In the home of Lord Ruthven, Noé and Vanitas share a tarte Tatin with their friends, Dominique, Luca and Jeanne. Luca is still angry about the kiss Vanitas shared with Jeanne, but Vanitas jokingly states that he is in love with Jeanne. He shows the telltale flower-shaped mark left by her bite on his neck, causing Luca even more angst. Jeanne suddenly grabs Vanitas and leaps out the window with him to confront his statement of love. However, Vanitas asks if she is a curse-bearer because of her bloodlust, and she admits that she uses medication to keep her urges under control...