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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.


5. Chapter 5

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Bella's POV

A month had passed since I fainted. Edward would talk to me only when Tanya wasn't around. New rumors were swirling that I faked the whole thing, no doubt started by her royal highness. I ignored them, and Edward most of the time. Since I couldn't drive my truck to school anymore, thanks to my ever expanding belly, I would get rides from Emmett and Rose, since their car had more room than the others. I still hadn't made my decision on whether or not I was keeping the twins, but I did meet the with adoption agency.

"Hey Bella," Emmett asked.

"Yeah?"

"It's Esme's birthday tonight and she wanted to know if you would come to her party Carlisle is throwing for her."

"Emmett, I don't think that's such a good idea."

"Why not," Rose asked.

"I don't think Edward likes it when I'm around and besides, I don't have the energy to yell at him anymore."

"But Esme really wants you there. I promise I'll keep Edward in line."

"Fine," i scowled. "Just don't expect me to get dressed up. I can barely fit into the maternity clothes I have now."

That night Charlie dropped me off at the Cullen House on his way to his night shift. every muscle in my body hurt these days, and I was literally counting them all down until my due date. I was greeted at the door by Carlisle and Esme.

"I'm so glad you came," Esme said hugging me.

"Thanks for inviting me. I'm sorry I didn't have time to get you a gift, but it's so hard getting around these days."

"I bet," Carlisle said.

"Don't worry about a gift. You came, and that's all that matters."

We heard a car pull up. I could only imagine who it was.

"Happy Birthday, Esme," Tanya said as she got out of her car.

"Thank you."

"Tanya," Edward said from behind Carlisle. "What are you doing here?"

"I came to give Esme her gift. More importantly, what is she doing here?"

"She was invited," Esme said.

"Unlike some people," I heard Alice yell from inside. "Hey, how's the nose!?"

I heard Carlisle and Esme chuckle.

"Edward, aren't you going to come over here and give me a kiss," Tanya asked.

"No. I told you Bella was coming and to stay away."

"That wouldn't be very nice, Edward. When would I give your mother her gift?"

"Some other time," Edward said.

"But,-"

"Tanya! What part of no do you not get!?" I yelled. "This is a family function and you're not included!"

"You're not family, either!"

"Maybe, but I'm closer to family than you are!"

"Please, you're nothing but a slut who's after Edward's money!"

Before I could think, I flew down stairs and was in Tanya's face.

"The only slut here is you. We all know you've slept with the entire football team, except for Emmett. Not to mention the baseball team too. So who's the slut? Edward may not want to be with me anymore, and that's okay, but he's miserable with you."

"You're the one making him miserable. You and your babies who aren't his!"

"For the last damn time, Tanya, these babies are Edward's, and I'm keeping them!"

"You're what?"

"Keeping them."

I looked over on to the porch and saw all of the Cullen's. Edward was walking over to us.

"Did you just say,-"

"Yeah."

"Edward, you have to chose, right here and now. Who are you going to be with," Tanya asked.

I didn't want to hear anymore. For one, I needed to get off my feet. Two, I didn't care. I walked up to the porch and went inside.

Carlisle's POV

"Did she just say she's keeping them," Esme whispered

"I think so."

"Edward, you made the right decision," I heard Tanya say as she wrapped her arms around Edward.

What happened next surprised me.

"Tanya, I want you to listen to me carefully, okay? Do not talk to me again. Do not talk to my family again, including Bella. And if I hear another rumor about her, you will regret it."

"Edward, how can you be so mean? Yesterday you're telling me you loved me and now you're breaking up with me?"

"Leave. Now."

Tanya was quiet, but got in her car and left. Edward stood there for a long moment with his arms crossed.

"Go to him," Esme whispered. "He needs you."

I waited for Esme and the others to go inside before I joined Edward.

"Feel better," I asked.

"Yes and no."

"Why's that?"

"I'm glad it's over between Tanya and I, but I know it won't make things easier for me and Bella. I know I've ruined any chances I had with her."

"Son, I can tell you she loves you, but you will have to earn her trust back. I don't think it's going to be easy."

"I know."

"Come on, lets go inside and salvage what's left of Esme's birthday."

When we got inside, we heard laughter coming from the living room. There. everyone had a hand on Bella's huge belly.

"Carlisle, you've got to feel this!" Alice said. "It's so weird!"

I placed my hand next to Esme's and felt the fluttering kicks of my grandchildren. I couldn't help but join in with laughter.

"Edward, would you like to feel," Bella asked.

"Can...can I?"

"Sure."

I watched as Edward knelt in front of Bella. She took his hands and placed them on her belly.

"Feel that?"

"Wow. They really do that all the time?"

"Pretty much. But tonight they're really active."

"I'm sorry about the whole Tanya thing," Edward said.

"I'm not talking about that right now. It's Esme's birthday and we should be celebrating that."

The night passed quickly. Esme was insistent that she receive no gifts this birthday and I was quite surprised that we all kept our promise to honor her wishes. Edward kept looking at Bella all night and I could tell there were a few times that he wanted to say something to her. After watching "National Treasure 2," Bella started yawning.

"What time is Charlie picking you up," I asked.

"He's not. He's working over night tonight. I'm going to call a cab."

"You will not! I'll drive you," Edward said.

Bella looked at Edward hesitantly. I knew she didn't feel comfortable around him, but maybe this would be the night that the two would lay everything out, put together their differences and finally talk.