Disclaimer: I do not own any of the Twilight characters or the book plots. I am simply borrowing them for the purpose of this fanfic. I do not own the song Daybreak by Marie Digby. I think the song fits the story perfectly so if you have a chance to listen to it, please do.
"And so the lion fell in love with the lamb."
A gentle sigh
The sleeping form sighed softly, but no one was there to hear it.
She sighed as she thought how stupid the lamb was for falling in love with the lion as well. But as stupid as it was, she was also content because he felt the same way as she did.
"For almost ninety years I've walked among my kind, and yours… all the time thinking I was complete in myself, not realizing what I was seeking. And not finding anything, because you weren't alive yet."
A beeping sound
There it was again, a high pitched sound pulsing at equal intervals.
She had never felt as happy as she heard the emotions he had for her through his words. She listened to him breathing, while she thought how unfair it seemed that she hardly had to wait at all.
"You are my life now."
A quiet stillness
Only time passed in that room. Everything else was as unchanging as the day it all started.
No other words were needed. His declaration was enough to let her know that she was indeed loved.
"They call her my singer—because her blood sings for me."
A steady heartbeat
Her heart kept pumping, strong and even. It was the only hope that they held on to; that one day, she would return.
Her heart jumped in her chest every time he kissed her. It felt like heaven being in his arms once more. She was so tired, but she didn't want to rest. She didn't want to miss a single second with him.
"…I can't live in a world where you don't exist."
An excruciating numbness
Her muscles had gone numb from all that time she was unmoving. It was only outside help that gave her the reprieve.
She felt confused at first. He left, so why would he say that he couldn't live without her. That was exactly what he did. He left, without her. And then she froze as he tried to explain more. Apparently it was all lies. He left to keep her safe. The pain she felt was numbing; all of it was for nothing.
"…my life was like a moonless night. Very dark, but there were stars—points of light and reason… And then you shot across my sky like a meteor. Suddenly everything was on fire; there was brilliancy, there was beauty. When you were gone, when the meteor had fallen over the horizon, everything went black. Nothing had changed, but my eyes were blinded by the light. I couldn't see the stars anymore. And there was no more reason for anything."
A deep breath
She inhaled slow and deep. It was as if she just broke through the surface.
She breathed in deeply. It felt good to be able to do that again. When he left, it felt like he took parts of her with him, a lung maybe, her heart most definitely. And when he returned, she was whole once more.
"You are the only one who has ever touched my heart. It will always be yours."
A sleeping form
That was what she looked like, nothing more than a sleeping beauty.
She was pleased at that. She closed her eyes as he hummed the lullaby he wrote for her. But before sleep took over, the last thought in her head was that as much as he owned her heart, she owned his.
"If there were any way for me to become human for you — no matter what the price was, I would pay it."
A ghost of a smile
It was small, hardly noticeable, but it was there.
She smiled radiantly at him. It finally sunk in. He really wanted to be with her, no matter what.
"I promise to love you forever — every single day of forever. Will you marry me?"
A loving whisper
She murmured something, an answer. To what question, no one knew, except her.
She could hardly believe it. She was getting married. While he had already proposed before, there was no ring in her hand yet. However, he managed to put one on her now and he had again asked to make it official. She had to answer and with a whisper, she said yes.
"It… the baby likes the sound of your voice."
A deafening silence
The room felt that way at times. Her loved ones wished that she would say something, just one word, to let them know that she was still with them.
The knowledge stunned her to silence for a brief second. He could hear their baby and he or she loved how she sounded. Another second, and the silence was broken with happiness and awe.
"Amazing, isn't she"?
An incoherent murmur
She began to mumble a series of sounds so low that no one could comprehend.
She could hear them somewhere behind her. She knew they were a few feet away but it was as if they were standing close. She noted the wonder and admiration in his tone. And it was all because despite being changed just a few days prior, she was in so much control unlike anyone before.
"Forever and forever and forever."
A pleasant surprise
It truly was exciting. After waiting for so long, she was finally back.
He was in shock at her new ability. After all that time of being unable to hear her, he finally could. And in his giddiness, he distracted her easily. But nothing could ever take away the ecstasy she felt. They were finally at peace and had the liberty to enjoy her new life and her new family, with new roles to fill, as a wife and as a mother. She could not ask for anything more. She had forever to bask in it.
And then she opened her eyes….