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My One Love

Summary:
I changed the summary: Our lives are stories that interwine with each other... our destinies are all related to one thing: love. No matter if you believe in it or not, everyone has a soulmate, it just takes some work to find one. This is a story about Bella, Edward, and other characters of twilight series, including some visitors that you will simply love! Please read the sequel to this story: Love's Light *stephanie Meyer owns all, and im just a normal addicted teenager*  (banner by Marauder by midnight--Thank you)


Notes:
Bella is a danger magnet...and she's through with being ms. nice girl. Read through Bella and Edward's love, events that will make you laugh and cry, and get ready for some VISITORS!


10. In Sickness and In Health

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Bella’s POV:

Cold hands fluttered along my face and neck. My head was throbbing as I opened my eyes and was so startled that I flung my arms over my head and shielded them. Six perfect, gorgeous vampires were standing over me, all with different emotions on their faces. Concern, confusion, surprise, amusement, and most of all, Edward was just plain scared.

“Bella? Honey, are you all right? Are you hurt?” Edward was whispering low and soft in my ear.

“I think I’m fine…” I slowly said. I moved my arms and slowly sat up. Edward put his hand on the small of my back and I looked down my body. No cracks, bruises, or even any sprains. My head just hurt and my stomach was flopping around. Suddenly Alice was helping me up and leading me to the downstairs bathroom.

I thanked the higher Lord about the fact that Alice was a physic. Thank You Alice! I did NOT want to throw up all over the Cullen’s living room. I silently heaved my entire lunch into the toilet as Alice held onto my hair and patted me on the back. When I was finished I hobbled to the sink and washed my face, which was slightly green and sweaty. I have to see the doctor, I thought.

“Bella…I saw Carlislie give you a check up, and it looks like you are going to have a viral infection. You fainted in the car, and I swear, Edward just about passed out after I carried you in. He overreacts too much.” Alice said softly as we slowly walked back out facing the other Cullens.

Edward was still standing in the same spot as we left him, but now he was glaring at Alice. He looked at me hesitantly and drew out his arms. Was he seriously asking me if I wanted to hug him or not? I ran into his arms, instantly regretting it. I had forgotten how hard his body was, and how cold.

I started to shiver under his arms, and I guess he could feel it because he instantly pulled away. I grabbed onto him and he quietly picked me up and started running. I closed my eyes. I didn’t really care where we were going as long as I could be with him. I had spent all day without him, and it really sucked.

I felt Edward open a car door and I now sitting on Edward’s lap as he sat down in the Volvo. I lifted my head up from his chest and he looked down, smiling crookedly. I raised an eyebrow and started to shift so that I could sit on the passenger seat but Edward held on to me.

“Where do you think you’re going?” He whispered. In the quiet Volvo, the sound almost echoed like bells.

“To my seat?” I was confused…

“I don’t think so, you’re staying in my arms for as long as possible. I had to spend most of the day without you and I missed you like hell.” I bit my lip and felt my eyes widen. Did Edward just cuss? He must be serious.

“Edward! You can’t drive with me in your lap! We’re going to crash! This is illegal!” I whispered frantically. “Charlie is a cop! What if he ever saw this? He would kill me! You may be invincible but I’m not!”

“Bell, relax, nothing is going to happen. Enjoy the ride, babe.” Edward smirked. This is not Edward…it’s someone else…

“Who are you and what did you do with my fiancée?” I asked as he turned on the car and was now driving down a dark, silent road. Wow…cliché.

“Hi, I’m Edward Cullen…and the ring on your finger says I am your fiancée…or did you not read the inscription yet?” I couldn’t feel my face. It was like…numb. I slowly looked down and pulled my ring off my finger. Edward turned on the car light on the roof and I looked on the inside of the ring. There, in the thin loop was written:

E + B…forever. I choked back the tears that blinded my eyes and I could feel the sobs in my chest.

“Don’t you like it? Or should I take it back and get you another?” Edward asked silently. He was back to his usual self now. I put the ring back on and wrapped my arms around his neck slowly, so as not to startle him.

“If you ever take this ring off my finger, I will find a way to kill you.” I smiled. His answering smile was as usual, dazzling.

“I can’t believe you got yourself sick on your last week! Now I can’t even take you anywhere or do anything.” I smiled. Good, none of those “humanity saving” things that always end up embarrassing me.

