The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995), Tuesday 30 May 1995, page 6

Beware
New
By
The
next

of the Age astral
Monday:
cornered

party
TIM time RADFORD

BISTRITA, by

Romania,
you
are

anemic, fatigued, pale and less. Almost has everyone

list

felt

a bore at a party and feel ex hausted and with an to urge flee, just flee. You ha%'e become the victim of a New Age astral

such a condition, for instance at cocktail parties, when cornered by a dominating bore.

"However,"
the victim

he

said,

begin

vampire
ciotis

feeding
fluid.

on

your

prc

bodily

The first World Dractila Con gress is a bizarre assembly of scholars, vampire fans and Ro manian tourist chiefs which has been careering round the Roma nian countryside.
It took a step deeper into the supernatural in Bistrita, Tran where sylvania Brain Stok
— —

loss and a energy argy begins to creep over you and depression sets in, your persistent and usually unaware commences to make remarkable gain in energy. The voice sharpens, the eyes sparkle, the gestures become more energetic.
a

"as you to suffer certain leth

companion

Tb« Guardian

novel Dracula as opens Vincent Hillyer, of Los Banos, California, took the stage. Mr Hillyer has offered $10,000 for anyone who can bring him a

er's

vampire.
dow
a

He also plans chair of the arcane University of California.

to

en

at the

He does not, he told Dracula scholars, believe real vampires necessarily stalk the land. But there are plenty of astral ones,
j

Within everybody is another, astral body, weighing perhaps
a loose collection or ounces, molecules that can pass through walls. Sometimes when the body dies the astral body re fuses to pass on. It slips out at night, enters sleeping people, and sets about its awful work.

two

Mr cious

Hillyer said: "This rapa psychic leech rapidly ab

sorbs its victim's red blood cells and returns with its crimson treasure to nourish its body in the grave. It is trying to stave off the corpse's corruption

by

delaying the proccss

of decay."
left
list

The vampire's victim is anemic, fatigued, pale and

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