Des M. Astor

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I'm a dystopic urban fantasy writer, with lessons centered primarily on hope and imagination. I also emphasize consensual sex and non-toxic relationships in my work.

My worldbuilding centers around our world, for now, and involves creatures that I transform into my own. I take the most pride in my "living vampires". More on them can be read on my website.

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Des M. Astor This one is tough. Written-fiction-wise, I'm actually quite boring and don't have much of an answer. I'm really picky with vampire books. Most of the …moreThis one is tough. Written-fiction-wise, I'm actually quite boring and don't have much of an answer. I'm really picky with vampire books. Most of the vampires I favor are actually either from shows or movies. I would say:

1. John Quinn - L. J. Smith, Night World. This is an obscure series, not as well known by Smith. Vampire Diaries is more famous. But Quinn's story was really interesting and compelling to me. He had an impressive redemption arc.

2. Jezebel Redfern - Same series as above, and despite being a half-vampire, she still totally counts. She's fierce and one that comes to mind as one of my favorite lady vampires. Though she drops the 'vampirism' for the most part, I love how she started, with little remorse. I kind of wish her story combined her soft/vampire side. My favorite line from the series was something along the lines of "her eyes looked as though they were a frightened doe accepting death" or something.

3. Maria - Shadows of the Otherside by Whitney Hill. I love how this vampire character is written. Fierce, patient, beautiful. The more I go through the series, the more I love her. She is well written.

Honorable mentions: Vladimir Tod (Eighth Grade Bites), Alexander (Vampire Kisses, yes I know I left a low review on the series, but it's not Alexander's fault, I just re-read and found Raven obnoxious), Zero (Vampire Knight, don't judge, he was a big part of my childhood despite how I HATED how the series ended)

Vampires I adore from visual media: Alucard (Castlevania - Netflix), Alucard (Hellsing Ultamite), Dracula (Dracula Untold).

From visual media are hands down my favorites, which does mean I favor vampires in visual media a bit more. Though I prefer much heavier fantasy settings. (less)
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