'I was wondering if Jed told you about our conversation and what you must think of me, ' Ryan said. Hillary looked at Ryan as if she were trying to understand something. The first stars moved in and out of the clouds and a slight breeze blew wisps of blond hair across her cheek. 'I think you don't understand why society gives these predators so many chances. I believe you feel society is protecting the wrong people like they did at Penn State. Why isn't society protecting the victim's rights Ryan, the right to be left alone, t to be preyed upon?' Ryan spoke softly. 'The answer to your question is this. The truth embarrasses society. The vast majority of people would rather t believe this is an epidemic; that it permeates our society and our silence ensures its continuation. It's ugly, sick, and maybe people are afraid if they confront it, they confront a small part of themselves and that scares the shit out of them.'