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- Isabella "Bella" Swan Cullen
- Edward Cullen
- Jacob Black
- Renesmee Cullen
- Rosalie Hale
- Carlisle Cullen
- Alice Cullen
- Jasper Hale
- Emmet Cullen
- Esme Cullen
- Charlie Swan
- Billy Black
- Sam's Werewolf Pack
- Jacob's pack
- The Denali Coven
- The Egyptian Coven
- The Amazon Coven
- The Irish Coven
- The Romanian Coven
- The American Nomads
- The European Nomads
- Nahuel, the Key Witness
- The Volturi
- J. Jenks
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Isabella "Bella" Swan Cullen
Breaking Dawn concludes Bella's story. But not before putting her through the ringer of marriage, sex, pregnancy, motherhood, and rebirth as a vampire – in that order.From Femme Fatale to Mot...
Edward, The Reluctant LoverImagining his smoldering eyes and dashing looks, it's easy to forget that Edward is a 100+-year-old man. With age comes wisdom, but also a certain reluctance to change yo...
Finding the Perfect MatchWhile reading the first three books in the Twilight series, you might have been debating whether Bella is really Jacob's soulmate. Well, Breaking Dawn gives us the answer t...
Renesmee is truly a unique child. A vampire/human hybrid, her heart beats faster than that of a human, while her temperature is similar to that of a werewolf. She can digest blood as well as human...
In New Moon, Rosalie explains to Bella that, when she was a human, her one wish in this world was to have a baby, which is why she's against Bella foregoing her ability to have children in order to...
Carlisle's usual calm and centeredness is challenged when he sees Bella's life in danger and his family divided over what to do with her baby. As much as it pains him, he agrees to do his best as a...
Alice, with her ability to see the future, quickly realizes that Bella is pregnant and calls Bella during her honeymoon. Although she has become Bella's confidante, Alice is not very involved in th...
Having spent many years as a soldier in an army of newborn vampires, Jasper has come to believe that it takes a very long time for newborns to control their blood thirst and their predator nature....
After Bella transforms into a vampire, Emmet constantly teases her about being too tame and makes sexual innuendos about Bella and Edward's private life. He finally meets his match in physical stre...
Always supportive and concerned about the needs of others, Esme tries to mother Jacob, Leah, and Seth when they leave Sam's pack to protect the Cullens. Seth gladly takes to her cooking. Jacob init...
Charlie prefers life to be simple. He tends to shun confrontation and emotional situations. But since Bella moved in with him, he finds himself in a continual struggle whether to deny the strange o...
Since Bella moved to Forks, Renée is not actively partaking in Bella's life anymore. Yet, when Bella and Edward visit her in Florida in Eclipse, she quickly realizes how much Bella and Edward...
After the werewolves fought with the Cullens against the army of newborn vampires in Eclipse, and Carlisle attended to Jacob's wounds, Billy Black has changed his perspective on the Cullens. Instea...
Sam's Werewolf Pack
Sam is the Alpha of the werewolf pack that includes Jared, Emily, Paul, Brady, and Collin.SamAs leader of the werewolf pack, Sam struggles with his decision to attack the Cullens, but believes he m...
LeahLeah's pain after her true love, Sam, imprints on her cousin Emily, has made Leah a bitter person. Becoming a werewolf in Sam's pack increases her suffering and bitterness, which only makes her...
The Denali Coven
Eleazar & CarmenEleazar and Carmen are the first of the Cullen friends to arrive in Forks to support them against the Volturi. Carmen almost immediately takes to Renesmee and vows to do anything to...
The Egyptian Coven
Amun & KebiAmun and his wife Kebi form part of the group of Cullen witnesses against the Volturi. Although Amun confirms the truth of Renesmee's nature, he doesn't want to get into a war with the V...
The Amazon Coven
Kachiri, Senna, Zafrina, the three Amazon sisters, are sent by Alice to be witnesses for the Cullens against the Volturi. Zafrina's special gift is her ability to make others see what she wants the...
The Irish Coven
The Irish coven, made up of Maggie, Siobhan, and Liam, comes to witness the Cullens' innocence before the Volturi.
The Romanian Coven
Stefan and Vladimir are traditional, ancient vampires who have lost their land and possessions to the Volturi. They've waited for a chance to fight the Volturi for a long time, so they declare thei...
The American Nomads
GarrettGarret is a lone nomad who agrees to be a witness for the Cullens against the Volturi. He starts a friendship with the Denali sisters, Kate and Tanya. He stops Kate from attacking the Voltur...
The European Nomads
AlistairAlistair is one of Carlisle's distant friends, called to witness Renesmee's true nature. He accuses Carlisle of putting him in danger of getting killed by the Cullens and leaves shortly aft...
Nahuel, the Key Witness
Nahuel arrives with Alice and Jasper in the deciding moment of confrontation between the Volturi and the Cullens. A human-vampire hybrid, like Renesmee, he was created by a vampire named Joham and...
AroAro is the leader of the Volturi. Behind his sophisticated, polite façade he hides deadly calculation and a thirst for power. Aro sees the war against the Cullens as a means to destroy thei...
J. Jenks a.k.a. Jason Jenks is the lawyer Bella uses to forge IDs and paperwork for Jacob and Renesmee in the event that the Volturi attack the Cullen family and Jacob and Renesmee need to go into...