Interview with the Vampire Characters

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Louis de Pointe du Lac

Louis is the vampire who grants the interview. He is a mortal man, twenty-four years old, when Lestat makes him a vampire. He has green eyes, dark hair, and is considered tall by the standards of his day in the late 1800s. At the time that he has his first encounter with Lestat the vampire he is feeling guilt over his brother's death. He is immediately enamored of Lestat, though that quickly changes when he becomes a vampire. Louis blames Lestat for not making the experience a better one, which he could have done by coaching him. As a result, he is reluctant to let go of his mortal nature, which makes it difficult for him to hunt mortals in the first few years of his immortality. It is not until he encounters the young Claudia that he realizes that he only experiences his...

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