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I’m Jacob Black. You bought my dad’s truck.

Jacob Black, Twilight, Chapter 6, p.119

I don’t think a tank could take out that old monster.

Jacob Black, Twilight, Chapter 6, p.120

You wouldn’t happen to know where I could get my hands on a master cylinder for a 1986 Volkswagen Rabbit?

Jacob Black, Twilight, Chapter 6, p.120

Do you like scary stories?

Jacob Black, Twilight, Chapter 6, p.123

Another legend claims that we descended from wolves — and that the wolves are our brothers still.

Jacob Black, Twilight, Chapter 6, p.124

There are stories of the cold ones as old as the wolf legends, and some much more recent. According to legend, my own great-grandfather knew some of them. He was the one who made the treaty that kept them off our land.

Jacob Black, Twilight, Chapter 6, p.124

You see, the cold ones are the natural enemies of the wolf—well, not the wolf, really, but the wolves that turn into men, like our ancestors. You would call them werewolves.

Jacob Black, Twilight, Chapter 6, p.124

There’s always a risk for humans to be around the cold ones, even if they’re civilized like this clan was. You never know when they might get too hungry to resist.

Jacob Black, Twilight, Chapter 6, p.125

You have goose bumps.

Jacob Black, Twilight, Chapter 6, p.126

I guess I just violated the treaty.

Jacob Black, Twilight, Chapter 6, p.126

So do you think we’re a bunch of superstitious natives or what?

Jacob Black, Twilight, Chapter 6, p.126

Can you believe my dad paid me twenty bucks to come to your prom?

Jacob Black, Twilight, Epilogue, p.490

He said to tell you, no, to warn you, that — and this is his plural, not mine, ‘We’ll be watching.’

Jacob Black, Twilight, Epilogue, p.492

So, should I tell him you said to butt the hell out?

Jacob Black, Twilight, Epilogue, p.492

Speak of the devil and the devil shall appear.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 6, p.138

If either of you set so much as one toe on my land tomorrow…

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 6, p.141

Okay, but if you’re going to get picky like that, you have to average in size, too. You’re so small, I’ll have to knock ten years off your total.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 6, p.146

Here’s to responsibility. Twice a week.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 7, p.164

I believe that… we have a date.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 7, p.168

They’re just cliff diving, Bella. Recreation. La Push doesn’t have a mall, you know.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 7, p.171

Sometimes you’re a little strange, Bella. Do you know that?

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 7, p.172

I swear, they’re like hall monitors gone bad.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 7, p.173

He looks at me like he’s waiting for something… like I’m going to join his stupid gang someday. He pays more attention to me than any of the other guys. I hate it.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 7, p.176

If this is how you’re going to react, I’ll freak out more often.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 7, p.179

Why are you apologizing for bleeding?

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 8, p.188

Bella, I think you need stitches. I’m not going to let you bleed to death

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 8, p.189

I would have figured you for a trail kind of girl.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 8, p.197

Bears don’t want to eat people. We don’t taste that good. Of course, you might be an exception. I bet you’d taste good.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 8, p.200

So are you going to be my Valentine? Since you didn’t get me a fifty-cent box of candy, it’s the least you can do.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 9, p.202

I told him you were planning to corrupt my youthful innocence.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 9, p.209

You sure can pick them, Bella. This movie really sucks.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 9, p.211

What a marshmallow. You should hold out for someone with a stronger stomach. Someone who laughs at the gore that makes weaker men vomit.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 9, p.211

As long as you like me the best. And you think I’m good-looking — sort of. I’m prepared to be annoyingly persistent.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 9, p.212

The pin’s out of the grenade for me, now, eh?

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 9, p.214

If you want to blame someone, why don’t you point your finger at those filthy, reeking bloodsuckers that you love so much?

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 11, p.267

I saw that — I can see in your eyes what it does to you when I say their name.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 11, p.267

Go home, Bella. I can’t hang out with you anymore.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 11, p.270

I’m not good enough to be your friend anymore, or anything else. I’m not what I was before. I’m not good.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 11, p.272

Sometimes, loyalty gets in the way of what you want to do. Sometimes, it’s not your secret to tell.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 12, p.283

The part that kills me is that you already know. I already told you everything!

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 12, p.283

Did you honestly not know? Was I the one who told you what he was?

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 12, p.286

See what I mean about loyalty? It’s the same for me, only worse. You can’t imagine how tight I’m bound…

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 12, p.286

If I thought it was too… too risky, I wouldn’t have come. But Bella, I made you a promise. I had no idea it would be so hard to keep, but that doesn’t mean I’m not going to try.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 12, p.288

I won’t lose you, Bella. Not for this.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 12, p.290

Well, I’m so sorry that I can’t be the right kind of monster for you, Bella. I guess I’m just not as great as a bloodsucker, am I?

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 13, p.307

You really, honestly don’t mind that I morph into a giant dog?

