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The Beast Within (Classic World of Darkness Fiction)

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Unseen. The Kindred Move Among Us

Not merely mad beasts of lonely hunters, the vampires of the World of Darkness who call themselves The Kindred because of the blood that elementally binds them together, are dangerously organized and cunning. They hide behind a plan they call the Masquerade so that they do not draw the attention or ire of mortals, and the society this masqu
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Paperback, 2nd Edition, 288 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by White Wolf
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Seumas Macdonald
Jul 15, 2008 Seumas Macdonald rated it liked it
Shelves: fiction
This is a collection of short stories, set in the White Wolf (old) World of Darkness setting, Vampire: the Masquerade. The quality varies, but it's an enjoyable glimpse into the author's understanding of the world, and some of the stories touch upon world-significant characters.
wendy
Feb 20, 2010 wendy rated it liked it
i can't believe i spent money on this at some point long, long ago. i know i bought everything with "vampire" on it at some point. ha. trying to read things that have been on my shelf forever....

excluding a story or two this was much better than i thought it would be. ;)
Nuno Vargas
I read this book originally about 15 years ago. Somehow it landed in my lap again and I took the chance to reread it. Although not all the short stories maintain the same level, I really enjoyed some of them and there's enough material to provide decent exposure to the undead Kindred lurking in the World of Darkness.
Westly
Oct 17, 2013 Westly rated it really liked it
I bought this book years ago, and have bought two copies since. One of my favorite vampire stories is in it, and for me, that's saying something. "Expendable" is worth the cover price alone.
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