My parents knew how to keep a girl awake, anyway. My MP3 Player was on full volume, the duvet over my head and the door firmly shut. But the cottages walls were paper-thin; I could hear the thrashing and moans of contentment in the next room.
I sighed. It was so frustrating to be the only one who needed sleep. Nine Cullens. Almost all connected by venom. Not I. No. I didn't have venom. I was, to my utter disdain, half human. I was able to run only half as fast as the others. Half as strong. Half as powerful. Half the vampire.