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The vampire as we know the species was originally a creature of myths and legends told over the flickering flames of the campfires first in primitive hunting camps then in peasants hovels and lords castle The concept of life-stealing spirits of the night is a universal one Vampires are predators whose natural prey humanity is more usually the hunter than the hunted Different traditions and cultures throughout history have believed a variety of things about vampires It isnt easy for a researcher to balance between the mystique and an explanation of what is true about these creatures Further confusing the issue are the inherent differences between the types of vampires as different bloodlines of creatures have differing abilities from on another going so far as to separate into vampires whose powers are magical in nature and those whose powers are not Making this research more difficult it is the power of the mystique of vampirism those superstitions that have clustered around the vampires which has had a enormous effect on what differences from one vampire to another It is often the effect of the legend-telling traditions beliefs and the power of those beliefs on the Vril 1 that have proven most important to the forms that vampirism particularly magical vampirism have taken in regions where those legends are told Other cultural beliefs such as how a vampire should react to holy objects or what they feed on can have an effect on how a vampire will behave even when those beliefs are wrong There are myriad examples of the reputed origins for vampirism The first of these examples begins in prehistory when the evil Elder Gods of Earth fled the Earth or were imprisoned or destroyed One of these imprisoned gods kept watch to try and escape This evil god created the vampires for some unspeakable reason Some of the other origins state
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