Raven travels to France to fulfill her destiny as Queen of the Vampires only to discover her family was slaughtered while asleep in their crypt by Vlad Tepes. Demitrius Volcheck is Vlad's grand-nephew, assassin and Raven's lover. Armand Lavoissiere is the human who accidentally bumps into Raven while feeding in an alley, dragging him into her bizarre underworld. Basil is the vampire who makes protecting Armand difficult. But Raven's biggest danger is Malachi: Demon Angel of Blood Lust and creator of the vampire species.