Jacob saves Bella three times in New Moon. He physically saves her from bodily harm, and he mentally and emotionally remedies her heart's illness, at Edward's departure, by being present and so very in love with her. Since today is the eleventh anniversary of New Moon's movie release date, here is a list of the three ways in which Jacob Black saves Bella Swan in book two of the saga.
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With Midnight Sun out the Twilight meme rennaisance has taken on a whole new dimension. Are we excited?
The Wait is Over
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I remember reading the first chapter of Midnight Sun back in the day, and then almost immediately finding out that was it. Twelve years alter, does any of us know what to expect?
I’ve Only Known Edward for Five Minutes
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There’s no way his blood tasted good. Also, where is Carlisle Cullen now? I’ve gotta say, I didn’t pay that much attention to Edward’s death the first time, but it sure seems like a statement now.
Where Is He?
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How much Pattinson hated working on Twilight is a meme in itself, what are they going to do if they want to make a movie? Things are staying crazy in the Twilight fandom, that’s for sure.
Say it Out Loud
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Does anyone else remember the twilight parody where she’s like…. ‘you’re a mermaid’…. or did I hallucinate that?
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Y’know, Stephanie Meyer is shockingly chill for a famous author. She didn’t start a fuss about Fifty Shades of Gray, she wasn’t dramatic when she pulled Midnight Sun the first time, and now here it is.
You Don’t Have To
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I haven’t been in the Twilight fandom in a long time (no judgement), but I kind of feel like I have to read it. What am I going to do, just sit here wondering?
It Never Ends
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I kind of love that he’s going to be Batman. I don’t know if it’s gonna work out, but I just like watching it all roll out. I think it’s gonna get even crazier.
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This guy really said I don’t want to kill this girl, so time to hang out when she’s as vulnerable as possible. Frankly, it’s one of the most yikes things about Twilight, but you’ve got to love the decision making.
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Iconic. I know I already said something about Spanish Flu, but it’s just so funny to me the idea of Edward’s first and only descriptor being that he basically died of Spanish Flu. He’s a vampire! I just like understatements.
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The moment Twilight fans have been waiting for has arrived! Midnight Sun is coming this summer!
Die hard fan or total casual, the Twilight meme renaissance is truly a gift to all of us. Whether you have thoughts on Stephanie Meyer’s connection to the fandom, Edward’s first reaction to Bella, or subverting the hate by listing things that are actually WORSE love stories than twilight, there’s a lot to like here. And this article contains the creme de la creme of all this hilarious nonsense.
You Can’t Just Ask People Why They Sparkle
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Isn’t this… just cannon? Like, Edward Cullen is the kind of legend you could ask anyone about at that school. Sure, some of them might be like… he’s dating his step sister… but most of them would say stuff like this. And wasn’t he basically in a car commercial? Look how pretty this car is! Only a profoundly emotional vampire can slow this down! Honestly though, I don’t know why everyone isn’t more obsessed with Rosalie or Alice. They’re so mean and so nice respectively! There’s so much to unpack.
I Don’t FIND That Very Surprising
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Don’t panic if you don’t get this – that’s really the whole joke. Also, go watch A Very Potter Musical right this second. You will have ZERO regrets. Unlike Cedric. Ok, I’m done, but what house would Edward Cullen be in, do you think? Is there a consensus? Honestly though, Cedric Diggory didn’t distract me in Twilight. All that distracted me was Shark Boy. Does anyone else remember that movie? Did I dream it? Every time Jacob came on screen, all I could think was “I broke my fiiiin!” I can’t be alone. Please.
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I actually have a lot of question about Carlisle’s decisions, but I also read somewhere that he was only 23 when he died, and as someone who’s 23 currently, that explains a lot. Still, there were a few moments I questioned, and this is definitely one of them. I don’t really remember if we know how great Carlisle is at not killing people when this scene takes place, but either way, Edward seems like the WORST option. I mean? All he wants is to drain her dry? Is this even a romantic gesture? Also, according to Wikipedia, you can’t suck venom from a wound.
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God, I cannot even imagine how someone came up with this, or how it seems SO in character. Twilight was guilty of a certain amount of thesaurus abuse, certainly, but on a more fundamental level, Edward Cullen was such a total and absolute weirdo. How did we not see it before? Like, honestly, how did we not all read the first book and think… effervescent. Sure, he might not BE the most effervescent, but look at the snail on that mood board! What other word could you possibly use? Especially if you were both 17 and a hundred something.
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I could never put my finger on the dangers in twilight, or their chronology. Do things escalate? Or just oscillate? Listen, I’m not hating – Buffy had the same problem. It’s hard to turn up the stakes when most of your characters are immortal. But like, after the threat of turning accidentally in the first book, it’s like, no! This time we might DIE! Look at all these things that can ACTUALLY kill us. Let’s flirt with them, just for funsies.
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