Glenda – “A Hero Falls” [Part 2]

Days lapse into weeks … Weeks into months …

With the monster officially vanquished, and thus the menace finally over, things return to normal in Haven. It’s as if the Vampire never stalked its streets.

“But … who was the Vampire?”

The old man points at his empty mug.… Read Full Article

Glenda’s Backstory, Part 3 – “The Seven Demons”

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Another “race” of Vampires is also mentioned as a Vampiric entity which was much feared: “The Seven Demons”. These beings have been mentioned in many Mesopotamian religious texts and incantations, like the following excerpt taken from a Sumerian banishment (taken from The Devils and Evil Spirits of Babylonia, by R.… Read Full Article

Glenda’s Backstory, Part 2 – “Uruku a.k.a. Utukku”

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Another creature from the Mesopotamian that fits this role as Vampire-like creatures is that of the Uruku or Utukku. The Uruku is actually referred to as a “Vampyre which attacks man” in a cuneiform inscription. There is very little known about the Uruku, but, the mere fact that it has been referred to as a “Vampire” deems it worthy to mention here.… Read Full Article

Glenda’s Backstory, Part 1 – “Ekimmu Vampires”

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The first myth on Vampires predates back to roughly 4000 B.C.E. from the ancient Sumer civilization. The ancient Sumerians existed in Mesopotamia and facts prove that by 3100 B.C.E., their culture brought the earliest archeologically proven dynasty; the first cities were built along with establishing the city and state religions were set up and practiced.… Read Full Article

Glenda – “A Hidden Darkness” [Part 25]

He looks down at the Vampire. The dirty yellow eyes stare sightlessly at the ceiling, and the clawed hands lie still at her sides. He raises his axe one last time, and cuts savagely at the creature’s neck. The steel blade slices clean through and sinks into the wooden floor beneath.… Read Full Article