„Julian: What's black inside, white outside, and hot?
Jenny: What?
Julian: A wolf in sheep's clothing.
Jenny: Is that what you are?
Julian: Me? No, I'm a wolf in wolf's clothing.“

—  Lisa Jane Smith, The Forbidden Game

Fonte: The Forbidden Game

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