Before Cirque Du Freak Before the war with the vampaneze Before he was a vampire Larten Crepsley was a boy. As a child laborer many centuries ago. Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Gr This adventure story traces the early life Book 1 of 4 in The Saga of Larten Crepsley (4 Book Series) . Darren O’Shaughnessy who commonly writes under the pen name Darren Shan, is an Irish author. Darren Shan is the main character in O’Shaughnessy’s The Saga of Darren Then came The Saga of Larten Crepsley which is a prequel to The Saga of Darren Shan. He has most recently finished a 12 novel series “Zom- B”.

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Defying his destiny, Darren drags himself and Steve into a river, where both drown and end up in the Lake of Souls.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Some time later, having been unable to overcome his urges and resolving to commit suicide, he was found by Paris Skyle, who made the sacrifice ths turning him from a vampaneze into a vampire. A minor character who at first sight is mistaken by Darren to be Annie’s son.

He also killed Mr Tall by shooting him in the abdomen in Lord of the Shadows. He helps Annie Shan with many jobs.

Rudi also means famous wolf. Although like most Princes, his rank is testament to his combat prowess, Arrow is not unintelligent; it is he who suggests setting a challenge for Darren to clear Larten Crepsley’s name.

He comes back later in the book, however, having ultimately switched sides, attacking Gannen in an attempt to save Vancha, accusing the vampaneze of being evil. In book 12 Sons of Destinyit is revealed that Shancus’ murder had a laretn effect on R. As they flee, they come across a group of Vampaneze Kurda has smuggled into the mountain, intending to take it by force, in the hope his people would be spared from the rise of the Lord of the Vampaneze, who has finally appeared.


Share your thoughts with other customers. He is the oldest living vampire by the end of the series, at over years old. Tiny mentioned him leading his people or kind. He actually did not be a little person. After a time skip of several years, Darren returns to find that Evra has fallen in cresley with another freak named Merla who throws her ears like boomerangs and has three children, Shancus who was named after Darren, was the oldest, and considered Darren his godfather even though he wasn’tUrcha he always felt different because he was the only one without the snake skin and Lilia the smallest.

In Sons of Destiny, Evanna reveals Mr Tiny influenced his work, eventually leading to the creation of the dragons from a combination of dinosaur cells. Shan tweaked and slightly expanded it ten years later, and it was released as a book by the publishing group BarringtonStoke with illustrations by Zack McLaughlin.

A Cirque performer with the ability to stretch himself into all sorts of shapes. During the battle, Gannen stabs and wounds Vancha, shortly before being attacked and knocked unconscious by R.

In the saga of Larten Crepsley Truska is mentioned as being a fish like creature covered in long hair called a skelk and is the bride of another skelk, Velap, in the book.

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In the Lord of the Shadows, Darren is informed of her death, and it is suspected that Steve may have been involved. The name Harkat Mulds is actually an anagram of the name Kurda Smahlt shown by the teeth of the panther, as revealed in The Lake of Souls.

When he has Debbie prisoner, although Steve instructs him to murder her, R. He died believing he had killed the Lord of the Vampaneze, but in reality he had only killed an imposter; the real Lord was Steve himself. He has six toes, webbed feet, carries a heart shaped watch, and has six cat-like claws on each foot.


A vampire General, invested to become a Prince. However this was denied by Darren Shan, as a question asked by a fan at the Darren Shan message boards, Questions for Shan section. The original screenplay was written by Brian Helgeland but rewritten entirely by Paul Weitz.

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Hell’s Horizon followed in Marchand the third in the trilogy, City of the Snakes in March but this time under the name of Darren Shan. He is not yet the Lord of the Vampaneze in the film but Mr. He believes Darren is his godfather, because he was named after him. Often used as a fake climax to the shows, only to be tricked by Evra Von’s snake.

Darius then leads Darren to his home, which was also Darren’s before he became a half-vampire. As Steve the loser, lies dying and despairing over his cruel manipulation, Darren takes advantage of Steve’s belief Darren made a deal with Mr.

Steve leaves with his fellow vampaneze, with Gannen Harst knocking Darren out before he can alert his allies.

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Crepsley initially agrees, but changes his mind after tasting his blood, which he accuses of being evil. A local boy that Darren and Evra became friends with when they stopped for a show in book two.

There were twelve books in total. Darren is then sent back in time to the Cirque du Freak the night he went with Steve so that after the show, he scares off his past self when Steve is trying crepdley make a deal with Larten Crepsley, so he never embarks on his dark path.