• Here she was, a women who could bolt-load a crossbow in under a second, put half a dozen long arrows in the air in fewer than five, blade a target dead through the sweet spot at six meters, on the run, on an off day; and yet knitting a pair of baby booties seemed completely beyond her power.

    Justin Cronin (2010). “The Passage: A Novel (Book One of The Passage Trilogy)”, p.436, Ballantine Books