Summary: Oddship challenge: Lauren Mallory is a bitch, but she's a bitch with a secret nobody knows about it... nobody except a particular empath we like to call Jasper. Categories:AU, TwilightCharacters: Jasper, Lauren Challenges: Series: None Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Word count: 3440
[Report This] Published: August 26, 2008 Updated: August 27, 2008
Reviewer: maryalicebrandon13Signed Date: September 09, 2010
Title: Chapter 1: Make Me Forget
Four weeks before her wedding to Edward, Bella is frustrated. She knows there's little-to-no chance of getting him to bend his rules and boundaries now, but there's no harm in fantasizing about what could happen later. So she begins compiling a list of things that she and Edward can do together once they're happily married. She's surprised to find she might be able to cross some things off earlier than she thought...
Story contains mature themes and is not intended for younger readers.
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I read the Twilight series in the wrong order - I was late to this party and I started with Midnight Sun. This entry in the series let me "hear" Edward as well as Bella throughout the other four books. Eclipse was especially painful to read when I could "hear" Edward. He was becoming so desperate to hold onto Bella that he became possessive and controlling - qualities I was sure he would hate in himself. His journey to learn to treat Bella as his equal became as interesting to me as Bella's choice to give up her mortality. Since Stephenie Meyer isn't going to finish MS anytime soon (and may never continue Edward's point of view in the other books) I decided to take a closer look at some key scenes in Eclipse and try to figure out for myself what Edward is thinking.
This first chapter is from the very end of New Moon, Edward's point of view, confrontation scene with Jacob pages 550-563.
The second chapter is a bit shorter, from Eclipse pages 27 & 28, Edward's point of view, when he offhandedly suggests hunting wolves if they move to Alaska...
Third chapter, Eclipse pages 28 & 29, Wuthering Heights
Snippet:"That thought brought me up short. That thought twisted my mess of thoughts and fears and pain into a knot so tight I could barely see the strands. I would not allow Bella to put herself in danger?? What kind of possessive monster was this thought from? Was my selfish need for Bella so strong, that my love for her could be twisted, tainted by this new possessive beast?"
Categories:New Moon, EclipseCharacters: Bella Challenges: Series: None Chapters: 3 Completed: No
Word count: 9223
[Report This] Published: January 03, 2009 Updated: March 25, 2009
Reviewer: maryalicebrandon13Signed Date: September 09, 2010
Title: Chapter 1: A Different Kind of Monster
It’s a secret that has been kept securely for millions of years: the existence of vampires.
Bella finds herself torn between keeping the secret from her ever-wondering father, and coming clean on who she really is. Charlie’s not stupid; he is the Chief of Police after all. But how will she tell him, if given the chance? Will she be able to protect him from the Volturi if he does find out?
Bella has also been noticing slight differences in her shield, what could that mean? Does she have a new power that is just now forming? If so, what is it, and could it help protect for family, and her father?
No one else noticed anything but their beautifully heart-breaking faces, perfect and flawless in every way imaginable. Although they were notorious for amazing beauty, they were also known for their scandalous family dynamic and seclusion outside of those relationships—with the one exception: Bella Swan. An introspective look at Bella Swan and the Cullens through the eyes of Lauren Mallory.
Set after Breaking Dawn. The Cullens have moved out of Forks, and settled in Prince Rupert, Canada. All is well for a few months, until, Alice has a vision that causes a frenzy in the Cullen household.
A series of events happens in a matter of a few days, and their lives are turned upside down. Who is behind all the chaos? The reason behind this turmoil is rooted in the past. The past that Bella knows very little about.
Carlisle Cullen's world had been drastically changed. He had hunted monsters in place of his Anglican preacher father, and now he was one of the creatures he hunted. Slowly coming to terms with his lot in life, Carlisle stumbled upon a group of mostly civilized vampires, the Volturi. Within a few weeks of his stay with them, he begins to learn that all things are not always what they seem. Within every civilized society, there is a darker side... Canon couples and creatures eventually.
Since the fall of the Romanian Empire over 2,500 years ago, the Volturi have ruled the vampire world with next to no opposition. During this time their power has swelled and the three brothers who lead the Volturi have become consumed by greed, increasingly digressing from their professed mission to keep vampires and the secret of their existence safe. Some among the vampire community have become tired of the Volturi and wish to return the world to the way it was… the balance of power is about to permanently shift.
Canon pairings | R | Original characters featured
Think Twilight, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn with a twist. I've taken key plot elements from those books, strung them together with some minor changes, and added a threat against the Volturi to lurk behind the scenes. All of that twists and turns its way to the introduction of my original characters and a showdown with the Volturi.
Look out for: a totally creepy James, a delve into Edward's rebellious phase, a revelation about Alice's past, and a tiny dip into the subconscious of Esme the battered wife.
Bella Swan has spent the past four years excelling at school as a way to insulate herself from her past. She finished her bachelor's degree early and is about to start her first semmester as a TA in the literature department of a small heavily wooded school in the northeast when her past finds her. Bella finds herself thrust back into the world of vampires and werewolves and she has to decide which path her life will take, if she can survive that long.
Good, I thought the way she was nice to Alice and rude to Edward was interesting. I might like to see more explanations about why they left, etc. Still a little vague but the writing is good.
Thank you, would you please let me know if it's still too vaugue after chapter five? I'm really interested in seeing what you think at that point. I'm not possitive if I explain the actual "leaving" well enough. I may have just relyed on standard Twilight cannon to get you there which could be a miscalculation on my part.
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