Children of the night: Impure blood

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Submitted: March 24, 2016

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"CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT

Impure blood"

 

 

 

FADE IN:

Seoul, South Korea.

 

EXT. house -- EVENING

A car stops in front of the house, and two boys get down from it, YIJIN ASHI, the oldest one, and AJIKKAI, the younger, both of them with big black eyes and long dark hair.

ajikkai

Yijin Ashi, will you go to the party tonight?

yijin ashi

I think so, that depends on what Yun Hwa wants to do. At least, it's her birthday.

AJIKKAI

Indeed.

YIJIN ASHI

I want to ride the bike tonight, you think that mom will agree?

AJIKKAI

She will break your neck!

YIJIN ASHI

Oh, come on!

AJIKKAI

What? You know who much mom love her bike... also, she is afraid that you will fall... you are a loser, she don't trust you...

YIJIN ASHI

Ajikkai!

Yijin Ashi kicks his brother with the bag.

YIJIN ASHI

Can you please stop to be an asshole?

AJIKKAI

I'm sorry... well, you can ask her, maybe she will agree.

YIJIN ASHI

I guess I will speak with dad first, maybe he can ask her for me.

AJIKKAI

Yeah...

They open the door and go inside the house.

INT. HOUSE -- CONTINUOUS

Near the door, the can't walk anymore. Yijin Ashi's bag fall from his hand.

The door close behind them, without any sound.

With big eyes, they are looking scared in the room. Everything is broken, turned into pieces, the walls are covered with blood, and so the floor.

AJIKKAI

I guess it won't be any party tonight...

YIJIN ASHI

Mom? Mom, are you here? Dad?

Yijin Ashi tells his parents name, but without any answer.

AJIKKAI

What the hell happened here?

YIJIN ASHI

Don't look like that at me! Try to find mom! We must find her.

AJIKKAI

Yijin Ashi...

YIJIN ASHI

What?

AJIKKAI

Look!

Near the sofa, there are two dead bodies. Yijin Ashi looks at his brother, then he goes near the corpse.

AJIKKAI

What are you doing?

YIJIN ASHI

Trying to find where mom is...

AJIKKAI

Well, they won't tell you... you can be sure of that.

YIJIN ASHI

Can you please stop to be that scared?

AJIKKAI

Are you blind? Look around you... the house is covered with blood.

YIJIN ASHI

Well... it's not the first time. Shit...

He turns the dead bodies, and they have the skin burned, all their body turned into pieces.

AJIKKAI

Yijin Ashi?

But his brother can't answer, looking at the dead bodies.

In the wall is an arrow, and a letter on it. Dirty of blood, Ajikkai feel sick  when he take it.

AJIKKAI

Yijin Ashi!

YIJIN ASHI

What?

AJIKKAI

Look at this!

YIJIN ASHI

What is that?

AJIKKAI

"If you want to see you parents alive, bring me the Ankh. Your mom doesn't have too much time, so you better hurry up. Hope to see you soon in Vatican. Kristian Ingvar. "

YIJIN ASHI

I guess now is the time to be scared.

AJIKKAI

Who is Kristian Ingvar?

YIJIN ASHI

I don't know. Mom never told us about him...

AJIKKAI

And... what the hell is an Ankh?

YIJIN ASHI

An Egyptian symbol...

AJIKKAI

Yijin Ashi, do you think this is true? He really has our parents? I mean, mom... she is...

YIJIN ASHI

Always... she always told us that no one is immortal. Mom might be strong, but always will be someone stronger than her.

AJIKKAI

But...

YIJIN ASHI

Look around you, Ajikkai... our parents did their best to avoid this, but now... it finally happened.

AJIKKAI

How can you be so calm?

YIJIN ASHI

I'm not. I don't know what to say about mom, but dad, he can be dead by now.

AJIKKAI

Don't say this.

YIJIN ASHI

Is the truth. Remember, Ajikkai, you are a predator. You don't feel fear or any feeling... your soul has to die... and you have to fight.

AJIKKAI

This is what mom teach us. I know... but, why are you telling me this... now?

YIJIN ASHI

Do you remember what dad told us last week?

AJIKKAI

Yes.

YIJIN ASHI

What? Say it!

AJIKKAI

Yijin Ashi!

YIJIN ASHI

Say it, Ajikkai!

AJIKKAI

A warrior will always be a warrior, no matter how, much time will pass... a 100, or maybe 1000 years. She might try to avoid it, but they never forget about her. Anna was a predator, and she will be like that forever. She is a hunter, a fighter... a warrior... If someday something will happen to me, she will become a beast.

Also, to protect this family, she will be the most dangerous creature you ever were seen.

YIJIN ASHI

Yes. This is what dad told us.

AJIKKAI

You think that he knew about it? That this will happen?

YIJIN ASHI

I don't know. But you can be sure about one thing, mom will fight again.

AJIKKAI

The Ankh... we must find it and go in Vatican. This is what you want to say, right?

YIJIN ASHI

Yes. Mom trained us to become predators... she did that with a purpose. She knew that someday, she will become a warrior again... and when it will happen, no one will be safe anymore.

AJIKKAI

You scare me...

YIJIN ASHI

Don't be scared, if you are weak... you will die. They will kill you.

From upstairs a sound can be heard. Yijin Ashi looks back, immediately, then, he just disappears, and appears upstairs.

Near the door was a man, but the boy catches him by the neck. The man is wounded, bleeding, almost dead.

YIJIN ASHI

Who are you? Tell me!

MAN

I'm no one... my life doesn't matter. I'm not the one from who you should worries.

YIJIN ASHI

What that suppose to means? What happened here? Where is my mom?

MAN

She is there where is suppose to be... in hell! Your mom is dead!

Yijin Ashi's eyes turn completely black and he shows his fangs. The boy is a vampire. Behind him appears Ajikkai.

AJIKKAI

No! Yijin Ashi! Don't do this!

But Yijin Ashi already kills the man.

AJIKKAI

My God...

Yijin Ashi split on the floor, then he removes the blood from his mouth, ad stands up.

YIJIN ASHI

I know where the Ankh is.

AJIKKAI

How could you know that?

YIJIN ASHI

I just know. Come with me.

Yijin Ashi kicks the dead man downstairs, and they open the door and enters in the bedroom.

AJIKKAI

In the bedroom?

YIJIN ASHI

Help me to move the bed.

AJIKKAI

Fine...

They boys are moving the bed, a big and massive bed. Now they are just looking at the floor.

AJIKKAI

Ok, and now?

YIJIN ASHI

It has to be here, somewhere...

Yijin Ashi knees and starts to knock on the floor.

AJIKKAI

What are you doing?

YIJIN ASHI

Shut up and help me!

AJIKKAI

Yijin Ashi, this is so...

Ajikkai makes one step, and then, the floor makes one strange noise. He looks at his brother.

YIJIN ASHI

Move your leg! Now!

Ajikkai makes one step back, then Yijin Ashi, hit the floor so bad, that he make a big hole. His hand is bleeding.

AJIKKAI

What the hell, Yijin Ashi...

With his hands, Yijin Ashi breaks the floor. Ajikkai knees near him and catches him with the hands.

AJIKKAI

Stop it! What is wrong with you?

Yijin Ashi is trembling of furry. He almost cries, but he breath hard.

AJIKKAI

Yijin Ashi?

YIJIN ASHI

I'm scared, ok? I'm so scared... I don't have any idea what should I do, and in all, this time, our parents can be dead.

AJIKKAI

Is not your fault.

YIJIN ASHI

If I would be home, maybe... maybe I could help them...

AJIKKAI

If mom couldn't stop those people, then is nothing that you can do. If it was impossible for her to win this battle...

YIJIN ASHI

I know! But still... she trained all our life to hunt, to be powerful... but she never trained us one thing.

AJIKKAI

What?

YIJIN ASHI

How to kill.

AJIKKAI

We are not assassins.

YIJIN ASHI

But they are. They are not kidding, to kill is a lifestyle for them.

AJIKKAI

Mom always told us stories about brave hunters, and about the emperor... I guess is time to live that story. Remember what she always told us?

YIJIN ASHI

Of course.

Now, one tear falls from Yijin Ashi's eyes.

YIJIN ASHI

If I will die, or if something bad will happen, the only one that can help you is the emperor. Trust no one, and go to find Alessio.

AJIKKAI

Yes. Yijin Ashi, mom can't be dead, I'm sure of that. And as long as she is still alive, dad is safe.

Yijin Ashi is looking at his hand, and see how his wounds are healing, then on the floor.

YIJIN ASHI

Look at this!

He break one more piece of floor and take a look at the hole.

YIJIN ASHI

Is something in here.

He puts his hand into the hole and grab something.

YIJIN ASHI

Take it!

He take his hand out and then, both of them are looking at a small box. Yijin Ashi open it and see that inside is a golden ankh.

AJIKKAI

This is? Is this the ankh?

YIJIN ASHI

Yes...

AJIKKAI

I imagined that is bigger.

YIJIN ASHI

Is a jewelry. Mom receives it many years ago, from a strange guy... a wolf called Vreth. She opened the present after this one left, and she was scared, that she hide it...

AJIKKAI

How do you know?

YIJIN ASHI

Well... I guess that I was spying on her. Maybe only a bit...

AJIKKAI

It has to be important...

YIJIN ASHI

Yes. We must find Alessio, to ask about Vreth, then, to ask this one why he give the ankh to mom... so we can find that guy... Kristian Ingvar.

Ajikkai take the ankh in his hands, he takes a look at it, then he raise his eyes and look at his brother.

AJIKKAI

We have to go in Vatican.

CUT TO:

Italy, Vatican.

INT. Catacombs -- NIGHT

Deep inside the catacombs, into a dirty room. The smell of mold and moisture is all in the air. Blood on the floor and a smell of death.

The sound of chains, and then, a powerful yell.

ANNA, a young woman, with long red hair is chained. So wounded, bleeding from all her body. With deep opened wounds.

She can hear steps, then, she open her blue eyes and see Kristian INGVAR. The young vampire, with blonde hair.

anna

Kristian...

kristian

Anna! What did they do to you?

He is trying to touch her, but she move her head.

ANNA

Don't even dare!

With black eyes, she is slowly growling.

KRISTIAN

The same as 500 years ago... so beautiful... and so dangerous.

From his pocket, he gets some leaves and put them on Anna's shoulder. In that moments, she starts to yell.

ANNA

Damn you....

KRISTIAN

Oh, my Anna! Don't worries, soon it will be over.

ANNA

Where is Yuuki?

KRISTIAN

You are almost dead because of him, and you still ask about that slave?

ANNA

That slave... is my husband. The father of my children.

So angry, so violent, Anna is growling, trying to break the chains. Kristian just makes one step back and look at her.

KRISTIAN

Soon I will meet your children. I let a letter for them... You know Anna...they could be my boys.. our children... but you choose that slave.

ANNA

How dare you? If you will touch my boys, I will kill you. I will rip your heart out of the chest.

KRISTIAN

I will kill both of them. Your kids and Yuuki... I will kill him in front of your eyes.

ANNA

You will regret this, Kristian. You will regret that once you saved my life...

KRISTIAN

Shhh! Don't be angry, we can be together again... maybe... I will have to think about it... and you know...

Kristian goes closer and whispers something in her ears. Something that scared her so much, that she can't speak anymore.

Kristian smile, then he goes out of the room.

ANNA

No... It can't be true...

Anna looks at the door, but Kristian already left.

ANNA

No! Kristian! Nooo! Damn...

Anna looks at the chains and yelling, she tries to break them.

Minute after minute, hour after hour, she scream and try to set her free. Her skin is broken, she is tired and her wounds are bleeding so bad.

Two guardians enter the room and come closer to her.

guardian #1

What do you think you are doing?

He get a whip and starts to hit Anna. She looks at her, with eyes completely black and growls.

Every time the guardian hit, her skin broke. She is bleeding, but screaming, yelling, she break the chains and release her left hand.

Now, when the guardian hit, she catches the whip.

ANNA

Hello!

GUARDIAN #1

How... it can't be....

So scared, with his hand shaking, he is looking at Anna, but in the next second, she kill him.

The other guardian looks at her and makes one step back. Anna shows her fangs and growls, then, with all her body bleeding, she break the others chains and set her free.

She makes one step, but then, she fall on her knees, being so tired, so wounded.

GUARDIAN #2

You are not that strong, don't you?

He wants to take the whip from the floor, but Anna moves so fast... she take it and appears behind him, breaking his neck.

ANNA

You are so pathetic...

Anna kills him and let the dead body on the floor. With the whip in her hand, she walks.

Slowly, behind her drops of blood remain on the floor. She arrives at the door, open it and go out of the room. Then, from the other side of the door, powerful screams can be heard.

CUT TO:

INT. HOUSE -- LATER

In the living room, on a sofa, MIDNIGHT, a young Korean boy with blonde hair and dark eyes is reading.

He turns the page, but then, he stops. Slowly he looks at the balcony. The door is opened and a sound can be heard.

Midnight takes a dagger and throws it in the darkness, but then, after few seconds, someone throws the dagger back, on the floor, in the room.

Midnight stands up, and then he sees a bloody hand touching the wall. His eyes turn black and he growls, but then, he sees that Anna enters the room.

She makes one step, then she fall, but, just before she suppose to hit the floor, he catch her.

midnight

Anna?

ANNA

Midnight... help me!

MIDNIGHT

Anna! It's really you... you are back... finally, you are back!

Anna coughs so bad, then her eyes turn black, and then blue again. From her mouth, a line of blood starts to fall.

MIDNIGHT

You are dying... who on Earth did this to you?

ANNA

Kristian...

MIDNIGHT

What?

But Anna coughed blood again. And she almost falls unconscious.

MIDNIGHT

My God, you need blood!

ANNA

No...

MIDNIGHT

Anna, you are dying!

Midnight takes Anna in his arms and goes with her into the other room.

Later, Midnight is again on the sofa, reading, but he close the book when Anna enters the room.

MIDNIGHT

Anna! How do you feel?

ANNA

Alive... I guess.

Anna sits near Midnight.

MIDNIGHT

Tell me, how could this ever happen?

ANNA

I should expect this. Kristian would never leave me in peace. Once a hunter, I will always be tight with this world.

MIDNIGHT

And what do you want to do now?

ANNA

I will kill Kristian.

MIDNIGHT

Anna...

ANNA

Midnight! He brings me here for this. He wants me to fight again, and for that, he tortured my family.

MIDNIGHT

Only Yuuki... He is doing this because he knows how much you care about that warrior... he is trying to make you angry.

ANNA

Is not only about Yuuki. He left a letter for my children, so they come here, in Vatican... and as I know them... they will be here soon.

MIDNIGHT

Anna, listen... I guess is a reason why Kristian brings you back in Vatican. This is more than you and him.

ANNA

What do you mean?

MIDNIGHT

Vreth is dead.

ANNA

What?

MIDNIGHT

Yes, Kristian killed him...

ANNA

Vreth... the wolf?

MIDNIGHT

Yes. Also, Xavier was murdered. And another Romanian vampire, Robert Herian.

ANNA

Robert Herian? I used to know his grandfather... but... Xavier? How could Kristian kill Xavier?

MIDNIGHT

I don't know, but he is planning something... I was trying to find out... and after that you came here... it is weird, Anna... something is happening.

ANNA

You can be sure of one thing, I will be the one who kill Kristian.

MIDNIGHT

This is revenge.

ANNA

No. Is something that I should do many years ago... but I was so a week, and now, my children will have to pay for this.

MIDNIGHT

You can protect your children. In that place where you have been, what the hell happened... do you really forget who you are?

ANNA

I guess I'm not what I was once... not anymore....

Midnight smile, then, he tries to punch her in the face, but Anna catches his hand immediately.

ANNA

What the hell are you doing?

MIDNIGHT

A predator will always be a predator. Anna is time for you to come back... take your place and fight next to me.

ANNA

I don't know... I guess it's better to go alone for this...

MIDNIGHT

Are you crazy? Do You want to fight with Kristian alone?

ANNA

Yes. As you said, remember who I am... I have this right more than anyone. This thing is between me and him.

