Ku Klux Klan activity picks up with meetings at Lake Ralphine in Santa Rosa and on Petaluma Hill Rd;white robes and burning crosses included; activity diminishes by Stand on the tape. Even if you manage to kill an immortal a tricky business to begin with, only possible at certain times the next host of that power will become more and more like the mantle, seeming to reincarnate the previous host. Great bloody postwar political football, that was. In the first novel, Vlad even claims that someone might be assassinated as a warning to back off, though this level of cheapness is not carried over into subsequent novels. Then they start to pulse, the rate of traffic threatening to overload your simulation.