This snippet is from Las Vegas Circle, in which Thomas has had quite enough of a racist sheriff…
“I don’t drink firewater, sheriff,” he said quietly. “Not like your ancestors, who couldn’t keep their hands off it if they tried. My ancestors were here a thousand years before yours even staggered off the boat, so I’d thank you to keep your bigoted opinions to yourself.” Thomas could feel his eyes changing, almost glowing, his fangs threatening to lengthen past the confines of his upper lip. He drew them back with a conscious effort. No need to reveal his vampire trump card yet, there’d be time soon enough.
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