By the way, my name’s Rose Hathaway. I’m seventeen years old, training to protect and kill vampires, in love with a completely unsuitable guy, and have a best friend whose weird magic could drive her crazy. Hey, no one said high school was easy.
“An image of Sydney’s face appeared in my mind’s eye, calm and lovely. I believe in you. My anxiety faded. I took a deep breath and met the gazes of all those watching me in this room. Who was I to do this?
I was Adrian Ivashkov. And I was about to kick some ass.”
“I’ll just love you whether you want me to or not…. I just mean, I don’t care if you say we can’t be together. I don’t care if you think I’m the most evil, unnatural creature walking the earth. You can think whatever you want, do whatever you want. I’m going to just go on loving you, even if it’s hopeless.”