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Who positioned you onto me and what do they wish? ” “I’m now not operating for anybody,” Steve insisted. “I’ve bought plenty of books and magazines at domestic approximately vampires and monsters. there has been an image of you in a single of them. ” “A photograph? ” Mr. Crepsley requested suspiciously. “A painting,” Steve responded. “It used to be performed in 1903, in Paris. You have been with a wealthy girl. the tale acknowledged the 2 of you nearly married, yet she discovered you have been a vampire and dumped you. ” Mr. Crepsley smiled. “As stable a cause as any. Her associates inspiration she had invented an attractive tale to make herself glance larger. ” “But it wasn’t a narrative, was once it? ” Steve requested. “No,” Mr. Crepsley agreed. “It was once no longer. ” He sighed and glued Steve with a fierce gaze. “Though it could actually were greater for you if it were! ” he boomed. If I’d been in Steve’s position, i might have fled once he acknowledged that. yet Steve didn’t even blink. “You won’t harm me,” he stated. “Why no longer? ” Mr. Crepsley requested. “Because of my friend,” Steve stated. “I informed him all approximately you and if something occurs to me, he’ll inform the police. ” “They won't think him,” Mr. Crepsley snorted. “Probably not,” Steve agreed. “But if I ensue lifeless or lacking, they’ll need to examine. You wouldn’t like that. plenty of police asking questions, coming the following within the sunlight hours. …” Mr. Crepsley shook his head with disgust. “Children! ” he twisted up. “I hate young ones. what's it you will want? cash? Jewels? The rights to post my tale? ” “I are looking to sign up for you,” Steve stated. I virtually fell off the balcony whilst I heard that. subscribe to him? “What do you suggest? ” Mr. Crepsley requested, as shocked as i used to be. “I are looking to turn into a vampire,” Steve stated. “I wish you to make me a vampire and train me your methods. ” “You are loopy! ” Mr. Crepsley roared. “No,” Steve stated, “I’m now not. ” “I can't flip a baby right into a vampire,” Mr. Crepsley stated. “I will be murdered by way of the Vampire Generals if I did. ” “What are Vampire Generals? ” Steve requested. “Never you mind,” Mr. Crepsley acknowledged. “All you want to be aware of is, it can't be performed. we don't blood teenagers. It creates too many difficulties. ” “So don’t swap me correct away,” Steve stated. “That’s ok. I don’t brain ready. i will be able to be an apprentice. i do know vampires usually have assistants who're half-human, half-vampire. enable me be one. I’ll work flat out and end up myself, and while I’m sufficiently old …” Mr. Crepsley stared at Steve and concept it over. He snapped his arms whereas he used to be pondering and a chair flew up onto the level from front row! He sat down on it and crossed his legs. “Why do you need to be a vampire? ” he requested. “It isn't really a lot enjoyable. we will merely pop out at evening. people despise us. we need to sleep in soiled previous areas like this. we will be able to by no means marry or have little ones or calm down. it's a terrible lifestyles. ” “I don’t care,” Steve stated stubbornly. “Is it since you are looking to stay eternally? ” Mr. Crepsley requested. “If so, i have to inform you — we don't. we are living some distance longer than people, yet we die all of the similar, in the end. ” “I don’t care,” Steve acknowledged back. “I are looking to include you. i would like to profit. i would like to turn into a vampire.