MIDNIGHT

No, is not. This is Vatican's problem too. Anna, if you will stay in their way... they will try to eliminate you.

ANNA

Really? And who will dare to do that?

MIDNIGHT

Anna...

ANNA

Tell me, Midnight! Who will dare to challenge me?

MIDNIGHT

Take it easy, calm down! Look, in the last time, a lot of bad things happened. There are too much blood and hate... Anna, soon a war will start.

ANNA

Too late... by killing Vreth, the war already started. If Alessio won't do anything... the wolves will declare war.

Midnight's phone rings, and he answer.

MIDNIGHT

Midnight! What? He did what?

He becomes so worried, he stand up and look so scared at Anna.

MIDNIGHT

Stay there, don't even touch it! I'm on my way!

So angry, Midnight closes the phone and put it into his pocket. He growls, and then Anna stand up, looking so carefully at him.

ANNA

What happened?

MIDNIGHT

You have to see it with your own eyes... and then, you tell me if you still want to fight alone against Kristian Ingvar.

CUT TO:

INT. Night legion -- MOMENTS LATER

CATALIN VASIAN, the Romanian strigoi, is inside the library, looking for something when the doors opened and ELIZABETH DE ARAGON, EIRIK, the young arctic wolf and ISIDOR just enters.

catalin

Elizabeth!

elizabeth

Cardinal! I was sure that I will find you here.

CATALIN

Who allowed you to come here? And who is him?

ELIZABETH

Take a closer look! Go, Eirik, show respect... this is the cardinal, Catalin Vasian...

eirik

I heard things about you, you are a strigoi.

CATALIN

Yes, I know that I am. But you...

Catalin let the book on the table and go closer to Eirik. He take his glasses off and with his red eyes, he looks at the boy.

CATALIN

For all Gods... It's true! You are the arctic wolf.

ELIZABETH

Faster, more powerful then Vreth... younger...

CATALIN

Also without experience. Elizabeth, what harm did to you this boy, that you bring him here... now...

ELIZABETH

Are you insane? He is the arctic wolf... he is the legend.

CATALIN

Let the wolves run free. If he is truly the legend, then, he should be free... not used by criminals... like you... or me... or anyone from here. How could you do this to him?

ELIZABETH

You can't be serious.

EIRIK

It was my own will to come here.

CATALIN

Is that so? Can I know why?

EIRIK

Revenge.

CATALIN

Oh, I see... yes, it happens to all of us, we come here for revenge, and we end up friends... to live day by day near your enemy... to sleep with the sword under your pillow... anyway... tell me, little wolf... revenge against who?

EIRIK

Arianna Sophia de Lizette.

CATALIN

Oh...

Catalin go and take a sit on his chair, looking at them.

CATALIN

I see. Why? What did Arianna to you?

EIRIK

She killed all my family. It was a massacre, with the finale purpose... to be me here... for that, she kidnapped my aunt... Tarja.

CATALIN

Tarja? If Tarja is your aunt, it means you are...

EIRIK

Yes. I'm Athils's son. My name is Eirik. 

Catalin stands up again, and for a second he looked at Elizabeth, then back at Eirik.

CATALIN

When does the massacre happen?

EIRIK

One week ago. I become the arctic wolf, and come here... to find my aunt. She is the only one who can save my cousin... Thomas.

Catalin is so serious now. Without any expression on his face.

CATALIN

Elizabeth! What do you have to do with it?

ELIZABETH

I'm a wolf with royal blood. It was my duty to protect the arctic wolf.

Catalin comes closer to Elizabeth.

CATALIN

With who you think you are speaking? What the hell you want to do?

ELIZABETH

What is fare? I want to kill Arianna de Lizette.

CATALIN

Are you serious? She is the queen of the wolves.

ELIZABETH

That wich will never be the queen of the wolves. No one agrees with it.

CATALIN

Well, no one does nothing about it. Let's be serious, Elizabeth, she is more powerful than you can ever imagine, she is the grandmother of Claudio. You can't kill her...

ELIZABETH

Watch me.

CATALIN

I want to know one thing, why are you here? What do you want?

ELIZABETH

What do you think? Support, that is what I want. I want the vampires to fight beside me.

CATALIN

Beside you... it doesn't have nothing to do with the wolves kind, is everything about you... about power. Elizabeth, you want the throne of the wolves.

ELIZABETH

It's my right.

CATALIN

The hell it is...

Elizabeth growls.

CATALIN

Don't even dare! You don't have any idea what you want to do. It means war! We don't need something like that. Now get the hell out of here, if Alessio will hear it... he will kill you.

ELIZABETH

You will see, Catalin... soon, so soon... the vampires will follow me.

CATALIN

Keep dreaming!

ELIZABETH

Let's go! Is nothing to see here.

Elizabeth turns her back to Catalin, and she leaves, but Eirik, he looks one more time at the predator.

CUT TO:

INT. NIGHT LEGION -- LATER

Into his library, ALESSIO, the emperor of the vampires, is painting. He wears a white shirt and some black pants, without any choose and with his blonde hair tight at the back.

He is painting a dark sky, but at some moment, he look at the glass wall. The door is open and the wind blow.

ALESSIO

So? Are you two gonna come in? Attack me? Speak with me, maybe... or at least, do something than to watch me a painting?

Alessio stops painting at look at the door. After few moments, Yijin Ashi and Ajikkai come in. They are both dressed in black, with one sword on their back.

YIJIN ASHI

Please, forgive us, your Majesty!

ALESSIO

Oh, how young you are. Not even a predator... tell me, how can I help you?

YIJIN ASHI

You... are not mad...

ALESSIO

For what? Come on, don't be that scared, come closer, I don't bite!

Both of them come closer to the emperor and bow his head in front of him.

ALESSIO

Did we meet before? Those eyes...

YIJIN ASHI

No. We never meet before.

ALESSIO

Then tell me, why are you here? Why had you to come in silence to meet me? And also... how did you get pass the guardians?

YIJIN ASHI

We need your help. I don't know what else to do, and I can't trust anyone.

ALESSIO

Then how can you trust me? How do you know that I will help you?

YIJIN ASHI

Once, my mother told me that if something will happen to her, only your Majesty can help us.

ALESSIO

Your mom should trust me a lot... Look, I really appreciate that you two come here, I don't know what this is about, but you can speak with the cardinal about it. Ok?

YIJIN ASHI

No. If he could help us, now I won't be here anymore.

Alessio smile and look at Yijin Ashi.

ALESSIO

You really remind me of someone. Who are you? Who send you here?

AJIKKAI

Maybe this will make you too remember, Your Majesty. And to help us...

Ajikkai takes his sword and shows it to the emperor. Alessio looks so carefully at the blade, and then, he sees the dragon symbol on it. He become worried and look immediately at the boy.

ALESSIO

Anna? Your mother... is Anna?

AJIKKAI

Yes. And I'm so sure that you know who Kristian Ingvar is.

ALESSIO

Of course, I know.

Alessio gives the sword back to Ajikkai.

ALESSIO

So, I guess you are Yijin Ashi, and you, the younger one, Ajikkai. Yuuki's children.

AJIKKAI

Yes. Your Majesty, who is Kristian? How powerful is he?

ALESSIO

Did your mother ever tell you about him?

YIJIN ASHI

No. Never. We know that our mom was a hunter... she told us about some people from here, she trained us to become predators... to fight... but that was all...

ALESSIO

She did the best she could. I'm sure of that. Is not easy to teach someone how to fight... to protect... I guess it was hard for her.

YIJIN ASHI

What do you mean?

ALESSIO

Your mother was trained to kill, not to fight. She is an assassin... the best one, that ever left...

AJIKKAI

But still, that Kristian defeated her. He might kill her by now.

ALESSIO

Of course, he defeated her.

AJIKKAI

What? But you said...

ALESSIO

Yes. Did you ever ask how your mother can be so powerful? Who trained her to be like that? Who teach her everything that she knows?

AJIKKAI

It rarely happened, that a student defeated his master... that is what she always said... that is why she lose that battle because Kristian is her master, he is the one that trained her.

ALESSIO

He is more than that... kids, Kristian Ingvar is the one that made your mother a vampire, 3000 years ago.

YIJIN ASHI

What?

ALESSIO

I'm really sorry, that you have to find all these things like that, from me... I'm sure that your mother had a good reason to keep all this secret. To keep the past... in the past... what already happened can never be changed... this is what your mother truly is... she is one of the oldest predators.

The boys just look at Alessio, so scared, without saying nothing.

ALESSIO

I don't know what Kristian is planning to do... but it can't be good. First was Vreth, then Xavier, Thomas, Lucian, Robert Herian, and now Anna...

YIJIN ASHI

You think that mom is dead? Did He kill her?

ALESSIO

No. He can't kill her, for that you can be sure... but something bad will happen for sure.

YIJIN ASHI

Please, help us to save mom.

ALESSIO

I will, I promise to you that I will look for Anna by myself, but first, is something that I want to do... something that really bothers me.

AJIKKAI

And we suppose to wait? Maybe mom will survive, but how about dad? What will happen to him?

ALESSIO

What? Kristian catch Yuuki?

AJIKKAI

Yes. Both of them, mom and dad.

ALESSIO

I see.

Alessio thinks for few moments, then he speaks again.

ALESSIO

I will have to speak with the cardinal about it. Is worse than I, though. I'm afraid that is nothing you can do... take a rest now, and tomorrow we will see.

YIJIN ASHI

Tomorrow it might be too late.

ALESSIO

Trust me, if Kristian wants Yuuki dead, then, he already kills him. You two had a hard trip to get here. Take a rest...

YIJIN ASHI

Then, see you in the morning, Your Majesty.

ALESSIO

Yijin Ashi! Please, don't do nothing stupid.

YIJIN ASHI

Of course. Have a good night, your Majesty.

Yijin Ashi bow his head, then, he disappears into the darkness, then, after he looks again at the emperor, Ajikkai does the same.

Alessio goes back and starts to paints again... but then stops.

ALESSIO

Anna... you are back...

His hand is shaking, but then, he starts to paint again.

CUT TO:

INT. old deposit -- LATER

The metal door is opened, Midnight and Anna, come closer and go inside.

Everything is covered with blood. On the floor are only dead bodies and on a wall is painted an ankh.

ANNA

The ankh!

MIDNIGHT

What the hell is he trying to do?

ANNA

Look at that!

Near a door, tight by the wall, there are two people, skinned. Midnight looks at them, and then at Anna.

MIDNIGHT

He is insane. I knew that he is cruel, but I would never imagine that he could do something like that.

ANNA

Neither do I...

MIDNIGHT

Anna, I am...

ANNA

Shh!

Anna look back, her eyes turns black, and she growls.

MIDNIGHT

Someone is... here!

A dagger comes faster, but Anna catches it just before it would pierce Midnight's face.

ANNA

Show yourself!

A powerful growl is heard, and then, running, an impure werewolf comes. A beast, so massive, walking on two legs.

Anna looks at him, then, she despairs, and hit the beast so powerful, that it broke the wall.

MIDNIGHT

Anna! Wait!

The beast stands up, growling. Looking at the vampire with his yellow eyes, but Anna attacks him again.

The beast want to kill her, but she catch his arms and break his bones, on the other hand, with the dagger, she pierces his neck.

MIDNIGHT

No! Don't kill him!

But she already cut his head off.

With his hands covered with blood, she throws the beast's head on the floor.

MIDNIGHT

Anna!

ANNA

The beast could never throw the dagger, someone else is here...

Immediately, she look at the back door and growls.

MIDNIGHT

Anna! Wait! God...

She already desserts, so Midnight just follows her.

In the other room, VEIKKO HERIAN, the vampire with black hair and blue eyes is hit by the floor. He split blood and stand up.

A brown wolf attacks him, but Anna appears in front of him and kicks the wolf. Veikko look scared at her.

The wolf growls and attacks again so did Anna. She is so fast, so powerful, everytime she hit the wolf, this one spit blood.

He wants to bite her, but she catches him by the neck.

ANNA

I would expect more from Kristian. If really thought that a little dog like you would ever kill me... then, he really becomes insane.

Midnight looks at Anna, in her eyes, something changed. He can see death, angry, thirst for revenge.

The wolf growls, and want to break Anna's hands, but she scratch his neck, taking his organs out.

The wolf fall on the ground, bleeding and turns into a human.

MIDNIGHT

This is...

Anna stands up, trying to clean the blood from his hands. Midnight comes closer and takes a look at the dead body. It is Isidor.

MIDNIGHT

Isidor!

ANNA

Do you know him?

MIDNIGHT

Yes. He used to escort Elizabeth de Aragon.

ANNA

Is she in Vatican?

MIDNIGHT

Yes. She came yesterday.

ANNA

I see.

Anna looks at the vampire.

ANNA

Who are you?

veikko

My name is Veikko. Veikko Herian.

MIDNIGHT

What? Are you Robert's son?

VEIKKO

Yes. And you have to be Midnight, right?

MIDNIGHT

Yes.

ANNA

I know that you are here to revenge your father, but if you want to see Kristian dead, I'm afraid that we have to work together.

VEIKKO

You are so powerful... the way that you killed the wolf... I never saw someone like you. Who are you?

ANNA

My name is Anna, the same as your father, I was born in Romania. I used to know your grandfather.

VEIKKO

What happened to him?

ANNA

He was killed, by a vampire.

VEIKKO

And what my father did?

ANNA

Nothing, he was too young back then. After that, Midnight captured the vampire. It doesn't matter now, anymore...

VEIKKO

Why did you protect me?

ANNA

I don't.

VEIKKO

But you killed the wolf. You could kill me too...

ANNA

I just told Midnight, the beast that we meet before, is controlled by someone... it could never be controlled by a vampire. It was obviously.

VEIKKO

I guess...

MIDNIGHT

Anna? Look at this!

Anna looks back and sees that Midnight is near a table, watching at some papers. She goes closer.

ANNA

What?

MIDNIGHT

All these pages... how could Kristian have something like that?

ANNA

Trust me, he knows more things that you can imagine. But, I would never think that he will really use it...

Anna shows to Midnight a paper on which is draw a pentagram. When Veikko comes near them, she hides the paper under the others.

VEIKKO

In Finland, he was looking for the Flower of Death. My father destroyed it, so Kristian killed him.

ANNA

What did you just said?

VEIKKO

Yes. He has the wolves on his side, whatever he want to do, is planning this for many years.

ANNA

The Flower of Death...

Anna runs into the other room and looks at the Ankh drew on the wall.

MIDNIGHT (O.S.)

Anna?

Veikko comes near her and looks at the Ankh.

VEIKKO

This is an Ankh, right? An Egyptian symbol.

ANNA

Yes... The symbol used for eternal life.

MIDNIGHT

Anna. You would never believe...

Midnight comes in the room, with a paper in his hands.

ANNA

What is that?

MIDNIGHT

Take a look.

Anna takes the paper from Midnight and takes a look at it. It is a list of names, written by hand.

ANNA

This is Kristian's handwriting.

MIDNIGHT

I know. Look at those names.

ANNA

Eirik, Anna, Kim Hyun Shin, Rurik, Tarja, Flavio Arys, Elizabeth de Aragon, Alessio, Andree, Xavier Adriaans, Arianna de Lizette, Vreth.

VEIKKO

What is this?

MIDNIGHT

Xavier and Vreth are already dead. He captured you, so... I guess he is after us.

VEIKKO

It's a death list. Kristian want to kill everyone on that list?

MIDNIGHT

Yes. Look, I'm on the list too.

ANNA

And Alessio, Arianna, Tarja, Elizabeth... but, who are the others? That one, Eirik, he is the head of the list, who is him?

MIDNIGHT

I never heard about him. Flavio Arys is a Romanian vampire, one of the Lords.

ANNA

I see. And this one, Andree?

MIDNIGHT

You must meet him, he is a greate person. Alessio protects him... he is very powerful.

ANNA

Well, he won't be that powerful anymore when Kristian will finish with him... he is in danger.

MIDNIGHT

Anna... Andree is the son of Satan.

ANNA

What had the hell?

MIDNIGHT

Yes. He can't be killed.... everything about him is a mystery, sometimes he is a medium, other times, he is the most powerful creature you ever were seen... and sometimes, he is just a man.

