This week, I thought we'd spend a little time with the lovely Valerio. If you've haven't read the Dark Days series or if you don't happen to remember Valerio, here is a link to a brief essay giving some background details on the very old vampire.
Valerio is so smooth. He is the epitome of the romantic Hollywood vampire. Valerio is always calm and collected. He always gives you the feeling that even when chaos is exploding around him, he still has the situation completely under his control. Valerio is a seducer and a manipulator. Valerio loves being a vampire and above all, he loves himself. The only person in his long existence to ever make him hesitate, to make him put his own life in unnecessary danger ... is Mira.
Valerio was a favorite character to work with because he was always a bit of a smartass whenever he chose to open his mouth. There was also this feeling of a long, deep history between Mira and Valerio that you only got glimpses of through the series, but we'll get more into his history with Mira next week.
This week, I want to point you in the direction an interview that Valerio gave where he dodged some pointed questions about Mira and his own past. To read the interview, please click here.
You can find more of Valerio in:
Bound to Me
Wait for Dusk
Burn the Night