Tag Archives: truth about vampyres

The Potential For Good vs Evil In The Vampi(y)re Community – A Dissertation by Octarine Valur

Vampyres. Real living human Vampyres, not the mythical fictional variety or the lifestyler – real people who have a natural deficiency of some sort and who must feed on diverse energy forms, including that found in blood (with deference also to those who do not ascribe to the notion of energy being the necessary element contained in human blood) in order to maintain a healthy balance. We see ourselves as a unique group, both part of the human condition – and in some ways detached or separate from it at the same time. Continue reading

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Relief

relievedVery little can make me realize that this – THIS, being what we are, needing what we need – is not my imagination, quite like the hunger does. Continue reading


The Myth Of Turning – by Val

ScreenShot014Vampires and mundanes in fiction have a relationship that can be both simple and complex at times. In simplistic fictional representations, people are nothing more than food for the vampire, a source of energy, a means to an end. In more complex fiction, especially in the last few decades – and more profoundly so ever since 1976 when Anne Rice published Interview With The Vampire, the relationship became more a question of emotion, the loneliness and suffering of the immortal and beautiful undead versus the longing to be with warm living humanity and to keep it company.

At any rate, for better or worse, it led to the somewhat annoying stereotype in vampire fiction where we have beautiful, wealthy and independent vampires who brood their immortality away feeling sorry for themselves. That aside, the idea that a romance between an immortal vampire and a mortal could exist successfully for any span, without one half of the relationship crossing over the breach between mortal and immortal, is in the light of logic, simply not practical. Continue reading


Lady Dark Rose: An Opinion Poll – by Lunah Eir

Julia-Caples-with-her-son-Alexei-LazarBy now many in the VC have heard about Julia Caples AKA Lady Dark Rose. Some are fans, others not. Some choose to remain quiet while some are outspoken in their opinions. It is for this reason that I wanted to do this article – if someone wants that badly to be in the public eye, then they should know what the public thinks about them. Continue reading


Craving The Limelight: Julia Caples (Lady DarkRose) – by Octarine Valur

How one Vampyre’s relentless pursuit for media attention sabotages a decades-long attempt by a persecuted alternative subculture to be taken seriously by the general public on an international level. Continue reading


Opinion: The SAVA Public Debate On Vampyre Nature – by Lunah Eir

Debate-300x336On 14 May 2013, the SAVA hosted a public debate on Facebook. What follows is an opinion piece based on a transcript of this debate:

Well what a delight this was… Never have I seen a group this diverse in so many ways, come together in one thread and have the response be so positive and informative to all. In my opinion, a major success. Continue reading


Healing By Feeding: An Experiment

half_doctor_half_vampire_mug-p168764103804492055enw9p_400Val, Psion and Kay relate recent events pertaining to the mystery illness which afflicted Val, and how Kay and Psion assisted her by feeding off the life energy of the virus that threatened to kill her. This culminated in an interesting set of personal experiences, delivering a fortunate and successful outcome. Continue reading