The Lovely Bones
by Alice Sebold
The Supernatural Quotes in The Lovely Bones
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Chapter.Paragraph)
"I've watched you both for years," I said. "I want you to make love to me." (22.125)
Susie is no cheesy succubus using humans for sex against their wills. No, Ray will only make love to Ruth's body when he learns Susie's inside it. It's consensual, and it seems to be a positive experience for him. For Susie, it's a chance to move past her brutal experience with Mr. Harvey and have a loving sexual experience. We get the feeling that now she can move on.