ANNA

Now I see why Alessio cares so much about him...

MIDNIGHT

Yes, and you can be sure, if Kristian will try to kill Andree, our emperor won't stay back...

ANNA

Midnight! You forget something.

MIDNIGHT

What?

ANNA

Alessio is on the list too. Kristian will try to kill the emperor.

Midnight looks again at the list, and then back to Anna.

CUT TO:

INT. HOUSE -- MOMENTS LATER

On a big bed, with white sheets, Countess Arianna Sophia de Lizette is sleeping. The window is opened and a wind blow.

She opens her eyes, but for a second don't even move, and then, she take a dagger from under the pillow and throw it at the window, but Catalin Vasian catches it.

CATALIN

Is no need for this, Countessss.

arianna

Catalin Vasian! It has been so many years. What brings you here, at this hour?

CATALIN

I'm sorry that I had to enters like that, but no one should know that I'm here. The Countess, something very bad is happening.

Arianna looks at Catalin.

ARIANNA

Come, have a seat!

Catalin come and sit on the bed. Arianna also gets up and then sits in the Turkish style.

ARIANNA

Few days ago I had a terrible nightmare, what the hell is happening, Catalin?

CATALIN

Vreth is dead.

ARIANNA

What?

CATALIN

Yes.

ARIANNA

How could this be possible? Who killed him?

CATALIN

Kristian Ingvar.

ARIANNA

Kristian Ingvar is back?

CATALIN

Yes. He is planning to do something, I don't know what, but it can't be good.

ARIANNA

Why do I find now that Vreth is dead? Why don't you told me before?

CATALIN

I'm sorry, I tough you know.

ARIANNA

Of course, I don't... if I would.

CATALIN

You would try to hunt Kristian. And like that, the wolves will attack the vampires.

ARIANNA

Kristian doesn't mean all the vampires. Catalin, you are afraid of a war, but it won't start, it will never happen... I know what consequences it could have.

CATALIN

Yes, but there are people who don't.

ARIANNA

What do you want to say?

CATALIN

Please, forgive me, but... do you murdered Tarja? Do you have something to do with the... arctic wolf?

ARIANNA

What did you say?

CATALIN

As I, though....

ARIANNA

Catalin, what this have to means? What do you want to say?

CATALIN

Elizabeth de Aragon is trying to take your place, to kill you, she want us to help her.

ARIANNA

That bitch want the vampires to help her to kill me?

CATALIN

Yes... and for that, she is doing everything possible...

ARIANNA

Tell me more... it becomes interesting...

CATALIN

I realized in it earlier, but now I'm sure of that. She is working for Kristian... she really think that he will help her to take your place.

ARIANNA

Elizabeth always thought that the wolves crown belongs to her, even on Claudio's time.

CATALIN

I know. But now, she is using innocent people to take it. Arianna, the arctic wolf is real... and he is here... in Vatican.

ARIANNA

What?

CATALIN

Yes. Is a young boy from Iceland, his name is Eirik. Elizabeth convinces him that you murdered his family, and kidnaped Tarja, his aunt. And now, he is hunting you.

ARIANNA

Tarja is his aunt, then, he is...

CATALIN

Yes, he is Athils's son. He is only 22 years old. But he is the legend.

ARIANNA

My God, how could she do this? He is just a child.

CATALIN

She killed all his family, only to bring him here... in that child's eyes, you can see only hate.

ARIANNA

He is the arctic wolf, he is one of my people... and Elizabeth turns him against me... I could never forgive something like this.

CATALIN

Elizabeth is trying to turn everyone against you... she knows that she can't kill you... so, she just want that child to do it.

ARIANNA

What did Alessio say?

CATALIN

He doesn't know about this, yet... Kristian also killed one of us, Xavier Adriaans, one of the oldest vampires.

ARIANNA

I used to know that vampire. I meet him one when I was young... he helped me... saving me from my mother's angry...

CATALIN

He was kind, I know. Countess, I think that Kristian is after you too... if he won't have an interest in it... why would he help Elizabeth?

ARIANNA

Yes, I think the same. Tell me, Catalin, what do you want from me?

CATALIN

Please, come and speak with Alessio. The Countess, this war can't begin. A river of blood will fall.

ARIANNA

Don't worry, the wolves will never attack... but, for what he did to Vreth, I will hunt Kristian... and you can be sure of another thing... I will kill Elizabeth with my own hands...

if she wants to fight against me, then, I will fight back.

CATALIN

This is not my business... but, please, don't let her use that child. He is the legend... it would be a sin.

ARIANNA

I know.

Catalin's nose start to bleed, but he remove the blood. He look at the window and see that is almost morning.

CATALIN

For me is time to go now, until is not too late. I'm sorry, Countess. Please, think of what I told you... and I hope to see you tonight, at the Legion.

ARIANNA

I will be there. Here, give me your hand.

CATALIN

Why?

Arianna just smile, and then, Catalin touches her hand. Around his arm, a black bracelet appears.

CATALIN

What is this?

ARIANNA

It will protect you from the light, but remove it immediately when you arrive home. It has darkness inside, so it can hurt you.

CATALIN

I...

ARIANNA

I thank you. For what you told me, and for the fact that you trust me. Now go, the sun almost rise. Be safe, Catalin Vasian.

CATALIN

You too, contess. Goodbye, Arianna...

Then, Catalin Vasian leaves as fast as he came.

CUT TO:

INT. CATACOMBS -- MORNING

Yijin Ashi and Ajikkai walks on a big corridor. Is dark inside, but some burning torches are the only things that light the place.

YIJIN ASHI

How big can be this place?

AJIKKAI

Please, don't even ask.

YIJIN ASHI

Ajikkai, you think that dad is still alive?

AJIKKAI

What is wrong with you? We came here to help them, you are the one that forces me to do it, you said that we must fight...

YIJIN ASHI

I know, I'm sorry.

AJIKKAI

I understand, ok? I'm worried too, and I have a feeling that we should listen to Alessio... this place is too creepy.

YIJIN ASHI

We can't wait for him... that would be...

But he stops talking. So scared, he looks back. Immediately take his sword and attack.

AJIKKAI

Yijin Ashi!

YIJIN ASHI

Ajikkai! Behind you!

Ajikkai scream.

The blood can be seen on the wall near him. He fall on the ground and look up... screaming so scared.

Is a creature, with a human body, but very massive, with a skull mask on his head, and red eyes. Wearing only with pants, and big boots. His chest is covered with scars, and he have his long hair braided at the back.

YIJIN ASHI

Ajikkai!

Yijin Ashi turns back and fight, but his brother his hit again by that creature's axe.

YIJIN ASHI

Ajikkai! What had the hell? Fight back! Attack him! Ajikkai!

There are 2 creatures, attacking the boys. Yijin Ashi is fast, but looking at his brother, his rival hit him.

He scream, but then, he growls, and his eyes turn black. He fights, with the sword, trying to kill the creature, but this one is too strong.

Ajikkai is bleeding from every part of his body. But now, when the creature attacks him again, he manages to take his sword and to defend himself.

AJIKKAI

Who are you? What the hell are you?

The creature hit Ajikkai so powerful that he breaks through the wall.

He looks back, is a big room, but empty, with nothing inside, only water on the floor, and darkness.

The creature is yelling, so Ajikkai stand up, so scared, with his hands shaking on the sword. He fights, but when the warrior's axe hit him, his sword falls on the floor, 4 meters away. He is attacked again, and this time, his blood is spilt on the ground.

Bleeding, dying, Ajikkai fall.

YIJIN ASHI

No! Stand up! Ajikkai! No!

But his rival hit him so powerful, that almost break his bones. Yijin Ashi is bleeding. He has an open wound on his chest.

The creature raises his axe and wants to hit again, to kill the boy, but a powerful growl is heard.

KRISTIAN

No! Enough!

The creature stops, and make one step behind, and then, Kristian comes closer.

YIJIN ASHI

Who the hell are you?

KRISTIAN

Hello, Yijin Ashi! I was waiting for you... my name is ...

YIJIN ASHI

Kristian. You are Kristian Ingvar.

KRISTIAN

Yes. I am.

YIJIN ASHI

Where is my mom?

KRISTIAN

I wish I knew. She just runs away.

YIJIN ASHI

She is alive... she manage to escape.

KRISTIAN

Yeah, kind of like that.

YIJIN ASHI

Where is...

But Yijin Ashi falls on his knees. Spitting blood.

KRISTIAN

You are dying, Yijin Ashi. The berserker's blade is poisoned. You and your brother will die... so tell me... do you have the ankh with you?

YIJIN ASHI

For what do you need such an object?

KRISTIAN

What a kid like you know about it? I doubt that Anna teaches you something about it... she was always against this...

YIJIN ASHI

Did you kill my dad?

KRISTIAN

No. Yuuki is still alive, but not for much time. Actually, it depends on you... give me the ankh, and I won't kill that slave.

YIJIN ASHI

How dare you?

KRISTIAN

Oh, child... you are so young... you don't know anything about this world... you don't even know what your mom truly is...

YIJIN ASHI

Fuck off!

Kristian smile, then, he hit the boy so hard, that he arrive in the other room, close to his brother's body.

YIJIN ASHI

Ajikkai!

Kristian came and the berserkers follow him.

KRISTIAN

Yijin Ashi! This is only a matter of time, in less than one hour, you will die, and so your brother.

YIJIN ASHI

My mom will kill you. She will come to find us.

KRISTIAN

I know. Actually, I'm counting on this.

YIJIN ASHI

You...

KRISTIAN

Oh, don't be mad. I promise that I won't hurt your mother... I could never kill her... but, I'm afraid that I can't say the same about the others.

YIJIN ASHI

What others?

KRISTIAN

This is not your business. My child, you should worry about you...

Yijin Ashi wants to move, to go closer to Ajikkai, but he is spitting blood again.

KRISTIAN

Where is the ankh, Yijin Ashi?

YIJIN ASHI

You will never have it.

KRISTIAN

Really?

Kristian arrives near Ajikkai and catches him by the neck.

YIJIN ASHI

What are you doing?

KRISTIAN

Give me the ankh, or I will kill your brother.

YIJIN ASHI

You can't do that.

KRISTIAN

Watch me.

Yijin Ashi looks at Kristian, and then at his brother.

KRISTIAN

The ankh! Now!

YIJIN ASHI

Take your hands off him! Let my brother alone. Here is your ankh!

Yijin Ashi manages to knees, and to take the ankh from his pocket. Kristian arrives near him and takes a closer look.

Being so close, Yijin Ashi can feel only fear like a cold wind is touching him.

KRISTIAN

How nice. Thank you, my child.

Kristian stands up and then look again at the boy.

KRISTIAN

You know, Yijin Ashi... someday, maybe you will call me father.

Yijin Ashi looks scared, without saying nothing at the vampire, but this one leave.

KRISTIAN

Bring them to me.

YIJIN ASHI

No! What are you doing? Take your hands off him!

The berserkers come. One of them take Ajikkai, and the other one come closer to Yijin Ashi.

YIJIN ASHI

No! Kristian!

Yijin Ashi is yelling, but the berserker hit him, and the boy becomes unconscious.

CUT TO:

INT. HOUSE -- MORNING

Everything is like a dream. The sound of fire behind him, and then, a powerful yell.

On the floor is water, all over the place, but then, a circle starts to burn, and in the middle of the fire ring is a man. A tall man, wearing a black cape.

In his hands, he has a skull, the skull of a goat, and from this one's eyes start to fall blood.

On the floor, the water becomes a river of blood, then, someone scream.

ANDREE, a young man, with blonde hair and blue eyes wake up. Sweating, almost screaming and catch the hand of Kristian when it almost kill him with a dagger.

andree

Who the hell are you?

Kristian looks at Andree and smile.

KRISTIAN

My name is Kristian Ingvar! I'm so glad to meet you... angel of death!

ANDREE

What?

Andree couldn't even realize when Kristian stabbed his chest with the dagger. He falls unconscious.

KRISTIAN

I'm sorry, but you are the only one who can help me! Andree...

Kristian takes Andree and then, he just jump over the window, but he left the dagger on the bed.

CUT TO:

 

INT. NIGHT LEGION -- NIGHT

Alessio sits on a throne, looking at all the vampires in the big room. Near him, wearing a red cape is Catalin Vasian.

In the left part, in front of the crowd is Elizabeth de Aragon, and near her is Eirik, the arctic wolf. On the right side, in front of the people is LISIMAH, an old and powerful wolf, but now, he is human, a strong man, with dark eyes and black hair.

ELIZABETH

Your Majesty! This can't be true!

Elizabeth is almost yelling, but then, a royal sound can be heard. They all look-back, when the door opened and Arianna enters. She is escorted by SYLVIAN, a man with blue eyes and black hair, and VIVIEN, such a beautiful person, with eyes almost like the ice.

ALESSIO

Countess Sophia Arianna de Lisette!

ARIANNA

Good evening, Your Majesty!

Everyone is looking at her while she comes closer to the emperor. Eirik growls, but Elizabeth touches his hand.

ELIZABETH

No!

Arianna stops and looks at Elizabeth, then, at the boy.

ARIANNA

Elizabeth de Aragon! How nice to see you here.

ELIZABETH

What are you doing here?

ARIANNA

I am the queen of the wolves, is my right to be here every time I want. Or... did you forget it?

ELIZABETH

Arianna...

ARIANNA

I heard some rumors, like... you want to kill me. Is it true?

ELIZABETH

You have no right to wear the crown of the wolves.

ARIANNA

If not? Then who? You? Tell me, do you have this right?

ELIZABETH

I have royal blood! My father...

ARIANNA

Your father is dead. He died 1000 years ago. He is just a memory now, and by that time... if I remember, Claudio is the one who killed him. So, no! You don't have any right... for the wolves... you are just an omega.

ELIZABETH

What did you say?

Elizabeth's eyes turn yellow, but in the same time, Sylvian and Vivien come near Arianna.

ARIANNA

Is no need for that, Sylvian! Elizabeth, step back... until is not too late!

ELIZABETH

How dare you?

Elizabeth is still growling.

ARIANNA

I could kill you so easy! For me, you are nothing, Elizabeth... just a pain in the ass!

Elizabeth growls again, and want to attack, but Alessio stands up, yelling at them.

ALESSIO

Enough! Elizabeth, step back, now! Arianna! Come here! How dare you too? This is the Night Legion! How dare you to act like that?

ARIANNA

Please, forgive me, Your Majesty! But, I can't sit back when someone like her is trying to turn my people against me.

Arianna looks at Eirik.

ARIANNA

My child, I can see in your eyes how much you hate me, I can feel your anger... but believe me, nothing, no one of this is real.

EIRIK

You killed my family! You torture my grandfather and kidnaped by an aunt. My cousin, Thomas, is dying, because of you.

ARIANNA

I'm afraid that is not me... I'm not the one who did this to your family. Tarja is a dear friend of mine, the same as your father was...

EIRIK

Don't even dare to speak about my father.

ARIANNA

Eirik, you are the arctic wolf, you are more powerful than any wolf from here... look at me, and see the truth. Elizabeth was lying to you. She is just using you... she know that you might kill me.

EIRIK

No! You are lying!

ANNA

I'm afraid, little wolf, that she is not. She is not lying to you.

So scared, they all look-back. On the door just enters Anna and Midnight.

ALESSIO

Anna!

Alessio walks closer and stops in front of Anna. Midnight walks near Lisimah.

Anna bows her head in front of the emperor.

ANNA

Your Majesty! It has been a long time.

ALESSIO

Anna, is that really you?

ANNA

Yes, Your Majesty! Is me. I'm back to Vatican!

Anna knees and Alessio put his hand on her head. Anna closes her eyes and one tear fall.

ALESSIO

Welcome back, Anna! I knew that one day you will come back to us... to me!

ANNA

Your Majesty!

Anna stands up and looks into Alessio's eyes.

ANNA

I'm afraid that my return wasn't my choice. Kristian brought me in Vatican, so I was forced to fight again.

ALESSIO

I understand.

Alessio walk and sits again on his throne. Anna goes near Catalin and smile.

She starts to speak with him in Romanian.

