"Hunger. . .I need it. . .A drop of it on my tongue, sliding down my throat, the hot flash in my brain lighting up my body. . .I can smell it everywhere. . .blood."
"Let me go. . .it's painful, like I'm going to die. It's calling. Never felt like this before. . .LET ME GO! I CAN SMELL IT! I HAVE TO HAVE IT!"
"LET ME GO!"
"ANYTHING! LET ME GO!"
"The heat, mmm, it's never been so satisfying. All of it, I drank until I heard his heart stop and I was sucking on a dry, dead artery. It was euphoric. But I've. . .killed him. I've never killed anyone before. What happened? What came over me?"
"What just happened - it's not who I am. I've never done anything like that before - I'm not a monster!"
"Beast? What is that? Why couldn't I stop myself? Why did it. . .feel so right?"
"That's horrible! Don't you understand? I've never done that before! It's not who I am!" I tried to steal some blood I'd heard they sold it, I was hungry and I can't hunt in town they caught me and I was strapped trapped thought I'd never escape. But I killed a man. I have to get out of here
"My name is Lily. . ."
"Flower? My name is Lily, if that's what you mean."
"No. . .No - I'm not a monster. It was instinct. . .I couldn't control it. . .I'm not responsible for my actions."
". . .I'm no murderer. I didn't choose to be like this. I'm not a monster."
"E.? You know E.? I. . .how do you know E.?"
"I tried to tell E. about his condition, but he was so furious at me for what I'd made him into he wouldn't listen. . . A Thin Blood, from what I've been told, is a vampire whose blood is weaker than most."
"Rolf, my Sire, told me some vampires consider Thin Bloods a bad omen and want them destroyed. Rolf wasn't a Thin Blood. . .and apparently I am. I don't know why. Rolf abandoned me. His group wouldn't take me in. They said I was a liability."
"He left me with so many questions. And I did the same thing to E. But I didn't want to leave E. He forced me out of his life. . .I - I should go. I have to get out of here. Maybe out of this city. . .soon." wait you said E mentioned me. what did he say
"E. doesn't hate me anymore?"
"I'll go see him. . .Thank you."
"Oh. . .about tonight. . .what I did. . .please don't tell E. It's not my fault. . .I couldn't control it. I've never done anything like this before. . .I'm no killer."
"I don't have anything to give-"
"You might have saved me, but I can't look at you. To think anyone could be so compassionless. . .so heartless." hi
"This life's been hard on him. . .both of us. But he forgives me. We're leaving soon. I have some family with a place out in the middle of nowhere in Oregon. It should be okay for us to stay out there. As long as we're together."
"But. . .I told you, I don't have any money - I don't have anything to give you. . .why are you doing this to me?"
"Don't let me stop you from going in."
"Don't even think about it."