Vlad Draculea Picture

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We all know him, or at least we think we do. For those of us who think we know, we are dreadfully wrong, and for those of us, who are closer to the truth, have only uncovered the tip of the iceberg.

He is the Dark Prince, as He is fearfully known among Mortals, Vampires and the rest of the supernatural community. He is Vlad III the Impaler, Vlad Tsepesh, Vladisaus Basarab Draculea III Voivode of Wallachaia, The Kazilki Bey(The Impaler Prince), Drakuyla, or simply Dracula.

He is NOT some Count of Transylvania, nor is He a sensual and seductive creature of the Night. He is far from being a bloodthirsty, mindless predator, and He is NOT The King of Vampires, nor the First, among his Kind. He is among the Most Feared of his Kind. Because He has consumed the Essence of several Older Vampires, He is much more powerful than most Vampires his Age. He is mainly feared, for his efficiency as a Killer, and His near-unkillable state of existence.

He is the Father of both the Corvinus and Florescu Dhampyr Bloodlines, Their Progenitors, Alyukard Corvinus and Saschya Florescu, are the eldest Son and Daughter of Dracula, after He became a Full-Fledged Vampire. In the Saga Universe, Dracula, was born a Dhampyr; His Father Vlad II Dracul, was born a Vampire, and Vlad III was born a Dhampyr; since his Mother, was a Mortal Woman.

Because of being a Dhampyr, Dracula was known for being remarkably hard to kill for a Man. Many time His enemies struck and tried to cut him down, and Many times, He rose back up and slew his enemies. The stories of him Impaling thousands upon iron spikes and butchering them, was no mere exaggeration. He did so, in order to bring order and civility, to his country, and to show his enemies, that He was not messing around and the seriousness of what He sought to do.

His death, as a Dhampyr, was misleading; propaganda created by his enemies, to make their accomplishment of slaying him, as a Dhampyr, more amazing and incredible. He was slain by someone He trusted, backstabbed literally during combat, and died later of blood loss.

Because of the resourcefulness of one of his aides, He was able to rise later as a full-fledged Vampire, and in time, took down his enemies; who believed him to be dead(They decapitated a Vlad look-a-like, a standard stand-in for Men in Power, and a very common tactic; and presented the look-a-like's head to the Sultan in Istanbul, who declared that Vlad was dead.)

Though He is known as the Impaler, Dracula was and still is proficient with various types of weapons. Among his preferences, is the Spear(for obvious reasons), The Flail, The Axe, and The Sword. In the course of his existence, which has spanned two millennia, Dracula has traveled far and wide, and has mastered various fighting styles and such, among various other disciplines, and has acquire vast amounts of money and resources.

Like Many smart Elders and Ancients, Dracula has adapted to the changing centuries, and has done much to keep himself occupied. He has changed with the fashions and the trends, and the cultures and mannerisms, and has become acquainted with all forms of technology and modernization; in order to stave off the madness that comes with such a long existence.

Because of the length and breadth of his Undead Existence, He has witnessed many great and wonderful things, and many atrocities as well. In the 31st Century of the Saga and in the times before that, after the Great Awakening in 2012; Vlad has been a prominent lecturer and scholar of the changing times, and a philosophical debater, over the greater and endangering actions of Humans.

Call Him a Monster, if you dare; but look into the Mirror, and You'll realize, that you're not any different than He is.


Yes, there is a reason why I decided to portray Dracula as a Vampire; kinda part of the whole pop-culture mythology. With that stated, I even went as far as reimagining and illustrating him differently, than all of those interpretation of Him.

I was just sick and tired of all the non-sensical bullshit that pop-culture had piled onto one of History's Most Murderous Rulers/National Hero and Vampires; with the whole "Fear Me, I'm a Creature of the Night, with oversized gentialia and physical propotions, and an undeniable sex-drive; Fear Me!!" and "Oh, I'm a tortured Undead Soul, who is slightly or highly androgynous and enjoys wearing lace, and listening to Bauhaus, and being excessive Emo."

I said screw that, and went with what I felt, was a more visceral interpretation of Dracula, and his Kind.

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