Free visual novel for Windows
Vampire Slave is a free, downloadable Yaoi visual novel for Windows from developer Y Press Games. This is the first of four chapters and ends with a tense cliff-hanger; you'll definitely want to read the next chapters.
Although the developer's page describes Vampire Slave as a game, it is, in fact, a straightforward graphic novel. There are no choices for you that affect the story; you simply go along for the ride in this riveting tale. For other gothic, horror visual novels, you can check out Fran Bow and Eyes - The Horror Game.
Thalos is the world's most ancient vampire who’s sent on a mission to convert a terminally ill young man into a vampire and give him eternal life. However, a misunderstanding leads him to infect Dusty, the young, handsome future leader of an ancient organization of vampire hunters.
A complex web of power politics and forbidden passions ensues. Although there are no explicit scenes in Vampire Slave, there are some very suggestive scenarios, so it's not suitable for minors.
Due to the unexpected joining of Thalos and Dusty, the worlds of the vampires and their arch enemies, the Jagerin organization, appear to be inextricably linked. However, it only succeeds in intensifying the battle between them.
There's a complex cast of characters, mainly consisting of those who want to rescue Dusty from Thalos' ideological and physical clutches. The various characters each have their own history and agenda, including Luka, the president of Thalos' university, who aims to broker a treaty between the vampires and the vampire hunters.
Read Out Loud
Despite being a visual novel, the developer has considerately included a read-aloud option. Therefore, whether it's through necessity or preference, you can simply have the graphic novel read to you as you click through the scenes.
Although Vampire Slave is a Yaoi visual novel with a homoerotic undercurrent, it's so well made that anyone can enjoy it for the fascinating story it is. However, there's nothing explicit here, but there are various suggestive scenes, so this isn’t suitable for younger readers.