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Because I never left

Renee never left Charlie when Bella was a baby. Bella is there when Edward arrives. I said i'd put the top two up but instead i put all of the ones i got. i got four. I can't remember everyone who sent one in so if yours gets chosen let me know that you sent it in and i'll put up a announcement. Also, if one gets chosen and then removed for being the wrong size i'll go for the second most popular Because I never Left Banner 1


1. Chapter 1

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My life was exceptionally normal. Not that I minded. I lived with dad, Charlie and my mum, Renee in a small wet town called Forks. He was the chief of police; she worked as a teacher at the local kindergarten. I was a freshman at high school getting good grades. I had a few friends and I liked it that way. I didn’t want to be too popular so that I never got any piece. My best friend was a shy girl called Angela who was sweet and kind. I also had a girl called Jessica who was the total opposite of Angela. She was bright and bubbly (and a gossip). Then there was Jacob. He was my closest friend. He lived in the nearby reservation with his dad. I spent most evenings with him. He was a year younger then me but he was like a kindred spirit. I was instantly more relaxed around him.

I got up from my warm bed and looked out the window. It was raining, again. It was always raining. I hated the rain and I enjoyed the rare sunny day. I got dressed and walked outside. My truck was parked at the edge of road. Billy Black (Jacob’s dad) had sold it to Charlie when I he had been placed in his wheelchair. I hoped inside and trundled down the road to the school. It was a familiar sight that greeted me. The collection of school buildings. The familiar cars. My friends, seated on a bench under a tree. But there was something different. There was a shiny silver Volvo parked nearby. It was the best-looking car around. Jake would approve of that car. I headed over to the reception. I often helped Ms Cope out with her paperwork or new students (not that people often arrived)

“Hello Isabella. I want you to take these new students to their first classes. Two are in your year so you need to look after them” Ms Cope always called me Isabella no matter how many times I told her I preferred Bella. I peeked over the desk and spotted them. They were the most beautiful people I’d ever seen. There were three boys and two girls. They didn’t look anything alike. Of the three boys, one was big-muscled like a serious weightlifter, with dark, curly hair. Another was taller, leaner but still muscular, and honey blond. The last was lanky, less bulky, with untidy, bronze-coloured hair. He was more boyish than the others, who looked like they could be in college, or even teachers here rather than students.

The girls were opposites. The tall one was statuesque. She had a beautiful figure, the kind you saw on the cover of Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, the kind that made every girl around her take a hit on her self-esteem just by being in the same room. Her hair was golden, gently waving to the middle of her back. The short girl was pixielike, thin in the extreme, with small features. Her hair was a deep black, cropped short and pointing in every direction.

And yet, they were all exactly alike. Every one of them was chalky pale, the palest of all the students living in this sunless town. They all had very dark eyes despite the range in hair tones. They also had dark shadows under those eyes-purplish, bruise like shadows. As if they were all suffering from a sleepless night, or almost done recovering from a broken nose. Though their noses, all their features, were straight, perfect, angular. For a moment, I was speechless at their incredible beauty.

“So, take them away. They have their schedules” I walked around the side of the desk.

“Hello. I’ve been assigned to take you to your first classes and give you a tour of the school. Apparently, two of you are in my year?”

“Yes. Me and Edward” said the pixielike girl, pointing at the bronze haired boy.

“Well, I’m supposed to look after you for the day” the boy she had introduced as Edward was glaring at me, causing me to trail off.

“That would be great,” said the girl, smiling widely.

“Emmett, Rosalie and Jasper have English first. Edward has biology and I have Trigonometry,” she said. I nodded. I led them to English, then trig and finally biology which was the lesson I had. He introduced himself to Mr Banner and was sat next to me. He didn’t stop glaring through the whole lesson. It was plainly obvious, he hated me. I just wished I knew why.