I always Do
I do not own Twilight – that all belongs to Stephenie Meyer.
A/N Hi all. Here is the first chapter of my new story, I always Do. I am writing in collaboration with my new found friend CullenSweetheart. She will be giving us Edward's POV and I will be bringing you Bella's POV
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Without Further adieu – here is Bella! Enjoy!
Chapter 1 – BPOV
"Bella!" Alice squealed as she burst into Edward's childhood bedroom where I had stayed by myself last night. "Time to get up, you're getting married today!"
I felt the smile spread across my face and my heart started to beat almost uncontrollably, today I was going to become Mrs. Edward Cullen. It felt like I had been waiting for this day for as long as I could remember. I sat up and met Alice's eyes across the room. She noticed the goofy grin on my face and squealed again. I could feel my smile get impossibly bigger and before I knew it, I was jumping up and down beside her.
"Oh Bella, you're going to be my sister today, not that you weren't the sister of my heart before, but now you're really going to be my sister!"
Esme knocked lightly on the door and stuck her head in. "Now that you ladies are done carrying on, how about you get ready to head to the spa for hair and make up? We have to leave in 20 minutes."
Alice hugged me one more time before shoving me into the bathroom. "Have a shower, I'll pick out some clothes that will be easy to get off over your hair."
As I showered, I thought back over the last few years of my life. When I met Edward I was at a very vulnerable spot in my life. The ink wasn't even dry on my divorce from Jacob. I was wary of anyone who wanted to pursue me romantically. Always wondering if I would get hurt and ignored again.
By the time he and I met, I already knew his family. I met Alice first, we were roommates our last two years of college. She bounded into my life and never left. She became my best friend almost immediately. She was and still is, one of the most loyal, loving and honest people I have ever met. She was there for me when Jacob and I first split up; she supported me when we decided to give it another go. She was my maid of honor when I married him and she was by side when I signed the divorce papers. She met the man that is now her fiancé that day as well. Jasper Whitlock was my divorce attorney and asked Alice out for coffee as he was escorting us out of his office.
I briefly stayed with Alice's parents; Carlisle and Esme, while I tried to piece my life back together. Esme quickly became the mother I'd never had. I knew the moment she engulfed me in a hug where Alice inherited her fierce loyalty. Alice's older brother Emmett was over all the time. His wife Rosalie could not cook, so he was always mooching free meals off of his mother. Emmett and Rosalie became as close to me as Alice. Emmett even threatened to find Jacob and kick his ass for me. I declined. I didn't want my new big brother going to jail over something stupid. Rosalie was torn, she didn't want her husband in jail either, but really wanted to see Jacob get his ass kicked too.
The half a year that followed my divorce was quiet and sedate. Alice and Esme helped me find a small apartment that I could afford, I worked as an editor's assistant for Eclipse publishing and I lived my life.
I met Edward when he was in Seattle scouting out apartments for his move home. He had been in Chicago for a few years finishing up his medical school residency and had gotten a job at Harborview in the ER. Alice was so excited to have her other big brother home and she felt the need to show him so in true Alice fashion, she threw him a party.
The party was being held at the Cullen's house because it was big enough to hold everyone Alice wanted to invite. Esme asked if I would come over early in the afternoon to help her prepare the food. I was standing in the pantry looking for the full bag of sugar that was supposed to be there when I heard the smoothest voice greet Esme in the kitchen.
"There's my amazing and beautiful mother."
"Not even home for a day and already sucking up, what would you like Edward?"
"Hey, am I not allowed to compliment my mother without expecting something in return?"
"You are allowed. But I have yet to see you do it. So, again, what would you like Edward Anthony?"
I barked out a laugh when she used him middle name and then immediately covered my mouth and blushed even though no one could see me and then re-entered the kitchen.
Esme had a huge grin on her face and Edward looked shocked that his mother wasn't alone.
"Edward, this is Bella. I know Alice has mentioned her to you. Bella, this is Edward, the guest of honor for tonight."
"Nice to meet you Edward." I said with a smile and a blush. I had seen pictures of him before, but they did not do him justice. He stood at least a foot taller than me and was lean. His green eyes sparkled as he smiled down at me. His hair was almost the same shade as Esme's but with a touch more red making it look like the color of a penny and it was a gorgeous mess. He was so sexy, and the small smile on his face lit up his eyes as he greeted me.
"Oh, yes. I have heard a lot about Bella, not only from Alice, but Emmett as well. It's a pleasure to meet you Beautiful." He shook my hand and rubbed his thumb across my palm. The touch sent a shock through my arm and through my entire body. I blushed and looked down at my feet.
