Kindred: The Embraced

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Kindred: The Embraced, the Show We Lost too Soon

Before there was Buffy the Vampire Slayer, before Angel, before True Blood, before the Vampire Diaries (or The Originals), and yes, before Twilight, there was a little known mainstream television show developed by Aaron Spelling and John Leekley that was painfully short-lived. A total of only 8 episodes saw the light of our T.V. sets. In April of 1996 the show had its debut performance. That show was Kindred: The Embraced.

Very loosely based on the White Wolf RPG game “Vampire, The Masquerade”, the series focuses on the “Prince of the City” Julian Luna, a leader of five clans of vampires that survive through disguising themselves as humans and living by a strict set of laws designed to protect their true nature from being discovered. They call it ” the masquerade”.

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