This--> "Hearing one of the old vamps say something like 'word on the street' was like hearing his grandmother say 'what up my homeslice?' Jarring and more than a little surreal. Old school should stick to old school."This is exactly how I felt reading J.R. Ward's [b:Dark Lover|42899|Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #1)|J.R. Ward|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1309209351s/42899.jpg|2158128].