Esme laughed and I looked up at her. "Oh Bella, did my middle child dazzle you? He does have a tendency to do that to the ladies on occasion. Now, Edward, what did you want?"
Edward pulled his gaze away from my face and glanced at his mother. "Oh. It was nothing Ma. I'm going to head up to my room and get ready for tonight. Bella, will you be here tonight?"
"Um, yeah. Alice pretty much told me if I didn't come tonight, I would be disowned."
A huge smile lit up his face and he leaned over and whispered in my ear, "Mmmmm I'm sure I could make you come tonight…." He straightened up, gave me a very smug smirk and then left the room with me standing there a bit incoherent and completely turned on. It was completely unexpected and I was shocked that I wanted it to happen again. I was a bit confused because in the 5 years I was with Jacob, he never once made me feel like that, especially not with just a few words, I wanted to follow Edward up to his room. But I forced myself to stay in the kitchen.
I was jolted out of my memories by Alice banging on the bathroom door.
"Move your butt Bells. We have to leave in 5. "
The spa was nothing short of heavenly. I had a sixty-minute massage, and then my hair and make up were done to Alice's specifications. Through my entire massage I continued to look back at the last couple years of my life.
The night of Edward's party was an interesting one. The party had been in full swing for about an hour, a lot of people had shown up and the house was full. I was sitting with Emmett and Rose on one of the couches in the family room when Edward came in the room. His eyes quickly scanned over the room and as soon as he spotted me his eyes lit up and he made a beeline for me.
"Bella, can I borrow you for a moment?" He asked and extended his hand to help me off the couch.
"Oh um, sure, I guess." I grasped his hand and felt a spark shoot through my whole body. I heard him take a sharp intake of breath so I knew that he had felt it too. He just looked into my eyes and gave me a dazzling smile. He then led to me to a quiet corner in the kitchen.
"I need to ask you a huge favor. I know we just met and all, but would you be willing to pretend to be my girlfriend for the evening?"
"What? Why?" I asked shocked, there was no way this gorgeous man needed someone as simple, plain and boring as me to pretend that, anyone he was trying to fool would see right through the charade!
"Well you see, there are a couple of women here that were invited by my dear meddling mother, women that she delusionally thought I would appreciate being set up with, women who also don't give a flying fuck about me, but more about how many credit cards I have in my wallet. So, I thought, maybe you could help me out and help shoo the flies away?" He asked with a small smile on his perfect face.
"I could try. Not sure how well it would work, no one is going to believe that someone like you is with someone like me." I said with a shrug.
"What do you mean? You think that no one is going to believe that the most beautiful woman in the room belongs on my arm?"
The compliment went completely over my head, "Well of course she does, but if you want the most beautiful girl in the room on your arm wouldn't that defeat the purpose of me pretending to be your girlfriend?" My voice laced with confusion.
"Oh Bella, you really don't see yourself clearly do you? To me, YOU are the most beautiful woman in the room, well actually to me it would be the world."
I felt my face flush and I looked down at my feet. "You don't mean that." I mumbled.
I heard him scoff, and then one of his long graceful fingers reached under my chin and gently tipped my face back up toward his. "Yes, beautiful, I do mean that. Your beautiful face has been the only thing running through my mind since I saw you in the kitchen earlier. Well… your face and your body. Remember what I said to you earlier." He almost purred the last thought.
I felt my face flush again and all coherent thought left my brain. I took a deep shuddering breath and smiled up at him. I completely ignored what he said. "Okay, Edward. Lets do this. But we need to let your family know so that they don't blow your cover."
We let the Cullen's know what we had planned and the rest of the night Edward never left my side. The flies were sufficiently shooed and unbeknownst to me, my relationship with Edward had begun.
After the party that night he and I stayed up almost the entire night talking, getting to know each other. Neither of us made a move beyond holding hands but I told him my entire romantic history. He already knew that my marriage had fallen apart less than a year ago and that Jacob and I should never have gotten married. I was never abused, emotionally or physically, just neglected. Jacob spent more time getting his garage up and running and then physically managing the place than he did with me. I always felt like he was married to that business and that I was just the mistress. I felt unloved and underappreciated and after a few years in that relationship, I thought that was what I was meant to have. Our marriage was in shambles less than six months after it started and then a year after it began, I was filing for divorce. The divorce was finalized six months later and that led me to my life as I currently knew it.
