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"In a situation like that, I can become either a superhero or a supervillain, but considering that the world is too much for me and taking over this country would be a good deed in my case, I guess the second option is out." - Michal

Michal Skotnicki is an ordinary college student from Warsaw. Well, he was until one night he ended up, conveniently drunk, in the crossfire between a vampire and a group of vampire hunters. Somehow, vampire blood he ingested accidentally gave him limited vampire powers - hypnosis, enhanced strength, speed and agility and heightened senses. Apart from that, he's still trying to forget about his ex-girlfriend, Wiolka and lead a normal day-to-day life.


  • Caffeine Bullet Time - that's how Michal describes his super-speed.
    To you, the world slows down. To the world, you're moving hella fast like something just bit you on the ass.
  • Deadpan Snarker - Michal and Wiolka.
    Michal: "Yes, I see it, but I still can't believe it! Wanna slap me again?"
    Wiolka: "Good idea, but I think I'll pass."
  • First-Person Smartass - Michal. His metaphors vary from tasteless to hilarious.
  • Idiot Hero - subverted with Michal. He's pretty smart, but nevertheless a Fearless Fool who gets In Harm's Way to protect girls (not only Wiolka) and still needs some things to be pointed out to him at times.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold - Michal. While dropping by to his ex-girlfriend's flat in the middle of the night (through a third-story window no less) and hypnotizing her into having sex with him is very unpleasant, he actually cares about her.
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  • Kavorka Man - Michal. Mind control works wonders.
  • Moe - subverted with Wiolka. Michal sees her as one, but her personality is, well, far from it.
  • Our Vampires Are Different - lampshaded in a conversation between Michal and Wiolka.
    Wiolka: "I guess it was like in Masquerade."
    Michal: "It couldn't have been like in a stupid game!"
  • Our Werewolves Are Different - Adrian, Wiolka's new boyfriend.
    • Chekhov's Gun - it's hinted when Michal calls him "a mousy ITiot she calls "her werewolf"."
  • Shout-Out - mainly to Vampire: The Masquerade: Michal's supernatural abilities are clearly based on the Disciplines of Brujah clan (Celerity, Potence, Presence). Author's favorite one.
  • Slap-Slap-Kiss - Michal gets slapped in the face by Wiolka, but then hugs her when she cools down a bit:
    "What for?!" I asked, shocked.
    "That for." she pointed to her neck.
  • Write Who You Know - Michal is based on Not-So-Badass Longcoat, and Wiolka on his friend Blue Oni.
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  • Horny Devils - Majka, the succubus.


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