What interests us is not Kingsmouth's inclination to murder and the occult, but its failed attempts to cover them up. It suggests a town that cannot bear what it is, and is therefore destined - and desperate - to tear itself apart.
—The Dragon, in the aftermath of "Something Wicked", The Secret World
"Ah, quiet, insular communities. There's always something nasty going on behind closed doors."
—Zevran Arainai, Dragon Age: Origins