“Well, now you can go hunting for a couple days without having to worry about me hurting myself because I’ll just be in bed…getting sick…and ew…” I stopped babbling because suddenly my stomach felt queasy again. Edward came into a sudden halt and I looked up. We were at the hospital where Carlisle worked. Edward picked me up and took me to the door.

“Edward! I can walk you know!” I said. It wasn’t much of an argument because I was just trying to hold myself together and not throw up.

“Bella, can I ask you something?” I looked up and he was trying to hide a smile. I narrowed my eyes and asked icily, “what?”

“How can you manage to look green, yet still look so…sexy?” Suddenly my stomach lurched and I clamped my hands on my mouth. I jumped very ungracefully from Edward’s steel arms and ran to the bathroom. I was tripping and sweating and trying my best to hold it in. When I finally reached the bathroom, I burst into a stall and well…almost puked my guts out, to put it nonchalantly.

Edward’s POV:

Bella was still in the Ladies restroom as I walked up to the counter and told the nurse to page Dr. Cullen. As she slowly opened the bathroom door, Bella looked paler than usual and sweaty. I bit my lip. How is possible? In any of my 107 years I had never been as attracted to a woman as I am to Bella.

When she was sick, I felt horrible. When she was happy, I was ecstatic. When she was sad, I was angry and murderous. Whenever I held her hand, it was like her small warm hand and my big cold one fit together like puzzle pieces. It was like heaven, and I didn’t deserve it.

I strode over to her and pulled her on my lap, before sitting down on the waiting area couch. She was still breathing harshly and I could hear her stomach quivering. I felt so bad…I hadn’t gotten sick in a century so I didn’t know how it felt now. As always, Bella manages to bring out the human in me. And it felt good.

“Bella, are you feeling alright?” I looked up and Carlisle was standing over us and examining Bella’s green face.

“I don’t think so. Alice said that you were going to tell me I had a viral infection, and I just threw up everything in my body. No, I don’t exactly feel alright.” Bella whispered. It looked like she was going to faint again. So I picked her up and followed Carlisle to his office.

A WHILE LATER

We were driving back to Bella’s home and she was quiet and had her eyes closed, resting her head on the back of the seat. Carlisle had confirmed Alice’s vision and had given Bella two bottles of anti-biotic medicine.

“Renee is going to freak when I tell her.” Bella whispered. I looked over and she was looking at me with concern in her eyes. I realized she was talking about the wedding and not her illness.

“I’m sure she’ll be fine. She loves you, and she knows that you’re smart enough to handle your own life…if you could explain to her, than maybe she’ll be happy because you’re happy. But, maybe you should wait until tomorrow to tell her; I’ll feel better when you have some sleep.” I said quietly. She sighed and nodded. We stopped in front of her house and I listened in on Charlie’s thoughts; he was just watching TV.

“I’ll be back when Charlie’s asleep, ok?” I asked her. She nodded and kissed my cheek before opening the door and I reached out and whispered in her ear,

“Oh, and I love your hair.”

She blushed and smiled before walking out of the car and up to her house. I watched her grab the key from under the eave and slowly let herself in. Her motions were so delicate and she looked so pure with the moonlight hitting her pale features as she turned and smiled at me before waving and walking into her house, shutting the door behind her.

As I drove home, for some reason, I felt like going to the park. Not to hunt as usual or even talk to anyone, I just felt like going to the park. It wasn’t raining and it was pretty nice out so I took a u-turn and parked my car on the grass.

I went over and sat down on the cheap metal swings that Forks had decided to put in the playground next to the Church. I sat there thinking about love.

Love is such a unique thing. Isn’t it? I mean the way I feel about Bella could never change, and I know that. Most people think that they’ve found love except in just a little time it disappears, leaving two unhappy people. That’s not love, that’s…I don’t know…lust, or attraction. Love is something that makes you invulnerable to time, to anything.

I remember the first time I saw Bella…such an unforgettable moment. The cafeteria was quite crowded that day. Everyone trying to get a better look at the new girl. I remember thinking of how Bella was just another human female. Until I tried to look into her mind, a place where I have been forbidden. How is that? The one whom I love is the one I cannot read as if she were an open book.

