I’m looking forward to watching Snow White & the Huntsman — mostly for the Huntsman (who cares about Snow White?). But I have to admit I’m a little hesitant, because I’m not sure I can see Bella and Thor in different roles and not keep mixing their characters up.
Here’s how I keep imagining it.
I read Deadlocked (the latest Sookie Stackhouse book) yesterday while down with a fever (not fun, generating EXTRA heat in the midst of summer, btw).
All I can say is… FAIL!!! NOT ENOUGH ERIC! FAIL!
Because we all know that the best thing about the SS series or True Blood is Eric Northman. In fact, if I had my way, I’d just rename the books AND the TV series to:
Because really.. who gives a flying fu.. err.. fairy feather about Sookie?
Now Eric on the other hand…
*swoon* True that, Eric..
Although Deadlocked is about solving the mystery of the girl who died on Eric’s lawn (among other things) — Eric is present in only about 20% of the book, which was a bit disappointing. Plus, the few times he does show up, he exhibits nothing of the awesomeness we’ve come to love and expect. (Well he did FLY once, but it was away from an argument - which is pretty lame.)
So I guess I’ll have to wait for June and the new season of True Blood to get my “Incredible Eric” fix. I can only hope that Alan Ball does not let me down the way Charlaine Harris did —-even if he does end up inventing ridonkulous story lines that have nothing whatsoever to do with the books. I’ll take my Eric fix however I can get it.
Having said that though, forgive me for sounding like an old fogie (ah crap… BBD attacks again. I AM an old fogie) when I say that I’m a little disturbed by the upsurge of vampire, werewolf and other supernatural heroes in recent years.
I mean, just look at all the fan furor over Twilight. Seriously? We had the world divided into teams over THIS???
Honestly, teens, tweens and uh ok, me…. Vampires are DEAD PEOPLE. Werewolves are SLOBBERY ANIMALS. So not sexy. And when you are in trouble, they will not swoop in out of nowhere to save you.
It was bad enough when romance novels in the pre-Vampiremania days gave girls unrealistic expectations.
It’s MUCH worse now.
So I worry. I really do.
Good luck, single guys.