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The Stuff of Dreams is the fifth book in the Vampire Hunter series

Plot Summary[]

D goes to a thriving town where, in the past ages, mortals and the Nobility lived together peacefully. The 17-year-old beauty Sybille Schmitz has been sleeping there for 30 years since being bitten by a Noble, neither waking nor aging. It is dreams of her dancing in a ghostly chateau bathed in blue light that lure D there, where the entire town has already dreamt of this handsome dhampir.

There are a number of folks who feel that by awakening the sleeping woman, the Vampire Hunter will destroy their peaceful world, and they would gladly kill D to prevent that. After all, their village produces 20 times as much food as they need, and the exporting of that bounty has made them quite comfortable. And the murderous Bio Brothers, Harold and Duncan, are called in to see to the disposal of the cursed half-breed D.

The Stuff of Dreams
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English Title Vampire Hunter D: The Stuff of Dreams
Original title Vampire Hunter 5: The Stuff of Dreams "D"
Japanese 吸血鬼ハンター5 夢なりし"D" (Banpaia Hantā 5: Yumenarishi "D")
Author Hideyuki Kikuchi
Illustrator Yoshitaka Amano
Translator Kevin Leahy
English Publication Data
Publication date October 13, 2006
Published by DH Press, DMP Books
Pages 172
ISBN ISBN 1-59582-094-9
Japanese Publication Data
Publication date December 25, 1986
January 7, 2008
Published by Asahi Sonorama
ISBN ISBN 4-257-76361-2
ISBN 978-4-02-265504-2
Publication Order
English Volume 5
Japanese Vampire Hunter 5
Preceded by
Tale of the Dead Town
Followed by
Pilgrimage of the Sacred and Profane

Main Characters[]

Antagonists[]

Other Characters[]

  • Maggie the Almighty (travelling merchant)
  • Dr. Allen (director of the hospital in the village where Sybille Schmitz sleeps
  • Ai-Ling (villager in the village where Sybille Schmitz sleeps)
  • Stanley Clements (head of the vigilante committee in the village where Sybille Schmitz sleeps)
  • Kane (villager in the village where Sybille Schmitz sleeps)
  • Nan Lander (villager in the village where Sybille Schmitz sleeps)
  • Bates (sheriff's deputy in the village where Sybille Schmitz sleeps)
  • Old Mrs. Sheldon (120 year old inhabitant in the village where Sybille Schmitz sleeps)
  • Weapons Broker
  • Belle Coldite (criminal)
  • Maddox Ho (criminal)
  • Alexis Piper (criminal)

Beastiary[]

Technology[]

Locations[]

Adaptations[]

  • Audio Drama - Description.
  • Manga - Description.

Cover Gallery[]

Trivia[]

Trivia pertaining to this volume.

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