I played the vampire in a summer stock production.
Dracula, the best vampire book ever written, had a strong influence on all modern vampire tales.
From the soapy gothic drama of Dark Shadows in the 1960s to the twenty-first century gothic delights of The Vampire Diaries, soap operas have had a wide appeal for their stories of every day people in not so every day situations.
There is also something included for people who enjoy bondage, same sex romance, as well as those who enjoy light romance, and all the stories remain true to the vampire topic while interpreting the way vampirism works different.
Stephanie Meyer first described the engagement ring that vampire Edward Cullen presented to his human girlfriend, Bella Swan, in the book Eclipse as follows: "Nestled into the black satin, Elizabeth Masen's ring sparkled in the dim light.