Bella Swan arrives in a new town where she thought she would be the outcast of the school she is attending. After the initial shock of how easily she fitted in, she soon realises who the real out-casts are. The Cullen family who sits in the corner of the canteen room hiding in the shadows.Their unusually white skin and dark eyes with a hint of purple under them, like they havn't been sleeping lately, took to Bella's attention, especially one of them. Edward Cullen, beautiful and strange saves Bella from a near death experience. That is when Bella investigates further into the Cullen family history, and discovers a cold deadly secret about who they are. As Bellas and Edward develop an intimate relationship, there is a deadly barrier between them both.