Children of the Night Themes

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The main theme is the existence of evil in the world. Fighting it is the duty of all who are able to do so. Diana Tregarde has been "called" to this responsibility by her unusual psychic strengths. She is a Guardian — a commission which has little to do with her neopagan faith. She is required to respond to anyone who calls out for help on a psychic plane.

Diana is contemptuous of those who believe "the universe is a friendly place." Such people are likely to become victims through their own naivete. In fact, in the novel, most people are unaware of the larger struggles going on around them. Thus they are likely to become pawns whenever evil forces run loose. Those tuned in to extrasensory currents, like witches/ neopagans and gypsies, are somewhat more aware of such events, but also likely to attract the unwelcome attention...

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