The causes of vampiric generation were many and varied in original folklore. In Slavic and Chinese traditions, any corpse that was jumped over by an animal, particularly a dog or a cat, was feared to become one of the undead.  A body with a wound that had not been treated with boiling water was also at risk. In Russian folklore, vampires were said to have once been witches or people who had rebelled against the Russian Orthodox Church while they were alive. 
Set in the late 1800s in both England and France, A Walk in the Sun is a passionate tale of love, anguish, guilt, and revenge told through the eyes of Nicholas Justine. Nicholas, a lonely mortal born into wealth yet neglected from birth, is transformed into a naïve young vampire.
Believing that the world will end that very day, three mental patients Coco, Tsumuji, and Satoru set out upon a journey. Walking upon the tops of the walls of the city, they seek to find a ... See full summary »