Nothing like being able to turn the drama queen character into an actual vampire as well as a spiritual one. Or to contrast, and let the vampire be the sane and helpful one in the bunch.
(Examples intentionally crude for clarity. You know what I mean.)
And yes, the reason for posting this is that I already have ideas about what twistedchick has commented on here amd koimistress has commented on here.
More and more, the news seems to make science fiction redundant.