As she tells the story she's told many times before, Ryan Moulton knows how weird this sounds.
"It's 3 o'clock in the morning at this point, maybe … Police lights are flashing and we're like 'oh crap!' So he shines his lights at us, we drop our knives and wave very friendly — covered in blood. It takes him five minutes — five long, eternal minutes — to come out of his cop car. He came out with a bullet-proof vest."
She now realizes how it must have looked to the Montana state patrolman who happened upon her and her wife, Lisa, on the highway that night.