So this is it. My Epilogue *tears* I can't believe that I actually finished it. It was an awesome time writing this. I really hope you guys like this and I hope you guys just enjoyed my story in general. It was a pleasure writing it. As always I don't take credit for anything copyrighted.
MY LAST "IWBAIINE" DISCLAIMER: I don't own anything. Stephanie Meyer has been generous enough to let me play with them and not I must give them back.....For now ;)
Five years ago I married not only my best friend but my lover. The wedding was beyond perfect. Lilies, roses, and chrysanthemums in shades of whites, creams and pinks. Edward of course looked the right mix between old and new. As did I. Alice of course planned the wedding.
Edward and I's vows were hand written. We figured no one would know any better how we felt then ourselves. I still remember them like it was yesterday.
Bella today you make me the happiest man in the world. Today you become my wife. I will never stand in front of you or behind you but always beside you. I can't wait to spend the rest of my life with you, showing you the world. I never knew what love was until the day you walked into my life. I promise to respect and honor you. I promise to always protect you. You are my life, my sunshine, my lighthouse in a storm. You are my other half, my better half. You are my best friend. I love you Bella with everything that I am and everything that I am not. I promise to always be here to show you that. I love you.
Edward today I marry my best friend, my soul mate and my lover. Edward today you become my husband. Not a day goes by that I don't thank God for bringing you into my life. Today our story will have it's happy ending. Edward you are my life, my anchor, my shelter, my breath of fresh air. I promise that everything we encounter, we will take it side by side; hand in hand. Our souls are attached and can never be parted. Today I pledge my heart and soul to you for eternity. I will love you until this Earth stops spinning.
After our vows we exchanged wedding bands. Edward's vows made me firmly believe I made the right choice. Not that I doubted my choice before or anything. I wasn't sure how Edward would feel when I said I pledged my heart and soul to him. I found out on your honeymoon that that was what made him realize how much I truly loved him.
Our first dance as husband and wife was to Endless Love by Lionel Ritchie and Diana Ross. We held each other tight. Looking into his eyes I felt like I was floating. At the end of the song we kissed. When our lips met I could feel electricity running threw us. It was deep, intense, sensual. Powerful. Perfect. Camera's flashed all around us. When we parted our foreheads rested together. He then whispered "Can I keep you?" My heart skipped a beat before I whispered, "Forever."
We went to a beautiful private island for our honeymoon. I learned it's name was Isle Esme. Carlisle had bought the island for Esme some years back for an anniversary gift. It was beautiful and we were going to be spending 2 weeks there.
For the first week we talked, cuddled, and wandered around the island. I knew a lot about Edward already but I really felt connected. We shared our hopes, dreams and fears with each other. He wished that he could have children. Three to be exact. He wanted to be able to watch them grow and to be able to teach them the things his fathers taught him.
It was then that I realized that I never him that I would never be able to have children. I didn't know if he'd be hurt or angry that I didn't tell him. It was one of the hardest conversations that I'd ever had.
"Bella what's wrong?" He looked worried.
"Edward I have to tell you something. Only Charlie, Renee and Phil know. I should've told you sooner. You had every right to know before we were married but it just never came up until now." I looked down at my twisted hands.
"What is it Bella?"
"I can't have children Edward."
"What do you mean? Of course you can. Do you mean because you married me?"
"No Edward you don't understand. I found out before I ever moved to Forks that I couldn't have kids. I found out when I was 15. They found tumors on my ovaries. We decided it was best to remove them. There was hope that they could just remove the tumors and I'd be able to keep the ovaries but once they started the procedure they realized there was no way to do it without removing it all. Luckily it wasn't cancer."
"Oh Bella. I'm so sorry. I know you would have made a wonderful mother." He pulled me tight against his side.
"You really think so?" I asked looking up at him.
"Of course. Your wonderful, loving, caring and kind. You would have been perfect."
That night Edward and I made love for the first time. It was magical. Right after him telling me how perfect a mother I'd be I leaned up and kissed him. It started out slow. The need got more and more intense the more passion we put into it.
