Dating for vampires
Graves were unearthed, and surprised villagers often mistook ordinary decomposition processes for supernatural phenomenon.For example, though laypeople might assume that a body would decompose immediately, if the coffin is well sealed and buried in winter, putrefaction might be delayed by weeks or months; intestinal decomposition creates bloating which can force blood up into the mouth, making it look like a dead body has recently sucked blood.
As a cultural entity, vampires are a worldwide phenomenon.
See full summary » A former Britpop rocker who now works on a farm gets caught driving drunk and faces deportation after living in Los Angeles for many years. In Manhattan, the vampires Goody and Stacy share an apartment and work and study in the night-shift.
Goody was turned in vampire in 1840 by the evil Cisserus, who turned Stacy in the 90s, and they became best friends but Goody never told her real age to her friend.
The public's thirst for vampires seems as endless as vampires' thirst for blood.
Modern writers of vampire fiction, including Stephenie Meyer, Anne Rice, Stephen King and countless others, have a rich vein of vampire lore to draw from.