Subtraction: Book 3 of 5
Medea and Sofia were problems for each other: respectively running about half of the immortal vampyr nation under the banner of Mathematikoi or Akousmatikoi, locked in mortal combat ever since the frustrated suicide of their love, the nation's founder Zalmoxis. In cities around Europe, Medea and Sofia commanded forces reinventing slaughter in the streets.
Unfortunately for them, the mysterious threat known as The Reaper stalked vampyrs regardless of affiliation. The danger was at their backs during the June Mineriad in a tumultuous post-communist Romania, and both Medea and Sofia barely escaped the swing of the Reaper's falx, shocked to learn the threat came from a single person. They desperately agreed to a truce on the Stari Most, trying to come to terms when the Reaper almost caught them again, revealed to be Pythagoras, who they believed died centuries before. What, exactly, had he been doing all this time?