To make it easier for them, Bella moved back to her birth town of Forks to live with her father.
He grew up in a very old-fashioned family life style.
Edward wanted to enlist in the army during World War One, but that changed when he and his parents fell victim to the Spanish Influenza in 1918.
Their Life and Death counterparts are Beau Swan and Edythe Cullen. Second, there was a part of him―and I didn't know how potent that part might be―that thirsted for my blood.
In the movies, Bella is portrayed by Kristen Stewart and Edward by Robert Pattinson. And third, I was unconditionally and irrevocably in love with him." Isabella Marie Swan's parents divorced when she was three months old, after which Renée took Bella with her to Riverside, California, and lived there with Bella's grandmother for five years before moving to Phoenix, Arizona. She never had many friends, and spent a lot of time with her mother. Bella has visited Forks in her past to spend time with Charlie every summer.
Edward becomes increasingly infatuated with Bella, and can't get her out of his mind.
His infatuation with her reaches to the point that he sneaks into her room at night to watch her sleep.
His father, Edward Masen Sr., died in the first wave of the influenza.
Before she died, Edward's mother, Elizabeth Masen, begged the doctor who was taking care of them, Dr.
The day after he returns, he saves Bella from being hit by a van, exposing his superhuman strength and speed.
Bella tries to confront him about it, but he refuses to tell her anything.
During these occasions, she also spent time with Rachel, Rebecca, and Jacob Black, the children of Charlie's friend Billy Black. This was when she put her foot down, and Charlie went to California for two weeks every summer instead. By the time Bella was seventeen, her mom had remarried to a minor league baseball player named Phil Dwyer.