"If I let myself love you, I won't throw myself in front of her.
I'll throw myself in front of you."
"Young girls? Young girls? Sure. Young and old at the same time.
They've barely seen anything in life, yet they've already seen too much.
One's marked with life, and one's marked with death...but they're the ones you're worried about?
Worry about yourself, dhampir. Worry about you, and worry about me. We're the ones who are young."
It felt right being with him. And (...) doing what was best for him felt right.
Now, I knew, it was time to stop being a coward and do something else was right. Mason had said I needed to learn something about myself.
I just had.