So, I know it has been a long time since I have updated but this is the last chapter and I wanted it to be perfect. I hope you guys have enjoyed this story and I hope you love this chapter! Thank you to: tookeeluv, chlojoe, sweet sonia, half-ling08, DarkAngel2Wolf, ForTheLoveOfEmmett, ACndCA, wonderful-sunset, Team Alice and Jasper, luna moon18, The Scratch Man, txjazz1863, ja4ever, -Katherine-Alvers-, jilly611, and fairgirl for reviewing for chapter 22.
"We are almost there," Alice murmured in a quiet and calm voice. Her husband, Jasper, stood closely next to her with his hand gripping her own as she peered into the future. "Only five miles," she added as her eyelids opened to reveal stunning golden eyes. "Carlisle, Esme, and Rosalie will be the only ones there when we arrive. Emmett and Edward are out hunting about thirty miles north of here and won't be back for…" her voice trailed off as she momentarily zoned out again, checking her sight once again. "Another two hours," she told him as she nodded to herself.
Snow fell noiselessly to the cold earth around the couple. They had finally reached their destination, a part of the country where they had never been. Elensburg, Oregon. The town was perfect, having nearby cities but also having miles and miles of forest.
Two weeks ago, Alice had pinpointed where the Cullens were currently living. The two didn't rush, they merely took there time because they knew that the family would be there for a while.
"Are you ready, Jasper?" Alice's sweet voice rang in Jasper's ear and he turned to her.
Jasper was nervous, nervous because he didn't know these people, or he didn't know them as a person. Alice had only told him about the family from her visions that she had seen about them. Also, what if they didn't like him, trust him, or were scared of him? What would he do then? Alice had wanted this almost as much as she wanted him and he didn't want to come between that. He wanted Alice to be happy, no matter what the cost.
"Jasper?" Alice asked again and this time she tilted her head up to look him fully in the face. That pulled him out of his trance he looked down at her worried gaze. To Alice, he looked worried. She knew how to read him no matter how hard he tried to mask what he was feeling. "We don't have to go now, Jazz. If you aren't ready for this yet, we can wait," she told her mate calmly.
He wished that he could do that but he knew how much she wanted this. He could see the longing in her eyes as she said this, silently pleading that he declined that off. But of course, if he had said yes, she would willingly do what he needed without a second thought. "No, it's just…" he trailed off as he shook his head. He breathed out a sigh. "Maybe you should go without me," he said and he felt a stab of pain come off of him. It would hurt if he had to leave her and he knew that he wasn't able to.
Small and smooth arms wrapped around his torso easily and Alice rested her head on his chest. "Oh, Jazz," she whispered as she rubbed her hand against his back. "You know I can't do that," she murmured. "I could never do that, it would hurt too much."
"But you want this, you want to be with this family. Trust me, Alice, I do too, I just…What if they don't like me?" he asked her. His wife pulled back and stared up at him with kind and loving eyes. "I am not the best person to be around. Have you thought that they might not like me?" he asked her softly.
She shook her head as a smile broke on her lips. "Jazz, they will love you, I have seen it. You will love them too. I will never lead you into anything that may hurt you. We will both fit in and we will be family in no time," she told him as she stood on her toes to peck him on the cheek. "Trust me."
Her words reassured him a little and he nodded his head at her. "You are right. I am just overreacting. I shouldn't have doubted you," he said with a small smile.
"Are you sure-?"
"Alice, I am fine, really," he promised her as he squeezed her hand. He had learned from his two years with this perfect women to never doubt her. She always did things with both of their intentions and cared strongly about what he thought about a situation. Anyways, as long as he was with her, everything would be alright. She was his life, his light, his future. The rest didn't really matter.
Alice tilted her head at Jasper, eyeing him carefully. "You don't have to do this because of me, Jasper. You already do too much for me, spoil me really," she murmured as she ran a soothing hand down his scarred arm.
"You told me that we would fit in with this family. That we would be really happy here. I believe you, Alice. I have never doubted you before and I am not starting now. I just need to push away my fears," he told her. "They sound like nice people and that is a good atmosphere for me," he added.
"They are…and it will be," she quipped confidently with a bright smile. "You will love them," she told him reassuringly.
"Well, then what are we waiting for?" he asked her. "Let's go meet our family." The certainty that filled his voice stunned him but he smiled. Alice smiled at him again and nodded.
"Yes, our family," she whispered to him. Her hand moved up to his cheek and brushed over to his ear. "I am so proud of you, Jasper," she breathed as she looked deep into his deep gold eyes. Her eyes glistened as if she were about cry as she looked at him.
He lifted his hand to her cheek, cupping it with his large hand. "It is all because of you, Alice, you saved me," he told her in a voice barely above a whisper. "I love you."
"I love you too," she whispered and she stood on her toes as Jasper bent slightly to meet her lips. After a moment the two pulled away and Alice took his hand, their hands twining instantly. "Ready?" she asked after a minute of silence.
"Yes," he answered confidently. "For the future."
She trilled a small laugh but then looked over at him. "No," she told him as they started to run towards the house and the family that would become theirs.
"Our future, together. For forever."
A stranger you were once
Then, with a gentle look you took my hand.
As our lives engaged,
you lit my life and I held both your hands.
Now that years have passed,
ours souls have indeed become one.
How fortunate we are
that we have found the love so true
that everyone dreams about.
So, that is it for Midnight Affair. This was my longest project by far and it took me a lot of time. In the end, I am not totally happy with it because when I started out there were a lot of errors. I may be doing a remake of when Alice and Jasper met sooner or later but it will only be in Jasper's POv and I will go until maybe a year or two after they meet the Cullens. Also, I want you guys to go to my profile and check out my poll. I am planning on starting a new story when i finish Moonrise and I need your opinion.
I want to say thanks to all of you guys! Fans/Reviewers made my time worth while. Thank you for the 210 reviews for this story! You guys are awesome and really helped to make this story possible. You all were really encouraging.
If anyone has one-shot ideas, send me a review or Pm me and I will do it. I am now going to start writing one-shots because I always thinks of things during class (when I should be learning...what is wrong with me?) and I can't put them in my stories because they would make sense. I hope to get some ideas because I am more than willing!
Please Review this last chapter and tell me how I did. i was kind of emotional at the end, and I was wonering if it was just me or you guys felt it too. Yea, and I am going to go now before you guys think I am totally crazy...
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