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  • Published: 9 November 2012
  • ISBN: 9780425247655
  • Imprint: Berkley
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $24.99

The Vampire Combat Manual: A Guide to Fighting the Bloodthirsty Undead



The Vampire Combat Manual is your indispensable key to survival, whether in a one-on-one battle for blood or a face-off against multiple attackers. Don't wait until the sun goes down-prepare yourself now!

When darkness falls . . .
When the undead rise with a hunger for blood . . .
When the hunt is on—and you are the prey . . .
Will you be ready?

In the inevitable event of a vampire attack, the average citizen will be forced to engage in vicious hand-to-hand combat. To avoid serious injury, disfigurement, or death by exsanguination, you need to know the proper combat strategies and techniques to ward off a stronger, faster, more agile undead opponent looking to drain the life from your body. Are you prepared? With detailed illustrations and firsthand accounts from vampire combat veterans—as well as interviews with actual members of the undead—this manual provides you with the information you need to survive with your life and blood supply intact, including:
Debunking myths, i.e.: vampire flight, animal metamorphosis, physical attraction to humans Crafting the most lethal vampire weapons from everyday materials The pros—and cons—of decapitation Weaponizing Ultraviolet (UV) light against an undead opponent Using the Domicile Histodiscordant Reaction (DHR), otherwise known as 'The Vampire Invitation,' to your advantage Solo attacks, team-based combat, and much more . . . The Vampire Combat Manual is your indispensable key to survival, whether in a one-on-one battle for blood or a face-off against multiple attackers. Don't wait until the sun goes down-prepare yourself now!

  • Published: 9 November 2012
  • ISBN: 9780425247655
  • Imprint: Berkley
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $24.99

About the author

Roger Ma

Roger Ma specializes in hand-to-hand combat against the undead. He is the author of The Zombie Combat Manual: A Guide to Fighting the Living Dead, The Vampire Combat Manual: A Guide to Fighting the Bloodthirsty Undead, The Zombie Combat Field Guide, and The Vampire Combat Field Guide. He is the founder of the Zombie Combat Club and the Vampire Combat Club, organizations that focus on battling the undead without the aid of a firearm. He was recently featured as a zombie expert on the History Channel documentary 'Zombies: A Living History.' He currently trains in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

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