Things are in good taste at the beginning of the novel and Bella is enjoying her life to the fullest. However, things start unravelling on her 18th birthday when her birthday party is turned into a battle. The party is organized by Edward Cullen which is attended by several family guests. When Bella tries to unwrap a gift, she manages to gets a paper cut and the smell of her blood triggers Jasper (Edward s adopted brother) as he tries to attack Bella. However, Edward steps in between and protects Bella. But he makes a shocking revelation that stuns Bella and brings her world crashing down. He tells Bella that he doesn t love her anymore and leaves her. Bella is heartbroken and completely ruined. Another twist unfolds when Edward believes that Bella has lost her life by falling off a cliff. But will they ever meet again?