17 million. 1…7,…0…0…0,…0…0…0. She traced every zero with that stubby lottery pencil and rested her chin on the table. When she was done, she leaned back in the bar stool as the many zeros bore a hole into her soul from that dirty napkin. Seventeen...6 zeros. It looked so much worse on paper.

4 million witches

3 million werewolves

3,400,000 vampires

4,600,000 demons of all kinds

300,000 elves

500,000 sensitives

500,000 good spirits and angels

700,000 unknowns

Too many zeros