Vampire stories are at a peek in popularity among readers. Tales of vampires living in the midst of humans have existed for centuries. Readers can judge the truth in these tales as they follow one story of a suspected vampire that allegedly really happened in the 1700s in Serbia. Facts, lore, and legends are all presented, encouraging further reading and discussion. Specifically discusses the case of Arnold Paole, an eighteenth century man from Serbia who was allegedly a vampire and whose vampirism is responsible for a famous Austrian report written by Johannes Fluckinger.