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TSE ~ BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

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FADE IN:

Al EXT. SEATTLE ~ AERIAL SHOT APPROACHING THE CITY

1

EXT. PIKE PLACE MARKET, SEATTLE - NIGHT (1 YEAR

RAIN comes down in sheets, Slapping the cobbleston

Bright lights from the surrounding bars, refle~ stones. The dull thud of rock MUSIC wafts~,l::l opens - the music briefly BLASTS OUT as a yc/"

-- he is RILEY, 22, genial, handsome, a un~g;!8fsib

full of promise. He pauses under the .~tg,ym \:"""':'4!;'P\F§!

face the rain. He slings a messenger '15''?- er'lY';t;:s shoulder

laden with thick school texts. He~. is FRIENDS in

the window before heading into the d'

BELLA (V,,,,, "Some say the world Jil Some say in ice ... ~! \i:;7t

fire.

ANOTHER STREET -- Dark, de9~ -- Suddenly, a SHADOW fliE'{:;gj" P speed. Riley pauses ... ,AY his step, about to round

Rl:.. makes his way up it him,'<cmoving at an inhuman W Unnerved, he speeds r but suddenly --

Something leaps over him

ground! It moved so fast SHADOW. Riley panics

brief

No response.

different direction --

EY RUNS, beelining toward the end stands AN APARTMENT BUILDING with a a SECURITY GUARD, safety --

and SLINGS him into a

Riley drops. The Shadow won't e security guard.

'fied anew by this creatures's strength. He i~ k bag and staggers off, running for his life a d~~derent street. He looks over his shoulder,

lin ~ desperate --

2

- NIGHT

2

ley finds himself on the deserted boardwalk. Beyond ail, black water. A dead end.

-- OH GODl

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He turns, realizing he's utterly alone. He's been herded here. He searches the darkness for whatever's chasing h'

RILEY

What do you want?! Why are you -- ?

-- the shadow DARTS past him; Riley YANKS his

RILEY

-- He grips his hand in pain, looks at it moon shape on his palm, blood seeping out.

His confusion and terror turn to agon bite crawls up his arm. Riley drops . in pain. Then falls, writhing as t throughout his body, changing him,

the OUT

His tortured CRIES go unheard as w moon on his hand, OVER WHICH WE

the crescent

" From wh

I hold with if I had t

MATCH CUT

crescent moon scar

-- whiter than her already pale s in. EDWARD'S LIPS move

into frame, kissing INCLUDE

3

EXT. MEADOW - DAY

Y)

3

-- BELLA and EDWAc, from a book of 'w

... 9: in the grass. Bella reads aloud C),S'T poetry ...

BELLA

ink I know enough of hate to at, for destruction, ice is also , and would suffice ... "

ulls her book away, moves to kiss her.

BELLA

English final. Gatta focus.

, kisses her anyway. The SUN BRIEFLY COMES OUT

d clouds, causing Edward's skin to SPARKLE, making appear magical. He pulls away, smiling ...

EDWARD

Marry me.

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She laughs. It's not the first - nor fiftieth asked. This is clearly a game between them.

BELLA

No.

He kisses her face

EDWARD

Marry me.

BELLA

Change me.

Kisses her neck -_

EDWARD Where I come, it's "I love you".

* * *

She affectionately pushes him

Where I says,

* *

She starts to

- we didn't see him from her --

about what people will

*

two out of three end in divorce.

EDWARD

rate amongst immortals is

game laced with their attraction.

EDWARD (CONT'D)

Marry me.

BELLA

Not yet. (then)

It's almost four. come straight home

I'm supposed to from school.

EDWARD

You'll be on time. I won't give your father another reason to hate me.

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He pulls her close. Kisses her.

As he easily SLINGS her around onto his back --

4

INT. BELLA'S HOUSE - DAY

4

START ON CHIEF CHARLIE SWAN, still the station. His brow is furrowed the Seattle Times --

INSERT HEADLINES - "Murders, of Serial Killer ... R etc.

The article worries him. FRONT DOOR OPENS. Bella enters, Charlie is looking at his watch.

- just as THE r book bag.

Four a stop

* *

His name punctual

And now he's too

-- as she starts toward

Wait

Sit down.

She pauses,

sits. He faces her.

stand why you're being right?Three days. No word. ome back on Edward's arm like happened --

* *

BELLA

I'm sorry. But Edward's in my That won't change.

CHARLIE

I'm getting that. So I'll make a deal with you. No more being grounded ... if you use your new freedom to see your other friends, too ... like Jacob.

subject. Charlie notes this.

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CHARLIE

What? Edward can't handle a little competition?

BELLA

There is no competition.

CHARLIE Well, I'm sure Jake "just friends" than

BELLA (rising)

Then he should return

CHARLIE His Dad's worried abo~

Jake's having a reall

Bella stops. This hurts

I remember whe needed a fri

He might be

* *

5

INT. BELLA'S BEDROOM - D

5

Bella opens her desk drawer It's worn, having been read

Ils out a FOLDED NOTE. times. She unfolds it --

INSERT - THE HANDWRI crossed out. Only Q reads: "I miss

Several sentences have been t the bottom is legible. It anything."

Off Bella,

But deciding something ...

She takes and holds up on the s former day voice

desirable, hip Nokia phone ;) dial). The work "Jake" comes nd possibly? a shot of him happy, in before he cut his hair). Straight to

* * * * *

6

6

house, heads to her truck, climbs in

7

TRUCK (CONTINUOUS) - NIGHT

7

s the key - nothing. She tries again. It's dead. light gust of wind - suddenly, EQward is sitting

She jumps, catching her breath. *

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EDWARD You frightened me.

(off Bella's look) Deciding to go down to the reservation.

BELLA

How'd you --? Alice had a vision.

His guilty face is her answer. it.

EDWARD

I'm afraid my studies have n extended to fixing cars disabling them. I'll s around in

BELLA Jacob could fix that. his hands.

Edward seems unprovoked

The wolves themselves.

~~§&ntrol of

He'd never

BELLA

tion I'll be one of you 11 be it. He'll hate me for

EDWARD

, you have to understand. Your is ... everything to me.

BELLA

I will be safe.

cted, he looks down with regret, resignation.

EDWARD

I'm sorry.

*

him. Then gets angry, forces open her door --

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EDWARD (beat, torn)

I want you to be happy ... (quietly)

.,. but alive is more

9

8 EXT. BELLA'S HOUSE (CONTINUOUS) - NIGHT

-- Bella climbs out, slams the truck door. next to her.

Frustrated, she pushes past him and heads .§ppears on the stairs before she reaches th

EDWARD I'll understand if for me to come Just close the

9

INT. BELLA'S BEDROOM - NIGHT

ON THE OPEN WINDOW - Bella closes Another beat. Then she unlo t Looks at it. Opens it

it. Beat. opens it a bit. go.

10

INT. FORKS HIGH SCHOOL -

10

Bella and Edward sit with ~~~, ERIC, MIKE, and JESSICA. Edward and Bella are on the e'rf~l lightly apart. Angela is busy addressing a pile of note c rd envelopes. Mike writes what he's saying on a '. al pad --

E

studbnts. We are the thing is possible if we blah, blah, blah

He rips the

it to Jessica.

JESSICA

this will be my speech. If I people to throw their diplomas at ead.

Tosses it at him.

MIKE

Ya gotta embrace the cliches, Jess.

ERIC

They are the bread and butter of all valedictorians.

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ANGELA

This is why you're not valedictorian.

ERIC

I chose to exit the political arena spend more time with my family.

BELLA

Jess doesn't need cliches. gonna rock that speech.

JESSICA

Rock? It'll change lives.

ALICE and JASPER have abruptly appear food they won't eat. As they sit

ALICE -- I've decided to

JASPER After all, how many graduate high.

Edward stifles a smile.

A party?

Whoa.

seen your house.

their house.

ALICE

BELLA

what you said last time. *

'l~~!~FREEZES, her eyes glazing over. She's Mike hasn;t noticed yet.

MIKE

Well, cool, that's really uh ... normal of you. What time?

(nothing from Alice)

Dress code?

(still nothing) Bring anything? Cheetos?

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A beat as Alice still looks into the distance. Awkward. Bella looks at Edward, concerned. Edward shrugs it off nothign to worry about.

EDWARD Wake up, Alice.

JASPER

She hasn't been getting much lately. Senior jitters.

*
*
*
*
but *
*
11*
whose This sounds weird and weirdly fluent it serves to break the moment.

11 INT. SHERIFF'S STATION - EVENING

Bella and Edward enter. Charlie is ibe talking with a middle-aged couple, D(5\" faces are etched with grief and

So -- what was did Alice

What

*

Nothing. was

Didn't seem

* *

that everyone would Alice is.

* * *

sailed a long time

* * *

Charlie 100 them to ke hostile.

Edward and subtly gestures for It could be interpreted as

BELLA

over it someday. Don't

EDWARD

No. That's not what's bothering him. Those people. Their son has gone missing.

*

read their feelings on Edward's face.

*

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BELLA

Do you know something about this?

EDWARD

(nods)

Seattle. Unexplained disappearances, killings - we've been tracking it fo a while.

*

BELLA Really? You think ...

EDWARD

(nods)

Our kind generally stic who won't be missed. quickly. But whoever' isn't playing by the

in

could

come up her

He turns to her, strong,

far. We'll takes.

LIE (0. S. )

-- as Charlie a. BIERS exit ...

watching the anguished

CHARLIE to the Biers)

call if I hear anything at all.

It's RILEY, from the

12

S STATION - EVENING

12 *

Edward. There's the two men.

CHARLIE

It is just us two for dinner, right?

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I can't

BELLA

Dad --

EDWARD

I'm just dropping Bella off, sir. (to Bella)

I'll see you tomorrow.

(heads off, then stops) Oh. Bella, my parents wanted remind you about that airline ti they gave you for your last ,.

Bella eyes him with suspicion, but

CHARLIE What airline ticket?

BELLA

A round trip to Flori

CHARLIE That was ... generou

It expires might want

very thing and go.

our last chance to visit you ... graduate.

This lands

CHARLIE

't hurt you to get away for a ys. Get some time away.

BELLA

like to see Morn. Maybe I will

(to Edward)

~~~~f you'll use the companion ticket.

CHARLIE

Wait, there are two tickets?

ELLA'S FACE - illuminated by BRIGHT SUNLIGHT -~

BUNGALOW, FLORIDA - DAY

13

lla's face is turned upward to soak in the WARM SUN.

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RENEE (0. s. )

Aren't you going to miss this? ..

INCLUDE her mother, RENEE. They lie in chaise lounges pushed tightly together on the deck of this funky bung

RENEE

'" The warmth on your skin. The vitamin D soaking into

BELLA

I will.

RENEE Colleges in Florida are (off Bella's look) What? I'll never see University of Alaska.

Which is the point. Guilt washes a Renee's hand, absently plays with trying to soak up her mother as m

She takes

on her wrist, sun.

They have a

program.

If by

you mean Edward

Rene nudges

inside the house

14

BELLA'S POV - INT.

THROUGH WINDOW

14

Edward sits in offers a small with PHIL, who

:h.i:iir with a clear view of Bella. He ~IT~turns back to his conversation

is back on the couch.

15

BACK

15

a beat, then glances back at Edward.

RENEE

0~~~~he way he watches you. It's like ...

® e's ready to leap in front of you and

take a bullet or something.

BELLA

'" And that's a bad thing?

RENEE

It's an intense thing. And you,

you're different with him. If he

moves, you move - like magnets.

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BELLA

We're just, you know ...

RENEE

In love, I get it. I just want to make sure you're making the right choices for you. 'Cause you're the one who has to live with them.

Bella takes this in - her geographical location.

RENEE Alright, enough with

She reaches under chaise and pulls

RENEE Happy graduation!

She sets the box on Bella's lap.

Mom, I money -_

Bella opens the box - to realizes what it

As she unfolds it,

up --

ENEE

ey'd make a nice quilt. To there.

REVEAL tha bought at Americas

the quilt is cut from T-SHIRTS attractions from around the

RENEE

~~~emember that one? From Ensanada --

BELLA

Saul's Snake Farm and Taqueria --

RENEE

God knows what was in those tacos.

