Her eyes cast to the right to see the picture of them on her wedding day only three years ago. Hoyt had been the one constant thing in her life besides Bill. Her smile brightened. If Bill were here, what would he say? Longing for his words, she opened the desk drawer and pulled out the book he'd written before the entire Lilith commotion had taken away most of his sanity. She opened the book and began to read where she'd left off, unable to continue the last time because it hurt too much.
"Laws of the vampire authority were not gray. They were black and white with no in between. I'd accompanied sookie to help the sheriff of area 5 get to the bottom of recent theft from his prospering club. It was that night that began the path I never thought I'd ever take...."