By C. L. Werner

Bloodthirsty vampire lord the crimson Duke is resurrected from his historical shut eye to terrorise the lands of Bretonnia.

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The ghoul atop his chest tousled whatever that sounded horribly just like the note ‘Supper’ in a glottal type of debased Breton. The cannibal’s mouth unfold impossibly extensive, showing the rows of sharpened the teeth. A string of drool spattered onto Renar’s cheek because the ghoul leaned over him. abruptly, the ghoul’s hideous face was once wrenched away, the creature’s hungry leer dissolving into an expression of outrage. Renar may well pay attention the opposite ghouls wailing and shrieking as they scurried again into the darkness, leaving behind their fellow to the malignant strength that had seized him. El Morzillo’s spectral hoofs clattered in regards to the damaged tiles of the courtyard, the skeletal warhorse cantering in a large circle during the ruins. Upon the horse’s again, the crimson Duke towered, his correct hand closed concerning the scruff of the ghoul’s neck, easily retaining the suffering cannibal off the floor. The vampire scowled on the rancid creature, his face pulled again in an angle of noble disdain. ‘You dare foul this position together with your dust? ’ the pink Duke hissed. ‘The Crac de Sang is my shelter, my bastion opposed to traitors and usurpers! by way of what correct do peasants trespass in my area! ’ The ghoul persisted to flail approximately within the vampire’s grip. The pink Duke dashed the creature to the paving stones, its cranium cracking open because it struck the floor. A pool of blood started to shape round the ghoul’s twitching physique. The pink Duke dropped from his saddle in a fluid dismount any knight of Bretonnia may envy. immediately the vampire marched in the direction of the lifeless ghoul. His breath was once ragged, without delay violent and excited. He paced in the direction of the pool of blood, his eyes staring longingly on the purple liquid pouring from the corpse. The purple Duke’s face crinkled in disgust and he grew to become his again to the vile carcass. He began to stroll away, then grew to become again in the direction of the gory scene. 3 steps in the direction of the pool of blood and the vampire reasserted regulate over himself. Angrily he grew to become clear of the ghoul’s physique. ‘De Gavaudan! ’ the crimson Duke bellowed. ‘The silly peasant whinge has spilled the wine! ’ The vampire’s phrases boomed during the ruined courtyard. ‘Pull the palms from her hand one after the other and feed them to her! ’ The vampire glared up at crumbled partitions and damaged battlements. ‘De Gavaudan! Attend me you faithless coward! ’ Renar rose from the floor and watched because the purple Duke roared on the ruins, his fury mounting with every one second. A terrible notion happened to the necromancer: if the vampire didn't locate the boys he was once calling for, then he may perhaps direct his rage in the direction of the one individual round. Discreetly, Renar crept clear of the courtyard and backtrack the winding course. He’d determined it would be more secure to attend within the valley lower than with Jacquetta and the zombies. The pink Duke prowled during the corridors of his citadel, feeling the wealthy carpet sink underneath his armoured ft. His lengthy purple cape billowed out in the back of him, brushing opposed to the naked stone partitions at each side of the corridor, occasionally scary the colourful pictures and wealthy tapestries decorating them.

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