Before vampires were aesthetically appealing, they were physical anomalies and ostracized outsiders whom we banished to the dark, and they didn't have the appeal that they do now.Ian Somerhalder
Vampires have become tragic or romantic figures. Vampire are largely seduction tales. They're no longer the scary creature in the dark.Stephen Graham Jones
If stakes and garlic were the top two things that could kill a vampire, ninth grade gym was a close third.High SchoolHeather Brewer in Vladimir Tod - Ninth Grade Slays
Vlad blinked at her. 'Morning, sulfuric acid.'
'Well, isn't it just kinda wrong to call a vampire 'sunshine'?'
Vampires. You like to play with your food.Castlevania, Season 3 Episode 3
Mulling this over, Vlad wiped her lip gloss from his lips with the back of his hand. Vampires, after all, didn't sparkle.Heather Brewer in Vladimir Tod - Twelfth Grade Kills
'And you're worried, not because you're headed to meet a houseful of vampires, but because you think those vampires won't approve of you, correct?'
'That's right,' I answered immediately, hiding my surprise at his casual use of the word.
He shook his head. 'You're incredible.'