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Summary: There was a sea change in Edward's attitude toward Bella between the time he'd left after that first disastrous Biology class and when he returned to Forks. It was on a dark highway to Alaska that things changed.
The headlights threw twin cones of light onto the dark grey ribbon of highway. He'd been driving, first through the deepening dusk and now through the still night for hours, racing north like a dark blur. The lights of the dashboard gave a greenish glow to his chiseled features; the stillness of his face belying the chaos of his thoughts. His mind was skipping all over the place and he hated it. He liked his existence orderly, logical, expected. To have been brought down by a human girl, of all things − it was embarrassing. Humiliating, even.His lips twisted slightly as he remembered with shame what Carlisle had said.( Read more...Collapse )