Valentina is a child vampire brought over by a vampire pedophile, and is Musette's helper and an expert torturer. She is one of the few who has seen Marmee Noir in person. Pain is her substitute for sex because she is a small child. Jean-Claude describes her as disturbed, and she is fond of trying to break strangers. She is not without a sense of honor, however, and despises child molesters; along with Bartolome, she chooses to stay to undo the damage they did to Stephen and Gregory. Anita strongly suspects she stayed also because she is afraid of Marmee Noir. Valentina is also of Belle Morte's bloodline, and Belle refers to her as "Petite Morte" - Little Death.
Valentina was turned into a vampire by Sebastian, a vampire pedophile. When her maker was caught and killed, she was the only one of his victims spared because he had not touched her. Because Belle Morte blamed herself for not realizing what a true monster Sebastian was, Valentina was taken to Belle's court. She had human nannies for many years along with human playmates. Many years later she tried to make some of her children playmates into vampires so that she would not be the only one. This put and end to human playmates.
When she was still young, she wandered off and found the room in which the Mother of Darkness slept. She was caught in the darkness until her nanny came and wake her up, saving Valentina but dying in the process.
She came to St. Louis in Cerulean Sins along with Mussette. Because Mussette lies about the fact that Stephen and Gregory had been abused, she and Bartolome try to break the twins but stop when they find out their past and decide to remain in St. Louis until they can repay their debt of honor.
When the twins father comes to town Valentina offers to kill him, but Stephen and Gregory decide against it.
Powers & AbilitiesEdit
- Empathic Voice Manipulation. Valentina used this power to make herself heard, during the banquet in Cerulean Sins.