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 13, p.308

Vampires don’t count as people.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 13, p.310

I wish you would have told me that you were so afraid. You didn’t need to be.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 13, p.311

I swore I wasn’t going to get mad, no matter what you said to me. But… I just got so upset that I was going to lose you… that you couldn’t deal with what I am…

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 13, p.312

You’ve got to have a little more confidence in us than that. It’s insulting.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 13, p.317

When I… changed, it was the most… horrible, the most terrifying thing I’ve ever been through — worse than anything I could have imagined.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 13, p.319

Who’s afraid of the big, bad wolf?

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 13, p.321

Bella is not bait.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 14, p.336

Hunting vampires is fun. It’s the best part of this whole mess.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 14, p.339

The hardest part is feeling… out of control. Feeling like I can’t be sure of myself — like maybe you shouldn’t be around me, like maybe nobody should. Like I’m a monster who might hurt somebody.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 15, p.345

Who wants to be a nightmare, a monster?

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 15, p.345

Sometimes I’m afraid that I’m losing myself.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 15, p.346

The best part is the speed.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 15, p.346

We’re a pretty messed-up pair, aren’t we? Neither one of us can hold our shape together right.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 15, p.349

Look, do you mind saving the stupid stuff for when I’m around? I won’t be able to concentrate if I think you’re jumping off cliffs behind my back.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 16, p.367

I can’t go back. Treaty or no treaty, that’s my enemy in there.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 16, p.379

Bye, Bella. I really hope you don’t die.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 16, p.379

Yeah, I’ll always be your friend. No matter what you love.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 18, p.409

Sam would be mad if I broke the treaty, and you probably wouldn’t like it too much if I killed your friend.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 18, p.410

It was easier when we were both human, wasn’t it?

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 18, p.410

Jacob’s furious voice was suddenly in my ear, hissing out a stream of profanities. I felt a vague disapproval. His new friends were clearly a bad influence.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 18, p.414

The treaty is quite specific. If any of them bite a human, the truce is over. Bite, not kill.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Epilogue, p.558

I would never hurt her.

Jacob Black, New Moon, Epilogue, p.559

Sorry. I don’t have any leeches on my speed dial.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 3, p.77

Better frightened than lied to.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 3, p.81

She’s tougher than you think. And she’s been through worse.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 3, p.81

It’s his own fault if he doesn’t like the things I remember, though.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 3, p.82

I think I might have been wrong before, you know, about not being able to be friends. Maybe we could manage it, on my side of the line. Come see me.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 3, p.83

I miss you every day, Bella. It’s not the same without you.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 3, p.83

The fortune-telling bloodsucker can’t see us? Seriously? That’s excellent!

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 4, p.104

He thought you were the one person in the world with as much reason to hate the Cullens as he does. Sam feels sort of… betrayed that you would just let them back into your life like they never hurt you.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 4, p.109

They shouldn’t exist. Their existence goes against nature.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 4, p.111

What I am was born in me. It’s a part of who I am, who my family is, who we all are as a tribe — it’s the reason why we’re still here.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 4, p.111

Normal humans run away from monsters, Bella. And I never claimed to be normal. Just human.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 4, p.112

You think I should be as forgiving as you are? We can’t all be saints and martyrs.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 5, p.119

Did you seriously just stamp your foot? I thought girls only did that on TV.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 5, p.119

So, did you want to hear about Sam, or did you want to scream at me some more for things that are out of my control?

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 5, p.121

There are no rules that can bind you when you find your other half.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 5, p.123

It’s awful. No privacy, no secrets. Everything you’re ashamed of, laid out for everyone to see.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 5, p.125

Not bad for a prison break, eh?

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 7, p.170

I forget what it’s like, not having everyone know everything all the time. Having a quiet, private place inside my head.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 8, p.174

It’s not like love at first sight, really. It’s more like… gravity moves. When you see her, suddenly it’s not the earth holding you here anymore. She does. And nothing matters more than her. And you would do anything for her, be anything for her… You become whatever she needs you to be, whether that’s a protector, or a lover, or a friend, or a brother.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 8, p.176

But I’ll never see anyone else, Bella. I only see you. Even when I close my eyes and try to see something else. Ask Quil or Embry. It drives them all crazy.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 8, p.177

All the splendor of the Taj Mahal, without the inconvenience and expense of traveling to India.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 8, p.179

You won’t be Bella anymore. My friend won’t exist. There’ll be no one to forgive.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 8, p.182

You’d be better off dead. I rather you were.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 8, p.183

What do I look like, a pack mule?

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 10, p.216

That’s more than just a fashion statement — it sucks to carry jeans in your mouth.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 10, p.216

Does my being half-naked bother you?

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 10, p.216

What’s it like — having a vampire for a boyfriend?

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 10, p.218

What’s it like — having a werewolf for a best friend?

