By Seth Grahame-Smith
Indiana‚ 1818. Moonlight falls during the dense woods that encompass a one-room cabin the place a nine-year-old Abraham Lincoln kneels at his loss of life mother's bedside. merely later will the grieving Abe examine that his mother's deadly disorder was once really the paintings of a vampire. proficient together with his mythical height‚ strength‚ and ability with an ax‚ Abe units out on a course of vengeance that may lead him the entire option to the White House.
Abraham Lincoln used to be only a boy while he discovered that his mother's premature demise used to be truly the paintings of a vampire. From then on, he vowed to dedicate his intelligence, strength--and ability with an ax--to the removing of the soulless creatures. It was once a direction of vengeance that might lead him the entire solution to the White House.
No one ever knew approximately Lincoln's valiant fight opposed to the undead... till writer Seth Grahame-Smith laid eyes on Abe's mystery journal--the first residing individual to take action in over a hundred and forty years. placing a supernatural spin on revisionist historical past, Seth has reconstructed Lincoln's real lifestyles story--while revealing the function vampires performed within the start, development and near-death of our nation.
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Something Which Should Be Stopped. Even by a Card from the Mayor”, Daily Arkansas Gazette, 28 Oct 1879. 7 “Night Doctors. A Negro Superstition Which Cost the Life of One of Their Race”, St Louis Globe-Democrat, Missouri, 4 June 1885 8 “Surgeons Driven Off. Silly Negroes Spoil An Operation. Strange Hostility of Washington colored People to the Use of the Knife by a Doctor – Four Physicians Mobbed in Broad Daylight”, Trenton Times, New Jersey, 4 June chloroform, proceeds to fill up a bucket with the victim’s blood, for the purpose of making medicine…” 9 The newspapers reported regularly on the fears of night doctors amongst the African American communities right up until the end of the 19th century.
By”. Reports even asserted that of late: “The number of coloured people who have disappeared is much larger than usual, and they are convinced that the doctors of Washington are not only supplying the dissecting rooms of the city with subjects, but are furnishing ‘castor oil’, manufactured from coloured adipose matter to the large cities throughout the country… Those who indulge in this singular superstition relative to ‘night doctors’ imagine that young and obese subjects are preferred, on account of the oil which they yield, and that hump-backs are especially desirable, on account of their peculiar physical conformation, which renders their dissection of particular interest to medical students.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith