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The Truth Bites Essay

902 words - 4 pages

​​As twenty-first century literature for teens expands, it seems as though the topics of books, television shows, and movies are reaching out to more mythical beings such as werewolves and vampires. Vampire Empire Book One: The Greyfriar is a popular steampunk science fiction novel. Vampire Empire Book One: The Greyfriar is written by Clay and Susan Griffith. Clay and Susan Griffith are a famous married couple who have been together for a decade. They are known for writing television scripts, and graphic novels, and Vampire Empire Book One: The Greyfriar is just another one of their many masterpieces.
Vampire Empire Book One: The Greyfriar begins in the year 2020. Vampires have long since ...view middle of the document...

Eventually, she makes a truce with him. Sure, he may be obsessed with cats, but deep down he truly does care about humans and their well-being. As the seemingly inevitable war between the humans and vampires grows ever closer, so does the star crossed prince and princess. Their love, however, cannot be tolerated because Princess Adele is already pledged to be married to Senator Clark, a chauvinistic and erratic leader from America who has no real true love for her. Their predetermined marriage will bond the two nations so that, together, they can defeat the vampires once and for all.
​ ​The authors’ use of the characters’ dialogue adds depth to the story, with certain lines bringing chills and sadness. For instance, while Prince Gareth is showing Adele the remains of the library in London, she throws a few heckling questions his way until, finally, he answers one by saying, “We use your clothes because your skin is too fragile to wear.” This changes the mood of the chapter from teasing to hostile in the blink of an eye. Another instance of thoughtful dialogue is when Gareth proceeds to help Adele cut her hair. As a vampire, he is not very dexterous with such an odd contraption as a pair of scissors. When he finally is able to demonstrate that he can correctly use them he asks, "Do you trust me now?" This simple question brings both Adele and the reader back to reality. Does Adele trust Gareth? This question is obviously intended to serve a greater purpose in the story, which it does. It makes the reader step back and evaluate Gareth and Adele's relationship.
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