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The Killing Dance Setting & Symbolism

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Brewster's Law

Brewster's Law is the law that is being considered in Washington, D.C. to revoke the law stating vampires are legally alive. It is the result of Senator Brewster's daughter being raped and killed by a vampire. It is also the reason that the vampire council has forbidden any quarrels between master vampires.

Necromancy

Necromancy is a magical ability that gives its owner a tie to the dead. Anita Blake is a necromancer. Necromancers are rumored to have control over all types of undead, including vampires.

Richard's car

Richard's car is an old, Mach One Mustang from the sixties. It is orange with a black racing stripe and black leather bucket seats. It has a manual transmission. A lot of the conversations between Anita and Richard take place in his car in the beginning of the novel.

Anita's degree

Anita has a degree in preternatural biology...

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