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 10, p.222

One of the many hazards of socializing with vampires. It makes you smell bad. A minor hazard, comparatively.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 10, p.223

I figured if I played nice, I’d get more time with you.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 11, p.261

Hey, it’s the least I can do — I offered eternal servitude, remember. I’m your slave for life.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 14, p.321

I’m in love with you, Bella. Bella, I love you. And I want you to pick me instead of him. I know you don’t feel that way, but I need the truth out there so that you know your options. I wouldn’t want a miscommunication to stand in our way.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 14, p.327

You can have me the way I am — bad behavior included — or not at all.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 15, p.329

You love me, too. Not the same way, I know. But he’s not your whole life, either. Not anymore. Maybe he was once, but he left. And now he’s just going to have to deal with the consequence of that choice — me.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 15, p.330

Until your heart stops beating, Bella. I’ll be here — fighting. Don’t forget that you have options.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 15, p.330

When he left, you spent all your energy holding on to him. You could be happy if you let go. You could be happy with me.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 15, p.333

Next time you want to hit me, use a baseball bat or a crowbar, okay?

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 15, p.335

Could I please have just a few seconds of your undivided attention, Miss Swan?

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 17, p.373

I really am sorry. About the other day, I mean, too. I shouldn’t have kissed you like that. It was wrong. I guess… well, I guess I deluded myself into thinking you wanted me to.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 17, p.373

Well, I figured that maybe it would make you remember me once in a while. You know how it is, out of sight, out of mind.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 17, p.375

Don’t lie to me, you suck at lying.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 17, p.375

Bunch of vampires trying to kill you. The usual.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 21, p.474

I thought you were supposed to be the forgiving one, and I was the grudge-holder.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 21, p.475

Either you’re lying, or you are the stubbornest person alive.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 21, p.476

Does that mean that he’s a better kisser that I am?

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 21, p.476

According to you, you’ve kissed just one person — who isn’t even really a person — in your whole life, and you’re calling it quits? How do you know that’s what you want? Shouldn’t you play the field a little?

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 21, p.477

You could kiss me, for example. I don’t mind if you want to use me to experiment.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 21, p.477

Sometimes I think you like me better as a wolf.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 21, p.478

I think it’s easier for you to be near me when I’m not human, because you don’t have to pretend that you’re not attracted to me.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 21, p.478

I make you nervous. But only when I’m human. When I’m a wolf, you’re more comfortable around me.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 21, p.478

When are you finally going to figure out that you’re in love with me, too?

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 21, p.481

I’m not saying you don’t love him. I’m not stupid. But it’s possible to love more than one person at a time, Bella. I’ve seen it in action.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 21, p.481

It’s really not so bad. Exciting sometimes, like with this thing tomorrow. But at first it sort of felt like being drafted into a war you didn’t know existed. There was no choice, you know? And it was so final.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 21, p.484

Go fetch a space heater. I’m not a St. Bernard.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 22, p.489

I’m sure she’ll thank you for this when her toes turn black and drop off.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 22, p.490

Don’t be stupid. Don’t you like having ten toes?

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 22, p.491

At least you know she wishes it was you.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 22, p.492

You mean, ‘as much as I’d love to kill you, I’m glad she’s warm,’ right?

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 22, p.497

I knew you were just as crazy jealous as I am.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 22, p.497

I think you were just worried that if you really forced her to choose, she might not choose you.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 22, p.497

You know exactly how much I hate to accept this, but I can see that you do love her… in your way. I can’t argue with that anymore.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 22, p.501

I didn’t say it wasn’t the best night I’ve ever spent. Just that I didn’t get a lot of sleep. I thought Bella was never going to shut up.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 23, p.509

Don’t worry about me, Bells. I’ll be fine, just like I always am. ’Sides, you think I’m going to let Seth go in my place — have all the fun and steal all the glory? Right.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 23, p.510

That should have been our first kiss. Better late than never.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 23, p.530

Dr. Fang isn’t sure how much pain medication I need, so he’s going with trial and error. Think he overdid it.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 26, p.592

I was sort of counting on his reaction. Damn it all. He’s better than I thought.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 26, p.593

He’s playing every bit as hard as I am, only he knows what he’s doing and I don’t. Don’t blame me because he’s a better manipulator than I am — I haven’t been around long enough to learn all his tricks.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 26, p.594

Don’t you think you ought to know how you feel — just so that it doesn’t take you by surprise someday when it’s too late and you’re a married vampire?

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 26, p.594

Do I get points for making you cry?

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 26, p.597

I’m exactly right for you, Bella. It would have been effortless for us — comfortable, easy as breathing. I was the natural path your life would have taken… If the world was the way it was supposed to be, if there were no monsters and no magic…

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 26, p.599

He’s like a drug for you, Bella. I see that you can’t live without him now. It’s too late. But I would have been healthier for you. Not a drug; I would have been the air, the sun.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 26, p.599

The clouds I can handle. But I can’t fight with an eclipse.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 26, p.600

I’ll always be waiting in the wings, Bella. You’ll always have that spare option if you want it.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Chapter 26, p.602

I’d hate to shatter the dream world you live in — the one where the sun is orbiting the place where you stand — so I won’t tell you how little I care what your problem is. Go. Away.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Epilogue, p.622

If the silence in my head lasted, I would never go back. I wouldn’t be the first one to choose this form over the other. Maybe, if I ran far enough away, I would never have to hear again… I pushed my legs faster, letting Jacob Black disappear behind me.

