A Bridge Too Hard to Cross


Leah's POV

We weren't too far from my place. I was still fuming about that Bella Cullen. Everything Jacob had said was right; Bella was being a real bitch about all of this. I had no problem with her being mad at me but what she did was just uncalled for.

"If you walk any further you'll bump into the door Leah," My brother said and I snapped out of my little daydream. I was pretty much an inch away from the door. Seth and Jacob laughed lightly behind me. I took a step back and opened the door.

However, before Jake and Seth could come inside I slammed the door shut, right on their faces. I leaned against the door and smiled. Locking it, I went over to get something to eat.

"Leah, open the door!" Seth shouted I shook my head they would have to wait awhile longer.

"I'm eating, sorry can't come to the door right now," I told them, grabbing a bag of chips from the cupboard smiling. I heard Jacob bang on the door. I still had my mind on that Bella. Who does she think she is?

I swear if anything were to happen to the little buggers, I would throw Bella straight into the fire. I looked at the clock and decided it was time to let the two boys inside.

I went and opened the door Seth and Jacob feel inside. I laughed because Jacob was right on top of Seth.

"Nice position Black, but I don't approve of you having gay sex with my little brother," I said in between laughter. They figured it out and Jacob jumped right out the door. I laughed even harder at this.

"Glad you thought that was funny," Seth mumbled getting up. Walking over to the couch, I could see a slight smile on his face. Good thing about Seth was he could laugh at himself.

"Well you never see what I just saw that often Seth, unless you and Jacob are in some kind of relationship I don't know about" I said, starting to control my laughter. Jake came back inside, slamming the door. He leaned against the wall and looked like he was trying to pout.

"Aw, is poor little Jake mad?" I asked, this time it was Seth who burst into laughter. I whipped the bag of chips at him.

"You could have whipped them at me Clearwater," Jacob said, looking up to reveal one my most favorite smiles. I yawned; it was so time for bed. Even though it was only 2:30 p.m. I was ready to sleep through the next nine months.

"Time for bed Leah?" Jacob asked and I nodded, then he did something much unexpected. He picked me up and dumped me on the couch.

"I hate you," I said, before I fell asleep looking at his amazing smile.

Renesmee's POV

All of my family and I were sitting in the living room, talking about what went on this afternoon. I felt embarrassed about what my own mother did to Leah; it's not as if it was Leah's fault.

I was sitting in the armchair beside my father and mother. I knew that my father could very well hear my thoughts, he agreed with every one of them. Violence was something I couldn't stand. I never grasped the concept of how two people can hurt one another.

The image of my mother attacking Leah ran in my head repeatedly, it was horrible. I was of course upset about what my Jacob had gotten himself into, but not so upset I would go and attack one of his own.

"Bella, we can all understand you're anger but you had no right to go and attack Leah like that," Rosalie told my mom, her tone sharp. She was the only person standing up.

"Can you even imagine what would have happened If the little things were harmed?" My aunt Alice asked. I was quiet through this whole conversation. That was until I had something I needed to say.

"Mom, can you imagine what would happen is she ended up miscarrying? What would you do then? Because if it was me I would have already thrown myself into the fire" I spoke up, everyone's heads turned to me. What I had said was rather unexpected of me.

"Would you?" My mother asked me, she seemed to be in a dangerous mood still. I learned better then to upset my family members. My mother was still mad about the whole episode that had taken place this afternoon.

"Yes, I don't mean to be rude or anything but I would have never acted like you did this afternoon, it doesn't matter that Leah heals fast, you could have not only hurt her little babies but you could have really injured her" I said, my father gave me a look. Not one of disappointment but more like one of approval.

"Bella, love I must agree with our daughter, you're not a newborn anymore you need to control you anger," My father told my mother. I could really see how I was much like him.

"Fine, I'm sorry I made a mistake once in this life," My mother said, not with attitude but as if she was hurt. My mother was not a bad person, she was very nice and an amazing mother in my opinion. Did she finally understand the consequences of her actions? The answer to my answer was my father's nod.

"I'm going to call Jacob," I said, getting up and walking upstairs. Turning on my cell phone, I dialed Jacob's cell number. I went into Grandma and Grandpa's room and sat on their bed, just waiting for Jacob to finally pick up.

"Hello?" Jacob's voice came on the phone. His voice sounded like he just woke up from a nap or something.

"Hey Jake, it Nessie"

"Oh hi Nessie, what's up?" He asked. Suddenly very awake. I smiled a bit.

"I just wanted to make sure you, Seth and Leah were okay" I said, looked straight ahead into the living room where the rest of my family was gathered.

"Yeah, I'm fine, Seth is fine and Leah is asleep right now, last time I got a good look at her she seemed fine" He told me, I sighed in relief. I was always fond of all the wolves in La Push, Leah included.

"Thanks, I just escaped a family meeting," I said, I could hear him trying not to laugh. He failed.

"Let me try and guess the topic, the event that happened earlier this afternoon or the national debt" he said, I rolled my eyes. I was really starting to act more and more like my father every passing second.

"Yeah, I told off my mom" I said, I heard him gasp a bit.

"What did you say to her?" he asked, now very interested in what just went on not even five minutes ago.

"Well I asked her if anything happened the Leah or the babies if she could live with herself, then I said because if it was me I would have already jumped into the fire" I told him.

"Wow, and you're alive to tell the tale?" He asked. If we were not talking on the phone I would have hit him.

"My own mother had never harmed me like that before, and she never will it's not in her nature, Jacob of all people you should know that." I said.

"Whoa, calm down Nessie, I was only joking" he said, I smiled. Boys will be boys. I heard my mother light footsteps coming upstairs.

"Jake my mom's coming I need to go" I said in a rush.

"Okay, bye Nessie"

"Bye Jacob" With that I closed my phone and waited only a few more seconds before my mother came into the room. She sat down beside me on the bed and put her arm around me.

"Please don't tell me you're mad at me" She said, I gave her a look of utter shock. How could I possibly be mad at her?

"Why would I be mad at you, it was impulse and I understand that perfectly well' I told her. She was feeling guilty for setting such a bad example for me, but I would never hold it against her.

"Good, because I'm pretty pissed of at myself" She said, I put an arm around her. Funny that it was her the mother the needed to cared for by the daughter.

I started laughing.

"What's so funny?" My mother asked.

"This whole situation is out of whack," I told her. Still unable to control my laughter.

"What do you mean by that?" She asked, smiling.

"One minute you're all upset and mad and the next minute you're all emotional and depressed, I feel sorry for Uncle Jasper," I said, we both started laughing.

"Things will work out mom, even if what Jacob did was wrong you and I both know he would never go and leave me or Leah, he's not that kind of wolf" I said, she nodded. She had known Jacob longer then I have. Even in the seven years, I've known him I knew he was probably the best a girl can get. My father soon came upstairs and into the room.

"What's so funny?" he asked, leaning against the doorframe.

"Dad, I thought you said you were a mind reader" I said, he finally got it and chuckled.

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