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  Dhampir - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dhampirs are believed to be beings that are half-vampire and half-human, born from a vampire father and a human mother, or the reverse.
Dhampirs, in comparison with normal human beings, are unusually adept at killing vampires.
Another false dhampir is Blade, because his mother was bitten by a vampire when she was still pregant with him making him a daywalker,not a dhampir from the Marvel comic book series Tomb of Dracula and others.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dhampir   (1841 words)

 Dhampir: A New Hero Type for Deadlands
Dhampir are mortal, living beings who eat, drink, breathe and sleep just like normal humans, but they have the mark of evil and the supernatural upon them.
Dhampir are subject to the rules that apply to the Sanctify and Protection miracles, as if they were themselves creatures of supernatural evil.
The Dhampir may attempt once per round to make a Spirit roll against a TN of 7, penalized as before by the number of Strain he is down from his maximum.
greywolf.critter.net /weirdwars/inhuman/dhampir.htm   (1954 words)

 Ghoul: Dhampir
A dhampir is the child of a 15th generation vampire and a mortal.
A dhampir who has at least one blood point of true vampiric vitae in his veins is also technically a ghoul.
Dhampirs are born with a Beast, much like vampires are, but much of the stimulus that would provoke it are different for a living being.
www.fataladdiction.com /dhampir.html   (769 words)

 Info On Dhampirs - Updated October 1, 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
A dhampir (simply put) is the resulting offspring from a male vampire and a female mortal.
The dhampir is otherwise considered a normal member of the Gypsy community, though some were thought to possess a slippery, jelly-like body and only lived a short time - a belief derived from the thought that vampires had no bones.
The powers of the dhampir could be passed on to a male offspring through the family line and were also reputed to be extremely seductive.
www.netjava.com /~f14lover/info.html   (288 words)

 VtM - Revenants: Dhampir
You are a dhampir; the offspring of a mortal woman and a vampire father.
Dhampir are the mortal children of a vampire male and a mortal female.
There are almost no Assamite dhampir, and any Tremere found to have fathered one is immediately put to the flame, and the child hunted down before it presents a threat.
vampirerpg.free.fr /Bloodlines/Dhampir.html   (1564 words)

 Amazon.com: Dhampir: Books: Barb Hendee,J.C. Hendee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
DHAMPIR, about a con-woman who pretends to be a vampire killer only to discover that she actually is one by nature, is the first novel-length collaboration between Barb and J.C. Hendee, and it makes for a salivating fantasy read.
DHAMPIR is a fast-paced read, although, yes, it does suffer from repetitive combat sequences as Magiere & Co. keep going up against the same adversaries.
Dhampir is quite different from Buffy and LotR, but it does possess some of their strengths.
www.amazon.com /Dhampir-Barb-Hendee/dp/0451459067   (3198 words)

 Slayer: Stigmata by Karen Koehler
The dhampir turned and its astonishing form was caught and haloed in the light.
The dhampir licked his white teeth with the tip of his red tongue; yet when he spoke, his voice was as calm as before.
The dhampir glanced at Christopher’s face and throat lingeringly, as if he could really see these things, then rose and moved like a grey spirit across the room.
www.khpindustries.com /slayer_stigmata_excerpt.html   (1955 words)

 Vampire library of Darkness : Dhampir, Barb Hendee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Unbeknownst to the pair, a group of vampires, led by the nefarious Rashed, resides in Miiska.
When Welstiel Massing, a mysterious older man, confronts Magiere, claiming she is "the one," and she has an almost-deadly encounter with Rashed, Magiere discovers her true nature: she is a dhampir, a part-human, part-vampire warrior whose purpose is to battle vampires.
A con-artist who poses as a vampire slayer learns that she is, in fact, a true vampire slayer-a dhampir-whose actions have attracted the unwanted attention of a trio of powerful vampires seeking her blood.
www.vampires.nu /pages/Books.cfm/ID/2451/PageID/22   (228 words)

 Dhampir by Barb and J.C. Hendee
A dhampir is a human/vampire hybrid, conceived a few days after the vampire parent has become undead and still has its human physical abilities.
Dhampirs have both human and vampire characteristics They can bear daylight, eat, drink and sleep as normal - but drinking blood brings out a vampiric savagery and strength that finds its release in hunting and killing vampires.
Magiere is a dhampir, although she doesn't know it yet.
www.sfcrowsnest.com /articles/books/2005/nz7723.php   (383 words)

