Eldritch Palmer is a millionaire as well as the owner and founder of Stoneheart corporation. Palmer is a dying man that is willing to do anything to gain immortality, including betraying the human race to an evil Vampire King known as "The Master". He plans on allowing the human race to be turned into undead monsters for a spot at The Master's side for eternity. Palmer serves as one of the main antagonists of Guillermo Del Toro's tv series The Strain as well as the novel of the same name.