I was so used to the inevitable way thoughts enter my mind as if I were listening to the radio. As if I actually like it! Although, looking into Bella’s mind once and awhile would be nice. Maybe then I would know why she would have the idiocy of falling in love with a vampire and then want to become one!

For another odd reason, a song came to my mind. “For once in my life” by Michael Buble. That’s a good song. I feel that way about Bella. Hmm, music is definitely my favorite thing after Bella and my family. My mind was now trailing off…

I looked at the time on my cell phone. Charlie should be asleep by now. I went back to my car and drove to my house. I ran in, said a quick greeting to everyone and changed my clothes. I left my car there and ran to Bella’s house. It felt as if my anticipation to see my beloved fueled me to go faster until I felt as if I were literally flying to her house. It must have only taken me a minute.

I sneaked up the wall and looked into the window. She was lying on her bed to the side. When I looked closer, I saw that she was crying. I quickly opened the window and landed in a soft thud into her room. She didn’t hear me. I saw that she was wearing headphones, so she was listening to music.

I quietly walked over to her bed and in front of her so that she could see me. She gave a quiet yelp and jolted up to a sitting position.

“Edward!” she sniffled and jumped into my awaiting arms. I could feel that she was shaking in my hug.

“Bella, please tell me why you were crying.” I whispered and lowered her back to the bed. I brushed my lips across her cheeks, tasting her tears.

“I…I don’t know. It was so much. I… I’m getting married. And I get to become a vampire. I’m never going to get to see Jacob anymore. And I…Edward, I miss him. He is a part of me, too.” She sniffled again and I felt a little guilty for the dog. He really got the worst end of the stick.

“Bella, would you like to see your friend? I won’t stop you. I’m sure you’ll be safe. I’m sorry about before, I was just being…jealous.” It was hard for me to admit, but it was true. I knew Bella loved him too; he was a part of her. She looked up at me and was obviously surprised.

“Really? Wow…maybe later. I wonder if he would come to the wedding. It would probably hurt him though, right? Maybe I could see him when you go hunting with everyone else.” My family and I were going on a last hunting trip before the wedding for three days. I knew that Bella would be home alone most of the time.

“That sounds good. You should get some sleep now, or else you’ll never get better.” I lay down next to her and held her back to my chest. I could feel her warm breathing and her heart beats rising then falling.

“Edward?” she murmured sleepily.

“Yes, my love?”

“Tell me something.”

“What would you like to hear?” Often at night, Bella would ask me questions. She thought for a while.

“What’s the biggest thing you regret?” she asked softly. I thought about it and answered just as softly.

“Leaving you…” I said softly. It looked like she expected that answer.

“Ok…the second biggest then.”

“Smoking.”

“WHAT?” she half-shrieked and turned around to face me. I listened to Charlie’s snores stutter then pick up again.

“Bella, calm down.” I smiled. She blushed at her overreaction and put her hand on my chest, where my dead lungs were.

“When? What are you talking about? Can you even do that?” she asked quickly.

“When I was away from you,” we both cringed at the time of darkness of our lives, “I decided for a couple days to make myself as sick as possible…see, I was tracking down in Texas, and everyone smokes there…and I was so depressed with myself, that I said, ‘whatever’ and took a smoke from a random hillbilly. It was awful. Vampires and cigarettes don’t work out too well. Esme would have killed me if she found out. Alice called me and yelled at me, threatening to tell her if I didn’t stop. It was quite a rough time actually…” I trailed off, imagining the horror Esme would have inflicted on me.

Suddenly, Bella started whimpering and holding her leg to her chest. I looked down and her big toe was swelling.

“Bella! What happened! What did you do?” I got up and held her toe in my cold hands, hopping to have the same effect as some ice would.

“Ugh, I tried to kick you! Ouch! Do I have to be the only breakable thing! You hurt my toe!” she complained. I couldn’t hold in my laughter. I tried to compose my face, but Bella noticed; she blushed and pouted, folding her arms across her chest.

“Bella, it’s not my fault that you forgot how hard I am. You should know by now… you always manage to surprise me, you’re so unexpected.” I chuckled. She smiled and shrugged her shoulders.

“Ok, I’m tired now.” She said. She got back under the sheets and I hummed softly, waiting for her to sleep. As she slept, I could have sworn I heard the words ‘Don’t hurt Jacob.’ Come into her dreams.