ANNA

Catalin Vasian! Am fost atat de fericita sa aud ca ai devenit cardinalul. Un strigoi pe tronul de la Vatican, este intr-adevar o mare schimbare. Felicitari!

CATALIN

Anna! Multumesc. Ma bucur sa te vad din nou aici.

Problemele au inceput sa se inmulteasca. Situatia nu mai este atat de favorabila nici pentru lupi, dar nici pentru noi.

 

ANNA

Kristian...

Anna looks at Lisimah and bows her head. Now she doesn't speak Romanian anymore.

ANNA

Lisimah, we meet again!

lisimah

Welcome back, Lady Anna.

Now Anna goes closer to Arianna, but she is looking at Eirik.

ANNA

Little wolf, everything that Arianna told you is true. The one that killed your family is Kristian.

EIRIK

Who are you?

ANNA

My name is Anna. I'm one of the oldest hunters in Vatican.

ELIZABETH

How could you be here? After all this time?

ANNA

Elizabeth, you should know that for killing me and Midnight in the same place you need more than one wolf.

ELIZABETH

What?

ANNA

Your dear wolf, Isidor is dead. I killed him last night.

ELIZABETH

No. Isidor is...

ANNA

He is dead. I know that you work for Kristian.

Alessio stands up again and looks at Midnight, then, the vampire bows his head as a yes in front of the emperor.

ANNA

I don't know what he is planning to do, but he is just using you, and when he won't need you anymore... he will just kill you. Elizabeth, you are only a marionette.

ELIZABETH

How dare you? How could you kill Isidor?

ANNA

No! How dare you to use a child, like this boy. The arctic wolf, to force him to kill Arianna?

Anna arrives near Elizabeth and catches her by the neck.

ANNA

I'm not that patient as they are, Elizabeth! So, you better talk, or I will kill you.

Elizabeth's eyes turn yellow and she growls.

ANNA

Don't eve dare to growls like that at me. What the hell is Kristian trying to do? Tell me?

ELIZABETH

He will kill all of you.

ANNA

I won't be so sure of that.

ELIZABETH

He is more powerful that you think.

ANNA

I know him better than anyone.

ELIZABETH

You think so? Things have changed, Anna... he is not anymore that vampire you used to know...

ANNA

What do you want to say with that?

ELIZABETH

Just wait and you will see. Just wait two days...

ANNA

Then what? What will happen?

ELIZABETH

You will see!

Anna hit Elizabeth from the wall so powerful, that she almost break her back.

ALESSIO

Anna! No!

But Anna already arrives near Elizabeth, catch her by the neck and hit her against the wall.

ELIZABETH

You can kill me, but what you will do to stop Kristian?

ANNA

For every soul that he murdered, for every life that he took, for every tear of those children... for my Yuuki... I will make him pay.

ELIZABETH

You don't have any idea what are you saying... Anna, open your eyes and see the truth. Look around you, people are dying... and Kristian is the one who can kill him.

Elizabeth spits blood.

So quiet, no breath, no one say nothing.

Anna just takes the heart out of Elizabeth's chest. With her hands covered with blood, she throw the heart on the floor and look at the dead body.

The door opened and CATALINA VASIAN, Catalin's wife, a young girl with red eyes and long, dark hair just enters. In her hands, she has two swords.

catalina

Your Majesty!

But she stops, looking so scared at Anna, and then on the floor, at that heart still beating, and at Elizabeth's dead body.

CATALINA

My God!

ANNA

God don't have anything to do with it, my child.

Anna arrives near Catalina, and for a second she just looks at her.

CATALIN

Anna!

She smiles when she hear Catalin's voice, so worried about the girl, but then, she look at the swords.

ANNA

From where do you have those swords?

Anna takes one sword and looks at the blade. So scared, she looks at the dragon, at her swords.

CATALINA

Someone let them to a guardian. That person said that those swords are for Lady Anna...

ANNA

Those are my swords. How could someone had...

Then she stop taking and look back at Alessio.

ANNA

Kristian!

CATALINA

Also, Your Majesty, Andree has been kidnaped... or murdered.

ALESSIO

What did you just said?

CATALINA

Yes. The hunters found a dagger covered with blood on his bed.

MIDNIGHT

Andree's name was on that list, I'm sure that Kristian is the one who kidnaped him.

ANNA

Of course. If Andree is really who you told me that he is... then Kristian will try to use him... somehow.

ALESSIO

Anna, listen. Two days ago your boys came to me.

ANNA

What? Are my children in Vatican?

ALESSIO

Yes. They were after Kristian, trying to find you. Yijin Ashi was more worried for Yuuki... somehow he knew that you will be fine...

ANNA

Why don't you told me this until now?

ALESSIO

Anna, they had those swords with them.

ANNA

What? That means...

ALESSIO

Yes, Kristian have your boys.

Anna's eyes turn black and she growls. In less than a second, she take the other sword from Catalina's hands and run.

ALESSIO

No! Anna, stop!

Alessio appears in front of the door and catches Anna by the hand.

ALESSIO

What are you doing? This is suicide!

ANNA

Kristian has my children and Yuuki. Is no time to think... I will kill him.

ALESSIO

But can you really do it? Anna, he is the one who will kill you.

ANNA

You think so? You think that I'm that weak?

ALESSIO

No, but he is your creator. You could never kill him. Anna!

ANNA

Your Majesty, for my children, I will kill everyone who will stand in my way... no matter who or what he is...

Anna growls, she releases her hand, then, she just disappears.

ALESSIO

Midnight! Go with her, please, don't let her get killed.

MIDNIGHT

Yes, Your Majesty!

In the next second, Midnight runs away and disappears into the darkness.

ALESSIO

Catalina, please, tell someone to clean this blood...

CATALINA

Yes, Your Majesty.

ALESSIO

Also, please, try to find Flavio Arys, and bring him to me.

CATALINA

Yes.

Catalina bows his head in front of the emperor, then, she look one more time at Catalin, then, she leave.

CATALIN

Flavio Arys is in Vatican?

ALESSIO

Yes. He is.

Alessio walk and arrive near Arianna, but he is looking at Eirik.

ALESSIO

Eirik! You are the arctic wolf, don't let anyone to use you. Don't kill for revenge, but fight for your family. If you want to save Tarja, then you are free to do it... but don't hunt Kristian. Let us do it.

EIRIK

I don't even know what to think anymore. Everything in my mind is so confused.

ALESSIO

I can understand it. Is not easy to see all your family dead, to hate so much a person, to hunt it for revenge, and then, to find out that the criminal was always near you.

EIRIK

How could I believe what Elizabeth told me? Contess... i... I'm so sorry...

ARIANNA

Don't even worries about that. It could be worse. Just because of Elizabeth, now you could be dead... Eirik, you are the legend... don't let no one kill you.

ALESSIO

Arianna! Catalin! We must do something until is not too late. If Kristian has Andree, then, nothing good can happened...

CATALIN

Your Majesty, please, let me go hunting him.

ALESSIO

You are the cardinal. I need you to be safe.

CATALIN

How could I stay on a chair, here, when people are dying?

ALESSIO

No. I need you to help me with something else... we must talk! Arianna, what the wolves will do?

ARIANNA

For what he did to Vreth, for the fact that he kidnaped Tarja... the wolves will hunt him. Vivien will lead the pack.

vivien

Yes, Your Highness!

LISIMAH

Vivien maybe is time to run beside you one more time. You can count on me and my pack.

VIVIEN

Thank you, Lisimah.

EIRIK

If you allow me, I would like to come with you. I want to save my aunt. Please.

vivien

Of course, you can come, for me is an honor to have someone like you here.

Arianna knees and she open a magic rune of the floor. With her eyes closed, she passes her hand near the rune. For a moment, she doesn't even breath, then, she opens her eyes.

ARIANNA

At the old cemetery, into a royal crypt are some stairs, from there you can enter in the catacombs where Kristian Ingvar is. Now, Go! Kill him!

sylvian

Yes.

ARIANNA

Not you, Sylvian. You stay here with me, I need for something.

SYLVIAN

As you wish.

ARIANNA

Go, Vivien. Make me proud.

Vivien bows his head, then he, run out and Eirik goes with him. 

lisimah

See you soon, Your Majesty.

ALESSIO

Please, return safe, Lisimah.

Lisimah smile, and then, he and his pack of ten wolves run out, following Vivien.

cut to:

INT. CATACOMBS -- LATER

Anna and Midnight walk downstairs.

MIDNIGHT

Anna, do you really think that is a good idea to come here alone?

ANNA

Alone? But you are here with me.

MIDNIGHT

Yes, but...

ANNA

Midnight, when did you become so weak? I don't remember you like that... it was a time when you were able to fight alone with an army.

MIDNIGHT

I'm just worried. I never liked Kristian, and now, I don't have any idea what he is trying to do.

ANNA

No matter what, don't be afraid of unknown, Midnight. Is our destiny as hunters to fight, so in the end we can die in battle.

MIDNIGHT

What are you saying? I'm not planning to die here tonight... not by Kristian's hands anyway.

Anna takes her swords and looks back.

MIDNIGHT

What is it?

ANNA

Can't you feel it? Someone is in here.

Midnight growls, with black eyes, he looks back and catch the arrow who almost kill him.

MIDNIGHT

This is positioned.

ANNA

We are surrender. Be careful!

Midnight throws the arrow, take his sword and kill the creature who attack him. Looking at the floor, it was just a bat.

MIDNIGHT

What had the hell? Is just a batt.

A creepy sound can be heard. Both Anna and Midnight protect their head when the batts pass over.

ANNA

What the fuck....

MIDNIGHT

Where are batts, always will be... strigoi!

Midnight is yelling, he pass near Anna and kill the strigoi who almost attack the lady.

MIDNIGHT

Be careful, Anna! They are here!

ANNA

Don't worries about me... let them come! Kill them all!

Around one thousand predators attack them, but Anna smile, she catches better the swords on her hands, then, she enters the fight.

So fast, so powerful, she passes near them, and behind her remains only dead bodies. The strigoi is yelling and trying to kill her, but Anna is like a hurricane.

The sound of her blade when cuts the flesh, the blood spilt on the floor, the pain, screams make her revenge come true.

Midnight is yelling, and for one second Anna look at him. She smiles, to see him fighting like that.

His sword breaks bones and cuts deep into the flesh. Behind him, heads are flying.

He catches one of them by the head, and after breaking his bones, rip the heart out of his chest.

The wall breaks when Anna hit four of them.

MIDNIGHT

They are so weak!

ANNA

Of course, they are not predators. Kristian is using them only to fight, and to get killed....

MIDNIGHT

Yes. I think the same. He is using them only to take more time...

Without even looking, Midnight kills the strigoi from his back. Then, he turns around and massacre them all.

He catch one of them by the hair and hit him so powerful by the wall, that this one's head breaks.

Anna is fighting like a beast, without any break, careless about the way she kills. Around her, all you can see is only blood.

Midnight is careful at his every move, at every attack, but she's not. Killing like a predator, she just breaks in pieces everything in her way, until is nothing, but only death.

ANNA

Midnight! Back! Now!

Midnight turns back and decapitated the last strigoi. Then, he just looks around... with a sadness in his eyes, he walk on the dead bodies and arrive near Anna.

MIDNIGHT

What was this?

ANNA

This was Kristian's passion for blood... for pain...

MIDNIGHT

What do you want to do now?

ANNA

Let's go, we don't have time to loose.

MIDNIGHT

Anna, we don't know how many of them are out there...

ANNA

Do I look like I care? For my children, I will fight even with the devil himself. Now, let's go!

Anna start to run, and Midnight doesn't have any choice, s he follow her.

The corridor is lightened only by some torches. On the floor is water and is a powerful smell of mold and moisture.

By the time to time, Midnight looks at Anna, and he can see in her eyes only hate.

Lost in her thoughts, Midnight gets so scared when Anna fall. He scream and make one step back.

MIDNIGHT

Anna!

She is half on the floor. Her hands are bleeding, and she clench her teeth.

ANNA

Midnight! Don't look at me like that, do something!

MIDNIGHT

Anna...

Midnight makes one step back, and the floor around Anna start to break.

ANNA

NO! Stop! Don't make any step. Or both of us will fall.

MIDNIGHT

Do You want to say that is nothing under you?

ANNA

No, it seems to be air. What I think is another room under this floor.

MIDNIGHT

Are you hurt?

ANNA

No. I'm fine. But this will fall soon, I don't know how tall is the room... or what is under it.

MIDNIGHT

Your swords! Give me your swords!

Anna is trying to grab one of the swords, but it is too fall. She is trying to move, but in that moment, all the floor is breaking and she fall.

Both, her and Midnight are screaming. The room is so tall, and when they hit the floor, Anna becomes unconscious. One piece of the rock hit her, and from her mouth blood start to fall.

Midnight looks around him, in pain, he moves the piece of wall from him, screaming.

MIDNIGHT

Anna? Anna, are you here?

He stand up and look around, then he sees Anna, almost dead, under that piece of rock.

MIDNIGHT

No! Anna!

Midnight make one step back, but he scream, her leg is broken.

MIDNIGHT

Oh, shit!

He yells when he fix his bones. Then, he look around, so scared, and see how some torches are burning. The room is made in a circle, with only one door in the left side.

A powerful sound is heard, and then, four berserkers come out in the light. Midnight is a surrender by them. His eyes turn black, and he growls.

MIDNIGHT

Beserkers!

The berserkers grab their axe and yelling, the attack the vampire. Midnight takes his sword and fight.

He manages to hit one of them, but the others kick him so powerful, his back is bleeding. He make one step back, but turns around, and keep fighting.

He hit one of them on the floor, but this one stand up, and others to hurt the vampire again.

MIDNIGHT

How can you be so powerful...

Midnight growls and fights with only one of them. So fast, so powerful, he hit him with the blade, breaking this one's arm.

His axe falls on the ground, so Midnight grabs it.

MIDNIGHT

This is something new!

Screaming, Midnight sees how his leg is bleeding. He turns around and decapitate the berserker near him.

The others are making unimaginable sounds, but the vampire attacks them.

Midnight is strong, but they are too many, and he can't fight with the three of them in the same time.

The axe hit him so powerful that break his chest. Midnight knees and spit blood. He is in pain, but he look up and see how a berserker attacks him.

He closes his eyes, but only the blood touch his face. So scared, he open his eyes and see how Anna kill one of the berserkers.

MIDNIGHT

Anna!

ANNA

I'm sorry for being late.

MIDNIGHT

Always in time, my lady!

Anna has both her swords, even that she is wounded, she still fights like a beast. So powerful, faster than any vampire.

She hit the axe of berserkers and it flies away. Then, she cut his arm, and after one more hit, she decapitated him, but the last one, pierce her back with the claws.

She makes few steps, almost fall, but touch the ground with one hand, make one step, almost touching the floor with her body and cut the beserker's in two.

Midnight looks at her with his mouth open.

Anna stand up, she hit again the berserker, and then, his body fall on the ground.

She want to make one step, but bleeding, she fall on her knees again. Midnight comes near her.

MIDNIGHT

Anna!

ANNA

I'm fine, don't worries!

MIDNIGHT

You are bleeding.

ANNA

You too. It will heal soon, let's not think about it. Tell me, how the hell can Kristian have the berserkers under his command?

MIDNIGHT

I wish I could know. They are so powerful... more powerful than usual.

ANNA

When I fight with a berserker for the first time, I was only 20, Kristian was there, he killed them for me... I almost died. But he saved me.

MIDNIGHT

The way you fight... the way you just killed them, so fast...

ANNA

Is the way that Kristian teach me.

Anna stands up and put her swords on the belt, on the back. Her wounds are bleeding.

ANNA

We have to get out from here!

MIDNIGHT

Yes, maybe more of them will come, and we don't have the power to fight with them.

ANNA

Maybe you don't, but I do.

MIDNIGHT

It has been so many time since I saw you last time fighting, I almost forget how strong you are.

ANNA

No. Is nothing impressive about me, I just... I was trained to kill, that's all. And I'm not proud with that.

Anna starts to walk, without looking back. Midnight just comes close to her, and then, both of them go to the door, and then, keep walking along the corridor.

