• So. You refuse my money, you serve me thirty-year-old Highland Park scotch, and we've been in the same room for approximately five minutes, yet none of my bones are broken. This leads me to believe that your back is against the wall and you desperately need me for something. I'm dying to know what that is.

    Ilona Andrews (2013). “Magic Rises: A Kate Daniels Novel”, p.36, Penguin