Jeanne heads off to Gevaudan castle to kill the Beast with Vanitas in tow. Meanwhile inside the castle, Jean-Jacques shares his blood with Noe so the vampire will share his memories. Noe then sees how Jean-Jacques made a pact with Charlatan to gain the power to protect Chloe. He is in fact the Beast, not Chloe, although she is a vampire who willingly became a curse-bearer. Vanitas reunites with Noe, who has recovered, and they share the information they have gleaned to date. They suspect that the Beast was sanctioned by the Church as a way of keeping the population fearful of vampires and the unknown...