I learned that he had never been married or even engaged. He did have a serious relationship with a girl he met in undergrad named Irina, but she changed into the type of woman he avoided once she found out about his trust fund. That was partially why he moved back to Seattle, to get away from her determination to become the next Mrs. Cullen.
We learned a lot about each other that night and by the next day I counted him as one of my best friends. Two weeks later when he asked me to dinner, and I accepted. Our relationship after that was a whirlwind. He was the most attentive, loving, and caring man I had ever known. He showed me from day one that I was cherished and that he was going to be the one to show me just how much I deserved it.
After my massage I met back up with Alice and Esme for our mani-pedi's. We were chatting with the esthetician, when I heard my iPhone ping with the iMessage notification. Alice grabbed my phone out of the pocked of my robe cause my hands weren't free.
"Oh Edward sent you a text and a picture."
She turned the phone to me so I could read the text before she opened the picture.
Since I can't be there in person, I thought I'd send you a part of me. This same part of me will be inside you later tonight Sweetheart—all the way inside you and you'll fucking love it. I love you Isabella…see you at the altar. –xoxo E
I sighed a happy sigh because I knew just how much he loved me, and he showed me everyday. Then I felt my face heat up just the way Edward strived to make happen all the time, because I couldn't wait to feel that part of him inside me. All nine inches of that part.
"Do you want me to open the picture for you too?" Alice asked with a smile.
I wasn't thinking when I answered her, still a little lost in thoughts of Edward's cock. "Yeah, sure. Thanks, Alice."
A second later a loud screech filled the room. "MY EYES, MY EYES. Oh. My. GOD. I'm blind, I'll never be able to see again. Brain bleach… do they make brain bleach?" Alice was screaming. Everyone in the spa stopped what they were doing and just stared at her.
Esme hopped out of her chair and put her hands on Alice's shoulders and shook her. "Mary Alice Cullen, what the fuck are you doing?" She asked in loud whisper.
"Mom you don't understand. I. AM. BLIND. And it's all Edward's fault!"
"Come now, it can't be that bad. Give me that phone." She pried the phone from Alice's clenched fist.
"Um. Esme, I don't think you want to look at…." I tried to stop her, I really did. But she was fast.
"Oh dear lord." She whispered, a light blush coloring her cheeks. She handed me the phone and then smiled widely at me. "Well my dear Bella, I must say like father, like son. I am going to assume you have no issues in the bedroom with that one."
I flushed crimson and choked back a laugh.
Once Esme had Alice settled back down, and the attention in the room was no longer focused on us; the pampering continued. I got lost in thought again as my feet were being massaged and tidied up.
A week after our first real date, we were settled in my apartment watching movies when he started to run his fingers up and down my arm. Just light caresses but I could feel them through out my whole body. I shuddered and he stopped.
"Cold?" He asked as he pulled me closer to him.
"Not really. Just a shiver."
He smiled and leaned over and kissed me. I lifted my hand to the back of his neck and pulled him closer to me to deepen the kiss.
"Mmmm my Bella." He whispered as he wrapped his arms around my waist and pulled me into his lap. "I love your kisses so fucking much." He whispered against my lips. I gasped because I knew he had a dirty mouth, it hadn't come out that often, but when it did, his voice felt like it was talking directly to my pussy. I was drenched and all he said was fuck. I squirmed a bit on his lap and felt him smile.
"Oh baby, you like it when I swear don't you?"
Instead of answering him, I just shoved my tongue into his mouth. He groaned and pulled me impossibly closer to him. His hands were running up and down my back until one rested just above my ass. He pulled me down harder into his lap and I could feel how hard he was in his jeans. I moaned loudly and ground myself down on him. The friction caused a jolt of pleasure to shoot through my body and my head fell back. His lips never left my body. He continued to kiss along the column of my neck down to the top of tank top. His tongue ran along the top of my bra and back up my neck. We were both panting as I continued to grind down on him.
"Oh baby, if you don't sop that I am going to come in my pants." He said though pants.
"Well, we don't want that do we?" I asked equally out of breath. Much to his dismay I climbed off his lap, but then grasped his hand and pulled him off the couch. "Come with me."
I led him to my bedroom and pushed him onto the bed.
He grinned up at me. "Oh baby, what are you going to do to me?"
"You'll see." I said with a smile and pulled my tank top over my head leaving me standing there in just my yoga pants and pink cotton bra. His hands immediately went to my breasts and he swirled his thumbs around my nipples. My head fell back again and I placed my hands on his shoulder.