Jacob Black, Eclipse, Epilogue, p.629

Kind is my middle name.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 4, p.58

Can I cut in?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 4, p.58

Stop blubbering, Bella. You’ll ruin your dress. It’s just me.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 4, p.58

Yeah – the party can start. The best man finally made it.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 4, p.58

I’m glad I came. I didn’t think I would be. But it’s good to see you… one more time. Not as sad as I’d thought it would be.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 4, p.59

I’m out of practice with the whole human thing.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 4, p.60

I tell you, if I could get rid of the voices in my head, being a wolf would be about perfect.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 4, p.61

Insanity is probably easier than sharing a pack mind. Crazy people’s voices don’t send babysitters to watch them.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 4, p.61

I’m just here to be your friend. Your best friend, one last time.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 4, p.62

You’d think I’d be used to telling you goodbye by now.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 4, p.63

You’re not supposed to be the one crying, Bella.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 4, p.63

That’s my girl.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 4, p.64

I’ll kill you. I’ll kill you myself! I’ll do it now!

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 4, p.67

Life sucks, and then you die. Yeah, I should be so lucky.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Book Two Preface, p.143

Jeez, Paul, don’t you freaking have a home of your own?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 8, p.145

Wow, I bet Leah’s really going to love to hear that you want to spend some quality time with her. It’ll just warm the cockles of her heart.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 8, p.146

Back in the day, you could count on Paul for a fight pretty much whenever. You didn’t have to hit him then – any mild insult would do. It didn’t take a lot to flip him out of control. Now, of course, when I really wanted a good snarling, ripping, break-the-trees-down match, he had to be all mellow.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 8, p.147

All this mandatory love-at-first-sight was completely sickening!

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 8, p.147

I wondered – would a bullet through my temple actually kill me or just leave a really big mess for me to clean up?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 8, p.148

Right now, I wouldn’t mind dismantling a haystack. At least that would give me something to do.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 8, p.150

Bella was either coming back one of them, or not coming back. Either way, a human life had been lost. And that meant game on.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 8, p.150

Five bucks on the baby girl.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 8, p.152

It was hard being around imprinted people. No matter what stage they were in – about to tie the knot like Sam or just a much-abused nanny like Quil – the peace and certainty they always radiated was downright puke-inducing.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 8, p.153

Sometimes I thought it might be fun to enter a race – you know, like the Olympic trials or something. It would be cool to watch the expressions on those star athlete’s faces when I blew by them. Only I was pretty sure the testing they did to make sure you weren’t on steroids would probably turn up some really freaky crap in my blood.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 8, p.156

It had been so confusing. Dying to kill him. Afraid to hurt her. My friends in the way.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 8, p.157

I hated it when Sam laid down the law like that. I hated the feeling of having no choice. Of having to obey.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 8, p.157

I’m not afraid to die.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 8, p.162

Nope, the pack wasn’t attacking anyone today. But I was.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 8, p.163

Huh – I wondered if Sam would consider my death provocation. Probably say I got what I deserved. Wouldn’t want to offend his bloodsucker BFFs.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.168

Ugh. Reeking vampires.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.169

If there was such a thing as a safe vampire, it was the strangely gentle leader.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.170

They were all here, all together, but that was not what froze me where I stood and had my jaw dropping to the floor. It was Edward. It was the expression on his face. I’d seen him angry, and I’d seen him arrogant, and once I’d seen him in pain. But this – this was beyond agony. His eyes were half-crazed. He didn’t look up to glare at me. He stared down at the couch beside him with an expression like someone had lit him on fire. His hands were rigid claws at his side.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.170

I saw her at the same moment that I caught her scent. Her warm, clean, human scent.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.171

I knew how Bella felt about almost everything – her thoughts were so obvious; sometimes it was like they were printed on her forehead. So she didn’t have to tell me every detail of a situation for me to get it.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.172

Edward moaned real quiet. His head slumped against Bella’s knees. She put one of her hands against his cheek. Like she was comforting him.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.172

I didn’t want to see this, didn’t want to think about this. I didn’t want to imagine him inside her. I didn’t want to know that something I hated so much had taken root in the body I loved.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.174

I always knew he would kill her.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.174

I didn’t want to kill girls… even vampire girls. Though I might make an exception for that blonde.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.175

Patience isn’t my specialty.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.176

For a second I was just a kid – a kid who had lived all of his life in the same tiny town. Just a child. Because I knew I would have to live a lot more, suffer a lot more, to ever understand the searing agony in Edward’s eyes.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.176

This was the face a man would have if he were burning at the stake.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.177

His broken helplessness irritated me. I wanted a fight, not an execution.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.177

Jeez, she was running true to form. Of course, die for the monster spawn. It was so Bella.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.177

Did you ever notice that she’s exactly as strong as a normal hundred-and-ten-pound human girl? How stupid are you vamps? Hold her down and knock her out with drugs.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.178

You should have left Bella with me.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.178

