Ch 57 The way the sun shines

Bella's POV

I woke up at around 9 am and ran into the shower to get ready for what "surprise" Edward had in store for me.

What could it be? He said show, that doesn't really help. A place maybe? I thought of the possibilities while I put my hair into two loose pig tails, for now. I walked towards my closet and put a finger under my chin. What do you wear, when you don't know where you're going? I don't know what to wear!

I can't believe I'm saying this, but I seriously wish Alice was here. I just grabbed the first thing my hands grabbed and laid it on my bed. Hm? Not too bad. I picked out a pair of blue skinny jeans with a gray scoop necked, sleeveless shirt with a purple flower design on the bottom, close to the hem. I walked over to my closet and grabbed a pair of smoke colored flats and outfit ready. I walked to my burier and let my hair go and put on a black headband.

As I was applying my eyeliner, there was a knock at the door. "Come in." I called. In entered Edward. He was wearing light jeans with a black t-shirt that clinged to his body sinfully. "Good morning Bella,"

I capped my eyeliner and applied mascara. "Morning Edward,"

"Are you ready to go?" I finished with my mascara and put it down. I looked at him in the mirror and nodded.


"Alright then, let's go." I followed after him and got in his Volvo. He started the car and drove out of the garage. The ride was quiet; no one said a word.

My mind went back to yesterday's conversation with Edward. "Well, it's alright because…it won't happen again…" I squeezed my eyes at the fresh memory. As I said those words my heart broke and tears threatened to spill from my eyes.

It took all my will power to say those words. It can't happen again, it just can't! I can't just confirm myself with kissing him for the rest of my life. One day he's going to get a partner—or mate, as they refer to it—and I'm going to be on the side. Besides it must be weird kissing the girl that's basically your little sister. It's wrong!

I don't understand why did I have to fall in love with Edward? I'm never going to be happy if I'm not with him, but I'm never going to be with him so I'm not going to be happy. I'm going to spend eternity with him, but not really with him.

"Bella," Edward called out. I opened my eyes suddenly and looked around. Wow I do doze off a lot.

"What happened?" I asked confused. Edward chuckled.

"Nothing silly, we're here." I looked out and saw we were in front of a forest. Now I was really confused.

"Edward? We're in front of a forest, is this the big surprise?" He got out of the car and met me by my door extending his hand for me to take so I could get out. I took his hand and got out.

"Just get on my back." He said, turning his back towards me. I was really confused now, but I slowly got on his back. "Finally, you were taking long enough." He teased.
"Well I don't know where we're going." I replied.
"Don't worry." He said taking off in a run. Everything was a blur; it felt like I was flying. It's been so long since Edward ran with me on his back. I held on tightly to his neck, until he made a sudden stop. He let me down and I got off.
I stood in front of him, and he seemed distracted, looking at something beyond me. "It's been a long time since I rode on your back, you know?" He looked down at me and smiled.

"Yes, what'd you think?" I laughed.

"It was amazing to be going so fast!" This time he laughed and started walking.
"We got to walk?" He nodded.

"Don't worry it's not that long." I shrugged and walked after him. He pushed some branches out of the way and held out his hand for me. I grabbed it and climbed through. When I saw what was in front of me, my jaw fell and I walked forward a bit.
"Edward! This can't be real!" I exclaimed.
"It is." I was standing in front of the most beautiful scene.

It was a small meadow. It had tiny freesias and flowers; it was round and the way the light hit it, just made it look beautiful. This little meadow took the thought of Forks away and brought a beautiful place, the ones that only existed in movies. I sat down on the grass and looked back to see Edward staring off into space. I threw a flower at him giggling when he looked down shocked.

I patted the spot next to me and he sat down.

"This place is beautiful," I whispered. He mumbled something, but it was too low for me to hear. "Say that again?"

"Oh, I said, I know, I use this place to come and think about things or when I just need time away from the family."

"How did you find this place?" I asked.

"Well I was running through the forest one day and I happened to stumble upon it. Nobody besides me and you know about this place." His eyes traced a path through the trees.

"Not that I don't love this but why would you show me rather than anybody else?" I leaned back on my arms.

"Because I feel like I can trust you and have a stronger connection with you than anybody else." I think I just died a little inside.

"Well thank you, because this is the most beautiful thing ever!" He smiled and laid back on the grass.

It was silent but it wasn't uncomfortable, actually it was the exact opposite. I yawned and laid back on the grass and closed my eyes for a bit—just to rest them.

"Bella," someone whispered and I groaned. "Bella, wake up." I opened my eyes and found myself in Edward's Volvo.

"Wha-what?" I was confused. "Why are we in your Volvo?"

"You fell asleep and it's getting late so I carried you here." He kept on driving. I sank in my seat.
"I'm so sleepy." I rubbed my eyes.