"Mmmmm Bella, maybe I should be doing something to you. Do you want me to make you come? I never did get a chance to do what I promised the night of my party."
I groaned and he pulled me back down on top of him and his hands snaked around to my back and he skillfully unclasped my bra and pulled it down. "Oh baby, you have a perfect set of tits. They fill my hands perfectly."
He rolled us over and pinned me to the bed as he attached his lips to one of my nipples. I moaned loudly and felt him smile against my skin. "That's it baby. Be as loud as you want, I want to hear what my touch does to you. "
His hands slid down my body and slowly crept under the waist of my pants, his fingers dancing over where I wanted him to touch me the most. I was so close to begging when I finally felt the tip of one of his fingers slide across my clit. I was so worked up already that my hips shot off the bed.
'Oh baby, you are so wet for me already." He slowly lowered himself down, kissing along my torso until he reached my belly button where he swirled his tongue. He then hooked his thumbs in the top of both my yoga pants and my panties and slid them down my legs. "Oh Bella, you really are wet for me. You're just glistening!" He groaned and placed a kiss at the top of my bikini line. "Do you want me to make you feel good baby? Do you want me to make you come?"
I just whimpered and nodded. He dove in, his tongue working over my clit and two of his fingers pushed into me. "Mmmm you taste even better than I imagined." He mumbled against my skin. I didn't take long, with his touches and his words I was exploding against his mouth.
He looked up at me with a huge smile, my wetness shinning on his lips. I tugged on his hair and pulled him up my body to my mouth and shoved my tongue down his throat. I didn't particularly like the taste of myself, but at the moment, I didn't care. I could feel Edward hard against my thigh and rubbed myself against him. He groaned loudly.
"I am so hard for you Bella, can you feel what you've done to me?" He asked as he pushed his erection into my thigh.
"Edward, " I sighed. "You're wearing way too much clothing." He jumped off the bed and quickly shed his clothes, leaving his grey boxer briefs on. I shook my head and pointed to them, "Uh uh, those go too."
He gave me a smirk and pulled them off too. I gasped when I took in his naked body. I knew he would have an amazing body, but my imagination was nothing compared to the real thing. He was like a god, chiseled from stone. I took him in from head to waist, cause once I reached his hard cock standing and pointing directly at me, I couldn't look any further. He was so very hard, thick and long. For a brief second I worried about him actually fitting inside of me. But it quickly passed as he lowered himself to covering my body.
"What do you want to do Bella? Are you going to make me come too?"
"I want you inside of me." His eyes showed shock for a brief second.
"Are you sure baby? I don't want to rush you into anything." He said as he ran a finger along my cheek.
"I am more than sure. I've never wanted anyone as much as I want you right now. Please, Edward. Make love to me."
"Don't beg sweetheart. You never have to beg with me. Do you have protection? I'm clean, but I don't want to put you in an awkward position just yet."
"I'm good, I mean, I'm clean too, and I just got my shot last month. But if…" He covered my mouth with his, ran his hand down my body to my knee and pulled it up over his elbow and lined himself up. He pushed into me slowly and we both whimpered at the connection.
"God, Bella. You feel even better than I ever thought possible. It's like your pussy was made for my cock." He reattached his lips to mine and started pumping in and out slowly. It didn't take long for his stokes to speed up and for another orgasm to wash over me. I clenched around him, crying out his name and watched in fascination as his face went from a look of concentration to pure pleasure and my orgasm coaxed one from him. He threw his head back and roared my name before collapsing on top of me, both of us panting.
"Wow." Came from both of us at the same time. He gave me a lazy satisfied smile as he pulled out of me and rolled onto the bed beside me. We both let a breath out at the loss of contact. He kissed my temple and stood up.
"Be right back." He went into the bathroom to clean up and came back with a warm washcloth and cleaned me up. He tossed the cloth into the laundry basket and climbed back in bed beside me. He pulled me close and kissed me tenderly.
"That was beyond amazing Bella. I've never felt that good before."
"You and me both." I smiled and placed a small kiss over his heart. He pulled a bit closer and we dozed off.
We arrived back at the Cullen's with enough time to finish getting dressed. Rose was waiting for us at the front door with a huge smile on her face.
"You ready to become the next Cullen?" She asked as she pulled me in for a hug.
"So ready. How were the boys this morning?" I asked. She had stayed with Emmett and Edward the night before to make sure they got up and moving on time.
"Hung over." She said with an evil grin. "I think those idiots tried to drink each other under the table."
I just shook my head, knowing Emmett, that was most likely exactly what happened.
