Like so many before, she knew he would not resist it. She teased him, drop by tantalising drop. With promises of heaven, she lured him in and he drank greedily, gulping down the sticky sweetness. She watched him, her eyes bright and knowing. Enthralled, he sank to his knees, eyes glazed. He was hers now to do with as she pleased. She smiled. The potion never failed her. It was ever their downfall.