Carmilla

by

Sheridan Le Fanu

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A descendant of the hero who vanquished vampires from the region around the ruined Karnstein estate. He is a strange looking man: tall, narrow-chested, and stooping, with long hair and a pair of gold glasses. He helps Laura’s father and General Spielsdorf locate Carmilla’s tomb and defeat the vampire. He stays with Laura and her father for a few weeks after Carmilla’s defeat and explains that his ancestor dedicated his life to tracking and understanding the vampire.
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Chapter 15
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...hat and gold spectacles. The General is pleased to see him, introducing him as the Baron Vordenburg. The Baron quickly draws up a floor plan of the chapel and begins measuring... (full context)
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The General thanks the Baron for his help, telling him that he has saved the region from the plague of... (full context)
Chapter 16
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Laura comments on Baron Vordenburg, who devoted his life to the investigation of the vampire and collected all the... (full context)
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After Carmilla was defeated, Baron Vordenburg stayed with Laura and her father for a few weeks. Laura’s father recounted the... (full context)
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The Baron further reveals that vampires come into existence when a person commits suicide, and the people... (full context)