12 January 2011

Honestly, Not Vampyres

The Alchemist
by Henri Julien Dumont
from Wikimedia

What if alchemists did succeed in creating an elixir of eternal life, but the side effect was complete intolerance of sunlight? It happened in the Middle Ages. Vampire stories grew and grew from people's experience of these shadow creatures, never aging, obsessive, isolated. Who might they be sharing the elixir of eternal life with these days? and is it a gift or curse?

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