Book 6 of the Cirque Du Freak series
by Darren Shan F S (5th+)
Darren has found himself running for his life from someone he thought to be a friend. It turns out, that vampire is a traitor, working with the vampaneze and the rest of his friends are in trouble. He must return to Vampire Mountain and warn everyone of the coming attack by the Vampaneze. A bloody battle ensues and many are killed, vampire and vampaneze alike. Darren himself kills a couple of the vampaneze and then has to deal with the way he feels about that. He is only a half vampire and still has his human feelings and emotions. Darren also finds himself back on trial for his escape during the Trials of Initiation. The vampires will decide what will become of him from his actions in helping to save the mountain. What will the decision be? Will Darren be sent to the Hall of Death, will he be exhiled from the mountain, or will he be allowed to stay and become a full vampire? Find out by reading The Vampire Prince, book six of the Cirque du Freak series.