Chapter 8- Port Angeles

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Chapter 8- Port Angeles

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1. At what point were you worried for Bella?s safety with the thugs? Or did you have some idea that Edward would show up just in the nick of time?

2. How did you feel about Edward?s emotional reaction to the whole situation? Were you afraid of him? Were you worried for Bella?

3. Were you surprised that Edward told the truth so quickly about his ability to mind read? Had you guessed that this was his secret?

4. What is your personal theory as to why Edward can?t hear Bella?s mind. If you have read New Moon, don?t attempt to answer this.

5. Did it concern you at all that Edward keeps such a close watch over Bella? Did it seem somewhat like a stalker to you or did you just brush it off?
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Sweet I'm first!!! w00t! hehe.

1. At what point were you worried for Bella?s safety with the thugs? Or did you have some idea that Edward would show up just in the nick of time?

Um, basically right off the bat I was worried about those thugs, I had a feeling that they wouldn't be able to leave here alone. Although I didn't have a clue that Edward would save her, I figured he'd enter the picture at some time, but not anywhere near as soon.

2. How did you feel about Edward?s emotional reaction to the whole situation? Were you afraid of him? Were you worried for Bella?

I don't think that he handled the situation very well, but how well could a situation like that be handled? I wasn't at all afraid of him I trusted him as much as Bella did, heck I'm still head over hells. I was worried for Bella when the thugs were attacking her, but once Edward came I was pretty certain that everything was going to be all right.

3. Were you surprised that Edward told the truth so quickly about his ability to mind read? Had you guessed that this was his secret?

Hmm, I had an idea about his secret and I was pretty sure that he was keeping one. Yeah I had the badic idea that he could read other's minds I wouldn't have guessed that he wasn't able to read Bella's though. I was rather surprised that he was able to tell Bella so quickly because he hadn't told Bella anything that quickly at all in the earlier parts of the book.

4. What is your personal theory as to why Edward can?t hear Bella?s mind. If you have read New Moon, don?t attempt to answer this.

I'm sorry, but I can't answer this question. I plead to the fifth.

5. Did it concern you at all that Edward keeps such a close watch over Bella? Did it seem somewhat like a stalker to you or did you just brush it off?

It didn't really concern me at all the he was watching Bella, he wasn't just watching her though he was watching over her like a guardian angel or something. Edward was protecting her and he hadn't really done anything to Bella for us to feel badly towards him. So I basically brushed it off, I mean if there was a guy like Edward around I'd want him to stalk me. haha. Edward seemed to care for her so I was happy he was sticking around.

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1. At what point were you worried for Bella?s safety with the thugs? Or did you have some idea that Edward would show up just in the nick of time?

I knew Edward would show up, but I was concerned when they surrounded her.

2. How did you feel about Edward?s emotional reaction to the whole situation? Were you afraid of him? Were you worried for Bella?

I was just like, "Whoa..."

3. Were you surprised that Edward told the truth so quickly about his ability to mind read? Had you guessed that this was his secret?

I suspected he could but didn't wonder too much. And I was surprised he told her so quickly.

4. What is your personal theory as to why Edward can?t hear Bella?s mind. If you have read New Moon, don?t attempt to answer this.

I want to read New Moon so badly it hurts. I'll just say what Mrs. Meyer said once on Myspace and say Bella was born that way. I have to accept that for now.

5. Did it concern you at all that Edward keeps such a close watch over Bella? Did it seem somewhat like a stalker to you or did you just brush it off?

After a certain level of hotness it doesn't matter.
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1. At what point were you worried for Bella?s safety with the thugs? Or did you have some idea that Edward would show up just in the nick of time?

I wasn't really worried for her safety because I felt like SOMEONE would save her or she would get the courage to actually break one of their noses and run or something... But then Edward came and I was like "AWWWW." Haha.

2. How did you feel about Edward?s emotional reaction to the whole situation? Were you afraid of him? Were you worried for Bella?

I think Edward handled it rather well. I, personally, have a problem with my temper, too. So I think he did very good. I wasn't worried for Bella at all, but I was sort of worried for the car.. Haha.

3. Were you surprised that Edward told the truth so quickly about his ability to mind read? Had you guessed that this was his secret?

Yeah I had already guessed that he could read minds, so it wasn't much of a shock. But he did come out about it rather easily, but he probably thought that she either ONE: wouldn't believe him and think it was a joke or TWO: could handle it because she had, in fact, figured out what he was and yet there she was in the car with him anyways.

4. What is your personal theory as to why Edward can?t hear Bella?s mind. If you have read New Moon, don?t attempt to answer this.

Hm. Well Stephenie said that Bella was just born that way. But maybe it has something to do with "fate." Because if Edward COULD read her mind, he wouldn't be as intrigued by her as he is. Or maybe she is not entirely human... Hmmm.