Maybe he should have thought about all this before he knocked her up with the life-sucking monster.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.179

I didn’t realize they had a special name for what you are.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.179

I wondered if he was really going crazy. Could vampires lose their minds?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.180

That’s the craziest thing you’ve said yet.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.181

I couldn’t think about what he was suggesting. It was too much. Impossible. Wrong. Sick. Borrowing Bella for the weekends and then returning her Monday morning like a rental movie? SO messed up. So tempting.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.181

Make Bella see sense? What universe do you live in?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.182

Where is this psycho crap coming from? Are you making this up as you go?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.182

I couldn’t believe I was even thinking about this. Bella would punch me – not that I cared about that, but it would probably break her hand again.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 9, p.183

I felt like – like I don’t know what. Like this wasn’t real. Like I was in some Goth version of a bad sitcom. Instead of being the A/V dweeb about to ask the head cheerleader to the prom, I was the finished-second-place werewolf about to ask the vampire’s wife to shack up and procreate. Nice.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.185

He was right – she was beating herself up about hurting his feelings. The girl was a classic martyr. She’d totally been born in the wrong century. She should have lived back when she could have gotten herself fed to some lions for a good cause.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.187

The composure he was trying to keep up for Bella was shaky. I could see how close he was to that burning man he’d been outside.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.187

I’m not going to lie, Bells. You’re hideous.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.187

To talk some sense into you. There’s a battle that’s lost before it starts.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.188

I did know this – every second I spent with her was only going to add to the pain I would have to suffer later. Like a junkie with a limited supply, the day of reckoning was coming for me. The more hits I took now, the harder it would be when my supply ran out.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.188

Is dementia one of your symptoms?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.189

If she hadn’t looked so fragile I would’ve been screaming. As it was, I did growl at her.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.189

If you think that imprinting could ever make sense of this insanity… Do you really think that just because I might someday imprint on some stranger it would make this right? Tell me what the point was then, Bella! What was the point of me loving you? What was the point of you loving him? When you die, how is that ever right again? What’s the point to all the pain? Mine, yours, his! You’ll kill him, too, not that I care about that. So what was the point of your twisted love story, in the end? If there is any sense, please show me, Bella, because I don’t see it.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.189

You’re dying for nothing, Bella! Nothing!

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.190

I took her face in my hand. I didn’t have to remind myself to be gentle. Everything about her screamed breakable.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.190

Emergency vampirization.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.191

I realized I needed her to stay alive, in some form. In any form.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.191

Oh, I hadn’t heard the great news. A bouncing baby boy, huh? Shoulda brought some blue balloons.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.192

Shut up, Bella. You can spout this crap to your bloodsucker, but you’re not fooling me.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.193

There was no point. I would never be able to save her from herself. I’d never been able to do that.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.194

You don’t have to hurt him. You could make him happy again, Bella.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.195

I told you he was going crazy. Literally, Bells.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.196

Why do you always have to love the wrong things, Bella?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.197

I could feel the addiction sucking at me, trying to keep me near her.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.197

I’m not going to hang around and watch you die, Bella.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.197

I almost went back. I almost turned around and fell down on my knees and started begging again. But I knew that I had to quit Bella, quit her cold turkey, before she killed me, like she was going to kill him.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.197

Carlisle Cullen. Looking at him without that hate clouding my eyes, I couldn’t deny that killing him was murder. He was good. Good as any human we protected. Maybe better. The others, too, I supposed, but I didn’t feel as strongly about them. I didn’t know them as well. It was Carlisle who would hate fighting back, even to save his own life. That’s why we would be able to kill him – because he wouldn’t want us, his enemies, to die. This was wrong. And it wasn’t just because killing Bella felt like suicide.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 10, p.205

There was fear in the pack, not so much for self but for the whole. We couldn’t imagine that we would all make it out alive tonight. Which brothers would we lose? Which minds would leave us forever? Which grieving families would we be consoling in the morning?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 11, p.206

I could see how easy it would be – to think about nothing more than my part. It wasn’t hard to imagine attacking Jasper and Emmett. We’d been close to that before. I’d thought of them as enemies for a very long time. I could do that now again. I just had to forget that they were protecting the same thing I would protect. I had to forget the reason why I might want them to win…

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 11, p.208

No one could dispute the Alpha’s decision – except for me. I hadn’t earned anything. But there were things that had been born in me, things that I’d left unclaimed. I’d never wanted to lead the pack. I didn’t want to do it now. I didn’t want the responsibility for all our fates resting on my shoulders. Sam was better at that than I would ever be. But he was wrong tonight. And I had not been born to kneel to him. The bonds fell off my body the second that I embraced my birthright.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 11, p.209

I sprinted toward the white house I still hated, leaving my home behind me. Home didn’t belong to me anymore. I’d turned my back on it.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 11, p.212

How did everything get messed up and twisted so that I was here now, all alone, an unwilling Alpha, cut off from my brothers, choosing vampires over them?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 11, p.212

Stop being so… optimistic. It’s getting on my nerves.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 11, p.215

