"Attraction plus an obstacle equals drama," Gansa says with a laugh. "There’s definitely an attraction, there are a huge number of obstacles and hopefully that creates some drama between those two people."
"She is terrified of forging intimate relationships with others—which is, basically, what constitutes a life—because she knows the kind of damage that her condition can wreak. Because she has such an anemic life, it is easier to risk losing it on behalf of her cause. While this is an advantage of sorts, she must live with the pain of her loneliness." —Claire Danes