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Alone

Summary:
ALL HUMAN. What if Edward Cullen isn't the good guy all the time? Bella is Pregnant and Edward refuses to accept it.


Notes:
Just a little story I wrote. Hope you all like it.


2. Chapter 2

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I thought after a few weeks had pass people would settle down, but no such luck. Every time I walked into a room, people would look at me differently. I had made the decision to try to not let Edward get to me. But, try as I may, he still did. I just had to find a way to hide it.

I was sitting in Biology before the start of class looking over yesterday's notes when Edward sat next to me. I still felt like strangling him.

"Can I look at your notes from yesterday? I think I missed something," he asked me.

"Why should I do you any favors?"

"Please? I think we're having a quiz today."

"Should have been paying attention rather than day dreaming about Tanya," I said and shoved my notebook in my bag.

"Bella, do you want me to fail?"

"Yes," I said.

He was quiet for a moment while he starred at me.

"So...how are things?"

"Like you care."

"Is that how it's going to be?"

"Yes."

"You're so damn stubborn," he said shaking his head.

"So are you, only I can think of a different word for it."

Just then Mr. Banner called the class to order and started handing out a pop quiz. I chuckled as Edward groaned. Of course I finished mine in no time, and Edward took the entire hour to finish his, as did a few others. I decided that I would use my time somewhat productively and pulled out What to Expect When You're Expecting, and a book on twins. Edward glanced over a few times and shook his head. After class ended, and while I was putting my books back in my bag, Mike walked over to our table.

"Bella, a bunch of us are going to a movie tomorrow night. I was wondering if you'd like to go," he asked.

"Um, I'll have to check with Charlie, but I'd love too."

"Cool."

"Why the sudden interest? I mean, most of our friends don't,-"

"You're still my friend, Bella and I want you to come."

"Thanks."

I pushed back the urge to cry in front of Mike and Edward. I grabbed my bag and started waking out when I felt Edward's hand on my arm.

"Bella," Edward said.

I turned and looked at him. He wanted to say something, I could tell, but Tanya rushed over to us and Edward dropped my arm.

"Hey Baby," Tanya said.

That afternoon when I came home, Charlie, Carlisle and Esme were waiting for me. This can't be good.

"Bella, can you come in the kitchen, please?" Charlie asked.

"What's up," i asked as I sat at the table.

"We just wanted to see how things were going with you and Edward," Esme said. "Have you had a chance to talk things out yet?"

I thought about telling them what happened in Biology and how Edward wanted to say something, but decided against it. It was probably a fluke anyway.

"No. But I called a few places today during my free period."

"Who did you call," Carlisle asked.

"There are a few adoption agencies in Seattle and I have an appointment next Tuesday. And I also found a support group for parents of twins."

"So you've decided on adoption, then," Esme asked.

"I haven't decided anything. And I won't make my decision until I've looked at every possible choice."

"And after you've spoken with Edward," Charlie said.

"He doesn't seem to care so why should I care what he thinks?"

"He'll come around, Bella," Esme said.

"Yeah, just in time for spring when they're due. Then maybe he'll be around a bit for the summer, but come fall, he'll be in college. Then what?"

I could feel the tears coming again, but fought them back. I didn't want them to know how much I was hurting inside.

"He's not going away to college if the two of you decide to keep them," Carlisle said with a stern look on his face.

"What?"

'I'm not paying for Edward to go back to Chicago for college while you're stuck here with the twins."

"But he's worked so hard. I don't want him to miss out on that."

"Wait a minute. It's okay for you, then, to give up your scholarship to Penn, but it's not okay for him? That doesn't make sense, Bella." Charlie said.

"Penn? You got into Penn State?"

"Yeah, I found out yesterday."

Carlisle excused himself for a moment. A few minutes later, there was a knock at the door. I answered.

"Hey," Edward said. Tanya was with him too, of course.

"What are you doing here," I asked.

"Carlisle asked me to come over."

