In 1462, Vlad the Impaler returns from a victory in his campaign against the Ottoman Empire to find his wife Elisabeta committed suicide after his enemies falsely reported his death. A priest tells him that his wife's soul is damned to Hell for committing suicide. Enraged, Vlad desecrates the chapel and renounces God, declaring he will rise from the grave to avenge Elisabeta with all the powers of darkness. He then drives his sword into the chapel's stone cross and drinks blood that pours from it, becoming a vampire.
In 1992 gangster Jonathan Harker takes the Transylvanian Count Dracula as a arms dealer from his superior R.M. Renfield, wh...read more