Wouldn’t it be just peachy if I couldn’t take care of Seth for one freaking night? What if something happened to him on my watch? Leah would shred me into kibble.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 11, p.219

This would be a lot easier if the communication wasn’t one way. Then again, I was kinda glad I wasn’t in his head.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 11, p.221

What is it with you Clearwaters? Why can’t you leave me alone?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 12, p.228

Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 12, p.237

The girl looked like she only had hours left, and she had to be in pain, but she was making jokes. So Bella. Trying to ease the tension, make it better for everyone else.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 12, p.241

I’m not here as a donor, Bells.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 12, p.243

Edward stayed, holding Bella’s hand. His face was dead again. He didn’t seem to have the energy to keep up even that little hint of hope he’d had before. They stared into each other’s eyes, but not in a gooey way. It was like they were having a conversation. Kind of reminded me of Sam and Emily.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 13, p.244

If there was a way to escape this pain, I’d take it, too.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 13, p.245

I kind of liked how, a lot of the time, she seemed to forget that I wasn’t completely human.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 13, p.245

Don’t blame me for this one. Your vampire was just picking snide comments out of my head.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 13, p.245

You’re scared of Leah, but you’re best buds with the psychopath blonde?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 13, p.247

She understands that you’re gonna die and she doesn’t care, s’long as she gets her mutant spawn out of the deal.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 13, p.247

You say that like it’s possible.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 13, p.247

She glared at Edward’s hand like she might take a snap at it. I wished she would. I bet Edward wouldn’t take that sitting down, and I’d love to see Blondie lose a limb.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 13, p.249

If he succeeded with this, if Bella lived, Edward wasn’t going to be able to get away with so much when her senses were as sharp as his. He’d have to work on the honesty thing.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 13, p.250

Jeez, how did anyone stand living with him? It was really too bad he couldn’t hear Bella’s thoughts. Then he’d annoy the crap out of her, too, and she’d get tired of him.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 13, p.251

Great, now I was the court jester.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 13, p.251

That ghost of hope in Edward’s eyes had turned into the real thing.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 13, p.252

I was glad Bella felt better. So what if the means grossed me out? It wasn’t like I’d said anything.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 13, p.252

I gritted my teeth. She was allowed to kill herself for a monster, but I wasn’t allowed to miss a few nights’ sleep to watch her do it?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 13, p.252

Nudity was an inconvenient but unavoidable part of pack life. We’d all thought nothing of it before Leah came along. Then it got awkward.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 13, p.259

I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that Leah belongs wherever she wants to be.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 13, p.263

I took the clothes gingerly between my teeth – ugh – and carried them back to the trees. Just in case this was some joke by the blond psychopath and I had a bunch of girls’ stuff here. Bet she’d love to see the look on my human face as I stood there naked, holding a sundress.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 14, p.268

What was with her? For crying out loud, she was married! Happily married, too – there was no question that she was in love with her vampire past the boundaries of sanity. And hugely pregnant, to top it off. So why did she have to be so damn thrilled to see me? Like I’d made her who freakin’ day by walking through the door. If she would just not care… Or more than that – really not want me around. It would be so much easier to stay away.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 14, p.270

Edward seemed to be in agreement with my thoughts – we were on the same wavelength so much lately it was crazy.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 14, p.270

How much blood would it take to keep her going? At some point, would they start trotting in the neighbors?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 14, p.271

You know how you drown a blonde, Rosalie? Glue a mirror to the bottom of a pool.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 14, p.271

I snorted. Vampire mother hen – bizarre.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 14, p.272

Vampires get headaches?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 14, p.276

Happy to be of service, ma’am.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 14, p.277

Could you keep it down? Sleeping, here.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 14, p.277

What’s for breakfast? O negative or AB positive?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 14, p.280

Clearly, there was no physical need strong enough to get Edward away from Bella now.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 14, p.283

This was the problem with hanging out with vampires – you got used to them. They started messing up the way you saw the world. They started feeling like friends.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 14, p.284

It made no sense for them to stay, and it would be better – not less painful, but healthier – for me if Bella left.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 15, p.288

As much as I knew it was a stupid thing to do, I couldn’t stop myself. I must be some kind of masochist.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 15, p.291

And, just like before, Bella’s face lit up like a kid’s on Christmas morning. Like I’d brought her the greatest gift ever. It was so unfair.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 15, p.292

Thanks, anyway, Alice, but I don’t think I’d want to eat something Blondie’s spit in. I’d bet my system wouldn’t take too kindly to venom.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 15, p.293

It had once probably been a big mixing bowl, but she’d bent the bowl back in on itself until it was shaped almost exactly like a dog dish. I had to be impressed with her quick craftsmanship. And her attention to detail. She’d scratched the word Fido into the side. Excellent handwriting.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 15, p.294

Hey, do you know what you call a blonde with a brain? A golden retriever.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 15, p.294

Let me guess, someone around here used to cut hair in a salon in Paris?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 15, p.295

So… um… what’s the, er, date? You know, the due date for the little monster.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 15, p.295

For a minute I tried to look at her from a distance, to separate myself from the pull. I knew it wasn’t my imagination that my need for her was stronger than ever. Why was that? Because she was dying? Or knowing that even if she didn’t, still – best case scenario – she’d be changing into something else that I wouldn’t know or understand?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 15, p.296

Why do you want me here? Seth could keep you warm, and he’s probably easier to be around, happy little punk. But when I walk in the door, you smile like I’m your favorite person in the world.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 15, p.297

I’ll never be a part of your family, Bella.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 15, p.298

How about, ‘Jacob, I get a kick out of your pain.’

