New Tales of the Vampires Pandora

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Book
Authors
ISBN 10
0099271087 
ISBN 13
9780099271086 
Category
Science Fiction/Fantaisie  [ Browse Items ]
Edition
New Ed 
Publication Year
1999 
Volume
Pages
406 
Subject
English Fantasy 
Abstract
Urged on by David Talbot, fledgling vampire, self-appointed chronicler and former psychic detective, Pandora documents in sophisticated detail her pre-vampire existence as the privileged daughter of a Roman senator. She's a curious character, first introduced in The Queen of the Damned, in which Marius described her as the Greek courtesan who seduced him into making her a vampire and helped him care for the vampire progenitors until strife forced them apart. Here, Pandora herself sets the record straight. Born early in Augustus's reign, the educated, spirited Pandora was no courtesan, though we do see her challenge the sexual mores of her moment. When Tiberius brings chaos to Rome, and dishonor and death to Pandora's family, she goes to Antioch and tries to solve the mystery of her compelling blood dreams about Egypt. There, she reunites with her childhood crush, Marius, and learns from him what it means to be a vampire 
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