is a vampire-- a corpse that comes to life at night and attacks people
for their blood. Dracula is based on a person called Vlad Tepes who killed
many Turkish people in the fourteen hundreds. Over a hundred savage murders
were soon found out. Vlad Tepes is from a region in Romania called Walachia.
Dracula is the master of all vampires. In one book by Bram Stoker called
Dracula his new victim search leads to England. There he pursues
two young women that go by the names Lucy Westenra and Mina Murray. In
turn he gets haunted by Mina's fiance, Jonathan Hurker, and by Abraham
Helsing, an authority on vampires. The two men finally destroy Dracula.
Vlad's nickname meant son of a devil or son of a dragon.
Transylvania is the main place of the legend Dracula. The character Dracula is based on Vlad Tepes, a prince that was hideous and that ruled in the 1400's. He lived in Walachia, a region south of Transylvania. Vlad killed many of his enemies by sticking a pole through their heart. Transylvania is located in Romania.
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