"The idea for Rose and Dimitri’s romance was one that was kicking around in my head for awhile. It’s difficult being a former teacher to be writing about a student and a teacher who have a romance together — because we’re always taught that that’s a very wrong thing — and certainly it absolutely can be in that situation, so I’m certainly not encouraging that in people. The age difference isn’t that great between them. Mainly, you know, what the romance’s big point is… It’s about love that has to challenge society’s ideas — that’s what they’re facing, and that’s what it comes down to."
Richelle Mead (x)