Sometimes jokingly referred to as sudo (computer lingo abbrav. for “Execute this command and i won't take no for an answer”). A vampires ability to coerce someone to his will, effectively making him his bitch or an obedient servant. Smith stretches this to a devoted friend and confidant, but that is because he is a sap and uses this ability way too much, and usually not ruthlessly enough. A powerful dominate can take over a person total psyche, memories and will, a weaker one can make him do exactly as told.