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Plot summary[ edit ] Bella Swan is a seventeen-year-old misfit, who moves from Phoenix, Arizona to Forks, Washington on the Olympic Peninsula to live with her father, Charlie.
Bella is admitted to Forks High School, where she befriends many of the students.
A somewhat inexperienced and shy girl, Bella is dismayed by several boys competing for her attention. As Bella walks into the class, a fan blows her scent towards a mysterious man named Edward Cullen.
Bella sits next to Edward in biology class on her first day of school, but he seems repulsed by her, affecting her feelings in the process. He disappears for a few days, but warms up to Bella upon his return; their newfound relationship is interrupted after Bella is nearly struck by a van in the school parking lot.
Edward saves Bella, stopping the van with only his hand. Bella questions Edward about how he saved her life. She hears that Edward and his family are actually vampires who drink animal blood. She is told legends of the local Quileute people by a friend named Jacob Black, who she met during a camp out.
Disturbed and riddled by recurring nightmares, Bella researches about vampires. Much to her dismay, she then realizes that Edward hadn't come to school on the blood typing day, because he is a vampire; she compares the characteristics of the vampires in mythology to the Cullens, and finds many similarities.
Convinced that he is a vampire, she finds herself in the state of bewilderment. Bella is saved by Edward again in Port Angeles when she is almost attacked. Driving a silver Volvo, Edward takes Bella to dinner and then back home. As they drive, she tells him of the stories that he is a vampire.
Edward says he tried to stay away, finding her scent too desirable. Over time, Edward and Bella fall in love.
Their relationship is affected when a nomad vampire coven arrives in Forks. Jamesa tracker vampire who is intrigued by Cullens' relationship with a human, wants to hunt Bella for sport.
James calls and claims to be holding her mother hostage. When Bella surrenders, James attacks her. Before he can finish her, Edward and other Cullens rescue her and kill James.
He still attacks the girl. Edward prevents her from becoming a vampire, and she is treated at a hospital. After they return to Forks, they go to the school prom together. Bella says that she wants to become a vampire, but Edward cannot help at the time. Bella's desire to become a vampire increases throughout the series.
Edward continues to refuse as he hates being immortal, and does not want Bella to suffer the same fate. Main characters[ edit ] Isabella Swan - Isabella, who prefers to be called Bella, is a year-old girl.
She moves from Phoenix, Arizona to Forks, Washington to live with her father. Her mother moves to Florida with her second husband. Bella has a kind and awkward personality that is more mature than most girls her age. She is intelligent and observant, noticing and formulating theories about the Cullens' strange behaviors, physical features, and unusual abilities.
As the novel progresses, Bella unconsciously learns how to make difficult choices and accept their consequences. He has a supernatural gift for reading people's minds.
Since Edward's transformation into a vampire, he had never fallen in love nor believed that he needed to.
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He later realizes that his existence was completely pointless and without an aim. In Bella he finds compassion, love, acceptance and care. Rochester from Jane Eyre. When the Cullens try to protect Bella, James figures she will be the biggest hunt of his life.
Upon first meeting, Bella is charmed and impressed by Jacob in many ways. Jacob learns that he is similar to Bella in many ways. Her father Charlie sees that Jacob is safe boyfriend material, the kind of guy he would approve her dating.There's a reason more than 10 million Twilight series books are in print.
Twilight, the first in the series, is the addictive story of two teenagers –- Bella, a regular girl, and Edward, a perfect gentleman, and a pfmlures.com is the type of book you might read in just a few sittings, becoming engrossed in its fantastical world and oblivious to your physical .
Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn.
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