We drove to school in silence. The Ford was fast for a truck, and we were there early.

Inside we saw only a few students in the halls and most of the lights weren't on yet. We walked, still in silence. to our lockers.

Jake hesitated to open his.

"Are you sure nothing's wrong with you? Your never this quiet..."

"I'm fine."

Jacob looked at me doubtfully for a moment and opened his locker. He put away his jacket as I did mine.

"We can go home right now if you want."

"No. It's fine. I'm fine," I said.

About forty-five minutes later we were in homeroom.

"Hello Miss Cullen," Mr. Lowl said to me as I entered his door. "Good morning Mr. Black."

Jacob and I both mumbled our hello's and began to walk to our seats in the back of the room.

Mom, Dad, Jake, Alice, and I were juniors. Jacob looked to old and I looked to young, but we both insited on being in the same year. Homeroom was the only time all five of us were in the same class.

"Miss Cullen, where are your siblings?" he asked confused. Usually when they were gone so was I.

"I see. You didn't wish to go with them?"

"No. I wasn't aloud," I said through my teeth.

Mr. Lowl didn't reply.

Jacob sat at his seat as did I. The classroom filled in another ten minutes when the final bell rang.

Mr. Lowl took attendance skipping over my "siblings" names. The morning announcements came on. And the bell rang.

Jake and I seperated only for this first class; Chem.

My lab parntner was named Alex. He was good looking, and it was well known that he had a thing for me. He had asked, as many others had, if Jake and I were together. I didn't blame him for asking. Jacob was admittedly scary to a human. The last thing anyone wanted to do was mess with Jacob Black's girlfriend.

I had smiled and told him that, for now, Jake and I were just friends.

Of course, I wasn't interested in Alex. But he was sweet.

"Hi, Ness!" he said, his green eyes glowing with enthusiasm.

I half smiled back at him as I swung my bag on to the lab table. "Hello, Alex."

"Hey, are you okay? You seem upset." His eyebrows furrowed.

I looked up at him. "I'm fine. I think something's going around," I said.

"It might be the flu. My little sister has it."

"What?" he said looking at me with a confused smile.

I hadn't realized I had been staring at him, smiling with me head tilted at him. Alex made me feel so normal. Talking about getting sick and his little sister.

I shook my head. "Nothing."

"Your weird," he said smiling.

"I know." I frowned.

"Hey." He reached for my hand that dangled by my side.

I winced and pulled it away. I couldn't risk transfering any thoughts to him, although I never experimented with the idea.

"Do you wanna do something this weekend?"

"I wish I could. I have a... cousin coming to stay with us."

"With all those kids there all ready?"

I smiled and nodded.

"Do you guys fight alot?" he said knowingly.

"You have no idea," I laughed. "But I'm sure it's not your kind of fighting, though."

He looked at me questioningly, but he was cut off by the bell.

Class went by relatively quickly.

The bell shrilled and the calm room became noisy with the sounds of books shutting and chairs being pushed in.

Alex raised a hand in a breif goodbye. He turned and began to walk away.

"Alex!" I called out to him. He turned around and grinned at me.

"Um," I stuttered stupidly. I ran a hand through my thick hair. "Do you wanna sit at lunch with me today?"

He nodded still smiling. "See you then."

The next time I saw Jake was fourth period lunch.

He met me at our usual table. It was in the back corner of the large room, but I could see the face he was making when he saw Alex following close behind me.

Jake pulled me into a hug. It was unlike him. I kept my arms at my sides, not hugging him back.

"Hi?" I said, taken aback. He let go and glared over my head at Alex.

I turned to Alex who was smiling politely.

"Whose he?" Jacob asked flatley.

"Alex Miller," he said holding his hand out.

Jacob ignored the gesture.

"Renesmee, can I talk to you for a minute?"

I didn't have time to reply. He put a hand on my shoulder and practically dragged me to the abandoned hall outside of the cafeteria. I shrugged to Alex to give him a sort of apology.

"What the hell is he?" he demanded.

"A friend! Jake, do you hear yourself?"

"Why would you bring him around today?" he asked. He was leaning down so he was closer to my eye level.

"I don't know! Jacob, stop-"

"Stop what?"

"Freaking the hell out!"

"I'm not - Renesmee, I'm just... worried I guess."

I folded my arms together. "I don't need protecting," I said harshly, before walking away.

I felt Jacob's eyes on my back, but I didn't dare check to see if he was looking.

"Are you alright?" Alex asked when I reached the cafeteria.

"Yeah, I'm fine," I lied.

"What is up with you two? Everyone wonders, but I really want to understand you, Ness. I want to know who you are." he said when we were in the lunch line.

I bought only a water. I didn't feel like eating. I didn't speak until we sat down at an empty table.

I looked at him from the corner of my eye. "I want someone to know me," I whispered.

"Let someone then," he whispered back.

I smiled at him a little and looked down at the water bottle on the table.

He put his hand under my chin and lifted my face towards him. His touch surprised me. I met his eyes and saw something in them that I hadn't before.

"Renesmee, I will learn your secret," he said softly.

"I hope not," I whispered so quietly, he didn't have much of a chance of hearing me.

AHHHH! help me! i LOVE this character and I don't know what to do with him! :( He was random and turned into this crazy ... oh my god! its like a fricking love triangle! i did not want this to happen! but i love Alex! what do i do?

-Sorry for annoying bad spelling and grammer. And the random spazzing. Love Ya!