Vampire Lineage

by BSEIVRIGHT
(GUYANA)

Question:
I FIND YOUR WEBSITE TO BE VERY INTRIGUING AND QUITE MORE REALISTIC THAN THE OTHER WEBSITES I SEARCHED BEFORE.

MY QUESTION IS SOMEWHAT PERSONAL. WOULD U BE ABLE TO DO AN ARTICLE ABOUT THE LINEAGE/FAMILY TREE OF VAMPIRES?

WOULD THAT BE POSSIBLE FOR U? I HAVE BEEN SEARCHING THE WEB FOR VAMPIRE LINEAGES BUT HAVE FOUND NOTHING AND WEBSITES THAT CLAIM TO HAVE IT IS JUST PURE TRASH.

UR WEBSITE MAKES MUCH MORE SENSE TO ME. PLZ TRY.

Answer:
First, thank you for the compliment. While it's not easy to know if the myths of vampires are accurate or not, I try to keep my guesses educated and non-contradictory to what seems to exist as the limited evidence of these beings.

I wish I could give you a detailed vampire lineage, but the truth is I can't. I haven't yet come across any reliable information on the subject. There is some information on the first vampires coming from the Mediterranean region, but an actual lineage has yet to be found, if it exists at all.

Part of the problem is that the vast majority of vampires aren't born vampires, they begin as various disconnected human beings who are turned into vampires later in their lives. There may be some historical records about missing persons that could suggest a possible transformation, but many of those who have become vampires were believed to have died and were buried as the transformation was taking place. In these cases, there may be a record of a person's death and possibly a subsequent "grave robbery" or other explanation for a missing body.

Other than these options, there would have to be a detailed list kept somewhere that we don't yet know of. Chances are that this list would have to be created and kept by some formal authority within the vampire world, if it exists at all.

So, long story shorter, I don't know of a reliable list of vampire lineage, but if I come across one you can bet it will be posted on the site.

-Mike

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