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BELLA

(re: another patch)

The three-headed lobster in Maine! Thing gave you nightmares

RENEE

But you were all, "Wow, cool!" Already the science geek at ten.

They laugh together, remembering their

BELLA This is amazing, Morn.

RENEE We'll add to it We'll take them catsup bottle. art museum ...

Renee wraps the quilt around

I didn't wan without me

me.

Bella suddenly hugs her a it will be.

time, and perhaps

I'm

you. So much.

Renee's a her back.

emotionalism, but hugs

16

EXT. FOREST

16

er ~:,jes glazed over, intently watching

d:~' The woods are all mist and shadows -

~~'+

previous bright scene.

something in a stark

Then the other Cullens, They're spread out, still as Alice, ready to spring --

JASPER

You're sure this is where you saw her?

ALICE She's almost here ...

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17 ANOTHER PART OF THE FOREST

CLOSE ON A PAIR OF FEMALE FEET in boots RUNNING in the

wet mud. But they falter, slowing to a stop PAN UP

INCLUDE none other than VICTORIA! She inhales some

smells wrong. She abruptly BOLTS in another direct'

BACK ON ALICE - she spins to Emmett

ALICE On your left!

Emmett explodes to his left, Rosalie Jasper and Carlisle go wide, looking Esme and Alice following up the rear

INTERCUT with Victoria racing not afraid. Escaping is what

A RAVINE - she doesn't break stride

Carlisle pulls up short, yells to

wait!

She'll get

No

ON THE OTHER onto the scene and leader is black,

LEAP The

A parallel ch asr to their sides that demarca

, the wolves and the Cullens keeping vine, which we realize is the line ritories. Victoria leaps back over

EMMETT now.

OF HER SHOULDER AND HAIR! Tbey roll head - Victoria uses the momentum to her advantage Emmett off and over her into a tree.

split second he's down to leap back over to and keeps running. Emmett 1S pissed --

ESME Emmett, don't! --

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-- but Emmett, seeing red, FLIES over the ravine -- the second his feet hit the other side -- PAUL-WOLF turns to face him.

There's a moment of standoff. It would be simple enou Emmett to defuse the situation by jumping back -- b not his style. Paul GROWLS with bravado. That ju Emmett smile.

* * *

ANGLE ON VICTORIA, at a safe distance now. back, surprised to see what's happening. conflict with curiosity, her mind working.

* * *

Paul and Emmet CHARGE each other. yards in the dirt. (Alternately, for

their cacophonous, sumo-esque impact).

* * *

18

EXT. FORKS HIGH SCHOOL

18

Edward pulls his Volvo

19

INT. EDWARD'S VOLVO (CONTINUOUS)

19

Bella's in the passenger s strokes her cheek, comfor

Edward

Are you

mom. Just ...

~have to be goodbye. ~

BELLA

Y you wanted me to go? d change my mind?

EDWARD

hoping for that

looks up; stiffens. Hearing something.

BELLA

What?

EDWARD

Would you stay in the car if I asked you to?

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She looks at him, concerned, then pulls open her door --

EDWARD Of course not.

20

EXT. SCHOOL PARKING LOT (CONTINUOUS) - DAY

20

Bella and Edward emerge from the Volvo to SEE off his motorcycle and stride toward them. He wea black T-shirt, grease-stained jeans. No jacket

His hard expression causes other students t berth. He looks almost dangerous. But Be

BELLA

Jake! --

Edward subtly, protectively pulls B watch from a distance, out of earshot.

Charlie

To see my

He's here

you're still human.

mind? Enjoy.

Jacob concentrates to be distressed.

:~ng, and suddenly Edward seems

down memory lane.

EDWARD

reminding me. Of what it was for you when I went away.

BELLA Jacob. Please.

breath to calm himself. Then faces Edward.

JACOB

I'm here to warn you - if your kind come on our land again

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wait, what?

BELLA

JACOB (realizingl to Edward) You didn't tell her.

EDWARD Leave it alone, Jacob.

ANGLE ON ALICE AND JASPER

-- who gracefully and swiftly climb from themselves in proximity, just in

ANGLE ON MIKE, ERICI JESSICA AND

-- who watch the goings on. Angela the others seem more intrigued by

rs a fight;

BACK ON EDWARD, JACOB AND BELLA

Tell me.

*

There was between Emmet worry about.

misunderstanding Paul. Nothing to

*

Man! lie t,

JACOB

right to know. She's the red-head wants.

BELLA

aria's back.

(spins on Edward) iI~~[~lice's vision - it wasn't about Jasper, was it? It was victoria

EDWARD

I was trying to protect you --

BELLA By lying to me?

He can't respond. and trustration.

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There are no words to express A beat ... then she turns --

BELLA Jake, wait up

Edward's hand is on her arm so fast she's barely m turns to him with controlled anger.

BELLA Edward, you have to

EDWARD

I do. It's him I don't

Bella just looks at Edward; strong, i to acquiesce. Finally, he releases' Climbs on the back of his bike.

JACOB (for Edward's Hold on tight.

Lose the taking a r

He kick-starts the bike, th back. Edward watches them go';

21

EXT. LA PUSH - EMILY'S

- DAY

climb off the bike.

21

Jacob pulls up; he

B':ltl thetfrOr;i~l~~ Pl e au, .

Bella tens smiles we

* *

RS off with Bella on the his apprehension --

*

is a good idea. ow f "vampire girl".

TS open and JARED, PAUL, EMBRY & QUIL e last of a meal down their throats.

uch to her surprise and relief, Embry

her.

EMBRY

Look who's back.

QUIL Whatup, Bella?

BELLA Quil -- you too?

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PAUL (mimicking Jacob) "I wish Bella would call

"

QUIL

(sighs)

Yeah. Me too. Glad you're here. We'll finally get a break from Jake's obsessive inner monologue

JARED

"I wish Bella wouldn't

EMBHY "Maybe I should call

JACOB You can all shut

QUIL "Maybe I should cal

"Maybe I sho something,

, say

(to Bel I'm looking for suggestions?

Any

*

Bella smiles

push each other, roughhouse.

Behind them a slend LEAH CLEARWATER, scowl. Leah se

irl wlth cropped black hair exits, ~~d be gorgeous if not for her and the scowl deepens.

JACOB

Clearwater.

BELLA

... so sorry about your father. My ~~~~~d really misses him.

LEAH

If you're here to torture Jacob some more, feel free to leave.

aken aback. Jacob shoots Leah an angry look; she's As SAM and EMILY exit, Leah abruptly moves off.

JACOB Fun, isn't she?

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Emily gives Bella a hug. Sam offers a pleasant nod hello.

EMILY

Bella. I was wondering when we'd see your face around here again.

JACOB

So?

S~ We're good. She through our line

The guys AD LIB macho the forest's edge. Sam turns to Emil

into her eyes. Their connection is d

gently kisses her, Bella politely Id

BELLA'S POV - ON LEAH

-- at the edge of the woods. Emily's kiss, then abruptly hit the ground, the become WQLF disappears into the

at Sam and

before her hands a LIGHT GREY

22

EXT. JACOB'S HOUSE -

22

Jacob and Bella climb off toward the garage as --

and start wheeling it

know --

died. Her

h, also phased. He's only One of the youngest we've keeps him home studying, but chomping at the bit. wish

s Leah who'd stay home.

BELLA such a guy.

JACOB

a chick thing. It's a love triangle thing. We all have to live the Leah-Sam-Emily pain-fest. Wolf telepathy; remember?

*

BELLA

Sam ... dumped Leah for Emily?

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Come onl Y

JACOB

It wasn't like that. himself for hurting was The One.

Sam hates

Leah, but ... Emily

BELLA

Yeah, I guess sometimes it chooses

Jacob knows she's talking about

JACOB

It's more than some crush. imprinted on Emily.

BELLA

... Do I want to know

JACOB

(bitterly) Just one more thing over. Even our dam chosen for us. Tha bloodsucking b

are

this on them.

I sure as If we weren't

wolves, we wouldn imprint. And we wouldn'e wolves if the damn vampir,\,&',d stay away. But they

keep ""i5"""j:;~k.

g ~q

do, you change.

JACOB

se everything. Our lives, our eSr our free will -- You know imprinted on someone. Claire. s two years old.

BELLA

Um ... that's just creepy.

JACOB

You don't get it. There's nothing romantic about it. It's ... a spiritual thing. All the same, Quil won't even date anyone for two decades. until Claire catches up to him.

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BELLA

(beat)

still a little creepy.

JACOB (laughs)

still not getting it.

He continues on in to the garage. She follows --

23

INT. JACOB'S GARAGE (CONTINUOUS) - DAY

23

Jacob and Bella enter. Jacob rolls the She notes her old motorcycle in the

JACOB It's like, when you

As he finds his

everything it's not grav' planet anymo (very Nothing el anything -

He's looking into Bella's

afraid to ask, but ...

know the feeling.

BELLA

imprinted on someone?

He weighs wishes was Finally,

question - the truth versus what he h. She waits, emotions conflicting. way, regret in his voice --

JACOB

~~~~ou'd know it if I had. I just have a direct line to Sam and Quil's thoughts.

confused at her relief. He picks up a something on his bike as --

BELLA

So for now, you're still you.

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JACOB (anger abruptly Graduation?

BELLA

JACOB

And you're still you.

Yeah.

(hesitates; then) Until after graduation

BELLA Jake, I told you it happen --

JACOB

Not in a month. Not you've even lived! B

-- He abruptly THROWS his wrench SMASH into the wall --

HEAR it

-- For a se, thought - you so dee

-- He didn't

this; I did --

re gonna be - that. even alive - it makes me were really dead

BELLA eling)

not just say that.

it back. She heads for the door.

BELLA

right, this was a bad idea.

JACOB

Bella, I don't want -- please.

, turns back to him. He tries to calm himself.

JACOB

I'll -- I'm gonna try not to think about -- I -- man.

(MORE)

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JACOB (CONT'D) (takes another breath) I'm sorry, I shouldn't have said that.

It takes a long beat for her to recover from the hurtf comment. Finally, she nods. She moves to her dusty motorcycle, brushes off the seat.

BELLA

We should stick to safer Like ... motorcycles.

JACOB

Only thing safe about you on motorcycle is when you

She smiles, as does he. The tension they dust off the bikes, shifting

24

INT. BELLA'S BEDROOM - NIGHT

24

CLOSE ON BELLA'S DREAMCATCHER as frame, turns it. INCLUDE THE the room, touching her stuff setting them down just a l'

he moves around ings up, curious, It's creepy.

Finally, his hand falls As he brings it to his no, Pale white, chiseled featur

draped over a chair. HIS FACE -- IT'S RILEY! BLOOD RED. A vampire.

He inhales Bella's scent exits her room. We FO

into his jacket and STAIRS and into

25

INT. BELLA'S HOUSE

OOM (CONTINUOUS) - NIGHT

25

Riley soundlessly couch. He's in resting on his himself (it's h

o find Charlie asleep on the

case file spread out, some of it iley leans over him, SEES a PHOTO of ile), and a newspaper article

RISE IN SEATTLE

in the news and his own file, the danger just inches away ...

sual1y at Charlie's holster. Silently, *

othly, removes his gun. STARES right down the *

There's a bullet. *

at Charlie's head. Smiles. This could *

he pull the trigger without it going *

the hammer goes back -- *

Riley notices the picture on Charlie's chest ... his *

ng, human self. Reaches out to it.

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26 INT. BELLA'S HOUSE - LIVING ROOM - NIGHT

Bella comes in the front door. The living room is quiet. Eerily so. Suddenly--

CHARLIE (O.S.) Edward could at least respect

Bella turns, startled. Charlie doorway, indicating his watch.

BELLA Actually, I was with Jake.

CHARLIE (pleased) Good. That's good.

There's a KNOCK on the door. back into the kitchen with a

is, heads smile.

I'll just

Bella girds herself.

to find Edward.

Do you

a how worried I've been?

safe --

'_'~v~;n.<,D

the treaty to make

Abruptly he

His face alarmed.

BELLA

smell like dog --

EDWARD

wrong.

