The Call of the Beast Deep in the wilds of Livonia, the vampire warlord Qarakh has become a power to be reckoned with. But now, the ancient Ventrue Alexander marches toward his lands with undead knights at his side. This ancient Cainite has crushed many before him. Can Qarakh hope to stand where so many have fallen? Book 10 of the Dark Ages Vampire Clan Novel series 'Tim Waggoner is an up-and-comer who's worthy of the hype.' - Jack Lloyd, Cemetery Dance.