Chapter Number: Preface
Chapter Name: Preface
Page Numbers: 1-2 (Hardcover)
Date of Chapter: March 20th, 2006
Summary: Bella races toward a clock tower, desperately trying to save the love of her life. This section follows what Bella assumes will be her last thoughts.
Character Mentioned: Edward Cullen
Places Visited: Volterra, Italy
“My legs seemed to move slower and slower as I fought my way through the callous crowd, but the hands on the huge clock tower didn’t slow. With relentless, uncaring force, they turned inexorably toward the end – the end of everything.”
“I was glad something bloodthirsty waited in the wings. For in failing at this, I forfeited any desire to live.”
Important Information learned:
Bella is once again fighting to save, not only her life, but the life of someone incredibly dear to her.
Even though she isn’t being hunted directly this time, something is waiting to kill her if she fails in her task.
Chapter Prepared By: Seraphyn