Vampires are mythological or folkloric beings who subsist by feeding on the life essence of living creatures. In modern fiction, vampires are usually considered to be "undead" and can often only be killed by a stake through the heart, decapitation or fire. Common vampire tropes include hypnotic ...

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Do any vampires outside of the Twilight universe sparkle?

Vampires in Twilight are (in)famous for sparkling. Are there examples of vampires sparkling in published works not associated with Twilight? I am looking for a yes or no answer, rather than a list. ...
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Are vampires affected by blood-borne disease?

In The X-Files, S2E7 (the episode titled '3'), Mulder and Scully investigate a group of vampires. In the episode, Mulder is offered to drink one of the vampire's blood: KRISTEN: All day long I ...
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Buffy. The First imitates dead people

For those who have read Buffy comics knows that In the last season of Buffy (s07) The First (of all evil) imitates different dead people, because that is the only thing he can do. At one point he ...
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Do Buffyverse Vampire teeth have magical piercing properties?

In later episodes of Angel, we see the character of Marcus Hamilton. Marcus had the "power of the Senior Partners" coursing through his veins. He was seemingly invincible, withstanding attacks from ...
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How do the vampires in Buffy know how to fight?

In Buffy, the slayer has to have super human strength in order to fight vampires. We know that the vampires don't have fighting skills before they are turned. In the episode Gingerbread, Joyce sees a ...
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Are vampires a type of ghost? [closed]

Me and my friends are having somewhat of a debate to find out if a vampire is a type of a ghost or not. I am convinced that vampires are a kind of ghost, yet they are not the exact same thing; as how ...
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How do vampires handle human periods?

If Vampires go crazy with the smell of bloody, how did the Cullens tolerate Bella when she had her period? A small cut caused Jasper to attack.
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Short story about a vampire hunter with a crucifix tattoo on his chest

I am looking for a short story I read about a vampire hunter with a crucifix tattoo on his chest. The tattoo was done by an ex-nun who said the rosary as she tattoos him, and he burns vampires if ...
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What was this 80's sci-fi horror movie about a plasma-draining villain?

OK so for the longest time I thought this was the villain from Big Trouble in Little China, b/c he had this parasitic quality to him (old man drained energy from young girl to maintain himself), but ...
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What is “Toby the Vampire Slayer” and why can't I find it?

I found a reference on IMDB to an animated show called "Toby the Vampire Slayer". Evidently it only ran for 2 years, had a micro-budget and no decent actors but that's no good reason for it to be ...
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Did the First Slayer face Turok-Han?

"As Neanderthals are to humans, so the Turok-Han are to vampires." So says Giles in Season 7 of Buffy. I'm wondering, do we have a timeline on the Turok-Han's presence on the Earth? Actual ...
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What would happen if Superman was bitten by a vampire?

Does being bit by a vampire affect Superman? If yes, how, and to what extent? If no, then why?
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Girl turns into a dragon

I'm looking for a book about a girl that turns into a dragon. She is picked up and sent to a magic academy because they think she has magic abilities. She was raised by werewolves and eventually ...
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Paperback, probably young teen, published in the 1990s, about a group of teens trapped in a house with a vampire

I remember reading this from a borrowed copy from a friend somewhere between 1992 and 1994 (I vividly remember it being in middle school, which was only two years in length). A group of teenagers are ...
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Looking for a Hindi fantasy/horror novel name 'Pishacho ki mallika'

It's a pulp fiction novel (likes of Surender Mohan Pathak) that I read when I was 7-12 year old of age (I'm 26 now), so around 1997-2002. There is no information on the Internet remotely related to ...
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Which novel involves vampires, burning satellites, space travel, and body modification?

About a decade ago, I encountered a novel or a novella that I cannot locate. The setting was Earth, about one century into the future. I remember vampires and a mesh of satellites around the Earth ...
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YA vampire novel with ties to the Dracula mythos. Renfield's name was flipped around to Dleifner

I think the book took place in a library? Maybe. I definitely remember Renfield's name being flipped around. Thanks!
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How did Angel escape hell?

I am a much bigger Angel fan than Buffy fan but I have seen most episodes of Buffy and I am wondering, when she was in the hell dimension with Angel and killed him, how did he later escape and still ...
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Movie identification - Late 80s / early 90s vampire horror

This would be a late 80s / early 90s vampire movie. American made / cast. I don't think it was a low budget movie. The story follows a teenager and his younger sister, somewhere in the south west in ...
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Do vampires show their aging?

In the Buffy universe there are vampires that are bald, pointy-eared and bat-nosed. Vampires like Angel and Spike have been around for over a century and not aged but there are some that show the ...
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Is Cain a vampire or a werewolf?

In The Matrix Reloaded, Persephone explained the nature of the exile programs Cain and Abel: They come from a much older version of the Matrix, but like so many back then they caused more problems ...
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What did Sex Machine turn into?

In "From Dusk till Dawn" two bank robbers and a family on vacation go to Mexico, enter a bar and fight a legion of vampires. There are a few others who fight the vampires, one of whom goes by the name ...
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Vampires in Middle Earth

I think I read somewhere there were vampires in middle earth. Does anyone have any knowledge of these Vampires and any noteworthy events in history they were apart of?
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Male vampire hunter travels through dimensions to hunt down his enemy

In the story there's a female protagonist. She reads a book by a female author, she falls in love with the character in the book only to find out that he isn't just a character anymore but a part in ...
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Can a Vampire Enter a Hotel Room? [closed]

In many of the variants of Vampire lore, they cannot enter a home uninvited. So what then defines a "home"? Can a vampire enter an apartment building but not an apartment? what abut a hotel room? ...
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Person suspects someone of being a vampire but no one believes them

I'm looking for a book I read a few years ago, and I can't remember the name of it. It's about a person who works on a farm for money and suspects someone of being a vampire, but when they try to tell ...
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Free vampire book? [duplicate]

Ok, a few years ago I read a vampire book, but I can't remember the name of it. It was about a boy who worked as a farmhand because he was poor and needed the money. He suspected someone (I can't ...
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How does the main character of Midnight Mass, a vampire, gain the ability to operate in the daytime?