~~~~~he living room. DARTS throughout the first it. Charlie doesn't see ... he's

the photo of Riley, whose FACE has been

BELLA What? What is it?

EDWARD

stay here.

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EDWARD (grim) Someone was here.

28

And he bolts upstairs. She hurries after him --

27 INT. BELLA'S ROOM (CONTINUOUS) - NIGHT

-- Bella enters to find Edward holding

BELLA Edward. What's wrong?

28

INT. CULLEN HOUSE - LIVING ROOM

Edward paces, frustrated. to track their fast-paced Rosalie, and Esme.

* *

EDWARD No, Alice -- It was didn't recognize hi (beat) That's not h

I

*

Could you out loud?

like -- speak

Sorry.

OSALIE

r-by wouldn't have left ather alive.

e thought. Esme wraps an arm around r bursts open. Jasper enters.

JASPER

s scent disappeared about five miles Bella's house.

EDWARD

Someone orchestrated this --

CARLISLE Victoria --

EDWARD

-- No, it has to be the Volturi --

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 28.

BELLA

Checking to see if I've been changed?

ALICE

-- I don't think it was the Volturi either. I've been watching Aro's decisions.

EMMETT

We gotta find this fool answers out of him.

CARLISLE We also need to take house --

ROSALIE -- Another protection

ESME

-- Rosalie

-- She's and Dad, an· for Victor' Your eyes time you went too busy protec

watch over me for he intruder, and ~~~1fourselves fed.

k - when's the last ing? You're already

me --

let you fend for

let you starve.

She stops ... a a tiny glimm

idea occurring. She looks at him, ism flashing on her face.

EDWARD (wary)

What?

29

FRONT YARD - DAY

29

at the curb, frozen in place, waiting, eyes watching the front door. Finally, it opens.

Behind her, Jacob.

meets them halfway. Edward is cool, calculating; otheaded, fractious.

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JACOB

Whoever it was, he left his stink behind. It'll be hard to miss when we cross it again.

JACOB (to Edward)

We'll handle it from here.

*

EDWARD

We don't need you to anything. Or anyone.

Jacob steps toward Edward who doesn't

JACOB

I couldn't care less

Bella moves between them.

BELLA

(forced enthu Great, so we'll

-- B.ey, a right?

Like

Jacob,

some day you and I words.

* * * *

Bella tries to

it's like pushing boulders.

BELLA

Jacob

just looks at him.

BELLA

Just stop it. I'm tired of ~~]the middle of a territorial between mythical creatures. on I'm Switzerland, okay?

being in dispute From now

* * * *

s to speak --

BELLA

I don't expect you guys to football around together. we have a lot of problems.

(MORE)

chuck a Fine. But

* *

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) BELLA (CONT'D)

And this is one temporary solution. (then)

Are you willing to at least try?

ruI~lm.ake this truce work.

A long, tense beat. Finally, Edward nods. Then

BELLA

Alright, so you need to coordinate. You know, schedules and stuff.

Neither says anything. Bella sighs.

BELLA Would the pack prefer

JACOB (beat) Nights.

BELLA (to Edward) will days work for (off Edw Good. See?

Agonizing. Off Bella, d

30

BELLA'S POV - EXT. BELLA'S

- NIGHT

30

FROM ABOVE, looking down the yard. stillness. trees. THEN TWO GLE WOLF skulking at th

at ark, silent forest beyond

ddenly, we SEE a movement in the YES peer out, belonging to ... a the treeline. It looks up at

31

INT.

~~BELLA (CONTINUOUS) - NIGHT

dow, looking down at her protector. danger that surrounds her --

31

-- she stands i Then, in contra

ANGELA (O.S.)

sent me and Eric our dorm nments yesterday ...

room where Angela lies on the floor, a graduation announcements in the "done" blithely unaware of Bella's situation.

ANGELA

I'm in the furthest dorm from campus. Eric's in the closest, of course. Has Alaska assigned you guys dorms yet?

looks at her, missing her already. She lies next to a, takes up a card to address.

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Not yet.

BELLA

ANGELA

Where is Edward tonight anyway?

BELLA

Out looking for trouble.

Angela hears the worry in Bella's voice.

ANGELA Is something wrong?

BELLA

No, why?

ANGELA One, Edward's always you keep looking out you're hoping he'll mariachi band.

Angela, secretly gang, and .. · other gang, each other, anybody?

was like, D~I~~·is ... violent ther was in this wanted to kill couldn't tell

Bella's slightly odd

kind of sits there.

*

have to talk

BELLA othing to ... eat}

nr there is but ...

it? Bella debates, then sits up, her words carefully.

BELLA

Okay. You remember Jacob Black?

ANGELA

Ah. Edward's jealous.

BELLA (surprised)

You say that like it's so obvious.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

ANGELA

(apologetic) Oh. It's not?

BELLA

BELLA

Edward just thinks Jacob's dangerous or something ... a bad influence on m

Angela smiles. Shakes her head.

What?

ANGELA

I've seen the way Jacob Edward's seen it, too, human. He's going to other guy.

Bella manages to curb her

It's ...

Say the woz

I've told Jacob I feel. He

it. He'd ... rather be best n nothing.

are Dee-nigh-ul.

an idiot.

ANGELA

BELLA

, I don't want this. Every move I

~~l~ke hurts someone.

ANGELA

They're big boys. They make their own choices.

(then)

Don't worry, it'll work itself out. It's not life or death or anything.

glancing back at her window, at her reality ...

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

I hate being

BELLA

32 EXT. BELLA'S HOUSE - ON THE WOLF - SAME

~- off the wolf's EYES, eerily refracting the light ...

33 EXT. ROAD - DAY

Edward's silver Volvo pulls over to the side of th Bella and Edward emerge from the car. They SEE - DOWN THE ROAD, a shirtless Jacob leaning against h Volkswagen. Waiting. The two guys exchange a

EDWARD Doesn't he own a shirt?

Bella looks at Edward a beat, realizi

Angela is

EDWARD What does Angela

?

You should here.

'm good

*

Which doesn't make him

He pulls her closer.

Then he surprises he DOWN THE ROAD Jacob Bella a little dizz

a particularly passionate kiss. Edward pulls away, leaving

rush juot a little.

* *

He smiles.

a reassuring look, then walks off.

s Bella reaches him, he smiles broadly

,JACOB beautiful.

into a big HUG. She HEARS Edward's car PEEL

J iously pissed. As she watches the Volvo Jacob opens the car door. She takes her seat as

JACOB

Whaddaya wanna do today? Bike, hike, hang? It's your call - but tonight we're going to a very chill party.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

BELLA You sure this is party crasher.

in

* * * * *

Off her curious look and the THUNK of her car

34 EXT. LA PUSH BEHIND JACOB'S HOUSE - BONFIRE - NIGHT

A group is gathered around the fire, eating hot dogs, laughing. Billy sits at the natural head of the ci QUIL, Quil's ancient grandfather sits on one side CLEARWATER on the other. The three Council leader

The whole pack is there; Paul, Quil, Embry, with Emily at his side. Leah sullenly sta' Meanwhile,a young Quileute girl about Quil definitely giving him the eye. He SIGHS, another life he might be able to fulfill Casanova.

ACROSS THE SAND - Jacob leads Bella

fire.

JA Technically, . crasher. B· I mean, th you to hea

il Meeting

I thought - good for

Wait, pack?

BELL (stops)

t. istory histories? they ... secret?

Of the

role to play. And you're a It's the first time Quil, eah are hearing them, too.

e the first outsider. Ever.

BELLA

should have dressed better.

SETH (0. s. )

rupted by a gangly-limbed boy, SETH, 15, who a puppy. He clearly idolizes Jacob.

SETH

'Bout time you got here. Paul's been hoovering the grub. But I saved you some burgers.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

JACOB

Good looking out, Bro. Bella, this lS Seth Clearwater, Leah's brother. Newest member of the pack.

SETH

Newest, bestest, brightest

JACOB

Slowest --

Be grabs Seth in a headlock, the two tumbl Seth laughs, absolutely loving this guy. from the circle. It's Sam. Seth jumps up

SETH Come on. Your dad's

As Seth drags Jacob and

BILLY (0 The Quileutes have from the begi

11 tribe

35

EXT. LA PUSH BEHIND JACOB'

35

ON THE FIRE, burning low

magic in

our

INCLUDE THE CIRCLE, attention wholly on

veryone's faces, their s voice commanding.

eat spirit warriors, shape-

ho could transform into the wolf. This enabled us to scare enemies and protect our tribe.

s the story, its images alive in her at her, gauging her reaction as --

BILLY

One day our warriors came across a creature ...

36

CLEARING - DAY (1750'S)

36

in human form) emerge from the horrified to find a MALE VAMPIRE (wearing the clothing mid-1700's Spaniard) bent over two lifeless TRIBE GIRLS. yes are blood-red, feral. A terrifying image.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 36.

BILL Y (V. O. )

It looked like a man, but it was hard like stone and cold as ice ...

37

The two warriors PHASE INTO WOLVES and charge

He grabs one of them, strangling it. The second w his teeth into the Vampire's neck and tears off it But the strangled wolf falls dead to the ground.

BILLY (V. O. ) Our warriors' sharp teeth it apart ... but only fire completely destroy it.

37

EXT. LA PUSH BEHIND JACOB'S HOUSE - B

BACK ON BELLA - the horrible Jacob watches her, gratified

BILLY They lived in fear was not alone.

Man

38

EXT. QUILEUTE VILLAGE

38

A BEAUTIFUL VAMPIRESS in moves through the Quileute teepees. A TRAIL OF DEAD BOD

red 1700's Spanish gown, ge of long houses and

s tribes-people screaming.

She Our

&1\1,1i';);,~ BILLY (V. O. )

tOQW"'l1''''; vengeance on the village.

"" r c ,Taha Aki, was the only

rior left to save the tribe, n was killed.

TAHAAKI,60's His THIRD WIFE, 'l'aha Aki LUNGE at

ed, stands over his dead SON, 20. eeps inconsolably next to his body. he vampiress and takes a running ORMING into a great wolf. They CLASH!

with horror as the Vampiress quickly

BILL Y ( V . O. )

Taha Aki's Third wife could see he

~ would lose ...

RI11WIFE pulls out a knife and RUNS toward the ~who barely acknowledges the impending attack

PUSH - BEHIND JACOB'S HOUSE - NIGHT

39

BILLY, who looks at Bella as he says

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

BILLY

The Third Wife was no magical being, with no special powers but one: courage ...

ON BELLA'S FACE as we go INSIDE her thoughts --

40

EXT. QUILEUTE VILLAGE - DAY (BELLA'S IMAGINATION)

40

-- MATCHCUT BELLA'S FACE - now transformed Wife! Bella charges the Vampiress, dagger but as she nears, shockingly, she plunges own heart! BLOOD flowers on Bella's chest.

catches the scent and spins toward her,

BILLY (v.O.) The Third Wife's sacrif the Cold Woman long e ' to destroy her. She

As the Taha Aki-wolf leaps onto th apart, Bella lay dying, her expre~

r tearing her

Over time, But one

41

EXT. LA PUSH - BEHIND JA

- NIGHT

41

BACK ON BELLA - emotions from the wolves point of

> 'ng as she sees all this illy continues --

,J~ns only when they come we sense it now, feel the r blood. Something

and we must be

Off Bella ...

REPORTER (O.S.)

is in a state of terror ...

42

DAY

42

SCREEN tuned to CNN - A FEMALE

a stand-up in front of Pike place.

REPORTER

... Police are baffled by the escalating murders and disappearances.

