I didn't understand the issue then, being underage myself - "Love is Love", I thought, confused, "Sure, the age gap is huge, but he seems to really care for her. " Pedophiles to me were alley-lurkers, shadows with red eyes that led children in with shark-toothed grins and dirt-covered sweets and chocolate. They were the figure in the thunderstorm, wind and lightning lashing at their backs, the emblem of the classic villain; the monster under the bed; the witch in her cottage; the unmarked white van.

~ Mertkaykay on Youtube, on reading Lolita at 14.