CUT TO:

INT. CATACOMBS -- EVENING

Andree wake up, first, his eyes hurt, so he can't see many things, but then, when everything become clear, he realized that Kristian is sitting on a big table, looking at him.

ANDREE

You! Who the hell are you?

KRISTIAN

You are finally awake. Tell me, did you had any dream? Something... bloody, maybe?

Andree remembers his dream about that person in the fire ring, with the animal bleeding skull.

ANDREE

What do you want from me?

Andree tries to move, but he is chained.

KRISTIAN

I need your help. What do you know about the blood moon?

ANDREE

Why?

KRISTIAN

Just tell me what do you know. Remember that I'm the one who ask questions, here.

ANDREE

If you need my help, then, you know who I am. Nothing you can do... can kill me.

KRISTIAN

I know, but, how about the pain?

ANDREE

You really think I care about that?

KRISTIAN

Yes. I'm sure of that.

Kristian takes an arrow and goes closer to Andree.

KRISTIAN

Now tell me, what do you know about the blood moon?

ANDREE

What do you think you will do with that arrow?

KRISTIAN

Speak!

Kristian pierces Andree's shoulder with the arrow, and this one start to yell, like never before. He feels a pain that almost break his bones.

Kristian takes out the arrow and looks into Andree's eyes.

ANDREE

How can you possible... have something like that?

KRISTIAN

Now that I have your attention, please, be so kind, and tell me what you know about the blood moon.

ANDREE

Once a year the wolves can see the full moon red. In that night, many things can happen...

KRISTIAN

Do Things like what?

ANDREE

That depends on. A werewolf, a beast, can become a pureblood, a wolf... and strigoi, can become again a vampire, or, a vampire can become a human. But none of this ever happened. Is just an old tale of the Navaho wolves.

KRISTIAN

You forget something.

ANDREE

What?

KRISTIAN

In the night with blood moon, a vampire can become immortal.

ANDREE

This is impossible. Nothing can be immortal.

KRISTIAN

I can see into your eyes that you are lying.

Kristian pierces Andree's shoulder again with the arrow. This one is yelling as loud as he can.

ANNA

Kristian!

Anna throws one sword to Kristian, but he catches it. His hand is bleeding, but he smile.

KRISTIAN

Anna. I was waiting for you.

He let the arrow into Andree's body, and then, he stand up. Anna and Midnight just enter the room.

ANNA

Where are my children?

KRISTIAN

I see that you find out about them.

ANNA

Tell me! What have you done to my children?

KRISTIAN

Midnight. It has been such a long time...

ANNA

Damn you!

Anna is growling, and then, she just attack Kristian, but this one hit her by the wall.

KRISTIAN

Oh, Anna, I guess that you just meet my warriors, you are wounded, bleeding... you are so weak.

ANNA

I still have the power to kill you.

Anna attack him again, she is fighting so hard, faster, stronger like never before, but she can't even touch him.

ANDREE

Midnight!

MIDNIGHT

Andree! What the hell is happening here?

ANDREE

Help me. Please...

Midnight looks again at Anna, she is so angry, fighting, trying to kill the vampire, then, he just arrive near Andree.

MIDNIGHT

Andree, how this could ever happen...

ANDREE

Take the arrow out! Now!

Midnight catch the arrow, and he can see the pain into Andree's eyes. For one second, he is afraid to move it, not to kill the medium, but then, he get the arrow out of the flesh, and Andree is yelling, bleeding.

MIDNIGHT

Andree!

ANDREE

I'm fine. I will be fine...

Midnight hears a powerful sound, and he look back. Anna is injured, bleeding so bad. She just hit the wall and almost break it.

Kristian arrives near her, she wants to attack, but he pierces her heart with the sword.

ANNA

Kristian!

MIDNIGHT

Anna! No!

The sword falls from Anna's hand, and after a line of blood fall from her mouth, she become unconscious. Kristian catch her into his arms and put her on the floor.

KRISTIAN

Just rest for a bit, my Anna.

MIDNIGHT

You bastard!

KRISTIAN

Midnight! I was looking for you, thank you for coming here, by your own will.

MIDNIGHT

I will kill you. Murderer!

Midnight takes his sword and attacks Kristian, but this one fight back.

KRISTIAN

You are old and powerful, Midnight. You could do so many things, but you preferred to stay in the shade of Alessio.

MIDNIGHT

How dare you?

KRISTIAN

Hyun Shin maybe is time to choose a side. The Vatican will fall soon, it will be better for you to be on my side. Think at that.

MIDNIGHT

Never. I better die than to fight by your side. You are nothing by a murderer.

KRISTIAN

We are all like that. Me, you, Anna, Alessio, and all of them.

MIDNIGHT

Don't even dare!

Midnight hit so powerfully that he manages to make a scratch on Kristian's face.

KRISTIAN

Oh, I almost forget how the pain feel. The blade of a sword cutting your flesh... it hurt, right?

Kristian's wound already heals. He smiles, then he just disappears and appears near Midnight, with his sword into the hunter's chest.

KRISTIAN

I'm sorry, Midnight. This is all for a great purpose. Soon, you will understand.

MIDNIGHT

Fuck you...

After that Kristian kill Midnight.

Andree is screaming, so scared, looking at them.

Midnight's body fall on the ground, bleeding. Kristian throws the sword away and comes again near Andree.

ANDREE

You killed him. You killed Midnight.

KRISTIAN

Almost.

ANDREE

Why are you doing all this? For what?

KRISTIAN

If you would listen to what I was saying earlier, you would know.

Andree is looking at Kristian, but this one smile.

KRISTIAN

Please, don't even bother, your magic doesn't work with me.

ANDREE

What are you?

KRISTIAN

This is a good question, what I am? I remember that I used to be a vampire, a strong and old one... but then... what I've become? Tell me, what I am now?

ANDREE

You are insane. What the hell have you done? Do You want to kill as all?

KRISTIAN

So you know, you really know what I am.

ANDREE

A murderer, that is what you are.

KRISTIAN

Well, I don't have nothing against it, as long as I can become... immortal.

ANDREE

This is impossible. Even for someone like you.

KRISTIAN

You are the proof, Andree, you are immortal.

ANDREE

Is that what you think?

KRISTIAN

Is not this the truth?

ANDREE

You don't know anything about me. But, I can tell you one thing, I can't be killed, because of my father... but it don't mean that I'm immortal. Kristian Ingvar, there is no such thing as immortality.

KRISTIAN

You are just lying. You see, Andree, I have around 5000 years old. I've seen so many things, that you could never imagine. But, not too long time ago, I meet someone...

and an old priest. He told me about the power of the stars.

ANDREE

The stars?

KRISTIAN

Yes, the stars. At the beginning of time, the magic came from the stars. Like that were born the constellations, and under it, were born 12 spirits.

ANDREE

This is just a legend. For a story, you are killing people.

KRISTIAN

From those 12 spirits was born the zodiac. When the elements of the zodiac will be together again, it can bring something called... the spirit of the ankh.

ANDREE

The eternal life. You are insane. You will just kill those people for nothing. Kristian, listen to me, this is only a story.

KRISTIAN

Really? Is that what you think so?

Kristian comes near Andree and tight his chains.

ANDREE

What are you doing to me?

KRISTIAN

I will take you to a walk. Is something that you need to see.

Now, Kristian catches Andree by the arm and forces him to stand up.

KRISTIAN

Don't even bother to run away. You could never get alive from this place. Believe me, it could be your worse nightmare.

ANDREE

You are insane.

KRISTIAN

Let's go!

Kristian force Andree to walk away, and they get out of the room.

CUT TO:

INT. CATACOMBS -- LATER

Kristian and Andree are walking in a huge corridor, but they stop for a moment when a terrible scream is heard. The sound of the breaking wall and the pain... someone is fighting just nearby.

KRISTIAN

What the hell is happening here?

ANDREE

Maybe they came after you...

KRISTIAN

Then, let's not make them waiting. Move!

Andree is so angry but is nothing then he can do. Kristian seems more curious than worried about what is happening.

They walk and pass the corner, then, in a big room, made in a circle, with a dig of water on the middle, around 15 wolves are fighting with the berserkers.

They enter in the room, and then, one berserker is coming, running with the axe in his hand, prepared to attack, to kill them, Andree is terrified to see it.

Kristian growls, and then, the berserker stops and bow his head in front of the vampire.

ANDREE

Impossible!

KRISTIAN

Guards the door. Don't let anyone to get out!

The berserker walks behind them and guards the door.

KRISTIAN

Try to leave, and I will kill you!

The way that Kristian said that make Andree feel a cold wind on his back. He was never in his life so scared, is something in the vampire's eyes that terrified him.

Kristian makes few steps and looks around. In the fight, he can see a brown wolf, with a scar on the left eye.

KRISTIAN

Lisimah!

Kristian growls, and then, he appears near Lisimah and hit him so powerful that broke his teeth. The wolf makes one step back, with a sound of pain.

Watching them, seeing how the wolf's teeth are almost falling, Andree is even more scared.

He put his hand in his mouth, not to scream when Kristian hit the wolf again. So powerful, that break this one's maxillary, and then, hit him in the head, making his nose bleeding.

KRISTIAN

Adios, Lisimah!

The wolf is howling, but Kristian hit him on the floor and smash his head.

With his hands full of blood, Kristian turns around and catch the axe of the berserker who almost hit Vivien, the husky wolf.

KRISTIAN

No! Vivien is mine! I will kill him!

The berserker yell and still want to attack the wolf, then, Kristian kills his own warrior. So mad, growling, his eyes are black, and he mash the berserker with the axe, even if is already dead.

ANDREE

No...

Andree makes one step, and then he stops. Looking around is only blood, a fight that could never end in a good way for the wolves.

Looking at Kristian, he notices how the vampire's eyes become red, and then, in his mind, Andree see again that dream, the image of the person dressed in black, with a bloody animal skull in his hand, in the ring of fire.

ANDREE

No! It can't be true...

Looking again at Kristian, see how he is killing Vivien. The wolf is powerful, and fight, but he can't even touch the vampire.

Kristian hit him so powerful and fast with the axe that cut his body into two pieces.

ANDREE

Vivien!

One tear fall from Andree's eyes, he can't even breath, and now, he fall on his knees.

ANDREE

Oh, father, help me! I'm begging you, help us...

Kristian kills everything in his way, even his berserkers. He seems to lost all the control of his body if

sometimes he had something human, now is everything lost, and he is just a killing machine.

The wolves from Lisimah's pack attack him, trying to kill him, to stretch his body, but, with that axe, Kristian cut them into pieces.

One white wolf, with red eyes, fall into the water, and swim to the surface again, but Andree notices it immediately.

Near the water, the wolf turns into human, Eirik, the blonde young boy. His hair is wet, and he breathe so hard. On his chest, he has an open bleeding wound.

ANDREE

This child...

Andree looks at him and sees how his eyes turns red again.

ANDREE

The arctic wolf... how can it be...

Andree looks at Kristian and see him covered with blood, massacre everything and everyone around him, and then, again at Eirik.

He coughs blood and seems to be in pain.

ANDREE

No. I can't let this happened!

Andree closes his eyes and tries to say something, so slowly, into a language is forgotten a long time ago. His words are like a spell, Eirik scream, and put his hands over his ears.

Scared, he look around, and then, he see Andree. Eirik's eyes become red again and he is forced to turn into a wolf.

dissolve to:

INT. CATACOMBS dungeon -- CONTINUOUS

In the same time, deep into the catacombs, in a dungeon, a brown wolf, so injured, with all his body bleeding, is lying on the floor.

He can hear a sound, so he move his ears, and then, slowly, he open his red eyes.

With all his body shaking, bleeding, the brown wolf stands up and howls.

That sound is so powerful, that almost shake all the catacombs.

cut to:

INT. CATACOMBS -- CONTINUOUS

Andree is screaming and fall on his knees. He open his eyes and just look at Eirik, who is looking at him.

One berserker attack Eirik, but growling, he breaks this one's arm.

Andree is watching him, the arctic wolf is fighting, but he don't seem to be that strong. He is fast, but nothing impressive.

The berserker hit him on the floor.

ANDREE

No! This is impossible!

The berserker attack again, but the arctic wolf jump and catch the warrior by the neck, almost eating him alive.

He looks around, is blood everywhere, all berserkers are dead, most of them killed by their master himself.

Only one wolf was alive, but now, Kristian kills him.

Eirik growls so angry and attacks Kristian.

ANDREE

No! Don't do this! Foolish child!

Andree is running, he jump in the water, swim and arrive at the other side.

He sees how Kristian hit Eirik on the floor so many times, but... he don't kill the wolf.

Andree gets out of the water and run. He is running as fast as he can.

Kristian hit Eirik so powerful, then the wolf spits blood. He is lying on the floor but is trying to stand up.

Andree arrives near him.

ANDREE

Follow the water and get out of here! Now!

The wolf is growling.

ANDREE

Do it! Get out of here!

Eirik stands up and goes near the water, but he stops and look again at Andree, growling.

ANDREE

Go! And try to stay alive!

The wolf jumps in the water and starts to swim, following the water.

Kristian throws the axe on the floor and comes near Andree. His eyes are red, and he is covered with blood.

ANDREE

Kristian! Stop it! I know you can hear me. Look around you, look at what have you done.

KRISTIAN

That was the arctic wolf... and you let him get away!

Kristian appears near Andree, but he catches the vampire's hand before he kill him.

ANDREE

No, Kristian! Stop it!

KRISTIAN

I will kill you! Is nothing you can do to me. I will kill you, the angel of death!

Andree notice Kristian's words. Looking at his eyes, he can see only darkness.

KRISTIAN

I will kill you! I will take your blood and I will become immortal. I will be the angel of death, not you! NOT YOU!

Kristian hit Andree by the floor.

KRISTIAN

Soon, I will kill all of them, and I will take their blood. I will be immortal...

Kristian arrives near Andree, catch him by the neck and choke him.

Andree catches Kristian's hand, but this one is too strong. He can't breathe anymore.

His eyes turn black and then blue again.

Andree looks at Kristian, his pain is killing him, but at some moment, his eyes turn black. Andree catches Kristian's head with both his hands and starts to yell.

His words couldn't be understood, is something that a human can't never understand.

Tears of blood fall from Kristian's eyes, and he fall on his knees. The screaming of pain, he touch the floor with

his hands, want to catch something, but it was only rock.

KRISTIAN

No! Nooo...

Now, the vampire is just like a dog. Lying on the floor, on his knees, bleeding, yelling of pain.

Andree stands up, and his eyes turn blue again.

ANDREE

Never challenge an angel of death again! You monster!

Andree jumps in the water and swims leaving from there. Behind him, Kristian is still screaming, in his knees, bleeding.

KRISTIAN

I will kill you, Andree! I will kill all of you!

CUT TO:

EXT. cemetery  -- MOMENTS LATER

Eirik sits on the ground, near the water. He is injured, his wounds are still bleeding, he breathe deep, his pain being huge, but he stands up scared when he see Andree falling from the water.

EIRIK

Are you ok?

Eirik helps Andree to get out from the water.

ANDREE

Yes, I'm fine. But, what is wrong with you? You are the arctic wolf, you could kill Kristian.

EIRIK

What? Are you kidding? He is too strong, I never saw someone like him... he almost kill me. Never in my life, I was so afraid.

ANDREE

I helped you, I gave you my power.

EIRIK

What? When?

ANDREE

What did you say?

EIRIK

You almost kill me in there, that sound, it was like will break my ears.

ANDREE

What? How... I don't understand. Did You hear a sound? Nothing else than a sound?

EIRIK

Yes. It was so powerful, I was screaming in pain.

ANDREE

This is impossible.

EIRIK

Who are you? And, I don't understand, what did you expect from me?

ANDREE

My name is Andree, I don't know what exactly I am... but Kristian just called me the angel of death. Back then, in the catacombs, I gave you my power, so you can kill him, I was screaming for your spirit... and you answered me.

EIRIK

I did what?

ANDREE

But I heard you. I could feel your pain, you were screaming by inside, and then, you answered me... your howling was so powerful!

EIRIK

I didn't howl!

ANDREE

But...

EIRIK

I didn't howl, I told you, I was just screaming in pain.

