• You can't save everybody. In fact, there are days when I think you can't save anyone. Each person has to save himself first, then you can move in and help. I have found this philosophy does not work during a gun battle, or a knife fight either. Outside of that it works just fine.

    Laurell K. Hamilton (2011). “Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Collection 1-5”, p.202, Penguin