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Lynsay Sands
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Themes

Vampirism

The center theme of "A Quick Bite" by Lynsay Sands is vampirism. The entire Argeneau family is comprised of old and new vampires. The youngest are the twins, Juliana and Victoria, who are only 17 years old. The age of the eldest vampire is not given but the eldest sibling and cousin are over 600 years old, so clearly the mothers are even older.

Lissianna thinks about vampirism and how it is viewed by the unfamiliar and uninitiated: "Vampires were thought to be soulless creatures with an aversion to garlic, holy water, and sunlight. As far as she knew, her people were no more soulless than the average person. As for the three supposed weapons used to fight off vampires, neither garlic nor holy water would hurt them. Sunlight was another matter, they wouldn't burst into flames if they stepped out into it, but it did make life easier to...

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