May lead to The Masquerade Will Kill Your Dating Life if the pairing is ultimately incompatible or too unstable. For double points, they had this relationship in the sequel series as well but in reverse; Silverbolt's spark was in one of their foes and Blackarachnia was determined to convert him as he had converted her.
Narration: And that discovery, that teen brain development continues into our mid twenties, has enormous ramifications - not least for the criminal justice system. This small age group accounts for nearly a quarter of all inmates. It could have been worse - she could easily have killed someone. Legally, he was an adult."Simon": I just have no tears left now I used to cry every night. Chris Lennings: Regrettably I've seen a number of these kinds of cases over the years.Monica: I can now just think - what was I thinking, what was going on? But unlike most teenagers, Cuin is about to have his head examined ...... What we've found to our surprise is that between the age of 12 and young adulthood, there's a loss of this grey matter. This "white matter" speeds up nerve conductance 100 fold, creating fast brain superhighways.Narration: It's too late to know what young Monica was thinking..Cuin, at 16 is similar age and a typical teen. Dr Stephen Wood: Adolescence is a time when the brain is sculpted.Narration: But also explains why adolescence is a time of maximum risk. When you're flying you can get that much speed that you're airborne and that is the best feeling.Monica had turned 18 when, on a sudden whim, she stole another car. Narration: What has stunned scientists most is just how long the development of the brains behaviour brakes takes.This week on Catalyst we pit teen son against Dad in the brain scan machine, visit a juvenile jail, and meet a few teenagers whove done some really stupid things as we go inside the adolescent brain. Everyone knows the fear - that one day they'll do something really stupid.Monica: I was about 14 years of age and I was going through a stage where I just wanted to steal cars...See Foe Romance Subtext for the less explicit version of this, and Fatal Attraction when it's more dangerous. With a spate of teen bashings, teen road death, and plain incomprehensible teen behaviour, many people are wondering about teenagers today. Scientists used to blame the hormones while society blamed the parents.When the hero of the show and one of the antagonists have a romantic tone right out in the open, as opposed to Foe Romance Subtext.This adds a degree of tension to the relationship, and as long as you make sure the antagonist is less of a "villain", we're allowed to root for them.