In Twilight, what is Alice's gift to Bella on her 18th birthday? Because of the papercut, Bella never had a chance to open Alice's gift, and she said "you can thank me later."

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This scene is actually found in New Moon, the second book in the Twilight series. The book opens with with Bella in a foul mood; she doesn't want to turn eighteen, because to do so will mean that she is forever older than Edward, who is stuck at age...

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This scene is actually found in New Moon, the second book in the Twilight series. The book opens with with Bella in a foul mood; she doesn't want to turn eighteen, because to do so will mean that she is forever older than Edward, who is stuck at age seventeen forever. She senses her own mortality by comparison and isn't at all excited about the party Alice, whom she has grown close to, is throwing for her.

Alice and Edward have combined forces to create a CD of Edward's piano music. However, since Jasper attacks due to a paper cut she receives while opening this gift, she doesn't realize what is inside until later, when Edward brings her gifts by her house. Bella is speechless as she listens to the music, realizing that Edward has composed this lullaby just for her.

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Alice and Edward together had created a CD of Edward playing the piano, including Bella's lullaby.  The planning of the birthday party for Bella was also Alice's doing, spite of Bella's insistence that she didn't want to make a big deal out of her birthday.  She's disgruntled because she's now older than Edward, who will be 17 forever as a vampire, and she can't convince him to change her into one as well to stop the aging process.  However, Alice, who has a natural gift for fashion and entertaining, refuses to be swayed by Bella's negative attitude, and has the party for the grumpy birthday girl anyway.

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