ANDREE

But that means... someone more powerful than you is in there, that pain... he was dying... and he answered me.

EIRIK

Maybe another wolf.

ANDREE

There is no wolf powerful than the arctic wolf...

Andree looks at Eirik, at his blue eyes, and then, he notices what is happening.

ANDREE

No one, but the spirit of the wolves. Vreth! Vreth is in there, he is alive...

EIRIK

What will happen to him now?

ANDREE

We must tell to the emperor about this. My child, it is worse, than I could ever imagine... Kristian is a monster.

CUT TO:

EXT. Library  -- EVENING

FLAVIO ARYS, walk into the library. He is wearing a black cape, his head is covered by that, but still, you can see his blue eyes into the darkness.

librarian

We just closed.

The librarian, an old man come, but the book from his hand fall on the floor when he see Flavio.

He makes one step, take the book from the floor, and then, he uncovered his head.

LIBRARIAN

Flavio Arys!

flavio

"Crime and punishment", interesting. This book is really interesting.

LIBRARIAN

I... I thought that you are in Romania.

FLAVIO

I was, but now I'm back. A lot of shitty things are happening around here, and I don't have all night, so tell me, who came last week at you, looking for a strange book?

LIBRARIAN

What kind had of book?

FLAVIO

Listen to me, old man, you know that is not very healthy to play like that with me. I don't have too much patient.

LIBRARIAN

I don't know about what are you speaking. I have a lot of books here, a lot of people are coming every day, how could I remember...

FLAVIO

I'm sure that a person like Kristian Ingvar is not so easy to forget. Now tell me, what did he want?

LIBRARIAN

I don't know any Kristian Ingvar.

Flavio is growling and catch the librarian by the neck. This one is so scared, almost crying.

LIBRARIAN

I swear I don't know any Kristian.

FLAVIO

What book was he looking for? Tell me, or I will break your neck.

LIBRARIAN

How could I tell you something that I don't know?

Flavio shows his fangs, growling, and almost break the old man's neck. He starts to cry, to breathe hard. He is terrified.

FLAVIO

People are dying, librarian, and is only your fault. You have any idea what will happen with you and your family if the Night Legion will catch you?

LIBRARIAN

Please, you have to believe me.

Flavio growls.

FLAVIO

I start to lose my patient.

Flavio chokes the librarian and almost kill him.

LIBRARIAN

No. Wait, please, don't kill me. Wait, I will tell you everything.

Flavio hit the librarian from the floor.

FLAVIO

You have one minute to speak if you are trying to lie. I will kill you and all your family.

LIBRARIAN

It was a vampire, I never saw him before. He looks like a young gothic boy, with black long hair, and brown eyes, but he seems to be so powerful. So old...

FLAVIO

What did he want? For what kind of book was he looking?

LIBRARIAN

The Book of Deads.

FLAVIO

The Egyptian one?

LIBRARIAN

Yes. He was looking for more information about the Ankh, a symbol that...

FLAVIO

I know what an Ankh is. Tell me, what kind of information he need?

LIBRARIAN

I told you, he was looking for the Book of Deads.

FLAVIO

Did he find it? Did you give him the book?

LIBRarIAN

I had to, if not, he would kill my daughter.

FLAVIO

That is not his style...

LIBRARIAN

Flavio, I don't know who this guy is, but if he wants to use the Ankh, then, no one is safe anymore.

FLAVIO

What do you want to say?

LIBRARIAN

That object is used as a symbol for eternal life, but if it is used by someone already dead... then, he will become a shadow, a monster, that will kill everything around... and no way to stop it...

FLAVIO

Because is immortal.

LIBRARIAN

Flavio, only Gods are meant to be immortals, if someone truly have the Ankh, then you should stop him.

FLAVIO

I see.

Flavio gets out of the library.

dissolve to:

EXT. LIBRARY -- CONTINUOUS

Flavio starts to walk on the street. He take his phone and call someone.

FLAVIO

Your Majesty, you were right, Xavier is alive, and he betrayed us.

ALESSIO (V.O.)

Are you sure of that?

FLAVIO

Yes, of course, I'm sure. He was looking for the Book of Deads, it seems that Kristian has the Ankh and want to use it. Xavier is helping him.

ALESSIO (V.O.)

Yes, I know about the Ankh, Andree just told me. Flavio, the situation is worse, I need you here immediately.

FLAVIO

I'm on my way, Your Majesty.

ALESSIO (V.O.)

Good, please, try to hurry up.

FLAVIO

I'm almost there.

Flavio closes the phone and put it into his pocket.

FLAVIO

Oh, Xavier, how much I want to break your neck.

Flavio is growling, but then, he just disappears into the night.

CUT TO:

INT. NIGHT LEGION -- LATER

Into the office, Alessio sits on his throne, looking both at Catalin Vasian and Flavio talking. Andree is looking in the library, trying to find a book.

Catalin yells at Flavio, but then a book fall on the floor and both of them become so quiet, looking at Andree.

ANDREE

I'm sorry.

Andree knees and touch the book, but then, in his mind appears the image of that man, in the middle of the fire ring, holding the bloody skull in his hand.

FLAVIO

Andree, are you ok? Andree?

Andree looks at Flavio, the vampire is knees near him.

FLAVIO

Andree? Can you hear me?

ANDREE

Yes, I can hear you.

FLAVIO

What happened? Are you ok?

ANDREE

No. I'm not ok. Your Majesty, the full moon is almost in the sky, soon, it will start. 

ALESSIO

Tell me the truth, Andree, how bad will it be?

ANDREE

I wish I could know. All that I can see is a ring of fire, and blood.

FLAVIO

The librarian said, that it will destroy us all, if Kristian becomes immortal, no one will be able to stop him anymore. That's why I say to take the hunter and kill him. Now, when is still time.

CATALIN

This is not that easy. We are not like that.

FLAVIO

Well, if we are not like that, then, soon we will be nothing but just dead.

CATALIN

No. We follow the code, without this, we don't have anything. Everything will be in vain. What will be the difference between us and Kristian?

FLAVIO

The difference is that we would be alive. Catalin, which part of this don't you understand? Kristian is not longer a person, he is a monster.

CATALIN

Maybe you are old, but, Flavio, are you that strong? Kristian has defeated predators like Midnight, Anna, Vreth, Tarja, Andree, he almost kill Eirik, and Xavier bows his head in front of him. So you tell me, Flavio, can you kill him?

FLAVIO

Catalin, please, don't make me forget that you are the cardinal.

ALESSIO

Flavio! Enough! What the hell is wrong with you two? People are killed around us, and you want to start a fight in this moment? Catalin, we will fight, if we attack Kristian, it doesn't mean that we are like him. It doesn't make our criminals.

ANDREE

Your Majesty! Who is Rurik?

The three of them look at Andree. He sits on the floor, with books around him, papers and a pen in his hand.

ALESSIO

He was one of the most dangerous predators. One thousand years ago, he massacred all the wolves in Scandinavia and kill many of our kids. Rurik Ingvar, he is Kristian's brother.

ANDREE

What?

ALESSIO

Yes. When I meet them, they were so nice and friendly, but in time, something had changed. Rurik becomes a murderer and tried to use the Draco Ordo to have more power for himself.

CATALIN

Draco Ordo?

ALESSIO

Yes. Draco Ordo, the order of the dragon, a group of young predators, trying to play with magic and blood. With dark magic... until one day, when we almost died. Rurik tried to kill all of us.

Alessio stands up and comes closer to Catalin and Flavio.

ALESSIO

Now that I think at this, that was the moment when Kristian truly becomes a predator. Anna was in the front, closer to Rurik, so she had the worst injured, in order to revenge her pain, Kristian hunted his brother.

CATALIN

And then?

ALESSIO

I send Midnight to hunt Rurik, he catches him, and since then, Rurik is here, in Vatican, in the dungeon. Kristian hated himself for not being the one who capture and kill Rurik...

CATALIN

What? Is that predator still alive?

ALESSIO

Yes. He is closer than you think. 

ANDREE

Are you sure of that, Your Majesty?

ALESSIO

Of course, I'm sure. Rurik is guarded by my best hunters.

Andree is just looking at Alessio, without saying a word.

ALESSIO

No, it can't be true. For what he did, Rurik can't see the sunlight again.

FLAVIO

If what he did was so bad, why don't you killed him?

CATALIN

Flavio! How dare you?

ALESSIO

It's too dangerous. After that night, Rurik becomes a monster, a beast thirsty of blood, we don't know what is inside of him, but something it is...

ANDREE

I guess Kristian killed him.

ALESSIO

How can you say that?

ANDREE

I saw him fighting, he killed everyone, both, the wolves and his warriors. He killed the berserkers, his own warriors. I'm afraid that Flavio is right, Kristian is nothing than a monster... and whatever was inside Rurik, now, that power belongs to him.

ALESSIO

No. It has to be another way.

FLAVIO

Your Majesty, want Andree to want to say is that you have to kill him, tonight, how soon as possible. It's not that hard.

ALESSIO

What?

ANDREE

Your Majesty, I know that is not nice to ask, but, who was in the Draco Ordo?

ALESSIO

It was me, Kristian, Anna, Midnight, Claudio, Vreth, Alarik, Xavier, Iiro, Elizabeth, Lisimah and Rurik.

FLAVIO

The best of the best. The oldest ones...

ALESSIO

This is not funny.

ANDREE

Your Majesty! Do you remember the list that Midnight found? Was the one written by Kristian?

ALESSIO

Yes, of course.

ANDREE

That is not a death list, there are not the persons that he is trying to kill... actually, I have a feeling that he is not killing them. Xavier is alive, I'm kind of sure that Vreth is alive, I'm on that list, he captured me, but I'm still alive...

Alessio takes the list written by Kristian and take a closer look at it.

ALESSIO

He is not trying to kill us... he is creating the Draco Ordo again. Tonight, he will do the same thing as Rurik, in that night, 1000 years ago.

FLAVIO

That guy is insane!

CATALIN

I don't understand one thing... not everyone from this list was in the Draco Ordo.

ALESSIO

This is true, some of them are too young, they were not even born back them, but... the bloodline is the same. And Kristian needs the blood. Is the only thing that matters.

ANDREE

Yes, he told me a legends about the 12 spirits, about the constellations. I was trying all day to find out why we are on the list because we are too young and we don't even know him... then, I found out.

ALESSIO

It's the zodiac. The Draco Ordo was, in fact, a map of the sky on Earth. We represented the zodiac.

Alessio shows the list to Catalin.

ALESSIO

Look! So, there are us, the oldest ones, and then, Eirik, son of Alarik, the Scorpio, Arianna, she is the niece of Claudio, the Taurus, Andree, you represent Iiro, the libra, Tarja, she represent Lisimah, the cancer, and you, Flavio, yours represent him, Kristian, the lion.

FLAVIO

Fuck him, he is insane! Why he can't use his own blood.

CATALIN

Flavio! Should I remind you where you are in this moment and who is near you?

ALESSIO

Don't worry, Catalin is not the time for being polite. Is time to fight... Andree, give me that pen.

ANDREE

Here it is, Your Majesty.

With a line, Alessio cut the names on the list, until remaining only him, Flavio and Arianna.

CATALIN

He has the blood of everyone expecting Flavio, Arianna and Your Majesty.

ANDREE

I have to say that I'm impressed, if he wouldn't tell me about the zodiac, I would never figure out why he is doing this.

ALESSIO

What did you say?

ANDREE

It's true, I knew something about the legend of the 12 spirits and the constellation, but, I would never think that someone will be retarded enough to use it.

ALESSIO

No, you said that if he wouldn't tell you... so, he just tell you this...

ANDREE

Yes, while he was torturing me, with the Holly lance, which I don't have any idea how he can have something like that. I would love to know... also, he called me the Angel of Death. That's offering.

ALESSIO

He was telling you, he knew that you will survive and come back here, telling me everything... in all, this time, he was hoping that I will figure out... The thing that he really need... is my blood... also, he need Arianna, to make the ritual.

Alessio cut Flavio's name on the list.

FLAVIO

But he doesn't have my blood.

ALESSIO

He doesn't even need it anymore.

FLAVIO

What?

ALESSIO

Yes. In the zodiac, you are the Leo, just like him, and Yijin Ashi, the oldest son of Anna. That child is the lion.

ANDREE

All this time, everything was about Your Majesty and Arianna.

ALESSIO

We still have time, without Arianna, he can't start the ritual... I still have time to save them. I can still save my people.

FLAVIO

I go to take the hunters.

ALESSIO

You are not going anywhere, Flavio.

FLAVIO

But, Your Majesty!

ALESSIO

No! Not this time. I will go, if the librarian was right, if Kristian is truly that powerful, then, I'm the only one who can kill him.

FLAVIO

You can't go alone.

CATALIN

Your Majesty, this time, I agree with Flavio. You can't go there alone, we don't have any idea what Kristian can do. Let me come.

ALESSIO

No. Not this time, cardinal. I need you to stay here, so our predators can be under control.

FLAVIO

Oh, Your Majesty, don't look at me like that, you know that I can't sit back when is about a fight. Take me with you, or at least, take someone else with you... someone powerful like...

ARIANNA

How about me? Am I powerful enough to go with him?

FLAVIO

Your Highness!

Arianna just enters in the room.

ALESSIO

Arianna!

ARIANNA

Alessio, the time for talking is gone, we need to attack.

ALESSIO

Don't worry, we just figured out what is happening and he can't do anything without you. Arianna, everything is about...

ARIANNA

Everything is about the Draco Ordo and the zodiac, I know. And you are wrong, the ritual already started.

ALESSIO

How could you possibly know this?

ARIANNA

Kristian has Corin, that monster has my son.

ALESSIO

Corin? Corin is doing the ritual?

ARIANNA

Yes. Kristian is forcing him, that asshole tortured my son. Corin is trying to gain some time, until we will arrive there, but not too much. If Kristian notice, he will kill my son.

ALESSIO

But, Corin is one of the most powerful wizards I ever know. He will....

ARIANNA

Alessio! Is no time for this. So tell me, will you fight, or not? Because I'm not gonna let that monster kill my son.

ALESSIO

Of course, I will fight.

ANDREE

Your Majesty, let me come with you. I can help you.

ALESSIO

No, this is just between me, Arianna and Kristian. We will kill him.

ARIANNA

You can be sure of that.

Andree is looking at Arianna, and then, at Alessio.

ANDREE

Your Majesty... if something wrong will happen... just... remember who you truly are.

ALESSIO

Andree!

Alessio just smiles, without saying a word.

CUT TO:

INT. CATACOMBS -- NIGHT

Veikko Herian, wearing a long, black cape walk downstairs, with two swords catch with belts on his back.

For one second, he stops. He just listens in silence, and slowly touch the two swords, and then, with black eyes, growling so violent, he jumps from the stairs.

So fast, so powerful, behind Veikko remains only blood.

He is a surrender by strigoi. Around twenty of them are attacking him, but Veikko doesn't have even a scratch.

They can't even touch him.

With the two swords, he cut flesh and bones. Break bodies into pieces. So fats, Veikko pass between them like a hurricane.

They don't even have time to see what is happening. He turns back and hit with the leg one of them so powerful that almost break the wall.

He decapitated them, massacre them like a beast.

He looks around, is only blood and dead bodies. From behind the last one attack him, but he turns back, and with the two swords cut the strigoi's head.

VEIKKO

Die, you monster!

The blood remains on Veikko's face, but he don't even care. With the two swords into his hand, Veikko keeps walking, until some moment, when someone catch him by the hand and get him behind a wall.

Growling, Veikko almost kill that person, he catches this one's head with the two swords, but he stop in time.

VEIKKO

Arinoald?

Scared, Veikko is looking at ARINOALD, the finish vampire, one of the best friends of his father, the one who was there in the night when Kristian killed Robert Herian.

arinoald

Veikko! Can you be so kind to...

Ari is looking at the blades of the two swords.

VEIKKO

Of course. I'm sorry. But, Ari, don't do that again... I could kill you.

ARINOALD

No. You are too fast, Veikko, as I, though, you were able to stop in time.

VEIKKO

What are you doing here?

