I have a big hole in my heart," I said. "But it'll close over." I don't want to sound all Dr. Phil," she said. "But don't let the scab seal the pain in, okay?" That's good advice," I said. "I hope I can manage it.
I’d always enjoyed life, and I knew I would again. But I was going to have to slog through a lot of bad patches to get there
There’s no way you can kill someone and get to the other side of the experience unchanged.
May I search it?" she asked. "We screen for weapons." I stared at her, always a risky thing to do to a vampire. "Of course not. I have no weapons.