A prince of Wallachia needs a throne. The problem with this particular prince was that his father was in exile. The next problem, that this prince faced was that the principality of Wallachia was under the control of a larger Empire. This Empire was ruled by a man who lived far away from Wallachia ( part of what would become Romania) and he wanted his throne. As for his name, his father was known as Vlad Tepes II Dracul.
exiled to Transylvania, and later to Hungary only to die at the hands of the Empire he both helped and hindered.