Thorn: Caoimhe! What are you doing?
Leif: I-if you were planning to have me gored you should have said so up front because it would have cost extra!!
(Said way too fast for Thorn to understand. Not that he’s paying attention.)
Thorn: I get why Caelan’s shy, but you’re the adult! You know better than to be scared for no reason, so why . . . Unless . . .
Thorn (thinking): Unless he really is “not pure enough.” Unicorns aren’t really sensitive to whether you’ve had sex, but . . .
Leif (thinking): . . . but it’s true that they can be sensitive to . . . other things.