 GameSpy: BloodRayne 2 Preview
If you're not familiar with the first game, its titular character was a dhampir, the unnatural offspring of a human and vampire.
Anyway, dhampir Rayne rampaged around in 1935, and in BloodRayne 2 she'll be rampaging around in the present day.
It seems that her dhampir siblings have not turned out as well-adjusted as she has, and, well, it's time to just give up and kill 'em.
pc.gamespy.com /pc/bloodrayne-2/499295p1.html   (650 words)

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In legend, Dhampires are the offspring of a dead man and his living wife.
Some traditions state that Dhampires can let other people see the evil spirits if they look through the Dhampire's shirt sleeve, but the person might die or get scurvy or something.
Letter from a woman to her Dhampir son, some info on Dhampir abilities.
www.angelfire.com /rpg2/vitale/dhampir.html   (245 words)

 The SF Site Featured Review: Thief of Lives
Although they have worked together as a writing team before, Dhampir and its four sequels are their first novel-length collaborations.
Magiere is a "dhampir", a child born of a mortal and an undead.
At the end of Dhampir, Magiere has discovered that she is a dhampir.
www.sfsite.com /06a/tl177.htm   (564 words)

 Amazon.ca: Dhampir: Books: Barb Hendee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Although she does not realize it at first, a trio of vampires awaits her in Miiska and plots to destroy her, thinking this famous "hunter" is coming to destroy them.
While she is a mortal being, the vampire half of her blood gives her the ability and specialized skills to kill the Noble Undead.
When I read the first chapter of "Dhampir", I realized that this tale of a dhampir, half-elf, and supernatural dog was a refreshing take on the legend of vampires.
www.amazon.ca /Dhampir-Barb-Hendee/dp/0451459067   (1893 words)

 interview > hendee
Also, when sales on Dhampir began doing well, and we learned the book had gone back for a third printing within two months of release, it was great to have someone else to be excited with.
We couldn't incorporate them fully into Dhampir - because that novel was already sold - but in our final revision, we planted some seeds, and readers are going to see the world getting a little bigger with each sequel.
And part of the appeal of Dhampir is that we've taken an accepted "horror" icon - the vampire -and placed it in a gothic but high fantasy setting.
www.purplepens.com /interviews/hendee.htm   (2941 words)

 The Coven Organization » What is a Dhampir?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The resulting child was variously called a “vampijorivic”, a “vampiric”;, or a “lampijerovic”, all of which mean “little vampire” …; another name for such an offspring is “dhampir”.
There are various variations of this, but the most common is that the impregnated female does not come to full term and the baby is lost.
In extremely rare cases will a dhampir be born and grow to adulthood.
www.thecovenorganization.com /what-is-a-dhampir   (306 words)

 Seth, The Dhampir -- Yeah...I'm part Vampire...
Some dhampir are not burned by the sun, they can live in light perfectly fine.
Some dhampir retain all the mystic powers of vampire, some retain a few and then there are others that retain none of them.
As for blood, all dhampirs need blood but some don't need a constant feed BUT they do need a constant substitue for it, like a certain soda or wine or whatever gets you hooked.
www.freewebs.com /dhampirseth/dhampirdifferences.htm   (199 words)

 Dhampir - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The character Saya, from the OVA movie Blood: The Last Vampire and its spin-offs, is a dhampir (this is only explained in the novel, video game, and manga).
She was created through crossbreeding experiments having to do with vampiric hominids known as Chiropterans; and proceeded to hunt her own kin to extinction, even after finding out the truth of her origins.
The version of her character from the series, Blood+, is of entirely different origin, being a pure-blood Chiropteran Queen rather than a hybrid.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dhampyr   (1864 words)

 Rambles: Barb & J.C. Hendee, Thief of Lives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Their first collaborative effort gave the world Dhampir, a truly engaging vampire tale set in a rich atmosphere suggestive of mediaeval times.
Magiere struggled most of all with the newly acquired knowledge that she was a dhampir who could, she feared, kill Leesil unintentionally when she needed blood to survive a life-threatening injury.
Now freed from the grip of his creator, Ratboy has cleaned himself up pretty impressively and taken on the airs of a nobleman of sorts, creating his own special minions to protect him and, in the case of the tempestuous Sapphire, arouse his ardor.
www.rambles.net /hendee_thief04.html   (739 words)