"Oh no! She is not coming in here!" Carlisle yelled. "What part of 'come over by yourself so we can talk' did you not understand?"

"Sorry, she insisted."

"For goodness sake Edward, grow a pair," I said.

"Pretty strong words for a knocked up, unwed teenage mother," Tanya said with a smirk on her face.

My anger took over and I tore open the screen door. I wanted to smack her, but Carlisle pulled me back in the house.

"Baby, how long is this going to take? We're supposed to meet up with Em and Rose for a movie," Tanya whined.

"If you can't take this seriously, then go," I said.

"Bella," Carlisle said

"No really! If he cared, even one ounce, he would have come alone. But oh no. He had to bring Tanya."

"Edward, you will come in and you will participate in this discussion," Carlisle said.

"Fine," he mumbled.

"But,-"

"Just wait here. I'll call Rose and she'll come and pick you up."

"Can't I just take your Volvo?"

"Absolutely not!" Carlisle said. "Now get in here!"

Edward reluctantly came in and plopped down on the sofa. Tanya, sat on the porch and sent a text message to Rose.

"Happy now," he scowled to me.

“Yes, because there's nothing more I want than to see you miserable," I fired back sarcastically.

"Now, whatever this riff is between the two of you ends now," Carlisle said. "It was only a few weeks ago when we couldn't keep the two of you apart and now look at you."

"Maybe if she wouldn't have cheated, we'd still be the same way."

"I didn't cheat! James and I hung out a few times to work on a school project! Nothing happened!"

"Well, with all the rumors going around, it's hard to keep up."

I couldn't hold off the tears this time.

"I hate you Edward Cullen!!" I cried as I ran up to my room.

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I was awoken the next morning by Charlie, who was shaking me.

"Bella, wake up," he said.

"No," I moaned.

"It's already a quarter after seven. Are you staying home today?"

"Can't I stay in bed another hour?"

"Sure. I'll have a note for you downstairs."

He kissed my forehead, set my alarm and walked out. He was the best dad ever.

School that day went by quickly, for which I was thankful. Edward and I didn't speak in Biology, which was fine by me. He could go to Chicago now for all I cared. I also turned down Mike's invitation to the movies.

"I wouldn't be very good company tonight," I said.

"It wouldn't bother me," he said.

"Mike, you're a good friend, but really, I don't have the courage to be around the others."

"We can go by ourselves,"

"Some other time, Mike."

I was standing with Alice by my truck when Tanya walked over.

"Hey Alice. Your brother wants to know if you need a ride?" she asked.

"No, tell him I'm going with Rose."

"Okay. Bella, I also have a message for you as well."

"What message?"

"It's from Edward. He would tell you personally, but he thinks this is the best way."

"Um..okay?"

"He wants you to leave him alone. You and your dad. He says you're doing nothing but ruining his life and wants you to know that if you decide on adoption, he'll sign whatever papers you need him too. And since I have no plans on breaking up with Edward too, I'd just like to say that maybe you should drop out of school and focus on working. It's not just his life you're ruining. My reputation is at stake here too."

"Your reputation," Alice said "is nothing more than some cheap girl who's been with half of the school. Don't listen to her Bella."

"Can I ask one question? Why are you telling everyone the babies are his? Is just because his family has money? Because if you keep them, he says there's no way you're getting a dime. So maybe you should drop out. It would probably be better in the long run."

I was so stunned I couldn't move; couldn't think. Is what she was saying true? Is that how he really felt about me? I still couldn't believe that six months ago I was dreaming of being his wife. Now I wanted nothing more than to see him strung up from an old oak tree.

"Oh, one more thing," Tanya said. "Esme told me this morning that she likes me better for a daughter in law than you. Just thought I'd pass it along."

Before I could say anything, Alice had knocked Tanya to the ground. The two of them were rolling around on the ground for a good five minutes before they were pulled apart. Alice didn't have a scratch on her. Tanya, on the other hand, had blood pouring out of her perfect little nose.

The two of us jumped in my truck and tore out of the parking lot without saying a word.