Once attached leeches don’t stop until they’ve had their full. One leech can suck in about 15ml of blood. But beware! Leeches entering body openings like mouth, nostril or ears can cause internal bleeding and kill the patient.
In Lodestone, Sabrina, a newly fledged healer-witch, is thrust from her sheltered life at the healing school and confronted with the stench of blood and death, forcing her to question whether she has what it takes to be a healer in the outside world.