by Stephenie Meyer
Man and the Natural World Quotes in Twilight
How we cite our quotes: (Chapter. Paragraph)
[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.
[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.