Esme ushered us into her bedroom because it had the largest spot to get me into my dress and to accommodate the photographer. Rose had gone to change into her bridesmaid dress and when she returned she had Emmett with her. He had a small package for me.
"This is from Edward." He said with a smile and then left the room.
I eagerly accepted the package and ripped off the paper. Inside was a small jewelry case, I popped open the lid and gasped. Inside was a heart shaped pendant lined with small sapphires and diamonds with a white gold "C" in the center of the heart. It was stunning and shocked me that it had matched what I had given Edward for his wedding gift. Rose had made sure to give him the platinum cufflinks with a "C" engraved in the center this morning before he got dressed. The pendant also matched out wedding colors. We had chosen dark sapphire blue with silver accents. Alice, my maid of honor was wearing a Sapphire blue gown and Rose was wearing a silver gown. Edward, Emmett and Jasper were wearing dark grey suits and their ties were striped with sapphire blue and silver.
After Esme helped me put the necklace on, she squeezed my shoulders and stepped back to allow Rose and Alice to help me with my dress. As I stood there watching them button up and tie the blue and silver sash around the back of my dress, I remembered the last few months of my life with Edward.
A month after our first date, he told me loved me. He didn't shout it from the mountaintops; he didn't even take me out to dinner. We were just making a light lunch in his apartment one Sunday afternoon when he gathered me in his arms and kissed me. The look in his eyes was one of hunger, lust and love. He tenderly kissed my lips and smiled down at me.
"Bella, I have been meaning to tell you something for a while now." He said as I slipped my arms up around his neck.
"What's that?" I asked as my fingers slipped into the hair at the nape of his neck.
His head lolled to the side as I lightly scraped my nails along his scalp. "Oh my Bella, I love you. I love you so much. I think I fell in love with you the night we met."
My mouth flew open and I gasped. Not because I was shocked that he said it, but that he was voicing exactly what I had been thinking from that night as well.
"Oh Edward, I love you too, so much!"
Two months after our first date, Edward asked me to move in with him. I was reluctant at first, but after a long talk with Emmett, (Yes… Emmett) where he told me to follow my heart and not my head, I accepted. Living with Edward was as easy as breathing. He continued to show me that I was loved by him and that he would never neglect or ignore me like Jacob had. He constantly reassured me that he loved me and that he always would.
Three months after our first date and a month after we moved in together, he asked me to be his wife.
We were wandering along Lake Washington in Mt. Baker Park when he pulled me to a beautiful spot over looking the lake and sat us down on a bench.
"Bella, do you know how happy you make me?"
"If it's anywhere near as happy as you make me, than yeah, I have an inkling." I said with a smile.
He slipped off the bench and got down on one knee in front of me, I let out a startled gasp as he stared to speak again, "Well I can honestly say that no one has ever made me as happy as you make me. You are the brightest light in my life. I love you more than I ever thought possible and I need to show you every day just how much that I do. My beautiful Bella, I can't imagine another day in my life without you in it. Will you do the extraordinary honor and become my wife. Isabella Marie Swan, will you marry me?"
There was not a single second of hesitation. I just started to cry and choked out "Of course, Yes. I'll marry you."
His answering smile was beyond beautiful. It was like I truly had made him the happiest man in the world. We were quickly engulfed in the arms of our family. My dad included. Edward had actually asked him for my hand and he happily gave his blessing. My Dad and the Cullen's were ecstatic when Edward told them he was going to ask me to marry him, and even more so when he asked if they wanted to witness it. Everyone was so happy for us, but Alice was dismayed when we told her we didn't want to wait long to get married. But she pulled it off. Now here I stand three months later at the back door of the Cullen's house, my Dad beside me, ready to walk me through the garden, down the isle to my life, my love and my future.
"Don't let me fall Dad."
"Never Bells." He placed my hand in the crook of his arm and led me outside to the garden in the back yard.
I took a deep breath and looked up at the small crowd that was there helping us celebrate our big day. I smiled softly at everyone there. I looked towards the end of the makeshift isle and saw Edward. He looked so handsome in his dark grey suit and blue striped tie. I could tell that he had tried to tame his unruly hair. But the smile on his face took my breath away. I still could not believe that he was mine and was going to be mine for the rest of my life.
My Dad led me down the isle and my smile only got wider the closer I got to Edward.
"You look absolutely breathtaking." He whispered in my ear as my dad placed my hand in his.
I blushed. "Back at you handsome."
