Yes! I have plans on making a sequel to this fanfic if people would like! I'll most likely be working on updates on Little Black Notebook before I work on this one, but I want a little feedback on my plans to see if you amazing people think the sequel is worth being patient enough to wait out my writing of another fanfic. This is a small sample from about a few chapters in, where the real plot picks up. It's told in Bella's POV and is at Alice's wedding. Read and drop me a review on what you think.
A tickle of glasses and a murmur of voices followed after and I brought my glass to my lips and took a small sip, still not liking the taste of it. I turned to face Alice, expecting her to already be making her way onto the stage to hug me like she'd done with all the rest. She was still sitting, nuzzled in Jasper's arms, her face turned back towards where I'd been sitting. I followed her gaze to see Edward getting up and making his way towards me on the stage. I didn't really stop to think that I should get off and let him speak, I was too busy staring at him in awed curiosity as to why he looked so nervous, yet was glowing at the same time. He looked stunning, more then usual. I heard someone cough below me and realized that I'd been gawking. I looked down, embarrassed, as fresh blood colored my cheeks. I wobbled towards the steps to clear the stage for Edward.
"Wait Bella," he whispered as he reached me. He grabbed my wrists and brought them to the side of his face. I looked up at him in the same curiosity as before. He closed his eyes and rested his forehead against mine, breathing out. "Do you love me?"
I actually snorted in disbelief to such a ridiculous question. "What kind of question is that Edward Cullen?" He opened his eyes and looked expectantly back at me. I sighed and pressed my lips to his, forgetting that we stood right in front of the stage and that everyone was staring at us. "I always have and always will." I promised. His responding smile was blinding.
"That's all I needed to hear."
He stepped past me, releasing one of my wrists and using the other to tow me along after him. I stumbled after him, completely confused by the action. He pulled me up to the microphone and kissed me on the forehead before letting go of me completely and stepping up to the microphone. I arched my brows in confusion and crossed my arms as my opportunity to ask him what he was doing was lost. He cleared his throat audibly before he began speaking.
"I know this is supposed to be completely Alice and Jasper's day, she said I could do this one thing," He began, looking over to Alice and smiling nervously. Her responding wink and subtle thumbs up took my suspicions further. She wouldn't have...
"After seeing how happy that Alice and Jasper are I've gotten to thinking that maybe it'd be nice if I was finally able to move past my military days and take shelter in the one thing that brings me any joy anymore." He stepped away from the microphone. I felt the color drain from my face as he slid down onto one knee.
Oh no, no, no, no, NO! Too soon, too young! Damn it Edward!
"Bella Swan," he addressed me quietly, though it seemed to echo through the now dead silent room. I felt my breathing pick up and my head spun. "I promise to love you forever, every day of forever. Will you marry me?"
The earth stopped spinning, time was put on hold. The entire world just stopped. The air evacuated my system in a sudden sharp gust as I caught sight of the beautiful ring that had too suddenly appeared in Edward's anxious hand as he slid it carefully onto my ring finger. The color was completely gone from my face, I imagined I looked like a ghost. I continued to stare at the ring in horror, not sure if time had found its circuit again yet. It'd been barely six months and he was asking me to marry him! Renee would kill me, Charlie must not approve. I just can't do it! I'm a freshmen in college Edward! It slowly came to my realization that I was hyperventilating. I swayed a little as I fought for control over my dizzy head. If only I was able to voice anything I was thinking.
"Edward," I managed to whisper shakily. "I'm, I'm only nineteen." His face fell and his arm fell limply to his side. I felt tears pricking my eyes as I took in his hurt expression.
"What?" I'd never heard his voice so broken before. The tears broke out from my weak defense and flowed down my face relentlessly.
"I, I can't Edward," My voice dropping in volume to the point where it was barely audible. Edward looked up at me, broken."It's too soon, I'm too young." His lips parted in frustration at my statement, but I couldn't take looking at his hurt face when I was the one causing the pain. I turned my head from his and stepped to the stairs, sliding the ring of my finger. I carefully set in on the stage next to the steps as I reached the ground. I looked up at him, my tears obscuring my vision.
"I'm so sorry Edward." I choked out as my tears turned into vicious sobs. I slipped out of my shoes and ran out the room, leaving Edward broken on the stage without the slightest clue as to why I would ever do such a thing. I grabbed the sides of my dress and pulled it up so it was above my ankles as I sprinted out to the hall and ran towards no where in specific.
We'd told each other or deepest secrets only months ago, we'd started dating only months ago, and he thought we were ready to get married?! Did I? Well sure. But was I even the slightest bit ready for marriage, let alone engagement? Hell no! I collapsed on the floor, pushing myself in a small corner between doorways so that I wouldn't be seen or bother anyone. I pulled my knees to my chest and let my sobs rack through my body and allowed the tears to ruin my dress.
How could I have let myself hurt him so much? I was a monster. He had finally opened up and let someone in after what he'd done and I smashed him to pieces. Why marriage? Why now! I threw the back of my head against the wall behind me.
What had I just done to him?!
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