Author: That Writr
Characters/Pairing: E/B ... eventually, other canon pairings assumed.
Rating: Mature ... eventually; this part is PG
Category: romance, drama
Spoilers: through New Moon
Summary: Bella went cliff diving, but it didn't turn out so well. She broke her back. A decade later, Edward reappears in her life on the same night she loses her best friend and husband to a freak accident. Now a graduate student in Women's Studies, she's not thrilled to see him.
Notes: Bella has a private conversation with Carlisle. Only some of it involves Edward. Later, there are fireworks. Bella pushes Edward to follow his dreams. (It's been over a week since an update, I know ... my apologies. But at least I have a longer-than-average part for you today!)
Previous: Part 17
Previous parts will each be linked at the top of each new part.
Additionally, for those who'd like to review earlier chapter or want to begin reading from the beginning, the story is available at fanfiction-net: http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4500819/1/In_the_Blink_of_an_Eye
Brief snippet from the end of Part 17 + Part 18