Carlisle and Jasper who watch with concern. Emmett aped over the couch. Bella and Edward enter as

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 38.

REPORTER

Theories range from a vicious new gang to a wildly active serial killer ...

EMMETT

(grinning, to Bella)

Look who survived the dog park. something for those flea bites?

BELLA I'm good, thanks.

EDWARD

(re: the newscast) Seattle?

CARLISLE It's getting worse. have to do something.

EDWARD Alice still about

So we trac bloodthirs bored as hell.

go now. I'm

Edward

reading his mind a beat --

EDWARD

think of that. But ... yes, sense.

BELLA

* *

CARLISLE

4:~ 11:1%

spe~,speaks, Bella is surprised when he continues

>Rfe one or two sentences he usually utters. His Southern lilt becomes more obvious.

Tell us, Jasper.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

EDWARD

In their first months

EDWARD

JASPER

It takes more than one of our kind to cause the damage they're reporting. Quite a few more. They're undisciplined, conspicuous

Newborns.

BELLA Like ... new vampires?

JASPER That's when we're at 0: uncontrollable, insan

EMMETT (another grin Something to look f

Bella blanches.

No one has this isn't

newborns, but

CARLIS izing) creating an army.

Jasper nods.

enthusiastic.

gotta go.

BELLA

army? Of vampires?

CARLISLE

e haven't been any newborn armies century that I know of.

JASPER

There is now. And they've been created to fight someone.

EDWARD

We're the only clan even close to Seattle.

43

EDWARD'S VISION

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 40.

CARLISLE

Regardless, if we don't put a stop to it, the Volturi will. I'm surprised they've let it go on this long.

EDWARD (idea occurring)

Maybe they're purposely ignoring Or even ... behind it.

(off their looks) When we were in Italy ... Aro's mind ...

43 *

TRACKING TOWARD EDWARD'S FACE - as we environs drop out, blackness surrou -- as he turns, we go OVER his shoul

him

He didn't there ...

Our

one of the Volturi Caius.

A FLASH of EDWARD "thrones" formerly

44

RESUME EDWARD

* *

(V. O. )

we'd never choose him as ily is alive ...

44

that for him.

BELLA

wait two weeks for graduation; to change me now --

JASPER

You'd be a liability as a newborn. Unable to control your instincts. An easy target.

* *

an empathetic hand on Bella's shoulder.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 41.

EMMETT But ... we are gonna ass, right?

45

CARLISLE

There's also your father to consider. And your mother. How terrible would it be for them if you suddenly disappeared?

Bella can't argue, considers. Emmett looks

45

INT. ABANDONED CANNERY, SEATTLE HARBOUR

SMASH! A NEWBORN VAMPIRE careens int bricks. He falls to the ground at th spins on A SECOND NEWBORN --

RILEY Next one who starts arms ripped off! (to Newborn # .

Now get your 0 da

-- as Riley steps over A

barely alive. Newborn # #1

dives on the man, taking

INCLUDE another DOZEN NEWBORN both genders, all

ethnicities and backgrounds, who feed, lounge, fight. What they have in common is rocity, strength and thirst.

Riley goes to a just awakening. jumps up, backs thirsty. Her h

lr BREE, 15, who lies in a corner, quats to check on her, she suddenly e wall, disoriented and profoundly o her neck where she was bitten.

you do to me!?

WO NEWBORN VAMPIRES start pushing each ght reigniting, irritating Riley.

BREE

so ...

RILEY

Yeah, I know. We'll find you someone to drink. The thirst will calm down after a while. I've got a year under my belt and I'm okay --

then Newborn #1 RIPS Newborn #2's head completely off. SCREAMS. Riley shakes his head, exasperated.

TSE - BLUE DRAF'l' (7/14/09) 42.

. . . Do you

Not ever.

He leaves Bree in confusion as he walks away.

46 INT. BELLA'S HOUSE - KITCHEN - NIGHT

ON RILEY'S FACE - xeroxed onto a FLIER seen me?" INCLUDE Charlie who sits at it. Bella enters, dropping her backpack, coat.

BELLA

Hi Dad. You already

CHARLIE

Huh? Um ... no ... not yet.

She looks over his shoulder and sees

CHARLIE Riley Biers. His par Seattle with these. they've tried .

I wouldn't

Bella swallows her guilt - that ... and may still. Then around her waist, pulling her releases her, rising

as about to put him through expectedly wraps an arm else. After a beat, he

his emotionality.

cheese?

ELLA (V .0. )

figure out what to tell

*

47

INT. BELLA'

47

Bella's to

her bed in the dark. Edward lies next QUILT between them.

BELLA

How to explain why I won't be home for Christmases. Why I won't visit. Why they'll never see me again.

EDWARD

After a few decades, everyone you know will be dead. Problem solved.

at his brutal honesty. Then faces him.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 43.

EDWARD I've told you.

oul, , just ., it's ver do.

BELLA

Why are you so against me becoming like you?

BELLA There's more to it.

EDWARD

(beat, quietly) The choice you're making. consequences of it - the los isolation. I've lived suffer that ...

(shakes his head And I know you believ but I don't. And to so I'll never have to the most selfish th'

Then

She rests her head on hi

B

I thought maybe were afraid I'll

be too different -

(0 his look)

I won' know warm anymore.

Won't same .

He lifts her

my Bella.

-- and kiss passionate pulls aw

kisses him back. It grows more cks her arms around his neck. Edward them reining in their desire.

EDWARD

just less fragile.

*

quilt around her. As they nestle in, CAMERA ... until we're OUTSIDE LOOKING IN THE WINDOW ...

48

'S HOUSE (CONTINUOUS) - NIGHT

48

PULLING BACK - INCLUDE the edge of the treeline

we FIND Emmett and Alice standing several paces apart. still, keeping watch, listening.

BELLA

They keep saying "Everything but it's complete bull. Al' going ahead with that s graduation party - whic you to, by the way.

(off Jacob's sco Yeah, I figured. The is a mess, and I can' I was one of them a

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 44.

They hear a sound, both SPINNING at once - to FIND THEM - TWO WOLVES. Here to take over sentry duty. Emmett and Alice back away, the wolves eying their move. A truce, but a tense one ...

49 EXT. LA PUSH - BEACH - DAY

Bella and Jacob walk along the sand. Jacob seems distracted, like he wants to say something Bella's too busy worrying to notice.

JA (that's I want to s

wanted to do this moother. But I'm out yo need to hear the stand all your options.

already know what I'm ay but ...

BELLA does)

JACOB

I'm in love with you, Bella. And I ~~M?~ant you to pick me instead of him.

momentarily speechless. Finally

BELLA

Jake, I ... thought you understood. I don't feel that way about you.

JACOB I don't buy it.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 45.

BELLA

What don't you buy? It's how I feel.

Jl\.COB

Do you want me to go away? Never see me again'?

BELLA Of course not.

JACOB

See? You feel something you just won't admit it.

(deciding)

And I'm not giving up. fight for you. Yeah. heart stops beating.

BELLA Then you won't have

JACOB

This strikes a nerve

angry.

It's what

Jacob takes her by

emotionally charged --

B

to change for me. anyone. I can give n him. He probably can't you without hurting you. ling her closer)

? Flesh and blood and warmth

BELLA

'aneously, he kisses her. Bella pushes ngrily, but he pulls her tighter to him.

_11a goes limp, drops her arms, opens her eyes, him to stop. lIe does; lets go. She turns away. gauging her reaction. Did she feel what he felt?

spins back toward him and PUNCHES him in the There's a horrible CRUNCH on impact. Jacob doesn't flinch. But Della grabs her hand in pain -_

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 46.

BELLA OW! Owowowowowow!

* * *

50 EXT. BELLA'S HOUSE - DAY

Bella, pissed, climbs from Jacob's car holding her hand, as EdwdL~'8 Volvo SCREECHES Lu d ~Lup. He y moves directly for Jacob. Bella gets in his path

BELLA

Not here, Edward. Please.

-- He goes around Bella, getting directly

EDWARD

If you ever touch her a again --

.JACOB She's not sure k~at

Oh, she can s (a bit I guarantee

Fine. herselt,

speak for

* *

go --

Rut Jacoh faces-off sces the hostilit

1 Edwu-d. :~D. them. ~.

CHARLIE

@ ting between them)

take it down a Simmer down.

Rehinri them rh~rlip pxitR, Heads for them --

him, but they back off.

CHARLIE

the hell is going on?

*

JACOB

I kind of ... kissed Bella.

* *

CHARLIE

* *

Oh.

n't help but be a little pleased. But the next bits at *

.mat i.on change his atti t.ude , *

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

JACOB

Against her will. So she hit me. And broke her hand. Accidentally.

Charlie's expression turns into a glare that

Jacob shrinks under. *

51

INT. CULLEN HOUSE - KITCHEN - EVENING

Edward looks on with concern as Carlisle finis Bella's hand in a splint. Rosalie, at the b.g., peruses several newspapers, looking

CARLISLE It's just a small all set, Bella.

Emmett and Jasper breeze in, see

EMMETT Trying to walk and same time again,

Punched a

(impres Bad ass. You'r little newborn.

na be one tough

you on --

Rosalie SLAPS dow throwing a fier~~r~~

abruptly walks out, Bella is thrown.

EMMETT

ry about it.

EDWARD

find any leads?

