I love Rose to death, but she was selfish and short-sighted. After Dimitri's journey to hell and back, she expected an overnight recovery. After all that time taking care of Lissa and worrying about her mental health, Rose should have been more understanding of the psychological damage he'd suffered from being turned Strigoi and then restored. It must have been terrible feeling so alienated from him, but he needed time to heal, and she didn't respect that. She kept following and harassing him, trying to make him declare his love for her.Read more >
Note: I have not read Bloodlines yet, but I'm looking forward to it, as I hear it provides Adrian some much-needed growth and development. This post pertains only to Adrian in VA.
I'd been hoping Christian had already fulfilled the "bad boy with a heart of gold" quota for the series, but then creepy Adrian came along, using compulsion on Rose, stalking her dreams, making unwanted sexual advances, buying extravagant gifts despite her clearly stating multiple times that she wasn't interested, and eventually blackmailing her into dating him. This is the behavior of a sexual predator, one who constantly disrespects boundaries, wins women over with flashy trinkets, then dumps her as soon as he gets into her pants. Not only that, he gives Jill tha…Read more >