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 15, p.298

I’m not a bloodsucker, so maybe I’m missing something, but Charlie seems like kind of a strange choice for her first meal.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 15, p.300

Silently, I lifted my doggy bowl off the floor. Then, with a quick, powerful flip of my wrist, I threw it into the back of Blondie’s head so hard that – with an earsplitting bang – it smashed flat before it ricocheted across the room and snapped the round top piece off the thick newel post at the foot of the stairs.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 15, p.304

Dumb blonde.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 15, p.304

S’not so hard to erase a blonde’s memory. Just blow in her ear.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 15, p.304

Bella’s light snore started up again, accenting my sarcasm nicely.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 15, p.306

Ugh. I so didn’t want to have this conversation.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 16, p.318

What’s wrong with going out and falling in love like a normal person, Leah? Imprinting is just another way of getting your choices taken away from you.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 16, p.319

Edward and I weren’t the only ones who were burning over this. Alice loved Bella, too.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 16, p.321

I’d been planning to take off and get some Z’s, but the chance to ruin Rosalie’s morning seemed too good to pass up.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 16, p.323

Someday, Beauty Queen, you’re going to get tired of just threatening me. I’m really looking forward to that.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 16, p.324

As he stared at them, his face was not frightened or angry or burning or any of the other expressions he’d worn since their return. He was marveling with her.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 16, p.326

In that moment, I knew that I was alone. All alone. I wanted to kick myself when I realized how much I’d been counting on that loathsome vampire. How stupid – as if you could ever trust a leech! Of course he would betray me in the end.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 16, p.327

In a sick way, it was my lucky day. If by lucky you meant taking a well-traveled highway at two hundred without so much as seeing one cop, even in the thirty-mile-an-hour speed-trap towns. What a letdown. A little chase action might have been nice, not to mention that the license plate info would bring the heat down on the leech. Sure, he’d buy his way out of it, but it might have been just a little inconvenient for him.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 17, p.330

Seemed like maybe getting your choices taken away from you wasn’t the very worst thing in the world. Maybe feeling like this was the very worst thing in the world.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 17, p.331

So how do you look for a random soul mate in a crowd? Well, first, I needed a crowd. So I tooled around, looking for a likely spot. I passed a couple of malls, which probably would’ve been pretty good places to find girls my age, but I couldn’t make myself stop. Did I want to imprint on some girl who hung out in a mall all day?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 17, p.331

Sometimes they stared back. Sometimes they looked scared – like they were thinking, Who is this big freak glaring at me? Sometimes I thought they looked kind of interested, but maybe that was just my ego running wild.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 17, p.332

Maybe I was what Leah thought she was. Some kind of dead end that shouldn’t be passed on to another generation. Or maybe it was just that my life was a big, cruel joke, and there was no escape from the punch line.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 17, p.333

Nice girl who knew cars. Wow. I stared at her face harder, wishing I knew how to make it work. C’mon, Jake – imprint already.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 17, p.334

I wasn’t in that healthier place where Leah was headed. I wasn’t going to be able to fall in love like a normal person. Not when I was bleeding over someone else. Maybe – if it was ten years from now and Bella’s heart was long dead and I’d hauled myself through the whole grieving process and come out in one piece again – maybe then I could offer Lizzie a ride in a fast car and talk makes and models and get to know something about her and see if I liked her as a person. But that wasn’t going to happen now. Magic wasn’t going to save me. I was just going to have to take the torture like a man. Suck it up.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 17, p.334

So the psycho was “Rose” now. He’d completely crossed over to the dark side.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 17, p.339

I stared at Edward, feeling sort of like my eyes might pop out of their sockets. Underneath that disbelief, I could see right away that this was the critical factor. This was what had changed Edward – that the monster had convinced him of this love. He couldn’t hate what loved Bella. It was probably why he couldn’t hate me, either. There was a big difference, though. I wasn’t killing her.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 17, p.339

Crazy how easy it was, walking through the dark with a vampire right beside me. It didn’t feel unsafe, or even uncomfortable, really. It felt like walking next to anybody. Well, anybody who smelled bad.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 17, p.343

You can talk when you’re not being stupid.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 17, p.345

Tomorrow, she’d be someone else. But hopefully alive, and that was what counted, right? She’d look at me with the same eyes, sort of. Smile with the same lips, almost. She’d still know me better than anyone who didn’t have full access to the inside of my head. Leah might be an interesting companion, maybe even a true friend – someone who would stand up for me. But she wasn’t my best friend the way that Bella was. Aside from the impossible love I felt for Bella, there was also that other bond, and it ran bone deep. Tomorrow, she’d be my enemy. Or she’d be my ally. And, apparently, the distinction was up to me.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 17, p.345

You stay with me now, Bella! Do you hear me? Stay! You’re not leaving me! Keep your heart beating!

