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Dracula, or Vlad Tepesh, is a Black Court vampire mentioned in the series but not actually appearing. He is first mentioned in Grave Peril.

Description[]

Dracula is the son of Drakul, and, though capable of moving around by daylight, a pale and weak imitation of him.[1] [2] He became a Black Court vampire in a fit of teenage rebellion towards Drakul.

In the series[]

Grave Peril[]

In Grave Peril, when Harry Dresden requests to be invited in to the Malone house by a family member, detective Rudolph accuses him to be Count Dracula, to which Dresden replies that, at last check, Drakul is still in eastern Europe.[3]

Blood Rites[]

In Blood Rites, Dracula is mentioned as the son of Drakul, and a pale and weak imitation of his father.[1] According to Bram Stoker's[Footnote 1] book,[Footnote 2] he was able to move around in daylight, and he was only staked in his coffin in the movie versions of his story.[2]

White Night[]

In White Night, Bob informs Harry Dresden that the original Drakul is a signatory of the Unseelie Accords, while his son is not.[4]

Skin Game[]

In Skin Game, Maggie Dresden and Harry Dresden refer to Black Court vampires as Draculas.[5]

Notes[]

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Blood Rites, ch. 35
  2. 2.0 2.1 Blood Rites, ch. 30
  3. Skin Game, ch. 12
  4. White Night, ch. 43
  5. Skin Game, ch. 32
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