A vampire that is Tomas's half-Brother and Vlad’s "Uncle" by virtues of Tomas and Otis having been bitten (created) by the same vampire. In first book was Vlad's teacher and belived to be the enemy, but was found out to be a friend. Is a Father figure and mentor to Vlad.Is a friend of Vikas. Was Nelly's fiance, but Nelly was killed before they were married.