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Re: Vampire fiction
« Reply #25 on: June 26, 2012, 07:51:34 PM »
OK, sorry to bump my own thread but I have to know:

Do readers require a human protagonist in order to feel connected to the story?
My favorite vampire story was some pulp book I picked up when I was a new recruit in the Army. It was about a Justin Beiber-like rock star who was a 2000+year-old vampire. The story flipped back and forth between modern times and his past, sort of like Highlander did although I must have picked up the book at least a year before that movie came out.

From what I remember the book was mostly from the POV of the vampire, turned when he was a relatively young boy, and the only human connection was various characters he met along the way, some historical figures like Henry VIII.

That is one book I wish I could remember the name of. I'm sure I would appreciate it even more now for the history. Or maybe not. If nobody knows this book maybe it wasn't very good and would only appeal to a 19-year-old.
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Re: Vampire fiction
« Reply #26 on: June 26, 2012, 09:13:54 PM »
Vampire Junction?

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Re: Vampire fiction
« Reply #27 on: June 26, 2012, 09:26:22 PM »
Vampire Junction?
Yes! That is it! Is it is good as I remember?

I just looked it up and I didn't know it was a series. I remember it being a fairly good and complete stand-alone story.
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Re: Vampire fiction
« Reply #28 on: June 28, 2012, 12:23:57 AM »
Yes! That is it! Is it is good as I remember?

I just looked it up and I didn't know it was a series. I remember it being a fairly good and complete stand-alone story.

I thought it was good (for a vampire story, anyway.)