• His cheeks were slick with tears that spilled over his diamond eyes, a ceaseless flow he neither noticed nor appeared to care about. And she had a feeling it was going to be a while before the leaking stopped-an inner artery had been nicked and this was the blood of his heart, spilling out of him, covering him.

    J.R. Ward (2011). “Lover Unleashed: A Novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood”, p.293, Penguin