The worst of all possible worlds -- from the creator's point of view, anyway -- is when a series in terminated by the publisher or studio before the narrative arc is completed. While television producers have little recourse, for authors at least self-publishing comes to the rescue.
And of course, all of these vampire tales have a lot to say about what constitutes "good" and "bad" sexualities -- especially regarding young women. Our culture tends to be unable to decide whether we should be sexual figures or virginal ones.
Welcome to Sucker Punch, the only blog post that ranks the gaudiest moments on this week's episode of True Blood. Watching Episode 3, "It Hurts Me Too," I notice that almost every female character is passive and needy.