With the final installment of the The Twilight Saga now in theaters, maybe this means the end of the whole pop culture vampire craze.
But if you should ever encounter one of those bloodsuckers in real life, Roger Ma's got you covered. Just be sure you've got a copy of his handy book, The Vampire Combat Manual: A Guide to Fighting the Bloodthirsty Undead -- everything you need to know in the event of a vampire attack -- now available in paperback. Here's the description:
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?Roger also wrote another equally useful reference book, The Zombie Combat Manual: A Guide to Fighting the Living Dead. Now you've been warned! One way or another, an undead attack is coming. Will you be ready? For more information, visit The Vampire Combat Manual Facebook page here.
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!