First-person recount of an action-packed journey from thief to engineered vampire analogue, injected with dark humour and cutting-edge science, with a jaded, strongly masculine voice.
Vampires aren’t real. They are simply creatures of mythology, useful back in the day for scaring kids, nowadays all they’re good for is entertainment.
Pissed off ex-thieves, ‘augmented’ through tissue and biomedical engineering to become vampire simulations, though?
They are real. I would know; I am one.
That’s right. Against my will, I was made into a freak of nature by a bunch of scientists.
You think that sounds like a good thing? Try waking up and finding you've become a super-albino, addicted to consuming blood like a junkie. Then see if you think it sounds cool.
Through three months of surgeries they gave me as many vampiric traits as they could mimic with their extensive technology, and called me a ‘pseudo-vampire’.
Instead, they should have called me what I was – a ticking time bomb. From the moment I woke up in their cell, I had only two things on my mind: escape, and revenge.
Let me tell you one thing now. They picked the wrong man to play God with.
You want to know how I got all of these scars? Let me tell you a little story...