"Oh come on," he said, rolling his head over to look at me. "The dark side isn't so bad." "Um. Are you sure? Cause it sure seems a little...dark." I scooted away from him a fraction before I could stop myself. A small, sinister smirk crept on to his face. "Oh, sweetheart. No need to be frightened." His voice dropped to a low whisper as he leaned in uncomfortably close. "I'll protect you."