Nicky Straw — Character
|Date of Birth||unknown|
|Books appeared in||"The Sacred Fire" (1989) — Dreams Underfoot|
hunter of soul-sucking vampires
Books and Stories this Character Appears In Edit
- "The Sacred Fire" (1989) — Dreams Underfoot
Defining Description or Bio Edit
Nicky Straw is a vampire hunter—a hunter of vampire=like beings that feed oof the sacred fire in living humans. He has been since his family was murdered by them. He hides in the shadows like they do. He plays the part of a drunken bum while he lays in wait for them.
Personality and CharacterEdit
Nicky is a lonely and desperate man with on one he can confide in as to what he does. No one to believe him. He is near his end.
Residence Location Edit
History / Background Edit
Connections (characters, places) Edit
|Luann Somerson||human woman||feeds & clothes him||he tells her he hunts vampire-like soul suckers|
|evil spirits||soul-sucking vampires||Nicky hunts them||they killed his family|
|Tombs||slum||Luann found him there||resting between battles with evil spirits|
|Fitzhenry Park||grand park||Luann lives across the street||symbolically far from where Nicky is now in life|
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Events in the Series (spoilery area) Edit
Luann Somerson helps Nicky Straw—she gives him a meal, clothes and a chance to cleanup. After dinner he tells her he hunts vampire-like soul eaters that he calls "Freaks"— all while he remembers the deaths of his daughter and wife in his memory. He's been hunting them since. Luann is scared by his story so Nicky leaves. One of the Freaks comes after Luann, Nicky returns in time to kill it. The cops come and put Kicky in jail where he is murdered by the Freaks leaving the cops baffled—and Luann a believer as well as their new target.
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