ARINOALD

After Robert's death, and after you left, Iiro started to investigate all that happened, to take a closer look at what Kristian was trying to do... for what he needed the Flower of Death... and in the end, he find out.. in the moment when Vreth was killed.

VEIKKO

Vreth is alive.

ARINOALD

What?

VEIKKO

Yes. Kristian is not killing them, he just want their blood for a ritual. That bastard is trying to become immortal.

ARINOALD

That is why he need Iiro... for his blood. Iiro was a part of the Draco Ordo, him, Anna, Midnight, they are the oldest vampires....

VEIKKO

How do you know about this?

ARINOALD

Iiro told me. I was helping him... but in one night, Adelheid was almost killed, and Iiro kidnapped. I knew that is Kristian... so I came here.

VEIKKO

You came here for Iiro... I thought that you, Arinoald, you are not a predator... that you don't kill.

ARINOALD

I have too, for Finland, and for humans. Iiro was fighting for humans. What will happened when Kristian will become immortal? No one will be safe again...

VEIKKO

Yeah, I think so... So, Ari... are you ready for some action?

ARINOALD

What? Veikko, this is not funny. Things are worse than I imagined.

VEIKKO

Oh, Ari, you are so kind... but tell me, are you ready to kill?

ARINOALD

Veikko...

VEIKKO

If not, just stay back, because the berserkers are here!

ARINOALD

The berserkers?

Veikko smile, then, he walk near the corner and see two berserkers. They are screaming, and Veikko is growling.

From the corner of the wall, Ari is looking at them, with big eyes. He is watching Veikko fighting. So fast, so powerful.

He cut the arm of a berserker, he is fighting alone with the two of them.

Just for one moment, Ari could see Robert on Veikko. They way he fights, the way he kills... they are the same. Father and son.

ARINOALD

Robert...

Arinoald smile, but then, he takes his sword. His eyes turn black, and he enters into the fight, protecting Veikko for an attack.

VEIKKO

Arinoald! So, you are not that innocent anymore?

ARINOALD

Just shut up, Veikko!

Veikko smile while he is fighting. Attacking the berserker so powerful. He hit him against the wall and break it.

VEIKKO

Die, you beast!

Yelling, the berserker stands up and attack Veikko, but the vampire hit him too powerful, and in the end, cut his head off.

Looking back, Veikko sees that Ari is more powerful than he thought. The berserker is bleeding, but the blonde one, he don't have even one scratch.

VEIKKO

This is taking too much time!

Ari hit the berserker, and this one make one step back. Veikko just appears there, and pierce the heart from behind. The berserker spit blood, but then, Veikko kill him.

ARINOALD

That wasn't fair.

VEIKKO

I hope you are kidding! Arinoald, in the war, nothing is far... now let's go!

Veikko already starts to walk. Ari looks again at the beserker's dead bodies, but then, he just follow Veikko.

CUT TO:

INT. NIGHT LEGION -- NIGHT

In the library of the Night Legion, Andree sits on a chair, drinking a coffee. Flavio Arys is near him, Sylvian sits on the sofa, with Catalin Vasian, and his wife, Catalina, sits on the floor, gently, Catalin touching her head.

At the office, Eirik is sleeping on the chair, with his head on the table.

FLAVIO

I can't believe that he is sleeping in such a situation...

CATALIN

Shut up, Flavio! He is just a child.

FLAVIO

He is the arctic wolf, this child is stronger than us all.

CATALIN

Maybe, but, the power is not everything. Last week was hard for us all, let him in peace, he need to rest.

FLAVIO

But now? This is the final battle, Alessio might get killed, and we are here, watching a little wolf, sleeping.

ANDREE

Drink some water, Flavio!

Catalin smile and look at Andree.

FLAVIO

Why?

ANDREE

Calm down, vampire! Nothing will happen to Alessio. Remember that he is the most powerful creature alive. If he can't fight, then all this is in vain... then, tell me, for what he is an emperor?

FLAVIO

Andree!

ANDREE

Alessio needs this fight. You can't keep a tiger in a cage for too long. Alessio is like that, by time to time, he need to have some freedom, to get out of this place.

CATALIN

Sylvian, are you ok?

SYLVIAN

No, I'm not ok. Vivien is dead, and I could do nothing to save him, I should be there, fighting by his side.

ANDREE

No, Sylvian! Is nothing that you could do. I was there, I saw Kristian fighting, he would just kill you.

SYLVIAN

Maybe... but, I’m afraid that Flavio is right, we can't just stay here, waiting for the night to end, so we find out who is dead and not. We have to be there, is our right to fight near our rulers.

FLAVIO

You are just worried for Arianna.

SYLVIAN

Arianna is powerful, but she is not immortal, neither Alessio... '

FLAVIO

But I know someone who will be... soon enough.

Eirik wakes up, screaming of pain. His nose is bleeding. Everyone is the room stand up, scared, looking at him.

FLAVIO

My God, child, you want to kill us?

Eirik is trying to make one step, but he almost fall. Catalin appears nearby and catches him.

CATALIN

Eirik! What is happening?

EIRIK

Someone is yelling in my head. Is screaming of pain...

ANDREE

What did you say?

Eirik's eyes turn red for a moment, and then, blue again.

ANDREE

Catalin! Get out of there! Now! Go away from him!

CATALIN

What? Are you insane?

Eirik is growling and his eyes turn red again.

So scared, Sylvian makes one step back, his eyes are yellow.

CATALINA

Sylvian, your eyes... are yellow.

ANDREE

Catalin! Come here, now!

Andree is screaming, so Catalin come near him, away from Eirik. He fall on his knees and turns into a wolf, howling, so powerful.

Sylvian is screaming, and then, he is forced to turns into a wolf. A big black wolf, but with blue eyes.

CATALINA

What is happening?

ANDREE

What I think is Vreth, calling for the arctic wolf.

FLAVIO

What? Is this possible?

ANDREE

Yes. It's like an alpha, howling for his pack.

Now, Sylvian is turning back into a human. He is sweating, breathing hard, knees on the floor.

FLAVIO

Sylvian? Are you ok?

SYLVIAN

Yes, I'm fine.

When Eirik turn into human again, Catalin goes near him.

CATALIN

Eirik, what is happening?

EIRIK

Andree, I think now I know what you heard in the catacombs... the one who answered to you.

ANDREE

Is Vreth, right? Is he alive?

EIRIK

Yes. It was the most powerful sound I ever heard.

FLAVIO

Then you should hear yourself... my ears are still hurting.

ANDREE

Shut up, Flavio! Tell me, Eirik, what is wrong? Why is Vreth howling?

EIRIK

He is dying, Corin is killing them.

SYLVIAN

No. Corin would never do that, Vreth is the one who raised him, is like his father.

EIRIK

And that is why Vreth is howling, not for his pain, but for Corin. The wizard is forced to make the ritual. And for that, he will die.

SYLVIAN

Kristian will kill Corin.

EIRIK

Yes, if Corin will complete the ritual, then he will die.

CATALIN

Also, Kristian will become immortal.

ANDREE

I guess we can just hope that Alessio and Arianna will arrive in time.

FLAVIO

What the fuck is wrong with you all? We can't just wait. We must do something.

In that moment, Andree punches Flavio in the face.

Silence, no one can say nothing anymore.

ANDREE

You stupid! If Alessio won't arrive there in time, you really think you will? Are you powerful than him?

FLAVIO

Andree!

ANDREE

Flavio! What had the hell? If not Alessio, then how else can kill Kristian? Tell me? Do you know someone stronger?

FLAVIO

No.

ANDREE

Then shut up! Why you want so bad to fight? To be there? Why do you want to be killed?

FLAVIO

I'm not weak! I'm an asshole, a criminal, everything you want, but I'm not weak.

Andree hit Flavio in his chest so hard, that the vampire knees. When Andree catches him by the neck, he starts to scream.

Andree's eyes are now black.

ANDREE

How strong are you in front of something that is no longer human? That is nothing, just darkness? Tell me, Flavio Arys, how can you kill something that is already dead?

CATALIN

Andree! You are killing him! Stop!

ANDREE

Tell me Flavio, do you know what Kristian is now? What kind of monster he is? If you can't kill me, then is no chance for you to kill him.

CATALIN

Andree! Stop!

Flavio feels like his neck is burning, he is just screaming.

Andree releases him, taking his hand. Flavio has burning scars on his neck, but now, are healing.

ANDREE

Flavio! And all of you, here, you might be strong, dangerous predators, but now, is nothing you can do. This fight is not for you. Just let Alessio do his job. Sylvian, don't worries, who is more able to save Corin, than his mother? Are you more powerful than Arianna?

SYLVIAN

No, I'm not.

ANDREE

She can stop the ritual. Arianna has the power to stop Corin, and Alessio is more than able to kill Kristian... this is between them. It has nothing to do with us.

They are all looking at Andree, but they are all quiet.

CUT TO:

INT. CATACOMBS -- NIGHT

Fire! Inside a ring of fire is Kristian, wearing only his pants, knees on the floor, over a symbol with the ancient zodiac.

Near him, is CORIN, wearing a black long cape, which covers his head, and on his hand, he have an animal skull.

Around the fire ring, 12 predators are chained, tight with chains by chairs. Anna, who is yelling Kristian's name, trying to break the chains, but is impossible.

 Yijin Ashi and Ajikkai, her children, also YUUKI, her husband, Tarja, Midnight, Xavier, the young gothic vampire, Vreth, the powerful wolf, with long black hair and dark eyes, Rurik, a blonde vampire with blue eyes,  Iiro, the vampire from Finland, and also Vivien with Lisimah, they are dead, but still, their bodies are tight by the chair.

The words that Corin speak, no one in the room can understand. But is hurting them, making them scream.

Corin walk in front of Anna and she start to yell so powerfully, and the eyes of the animal skull start to bleed.

Anna is trying to break the chains, yelling, screaming, then, when her nose starts to bleed, Corin walk near Midnight, and he starts to yell.

The same as with Anna, the skull is bleeding again, and Corin is doing the same for Tarja, Yijin Ashi, and Iiro, but when he arrives in front of Vreth, the skull from his hands fall on the ground.

Is a powerful wind, the black cape fall from his body, and Corin look scared at the door? There are Arianna and Alessio.

Kristian stands up and comes near Corin.

KRISTIAN

Don't stop! Continue the ritual!

Kristian attack Alessio, but this one hit him on the floor immediately.

ALESSIO

Stop all this, Kristian! You don't have any chance to win.

KRISTIAN

How can you be so sure? Azriel?

ALESSIO

What?

Alessio is looking at Kristian, almost scared, but he is smiling, so arrogant, so sick.

KRISTIAN

I know who you are! For everyone else you are the legend, but not for me. I know who you truly are! And I know how old are you.

ALESSIO

Kristian, what have you done?

KRISTIAN

If a demon could become a vampire, then, why a vampire should become a demon?

ALESSIO

No... You don't have any idea what that means.

KRISTIAN

Look around you, Your Majesty! Soon, I will become immortal.

ALESSIO

This can't happen. I will never allow something like this.

So angry, growling, Alessio attacks Kristian, but this one fight back. He defends himself every time.

ARIANNA

Corin!

Arianna screams the name of her son, but this one is acting like he doesn't even hear. He take the skull into his hands and continue the ritual.

His words are shaking the ring of fire. This one grow bigger like it will explode soon. He goes in front of Vreth, and this one start to scream.

The animal skull is bleeding again, but at some moment, Corin's hands are shaking. He is still making the ritual, but someone is killing him by inside.

His nose is bleeding, and he start to cry. Now he is in front of Xavier. This one is yelling of pain, but the animal skull breaks in two pieces.

Xavier is growling, looking at Corin, but the wizard is shaking, with the skull of his hands. He look at Arianna and see that she is making the spell.

The skull falls on the floor, and Corin is hit by the wall, so powerful that he can't stand up.

Arianna stops the ring of fire. Her eyes are black. She sees that Corin wants to stand up, so she hit him again by the wall.

KRISTIAN

No! You witch! You can't stop the ritual! No! Nooo!

ALESSIO

I'm afraid she can. She is the only one able to stop the ritual, to defeat Corin and to break your spell.

KRISTIAN

No! No! I will kill all of you! All of you! COME, YOU RIPPER OF THE DARK!

Kristian is screaming, and his voice is so powerful, but Alessio attacks him, and almost break his bones.

Her son is screaming, yelling of pain. She walk closer and is trying to remove Kristian's spell. Corin's nose is bleeding, but Arianna is still using her power over him until he falls unconscious.

ARIANNA

Corin! My son!

She knees near him and wake him up. The wizard has blue eyes now. Arianna smile, and gently remove the blood on his face.

ARIANNA

My beautiful son! Corin, please forgive me, it was the only way, I hope I didn't hurt you too much.

corin

Mom, thank you.

vreth

Arianna! Take care!

Arianna is looking back, and manage to stop in time the dagger that almost kill her.

Screaming like death, from the door, warriors, creatures with red eyes, dressed in black, fighting with two daggers come in the room.

ARIANNA

No! Alessio!

They are attacking the emperor, but he killed few of them.

Arianna raises her hand, and closing her eyes, she breaks the chains of all 12 predators.

One warrior is running to kill Anna, but at some moment, Veikko screams her name.

VEIKKO

Lady Anna!

She looks at the door, Veikko throws one sword, and Anna catches it and kills the warrior, cutting his head off.

ANNA

Veikko Herian! Just in time!

VEIKKO

Is nice to see you alive, my lady!

ANNA

In you...But Veikko already turns back and kill the warriors that attack him. Arinoald came closer to Iiro and help him to stand up when Arianna breaks his chains.

ARINOALD

Iiro, are you ok?

iiro

Arinoald! What the hell are you doing here?

ARINOALD

You don't think that I will let you alone...

 iiro

Be careful!

Iiro passes near Arinoald and attacks the warriors.

All the warriors are screaming, yelling a powerful sound, that makes the predators almost to knees. Then, they attack.

Vreth turns into a wolf and attack Xavier. The vampire is fighting back, but Vreth is too strong. With the claws almost break his body.

All of them are fighting, to survive, to kill the warriors. Anna arrives near her children and kills all creatures around them.

ANNA

Ajikkai! Yijin Ashi! Get out of here! NOW!

YIJIN ASHI

No, mom! You trained us for this. Now is our time to fight.

ANNA

Listen to me, it will become worse, leave! Now! Just get out of the catacombs! You will be safe in the cemetery.

AJIKKAI

Sorry, mom! But we will not run away.

ANNA

Yuuki! Noo!

Anna is screaming, and in the next moment, she is near her husband, breaking the bodies of ten warriors into pieces.

ANNA

Yuuki! My Yuuki, did they hurt you?

yuuki

No, I'm fine. What is this, Anna? what will happened now...

ANNA

I don't know, but we are not safe here. Everyone should get out.

YUUKI

How can they be so many? And, what the hell are they?

ANNA

Warriors... born only to kill.

Anna sees that Rurik is fighting, killing everything in his way, trying to arrive at the door.

ANNA

No! It will never happen!

YUUKI

Anna?

ANNA

Try to remain alive, my beautiful! Please, don't die.

Then, Anna just disappears and attack Rurik. She hit him against the wall, breaking it.

ANNA

Rurik Ingvar!

rurik

Oh, Anna! I'm so happy to see you again... it have been so many years.

ANNA

Let's not speak about the past, I will get even more angry. Last time when I saw you, you tried to burn me alive, me and everyone from the Ordo.

RURIK

Yes, I did. But I was so weak, I still can't believe that I field... every day I was asking, why... how this could be possible... and now, Kristian was trying to do the same. But he also failed, that makes me feel better... you see, Anna, maybe immortality is only for gods...

ANNA

Then, Rurik... let me send you to the gods!

Anna is fighting, attacking him, but Ruirk defends himself every time.

From the other corner of the room, Kristian is looking at them, and then, Alessio almost cut his head off.

KRISTIAN

Alessio! You have to be faster than that if you really want to kill me.

ALESSIO

What will happen to this place? With the warriors when you will die?

KRISTIAN

If you are so curious, then, why don't you just find out?

Alessio is angry, his eyes turn black and he attack Kristian.

Inside the room, all of them are fighting.

Blood is everywhere. All you can see is a pain, blood, and dead bodies.

