Guide to dating jessica in the dark side
Jessica isn’t just a teenager in love; she’s a wife and the future ruler of a serious clan of vampires.This development is what makes It’s one thing to find out you’re a vampire princess. Newly married Jessica Packwood is having a hard enough time feeling regal with her husband, Lucius, at her side.
Reeling from the new information and not quite believing it until she sees the changes in herself Jessica fights the knowledge and her growing attraction to Lucas.Lucas at the same time grows frustrated by Jessica's reluctance to accept his proposal and her rightful place in Vampire society.In Jessica's eventual rejection of him and her heritage, Lucas returns home to Romania to face his clan and evil Uncle who is in charge until Lucas marries.The beginning pages paint a rather familiar picture for us, a young woman suddenly becoming the object of complete and utter focus by the hot new student at school, but once Lucius moves into the apartment above her parent’s garage and more fully immerses himself in her life, the familiarity begins to wear off, replaced by genuine interest and increased emotional attachment.We watch with hearts a bit in our throats as Jess learns what it’s like to desperately want something she can’t have, feeling for her as she realizes she had the opportunity to reach out and grab him but she didn’t move quite fast enough and now he's danced seemingly out of her reach.don’t necessarily bring anything new or innovative to the world of vampires, but they do give us characters who are vibrant and funny and who easily draw us into their world even if it is one we’ve experienced before.
The first installment starts out a bit lighter in tone, Jessica vehemently rejecting Lucius’s presence in her home and his claims to her as his future bride, but as things progress the lighter humor gives way to more serious emotion, and we suddenly find our hearts in a vampiric vise-like grip we didn’t entirely see coming.
Still, there is, without a doubt, a place for every type of book and that includes the two fanged variety, even in this post twilight age we live in.
What sends most scurrying away, however, is the flood of books that lies before you when you utter the word ‘vampire’. The teenage ‘weight’ issue is made all the more real because Jessica is the one to discover her own beauty. I rather like this message circulating through our teenagers: only from within.
Marrying a vampire definitely doesn’t fit into Jessica Packwood’s senior year “get-a-life” plan.
But when a devious cheerleader sets her sights on Lucius, Jess finds herself fighting to win back her wayward prince, stop a global vampire war — and save Lucius’s soul from eternal destruction.
Realizing her love for Lucas and accepting her destiny, Jessica travels to her own Vampire clan in Romania and takes her new confidence to demand her place union for Lucas who has gone cold.