Birth of a Killer (The Saga of Larten Crepsley)
Title: Birth of a Killer (The Saga of Larten Crepsley)
Author: Darren Shan
HORROR TEEN SHAN
When his cousin is murdered at the factory where they both work as child laborers, young Larten Crepsley commits a horrific act and must live on the run until he meets a vampire named Seba Nile who offers him protection and training as a vampire’s assistant.
The highly anticipated prequel to the New York Times bestselling Cirque Du Freak series!
Before Cirque Du Freak…
Before the war with the vampaneze…
Before he was a vampire.
Larten Crepsley was a boy.
As a child laborer many centuries ago, Larten Crepsley did his job well and without complaint, until the day the foreman killed his brother as an example to the other children.
In that moment, young Larten flies into a rage that the foreman wouldn’t survive. Forced on the run, he sleeps in crypts and eats cobwebs to get by. And when a vampire named Seba offers him protection and training as a vampire’s assistant, Larten takes it.
This is his story.