Originally part of central European folklore, they now appear in horror stories as living corpses who need to feed on human blood. A vampire will leave his coffin at night, disguised as a great bat, to seek his innocent victims, bite their necks with his long, sharp teeth, and suck their blood.
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Mistletoe is basically a vampire—but one of those an anti-hero type vampires.
This Tuesday, a bunch of vampires and would-be superheroes will knock on our doors and ask us to reward them.
Since the 10th century, Bulgaria has practiced varying forms of prevention to keep vampires from coming back to life.
Bill, of course, is in the latter stages of Hep V—an AIDS-like virus that preys on vampires.'True Blood' Ends With a Whimper: The Sexy HBO Vampire Series Is (Finally) Over|Marlow Stern|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I already have to share too much with all the vampires of the world.Chloe Sevigny on ‘The Cosmopolitans,’ New York’s Frat Boy Takeover, and ‘Asshole’ Michael Alig|Marlow Stern|August 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Hey, what about that nest of vampires down there," Urson said, thumbing viciously toward the black behind them.The Jewels of Aptor|Samuel R. Delany
And the nymphs and the vampires were more than ever afraid to come near White Caroline, and she was very glad of that indeed.Edmund Dulacs Fairy-Book|Edmund Dulac
I had uncrossed my arms, which meant that I was now "visible" to rival vampires, one of whom had been slowly sneaking up on us.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
They reminded me of vampires with a taste for young flesh, they seemed so to gloat over the taste of a good conscience.Tales Of Men And Ghosts|Edith Wharton
Strangely enough, however, there are many persons whom vampires will never bite.The Animal World, A Book of Natural History|Theodore Wood