Lots of things come to mind when I hear the word Frozen. Of course being cold is something I have been. When you hunt in the woods in the middle of the winter in the Rocky Mountains, you know cold. But that’s so boring.
I have seen the Disney flick – Frozen. I will be honest I have seen every Disney cartoon ever made. I do it to torture myself – it brings back memories I’d rather not have – but Margo – my therapist – tells me that it’s in my best interest to find good in the things that bring me down. My mother introduced me to my favorite movie when I was a kid – Mulan. Yes, the whole girl turning warrior had a place in my heart – still does. But it was Mushu who stole the show back then. Dragons were my love.
But that is a totally other topic, Frozen. When I first started hunting I had to do some pretty intense hunts, you’ll see that epic journey for yourself, so this is a bit spoilierish, if you don’t want to know then I’d go away now, here I’ll give you time
During that hunt I had the opportunity to go to Dangdburgh, a small town in south Florida that was founded by vampires when the colonies were just starting out. The location was chosen specifically for the numerous caverns underneath the ground so the vampires could walk around during daylight hours. It has a rich culture and it is one of few places where the Clandestine Providence holds absolute law under the Vampire Council’s ever watchful eye.
Frozen is a nightclub owned by Johnny Rose, or if you are old school like my friends, his real name is Alistair Johnathan Rosedale – he is the only childe of Il Cane. The clubs purpose is a place for vampires to hunt freely from willing participant humans. While there are no signs that say eat me on the humans, Dangdburgh residents all know the rules – it’s only when out of towners come in that things get rough.
My first visit there was astonishing. Watching vampires feed in the open on humans who willingly tilted their heads to the side or offered up a wrist. It was like walking into a Venatori compound and seeing the blur of someone in a hurry using their speed to their advantage. I felt like I was prying into something I shouldn’t.
I hadn’t known there was an entire culture where vampires mingled with humans. Frozen was a one stop shop for vampires. I learned very quickly there were rules in that community and it was why it worked so well. Frozen was a world unto itself, I’ve been back every couple of years to meet up with my friend, but I won’t spoil the story to come.