Left out of ‘Scary Stories for Zombies’ is any explanation of how zombies type. Or maintain a publishing industry. This is intentional, because I haven’t a clue, either. :offering tray: Canape?
With regard to ‘All That The Market Has Borne:’ look, it’s just market forces at work. You have a valuable product that can be produced by multiple sources, thus making it difficult for even a cartel to form; and the production values are both high and restrictive, so strip-mining the resource isn’t going to work. That pretty much means high wages for the specialist laborers who have the most critical role in the enterprise. Straightforward, really.
I don’t know what the ‘daywalkers’ need the stuff for, honestly. Probably a dietary aid. You don’t see very many fat vampires, right*?
*The only one that I can think of off the top of my hat is that one dude from Blade. …And now I gotta watch the opening to that movie again.
Would ‘Okay, So It Was ALSO A Pickup Line’ work in real life? …No? Look, sorry, I was never exactly what you’d call good at picking up girls. My wife almost had to hit me in the head with a club before I realized that she was interested in me. So I wouldn’t use this site as a font of dating wisdom, sorry.
I imagine that being around Mad Scientists – even the ethical ones – might be many things; but it would never be really what you’d call restful, right? Too many things smoking or about to blow up or just had blown up and so forth. Not exactly what one would call a sedate afternoon.