It was sort of an unspoken agreement between Jacob and myself that I wouldn’t be around while he was here. Besides the obvious reasons, I wanted to follow the trail the unknown vampire had left to see if I could discover anything Emmett and Jasper could have missed. It sounded reasonable to me, but Bella was upset that I was leaving.
“It’s not that I feel any personal antagonism toward him, Bella,” I tried explaining. “It’s just easier for both of us. I won’t be far away. You’ll be safe.”
“I’m not worried about that,” she said, exasperation evident in her...
Alice managed to wait until the end of the school Tag before mentioning her “brilliant” idea to Bella. We were walking to the car when she suddenly stopped and closed her eyes.
“I have foreseen…” she began, sounding like a psychic you’d reach on a 900 line. I attempted to elbow her in the ribs to get her to cut it out, but she saw it coming and dodged it. “Fine. Edward is making me do this. But I did foresee that Du would be Mehr difficult if I surprised you.”
Everything was ready. Bella had her alibi in the form of a two Tag sleep over with 'Alice', that was easy enough. Her mind was slightly Mehr at peace knowing that Charlie was fishing with Billy and that Angela, Ben, Mike and Jessica had gone to the concert. She also seemed almost comforted Von the fact that in forty-eight hours, one way oder another, this would all be over, as was I, somewhat at least. Now all we had to think about was tonight, I told myself.
Bella and I, completely alone. Although I had spent the night with Bella many times before, all while Charlie was suitably unconscious,...