I've just discovered that english papers don't like to use sentences like "it allows me to do", or "i was allowed to evolve...". Live and learn!
We were both silent for a while, and as I looked towards the window I saw the first dim streak of the coming dawn. There seemed a strange stillness over everything. But as I listened, I heard as if from down below in the valley the howling of many wolves. The Count's eyes gleamed, and he said:
"Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!"