South America, 1531. Dona Gabriella is surprised by her feelings for the son of her future husband, the conquistador Hernan Torres. Russia, January 1812. Captain Armand Malachi continues his search for a legendary treasure! London, 1885. In the mansion of Lord Cavendish, Victor Thorpe faces a cruel dilemma: he stands as the only heir to Cavendish s fortune, ready to inherit… on one condition: he must drink the cup of blood that stands before him. Three lives, three incarnations of Vlad Dracul, all three engaged in the eternal struggle between two vampiric brothers!