Wednesday, June 22, 2011

The virtue of blood-sucking selfishness

Science fiction writer L. Neil Smith, who has made it clear he was influenced by ILLUMINATUS!, has announced the imminent publication of Sweeter Than Wine, his new "romantic novel of a ethical vampire." If you've been waiting for a novel about a vampire influenced by Ayn Rand, your wait may be over. Information here (scroll down.) To be honest, I find Smith a little strident and ideological, but your mileage may vary.

The announcement of the new novel came from Smith's email list, Group 523.


3 comments:

Gary said...

Which would I be more burnt out on: vampires or Ayn Rand? Thank you not, media gods...

SatoriGuy said...

Is the Ayn Rand supposed to make the vampire more likable?

Why not just have a Tea Partier Vampire.

supergee said...

I do not know who Aaron Brezenski is, but he did a predecessor back in 2002.

“This is Count Ivan Galtevich speaking...
“... and this amounts to nothing more than hatred of the undead for being the strong. Every wooden stake, every clove of garlic, every simpering shaman cowering behind a symbol of witch-doctor irrationalism is there for one purpose, and one purpose alone: to punish those who can and dare to drink of the fruits of others’ marrow...” [49 more pages deleted]