It doesn't matter that they are old, young, wolves or vampires, all are trying to kill the warriors. They have to fight, or those creatures will kill them.

Corin is fighting near Arianna, both of them using magic.

Xavier is yelling as loud as he can when Vreth scratches his chest. The vampire wants to attack, but the brown wolf catches him by the neck.

Xavier spits blood, Vreth sits him on the floor, and gently break his neck, then, eat him alive.

Arianna is watching him, but she don't say a word. Then, she is looking around.

Pain, all she can see is a pain. Predators fighting, children forced to kill so than can survive. A father fighting for his boys, wolves killing for revenge, vampires, trying to break everything in their way, and then, Anna, fighting with Rurik, near the door.

Rurik hit her so powerful, that almost break her bones. She passes the door, and now is on the floor, in the corridor.

RURIK

Anna! All the time I wanted to kill you. I was so curious how it will feel, to kill one of the oldest vampires... the woman that once, means everything to my brother... to see his and her pain...

ANNA

You are insane, Rurik! That monster inside you destroyed the vampire that I used to know.

RURIK

No! You are wrong! I was like that all the time... I just didn't notice...

all of you in the Draco Ordo, you thought that you are so powerful, so arrogant thinking that you will be able to change the world... You are nothing by a criminal, just a murderer, you and all of the Draco Ordo members.

Anna attacks Rurik and makes him spit blood, but when he hit her back, she fall over a wall, break it but almost break her back.

On the floor, she can't move. She is trying to, but only spit blood.

RURIK

Die!

Rurick attack her, so fast, but then, he makes a sound of pain... and in the next moment, his head fall on the floor on one side, and the dead body on the other side.

Scared, Anna is looking at Kristian. He is there, killing his own brother, protecting her.

ANNA

Kristian?

KRISTIAN

No one will hurt you, not while I'm still alive.

Kristian throws the sword, he catch Anna into his arms, then, he just disappears.

YUUKI

Anna! Noo! Anna!

Yuuki is looking scared at the door, and then, in the other corner of the room. Alessio is injured, he is bleeding, but he stand up.

He catches the sword, then he just appears near Arianna.

ARIANNA

Alessio! You are injured.

ALESSIO

I'm fine, is just a scratch. Arianna, finish this. You know what you have to do. These creatures are killing our people. They can't fight anymore.

ARIANNA

This place will fall. You think that they will manage to go out in time?

Warriors are attacking them, but Corin is killing them.

ALESSIO

Arianna, they are too many, you can kill them all. Do it, until is not too late.

ARIANNA

Yes, I can kill them all, but is too dangerous. In the next second, this place will be on fire, and will fall.

ALESSIO

There is no other way. Do it, or everyone in this room will die. Save them, Arianna... you know that I trust you...

Alessio gently touches her face, he smiled, but he just disappears.

Arianna is looking around and realize that the emperor is right. The predators can't fight for too much time. They are all injured, tired, and the warriors are too many.

Her eyes become black, and around her, the wind blow. All the room start to shake, like a powerful earthquake.

The wind that surrenders Arianna now become a storm. Her words, her spell, what she is saying, not even Corin can understand. So scared, he can just watch her.

CORIN

No! No! This not good! back! Now! Everyone get back!

Corin is screaming, but he is hit by the wall by an impressive force.

When Arianna hit the floor with his hand, it was like a magnetic power. All the predators were hit by the wall, so powerful, and all warriors are burning now.

They are screaming and yelling, a sound of death. So powerful that almost mak ethe ears of the predators to bleed.

Injured, the are trying to stand up, to look around, but then, the all place, begin to fall.

The walls and the ceiling are falling, breaking into pieces. The warriors and everything around is in the fire.

ARIANNA

Out! Everyone! Get out! Now!

Tarja turns back into a human, and see that Vreth is there, to help her to stand up.

VRETH

Tarja? Please, let me help you?

tarja

Thank you, Vreth!

VRETH

Let's go!

Iiro is helping Arinoald, this one being so injured. Yuuki is looking for his children, they have some wounds, but both of them are alive.

On the floor, Veikko is trying to get out a dagger from his leg. Midnight appears near him and catches it.

VEIKKO

Midnight! I heard that you are dead... I'm glad to see you... alive.

Veikko is screaming when Midnight takes the dagger out of the leg.

MIDNIGHT

Is not the time for this, soon this place will be only ruined. We have to go. Can you stand up?

VEIKKO

Of course, how weak you think that I am? This is only a scratch.

But Veikko clenches his teeth when he stand up, not to scream. Midnight is looking up, and see that the ceiling is falling, so he just catch Veikko and disappears with him.

CORIN

Mom! You have to run! Now!

ARIANNA

Not until everyone is out!

CORIN

They left! Let's just hope that they are faster enough to make it in time.

ARIANNA

Get out, Corin! I want to destroy this place. Once and forever!

Around Arianna is like an electrical energy, she hit the floor with that, and then, all place is falling.

CORIN

Mom! Run! Now!

Corin catches her by the arm and forces her to run. Near the door, Arianna is looking back at Vivien dead's body, the fire almost touches him... and now is in the fire.

ARIANNA

Rest in peace, my Vivien!

Arianna is crying, but she run, leaving that place behind.

CUT TO:

EXT. CEMETERY -- CONTINUOUS

Kristian stops, at the end of the cemetery, and let Anna down from his arms. He sits her on the ground, so gently.

ANNA

Why? Why you saved me?

KRISTIAN

You know the answer. My feelings for you never changed.

Anna is growling, but Kristian makes one step back and put his hand in front of his heart. He is in pain.

He fall on his knees and is acting like he can't breathe anymore like something is choking him.

ANNA

Kristian?

He looks at her but is impossible to answer. He is dying, he want to scratch his flesh, to touch his heart. Is hurting him so bad, and then, he falls on the ground.

ANNA

NO!

Anna arrived near him, knees near him, and want to touch him, but she stops. She remembers all his pain, all the blood, they way the he tortured her, the way he tortured Yuuki, the face of her children fighting... and she cries.

Then, she gets so scared... she can hear a heart beating, so slowly... and then, after few seconds, it beat normally.

Anna wants to stand up, terrified, but Kristian catches her hand.

KRISTIAN

No! Stay with me...

His voice is so weak. Scared, Anna knees again, and closing her eyes, she remains quiet. With the tears falling from her eyes, but when she feel the hand of Kristian, removing her tears, her pain is even worse.

KRISTIAN

Anna! My Anna!

She open her eyes and look at him. There, on the ground, so weak... a human. Kristian is now a human. His hands are warm, his heart is beating, and he breathe.

ANNA

How could this be possible?

KRISTIAN

It's my birthday, under the blood moon, when a pureblood vampire, make 5000 of life, he can become a human.

ANNA

That is why you run away from the catacombs. Being a human, you don't have any chance against Alessio, he would kill you immediately.

KRISTIAN

Maybe... the truth is, when I saw Rurik hurting you, I become crazy... Alessio hurt me, but I couldn't feel... I was watching only my brother, and I manage to kill him in time. To save you... when I saw you there, on the floor, I remember that night, 1000 years ago... and all I want was to protect you.

ANNA

How could you do this? To become immortal? This is insane, you would become just a monster... nothing more than a shadow.

KRISTIAN

Anna... I missed you so much.

ANNA

What?

Kristian put his head on Anna's knees and close his eyes.

KRISTIAN

You can kill me, I don't care anymore, but give me one minute. Let me be in your arms again, just one minute.

Anna is crying, but she is trying to hide it. To hide her feelings.

KRISTIAN

Is ok, you can cry... Anna, I'm sorry.

ANNA

What? After what you did? To everyone? You said that you are sorry?

KRISTIAN

No. Not for this... I wish I could kill them... to kill them all. I'm sorry for us. For that night when I let you crying in the house, and I went outside, to the shore house.

ANNA

Kristian, that was 2000 years ago.

KRISTIAN

I know, but all my life I felt sorry for that. I should be there for you... maybe now, things would be different.

ANNA

Maybe if I wouldn't kill everyone in that place... things would be different.

Kristian smile.

KRISTIAN

I was so angry... you loved me too much, but I was blind, of power and blood... because of Rurik... when I lost you... it was the worse pain in my life... that was the moment when I become a monster... killing everything in my way...

Kristian is breathing so slowly, his heart beat slowly.

ANNA

Kristian? What is happening?

KRISTIAN

My Anna, don't speak...

Kristian is looking at her, and for all gods, he is so beautiful. From his blue eyes, tears are falling.

He breathe deep, again, and again. Then, so slowly, he kisses Anna's hand.

KRISTIAN

Maybe someday, after years... you will be able to forgive me.

I'm not sorry for what I did, and I will do it again if I could... but... I loved you, Anna, I still love you... for me, you are the legend.

Kristian breath deep, and then, slowly... He smiles, looking again at Anna, then he closes his eyes.

He breathes so slowly, his heart beat slowly... again... and again... and nothing. It stops. Kristian Ingvar is dead.

ANNA

Kristian? Kristian? Look at me! Kristain?

Anna is screaming his name, she is so scared, crying, but he is already dead.

ALESSIO

Anna! Back! Step back! Now!

ANNA

What?

Crying, Anna is looking back at Alessio. With one sword in his hand, he is coming, so fast. But then, she screams scared, Kristian catches her by the neck.

ANNA

Kristian?

His eyes are red, he smile so sick, and want to break her neck, but Anna hit him, and manage to escape. Then, she see Alessio passing near her, then, so fast, so powerful, he cut Kristian's head.

Anna makes one step back, screaming.

ANNA

No... No...

Alessio is looking again at the head of Kristian, and at his dead body, then, he throw his sword.

Anna is crying, and almost fall, but he arrives near her and catch her.

ALESSIO

Shhh! It's over. Now it's over.

Alessio holds her into his arms, so tight, and Anna, she put her head on his shoulder and cry. No word can ever explain her pain.

cut to:

EXT. CEMETERY -- MOMENTS LATER

In front of the script, the predators are waiting.

Up from the sky, starts to snow. They are wounded, covered with blood.

ARIANNA

Alessio!

Alessio and Anna arrive near them, and the emperor throws on the ground the head of Kristian.

ALESSIO

The head of Kristian Ingvar!

They are all looking at it, but no one can say a word.

YUUKI

Anna?

Anna hears her name, and then, she see Yuuki. She run, and hug her husband, so tight, crying into his arms.

YUUKI

Is ok, my Anna. You don't have to see all this. I understand...

Yijin Ashi and Ajikkai come closer to their parents, and then, Anna smiles to see both of them.

ANNA

Tonight, both of you were so brave. I'm proud of you. I'm proud of all of you.

YIJIN ASHI

Oh, mom!

Alessio goes near Arianna.

ALESSIO

Are you ok?

She just shakes her head as a yes, but from her eyes, tears are falling. The emperor look at all of them and each one of them has tears in their eyes.

Each one of them lost someone because of Kristian, but now, looking at his head, their pain is even worse... like an open wound... which will never heal.

But then snow is still falling... and gently, a snowflake sits on Alessio's hand.

cut to:

Int. cafe bar -- MORNING

Arianna and Alessio are at a table, near the glass walk, looking outside, at the center of town, at some children playing with snow.

The waitress come and bring them two hot chocolates, a white one for him and a dark one for the lady.

ARIANNA

Are you really gonna drink that?

ALESSIO

Of course, I will. It looks amazing.

ARIANNA

Ok, I won't say anything... just because you are the emperor... but still, you are a freaque.

ALESSIO

Thank you.

Alessio smile, looking at his hot white chocolate, and then he drinks it, but immediately he looks with big eyes at Arianna. She starts to smile.

ALESSIO

Is not funny! Ah, shit, it burns...

ARIANNA

Oh, God... I can't believe you are like that.

ALESSIO

Oh, shut up, and if I find out that you have something to do with it.

ARIANNA

What? Are you crazy? You would really think that I will use magic in such a place? Which, by the way... Alessio... why you choose this place? There are a lot of people here... if is something that...

ALESSIO

That is because, after all, that happened last week, I need this. I need a moment among humans... is so quiet, and safe here...

Arianna is just looking at him.

ALESSIO

Why am I drinking this? Because sometimes I need something to remind me that I'm alive...

that small part of humanity is still there... that I'm not a monster.

ARIANNA

You will never become a monster, Alessio...

Arianna go and sit on the chair near him, holding his cold hand in her warm hands.

ARIANNA

Alessio, even a fallen one, but an angel... with always be an angel.

ALESSIO

How do you...

ARIANNA

I was dead, do you remember? Alessio, in the moment when you will become a monster, that will be the end of the world... but it will never happen... You love this world more than everyone, you care about humans more than all of us...

ALESSIO

I guess...

ARIANNA

Oh, come on! You come here to forget about all problems, stop to be worried about this nonsense. Now drink your chocolate, while is still warm...

ALESSIO

Warm? This is boiling...

Arianna laugh and go back to her chair. She drink some chocolate but is too hot. She breathes so deep, with big eyes looking at Alessio, and he starts to laugh.

ARIANNA

Is not funny.

ALESSIO

I told you.

Arianna is looking at her chocolate, and then, she take it and drink without any problem.

ALESSIO

This does not fare... and you just said that you will never use... You!

ARIANNA

Life is not fair, Your Majesty!

Arianna drinks again, the she let the cup of chocolate on the table.

ARIANNA

So, what will happen with all those predators now?

ALESSIO

Nothing, that child, Eirik, the arctic wolf decide to go back home with Tarja, also, Iiro, Arinoald, and Veikko went back to Finland, Anna and her family left last night, they went back to South Korea.

ARIANNA

So Anna won't fight again?

ALESSIO

No. She doesn't want to be a hunter anymore... Tell me, how is Vreth?

ARIANNA

He is fine, Vreth is a powerful wolf, soon, his wounds will heal...

ALESSIO

Listen, Arianna, I'm really sorry for what happened with Vivien.

ARIANNA

This is not your fault, Alessio... I will just miss him... he was there for me all my life, even when I was Sophie, he sacrificed his life for me. Without Vivien, it won't be the same.

ALESSIO

I'm sorry.

ARIANNA

Hei, let not speak about problems again... we are here to be closer to humans... so, tell me, will you accept a duel with snow?

ALESSIO

What?

ARIANNA

What? Are you afraid that you will loose?

ALESSIO

What? Do you remember who I am?

I will beat the shit out of you... you won't have time even to touch the snow.

ARIANNA

Yeah? How dare you? I... I will kill you! Just, wait to see.

ALESSIO

Ha! Can't wait!

At that table, in the cafe bar, they still laugh, acting so childish.

CUT TO:

INT. NIGHT LEGION -- NIGHT

In the library, Andree is drinking a coffee, and Catalin writes a letter, when Flavio enters, almost breaking the door.

FLAVIO

Is it true?

ANDREE

Calm down, Flavio, you will break the door.

FLAVIO

Is true that I have to go back in Romania?

CATALIN

Yes, tonight! Now! Those kids have problems with some predators. They need you.

FLAVIO

Fuck you! Why don't you go? What do you think that I am? The babysitter?

CATALIN

Flavio! This is serious. People are dying there.

FLAVIO

So what? People are dying all the time.

CATALIN

Flavio! They need you, so go to pack your things. You will leave in one hour.

FLAVIO

What? No. I'm not leaving.

CATALIN

Which part of people are dying, someone is killing people in Romania, don't you understand?

FLAVIO

If you care that much about Romania, then, why don't you go?

CATALIN

Because I'm the cardinal.

FLAVIO

So you decide to send me? Why had me? What did I so wrong to deserve this?

CATALIN

Is not my decision...

FLAVIO

Then? Who decide that I have to go back there? Tell me who I have to kill.

CATALIN

Alessio.

FLAVIO

What? Who he can do this to me. just... just wait to...

So angry, Flavio leave, but Catalin yell after him, speaking in Romanian.

CATALIN

Zbor placut spre Romania, Flavio!

FLAVIO

Du-te dracului, cardinale!

Catalin laugh, then, he closes the door, looking at Andree who is still drinking his coffee. But, in the next second, he can hear Flavio, yelling as loud as he can.

FLAVIO

This is so unfair! Your Majesty!

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