The Vampire Chronicles Essay | The Vampire Lestat and the Problem of Eternal Damnation

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The Vampire Lestat and the Problem of Eternal Damnation

Summary: A critique of The Vampire Lestat in Anne Rice's 'Vampire Chronicles' with reference to the Bible and other Christian resources. Can a Vampire be damned? What it is to knowingly and truly turn away from God?
The problem or question of what it means to be damned is difficult to understand at the best of times, it is however all the more difficult when the subject in question is a vampire. How does a vampire that has developed God-like powers and whose only way to survive is to take human life, redeem themselves in the eyes of God? This is not really an issue for Lestat; as for the majority of the Vampire Chronicles he believes himself to be a form of God. With every life that Lestat takes he is committing a mortal sin, the gravest form of sin and he does so with full knowledge and consent. With reference to Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles and both Interview with the Vampire and Queen of the Damned motion pictures, Lestat's journey from mortal to perhaps damned immortal...

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