Basic Info (IMPORTANT!): In this fic, Leah ran away a few weeks after Jake returned at the beginning of Breaking Dawn. Jacob runs a second time after seeing Bella and finding out she's pregnant. He did not tell the pack.

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I choked back tears today
'cause I can't begin to say
how much you've shaped this boy
these last ten years or more

My friends we've seen it all
triumphs to drunken falls
and our bones are broken still
but our hearts are joined until

time slips its tired hand
into our tired hands
we've years 'til that day
and so much more to say

You give the strength to me, a strength I never had
I was a mess you see, I'd lost the plot so bad
you dragged me up and out, out of the darkest place
there's not a single doubt when I can see your faces

*****

He laughed. "Hush," I said. "You're ruining it…"
My fingers traced the knuckles of his hand, up to his wrist and then back again.
I felt the flutter of his eyelids as they closed, smiled to myself in contentement.
He had always said how much he loved my smile, that it was sad for it to be so rare.
These days, it was twice as hard to smile without his company.
The stress of going back to the place we were born in was really getting to me.
But these simple moments made me glad that we were here, united, and they rid me of any doubts.
Because this was what I wanted. And we would be going back. Together.

*****

My friends we've seen it all
when it made no sense at all
you dare to light my path
and found the beauty in the aftermath

Let me hold you up
like you held me up
it's too long to never say this
you must know I've always thought

You give the strength to me, a strength I never had
I was a mess you see, I'd lost the plot so bad,
you dragged me up and out, out of the darkest place
there's not a single doubt when I can see your faces

You give the strength to me, a strength I never had
I was a mess you see, I'd lost the plot so bad
you dragged me up and out, out of the darkest place
there's not a single doubt when I can see your faces

Snow Patrol – Give Me Strength

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Disclaimer for the whole fanfiction: I do not own Twilight and therefore not the characters but I do own the plot and the words. The lyrics pasted in the prologue and the chapters are not mine either.

Warnings: Basically, just the usual. Language and mature themes, a few lemons. :D May the funn beginnn~