Protester #1: The undead 1% control over 35% of Sønheim’s wealth!
Protester #2: They get away with drinking the blood of non-volunteers, claiming they asked for it!
Thorn: Hyacinth, I love talking to you, but not listening to all your friends’ conspiracy theories. I’m cutting this off now.
Hyacinth: It’s not a conspi–
Thorn (thinking): Getting cloudy out . . . Maybe if it rains, the protestors will take off.
Hyacinth: It’s a system of institutional privilege! It can keep going without anyone secretly conspiring to hold it up!
Astrid: So when my editors insisted that the Holger Saga‘s vampires had to be — They were secretly conspiring with you?