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 18, p.352

All the king’s horses and all the king’s men… But there was nothing there, just me, just him. Working over a corpse. Because that’s all that was left of the girl we both loved. This broken, bled-out, mangled corpse. We couldn’t put Bella together again.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 18, p.355

This was it, then. The ocean of pain. The other shore so far away across the boiling water that I couldn’t imagine it, much less see it. I felt empty again, now that I’d lost my purpose. Saving Bella had been my fight for so long now. And she wouldn’t be saved.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 18, p.356

Of course it would want blood. What else would you feed the kind of monster that would brutally mutilate its own mother? It might as well have been drinking Bella’s blood. Maybe it was.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 18, p.357

Why should I let him get away from what he’d done? Wouldn’t it be more fair – more satisfying – to let him live with nothing, nothing at all?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 18, p.358

Everything inside me came undone as I stared at the tiny porcelain face of the half-vampire, half-human baby. All the lines that held me to my life were sliced apart in swift cuts, like clipping the strings to a bunch of balloons. Everything that made me who I was – my love for the dead girl upstairs, my love for my father, my loyalty to my new pack, the love for my other brothers, my hatred for my enemies, my home, my name, my self – disconnected from me in that second – snip, snip, snip – and floated up into space. I was not left drifting. A new string held me where I was.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 18, p.360

The gravity of the earth no longer tied me to the place where I stood. It was the baby girl in the blond vampire’s arms that held me here now. Renesmee.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 18, p.360

I gotta say it, Bells. You’re a freak show.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 22, p.433

You still look like you – sort of. Maybe it’s not the look so much as… you are Bella. I didn’t think it would feel like you were still here.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 22, p.434

I’m getting older here, Bella. Okay, not technically, but you get the idea.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 22, p.435

You said we belonged in each other’s lives, right? That we were family. You said that was how you and I were supposed to be. So… now we are. It’s what you want.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 22, p.450

You know I don’t think of her that way! Do you think Edward would have let me live this long if I did? All I want is for her to be safe and happy – is that so bad? So different from what you want?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 22, p.450

I didn’t put him in danger. Except from you. But you’ve got some kind of supernatural self-control, right? Not as good as mind ready, if you ask me. Much less exciting.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 25, p.493

He’s brave. Brave as you are. Didn’t pass out or throw up or anything. I gotta say, I was impressed. You should’ve seen his face when I started taking my clothes off, though. Priceless.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 25, p.495

If you’d give this just a minute, you’ll see that I did you a favor here.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 25, p.495

Jeez, Bells. You didn’t used to be so melodramatic. Is that a vampire thing?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 25, p.495

I phased back and got dressed, and then after he started breathing again, I said something like, ‘Charlie, you don’t live in the world you thought you lived in. The good news is, nothing has changed – except that now you know. Life’ll go on the same way it always has. You can go right back to pretending that you don’t believe any of this.’

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 25, p.496

After a few minutes, he asked, real quietly, if you turned into an animal, too. And I said, ‘She wishes she was that cool!’

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 25, p.496

His main request is that he be told as little as possible about all of this. If it’s not absolutely essential for him to know something, then keep it to yourself. Need to know, only.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 25, p.497

I didn’t think you’d mind me lying. That’s all part of the game, right?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 25, p.498

Bella, things are different with us now, but you’ll always be my best friend, and I’ll always love you. But I’ll love you the right way now. There’s finally a balance. We both have people we can’t live without.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 25, p.498

Oh, c’mon, Charlie. I’m the same person I’ve always been. Just pretend this afternoon didn’t happen.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 25, p.510

Everything’s going to be great, Charlie. Just try to not believe anything you see.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 25, p.511

Bella’s supposed to be a grown-up. Married and a mom and all that. Shouldn’t there be more dignity?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 26, p.522

Freaky Bella.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 26, p.523

I’m not my pack’s nanny.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 27, p.534

It doesn’t count if you cheat.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 27, p.535

Don’t mess with me, Bella, please!

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 28, p.553

Some friends. They’d turn on you just because of who you hang out with now?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 29, p.568

Say what you want, I still think Dracula One and Dracula Two are creep-tacular.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 33, p.631

You’re so lucky you’re out of the loop, Charlie. That’s all I’m going to say.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 33, p.633

The packs will fight with the Cullens. We’re not afraid of vampires.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 34, p.660

Stupid leeches. Think they’re so superior.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 34, p.661

Real. Does that make me imaginary?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 39, p.745

Anytime, Bella. But you already know that.

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 39, p.749

I guess things are going to be kind of boring now, aren’t they?

Jacob Black, Breaking Dawn, Chapter 39, p.749