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31st May '16 1:26:13 AM CASCHero
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* RaiseFromYourGrave: Mara in the first film when Radu comes to claim her. Just as he arrives, she's finished her transformation and climbing out of her grave.

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* RaiseFromYourGrave: RiseFromYourGrave: Mara in the first film when film. Radu comes drains her enough to claim kill and the locals bury her. Just as he arrives, she's finished Later that night Radu soon arrives at her transformation grave and climbing wills her to climb out of it, showcasing her grave.newly vamped form in the process.
31st May '16 1:22:40 AM CASCHero
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* RaiseFromYourGrave: Mara in the first film when Radu comes to claim her. Just as he arrives, she's finished her transformation and climbing out of her grave.
11th Mar '16 12:04:33 AM TheNerevarine
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* AristocratsAreEvil: The vampire Ash, one of Radu's previous fledglings, portrays himself as a sophisticated aristicrat who enjoys the finer things in life.

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* AristocratsAreEvil: The vampire Ash, one of Radu's previous fledglings, portrays himself as a sophisticated aristicrat aristocrat who enjoys the finer things in life.
5th Jan '16 11:24:52 AM TheGingerArtist
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* VillainousCrush: Radu for Michelle. He seeks her affection, and would [[spoiler: even kill his beloved mother to prove his love for her.]]
4th Jul '14 11:18:34 AM PersonalPOV
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* CultClassic: The films are regarded as cult classic in some circles for filming in Romania and establishing the proper creepy atmosphere that is often found lacking in vampire films.



* TheOtherDarrin: Michelle is played by Laura Tate in the first film and by Denice Duff in the following movies.
5th Apr '14 12:49:02 PM seekquaze1
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* CultClassic: The films are regarded as cult classic in some circles for filming in Romania and establishing the proper creepy atmosphere that is often found lacking in vampire films.
5th Apr '14 12:47:37 PM seekquaze1
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* AristocratsAreEvil: The vampire Ash, one of Radu's previous fledglings, portrays himself as a sophisticated aristicrat who enjoys the finer things in life.



* CainAndAbel: Radu and his half-vampire brother Stephan from the first film.



* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: Michelle will sure live forever, but she's a vampire so she will have to quell her killer instincts, her sister and friends are dead, she is vulnerable to sunlight and she's all alone in a foreign country with nary a way of going back to the US]].

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* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: Michelle will sure live forever, but she's a vampire so she will have to quell her killer instincts, her sister and friends are dead, she is vulnerable to sunlight and she's all alone in a foreign country with nary a way of going back to the US]].US. At least she has the bloodstone to feed upon instead of mortals and Radu is confirmed to be dead]].



* EvilerThanThou: Radu is regarded as an insane monster even by other evil vampires. Whereas Ash and his vampires maintain a semblance of humanity more like the sophisticated Bela Lugosi type vampires Radu is a horror right out of the Dark Ages.



* IHateYouVampireDad: All of the vampires try to kill the ones who made them. Radu killed his father. Michelle tries to kill him. Ash wishes to kill Radu. Zachery killed his sire and wants to kill Ash for making her.
* IJustWantToBeLoved: Radu's apparent motivation for many of his vile actions is to gain Michelle's love.



* NegativeContinuity: The vampires' ability to walk in the sunlight appears only in the first movie.

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* NegativeContinuity: The vampires' ability to walk in the sunlight appears only in the first movie. The backstory on how Radu was sired changes a couple of times throughout the films.


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**Radu himself thanks to his mixed heritage though he is always referred to as a vampire. He can create the miniture subspecies creatures from drops of his blood and return from deaths that would kill regular vampires. At the same time he is vulnerable to all of the conventional vampire weaknesses.


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* PsychopathicManchild: Radu is prone to throwing tantrums when things do not go his way and often seeks the approval of his mother or Michelle like a little kid.


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* VampiresAreRich: Radu inherits a fortune in treasure upon killing his father and his other fledgling Ash has built another fortune in Budapest over the centuries.
* VampireMonarch: Radu's father was the vampire king for the local vampires around Romania and forbid the killing of humans. He banished Radu for refusing to obey this edict. The opening of the first film has the king old and dying with Radu returning to finish him off.
* VampiresOwnNightClubs: Ash own some sort of night club which is where a lot of his income comes from.
14th Dec '13 3:59:43 AM Dutchtica
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* KilledOffForReal: It seems like every movie tries to kill off Radu in a horrible fashion. He got impaled on a tree, set on fire (due to the sun) and ''still'' lived, until the direct sequel.

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* KilledOffForReal: It seems like every movie tries to kill off Radu in a horrible fashion. He got impaled on a tree, set on fire (due to the sun) and ''still'' lived, fashion but it didn't stick until the direct sequel.fourth film.
14th Dec '13 3:55:50 AM Dutchtica
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* ActionGirl: Michelle's pretty badass in the first movie.
** FauxActionGirl / {{Chickification}}: Except in the next three movies she's usually reduced to a whimpering mess.


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* KilledOffForReal: It seems like every movie tries to kill off Radu in a horrible fashion. He got impaled on a tree, set on fire (due to the sun) and ''still'' lived, until the direct sequel.


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* LosingYourHead: Radu in part 2.
14th Dec '13 3:38:20 AM Dutchtica
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* FullyAbsorbedFinale: The Vampire Journals TV series got it's ending in Subspecies IV.
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