-> All power demands sacrifice and pain. The universe rewards those willing to spill their life's blood for the promise of power.
--> ''Sindri, Alpha Legion Sorcerer'', TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}

->'''[[@/LeChuck4 GG]]''': Whoa. That's neat. I wish I could do that.
->'''[[VideoGame/DokaponKingdom Erik]]''': [[foldercontrol]]

[[folder: Don't you have the ability to say you have that power then makes it so you have that power or something? ]]

->'''GG''': Well not exactly. I can only do that when I'm not exactly doing it on purpose. Because when I do it on purpose, I'll have to pay the price. And I really don't like paying the price.
->'''Erik''': [[/folder]]

[[folder: Oh... Can I ask what the price is? ]]

->'''GG''': Blood and/or physical health. The amount of price is always related to the impact of what I change. But the exchange rate is horrible. Remember when I said I lost the bones from my right hand? That happened after I changed Asagi back into a human. It's always very- Oh, you know what? Let me just show you.
->(GG looks at Erik for a moment)
->'''GG''': You are orange.
->(Erik's green features turn orange and a large cut appears on GG's left Cheek, he bleeds [[Webcomic/{{Homestuck}} Rainbow-colored blood]])
->'''GG''': See? I just changed your color and what I got is a nasty cut.
--> -- Roleplay/WeAreOurAvatars

->''"So much blood, waiting for purpose."''
-->--'''Blood Lord Vladimir, The Crimson Reaper''', ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends''

->While the [[SupernaturalElite aristocratic vampire bloodlines]] bestow potent supernatural powers, [[EvilSorcerer some]] devote themselves to further occult study, honing their magical craft. Cut off from [[{{Mana}} anima]] as a source of power, they have learned to cannibalise the energies from the stolen blood in their veins. This renders them physically weaker than their earthier kin, [[LeanAndMean emaciating their frames]] with the purge of every ritual. They claim to require the blood of the magically abled, but this is an affectation rather than a scientific fact.
-->--'''The Buzzing,''' ''VideoGame/TheSecretWorld''