• Well...I'm on birth control" I was drinking the water again and choked on it. It took several moments of coughing before I could gasp out. "What?" "It takes a while for it to start working, so I figured I should be prepared, just in case." "Just in case," I repeated, still dumbfounded.

    Richelle Mead (2013). “Bloodlines: The Fiery Heart”, p.63, Penguin UK