Martha: Richard, this isn't one of your books. You don't know the ending. You were just lucky yesterday.
Castle: You're overreacting, mother. Where is this coming from?
Martha: How the hell can you ask me something like that? Think about how much you love Alexis, and that is how much I love you. And don't you dare ask me where th-this is coming from. You have gotten through most of your life on your wit and charm and no small amount of talent. But that is the real world out there, and you can't charm your way out of a bullet.