"A dhampir who has never completed his or her training and therefore doesn't have a promise mark but still kills Strigoi without answering to anyone. Unpromised are usually hired bodyguards or vigilant Strigoi hunters." -- Vampire Academy: The Ultimate Guide. Page 304.
Rose Hathaway finally makes it to Dimitri Belikov's hometown, Baia, Siberia, Russia. There, on Easter Sunday, she meets Denis. Denis and his friends are some of the unpromised. They take Rose to Novosibirsk, Siberia, Russia to hunt and kill Strigoi.