Chapter 8 Summary
Master and Amadeo are in his chambers preparing for the transformation that will turn Amadeo into a vampire. Amadeo describes the great painting on the walls of the chamber, which is a scene where men are riding on horses to their journey into Bethlehem. Master bites into Amadeo's neck and Amadeo finds himself back with the priests in the glass city. This time all of the light and beauty of the city is gone.
The priests lead him to a room where Andrei's father forces him to paint. The priests insist that Andrei paints what God tells him. Andrei's father says that Andrei must paint for the princes. He speaks of taking one of the paintings and leaving it in the trees where the prince's brother died. His father also says that Andrei must come with him because he is one of the best shots in the family. Andrei starts...