Blade joins forces with a group of young vampire hunters to stop Dracula and his subjects from ruining humanity. Blade is left without his mentor, Whistler, who got killed during an ambush at their hideout. Blade, considered a criminal by humans is captured and detained by the police. Danica, a vampire leader and her posse show up to take him but are sidelined by vampire hunters Abigail, who is Whistler's daughter and expert crossbow warrior, and Hannibal, a former vampire himself. They break Blade out of detention and take him to their hideout. The two are part of the Nightstalkers, Whistler's allies, who want to stop the vampires for good.
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The Nightstalker's scientist, Sommerfield thinks killing the vampires is possible via a lethal virus called Daystar. However, she is still tweaking it. Meanwhile, Danica has managed to reawaken Dracula, aka Drake. He is an original, thus he is very powerful and considered perfect. Danica needs him so that vampires can walk out in the sun.
Blade and Drake have their first encounter when Drake takes the form of Dr. Vance, another vampire cohort. Blade chases him in the city, and Drake taunts him with a human baby that he threatens to kill. Drake escapes into the night.
Blade and Abigail investigate what the vampires are planning and infiltrate their warehouse. They discover a blood farm, incapacitated humans continually giving blood to support the vampire diet. When the two return to their hideout, they find everyone dead, except Hannibal and Sommerfield's young daughter who were taken back to the vampire lair. Sommerfield leaves a message saying that she created a small enough sample of the virus that they can use but she cannot vouch for its effectivity since it needs Drake's blood to work, and second, since Blade is a hybrid, she doesn't know how the virus would affect him. Blade and Abigail go on a rescue mission. Abigail frees Hannibal and both of them combat the two strongest henchmen. Blade goes one on one with Drake himself in a swordfight. Abigail shoots a virus-tainted arrow at Drake, releasing the virus and killing the vampires. Blade is knocked out.
In the end, Blade's body morphs into Drake's, leading us to believe that Blade is still out there, continuing his mission.
Best part of story, including ending:
I like the idea of Blade teaming up with a younger, fresher crew.
Best scene in story:
I like the last action sequence, three fights scenes of Blade (swords), Abigail (bow), and Hannibal (hand to hand), all going on at the same time.
Opinion about the main character:
Blade is hesitant to join the rookies but he knows that if Whistler sanctioned it, then he's in good enough hands.