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Questions tagged [vampire]

Vampires are beings who subsist by feeding on the life essence of living creatures, usually by drinking their blood. 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.

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YA fantasy novel: “Vampires” (Blood suckers) at a boarding school, girl lives in a forest

The title may have had the word "forest" in it but I DEFINITELY remember the cover having a girl walking into a forest with her back turned. The story went something like a girl being at a boarding ...
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What vampire has the longest existence? [closed]

I wanted to ask what the life span of a vampire was, but as undead that did not seem like the right question. What vampire has the longest existence?
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Why didn't Erica suck the vampire venom out of Ethan instead of Sarah?

In My Babysitter's A Vampire Season 1 Episode 13 (Re-Vamped), we see that Sarah sucks the venom out of Ethan, although reluctantly as she did not want to become a full vampire, but Erica doesn't. Why ...
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Book about teenage girl in the desert during a flash flood. She was either a vampire or vampire hunter

Looking for a book I read as a teen in the 90’s about a teenage girl who may(?) have been a vampire or vampire hunter who was in the desert during a flash flood. There was also a lot of talk about her ...
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Book about a woman having a magical book appear to her, she’s a witch, and a vampire stalking it

I remember that the book is similar to "A Discovery of Witches" by Deborah Harkness, as I thought that was the one I was looking for until I started reading it. I honestly cannot remember the ...
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90s YA vampire romance short novel where a girl moves to a new town and invites a vampire into her house

I'm struggling to get the title of a young-adult vampire horror/romance short novel that was written in the 90s about a teenage girl named Christina (I believe) who moves to a new creepy town where ...
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Vampire B-movie from mid 1990s to early 2000s involving a tiger and pie

I remember very little about this movie, but I saw it a long time ago so I know it is at least older than me. The main character is some random nerd guy who gets picked on by some other blonde guy in ...
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Can Warhammer Fantasty vampires gain sustenance when feeding on Greenskins?

In the Warhammer Fantasty, just like in the WH40k Greenskins (orcs, goblins, snotlings and squiggs) are, well... fungi. Sort of: The Runt pulled himself up out of the hole. A huge mushroom stood ...
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Vampire romance series

There's this vampire romance series. In the first book, the male lead (Kaden, I think is his name) kidnaps a human woman and her psychic daughter. The lady also has a sister, Emma, who is in hiding. ...
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Did vampires ever fight for Voldemort?

As seen in this question vampires are mentioned several times in the Harry Potter books. Hagrid mentions Professor Quirrell met vampires in the Black Forest. One of Lockhart's books is titled Voyages ...
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Vampire book series about twin sister high schoolers with one being a vampire

I need help remembering the title to a vampire book series I read back in the early 2000s. The details I can remember include twin sisters and at least one of them gets turned into a vampire. There ...
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Film about space vampires

I remember watching an animated film 20+ years ago about vampires in space but can't seem to find out the name of it or who made it. Remember one scene where a character gets sucked out an airlock and ...
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Help identifying a horror illustration

I've had a particular color illustration or painting in my mind, and despite it having very distinct elements for searching online, I just can't find it or the artist. I remember it from a horror ...
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The Devil's Keep

I read a short story from a romance anthology of supernatural romance stories. I think it was titled something like "Enchanted Love Stories." I remember the cover was one of those cheesy pictures of a ...
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Looking for a Vampire movie based on a scene I remember

More than 10 years ago, I watched a vampire movie on a French TV channel and I have been searching for its title for 2 years now. I believe it is not a famous movie since I was not able to find ...
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Trying to find a YA Paranormal Romance Graphic Novel Series from the 1990s

I'm trying to find a series of comics/graphic novels I read at the tail end of the 1990s. The main character is a blond girl moving into a new house (I'm pretty sure it was a relative's house, and ...
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Who turned The Count?

On Sesame Street, who “turned” The Count? Or, if he is the original vampire, has he ever turned anyone into one of his thralls? Any scenes which might be taken as evidence that he has done so?
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Book I read when I was younger but now forgotten. Help!

I read a book (it was definitely a comic, possibly manga) about a girl whose parents die and she goes to live with her auntie and uncle. They are actually vampires (or witches). Her cousin is mean to ...
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Help me identify a book about the war between 2 vampire clans/families

can anyone help me finding this book i remember reading in the mid-2000s (Book was probably written no earlier than 1990)? Here's what i can remember clearly, other details might or might not be ...
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Story identification: Short story about a man turning into a (monstrous*) vampire

*Note: "Monstrous" refers to the protagonist's personality change, not appearance. This story was featured in a short story collection about vampires. I read it in a library in early 2001 (in Germany,...
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What is the name of the movie similar to “War of the Worlds” but like vampires?

This movie is similar to “War of the worlds” but it is not war of the worlds! In it there are walkers that have domes underneath (I don’t remember if it was one or two) and go capture humans. They ...
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What was the first instance of a relationship between werewolves and vampires? [duplicate]

What was the first known instance of a story that provides a relationship between werewolves and vampires? What was that relationship? In some movies (Underwold, Van Helsing and Twilight), werewolves ...
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Why don't all vampires turn into ashes?

In the Blade movie series, vampires turn into ashes when killed (or scratched?) by silver. In the first movie, Blade was in that vampire nightclub hunting Deacon Frost's friend, Quinn, who got ...
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What is the title of the book about vampires surviving at the end of Earth's existence?

