"I have no wish to meet any master," said Hunt, "unless they can help me in my journey." She was beginning to doubt the reliability of the mage who had directed her here; it seemed no one knew anything about curing her condition. Not that she had asked any of the vampires. Those she had met previously seemed to be offended by the suggestion that their so-called gift even needed curing. The only ones willing to help her were mages and the occasional were.