I’m still on vacation, so this chapter is a little earlier than expected. Big thanks to IBDamon for all the pre-reading she’s been suffering through. <3 Enjoy!
“Thank you for coming home on such short notice,” Carlisle said to Emmett and Rosalie. The two of them had traveled from Alaska to be present for what they were told was a family meeting concerning Edward.
“You said it was important,” said Emmett. “And you said it was about Edward. How could we not—”
“What’s going on?” Rosalie interrupted. “He’s upstairs with a human. I can smell it. I can hear its heartbeat.”
Carlisle looked at the five vampires in the room. Each of their faces held a different expression—anger, concern, sadness, irritation, distress. His eyes lingered on Alice a beat longer than the rest before answering. “Yes, Edward has a human upstairs. Her name is Bella. Alice has told me he plans on changing her.”