It took everything I hated and destroyed it, leaving faint memories behind.
It took me down a road so twisted it disturbed the essence of my being, yet led me to
If life is for the living, how can I walk among them?
Am I here to protect or to maim and destroy?
Have I become what I am because of what I was –
has what I was capable of doing as a human opened up the gates into immortality?
And if so, who rules eternity?
If I give up my eternity for another’s,
will it take away the pain and guilt I feel crushing my heart from inside,
or will it take me straight to hell?
In China, vampires had long, hooked claws and red eyes. They were known as ch’iang shih, which translates to “corpse-hopper.”