Uh-oh. The battle of the vampire sagas just got hotter today. Anne Rice, the author of the famous "Interview with a Vampire" and the Vampire Chronicles, updated her status on Facebook today with a direct insult at Twilight:
Lestat and Louie feel sorry for vampires that sparkle in the sun. They would never hurt immortals who choose to spend eternity going to high school over and over again in a small town ---- anymore than they would hurt the physically disabled or the mentally challenged. My vampires possess gravitas. They can afford to be merciful.