A Jiangshi is a creature from China which bears some resemblance to the category of Vampire, but is not technically of that class. While they are undead corpses, they do not feed on blood, but rather on human life-force directly. They appear as rotting corpses, stiff with rigor mortis, and Continue reading Encyclopedia Venatoria: Jiangshi
If your high school chemistry teacher was anything like mine, he or she likely raved about the inaccuracy of the famous last words of the Wicked Witch of the West from The Wizard of Oz. In the famed scene, the Witch, in her probably somewhat justified quest to retrieve the Continue reading On the Biology of the Wicked Witch
Aaron was partly awakened by the sound of his tent’s zipper being opened, then thoroughly awakened by someone pulling his sleeping bag out into the dusk desert air. The sun was just setting and he’d been asleep for about an hour. “Wake up, bloodbag,” said Marcy. “Night is falling and Continue reading Live Prey, Episode Two
The Baobhan Sith (pronounced “Bah-vahn Shee”) is a type of Vampire which originates in the British Isles. They typically appear as attractive women in long dresses, which may be to conceal cloven-hooved feet. Abilities The Baobhan Sith have the ability to grow sharp talons from their fingertips, which can be Continue reading Encyclopedia Venatoria: Vampire: Baobhan Sith
In honor of Halloween, the best holiday EVER, the second episode of my Urban Fantasy Serial Live Prey is out As Of Right Now! This new chapter begins to show the motivations of many of the characters and where the drama of the story should go from here. It will Continue reading Happy Halloween! Live Prey, Episode Two Now Published!
A Strix (plural Striges) is a Greek breed of Vampire which can change form at will between a human and a massive horned owl. In either form, they have yellow eyes. They are unusually organized for Vampires, at least in America. Abilities Striges are capable of shapeshifting at will during the Continue reading Encyclopedia Venatoria: Vampire: Strix
A little bit of poetry to get into the Halloween spirit (also to break in the new social media links, but mostly the Halloween thing). Hope you enjoy it. Psychopomp Look at me. This phantom that I am, Clinging immaterial to this old forgotten house. No one lives here any Continue reading Poem: Psychopomp
We all love Vampires. Don’t deny it. You can whine about Twilight all you like and be justified, but when you get down to it, Vampires are awesome. They’re this sublime amalgam of everything we fear and everything we want to be. Immortal. Undeniable. Tortured. Terrifying. We fear them, we Continue reading An Explanation of My Vampires
Greetings, Humans and otherwise of the Internet. My name is Townsend S. Wright, and this is my Blog, which as you can see I’ve imaginatively named after myself. I’m not a guy with a lot going for him, so I’ve decided to do what a lot of lonely, asocial late-teen Continue reading Welcome to my World!
The Revenant is a breed of Vampire. This is in fact the creature to which the name “Vampire” was given in Eastern Europe, Revenant being the Western equivalent, and they will often refer to themselves as Vampires, while the class as a whole is “the Motetz Dam.” Revenants, unlike many Continue reading Encyclopedia Venatoria: Vampire: Revenant