Life Sentence is a short story that appears in the collection Led Astray. It is narrated by Daniel Boyd a member of the Boyd family but not of it's Cabal.
Daniel Boyd has six months to live, inoperable cancer, he believes in finding more than just a cure to cancer but a cure to mortality as well. Experiments on making someone a Vampire with no risk don't work. Eventually he finds a zombification method that has promise, he'll go to any lengths to survive, even suggesting offering up his employees as test subjects. Eventually he gets what he wanted but at a terrible price
- Daniel Boyd
- Shana Bergin
- Dr. Boros
- Dr. Albright
- Dr. Gonzales
- Wendell Boyd
- Dr. Boros' Necromancer assistant and fellow scientist
- Half Demon con man of an unknown sub type, presumed killed after attempting to scam Boyd with a fake 'living' zombie.
|Novels||Bitten, Stolen, Dime Store Magic, Industrial Magic, Haunted, Broken, No Humans Involved, Personal Demon, Living With The Dead, Waking the Witch, Spell Bound, 13|
|Anthologies||Men of the Otherworld, Tales of the Otherworld, Otherworld Nights, Otherworld Secrets, Otherworld Chills, Led Astray|
|Novellas||Savage, Ascension, Chaotic, Angelic, Counterfeit Magic, The Case of El Chupacabra, Beginnings, Bewitched, Forbidden, Hidden, Vanishing Act, The Ungrateful Dead|
|Short Stories||V Plates, The List, Chivalrous, Lucifer's Daughter, Learning Curve, Life Sentence, Twilight, Zen and the Art of Vampirism, Paranormal Romance Blues, Stalked, Rebirth, Infusion, Kitsunegari, Demonology, Birthright, The Case of the Half-Demon Spy, Expectations, Truth and Consequences, Territorial, Ghosts, Escape, Wedding Bell Hell, Adventurer, Bargain, Framed, Bamboozled, Young Bloods|