"I'm surprised you didn't say you're hungry." He chuckled lightly as we entered the garage.

"Oh I am! So what's for dinner Edward?" He gave me a "are you serious" look. "What?"

"Bella I don't eat."

"No duh! But Esme doesn't either and she cooks for me." I gave a cheesy smile.

"Well unless you want breakfast for dinner, we could order something." He rubbed the back of his neck with his hand.

"Sure." I jumped out of the car and flew into the kitchen to grab the phone. I dialed a pizza parlor and put the phone to my ear.

Edward's POV

"Yeah, can I have a small extra cheese pie?" Bella asked over the phone leaning on the small island in the kitchen.

"What drink will it be?"

"A coke will be fine." She answered.

"Delivery?" The lady over the phone asked. Bella looked up at me and I shook my head.

"No I'll be there to pick it up in 15 minutes."

"Okay, thanks for ordering Domino's!"
"Goodbye." She hung up and skipped to my side. "Let us go!" She said dramatically and I rolled my eyes.

We got back in the Volvo and drove to the pizzeria. When we got there we had to wait a couple of minutes for the pizza. The cashier was drooling over me and I found it disturbing. I groaned.

"What's the matter?" Bella asked with her head tilted to the side.

"The cashier is thinking about how 'hot' I am and it's quite annoying." Bella looked back at her and I saw the emotion jealousy pass through her eyes.

"Well she is pretty…" She muttered. The cashier was a seventeen year old girl; she looked a lot like those typical daddies's girl. She had platinum blonde hair that reached mid back with blue eyes and tanned skin. She had on heavy mascara and eyeliner. Her nails were professionally done and she was currently popping gum in her mouth.

"She's pretty fake." I corrected her. "What's wrong Bella?"

"Nothing." She looked at her and looked away.

"You can't honestly think she's prettier than you?" I questioned. Bella shrugged and I tilted her chin up. "Believe me she's not. Not at all." Bella beamed and nodded.

"Pizza's ready." The blond cashier called snapping her gum. Bella went up to get it when she had to see her ex boyfriend. Joe.


"How are you sweetie?" He smiled and she gave him a big hug. After Joe and Bella broke up, they never treated each other differently. To them they were Joe and Bella, good friends. They knew they couldn't be best friends again, because even though it was back to normal it was still a bit awkward.

"I'm fine you know, Edward and me getting some pizza." He looked up at me and acknowledged me.

"Hey Edward."

"Hello Joe." He smirked at Bella and she smacked him lightly. He didn't think anything out of the ordinary in his head.

"Well what are you doing here?" Bella asked.
"I'm coming to pick up my girlfriend." Bella's eyes widened and she gasped.

"Who's the lucky girl?"

"Her names Melody. She's beautiful Bells." His eyes went all dreamy and I left his mind, not wanting to intrude.

"Aw will I get to meet her?"

"Well here she comes." Out stepped a girl with black hair taking off her uniform. She looked up and ran towards Joe with a smile on her face. Her eyes were a bluish color, in between deep and ice blue. Joe opened his arms and she ran in them, hugging him tightly. She pecked his lips and turned to look at us.

"Oh I'm sorry; I didn't mean to do that in front of any friends of yours." She looked down embarrassed.

"It's alright Mel, this is Bella—the girl I've told you about and that's Edward." She looked up at us and smiled.

She extended her hand towards Bella and she immediately shook it. "Nice to finally meet you." Melody said.

"You too. Aw you guys are adorable." She giggled.
"Thanks." Joe replied.
"Hi Edward." Melody greeted with a small smile.
I smiled back. "Hello Melody, nice to meet you."

"Nice to meet you too."

"Well we should get going. Edward and I have to clean up. Bye Joe." She gave him a hug. "Bye Melody." She hugged her too.

"Bye Edward." Melody and Joe said at the same time.

"Goodbye Joe and Melody." Once they left I walked to the cashier and got the pizza. As I was paying I saw that the cashier was glaring at Bella. I gave her a twenty and grabbed Bella's hand and she squeezed mine.
"Keep the change." She scowled and we left.

Once we were home Bella muttered something along the lines of. "Stupid cashier…"

She grabbed the pizza and to a huge chunk of it. "So what are the plans for this week?"

I sat down on a stool. "I'm not sure, I didn't exactly get a manual, but I guess we could just catch up with what we lost." She smiled.

"But what about school?"

"We don't have to go." I said.

"Alright!" I laughed.
"What do you want to do tomorrow?"
She stopped eating. "I have no idea."

A/N: I haven't updated in a while, i know i know. Well what do you guys think so far? Actually why don't you review ;) and boy oh boy you guys should hold onto your pants and have hope cuz the time has ALMOST come.

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