While researching real vampires – sanguinarian vampires, people who feed upon human blood; and psychic vampires, people who feed upon the energy of others – I came across a code of ethics, a guide of etiquette created for the greater vampire community for those that wish to follow it. Originally written in 1997 by Father…Continue readingThe Black Veil: A Vampire’s Code of Conduct
Fanged creatures secretly prowl among us, lurking in obsidian shadows, quietly watching us from behind dark sunglasses, their narrowed gazes fixed upon luscious prey. The vampire’s excruciatingly sharp needle-like fangs flash under the moonlight as he grabs his victim, one hand over her mouth, the other tightly wound around her waist. He strikes deep and…Continue readingThe Truth About Real Vampires Today
Dating back 6,000 years ago is what is believed to be the first recorded vampire – the edimmu of Mesopotamia (also known as the ekimmu). This angry and violent victim of an improper burial not only drank the blood of those that passed by, but would also suck them dry of their life force as…Continue readingThe World’s First Vampire?
What does a vampire feed on? Blood. Simple answer right? Well, not so much. Does a being really need to drink blood before they are considered a vampire? Or is it the act of taking anything part of a victim’s body that makes one a vampire? Take psychic vampires for example, they do not feed…Continue readingDoes Blood Make A Vampire?
Psychic vampires, or psi vampires as they’re more commonly known, are vampires that feed off of other people’s energy rather than their blood. While this may not sound quite as dangerous, just wait until one feeds off you and you’re left feeling weak and depressed. Of course, not all psi vampires want to take only…Continue readingHow to Protect Yourself from Psychic Vampires
You can study about vampires all you want. But if you don’t know some basic terminology, you may not understand exactly what you’re studying. Okay, well that may not be entirely true. In fact, the terms that vampires, and their followers, use are pretty self-explanatory. But it’s always fun to check out the terms and…Continue readingThe Vampire Dictionary
Vampires Today: The Truth About Modern Vampirism by Joseph Laycock is a new book that has been getting fantastic reviews for it’s unbiased look into real modern vampires. The book poses the questions… What does it mean to be a vampire? Is it a medical condition? Is it a fantasy? Is vampirism a religion? Joseph…Continue readingVampires Today: The Truth About Modern Vampirism