"I am the punishment of God. If you had not committed great sins, God would not have sent a punishment like me upon you." -Genghis Khan Meet Alexandra Drakis: loving wife, devoted mother, dedicated trauma surgeon...favorite snack of local vampires. Her mundane includes ensuring dinner gets on the table and fending off things which go bump in the night, until one terrible day the unthinkable happens. To what lengths would you go to protect those you love? If the only way to mete out vengeance against evil is to become evil, is there any escape? Welcome to the world of the sanguinem vitae. Welcome to the abyss.