” he asked. Eric, making a request of me: The world was really turned upside-down.
Eric’s exposed skin had never made me feel cold before—when I’d seen this much of Eric before, I’d felt anything but. I was giddy enough by now to laugh out loud before I could censor my own thoughts. He was startled, and looked at me sideways. “You’re the last person I expected to see,” I said. “Were you coming out this way to see Bill? ” “The vampire who lives out here? ” He shook his head. He was back to being absolutely terrified. ” He shook his head again. I was making a big effort to think hard; but it was just that, an effort.