Edward picked me up off the beach never breaking form our kiss. He walked through the open french style door to our bedroom and gently lowed me onto the bed finally breaking the kiss.
"Make love to me." I asked.
"Please Edward. I need to feel you." I begged.
"I don't want to hurt you. Bella I never want to hurt you. I don't know if I'll be able to control myself." He closed his eyes and shook his head.
"You won't. I trust you. I need this. I want this. Please."
He opened his eyes as I pulled my lips back down to mine. The electricity that hummed between us could've powered Las Vegas. The need I felt for him was like nothing I'd ever felt. My hands ran down his chest to the hem of his shirt. I pulled it up and over his head, breaking the kiss, and letting it fall to the floor. I ran my hands down his chest around to his back. I ran my nails down his back and a low growl resonated from his chest.
"Promise me you'll tell me if I'm hurting you."
He kissed my lips with feverance. He stood up and pulled me with him. He dropped the straps to my sun dress and the dress pooled at my feet. It left me there in nothing but my panties.
"Beautiful." He sucked my earlobe into his mouth.
For some reason I wasn't nervous at all. I knew from others that it would hurt a little the first time but I was okay with that. I also wasn't nervous about being naked. I felt comfortable with Edward. I let my hands wonder down to his shorts. I unbuttoned them and they slipped down his hips to the floor. Surprisingly Edward wasn't wearing anything underneath.
He picked me up bridal style and laid me in the middle of the bed. While one elbow rest on the bed to support his weight, the other hand ran down my side causing a shiver. His hand rested on my bare thigh playing with the lace of my panties. He sat back and ran a hand across my hard nipples down my stomach to the top of my thong. I lifted my hips up and allowed him to pull them off of me.
"Stunning." He said as he ran both hands back up my slightly parted thighs until he was hovering right above me.
"You have no idea Bella how long I've wanted to make love to you."
He leaned down and kissed my neck making his way down my breast. He took my right nipple in his mouth and I arched my back. It felt amazing. After a few minutes he moved to my left. I needed him so badly. I could now feel his hardened length against me. I moaned. I felt the wetness pool between my thighs.
Edward kissed down my stomach, frenching my belly button. His hands slid between my thighs spreading them. He made his way down to my heated core.
"Please." I breathed.
He closed his eyes, breathing deep. His hands were on my thighs and he traced his fingers towards my inner thigh. He opened his eyes to look at me and they were black with want and lust. He lowered his head and his tongue ran down my moist slit. My hands shot to his hair as my hips arched up into the air. His cool fingers separated my lips and his tongue flicked my bundle of nerves.
"More please Edward." I begged thrusting my hips as his tongue assaulted my clit.
I felt cool finger slip into my tight hole. Edward's growl hummed through my body as another finger slipped in. He pumped them in and out while his tongue tortured me.
"That's it Bella. Come for me love. Don't hold back I need to taste you."
Edward's words sent me over the edge and the tightening in my belly burned. As I climaxed Edward's name slipped from my lips.
He made his way back up and kissed me. I could taste myself on his lips. He kissed me again and aligned the head of his shaft with the opening of my core.
"Are you sure Bella?"
"Yes please don't stop now."
"I promise to be as gentle as possible."
I nodded and he slowly entered me. I never felt as more complete as I did in this moment. Once he was fully inside me he allowed me to adjust to his size.
"Ok you can move." I leaned up and kissed him.
He slowly pulled almost out and pushed his length back in. We both moaned. His thrusts were slow and deep. We were making love. He leaned down and kissed my lips down to my ear.
"I love you so much Isabella Cullen."
"I love you too Edward Cullen."
I felt the tightening in my lower belly. I knew I was close to the edge and Edward could sense it too as I tightened around his hard shaft. I felt Edward get bigger and bigger with each thrust.
His hand slid down my body to my clit. His thumb made torturous circles around and around. I felt the coil in my stomach tighten and his length inside me throb.
"Come baby, let me feel you." Edward purred huskily.
With another slow, deep thrust the coil snapped.