We turned back towards Pastor Weber and he walked us through the traditional wedding vows. Edward's hand caressed mine as he placed my wedding ring on my finger and a triumphant smile spread across his face as I said, "I do". When Pastor Weber said it was time to kiss the Bride, I didn't even have a chance to gasp before Edward had me in his arms and was leaning me back for a kiss that was far too passionate for public. But I couldn't find it in me to care as I gripped the lapels of his jacket and kissed him back with equal passion.
We broke apart as the crowd started whistling and laughing at us. I blushed as we turned back to the crowd.
"Ladies and Gentlemen, I'd like to present for the first time. Dr. and Mrs. Edward Cullen." The crowd cheered and we both chuckled when Emmett started whooping and jumping like he was at a rock concert.
We quickly walked back up the isle and back into the house. Edward pulled me into his arms and smiled down at me. "I love you so much, Mrs. Cullen."
"I love you too, Dr. Cullen." He kissed me again and then took my hand and pulled me into the laundry room. I heard the door close and the click of the lock sliding into place. I turned back to Edward and the look on his face took my breath away. He was looking at me like I was something to eat and I was immediately turned on.
"Dr. Cullen, what do you think you're doing?" I asked as he wrapped his arms around my waist and pulled me closer. He leaned over and ran his tongue over the top of my breasts and down in between. I felt my head fall back and I involuntarily moaned.
I didn't quite hear what he said, something along the lines of me teasing him with my breasts all during the ceremony and him trying to hide his hard on from Pastor Weber. All of the sudden I felt Edward lifting me up onto the washing machine. I almost squealed in surprise and then he ducked under my dress.
"Edward Anthony Cullen! Get out of there, we don't have …" I didn't get to finish my sentence because all I could think and feel was his tongue on my clit. All that came out of my mouth was incoherent words as he worked me over.
Then he started talk and I lost it. He said he needed to feel me come on his fingers and asked if I wished it was his cock. As soon as he said cock I was gone. I felt my orgasm wash over me. I don't even know what was coming out of my mouth all I know is that I was loud. Then all of the sudden I felt another wave hit me. Once I came down from my second orgasm, I was panting. I felt him give me an almost chaste kiss and then he removed himself from underneath my dress. He grabbed a clean towel out of the dryer and tenderly cleaned me up.
"Oh my God Edward. I can't believe you just did that. Alice is going to kills us. You know that right?"
He snorted a laugh. "Like I give a shit. I wanted to taste that pussy so I did. End of story. Are you saying you didn't enjoy that? Because I would beg to differ." He said with a cocky grin.
I just shook my head. "I didn't say I didn't like it Edward. God you are insatiable. But now, I'm sure I have that thoroughly and freshly fucked look. Our grandchildren will love seeing that in our wedding pictures."
I pulled him closer for a hug and felt that he still had a huge problem in his pants. I snickered.
"Bella, you look beautiful, as always. Do you feel what you do to me? You're off the hook right now because of time constraints but later on, you will be taking care of this problem I seem to have."
"Oh Handsome, you can be rest assured I will take very good care of you. I love you so much Edward. Thank you for this beautiful life. I'm not sure what I would have done if I hadn't met you."
I could tell he was about to lean in and kiss me again, and I was going to attack his lips, but at that moment there was a bang on the door.
"Edward Anthony Cullen! Isabella Marie Cullen!" Esme yelled. I pulled back from Edward as she kept yelling. I heard her say she had Jasper keeping Alice occupied and that the photographer was waiting. I glanced at Edward and we both burst out laughing.
"Well doc, you heard her. We better get a move on. If she has to come back it won't be pretty."
"Truer words were never spoken baby. After you my beautiful bride." Edward held the door open for me and we re-entered the kitchen. Emmett was standing there and I felt myself blush again.
"Whoa there Bella, You look..." He paused for a second and looked at Edward. "Gorgeous as usual." Then he gave me a dramatic wink. I blushed then grinned when I heard Rose slap him upside the head.
Alice found us as soon as we stepped back outside. The look on her face was scary. She pulled me away from Edward to touch up my makeup and fix my hair. She didn't say a word, just kept shaking her head.
Photos were taken and then the reception in the back yard began. It was a beautiful evening spent with our family and close friends.
We were spending the night at the Fairmont Olympic that night. I had never stayed there before, but Alice assured me that it was beautiful. It helped that it was also close to the airport so that we could get there in the morning for our honeymoon flight. I didn't know where we were going, Edward had planned the whole thing wanting to surprise me.
I didn't care where we ended up, just as long as we were beginning our lives together.