Slake wanted to turn Anne Rice into a vampire. He wanted new recruits and to make San Francisco the home of his new nightstalker gang. Then he and his gang would have started to kill as many people as possible.
When Anji Kapoor visited New Orleans together with the Eighth Doctor, the Doctor told Anji that any real vampires would shun New Orleans. They would not have enough privacy there. In New Orleans there were vampire tours and Anne Rice's vampire novels took place there.
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Anne Rice's Theatre des Vampires was also mentioned in the novel Possum Kingdom, as well as the names Armand and Lestat, which were the names of two vampires in Anne Rice's novel series The Vampire Chronicles. However Anne Rice's name wasn't mentioned in the novel.