Four Months Later


I looked ahead at the university in front of me. This is the beginning of the rest of my life. A new start. Laurent is dead. James and Victoria are away in prison somewhere. I looked down at my luggage beside me and finally realized how long I'm going to be away.

"I don't want to leave you." I whispered, hearing Jasper approach me.

"And I don't want to leave you." Jasper replied, taking my hand in his.

"But you have to." Jasper sighed, resting his forehead against mine.

"I knowwwwwwwwww!" I whined, stomping my feet.

"Just look at the bright side. In about four years you'll be graduated and you can begin your career as an entrepreneur." Jasper proclaimed, pulling me into his arms.

"Alice, I really am going to miss you!" Jasper admitted, pecking my cheek.

"And I'm really going to miss you!"

"Can you believe everything that has happened in the last four months?" Jasper asked, completely astonished.

"I know! Witnessing a murder." I replied, shaking my head.

"Going under witness protection." Jasper added, resting his arm around my waist.

"Seeing that Mike kid at the mall!" I laughed, reflecting on that day.

"Rose getting hit by that car." Jasper whispered, as I flinched at that thought.

That was literally the scariest day of my life…well, other than when Laurent, Victoria and James held us at gunpoint.

"Bella and I being sent to California"

"Finding out Marcus was behind it." Jasper growled.

"Being sent to Esme and Carlisle's house."

"Sneaking out of Carlisle and Esme's house!" Jasper retorted, causing me to laugh.

"Sneaking Rose out of the hospital!" I giggled, as Jasper shook his head at me in unbelief.

"Rose driving Bella crazy!" I added, glancing at my sisters in the distance.

"We had some good times." I sighed, sadly.

"Don't worry! We're going to have more good times in the future. I promise!" Jasper assured, pulling me into a passionate kiss.


I quickly looked away from Alice and Jasper as they began to kiss. I'm happy for them…I'm happy for all of us, I just wish we met under better circumstances. I rubbed my hand against my leg before stepping out of Emmett's car. I've been in the cast for about a month after my accident, but I still had to be on the meds because of the pain in my ribs.

"They look so cute together." I stated, as Emmett came up behind me.

"So do we!" he added, kissing on the side of my face.

"Emmett, are you sure you want to wait for me? I mean we can't live together at least until I'm not an undergraduate anymore. Undergraduates have to live on campus, and besides you live hours away. Are you sure you want to wait for me?" I wondered, praying for the answer I really want to hear.

"Rose, I'm not going anywhere. The only way this relationship would end is if you break it off." Emmett assured, resting his hand onto my shoulder.

"Thank you." I whispered, avoiding eye contact.

"For what?" he asked, using his finger to turn my head towards him.

"For everything. For protecting me. For being with me. For never leaving my side." I answered, quickly turning away once again.

"Wait a minute! Is Rosalie Hale getting mushy on me?" Emmett asked, laughing.

"This moment will never happen again. Tell anyone and you're going to be the person who needs protection." I threatened, pushing him away, playfully.

"You have my word! My lips are sealed."

"I really don't want to go." I whispered, hearing Emmett approach me.

"You have to. This is to better your future. You aren't going to be able to become a business owner if you don't." Emmett replied, resting his hand in mine.

"But, you're stationed in Brooklyn." I added, moving closer towards him.

"I'm just three hours away! I'll see you on holidays, every other weekend, and on your birthday." Emmett reminded, caressing my cheek.

"I just don't want this to pull us apart." I sighed, inhaling the scent of his cologne.

"Don't worry! There is definitely no other girl out there like Rosalie Hale." Emmett proclaimed, pecking my cheek.

"Do you seriously want me going into college remembering that kiss?" I asked, trying to contain my laughter.

"Now that you mention it…no." Emmett answered, bringing his mouth towards mine.


I looked from Alice and Jasper to Emmett and Rosalie. Each of them were in their own little world. They ignored all of the outside noise and just paid attention to each other. I saw my parents car pull up into the parking lot of the university. They waited in their car deciding to give us some time to spend with our boyfriends.

"Why are you so quiet?" Edward asked, throwing his arm around my waist.

"Because in an hour you're going to be leaving. I don't want you to leave!" I exclaimed, pulling him into a tight hug.

"I know, but I have to go." he sighed.

"Are you going to visit me?"

"Every chance I get." he answered, pecking my hand.

"Can you actually believe what we've been through?" I wondered, giggling at the memories.

"Actually…yeah!" Edward responded, as I quickly looked at him.

"Don't worry. You're the first girl I've been with that I protected." he assured, patting my shoulder.

I looked up and saw Alice, Jasper, Rosalie, and Emmett heading towards my parents. I'm not ready to leave Edward's side. I want to spend as much time with him as possible. I'm really going to miss him.

"Hey." Edward whispered, raising my chin with his finger.

"Once a frat party starts you're going to forget all about me." Edward laughed, trying to lighten up the mood.

"I don't think I will." I declared, pulling him into my arms.

"You will. Alcohol will come into the mix and I will be the last on your mind" Edward joked, throwing his arm around my shoulders.

"Your parents are ready to head in." Edward mentioned, as I watch my parents gesture for us to join them.

"Wait!" I called out, turning towards Edward.

I leaned in and passionately kissed him.

"Okay, now I'm ready!" I exclaimed, turning towards my parents, before proceeding towards them.


Check out this story called February 14, 2011. Well, anyway Witness Protection is now over. This has been a wonderful adventure and now the girls must go to college. The rest of their lives is up to your imagination. I will start focusing on Trouble In Paradise so check regularly for updates.