A/N: The sequel to Broken Down in Bars and Bathrooms: You Need Me Like a Bad Habit. Read it first. Summary: With a wedding on their hands and Bella being changed, how is Bella supposed to sever ties with those loved ones she has to leave behind? Can she? :) This is just the prologue, and the first chapter should be along about Friday, as was scheduled. I just happened to wake up early this morning. Review!

I looked up with glassy eyes, and what was probably a terror-struck face. Dying? Did it really have to happen, and so bluntly? Of course, I understood what had to be done, but it was a horrifying thought to hurt them all.

Greed: An excessive desire to acquire or possess more than what one needs or deserves, especially with respect to material wealth.

Selfishness: The quality or state of being selfish; exclusive regard to one's own interest or happiness; that supreme self-love or self-preference which leads a person to direct his purposes to the advancement of his own interest, power, or happiness, without regarding those of others.

Did these descriptions not fit my bill perfectly?

Drink up baby doll
Are you in or are you out?
Leave your things behind
'Cause it's all going off without you
Excuse me too busy you're writing your tragedy
These mishaps
You bubble-wrap
When you've no idea what you're like

I'd always prided myself on my lack of necessity for myself. But, obviously, the past two years had proven me horrifically wrong.

So, let go, let go
Jump in
Oh well, what you waiting for?
It's all right
'Cause there's beauty in the breakdown