Kindred: The Embraced (1996– )

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Series based on the White Wolf role-playing game, Vampire: the Masquerade. Julian Luna, the undead Prince of the City, leads the Vampire Clans as he falls in love with Caitlin, a human reporter.

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 Lillie Langtry (8 episodes, 1996)
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 Sonny Toussaint (8 episodes, 1996)
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 Archon Raine (8 episodes, 1996)
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 Sasha (8 episodes, 1996)
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 Cash (8 episodes, 1996)
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 Daedalus (8 episodes, 1996)
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 Julian Luna (8 episodes, 1996)
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 Det. Frank Kohanek (7 episodes, 1996)
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 Caitlin Byrne (7 episodes, 1996)
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 Eddie Fiori (6 episodes, 1996)
Kimberly Campbell ...
 Waitress (4 episodes, 1996)
Richard Danielson ...
 Billy (3 episodes, 1996)
Peter Anthony Rocca ...
 Bate (3 episodes, 1996)
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 Lieutenant Kwan (2 episodes, 1996)
Kimberly Hooper ...
 Lorraina (2 episodes, 1996)
Lisa Butler ...
 Floor Manager (2 episodes, 1996)
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Julian Luna, prince of several disparate vampire, or kindred, clans in San Francisco, has his job cut out for him as he must try to keep a tenuous peace among them while not being afraid to apply ruthless justice against those who would break kindred rules. Infractions that merit "final death" include the taking of human life and changing humans into vampires who have not volunteered for the transformation. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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Kindred: The Embraced is based on the Vampire: The Masquerade role-playing game which was created by Mark Rein·Hagen as the first of several Storytelling System games for its World of Darkness setting line. See more »

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The sign out front of Lily's nightclub changes from The Haven to Haven in different shots. See more »

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One of the best shows ever
9 January 1999 | by (Oakland, California) – See all my reviews

This show portrays five clans of "Kindred"--vampires--living in San Francisco. Unlike most other vampire shows, however, the vampires are not seen as evil or unnatural. Julian Luna, the vampire prince, demonstrates the epic nobility of a King Arthur. The premier episode is unfortunately the low point of the series; if it wasn't so easy to get lost, I'd recommend skipping over it entirely and starting with the episode "Prince of the City." This is very much a love-it-or-hate-it kind of show; it's very loosely based on the role playing game Vampire: The Masquerade, and many players hate it for being so different from that game, but if you can watch it without expectations from Vampire (and without giving up after hearing some of the hideous dialogue in the premier episode), you'll find it one of the most compelling shows ever.


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