by Stephenie Meyer
Suffering Quotes in Breaking Dawn
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Chapter.Paragraph)
[Jacob:] …killing Bella felt like killing me, like suicide. (10.265)
Jacob and Bella's lives have become so intertwined that her pain is his pain, and to kill her would mean to end his own life.
[Leah to Jacob:] "I wasn't born a compassionless shrew. I used to be sort of nice, you know." (16.93)
Leah explains to Jacob that she has had a lot of painful experiences that have hardened her into the person she is now.