Greg Cox wrote:
I don't think we're meant to root for the Order at all. I mean, they're evil oil barons who burn entire families alive and are trying to start a war with the Ottoman Empire. I think the whole idea is to make Dracula look good by comparison, even if he does eat the occasional coat check girl . . . .
exactly. the point they are trying to make, at least it seems this way to me, is despite Dracula being a blood sucking monster the human characters are bigger monsters.