Hun, I don't know what to do. If I don't kill you, I'll be marked too. What about the children? What will they do if we are both marked, or worse, they see our marks and are forced to kill us or die. This is too much. Just too much.
Which wasn't exactly unusual, because she was quite small, and it would be easy not to see her. But she made herself noticeable because of the vast stack of books she had stuffed into her slender arms.