Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith

By Seth Grahame-Smith

Indiana, 1818. Moonlight falls throughout the dense woods that encompass a one-room cabin, the place a nine-year-old Abraham Lincoln kneels at his soreness mother's bedside. She's been with anything the old-timers name "Milk Sickness."

"My child boy..." she whispers ahead of dying.

Only later will the grieving Abe study that his mother's deadly illness used to be truly the paintings of a vampire.

When the reality turns into recognized to younger Lincoln, he writes in his magazine, "henceforth my existence can be one in all rigorous learn and devotion. I shall turn into a grasp of brain and physique. And this mastery shall have yet one purpose..." talented along with his mythical peak, power, and ability with an ax, Abe units out on a course of vengeance that would lead him the entire solution to the White House.

While Abraham Lincoln is extensively lauded for saving a Union and releasing hundreds of thousands of slaves, his valiant struggle opposed to the forces of the undead has remained within the shadows for centuries. that's, until eventually Seth Grahame-Smith stumbled upon the key magazine of Abraham Lincoln, and have become the 1st dwelling individual to put eyes on it in additional than a hundred and forty years.

Using the magazine as his consultant and writing within the grand biographical kind of Doris Kearns Goodwin and David McCullough, Seth has reconstructed the genuine existence tale of our best president for the 1st time-all whereas revealing the hidden historical past in the back of the Civil battle and uncovering the function vampires performed within the start, development, and near-death of our kingdom.

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He doesn’t care. It’s why his wife married him, why his family let him take over the business, why his employees tolerate his actions, why his friends keep hanging around, and why he is so well connected. Everyone lets it all slide. Kevin wasn’t always this way, though. During college, he was the quiet one in his group of friends. He just went with the flow. Didn’t have much luck with women. Wasn’t ever really noticed. Until he started working at his parent’s company and watching his dad in action.

He doesn’t have to be a trendsetter, but the asshole is never out of style. IX. The asshole learns from his (few) mistakes. An asshole would never be pompous enough to claim perfection— no man is perfect. He does learn from the mistakes he makes in life, though. And he never makes the same mistake twice. The asshole’s motto: Trick me once, shame on you. Trick me twice? Won’t happen. You’re lucky you tricked me once. X. The asshole is always evolving. The asshole never stops learning, growing, expanding, or experiencing everything life has to offer.

It’s all about finding your niche. ASK YOURSELF THESE QUESTIONS TO GAIN SOME CLARITY: What do I want to accomplish? What are my goals? What areas of my life need the most work? THE ’HOLE TRUTH Save these self-reflecting questions for when you are alone and in front of the mirror. Don’t go muttering these to yourself on the subway or in line at Dunkin’ Donuts. You will sound like an idiot. More so than usual. When you decide what you want to accomplish with this attitude change, you can move on to discover the different types of assholes people encounter in their daily lives.

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