This is the first book club review for Sakuga City, we will be reviewing Fevre Dream by George R.R. Martin. Please feel free to post your thoughts concerning this novel, here is a short synopsis: Written in 1982, Fevre Dream is a period vampire novel written in the peak of the riverboat era on the Mississippi river. Abner Marsh, a riverboat captain, is approached by an exceedingly wealthy aristocrat with what appears to be a far fetched offer. The icy winter of 1857 wiped out all but one of Marsh's already rickety boats leaving his company with one old riverboat that is well past her prime. Joshua York, an unforgettable man, who seems not to concern himself with Marsh's misfortune. York's reasons for traveling the Mississippi river are his own and he sets bizarre stipulations to Marsh in exchange for half of his business and a large new riverboat. Marsh appears unaware of what he has agreed to until after his journey begins with York and his unusual friends, and their eccentric behavior begins to magnify and disrupt business on the water for Marsh and he begins to wonder and question what he really signed up for.