5. Did it concern you at all that Edward keeps such a close watch over Bella? Did it seem somewhat like a stalker to you or did you just brush it off?

I never once thought of stalker! I totally thought that it was way sweet that he watched over her like that. =] It made me go "AWWW" again.
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Chapter Eight – Port Angeles

A gentle reminder that if you ahve read New Moon, try to keep your answers as spoiler free as possible.

1. At what point were you worried for Bella’s safety with the thugs? Or did you have some idea that Edward would show up just in the nick of time?

I was worried right away, and yes I was expecting for Edward to show up just in the nick of time though still I couldn't help but give a big sigh of relief.

2. How did you feel about Edward’s emotional reaction to the whole situation? Were you afraid of him? Were you worried for Bella?

I think that Edward's emotional reaction was justified, but a little scary. Notice the word little. I kind of thought that he was going to go back and kill those thugs. I wasn't worried for Bella, because once Edward showed up, she was safe.

3. Were you surprised that Edward told the truth so quickly about his ability to mind read? Had you guessed that this was his secret?

I wasn't really surprised because, Bella caught on so quickly so it was expected to receive an explanation soon. I didn't really guess that this was his secret because he was kind of good at hiding his gift so well.

4. What is your personal theory as to why Edward can’t hear Bella’s mind. If you have read New Moon, don’t attempt to answer this.

Dunno.

5. Did it concern you at all that Edward keeps such a close watch over Bella? Did it seem somewhat like a stalker to you or did you just brush it off?

It didn't concern me at all, because it just meant that he cared and he doesn't really seem like the stalker-type. He's free to keep a close watch on me!
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1. At what point were you worried for Bella?s safety with the thugs? Or did you have some idea that Edward would show up just in the nick of time?
I was worried immediatley. Generally thugs like that don't just walk away after seeing an attractive young girl alone in the 'bad' neighborhood. I was extremely releived when Edward showed up.

2. How did you feel about Edward?s emotional reaction to the whole situation? Were you afraid of him? Were you worried for Bella?
I thought it was amazing how much he cared about Bella. I also thought he might have had some previous similar bad experience. I wasnt worried for Bella at all... he obviously wasnt mad at her. I was slightly scared of Edward, but that dissappeared quickly.

3. Were you surprised that Edward told the truth so quickly about his ability to mind read? Had you guessed that this was his secret?
Yes I was really surprised. but he had said that he always said too much around Bella... i guess it just shows how much he trusts her. No, I hadn't guessed that. I knew there was something unique, other than being a vampire, about him, but I had no idea it was mind-reading.


4. What is your personal theory as to why Edward can?t hear Bella?s mind. If you have read New Moon, don?t attempt to answer this.

I think it's because she's his 'soulmate' or whatever you wish to call it. I'm not sure if that's a ver likely theory, because Alice can see visions of Jasper, but It's the best I've got.



5. Did it concern you at all that Edward keeps such a close watch over Bella? Did it seem somewhat like a stalker to you or did you just brush it off?
No... I thought it was romantic. I suppose that's kind of odd to think that following her around is romantic, but oh well. I wouldn't mind if he followed me around!
"Hmmm...," He mused as he quickly finished. "It seems I'm going to have to tamper with your memory."

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1. At what point were you worried for Bella?s safety with the thugs? Or did you have some idea that Edward would show up just in the nick of time?

My sister and mom are awesome and love to spoil things for me, so I knew all about what would happen how Bella would find out. They did the same thing with New Moon. I speculated on something and my mom immediately said, "Yes!"

2. How did you feel about Edward?s emotional reaction to the whole situation? Were you afraid of him? Were you worried for Bella?

I am a creep, and I kind of liked it. I dunno, I like when he gets really protective of Bella like that. I wasn't afraid for Bella, rather the thugs he wanted to murder.

3. Were you surprised that Edward told the truth so quickly about his ability to mind read? Had you guessed that this was his secret?

I was surprised. I knew about this secret because of my amazing mom and sister, but I didn't like the way he just came out with it and had Bella accept it so easily. I guess perhaps it wasn't such a foreign idea to her because she had seen him lifting vans and knew something was different with him, however. Still, I would have just sat there with my mouth hanging open.

4. What is your personal theory as to why Edward can?t hear Bella?s mind. If you have read New Moon, don?t attempt to answer this.

K, I won't.

5. Did it concern you at all that Edward keeps such a close watch over Bella? Did it seem somewhat like a stalker to you or did you just brush it off?

Well, the back of the book kind of gives it away. She is irrevocably in love with him, so I knew he was being protective. I like the way he seems to watch over her as her own personal guardian angel in a way because Bella really, really needed someone able to lift vans and kill sadistic vampires and whatnot.
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1.At what point were you worried for Bella's safety with the thugs? Or did you have some idea that Edward would show up just in the nick of time?

