By Stephen King
Mark's parents are next killed disinfected and are later given a clean burial. Kurt attempts to hold Mark and Father Callahan hostage. Securing Mark's release, Father Callahan agrees to Kurt's demand that he toss aside his cross and face him on equal terms. He ends up delaying, throwing the cross aside.The powerful religious symbol loses its strength enough for Kurt to not only be able to approach Callahan but break the cross as well. Kurt then forces Callahan to drink blood from Kurt's neck. Callahan attempts to resist, but is forced to drink. This leaves him in a netherworld, as Kurt left his mark. Callahan tries to re-enter his church,but receives an electric shock, preventing him from going inside. Callahan is then unable to ever go near another church again.Jimmy Cody gets killed from a rigged staircase, impaled by knives that were set up. Ben and Mark succeed in destroying the master vampire Kurt and are lucky to escape with their lives. They finally get the chance to leave the town with leaderless vampires.