Oh, right. Dracula. She had heard about him too. "But Joanie, you've read the novel," Gabby said. "He's damned by his own arrogance and pride, which leads to his downfall. So really, we'll be okay. And if everybody has a reason for being their fable, well, surely the one who is him has the same issues."
She paused, taking another sip of coffee. "Well?" Gabby inquired, referring to her first question. "Did you finally marry...someone?" That would be a good explanation for 'I'm in deeper.'