"Edwardddd." I whispered.
After 2 more thrusts Edward growled and released all of himself inside me.
"Bella." He moaned.
We didn't know it before we made love but Edward's semen had venom in it. As soon as he climaxed it felt as if fire was coursing through my veins. I screamed in pain but soon blacked out.
It hurts so bad. I can hear the sounds around me. I know that I'm not alone. I recognize Edward's voice and Carlisle. Is this a dream. No it hurts to bad to be a dream.
"She'll wake up soon Edward." I heard Alice say and then leave.
"What did I do? I knew I should have said no. I didn't even give her a choice. What if she didn't want to be turned? I just ruined her life Carlisle." Edward's voice was so broken.
No Edward don't think that. I wanted this. Please don't hurt anymore Edward.
"Son she wanted this. No one knew semen would carry the venom. This is no ones fault." Carlisle said moving to be by Edward's side.
I could feel my feet and hands. The fire was gone but it was concentrating on my chest. God I wanted to scream but I wouldn't let Edward go through that. Slowly the fire subsided.
"What if she hates me for this Carlisle?" Edward asked.
"I could never hate you Edward."
As soon as I said that Edward had me in an embrace.
"I'm so sorry Bella."
"Don't be. You didn't know. I didn't know. Besides this is what I wanted from the start isn't it?"
I called Charlie and told him we were extending our honeymoon. My looks didn't really change much. Of course the red eyes were the most noticeable difference but I was more toned. My skin was just a shade or two paler than normal. My hair was softer but I was still me. I hunted everyday just to be on the safe side.
The first time I came in contact with a human was with our housekeeper Ella. It was a little more than a month after my change. The itch that was normally there was just slightly more than normal. Everyone was shocked by my control. Amazingly after a few months we decided to go back home. By the time I seen Charlie my eyes were a golden hue but with a few specks or red. He didn't really notice any other changes but my eyes. I told him they were contacts and that I liked them.
We were able to stay in Forks for another year and a half before we decided it was time to move again. It was hard to know that I would never see Charlie or Renee again but I wanted this. Charlie had started dating Sue Clearwater shortly after my return and they were now engaged. I felt better know my parents now had people to take care of them.
We told them we were moving to Maine. I called as much as I could between school and activities :) But soon they were wondering why I never visited. It was then decided that Edward and I would have to fake our deaths. There was a quiet funeral for us in Forks. Edward and I were in the woods watching it proceed when I a funny smell hit me. I turned around to see Jacob standing against a tree.
"You look good Bells." He smiled.
"How'd you know?" Edward asked. I looked between the two confused.
"Know what?" I asked Edward.
"He knew we weren't really dead. He followed our scent here." Edward explained.
Jacob found out soon after I returned that I was changed. He also knew the circumstances and as the rightful Alpha said that he gave his permission. That the treaty was still intact.
"I figured since you guys don't age that you'd probably have to fake your death sometime." He shrugged. Just then we heard a sob. It was Charlie.
"Please Jake look after him for me."
"Of course Bells. And don't worry none of the others will open their mouths. Your secret is safe with us."
"Thank you Jacob. Is there anyway that I can contact you, you know to check on Charlie."
"Yeah." He then gave me his email address.
"Thank you Jacob for everything." He hugged me and left.
So here I am sitting at my desk looking at an email from Jacob. Charlie's doing good. The first year was tough for him but Jacob says he got better. He and Sue eloped and went to Las Vegas. Leah, Sue's daughter, just had a baby girl. She named her Kaydence Isabella. She was beautiful and Charlie looked happy. The smile was genuine.
Seeing his smile made me smile. I know I made the right choice. That Edward would always be my future. There still isn't a day that goes by that I don't thank God for bringing me to Forks, Washington.
A/N: I really hope you guys like not only the epilogue but also the story. It was my first attempt at fanfiction and I had sooo much fun. I really appreciate all the reviews, alerts, story favorites and author favorites. It's been a great journey and I'm glad you all went on it with me. Thank you so much again. Until next time.
Jenna aka JennNic