Brad, who is definitely not Vlad, who is definitely not a vampire, is having a rough time. He's paranoid, has paternal issues, he's schizophrenic, incontinent, and suffers from erectil-- ahem, that isn't relevant. His therapist thinks he just misses his friends. Brad thinks he misses his "up to four friends at the same time, casting spells, defeating enemies and journeying through an all-new story adventure". We're siding with Brad.