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A Twist on the Myth

The heart, a drummer to whose beat we are all forced to march.  When the beat stops, so do we stop marching, well, stop everything really.  The importance of the heart is demonstrated time and again in culture and history, often placed aloft upon a pedestal.  With vampires, a stake of wood (or perhaps silver…Continue readingA Twist on the Myth

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Vampire Characters: More than Adventurers with Fangs?

Table top role-playing games are most often recognized in the form of Dungeons & Dragons, even amongst individuals who are regularly involved in this form of gaming and role-playing.  It often includes high fantasy adventure with Lord of the Rings-esque plot-lines and characters, involving the fate of the world, a kingdom’s destiny, or a princess…Continue readingVampire Characters: More than Adventurers with Fangs?

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Halloween Costumes

Hello vampire fans! October is here!  We all know what that means, autumn leaves and colours, shorter days, longer nights and the encroachment of everyone’s favourite holiday: Halloween!   Soon enough homes and stores will be decorated in orange and black, candy will go on sale and you will be shopping for this year’s costumed festivities. …Continue readingHalloween Costumes

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Vampires & Sex

Since the day Bram Stoker penned the account of Lucy Westenra being ravaged by Count Dracula; most vampire, and horror fans, have associated our favourite, undead, blood-drinking harbingers with sex or at the very least consider them sexual beings with a lust for flesh which matches their own lust for blood.  We see this theme…Continue readingVampires & Sex