JASPER

~~~~o sign of the intruder. But Victoria continues to make appearances.

CARLISLE

She's toying with us. Keeping us distracted.

EMMETT From Seattle?

51

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* * *

* *

* * * *

* *

* *

* *

* *

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* * *

* *

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 48.

CARLISLE

Or the intruder. Or something else.

EDWARD

Alice can keep tracking her decisions we have to track her on the ground.

Tired of being ignored, Bella heads out to the dec

52

JASPER We've already covered the en.

southern peninsula down to Q

EDWARD We'll search

EXT. CULLEN HOUSE - DECK - EVENING

The sun sets over the river exits. Rosalie knows who's

Bella looking.

Now Bella's

the

(contemptuou

You don' ave a clue.

pissed.

ELLA

trying here. I've been you. But I can't figure did to make you hate me --

ROSALIE

(faces her, surprised) you? I don't hate you. icularly like you but ...

li#.il'mjer;n vy you.

I don't Bella, I

BELLA That's ... ridiculous.

ROSALIE You have a choice. us did. But you do. choosing wrongly. I miserable your human

I didn't. None of And you're

don't care how life is --

*

*

* * *

* *

52 *

* *

* * *

* *

*

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 49.

BELLA

It was a long time ago, forgetting the bad

ROSALIE

BELLA

My life isn't miserable. It's not perfect but no one's lS.

Mine was.

ROSALIE I remember. And it the end ...

She turns toward the river again. Be Rosalie's side, but at a careful dis~

ROSALIE

I had ... almost had .. even though it was Depression. I -- everyone

PUSH IN ON ROSALIE as --

There's only· didn't have ...

I wanted that I

SMASH TO:

CLOSE ON A BABY'S

Curly

cherubic. He's being held by --

53

EXT. ROCHESTER,

- PARK - DAY (1933)

53

-- HUMAN ROS SEE her 10 VERA, 18.

stunning, but naive, vain. We the boy back to his mother,

*

ROSALIE (V. O. )

wanted a child badly. A home of my IIIm~wn, a husband to kiss me when he came home from work. And I thought I was going to have all of that ...

* *

54

STER NEW YORK - STREETS(PARK) - DAY (1933)

54 *

arm of the handsome, well-dressed ROYCE her admiringly. Royce enjoys the

tion she brings him. But it's clear from their looks Royce himself is not well-liked.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 50.

ROSALIE (V .0.)

Royce was the most eligible bachelor in town. I barely knew him - we were never alone. But I was in love with the idea of love.

Rosalie doesn't see Royce eyeing a PRETTY WOMAN ac street. The Pretty Woman, appalled, hurries along the leer off his face. Rosalie blithely sees only perfect man.

*

ROSALIE (V. O. ) I was young ...

55

EXT. ROCHESTER NEW YORK - STREETS

55

Rosalie heads down the empty lamp-l '

her coat close in the chill night

ROSALIE On the last night 0 friend's house late from home ...

She slows as she sees a G streetlight. They laugh Rosalie veers away to av

Rose! We've

ROYCE

(t his FRIEND)

e lovely, John? Told you she ooker.

JOHN ( leering)

to say with all those clothes on.

looks to Royce but he just snickers.

ROYCE

Show him what you look like, Rose. Take off a few layers.

ROSALIE

I'll see you tomorrow. Sober.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

She starts off, but Royce abruptly YANKS her hat off - she CRIES OUT in pain as the hat pins wrench her hair out. Royce grins, the sadist in him unmasked now. The men 1

ROYCE You'll do as I say.

Then he grabs her coat. She fights him, scratchin face, but he violently RIPS the coat off her

ECU ON THE BRASS BUTTONS - they POP OFF FOLLOW the buttons as they scatter onto

ROSALIE (V. O. ) I didn't see who he was night. Who they all we

56

EXT. CULLEN HOUSE - THE DECK -

56

Bella reels at the horror of fills her as a stoic Rosalie

Empathy

They left was dead. Carlisle f blood. He

, thinking I wanted to be. ~~mre~led all the

he was helping me.

I'm .•. so

t happened to you.

But Rosalie

venge on them ... one at a time. o-slight smile)

yee for last ... so he'd know ing.

57

FLASH TO -

- NIGHT (1933)

57

the doorway to a room. They look up as appears at the other end of the hall. As ~~jfize it's Rosalie, in her wedding dress -_

58

(CONTINUOUS) - NIGHT (1933)

58

rrified as he HEARS the sound of the two guards' ling heavily to the ground. He backs into a

he door SPLINTERS open and Rosalie enters. Off horror as she closes in on him --

A flash of amusement. But it quickly disappears.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

59 BACK ON ROSALIE PRESENT

ROSALIE

I was a little ... theatrical back then.

ROSALIE

Things got better after I found Ernme But we'll always be ... this. never moving forward. That' most ... the possibilities.

a front porch somewhere, Emm haired by my side, surrounde grandchildren, their la

Rosalie is silent a beat. but holding her ground ...

BELLA

I understand that's but. .. there'll

Wrong agai changed, t more, one th~

rr.lli1r·ve been

ne thing you'll want u'll kill for: blood.

Seeing her point has landed, Ros ie walks off. Bella,

shaken, turns back to the house --

SEE EDWARD standing

out at her ...

60

INT. FORKS

JESSICA (O.S.)(PRE-LAP) five, they asked us what ant _. to be when we grew up ...

I

~- GYM - GRADUATION CEREMONY - DAY

60

AND GOWNS, families and

on hand in case the clouds open up.

JESSICA (O.S.) ~~~~~~ur answers were things like astronaut, president ...

podium, class valedictorian.

JESSICA

Or in my case, princess. (chuckles from the crowd) (MORE)

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 53.

JESSICA (CONT'D) When we were ten, they asked again and we answered - rock star, cowboy, or in my case, gold medalist. But now that we've grown up, they want a serious answer. Well, how 'bout this: who the hell knows?!

LOUD HOOTS AND HOLLERS from the audience, in BELLA. Jessica's words are sinking in.

JESSICA

This isn't the time to make fast decisions, it's the tim mistakes. Take the wrong stuck somewhere chill. lot. Major in philosop no way to make a car ee; Change your mind. Th because nothing is

again,

off Bella, knowing there will be she makes her decision. The spee

once

61

INT. HIGH SCHOOL GYM

- DAY

61

ON THE STAGE - Bella wal shakes his hand while rec AUDIENCE Charlie CLAPS lou

~1~rBH'E5'\OL PRINCIPAL and er diploma. OUT IN THE earning with pride.

*

can.

(v.a.)

as many mistakes as you

, someday, when they ask ant to be ... we won't We'll know.

62

EXT. SCHOOL -

CEREMONY - DAY

62

Charlie and of her gown party's" w' if possibl emotiona .

way, Bella awkwardly shouldering out oard. Ad-libbed "see you at the students including the usual suspects wraps an arm around Bella's shoulder,

CHARLIE

B~E!1~"m so proud of you, Bells. I can't wait to see what you do next. You're my biggest accomplishment.

BELLA

.,. Dad, that's not true.

CHARLIE

Yeah, it is. And it's ... (amazing)

Well. You'll see, when you have kids.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 54.

Off Bella ...

RILEY (O.S.) (PRE-LAP) What did I say about a low profile!

63

EXT. SEATTLE - ISOLATED STREET - NIGHT

63

Riley, exasperated, stands next to a late lies UPSIDE DOWN in the dark street. Sma engine, a FIRE ignites. Inside the c

RILEY You call this low?

A MALE NEWBORN ignores him, as he from the car and begins to feed 0 NEWBORNS feed on prizes of their BIKE MESSENGER. Riley

creaming Woman arby, two other OSTITUTE and a

CAMERA CRANES UP AND BACK

AN OVERPASS IN THE DISTANCE

where we down at the

utterly motionless, looking

PUSH IN misleadingly an DEMETRI and che Jane is calling

VOLTURI: JANE with her

The hulking FELIX, elegant

All wear dark coats with hoods.

ALEC

(with distaste, to Jane) indiscreet.

FELIX

~i~~heY've already drawn too much attention.

DEMETRI

So has our "inaction." Others may begin to question the Volturi's ... effectiveness.

JANE

Let them.

TSE ~ BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 55.

FELIX

Maybe we should consult Aro.

Jane shoots Felix a look ~ SEARING PAIN shoots QQQy. The massive Felix drops to the ground silently. Jane is one scary little girl.

JANE

Aro's decisions are being watched. must decide.

Alec carefully, gently touches her shoulde

ALEC Then decide, sister.

She releases Felix. Demetri helps Alec, utterly uncaring of the agony

used Felix.

JANE

Yes, it is.

(looks at Either we let created for, Decisions,

were

BACK ON RILEY ~ He sense

Looks up.

64

INT. CULLEN'S HOUSE

- NIGHT

64

It's has transformed

ers. Dancing, celebrating. Alice into a magical nightclub.

ANGLE ON THE FR overwhelmed by throngs, sea

as Bella enters, immediately She weaves her way through the Edward. She finally spots him ~-

THE KITCHEN DOOR

but Jessica and Angela swoop in.

ANGELA You're finally here!

JESSICA

What'd you think of my speech? Too easy-breezy, self-helpful?

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 56.

ANGELA

I love this songl Come on --

s laugh. Their the atmosphere dea of hell, but

BELLA (genuine)

Actually, you pretty much nailed it.

JESSICA

Like I was born to lead, right?

She pulls them to the dance floor

MIKE

Time to dance, Bella. get my robot on.

ERIC You wish your robot

Mike and Eric start a robot battle. celebratory mood is in striking c in the kitchen. A dance tloor is she forces a smile, shuffles

BELLA'S POV - ON THE FRON

Jacob enters, calm, confl looking tense, eyes darting maneuvers off the dance floor

Quil and Embry flank him, nd the room. Bella

into Jacob's path.

here?

"i)~me, remember?

BELLA

ght hook too subtle? 'Cause me uninviting you.

JACOB (genuinely remorseful)

aT I'm sorry about, you know, the 'ss and your hand and ... I'd blame it ~~~@·hn the whole inner animal thing but ... it was just me. Being an ass.

Really, I'm sorry.

*

sincere. She softens, nods.

*

JACOD

I brought you a graduation present. Mndo it. mY;;0.1f_

* * *

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

He takes her hand and clasps to her wrist a CHARM BRACELET.

INSERT - The charm: an intricately hand-carved miniature WOLF. Bella looks at it, moved --

BELLA

It's ... beautiful. You made this? (off his nod)

Wow, I ... thank you.

* * * *

Jacob's pleased. But then Bella's eye is - standing by THE STAIRCASE, frozen. She' Alarm clouds Bella's face. Jacob sees it

*

BELLA I'll be right back.

JACOB Why? What's going

BELLA Nothing. Just wait

Jacob shares a suspicious pushes through the crowd.

and Quil as Bella

* *

ANGLE ON THE STAIRCASE - comes out of her vision,

aches Alice just as she alarmed.

Alice,

What did you see?

Jacob appears.

going on. Tell me.

ALICE

to talk to Jasper.

blocking her.

JACOB

you talk to me?

JASPER

I suggest you remove - your - arm. Before I do.

so, slowly, carefully.

JACOB Just looking for info

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 58.

ALICE

The decision's been made.

BELLA

You're not going to Seattler are you

ALICE

No ... They're coming here.

Off Alice we SMASH TO --

65

ALICE'S VISION: SEATTLE - ABANDONED C "

65

Riley passes Bella's red blouse amo L they inhaler picking up her scent --

As

66

EXT. CULLEN HOUSE -

66

The party continues inside. tense. Bella, Alice, Edward Jacob tries to follow. Qu'

he discussion is Carlisle debate as e nearbYr on guard.

How long?

They'll be

days.

a blood bath.

of us to protect

JACOB

going to attack Forks?

EDWARD

(ignoring him, to Alice) behind it?

ALICE

I didn't see anyone familiar - maybe one --

EDWARD (reading her mind)

Yes, I've seen his face - he's local. Riley Biers --

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7! 14/09) 59.

He catches Bella's eye as she recognizes the name,

EDWARD

-- But he didn't start this.

ALICE Whoever did is staying

CARLISLE So someone's playing in your vision.

EDWARD Only the Volturi could gift works. Aro would when he read Alice's

JASPER Either way, the army odds aren't good.

Alright,

He's about to explode. Edward shakes his head n

ward share a look. ~mnm~~re decides differently

Our kind.

ALICE

passing Bella's scent red blouse

BELLA

what he was doing at my house --

* *

JACOB

Okay, what the hell does this mean?

CARLISLE (anguished)

It means an ugly fight. with lives lost.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

The weight of it lands on all of them. Beat. Jacob shares a sober look with Embry and Quil. An imperceptible nod.

JACOB

We're in.

BELLA

What? No, you'll get yourself kille

JACOB Please, it's what we

EDWARD

Forget it.

JACOB Wasn't asking permiss'

CARLISLE

-- Alright.

The guys back off.

*

If that's

fighting to live

Edward looks

s still weighing it.

JASPER

ive us the numbers. And the orns won't know werewolves even That'll give us an edge.

BELLA

don't. They'll get hurt.

They all look to Carlisle. Finally, he nods.

CARLISLE We'll have to coordinate

happy, but resigns himself. Bella is panicked.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 61.

CARLISLE

Fighting newborns requires knowledge that Jasper has. We were already planning a strategic meeting. You're welcome to join us.

67

JACOB

Name the time and place.

67

INT. CULLEN HOUSE - PARTY - A MINUTE LATER

Jacob, Quil and Embry head for the door.

BELLA Jake, wait - you don't you're getting into

JACOB -- It's what we do. Look at us, working one who wanted us t

-- and Jacob strides out le the MUSIC grows louder, PU

revellers. As s worried face --

68

EXT. CLEARING IN WOODS -

68

The eerie silence contrasts a large field surrounded by it's overcast, grey. Suddenly,

scene's noise. It's forest. The mist is heavy; e quiet is broken by --

EMMETT BEING FLUNG Tf He lands HARD on hi face Jasper, the pe

THE AIR, FLAILING IN SLOW MOTION. t immediately springs up to hrew him.

and Rosalie who watch them spar.

VOLVO -- as it skids to a halt next to rd and Bella climb out, head into the alfway across, Edward stops.

EDWARD here.

LINE - From out of the mist skulk EIGHT GIANT wary and on-edge as the Cullens are. Emmett Paul-wolf; their eyes meet, both itching for a

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

BELLA (sotto to Edward)

Two more have joined the pack.

BELLA

EDWARD

They're young. Very young.

Carlisle joins Edward who reads the pack's minds.

EDWARD They don't trust us human form.

CARLISLE They're here. That's

Bella sees the RED-BROWN WOLF as

Jake ...

He seems to almost smile, tongue Sam-wolf gets Jacob-wolf to

sharp look from asks Edward --

Will you t

Edward nods. Carlisle move wolf, the biggest and blackes

owly toward the pack. .teps forward.

Sam-

'ng Sam-wolf's mind)

watch and listen, but we can ask of their

CARLISLE

be fine. Jasper has

ience with newborns. He'll teach ow to defeat them.

EDWARD

They want to know how these "newborns" differ from us.

CARLISLE

They're a great deal stronger than us, because their own human blood lingers in their tissues. Our kind is never more physically powerful than in our first several months of this life.

EDWARD

One of them -- Quil -- he wants know how many vampires canst", army. He seems to be made ...

by the term.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 63.

The pack takes this in. Carlisle nods to Jasper to take over. Jasper is initially uncomfortable with both the wolves and the attention. But steps forward --

JASPER Carlisle's right. That's are created for armies.

If it's possible for a wolf Jasper laughs.

JASPER

"Army" is number of newborns. they are not human army.

(beat) The bad news stand again untrained, . them wild.

* *

rmy could But they're ~~rtft[rst will make That can work

As Jasper moves to the center of the field for a demonstration, he grow ore commanding, the long dormant

leader in him rol.

Bella watches with pack sit or lay t

as this new Jasper emerges. The , ready to spring if need be.

JASPER

ost important things to remember t, never let them get their arms you. They'll crush you so fast head will spin. Second, never go

he obvious kill. They'll be ready that. And you'll lose. Emmett?

