“Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tales of the Slayer” book series is a collection of prose short stories from top genre writers which feature the battles of Slayers both past and present.
As long as there were vampires, there was a Slayer, usually called in their teens. Vampires always existed, that’s why into every generation a Slayer is born. The Chosen One leads a brief life full of conflict and doom. Each Slayer must face a terrifying trial: the Tento di Cruciamentum. This time-honored, albeit cruel, rite of passage forces each Watcher to drain the Slayer of all their physical powers and then send them to vanquish a powerful vampire using only their wits. The book series tells of past Slayers in various times and places. Each has a personal history, a shared moral code, and a commitment to conquer evil, regardless of the cost. The Slayers’ lives are short, and not very sweet. The Watchers’ Journals are full of their tales – their battles, their triumphs, and ultimately, their successors. They can be narrated for a long time, but we are not going to be taught a whole chronology of vampire slayers. We are going to follow the our time Chosen One.
18-year-girl Buffy Summers is the latest in a long line of women warriors stretching back to the dawn of humankind. When Buffy Summers underwent her Cruciamentum, she managed to defeat Kralik, a vampire who had been committed to a sanitarium as a human for torturing and murdering more than a dozen young women before he was turned. Buffy has always held an irreverent attitude toward her calling, but ultimately she understands the ramifications of her destiny and is prepared to die to protect the world from Evil. In fact, she has died. Twice.
One girl in all the world, to find the vampires where they gather and to stop the spread of their evil… don’t miss the storyline of the brave girl protecting humankind from evil creatures who don’t know any boundaries in their violence.