Sturges also tells Lincoln of the vampires' weakness, silverand presents him with a silver pocket watch. The rest of the book is the story of those journals and some interviews and probably some notes cribbed from Wikipedia.
Henry arrives and confronts Booth inside the burning barn, killing him. One could imagine a richer, subtler treatment of the subject, in which the two horrors multiply each other rather than cancel each other out". Lincoln marries Mary and begins his political career, campaigning to abolish slavery.
We see the heartaches that Abe endures throughout his life.
He meets Mary Todd but Henry cautions him about relationships. Lincoln confronts Sturges, who reveals that, several years ago, he was attacked and bitten by Adam. Henry sends Lincoln the names and addresses of evil vampires; Abraham dutifully tracks them down and kills them. However, Adam learns of his activities and kidnaps Johnson to lure Lincoln into a trap at his plantation.
Lincoln runs for the U. Senate and debates Stephen A. Kennedy and how the monument dedicated to him gives him "no shortage of discomfort". The slightly longer version starts inwhen "Seth Grahame-Smith" the character, not the author gets the secret journals of Abraham Lincoln from the vampire Henry Sturges.
But Abe only feels better when he stakes Barts through the heart and swears vengeance against all vampires everywhere—not just the mama-killers. Lincoln's first bid for elected office came in that same year, when he ran unsuccessfully for the Illinois state legislature.
Enraged, he banishes Henry and all other vampires from the White House and refuses to speak to any of them ever again. Lincoln's presidential election triggers the secession of the southern slave states and the start of the American Civil War. He sees the struggle between North and South as a struggle between vampires and non-vampires.
Such talent was especially evident during the series of debates he engaged in against Stephen Douglas during the campaign ofwhen Lincoln established himself as a leading opponent of popular sovereignty.
Then, inLincoln was elected to U. Although Lincoln loses to Douglas an ally Of the Southern vampireshe gains a great deal of publicity and respect, which allows him to capture the Republican Party nomination for President of the United States and then the office itself.
When the Black Hawk War broke out inhe became the captain of his volunteer company, serving for three months but seeing no active duty. While Lincoln insisted that the Civil War was being fought to preserve the Union, the fate of slavery also played a major role.
Lincoln becomes an Abolitionist. Douglas in what became known as the Lincoln—Douglas debates. The work of reconstruction would carry on without Lincoln, but his memory would live on in the nation's imagination.
Reception[ edit ] The Los Angeles Times gave Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter a positive review, noting that "a writer who can transform the greatest figure from 19th-century American history into the star of an original vampire tale with humor, heart and bite is a rare find indeed".
Henry trains Abe to kill vampires and keeps him updated on what evil vampires need killing. Lincoln follows a slave buyer and his new slaves back to their plantation and discovers to his horror that the buyer is a vampire; the slaves are to be used not for labor but for food.
Abraham Lincoln was born in rural Kentucky into parents of low social standing and little education. During his childhood and early youth, the family would move several times, first to Indiana and later to Illinois.
Lincoln's mother, Nancy Hanks, died when Lincoln was still a boy, and the. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.
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