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Quotes

Quote #4

[Bella to Edward:] "Tell me why you hunt animals instead of people," I suggested. I realized my eyes were wet, and I fought against the grief that was trying to overpower me. (9.123)

Bella wants to understand why the vampire family avoids its natural instincts to eat people.

Quote #5

[Edward to Bella:] "Well, you asked if the sun hurt me, and it doesn't. But I can't go out in the sunlight – at least, not where anyone can see." (9.145)

Edward can go into the sun, but it would give away his true nature.

Quote #6

[Edward to Bella:] "Don't go into the woods alone." (9.194)

Edward warns Bella that there are many predators in the woods...some of which are scarier than he is. For more on the woods, check out our discussion in "Setting."

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