• She should have remembered that people have given everything they own, everything they are, to be taken care of, and to have their pain gone. It's the lure of cults: the promise of a good family; it's what people think love is, but love isn't absence of pain, it's a hand to hold while you're going through it.

    Laurell K. Hamilton (2007). “The Harlequin: An Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Novel”, p.378, Penguin