"Mother leapt to my side, bent over me. 'Do not fear, Olivia,' she said, mockingly. 'After tonight you'll be one of us and will know yourself the taste of young rich blood....'"
'But his blood is mine--and I won't go until I have it!' cried Olivia....'I say no, and I am master!' thundered Geisert, his eyes hell-red. 'You will learn now to obey me as the others do.'