The darkness seemed to surround him even more now that he had reached this point. Simon Belmont shivered. The loneliness and decay of the abandoned castle seemed to permeate his very soul. Was he really going to do this? Was he really going to burn all of the evil demon lord Dracula's parts in a forbidden ritual?
"Tis the only way." The brave vampire hunter thought to himself. How strange it seemed to have returned to the demon castle he had once penetrated in order to defeat Dracula, and return peace to Transylvania.
"Yet this damnable curse forbids me from doing otherwise." Simon said bitterly. "Truly a fool I was to ever imagine that Dracula would fight honorably. Only he would be spiteful enough to curse me and this land as his last act
He stood up. There was nothing to be gained from criticizing Dracula's lack of honor. The curse must be lifted as soon as possible, lest he be sent to an early grave, and the lands continue rotting
Walking through the derelict and empty