Discover the strange world of the undead and the proof that creatures of the night exist.
The facts about vampires are stranger than anything you may have read, heard, or imagined before. Vampiresrips away the myth and exposes the habits and lifestyles of these beings. The author reveals the occult truths about these creatures, including actual first-person encounters with vampires of all types—the ancient undead of folklore, contemporary mortal blood drinkers, and the most dangerous creatures of all: psychic vampires who intentionally drain the life force from their victims.
Learn about the four types of vampires
Read about vampire legends from around the world
Discover vampires from history, including:
Arnold Paole of Serbia
Peter Plogojowitz and the Count de Cabreras of Hungary
The vampire of Croglin Grange, Cumberland, England
Countess Elizabeth Bathory, responsible for up to 650 deaths
Gilles de Rais
Fritz Haarman, of Germany, from ninety years ago
John Haigh of Yorkshire, England, from just before WWII
And, of course, the real Vlad Dracula
Present-day blood drinkers
How to protect yourself from vampires
Included are letters from contemporary vampires; you will be shocked and surprised as you discover what these people are really like. Besides learning about the psychic vampire that unintentionally drains you of your energy as well as the intentional psychic vampire, you'll learn rituals for protection and methods to avoid falling into their clutches.
For many of us, the mere mention of the word "vampire" evokes images of pale Romanian counts with thick Eastern accents, slicked back hair, and tuxedo suits complete with opera capes. Younger generations might instead picture handsomely brooding teenage vampires. But while we may not readily envision vampires as being real, flesh-and-blood creatures who feast on the blood of the living, these beliefs persist into the current day, the entire world over. Brian Righi, author of Vampires Through the Ages, explains.
Vampires are ubiquitous; from vampires that walk among us (psychic and otherwise) to the mythology and media of every culture, we encounter vampires. As our own, Western ideas of what a vampire is evolves, however, these images are continuing to show up in Japanese culture.
Demons, fairies, and saints—together? These are not three categories we think of together. In past eras, however, perceptions of the supernatural world were much more fluid. Magicians of the Renaissance would not be averse to calling upon whatever beings were available that could teach them secrets, acquire treasure, or gain the love of... read this article