Amazing 198311
Author Harry Turtledove, as Eric G. Iverson
First Appearance Amazing Science Fiction
Reprinted No
Collected No
Genre(s) Fantasy
Publication date November 1983

"Traditions" is a short fantasy story by Harry Turtledove originally published in the November 1983 issue of Amazing Science Fiction under his Eric Iverson pseudonym.

It tells the story of Manes, thirteenth Count of Sirmion and his efforts to end the family tradition of being killed by vampires. Following the death of his father, Constans, Manes and the minstrel Valerian go in search of the vampire to kill it and end the tradition.