Encyclopedia of Vampire Mythology

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TAXIM

A vampiric REVENANT said to exist throughout Eastern Europe, the taxim is a plague-spreading animated corpse fueled only by its desire to enact revenge. The taxim seeks out those who caused it great distress in life, and nothing short of achieving its goal will stop it.
Source: Bunson, Encyclopedia of Vampires, 252
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