I'm in the middle of Pale Fallen Angel, Parts One and Two
, and I admit I laughed for quite a while at the part when D carries the weak Miska back to her coffin, and comes back with smoke coming off his cape:
"The defensive mechanisms incorporated into Miska's coffin had determined that he was something other than a noble. His whole body had been pierced by laser beams of a hundred thousand degrees.
'You must forgive me for putting you in such a situation. I completely forgot you're a dhampir,' the baron apologized. And apparently he meant it. 'Don't worry about it. Only half of them went off,'
D replied, his words leaving the baron silent."
Oh D, you're a regular comedian.