[SHOOM] Pip [familiar of Seras]: Gotcha.
In which Seras ditches the tiny nurse uniform for something more concealing. (Much to her honey’s dismay.) Seras: Hold him still, honey. Stephen…it’s about the vampire who turned you. Your sire. We have him on record as killed by an Iscariot. Do you know if that’s true? Stephen: Did you miss that part of my… Continue reading Chapter 5 Page 09
Stephen: Was any of that code for “can we jam a sharp stake into your tender bits”? What’s the catch? Seras: No catch. Stephen: I killed a man! Am I supposed to believe you’re going to let that slide? Seras: You lost control. We have the resources to keep you fed, so it won’t happen… Continue reading Chapter 5 Page 10
Or did I just blow your mind? Stephen: All of this is just a fancy ploy to get me to agree to leave the country with you! You still haven’t spilled my secret to the news. I could go right back to my job tomorrow, with nobody the wiser. If you really cared about me,… Continue reading Chapter 5 Page 11
Seras: … Mr. Colbert…The welfare of my country comes first. It has to. But I’m not lying when I say I care about you. And you’re right. We could leave you here. But there would be a catch. For everyone’s safety — including yours. Will you be all right with that? Stephen: What do you… Continue reading Chapter 5 Page 12
Pip: What, my mignonette has supernatural powers of empathy now? Seras: Just good instincts… …and some familiarity with the backstory. An older vampire might make the mistake of thinking he could control the situation. This one’s young enough to understand the value of surrendering. Only to a worthy human, of course. Integra: Don’t think you… Continue reading Chapter 7 Page 12