Working in the library, you know that romance heroes come in all shapes, whether your preference is a Prince, a duke, a highlander from this or another time period, a pirate, a vampire or even someone from another planet. They usually have a "bad boy" streak and are just waiting for the right woman to redeem them. There are a lot of romantic retellings, too. Many patrons wait for the transition where the "bad boy" is tamed. Some, though, always prefer he stay a "beast"!