Some years ago I've read an excerpt from a sci-fi book, I don't remember the name or the author, just the premise. I'd really like to find it now. What is the name/author of the book described below? ...
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Manga where a succubus/vampire meets human guy

This is a manga that I just read recently, but forgot the title, where a succubus/vampire meets human guy. I remember the ending, where the guy died because of the excessive energy being sucked by ...
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Book series: guy becomes a vampire, creates portals to travel between different worlds to avenge the girl who turned him

I think it was 2 years ago that I listened to an audio book or read this book. What I remember is a guy gets turned into a vampire after hooking with a girl. He doesn't realize he is a vampire and ...
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Protagonist travels using portals and teams up with wampires that ride big black beasts [duplicate]

Can't remember much about the books. Read them probably 20+ years ago. There were vampires, only I think they might have been called "wampires." They rode around on big black beasts. The protagonist ...
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Vampire short story

My friend in high school let me borrow a book of short stories. I think Ray Bradbury was one of the writers. Maybe Isaac Asimov? I want to read it again but I can't remember the title. There is a ...
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1980s Vampire Movie Name

I am trying to find out the name of a vampire movie that used to come on TV all the time when I was a kid. This was probably in the early to mid 90s, so I think the movie was from the 1980s. It was a ...
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Revenants in “Interview with the Vampire” and elsewhere: did Rice invent this description? [closed]

If I recall correctly, Rice describes revenants as vampires that become "brain damaged" (I am not sure if that was the term) due to them being bitten and entombed or buried and not being able to feed ...
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Looking for a movie in which vampires died from being thrown into the ocean

I remember watching a movie when I was a child (perhaps something made only for TV, I don't recall much from that), in which there were vampires that would die from being thrown into the sea. The ...
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A Vampire is still alive after mankind is gone

I think I am remembering 2 different stories but it was a long time ago so I might be thinking of (and mixing up) one story in my memory somehow. First is about a vampire who is the last living thing ...
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Name of a werewolf novel from the 80's

I was a big reader of the horror paperbacks from the 80's. I read so many that I can't remember specific titles. There's one in particular that I was trying to find or at least get the name of. The ...
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Cynical vampire and her underwear-stealing lover

I remember reading a series of three books where the female protagonist was a vampire and she was basically just trying to live her new life... death... undeath? Anyway, she lived in a sort of small ...
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Did Blade also have vampiric mental powers?

Rewatched Blade 2 the other day. The second to last fight when Blade falls in the blood pool, he recovers and is at full power defeating all the security guard. Afterwards Reinhardt tries to kill him ...
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A vampire book from a while ago?

I read this story many years ago. It was a vampire book that focused on a family, I believe. Drinking human blood wasn't required. The protagonist's grandmother brought him tiger's blood because it ...
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Book about vampire army underground

Book set in a small town, possibly in England, where an undead army is waiting in the sewer. Most of the book's story takes place inside a hotel, where they find a video tape. They also dissect a ...
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Story where vampires are created by drop absorbed on neck?

I have been trying to identify a book that I read maybe 25-30 years ago (1987-1992), in which there are vampire or vampire-like creatures, but instead of being created in the traditional way (e.g. ...
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When are “vampires” first mentioned in Harry Potter?

So, we have the vampire Sanguini who is briefly seen in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. “Harry, I’d like you to meet Eldred Worple, an old student of mine, author of Blood Brothers: My ...
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Does Dracula (or regular vampires) burn in sunlight if they're in bat form? [closed]

The title says it all. Dracula (and in some/many lores, normal vampires) are capable of bat form. What happens if a regular vampire or Dracula is exposed to sunlight in their bat form? The same ...
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Vampire vs werewolf novel with both on the cover (with non-matching shadows)

I'm looking for the name of a particular novel. It's a vampire vs werewolf novel, with the main protagonist being a werewolf. I do know the book is written in the first person narrative. It's set in ...
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80s-90s book about a high school student werewolf who meets a girl who becomes a vampire [duplicate]

The name currently escapes me, but the story goes along the lines of that the protagonist, a high school student, who is a werewolf, meets a new student by the name of Elise. Somewhere down the lines,...
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Novel about a high school student werewolf meeting a girl (Elise) who becomes a vampire

I'm searching for an old novel I read back in high school. It involved the main protagonist being a high school student who is also a Lycan (werewolf). It's set in high school, where she meets a new ...
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What vampire movie is this?

A guy is chosen to be the next Dracula, but he resists by trying to drink holy water and doing other things to resist. Eventually, he loses his reflection in the mirror; A girl helps this guy to ...
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Why didn't Ben kill Jinx?

In S05E17 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Ben just stabs Jinx in the stomach after Ben accidentally reveals something. Why stab only? Why not kill?
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When Buffy comes to rescue Dawn, why do the vampires attack Buffy?

It's been about 2-3 years since I've seen Buffy. I finished Buffy seasons 1-4 and Angel season 1. I'm now watching Buffy season 5 and Angel season 2. In Buffy S05E02, when Buffy comes to rescue Dawn ...
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Looking for vampire-themed short story in 1960's sci-fi anthology

Library book, remembered as Orbit series, but it could have been Dangerous Visions or New Dimensions or even Year's Best SF. This was mid-60's, 1965-69, and the book was fairly new, possibly ...
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Looking for a 90's vampire anthology book I read in 7th grade

I remember really loving this book. Though the only story in the book I explicitly remember is one about a future in which vampires have taken over the country and use human servants, who wear ...
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1950s short story: alien ship and vampires

American short story that probably dates from the 1950s. An alien ship lands on Earth. The human race has been wiped out, possibly by the aliens themselves, although I'm not sure about this. It turns ...
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Story with Female Partial-Vampire Protagonist

I'm trying to determine the title (and author) of a short-story or possibly novel that I read during the late 90's or early 2000's. The general premise of the story is a young woman, seduced by a ...