by Marc Shapiro
To the hilt
... Great pains are being taken to make the Queen more than a masked
woman with a sword. "Romance is definitely a possibility. Tessa
is a woman who wants to be in love," [Tessie] Santiago says.
"We've already had one of her ex-lovers appear on the show,
and my character certainly has an interesting relationship with
Dr. Helm. There's an obvious attraction between the two. He dislikes
Tessa because she's a spoiled aristocrat and he hates the Queen's
guts because she kills people. There's flirting one minute and yelling
the next; there's a definite love-hate relationship between them.
I don't know where they plan on taking that."