For ages, the mankind is torn between the two races – the good and the evil. Human race sought solace in God and the evil race surrendered to dark forces – demons, vampires, witches and sorceress. The evolution of evil dates back to mythological times when asuras like ravana, hiranyaksh, mahishasur dominated the earth. To vanquish the dark forces, God incarnated on earth.
Though time has passed, dark forces are buried in debris of history. Author Bram stoker’s infamous character is one such dark force which sends shudder of fear in readers heart even today. Thirsty for human blood, the invisible count Dracula is untraceable to the human eye. This dark predator was born from imagination of writer Bram stoker and till date has been the inspiration for countless horror novels, Hollywood adaptations, plays and graphic novels. The victims of Dracula were the young girls whom he seduced with his charm and buried his heinous teeth in their neck.
Though Dracula may be a fictional character, but there is no doubt that dark forces like Dracula do exist and are invisible enough to be seen by human eye.
Dracula was inspiration for several Hollywood movie adaptations among which actor Gary oldman’s portrayal of dracula was noteworthy. The latest actor to portray Dracula is Luke Evans in 2014 movie – Dracula untold in which a knight seeks the help of a vampire to win a battle and pays a ugly price by turning himself into a vampire. After Frankenstein, Dracula is the most popular, feared literary character in world of books. To know about Dracula in detail, do read the novel – the Dracula by Bram stoker. The book is sure to give you shiver of fear. Close your windows and shut the door tightly. You may be his next victim.