"Most of this Court is made up of pagans. Myself and the Queen are Asatru, and most of the other members have sort of gone towards that path as well. It's a way for us to get closer with our friends and our family. That's what Sumbel's about." The Houston Vampire Court was kind enough to invite us to witness their Sumbel
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. PHOTOS BY MAX BURKHALTER.