Elijah: [to Sabine] You ever experienced something so profoundly wonderful that when it was taken from you your life felt unbearable? Sabine: Yes, I have felt that. And I have the scars to prove it. Elijah: I believe that when you love someone and that person loves you in return you're uniquely vulnerable. They have a power to hurt you that's like nothing else.
Over the course of my long life, I have come to believe that we are bound forever to those with whom we share blood. And while we may not choose our family, that bond can be our greatest strength, or our deepest regret. This unfortunate truth has haunted me for as long as I can recall.