Symphony of Blood

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Fantasy  |  House: Booksie Classic
Long ago, the Vampire Hadrule turned against his own family to protect the humans he had been raised to kill. Taking over Blood House, he protects the villagers nearby from others of his kind. During the first night of the Blood Moon, he encounters someone who will change his existence forever.

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Death and Rebirth

Submitted: January 09, 2007

This chapter has been revised 1-11-07. Spell-checking, and a little add-on at the end. Whatever happened to Phantom's brother? you can find out. Read Chapter

The Wandering Priest

Submitted: January 09, 2007

Revised 1-11-07. An add-on in the beginning. Read Chapter

Crazy Duck

Submitted: January 09, 2007

Phantom laughed when she saw the name of the tavern. "Crazy Duck?!" She giggled. "What a strange name, Hadrule!" He smiled at her, ju... Read Chapter


Submitted: January 09, 2007

Drinking cold animal's blood wasn't really all that tasty, but Ash had just slaughtered one of his cattle, and knowing that Hadrule would... Read Chapter

Fowl Play

Submitted: January 09, 2007

Gavin awoke much later than he had intended. Flinging back the blankets, he hurriedly got dressed. Several hours after dawn! Damn! It was... Read Chapter


Submitted: January 09, 2007

Hauntingly beautiful music awakened Phantom. She was lying in Hadrule's coffin with him as he had insisted. During her sleep, she had lai... Read Chapter

Dust to Dust

Submitted: January 09, 2007

Vampires. Hordes of them were headed for Blood House. Hadrule could sense their blood thirst, even from this distance. His living compani... Read Chapter

Tempting A Vampire

Submitted: January 09, 2007

"So, what now?" Gavin asked. They were sitting by the fireplace in the main room of Blood House. There was no fire, and Gavin was slightl... Read Chapter


Submitted: January 09, 2007

Night had arrived. Hadrule picked himself up off the floor in the hidden room. He'd been down here for hours, and hadn't even realized it... Read Chapter

Power of the Jhvari

Submitted: January 09, 2007

Gavin had no idea how long he'd spent in the library, looking through Hadrule's books. He'd found the book about the Jhvari, as Hadrule h... Read Chapter

Sneak Attack

Submitted: January 09, 2007

Father Patrick Manning had decided that the best way to deal with Phantom and her Vampire lover was to observe and plan, rather than rush... Read Chapter

Stormy Night

Submitted: January 09, 2007

The village hadn't been able to order the particular type of desk that Gavin had been looking for. He knew his duty lay back at Blood Hou... Read Chapter

Family of the Werewolf

Submitted: January 09, 2007

Now on foot, Gavin continued his journey to Veruska. He'd reloaded the Lochester in case he came upon any of the Werewolf's friends. He e... Read Chapter

Brawl In Veruska

Submitted: January 09, 2007

Extremely wary of strangers now, Gavin allow Tahara to make the deal with her friends about the horses they were purchasing. He stayed ba... Read Chapter

Suffer the Little Children

Submitted: January 09, 2007

The disappearance of two children in the middle of the night had the village in an uproar. At midday, Douglas Murphy had come pounding on... Read Chapter

Farewell to Friends

Submitted: January 09, 2007

Farah had come outside to get some fresh air. She stood on the balcony, overlooking the grounds of Blood House, her thoughts far away. Sh... Read Chapter

A Glimpse of the Past

Submitted: January 09, 2007

Lighting a candle, Phantom turned to Hadrule. "The priest can use a strand of my hair to link himself to me." She said. "I don't see why ... Read Chapter

And the Dead Shall Rise

Submitted: January 09, 2007

The house seemed empty without the Jhvari and Gavin around. Lani had said that Gavin had gone looking for a new desk, and as far as Hadru... Read Chapter

Crypt of the Damned

Submitted: January 11, 2007

The zombies that Vheryn had awakened were in all the various stages of decomposition. Some had recently died, and only a few spots of rot... Read Chapter

Chamber of Seduction

Submitted: January 21, 2007

Phantom pounded on the wall, until her fists were bloody and raw. She was furious. Someone had spelled the walls to prevent her from usin... Read Chapter


Submitted: December 27, 2007

Despair, hard and heavy, fell upon the travelers as they stared at the massive lake that blocked their only route. Hadrule moved to st... Read Chapter

Dreams of Madness

Submitted: December 28, 2007

He was standing on a cliff, looking down upon a battlefield, littered with the bodies of the dead. He recognized this place...Unduris. Th... Read Chapter

The Meaning of Family

Submitted: December 29, 2007

Phantom awoke to find herself in a spacious room lined with torches and candles. She was hanging from the wall, her wrists bound in silve... Read Chapter

The Stone Tablet

Submitted: January 15, 2008

Gavin gasped for breath as he finally resurfaced. He was pretty sure that he wouldn't have been able to make it if not for Phantom. As hi... Read Chapter


Submitted: January 29, 2008

Yaevei had been dead for centuries, yet his presence and his influence tainted everything Hadrule had ever known. He'd tried so hard not ... Read Chapter


Submitted: January 29, 2008

Hadrule had managed to locate an underwater cave that had been hidden beneath stone and algae. Inside, it was damp, but the lake didn't r... Read Chapter


Submitted: January 29, 2008

The heavy, chilled air of the cave was getting to Gavin. He was wet and cold, and his hands were shaking so badly that he doubted that he... Read Chapter