Sunday, 14 August 2016
"I howled, once, and sank my teeth in him.
"His blood did not taste human. It was like liquor, it burned and sang within me. I dared not bite him again. Another such draught and I might lie doglike at his feet, begging him to stroke me. I willed myself human."
-Poul Anderson, Operation Chaos (New York, 1995), p. 109.
This passage struck a chord because, in the DC Universe, John Constantine, received a blood transfusion from a demon. Some of Constantine's script writers, including his creator, Alan Moore, report seeing Constantine in what we call the real world...