Every four years, the eighteen-year-old human females would swarm at the Cresonation Square, silently praying they weren't late. There was always a terrified fear in their hearts.
Every four years, the sixteen-year-old vampire males would arrive at Cresonation Square, hoping they seemed fashionably late. There was always a hungry desire in their hearts, although it did not beat.
It was tradition that a female human and a male vampire were paired up, so the vampire could turn the human. For only males were born vampires. The females were bitten.
Shea Kirse, at the young age of fourteen, is mistakingly labeled as an eighteen-year-old.
Elijah Clairice is paired up with her.
And at such a young age, it could be fatal to be Lawfully Bitten.