~~~ (gestures for him to attack)

"'" on' t hold back.

EMMETT Not in my nature.

r es Jas er with im ossible seed, but Jasper is a BLUR. Emmett lunges several times, his strong arms g at air. Jasper stops long enough to say --

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 64.

JASPER

You have to come at them from the side, and keep moving. Always moving.

Jasper

, not looking them. Out of kisses his neck.

Emmett lunges again with similar results, until sudden FREEZES -- Jasper has him from behind, his teeth an ' from Emmett's throat.

Bella is taken aback by Jasper's skill. And impressed RUMBLE among the watching wolves.

TRAINING SEQUENCE - A SERIES OF SHO'fS:

Everyone takes turns sparring with Jasper, against each other. They're all blur as we shift to SLOW MOTION to SEE a v extraordinary dance.

-- Alice and Jasper spar, spiralling, launches at her but with her eyes G at him, she sees his moves before nowhere, Alice is perched on his

Gotchya.

-- Edward and Carlisle a read Carlisle's mind which twirls beyond Carlisle's gras delivering a vicious body blow.

another, but Edward can him the advantage. He en SLAMS into him

(V.O.)

, agility, keep your guard ...

-- The wolves ri get into the fr t:~/

intently, itching to

JASPER (V. O. )

eir momentum against them -good ...

watching these fierce, life and of the violence to corne:

brushes her face. Jacob-wolf is beside her, She pensively looks back out at

BELLA

It will be a hundred times worse than this, won't it?"

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 65.

BELLA'S POV - PANNING ACROSS THE FACES OF THE CULLEN'S and the WOLVES ...

BELLA

Some of you might not be here. Afterward. Because of me.

A beat - then Jacob nuzzles her face again. Leans against him.

EDWARD (O.S.) We're done for the day.

Edward has suddenly appeared next to her. calm, but firm. Jacob-wolf eyes them pack as they retreat into the woods.

is

69

EXT. CLEARING IN THE WOODS - LATER

69

The Jeep pulls away carrying Emmett.

osalie and

Bella sitR on the hood of th kicking the mud from his s looks at him as if for th

cr ilpproaches, dirt off. Bella

Jasper ... to help?

anything I Ciln do

alone, your scent will wborns; their hunting will take over, drive them

BELLA glad. en)

o you know so much about all this?

JASPER (beat, reluctant)

didn't have quite the same ... fine ~~~~pbringing as my adopted siblings.

the conversation, he starts to move away but the jeep, following him --

sees her inquiring look. Beat. He slowly rolls Shows her --

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 66.

BELLA'S POV - CLOSE ON JASPER'S ARM

At first we SEE nothing in the overcast grey light. becomes clear -- his arm is feathered with hundreds white, half-moon shaped scars. Bella is aghast.

BELLA

Those are bites. Like mine.

JASPER

Battle scars. All the train' Confederate Army gave me was against newborns. Stillr I nev

a fight.

BELLA This was during the c

He nods as he starts to walk. She

JASPER

I was the cavalry. real combat,

with a certain

OFF JASPER'S FACE,

with the past

70

EXT. DESERT

TEXAS - NIGHT (1863)

70

MATCH CUT -

N FACE, tan and flushed with the horse full throttle down the dirt uniform.

JASPER (V. O. )

as riding back to Galveston after ~[~~~hacuating a column of women and

~ ildren ... when I saw her ...

he sees THREE WOMEN in frayed dresses and bare beauty overwhelms him. MARIA, Mexican, black'ycelain-skinned is flanked by two blondes, LUCY and politely bows. Maria scrutinizes him.

JASPER (V. o. ) Southern Gentleman that I was, I immediately offered her aid.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

MARIA

What's your name, soldier?

71

LUCY

(inhaling his scent) Mmm. Lovely. And an officer.

NETTIE

You'd better do it, Maria. I can never stop once I've started.

Jasper is confused but mesmerized

JASPER Major Jasper Whitlock,

MARIA

I hope you survive. excellent addition.

71

EXT. CLEARING IN THE WOODS - DAY

BACK ON JASPER who stops wal over him. Bella moves to

memory washing Prompts him --

Maria was

I became then, a There for t

her secoh in command. Back s were common in the South. nstant ... brutal battles

72

EXT. TEXAS

72

unrecognizable opposing ARM He's a ter

EYES RED - he's almost erocity as he TEARS through an

NS, ripping off limbs, arms, heads.

JASPER (V. o. )

a won every battle. She was smart careful. And she had me. My ability ~1I~.~o control emotions served her well.

73

1800'S)

73

of NEWBORNS, demonstrating defensive maneuvers. They're a feral-looking bunch.

eyes are burgundy-red, his face hard, cold --

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

It was my

74

-- until he crosses a YOUNG, INNOCENT-LOOKING BOY, 15. Jasper softens ever so-slightly as he encourages the BOy who clearly looks up to him.

JASPER (V.O.)

I trained her newborns - an endless occupation since she never let them live beyond their first year ...

-- A STRONGER NEWBORN easily pins the Boy. behind Jasper, grabs him into a kiss, domi salacious. She whispers to him regarding

74

INT. BARN - NIGHT (LATE 1800'S)

Jasper approaches the BOy who looks friend and mentor. So he's arm around his throat --

at his throws an

I could

they felt.

-- SEE Jasper's despair hold, almost an embrace

the Boy in a chokethe BOy'S head off.

75

EXT. CLEARING IN THE WOODS -

75

BACK yesterday.

air as acute as if it was red next to him.

at Maria and I had was

was just her puppet. She strings. I didn't know another way ... until I found he'd seen me coming, of

ALICE

waiting long enough.

JASPER (tipping his head) My apologies, Ma'am. (then)

I don't know what I'd have become without her.

her arms around Jasper from behind him.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 69.

ALICE

Ssh. You'll never have to be that again.

Alice tries to kiss the ghosts away. Off Bella, all in ...

76

EXT. BELLA'S HOUSE - NIGHT

76

PUSH IN ON the second story ... Bella's darkened

77

EXT. CLEARING IN THE WOODS - NIGHT

77

FIND Bella back in the field; only CIRCLES around her until it's over

Jasper in front of her. Then whispers seductively into his

But we PUSH IN CLOSE ON JASPER'S EYE BRIGHT BLOOD-RED; thirst-crazed ...

PULL OUT AGAIN to discover him. It's VICTORIA.

She LUNGES for Bella, but faces her enemy and SWIN

running she

78

INT. BELLA'S ROOM

78

ON BELLA IN BED - was dreaming, but realizing she

rd catches her fist. She real. Her eyes focus,

Her heart is racing.

, the newborn army. her puppets. Edward's look)

EDWARD

would have seen Victoria's to make an army.

BELLA

~~~~nless she's hiding behind them.

Letting someone else decide. Maybe she found out how Alice's visions work.

considering.

EDWARD

Trust me -- I want it to be her. I want her that close. To end her myself, with my own hands.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

She sees the darkness in his face. of his murderous side.

79 EXT. SEATTLE - UNDER A BRIDGE - NIGHT

It's dark. Riley appears in the shadows DRAGGING b collar a barely conscious, athletic young man, TRI Riley effortlessly pulls Tristan's weight behind h traverses the long stretch of the underpass.

ON TRISTAN'S FACE - he tries desperately on his head prevents lucidity.

TRISTAN Stop ... I ...

But he's dragged over a stone,

Riley ignores him, finally releases Tristan who drops

He

Tristan's blinded by the darkness starts to crawl away. behind him. He manages to

errified - he

air of boots step up t, about to run --

-- suddenly, a HAND wren She forces him to his kne never SEES Victoria). She returns it, backing away

it's Victoria. (Note: Tristan s a smile at Riley - he coming blood.

She yanks Tristan's

the side to expose his neck.

* * *

80

80

on his heels.

BELLA

* *

EDWARD

They'll be here soon, Bella.

* *

BELLA

I know. That's why I ... I wanted to ask you something.

(off his look)

You'd give your life for me, wouldn't you?

* * * * * *

Edward seems

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

EDWARD

Of course.

BELLA

What else would you give?

EDWARD

Anything.

BELLA Good. Then I feel you this.

(beat)

I want you to stay

EDWARD ... 1 can't, Bella.

BELLA 1 can't lose you.

EDWARD

(quietly I won't be f quickly. W' won't be e do.

be over

If there

do, then

n logic.

BELLA

just pride that's making

ell I'm asking you to put

I know that would take a urage.

beat; Edward is still resistant)

re tricks. No more half-truths.

t1f

~~~ 1 be together, one way or another.

~~~~ither you come with me or I'll be at

~ e battle with you.

les. Knows she's right but resists. She sees ng, she presses -- reluctantly saying the words ill land hardest --

BELLA

Edward, I've already gone crazy once. If you leave me again --

* *

* * * * *

* *

* *

*

*

* * *

*

* * * * * * * * * * *

* * *

* * *

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

Yep. Those were the words that could evoke looks down. She feels terrible but doesn't

BELLA

There are only two alternatives. of us in or both of us out.

*

Edward struggles with his conscience. Loses.

*

EDWARD ... Then I choose the live with.

* *

He pulls her to him. Off Bella,

81

EXT. CLEARING IN THE WOODS - DAY

81

Jacob faces Edward and Bella. field. Jasper stands several

of the

JACOB (mocking) You're not fi muscle or so

Okay?

Jacob looks at her, at

kes his head with disdain.

me the plan.

Jasper steps

will give us an advantage We can lure the newborns a's scent, but it needs to here.

BELLA

ard and I are going to a campsite. ~~W~~~t even if he carries me, they'll

~ ick up our scents.

EDWARD

Your smell, however, is revolting.

JACOB

Dude, you really don't want to start comparing stinks --

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

BELLA

He means, your scent will mask mine if you carry --

JACOB

-- Done.

EDWARD (to Jasper) This is a bad idea

JASPER

Edward, they won't want to anywhere near his ...

BELLA Let's just test it.

Edward finally nods. She extends he grins, picks her up, holding her t'

He

JACOB

Eau de

Run.

82

EXT. FOREST - DAY

82

Jacob runs through the human speed, but fast, has passed (possibly . Bella down. They s· their distant start

trees car ying Bella - not supernot breaking a sweat. Some time ted by cuts?) and Jacob sets

o.alk, circling back slowly toward

"''!f'

oint.

* * * *

ACOB

if that works. personally I ell great. You ever notice

* * * *

BELLA

except the usual boy smell.

* *

JACOB

~~~ou gonna ask me to sit out the fight, Or don't you care about my safety?

