Historically speaking, the health of an empire can be linked to the state of it's roads. Just ask the Romans about that.
In 1119 A.D., a group of nine crusaders became known as the Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon--a militant order charged with protecting pilgrims and caravans traveling on the roads to and from the Holy Land. In time, these crusaders would grow in power and become the Knights Templar. In time, the order would be laid low. However, a small offshoot of the Templars would return to the order's original mission: to defend the roads of the world and guard those who travel on them.
Theirs is a secret line of knights: big riggers, bikers, taxi hacks, state troopers, bus drivers--any of the folks who live and work on the asphalt arteries of America. They call themselves the Brotherhood of the Wheel, and they wage a bloody and secretive war against those that lurk in shadows.
Possessed biker gangs, Black Eyed Kids, supernatural serial killers, coyotes smuggling people across the border and taking their money, dirty cops, big rig pirates.....the roads are a scary and dangerous place and the only thing standing between you and a missing person report is one of the members of this secretive order
James "Jimmy" Green
"If there's something wrong in the world and you got the power to do something, it's your responsibility to do something"
Quincy "Q" Blackgate
"For magic to work, you need to have faith in something. Me? I have faith in how badass I am"
I was actually kicking around the idea of a character who can make perfect and independent duplicates of himself at will. One guy with lots of acrobatics and hand-to-hand experience who can make dozens of himself? Seems plenty useful to me
Oh I agree. The body shouldn't go that long but we also got to take into account that we aren't dealing with a human being with human limits. I wouldn't call it far fetched to say a vampire could go longer without feeding. Maybe make it an even 3 months rather then 3 weeks and the character has even longer to find an appropriate target to feed on
Eh, minor details that can be worked out. A human being alone can go 3 weeks without food. Ample time to find suitable candidates I would say given that at the time London had a population of several million people. In regards to vampires discerning people I seem to recall a few tidbits of lore of vampires being able to read minds. Even if they can't, they got at least 3 weeks to find an appropriate target to kill based on just investigation alone.
@Clever Hans Fair enough points. What if the vampire was tweaked so that he could operate in sunlight but was merely weakened by the sunlight in that he has to wear shaded spectacles to see properly? Certainly eliminates a majority of issues then