I was uneasy when Bella left Angela and Jessica. I was just sort of aware that "Oh,no." With Bella's luck, and the fact this is a book, something is going to happen. I was too caught up reading to really think though.

2. How did you feel about Edward's emotional reaction to the whole situation? Where you afraid of him? Were you worried for Bella?

I thought it was really flattering for Bella. Like, Whoa, he's actually really worried about her. Also though, how can she be blind enough not to notice how furious he is?! I was worried about him.

3.Where you suprised that Edward told the truth so quickly about his ability to mind read? Had you guessed this was his secret?

I've read it more than once, so I don't remember if I was surprised he read minds. I was surprised that that possiblility occured to Bella. "Going to hell, might as well do it thoroughly," really bad quotation of Edward from Twilight. With that philisophy, why not tell Bella about himself? It fit well when I reading it though, so it didn't seem at all strange that he told it so quickly. Should have waited till they were out of the restraunt, in the car. Eavesdroppers? (Where does the word eavesdroppers come from?)

4. What is your personal theory as to why Edward can't hear Bella's mind. If you have read New Moom, don't attempt to answer this.

My personal theory mostly came from "Demon in My View," by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes. (You really should read her books, vampire romances written by a young author.) Maybe, like Jessica in "Demon in My View", Bella is part vampire. Edward probably would notice when he sucked the venom and her blood out though. Too bad for that theory.

5.Did it concern you that Edward keps such a close watch over Bella? Did it seem somewhat like a stalker to you or did you just brush it off?

It doesn't seem like he;s stalking her. She likes him, he ho mestly likes her, he has nothing else to do. I don't think much when I read though, so I didn't notice that much.

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1. At what point were you worried for Bella?s safety with the thugs? Or did you have some idea that Edward would show up just in the nick of time?

Well to be honest, I had *hoped* that something would happen to her. I'm sadistic and I LOVE when stuff like that happens to characters that I love. It would have amped up the angst factor soo much. But I knew that Edward or someone would come save her.

2. How did you feel about Edward?s emotional reaction to the whole situation? Were you afraid of him? Were you worried for Bella?

I thought it was sweet that he was so upset at the thought of someone hurting her. I wasn't really afraid of him or worried for Bella. He wouldn't intentionally hurt her ever, and it was quite obvious that he was still in control enough to recognise Bella from her potential attackers.

3. Were you surprised that Edward told the truth so quickly about his ability to mind read? Had you guessed that this was his secret?

A little, but not very much. Actually, that one totally took me by surprise. I had thought he was just an acute judge of character xD

4. What is your personal theory as to why Edward can?t hear Bella?s mind. If you have read New Moon, don?t attempt to answer this.

Heheh, I've got a lot of theories and the majority of them would take several hours to explain if talking face to face and would be at least ten pages long if written out, so I'm not even going to bother.

5. Did it concern you at all that Edward keeps such a close watch over Bella? Did it seem somewhat like a stalker to you or did you just brush it off?

Nah. It was cute that he was so worried about her. Although I did think that certain things in later chapters were kind of creepy.

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Alphie wrote:Chapter Eight ? Port Angeles

A gentle reminder that if you ahve read New Moon, try to keep your answers as spoiler free as possible.

1. At what point were you worried for Bella?s safety with the thugs? Or did you have some idea that Edward would show up just in the nick of time?

I was worried as soon as she saw four men gathered together -- that would make ME nervous! I didn't expect Edward to show up; I didn't know what to expect at that point; it was only after this incident that Edward formulated his theory that Bella was a magnet for trouble, not just accidents.

2. How did you feel about Edward?s emotional reaction to the whole situation? Were you afraid of him? Were you worried for Bella?

I was apprehensive because I wasn't sure WHY Edward was angry. I thought that he was, perhaps, angry at Bella for walking around a strange town alone at dusk and that she getting herself in that situation. Because we didn't know Edward that well yet, I wasn't sure what he would do with that anger, so I was nervous for Bella.

3. Were you surprised that Edward told the truth so quickly about his ability to mind read? Had you guessed that this was his secret?

I wasn't surprised, because although he said he didn't want Bella to figure out what he was, he didn't tell her to butt out and stop guessing. I wondered if part of him wanted her to know the truth about him. I guessed that this was his secret at this point, because there was no other way he would have been able to know where Bella was going to have dinner with Jessica and Angela.

4. What is your personal theory as to why Edward can?t hear Bella?s mind. If you have read New Moon, don?t attempt to answer this.

5. Did it concern you at all that Edward keeps such a close watch over Bella? Did it seem somewhat like a stalker to you or did you just brush it off?

I just brushed it off, I admit it. I wanted Edward to care about Bella, and his following her was proof that he was falling for her, so I gave him a pass. If it had been mike or Tyler, on the other hand, it would have creeped me out!

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