 Romantic SF & Fantasy Novels | Forum
In fact, one of the things I loved abour Dhampir was seeing the story from both points of view without moral judgements.
It is that very subtle shading and highlighting of their personalities that I believe has made it a novel accepted by both men and women.
The romance in Dhampir is very subtly developing between two people that have a lot to hide, from each other and everybody else.
www.romanticsf.com /cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1042608282/4   (935 words)

 Romantic SF & Fantasy Novels | DHAMPIR
You come to know the vampires well, and the two main ones were actually what I consider "good, but circumstances (possibly manipulated) seemed to be against them.
A hard-to-like secondary character that didn't grow on me, and after about a third of the book, I thought the plot was in an eddy.
I can't comment about DHAMPIR since I got stuck about a third of the way through and never finished.
www.romanticsf.com /reviews/hendee-dhampir.shtml   (374 words)

 Dhampir by Barb and JC Hendee - an infinity plus review
But those elements are what throw the character changes into sharp relief.
Dhampir draws from diverse genres, giving it appeal for fans of dark fantasy, horror, even mystery.
The romance thread is more subtle but still present.
www.infinityplus.co.uk /nonfiction/dhampir.htm   (372 words)

 Amazon.com: Dhampir: Books: Robyn Swaim   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Dhampir (a vampire hunter)is creepily elegant from start to finish.
The story of itself is a tale of terror and the search for knowledge.
Children of the Night: The Dhampire Omnibus: A list by "ninja_bunny"
www.amazon.com /Dhampir-Robyn-Swaim/dp/0595184294   (1040 words)

 Vampire library of Darkness : Dhampir, Robyn Swaim   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Set during the late 1800s in the English Midlands, Dhampir is based on the gypsy legend that a male vampire could father children through a female mortal.
The result produced a vampire hunter with all the extraordinary strength and abilities, but none of the vampire father's weaknesses.
Will he survive to find the answers to these questions, or will he also succumb to the stranger's violence before the mystery is solved?
www.vampires.nu /pages/Books.cfm/ID/3395   (207 words)

 ITALICS: review> dhampir   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
They've come to the attention of a group of vampires who recognize Magiere for what she is--even if she herself doesn't.
The vampires fear her, for she's a dhampir, a child of a mortal and vampire.
The last thing the vampires want is for Magiere to fulfill her destiny, so they mean to make her life a hard one.
www.purplepens.com /inreview/review_dhampir.htm   (293 words)

 eBay - Product Info - eBay — Dhampir (ISBN: 0451459067), Book and Barb Hendee items on eBay.com.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Not the best way to find new books and new writers who are worth your time.
I saw Dhampir about a year ago in Kroger's while waiting on prescriptions to be filled.
The cover features a pale woman in form-fitting leather body armor while a man with a husky waits in the background.
product.ebay.com /Dhampir_ISBN_0451459067_W0QQfvcsZ2178QQsoprZ2347841   (512 words)

 Dhampir by Barb & J.C. Hendee Detailed Book Review
Nobody could be more surprised than Magiere and Leesil to learn that a trio of vampires lived in the town and what's more they know about her since she killed one of their kin.
Magiere comes to learn she is the natural enemy of the vampire, a DHAMPIRE born of a mortal woman and a vampire father, with powers she must learn to use if she doesn't want to end up being a vampire's meal.
After years of being homeless, Magiere and her half elf companion finally have a home and they will do everything in their power to protect it.
www.allscifi.com /topics/info_15046.asp   (513 words)

 FictionPress.Com : Profile : Dhampir   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Not feeling creative right now, so I'll just do a basic bio.
Definition of Dhampir: A dhampir is the child of a male vampire and a female human.
Most dhampirs were con artists pretending to rid villages of vampiric infestations.
www.fictionpress.com /~dhampir   (49 words)

 Barb & J.C. Hendee's Dhampir. The Eternal Night Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Web Site
Will Magiere be able to help the villagers defeat the vampires before they find out that she was a fraud?
Dhampir is an entertaining fast-paced story of a young woman and her half-elf companion who, after many years fleecing villagers with a pantomime vampire-slaying, decide to go straight and become inn-keepers.
As I have often come to expect from such a book, the path to a normal life is not a smooth one.
www.eternalnight.co.uk /books/h/hendeebarb/dhampir.html   (373 words)

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