Eric's at Romancing the Blog today with a post about J. R. Ward's Black Dagger Brotherhood series. He offers a male perspective both on the brothers and "the transition by which 'pretrans' vampire boys turn, overnight, into full-sized fighters." According to the glossary on Ward's website, transition is a
Critical moment in a vampire’s life when he or she transforms into an adult. Thereafter, they must drink the blood of the opposite sex to survive and are unable to withstand sunlight. Occurs generally in the mid-twenties. Some vampires do not survive their transitions, males in particular. Prior to their transitions, vampires are physically weak, sexually unaware and unresponsive, and unable to dematerialize.Do join him (if you dhare). And yes, having read the glossary of terms on Wikipedia, I too have fallen victim to the curse of the redundant "h".