This is not my question, actually, but the fellow here didn't follow up when I suggested he go to this Stack Exchange and now I'm a bit curious. I have his question stated verbatim below: So I no ...
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SGA: Are the Wraith vampires?

The connection is rather obvious. The Wraith are nearly immortal and suck the life out of humans. Of course there are also differences from classical vampire lore. The following two articles ...
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How do vampires reproduce? [closed]

In most of the illlustrations of vampires, vampires do not have active bloodstream pumping through their organs. My question is how exactly is it possible to have an erection for example? Can the ...
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Original Vampire neutralization [closed]

It is said when you neutralize an Original Vampire their compulsion wears off. So why hasn't the existence of vampires been exposed?
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How strong are vampires in The Vampire Diaries?

What is the strength level of vampires in The Vampire Diaries universe? What feats of strengths have been shown?
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Looking for a short story about a runaway Girl rescued by a wildman on a planet taken over by aliens

I read a book in a library stack that was either a short book or a short story in pulp sci fi compilation book. It starts by telling the reader that the planet was taken over by aliens and now ruled ...
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Would Dorian Gray be a vampire's Everfull Mug / Horn of Plenty? [closed]

Watching Penny Dreadful recently, which has both vampires and Dorian Gray in it, I found myself wondering if Dorian Gray's healing ability would turn him into a never-ending source of food for a ...
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what about sunlight kills vampires vitamin D or the uv rays? [closed]

Due to a discussion about why people feel cruddy when a day is overcast, I got to thinking is it really the UV light from the sun that kills a vampire? We all know that UV light is a source of ...
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Help me identify a movie about a woman with a vampire baby and a romance with her doctor?

A woman gets a baby that is a vampire but she doesn't know it. A doctor helps her a few times and they fall in love. I think the doctor is a vampire and he has an evil brother. The movie is at ...
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Why do vampires have to be invited in? [duplicate]

In thousands of movies, books and TV shows, vampires have to be invited inside of the house in order to attack the inhabitants. My question is why do they have to be invited inside, is there an actual ...
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Why did Arlene need clean blood?

In the True Blood episode Death is Not the End, Arlene is mortally wounded. Sookie seeks to get a vampire to heal her, but she's oddly particular. She demands a healthy (non-hep-v infected) provide ...
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Vampire movie about the making of Nosferatu

I remember seeing a movie when I was ten about the making of Nosferatu, but the character of Max Schreck was an actual vampire. I recall a scene with him explaining that he is too old to create other ...
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Are there vampires in the Star Trek universe?

Let us characterize vampires as a humanoid being that drinks the blood of other humanoid beings to create more of their species. There are many aliens that are humanoid in the Star Trek universe. My ...
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Why are Slayers always women and not men?

In the Buffyverse there are no male slayers. There are male watchers, but no slayers. I am curious as to why all the slayers are women? Is there an explanation that the show,angel, comic or movie ...
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Lestat's special abilities

In Anne Rice's "The Vampire Chronicles", Lestat plays the violin and sings amazingly. Were these abilities he possessed before turning or do vampires in her books develop amazing abilities, perhaps ...
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why did the female vampire from Lifeforce need a mate?

In Lifeforce the sexy alien vampire has the power to drive men wild. She drains humans of their life energy but for some reason needed a human mate and my question is: Why did she need a human mate? ...
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If a baby were turned into a vampire, would it mature like Claudia?

In Anne Rice’s vampire novels it is forbidden to turn a child into a vampire because they never age, but Claudia could mature and grow intellectually. If an infant, only a few months old, were bitten ...
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Does Helix mix two genres of Vampires and Zombies?

After episode 11 and 12 of Helix, I got this feeling that helix is mixing two genres of Vampires and Zombies and sugarcoat it with science. Here is my Argument: Vampires: Dr. Hiroshi Hatake and ...
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Trying to find a book about a fallen guardian angel and his assignment (who got turned into a vampire)

I'm trying to find a book I read 5-6 years ago about a guardian angel who failed to protect his female assignment who then got turned into a vampire and became the Princess of the Damned. The ...
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What happens if vampires in Anne Rice's books drink the last drop of someone's blood?

During the movie Queen of the Damned, Marius tells Lestat that they cannot consume the last drop of blood of someone, or else they will die too. What exactly happens if a vampire takes the last drop ...
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What is the origin of the vampire's drudge?

I have recently come across the idea of a vampire's drudge: a slave to do a vampire's bidding. However, I have not been able to find the origin of it. In fact, the only references to it I am able to ...
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In what novel does a girl-turned-vampire discover she also inherited supernatural powers from her father?

As a teen I read a book about a girl who was friends with a male vampire who then turns her. They then have to hide her from others on the discovery that she has supernatural powers - I think ...
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Where did the idea of vampires procreating by sharing blood originate?

In modern vampire fiction, it is almost universally true that vampires are created when a vampire drains a human of blood, then forces/entices/allows the human to drink blood from the vampire in ...