Comparing Vampires and Werewolves

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Comparing Vampires and Werewolves
Star Koning
January 12th, 2012
Karen DeVries

Comparing Vampires and Werewolves
Vampires and werewolves are ravenous demons that haunt our dreams, and dwell in the dark murky shadows of the night. They like to creep around in the dark, and will attack when least expected. These creatures of the night can live within the human population. They could be your neighbor, your local bank teller, your pastor, your local store clerk, or even your best friend, and in most cases they are never even noticed. That is until one is breathing down the neck of an unsuspecting victim. Vampires are not born, they are human first. They have to be bitten by a vampire who drains their blood, and then they must
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They are also able to eat human food as long as they have enough blood in their system to keep it running. If they are not careful, they can become gravely ill, and their body will go into a phase called hibernation. How odd that the blood that ran through their own veins, is now their main source of nutrition. The human blood that they feed on helps the undead corpses from drying up, and becoming weak. This is a routine that they have to repeat often to help replenish their body. (L.J. Smith, the CW television series, The Vampire Diaries, 2010). In the case of werewolves, the source indicates that when they are in human form, they eat human food. When they are in werewolf form, they are consumed with an uncontrollable desire for human flesh. (, 2012) It is said that the werewolf does not enjoy the curse that they must live with. It is an unpleasant feeling to have no choice in changing into a werewolf during a full moon, to wake up with the taste of blood in your mouth, and not remember what was done, or what locations were traveled during the night. (L.J. Smith, television series, The Vampire Diaries, 2010)
Another difference between these two would have to be their strengths.Vampires are known to have brute strength, and are a formidable opponent to any other being. They are strong willed, and are imbued by powers of seduction. With their supernatural power they are able to persuade
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