• What if all I'd ever known was how it had been for the past three years - me being an unwanted outsider in my own family? I might have turned out like Aphrodite, and I might still be letting my parents control me because I was hoping desperately that I would be good enough, make them proud, so that some day they would really love me.

    P. C. Cast, Kristin Cast (2013). “House of Night Series Books 1-4: Marked, Betrayed, Chosen and Untamed”, p.212, St. Martin's Griffin