by Stephenie Meyer
Strength and Skill Quotes in Twilight
How we cite our quotes: (Chapter. Paragraph)
Alice looked meaningfully at Jasper. A deep, heavy fog of lethargy washed over me, and my eyes closed without my permission. My mind struggled against the fog, realizing what was happening. I forced my eyes open and stood up, stepping away from Jasper's hand. (21.21)
Jasper is using his special skill to manipulate Bella. He's attempting to help her relax and sleep.