In the shadowy depths of Taiwan’s infamous Lyudao Island Prison, a figure shrouded in enigma and terror awaits his fate on death row. Known to a few as the formidable leader of the Dark Order, a clandestine legion of vampires, this entity’s true identity remains a mystery.
Why would a being of such power and darkness willingly surrender to mortal chains?
It isn’t until Eunice Wang, a tenacious young paralegal, steps into the cell of this condemned soul during his last hours that he weaves an astonishing narrative, revealing his past as the ancient Formosan vampire king. His tale spans millennia, chronicling a reign steeped in blood and shadow over an island kingdom, a realm of awe and dread that eclipsed the horrors of history.
As the prisoner’s story unfolds, Eunice discovers a lost civilization that flourished in secrecy, only to vanish as mysteriously as it arose at the dawn of the 20th century.
This civilization, marked by unfathomable terrors and bloodshed, holds secrets that could unravel the fabric of history and challenge the very nature of humanity’s understanding of power and darkness.
What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
Stephen King's and other writer's vampires didn't scare or intrigue me enough. So I decided to write about ones that did.
How Did You Come up With Your Characters?
Most of my characters and drawn from real life historical figures that I modified and twisted.
Amadeus is a Multi- Award Winning Australian-Taiwanese writer who grew up in the 80s and has a diverse background spanning film, TV and radio, the military, electrical engineering, robotics, quantum mechanics, aviation, and elementary school teaching.
When not teaching elementary school English and electronics, Amadeus enjoys writing stories and watching fantasy, horror, comedy and science fiction movies. On weekends he likes to go on adventures around Taiwan or Japan with his son Alexander.
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