BELLA

Of course I care, but you'd say no. (hopeful)

Unless maybe you'd consider ...

JACOB Yeah, right --

(backpedaling)

But that doesn't mean he loves you more. And I don't have a choice anyway. Since I let Sam be alpha, have to live with the shots he calls

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

BELLA

wait - you let him be Alpha? does that mean?

*

JACOB

(considersj finally) Technically, I was supp Alpha. It's a lineage woulda meant being ch' tribe. But I turned' offered.

*

BELLA You're kidding.

I didn't alone be

pack, let

'th new eyes)

Wow.

every choice has

more than others

gonna have to

JACOB

can love more than one person at a t'me. I've seen it, with Sam, Emily ~~}14lt~n d Le ah ...

BELLA

I'm not a wolf, I can't imprint --

JACOB

It's not about imprinting. It's about feeling something for someone. And I know you feel something for me.

(MORE)

JA All I picked Bella. Thi

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

JACOB (CONT'D)

I can sense how I make you feel. Physically. I make you nervous.

Jacob pulls her closer, indeed, making her a little

BELLA

... Jake, come on ...

JACOB

Don't worry, I promised kiss you again till you

BELLA You'll be keeping that Chief Jacob.

He sees he's gotten to her, grins.

*

83

EXT. CLEARING IN THE WOODS - DAY

83

BACK ON EDWARD as Jasper jogs

No

84

EXT. BELLA'S HOUSE -

84

Bella climbs from h with Charlie. The Alice heads down

house As

a stranger, Alice.

Hi ya,

Bella, house.

aves back as Charlie heads into the a Bella in the yard.

ALICE

for the battle is all arranged.

BELLA

Really.

ALICE

I told your father that my whole family's going camping this weekend. So you and I are having a sleep-over at my house.

(MORE)

*

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) ALICE (CONT'D)

(beat)

Me, he likes. Actually, you and Edward will have the house to yourselves tonight.

BELLA

... Alone?

ALICE

We're all going hunting, powerin for the fight. You're welco·

Off Bella, flushed with anticipation

85

INT. BELLA'S HOUSE

85

Bella enters as Charlie makes a san

CHARLIE The sister, I like.

Yeah, Alice

She moves to the sink, st

you

Guess I never met the Why?

BELLA

ybe it was 'cause you, I - gave up on the whole

on. Of marriage. But ... you nk it has value?

CHARLIE (suspicious)

, marriage has value. When you're older. Much older. Like your mom - ~@~~~~t worked out great for her the second time. Later in life.

BELLA

... I guess.

CHARLIE

You definitely don't want to have to get married, because you weren't ... careful

BELLA

Oh no -- tell me this

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

BELLA

... What?

CHARLIE

I mean, there are things you need to kno when you're -- physically intimate --

CHARLIE

I'm just as embarrassed

BELLA

I seriously doubt that. you to it ten years ago

CHARLIE You ulul1'L have a boy

BELLA

I think things stil

same way.

So you two

worry

eally, please don't ,Y~rard is ... old-school.

",&

like,

that - is that ue or -- ?

I'm a virgin! Okay? And believe i just had to say loud.

Neither ca

CHARLIE

Huh. Liking Edward a little

bolts for the door.

8G

- NIGHT

86

oaches the front door, overnight bag on her

r. She's nervous. Awkward. She arranges her hair. tens her sweater. Checks her breath

OOR SUDDENLY OPENS - to reveal Edward, worried.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

EDWARD

Why are you waiting out here? what's wrong?

BELLA

Nothing.

He looks at her quizzically, but takes her in. She takes a deep breath and enters.

87

INT. EDWARD'S BEDROOM - NIGHT

87

Bella follows Edward into the luxurious, wrought-iron BED.

BELLA There's a bed.

EDWARD I thought you might sleep in?

She tentatively moves to it,

A blow-up

have sufficed.

Too much?

No ...

Inhaling

,.'O.ots to the bed I s center. Beat.

~

BELLA

ask you something.

He sees so

Joins her on the bed.

EDWARD

BELLA

Is marriage still a condition to you agreeing to ... change me yourself?

EDWARD

(where's this going?) Yes ...

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 79.

BELLA

Okay. Well. I want to negotiate my own, you know, condition.

EDWARD

There's something else you want? yours. Whatever it is.

Bella looks at him. Then leans over, kisses him. she moves closer still, kisses him again, more ~~ . returns the kiss. pas~ion ~weeps over the~~~~u

attempts to unbutton h i.s s h.i.r t; -- he pulls .v "" •

EDWARD Bella ... no. I could

BELLA

-- You've said you wa every human experienc

EDWARD The ones that don't you

You won't, that after is to slaught

convinced I'll want

doesn't last forever --

:LA

~ith you while I'm still want you this way.

BELLA

marry you, go to college, buy me a car. Just ... try.

He

it is to her. Wrestles with his own A difficult internal debate.

BELLA

Please.

e's on the fence. She tentatively moves closer. his forehead. His cheek. His lips ... he allows to kiss her back. And he keeps going.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 80.

Passion builds again ... she successfully tugs his shirt off. Bare chested, he pulls her closer. They fall back on th But when she tries to take off her own shirt - he final back, trying to retrieve his wits

EDWARD

Bella - Bella please stop trying to take your clothes off.

BELLA ... Do you want to

EDWARD Not tonight.

She shrinks back. Utterly

BELLA You don't want to.

He quickly moves to her side. Gr close, intense desire in his eyes

her

Oh, I want possibly i (he t I want us to

can

He kisses her hand. Bella's

out.

some ... perv trying to ue?

*

that concerns me.

BELLA

be serious.

EDWARD

like to leave this one rule unbroken.

(off her look)

may be too late for my soul, but I will protect yours. I know it's not a very modern notion

BELLA

It's not even old fashioned. It's ancient.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 81.

EDWARD

I'm from a different era. Things were ... less complicated. For instance, I was considered a man at eighteen. Had I met you then ....

He slides off the bed, still holding her hand -BELLA'S FACE AS --

EDWARD I'd have courted you ... and,

you at horne. We'd have take chaperoned strolls, or had i the front porch. I might h stolen a kiss or two. asking your father's per

have gotten down on 0 '

Edward, now on one knee ...

EDWARD ... and offered

as he takes from his it open to reveal --

INSERT - THE SPARKLING R rows of glittering

ong oval face with slanting 'thin a fragile web of gold.

This

The beautiful ring Edward pulls her Fear and love do

Bella's breath away. remains on his knee. as --

ave said ... Isabella Swan. I o love you. Every single

n of forever. will you do me the ordinary honor ... of marrying me?

As

ng on her finger, she is overcome. Tears finally, loves wins out ...

BELLA Yes. Yes, I will.

verjoyed, and embraces her, lifting her off her is joyous. She reels, overwhelmed, ambivalence

irely gone as she takes in the ring on her finger... *

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

RILEY

You're not coming with us?

with this. She

88 INT. SEATTLE - ABANDONED CANNERY - NIGHT

ON RILEY AND VICTORIA - in an embrace, a dark, discomfi mirror image of the previous scene. They're on a secl·' catwalk, away from the newborn army. It's sexy, intim

VICTORIA

It will be a last minute told you how it works.

RILEY (grins)

Right. The Cullens

Victoria pulls away, ever-so-slight

Don't underestimate You'll have the

be able to ant'

According

She looks at him, circles him --

friend. Laurent found .hings they could do and him. But not before he

was wrong. off her look}

n, this is supposed to be Cullen tory. But we've been tearing it nd I've never even seen them here

~~~m~·Victoria's eyes. She's suddenly standing from him.

VICTORIA You don't trust me.

RILEY

With my life. I'm just saying that --

VICTORIA I love you. So much.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 83.

VICTORIA

(emotional)

I'm doing this for us. So we can feed without their retaliation. I can't live in fear anymore, waiting for them to attack --

He's suddenly next to her, wrapping

RILEY

I won't let them. I'm going the Cullen clan - I swear.

She looks at him, then kisses him,

He embraces her - but over his shou flat, the emotion disappearing.

her eyes go

89

EXT. TRAIL IN THE

89

CLOSE BELLA'S FINGER single drop of BLOOD

INCLUDE BELLA who touche She moves up the trail to well. A cold wind blows. continues, making her way to --

inger to the side of a tree. t tree, touching it as ouds above are dark. She

90

EXT. THE CLEARING

MORNING

90

Bella emerges tree. Edward

She touches another

BELLA

is all I can contribute, I be thorough.

EDWARD

~~~asper will be very impressed and the newborns will be frantic. Now let me put a bandage on that.

for her left hand. She pulls it away, worried --

BELLA

I can do it. You don't have to make yourself uncomfortable.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

EDWARD

Don't worry. This doesn't bother me anymore.

BELLA

Since when?

-- as he takes her hand. Puts a bandage on it.

EDWARD

Since I survived thinking

He continues to hold her hand. Gives

EDWARD You're not wearing

BELLA (busted)

I didn't want to ris

.•• Or

It know,

if I told him, you tomorrow's fight.

thoughts --

have a clear

JACOB (0. S.) is unclear?

*

They spin

across the clearing. He approaches--

BELLA I hope.

nod curtly to one another. Jacob eyes the Edward does the same.

EDWARD

Alice says there's a storm coming.

JACOB

I can feel it. We should get going.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 85.

EDWARD

I'll see you in a few hours.

to

EDWARD

I'll take a longer route. But I'll get there first. Set up camp.

Jacob nods. Edward turns to Bella, searching her face ambivalence or surety. Finally, he kisses her fore

He grabs her bag and some gear, leaves.

JACOB Something up?

BELLA (covering) The usual; bunch of kill me.

Same old, same

They share a smile

A SERIES OF SHOTS:

91

EXT. ABANDONED LUMBER

- DAY

91

Riley leads the ARMY OF NEWBORN across this ghostly yard.

They move at a trot, ING over pyramids of rotting logs.

As they head for the FIND BREE, doubt on her face ...

92

EXT. WOODS - DAY

92

Jacob runs with effortlessly ca mind heavy with

a steady jog,

She holds on to him, her

93

EXT.

- LATER DAY

93

TED BEACH ... eerily, Riley rises from the drenched but unfazed by the frigid water. stride, simply heads for the woods.

e rest of the army appears behind him. They picking up speed. First walking, then running ppable force.

r is BREE ...

INTERCUTTING ENDS as Jacob and Bella reach --

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 86.

94 EXT. WOODS - LATER DAY

BACK ON JACOB CARRYING BELLA, climbing the mountainside going up and up.

95

EXT. MOUNTAINS - EVENING - AERIAL SHOT TO

95

Jacob & Bella reach the peak where Edward tent.

96

EXT. MOUNTAIN PEAK - EVENING

96

Snow falls in earnest now, glacial Bella down. They hurry to the lee

A CAMPSITE - erected against the peak. Edward stands by the tent acutely relieved to see her. He

e of the

g. He I s urns to Jacob

EDWARD

Thank you.

Jacob nods. Bella turns

before the storm hits.

JACOB You'll need my

the pack to keep tabs on

Edward looks

but knowing Jacob's right.

BELLA eful)

. not going to fight?

JACOB

spell me in the a.m. He's about missing the action, keep him out of trouble.

her disappointment. But he covers, guiding her nt --

EDWARD Let's get you inside.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 87.

EDWARD

I should have chosen

99 *

97 EXT. TENT - NIGHT

Snow blows sideways as the wind batters the tent. glows from inside --

98 INT. EDWARD AND BELLA'S TENT - SAME

A lantern burns. Bella's wrapped in her down slee fully dressed. But her teeth still rattle.

BELLA I'm f-fine. It's

EDWARD What can I do?

She can only shake her head.

99

INT. EDWARD AND BELLA'S TENT -

Suddenly, the front ZIPPER

Can't s leef5· chattering go·

that teeth

Jacob starts to climb into

Edward reads his mind.

