"But I would have been healthier for you. Not a drug; I would have been the air, the sun."
The corner of my mouth turned up in a wistful half-smile. "I used to think of you that way, you know. Like the sun. My personal sun. You balanced out the clouds nicely for
He sighed. "The clouds I can handle. But I can't fight with an eclipse."
"Yeah," he agreed. "Bunch of vampires trying to kill you, the usual." - Jacob
I know that many adults have problems with this series. They criticize the writing ability of the author, they are underwhelmed by the repetitive storyline, and they just have no empathy for Bella. As an adult, I agree with this, but I cannot deny the teen factor - the rabid, emotionally attached teens who prowl through these pages with lusty desire. I do see why they love it. The forbidden love of two "teens" who constantly think they are not thinking of themselves but are thinking of the best interests of each other or others even though, yes, they are just thinking of themselves. The drama of dueling lovers for the beautiful, sensitive outsider. The secrets. The danger. The legends. (OT: I would bet that Jacob imprints on Leah, once he returns from his tantrum.)