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 pain mother's bedside. She's been afflicted with anything the old-timers name "Milk Sickness."
"My child boy..." she whispers ahead of dying.
Only later will the grieving Abe examine that his mother's deadly disease was once truly the paintings of a vampire.
When the reality turns into identified to younger Lincoln, he writes in his magazine, "henceforth my lifestyles might be one in all rigorous learn and devotion. I shall develop into a grasp of brain and physique. And this mastery shall have yet one purpose..." proficient along with his mythical peak, energy, and talent with an ax, Abe units out on a course of vengeance that might lead him the entire approach 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 residing individual to put eyes on it in additional than a hundred and forty years.
Using the magazine as his advisor and writing within the grand biographical kind of Doris Kearns Goodwin and David McCullough, Seth has reconstructed the real existence tale of our best president for the 1st time-all whereas revealing the hidden historical past at the back of the Civil conflict and uncovering the position vampires performed within the delivery, development, and near-death of our country.
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