JACOB

ed her toes someday. And it -- I'm hotter than you.

o Bella's side but EDWARD'S HAND is shoulder. Jacob's jaw clenches --

JACOB

Your hand. Off me.

EDWARD

your hands off her.

BELLA (pleading) D-don't fight.

sees her severe discomfort. He very reluctantly

his hand away. Jacob looks at him in all seriousness.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

JACOB

She gets sick, it's on you.

Edward debates, then makes a hard choice ... climbs into the sleeping bag next to Bella.

JACOB (to Bella) You'd warm up faster clothes off.

BELLA

- J -

JACOB Hey, survival

Edward glares. But quickly sees th to lessen, and the relief of warmth Edward, envious ...

vering begins Off

100

INT. TENT - LATER NIGHT

100

ON BELLA, no longer shakin fight against sleep. INC resting on one elbow, fa glares at him.

are losing the spooned behind her, ~~[~·ross the tent. Edward

Get Bella

, ur little

Or we're going to

JA OB

;,;.listening to my thoughts.

EDWARD

I'd shut you out if I could.

JACOB

get under that ice cold skin urs, don't I. What, you doubting feelings for you?

ON

~~~~~eyes flicker open slightly. The guys don't ke. When Edward doesn't answer, Jacob scoffs

JACOB

Nice. Picking through my brain's okay, but letting me into yours, forget it. (no response)

Look. I know she's in love with you --

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 89.

EDWARD

-- Good --

JACOB

-- But she's in love with me, too. She just won't admit it to herself.

EDWARD (long beat)

I can't tell you if

Jacob's taken aback by his honesty. Beat.

JACOB Then let me ask you chooses me--

EDWARD

She won't

JACOB -- If she did.

to kill me?

ON BELLA - she waits for t

But I'd never

into a you.

I DeVer did.

EDWARD

From the beginning I tried. with the hope that she'd

row me. Lose interest. That happen.

JACOB

You gave up too quickly.

EDWARD

Then my aim was to stay with her throughout her natural life but ... My world is too dangerous for her as a human. So I took myself out of her world.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 90.

JACOB That I remember.

EDWARD

I was trying to force her to let go of me. But it nearly killed us both. Which leaves only one choice. To do what she wants --

JACOB

-- Or thinks she wants.

ON BELLA - taking this In. But

JACOB

Go back to option three stayed away another s have been fine. Give

(beat, quietly) You have to consider might be better fort,

I have consi

(then) I know you you could I want that force her

But also ... a life. A human life. But ... I won't

ing again.

Jacob nods. A beat.

me in your head.

DWARD

I'm feeling ... grateful

For your presence in her life. used at a thought)

y, if it weren't for the fact we're natural enemies ... and if you 't trying to steal away my reason existing. I might ... like you.

*

JACOB

Well, if you weren't planning to suck the life out of the girl I love, I might -- no, not even then.

laugh. As we PUSH IN ON BELLA'S FACE - sleep

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 91.

JACOB (V. O. )

There's still a chance, you know. That she'll change her mind.

101

EDWARD (V.O.) Then ... I'd let her go.

CLOSE ON BELLA'S FACE - SUDDENLY IN BRIGHT LIGHT

Her eyes open, MORNING LIGHT blinding her.

101

INT. TENT (CONTINUOUS) - MORNING

The sun outside illuminates the tent.

102

EXT. TENT - MORNING

102

The wind has died. The ground is w campsite eerily quiet. The tent unz' out ... to FIND -- A YOUNG WOLF star' his haunches.

ow, the

la climbs , sitting on

Right.

Seth-wolf pants a little

Where's

(0. S. )

She turns as

joins her.

woods are clear

her. Seth-wolf jogs off.

BELLA

Y about last night. Couldn't have ~~bWeen easy on you.

EDWARD

It definitely won't make my list of top ten favorite evenings.

BELLA You have a list?

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 92.

EDWARD

All ten were spent with you. Number one was when you said you'd marry me. Mrs. Cullen.

BELLA

This is the twenty-first century; at least hyphenating my

JACOB (O.S.) You're marrying him?

She spins to find Jacob has reappeared. H' devastated, fighting tears of rage, betra

BELLA Oh no, Jake -(realizing, You ... knew he was

EDWARD He deserves to

-- which confirms for Jaco strides toward the woods.

e. He turns,

s to run after him.

~

stop!

Bella --

him --

A

ns on Edward)

s,t let me talk to him alone.

~"

He sinks, resignedly, and Bella races to Jacob

BELLA

JACOB (spins on her) done. I'm so done

BELLA How can I fix this?

JACOB

You can't. I can. By going down there and killing something --

TSE .... BLUE DRAFT (7114/09) 93.

BELLA

No. Not like this. You're not thinking clearly --

,l"AC-:OR Maybe I'll get killed simple for you --

BELLA What? No! - Jake,

JACOB Why, Bella? Give

BELLA

I don't want to lose

JACOB (heading off) Not good enough --

-- Because -

still not

You're too

- please --

He keeps moving.

for something to convince him --

A

He stops.

BELLA you to

He doesn't His to

asked twice. He grabs and kisses her. As the kiss continues, Bella, surrendering to it ...

HER FACE as a wave of repressed feelings oding her mind ...

103

HOUSE - DAY (BELLA'S FANTASY)

103

F FAST DISSOLVES, ONE INTO ANOTHER - YEARS PASS:

a and Jacob, arm in arm, sitting on the stoop in the sunlight. ..

JACOB That should have

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 94.

-- Now they're in their late 20's - They rock an INFANT. RENEE appearsF takes the child, joyously tosses her grandchild in the air.

-- Early 30's - There are TWO KIDS now. Jacob roughho with the oldest boy as Bella and a happy, aging CHA the TODDLER GIRL to walk.

-- 40's - Their TWO GROWN KIDS pile out of Jacob's Home for a holiday. Gray-haired Charlie and B' with Bella to welcome them ...

-- 60's - It's Bella and Jacob with their own grandchildren.

104

EXT. CAMPSITE - ECU ON BELLA -

104

-- as she abruptly snaps out of it. Jacob whispers in her ear.

. ., reeling.

Jacob is

I have to

Jacob heads out to the fight. guilt, confusion, emotion -- she

la's eyes water with urries back to the tent

He appears from a his face, stops

rock, comes toward her. She sees

BELLA

EDWARD

Jacob's thoughts are very

BELLA

I - don't know what happened --

EDWARD You love him.

BELLA I love you more.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 95.

EDWARD I just want you to

out

EDWARD

I shouldn't have forced you to choose between us

BELLA

Please don't be understanding. I don't deserve it --

EDWARD

It's my fault. When I went away, left you bleeding and he sti up. I can't blame you for s made necessary --

BELLA Don't you dare blame

But he stops abruptly - turns of the woods, growling. Edward r

105

FLASHPOP TO - EXT. CLEARIN (SETH'S/EDWARD'S VISION)

- MORNING

105

A PAIR OF MALE BARE FEET FIND A NEWBORN. Hungry.

o the wet grass. PAN UP TO or a fight --

106

BACK ON EDWARD - HIS

VE. HE TURNS TO BELLA.

106

107

EXT. CLEARING

- MORNING

107

BACK ON THAT MA, behind him

suddenly from

THE ENTIRE the field! thirst a

Y BLITZES out of the frenzy in their eyes. ow the scent of Bella's They're confused ...

woods and into Their rabid blood. But the

BOLTS from the trees WITH LIGHTNING NEWBORN --

HE~~EWBORNS spin to find a lethal-looking JASPER in a r"~ide his victim's body, holding its disembodied HEAD

but -- BAM! BAM! BAM! THREE OF THEM go Esme, Rosalie, Carlisle, Emmett and Alice

Rosalie fights with icy calm. Alice Esme and Carlisle fight side-by-side.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

Out of nowhere lunges SAM-WOLF flanked by two wolves. a newborn to pieces. Four other wolves dive into the

WE SMASH FROM ONE SAVAGE CONFLICT TO

Emmett sprints full-bore into the

The wolves work as a pack, coordinated, deadly.

Jasper controls the field - strategy

-- But the newborns are brutal and st vampires/wolves are taking

108

EXT. CAMPSITE - SAME

108

ON EDWARD

STAY ON EDWARD'S FACE as the action through Seth-

wolf's mind. CAMERA CIRCLES ~D as Bella and his

surroundings DISAPPEAR - DISSOLVING INTO

109

THE BATTLE FIELD (IN

109

Edward stands amids

action all around him:

Sam-wolf and an arm in their

charge a Newborn - each wolf grab RIP --

to

by THREE NEWBORNS; Emmett comes look, a battlefield rapprochement.

e move in on BREE -- but she backs up and Carlisle share a look. They relax calm her, talk to her ...

s from newborn to newborn, not even looking at their next move. She sweeps their feet,

off balance, confusing them -- it's a dance.

a step behind her, trying to give her cover

sees a NEWBORN take note of Jasper's protective Edward yells at Jasper, though he can't hear

TSE _ BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09)

EDWARD

Jasper _ back off __ you can't be everywhere at _ watch out!

__ as a NEWBORN appears behind Jasper and BITES Alice spins, FLINGS the newborn to Rosalie, Emmett Carlisle who KILL him. Alice tends to Jasper, ang

ALICE

I can handle myself.

110

EXT. MOUNTAIN CAMPSITE _ BACK ON EDWARD

110

BELLA Is Jasper alright?

But he sees only Seth-wolf's though

EDWARD Don't let them prote good, go around

__ suddenly Edward stops, b mind is cut-off from the ba finds Seth-wolf frozen, a

disoriented as ~ looks around,

share a tense look.

Someone's

Seth,

seth-wolf

campsite, fast.

him against a cliff wall and takes ront of her.

EDWARD

close - I can hear her thoughts. saw we weren't there but she caught my scent __

ill

- TREELINE/BATTLEFIELD - MINUTES EARLIER

ill

arches the battlefield from the treeline. She the fight, and starts running,

EDWARD (V. O. )

She knew I'd be with you, knew Alice would be too busy to see her decide _-

BELLA Victoria found us.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 98.

112 BACK ON BELLA AND EDWARD

EDWARD And she's not alone.

Which is when RILEY steps out of the woods. immediately recognizes him, is taken aback. closer, watching Edward's every move. As carefully position themselves --

EDWARD Riley. Listen to me. using you - to distract knows I'll kill you.

Riley hesitates. Surprised to be

Actually, deal with

VICTORIA emerges from the Riley - Bella and Edward

a triangle with

Don't their

I told you about

That's how you. How I you.

VICTORIA

EDWARD

ole purpose for creating you and army was to avenge her true mate, That's all she cares about.

to hesitate. He glances at victoria.

VICTORIA

There's only you. You know that.

focuses back on Edward, positioning himself to attack. 'a's eyes burrow into Bella's with bloodlust, revenge.

TSE - BLUE DRAFT (7/14/09) 99.

EDWARD

Think about it. You're from Forks, you know the area. That's why she picked you. She's using you like she's using the rest of them --

Riley falters ever-so-slightly, doubt seeping into But victoria's face is convincingly emotional.

VICTORIA Riley, don't let him love you.

Riley needs to believe her. His

RILEY (to Edward) You're dead.

Riley CHARGES toward Edward

knows --

Seth-wolf is LEAPING from

to land on

Riley, taking a chunk out

Riley ROARS with fury and another attack. While S Edward starts toward

back for defense,

Victoria - she backs toward t about to escape -- DARTS into

Edward sees she's

You always do. But

get another chance like this.

Victoria

away.

EDWARD

want her? Don't you want me

the pain you felt when I James? When I tore him to

s and turned him into ashes ... nothing.

erupts and CHARGES Bella --

ver lets her get close - he intercepts her and own the hill in a death grip -_

- watching this battle, desperate to help --

le, Riley kicks Seth-wolf hard against tpe cliff. SHARDS of rock fall around Bella.

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