AN: There is no imprinting in this story, There will be a triangle between Bella/Paul/ Jake, Sam is with Leah, and Jared is with my favorite OC. Who will then end with Embry and Quil

Prologue

EPOV

I hate having to do this, breaking up with the only woman I have ever loved. I am doing this to protect her from me, more than anything. You see I find it gets harder to fight my lust for her blood.

I nearly killed her when I was sucking the venom out of her blood. It was then I realized that I couldn't protect her, that I was not strong enough too. I am now faced with a difficult choice, break up with her and watch her move on, or stay with her and risk killing her.

I was going to break up with her in the woods, but Alice said that it would nearly kill Bella. So I just decided to do it in her backyard. When she got out of her truck my eyes hungrily drank in what I thought will be my final sight of her.

"We need to talk." I said as we sat down on her porch. It was hard to keep my voice emotionless, keep my pain from showing.

"About what?" she asked and I can hear the trepidation in her voice.

"I love you Bella, more than anything, but I cannot be with you anymore." I said, struggling to get the words out.

"No Edward I am not letting you break up with me!" Bella yelled standing up.

I stood up as well, I love her stubbornness but I will not be deterred.

"Bella, I am not strong enough to keep protecting you from my bloodlust. When James bit you I almost lost control and drained you dry. Please believe me when I say this is the hardest decision I have ever made in my life." I said my voice cracking.

I hate myself for putting the tears in her eyes. She looked down at the porch as she tried to hold in her sobs.

"I don't want you to leave Edward!" She sobbed out.

"I don't want to either, but it is for the best, I will watch out for you and your descendents from a far. Live your life" I said as I pulled her in my arms for a last hug.

"I love you" I heard her whisper as I kissed her softly on the head and left.