10-27-2005, 01:50 PM
"Well, it's hard work and you get shouted at a lot," said Kestrel. "I'd start work at 5am and only finish around 11 at night, sometimes later if there was a lot to do. Lucky for me, when I was 15 the son of the lord of the manor took a fancy to me and raised me up. They were a family of vampires and he gave me the dark gift straight away."